Steve Yzerman - Updated Jul 2024

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Steve Yzerman

Steve Yzerman is a famous retired Canadian ice hockey player. Steve Yzerman played for the Detroit Red Wings in his whole NHL profession from 1983 to 2006.

Early Life and Childhood

Steve Yzerman was born on the 9th of May, 1965, in Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada. Steve is currently 58 years old. He is American-Canadian by nationality and he belongs to the Christian religion. Similarly, his birth sign is Taurus. Talking about her parents, Steve was born to his father Ron Yzerman, and his mother Jean Yzerman. Likewise, he has four siblings with whom he grew up; Gray Yzerman, Christopher Yzerman, Ronnie-Jean Yzerman, and Michael Yzerman.

Moving towards his educational background, Steve completed his schooling at Bell High School. Details regarding his further education are not available at the moment.

Professional Life and Career

Steve started his career by playing for the junior hockey team named Nepean Raiders. After that, he played for the Peterborough Petes. Later, he joined his longest-time team Detroit Red Wings. Soon after, he became the captain and played as a captain for two decades. Steve was only 21 when he began his captainship.

In 1997, Detroit Red Wings won the finals of the Stanley Cup against the Philadelphia Flyers. After winning the cup under his leadership, Steve became hugely popular.

Steve has represented his country in many international tournaments including the Olympics. Steve won an Olympic gold medal in the year 2002. After resigning in 2006, he also assisted as the general manager for Team Canada during the IIHF World Championship in 2007 and won it. Detroit Red Wings won Stanley Cup Championships three times (i.e. in 1997, 1998, 2002) during his captainship.

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Caption: Steve during his match (Source:

On July 3, 2006, Steve retired from hockey. In his last match, he scored the seventh unsurpassed driving score in NHL history. After his resignment as a player, Steve worked in the front office of the club. Furthermore, Steve also served as general chief of the Tampa Bay Lightning. In addition, Steve also worked as an official executive in two Olympics for Team Canada.

As per the one-year agreement, Steve reported leaving the Lightning general administrator post on September 11, 2018. However, he has agreed to stay with them as the group instructor to the proprietor and representative Jeffrey Vinik.

Net Worth 2024

Steve Yzerman has earned a decent amount of money throughout his career. His estimated net worth is over $50 million US dollars as of 2024. Steve has gained a huge amount of properties and assets from his NHL profession. Moreover, Steve is currently getting $2.4 million US dollars yearly from his club.

Despite his popularity and fame, she has not received any brand endorsement deals as of now. However, it is possible that shortly, he might start to endorse brands. 

Being a talented hockey player, Steve has won several awards. His awards include NHL All-Star Game Roster (1984, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1997, 1999, 2000),  Lester B. Pearson Award (1989), Conn Smythe Trophy  (1998), NHL First Team All-Star (2000), Frank J. Selke Trophy  (2000), Stanley Cup champion – as a player (1997, 1998, 2002), Stanley Cup champion – as an executive (2008), Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy (2003), and Lester Patrick Trophy (2006).

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Caption: Steve receiving the award (Source:

Relationship Status

Steve Yzerman got married to his long-time girlfriend Lisa Brennan on June 10, 1989. The couple shares three children named Isabella Katherine, Maria Charlotte, and Sophia Rose. Steve is living a happy life with his family. Talking about his past relationships, there is no information regarding it.

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Caption: Steve Yzerman with his wife Lisa (Source:

Steve Yzerman – Body Measurements

Steve Yzerman is tall and has maintained a proper body being a player. Steve has a height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.84m) and a body weight of 84 kg (185 lbs.). Likewise, his body measurements (Chest-Waist-Biceps) are 44-32-14.5 inches. Along with this, Steve has brown hair with dark brown eyes.

Steve Yzerman – Social media

When it comes to social media, Steve Yzerman has always been far from it. Though he has a Twitter account with 1490 followers, he has been inactive on it since 2016. Steve is living his resigned life peacefully away from social sites.