Chris Drury Wiki Biography
Christopher Ellis Drury was born on the 20th August 1976, in Trumbull, Connecticut USA, and is a former professional ice hockey player, a former member of several National Hockey League’s (NHL) teams including the Colorado Avalanche, Buffalo Sabres and New York Rangers. He is also a double Winter Olympics silver medalist with the US men’s national ice hockey team, and currently serves as New York Rangers’ assistant general manager.
Have you ever wondered how much wealth this retired athlete has accumulated so far? How rich Chris Drury is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total of Chris Drury’s net worth, as of mid-2017, revolves around the sum of $44 million, primarily acquired through his professional ice hockey career which was active between 1998 and 2011.
Chris Drury Net Worth $44 million
Chris is the younger brother of retired NHL’s Calgary Flamers hockey player Ted Drury. As a child, Chris excelled at several sports including baseball in which his team won the 1989 Little League World Series championship trophy. While attending Fairfield College Preparatory School, he focused on ice hockey full time. In 1994, the Quebec Nordiques drafted Chris as pick No. 72 overall, in the third round of NHL Entry Draft. Chris then enrolled at Boston University and during four years he spent there, he won 1995 National Championship title, two consecutive Hockey East’s Player of the Year Awards as well as Hobey Baker Award. All these achievements helped Chris Drury to hone his playing skills which, obviously, helped him to gain such an impressive amount of wealth.
Drury debuted in NHL in 1998 as the member of a new team, as the Quebec Nordiques transferred to Denver, Colorado and rebranded as the Colorado Avalanche. In his rookie season, he was rewarded with Calder Memorial Trophy, honoring his performances for being the league’s best rookie. During the 2000 season, Chris led his team to win the Stanley Cup and in 2002 was selected for the US national team with which he won the silver medal at the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Saltlake City, Utah. These achievements helped Chris Drury to establish himself as a prominent player and also to significantly increase the total of his net worth.
The 2002/2003 season he spent with the Calgary Flames before joining the Buffalo Sabres in July 2003. In 2004 Drury led his national team to winning the bronze medal at the 2004 IIHF Men’s Ice Hockey World Championship which took place in Prague, Czech Republic, while in 2006 he participated in another Winter Olympics in Torino, Italy. All these ventures boosted Chris Drury’s popularity which resulted in enhancing his fortune as well.
With the Sabres, Drury won the President’s Trophy in 2007 before he transferred to the New York Rangers in July 2007, after signing five-season playing contract worth $35.25 million. As its captain, he led the Rangers to win the 2008 Victoria Cup. At the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, Canada, as a member of the America’s national ice hockey team, Drury won his second silver Olympic medal. Due to a knee injury which would cause him to skip the entire 2011/2012 season, Chris Drury officially announced his retirement from professional playing in August 2011.
However, although he retired from playing, Chris Drury is still active in the world of ice hockey – in September 2015 he was named as the director of New York Rangers’ player development while since September 2016 he has been serving as the franchise’s assistant general manager. It is certain that all these engagements have contributed to Chris Drury’s revenues big time.
When it comes to his personal life, Drury is married to Rory, with whom he has welcomed two daughters and a son. With his family, he resides in Greenwich, Connecticut.
|Full Name||Chris Drury|
|Net Worth||$44 Million|
|Date Of Birth||August 20, 1976|
|Place Of Birth||Trumbull, Connecticut USA|
|Profession||Ice hockey player|
|Education||Fairfield College Preparatory School, Boston University|
|Children||Luke Drury, Kelly Drury, Dylan Drury|
|Awards||Hobey Baker Award, Calder Memorial Trophy|
|Circle of Fury||2010||Video||Leonard|
|Kidô senshi Gundam: Dai 08 MS shôtai||1996||TV Series||Additional Voices (English version, voice)|
|Twenty Dollar Star||1991||Bull’s Buddy|
|Beauty and the Beast||1990||TV Series||Cab Driver|
|Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color||1987||TV Series||Roadie|