Zdeno Chara


Zdeno Chara Bio

Who is Zdeno Chara

Zdeno Chara is a Slovak professional ice hockey defenseman who currently serves as captain of the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League. Chára is the tallest player ever to play in the National Hockey League.

Early Life (Childhood)

Chara was born in Trencin, Czechoslovakia.His father, Zden?k Chára, was a prominent Greco-Roman wrestler. He attended Algonquin College in Ottawa and had a financial planning diploma.

Interesting Facts

Chára is a Slovak professional ice hockey whose net worth was estimated to be $50 Million. He is fluent in seven languages: Slovak, Czech, Polish, Russian, Swedish, German and English. He was one of the first NHL players to endorse You Can Play and acceptance of gay players in professional hockey.

Personal Life

On July 14, 2007, Chára married his long-time girlfriend Tatiana Biskupicová in Nemšová, Slovakia. They together have one daughter Elliz Victoria Chára (or Chárová) born on April 27, 2009.


Chára won the James Norris Memorial Trophy while playing for the Bruins in 2008–09. He has won Mark Messier Leadership Award and Stanley Cup in 2011. In 2013, he has won The Hockey News' John Ferguson Award (for toughest player).