Milan Lucic - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 18, 2022

Milan Lucic
Profession: Ice hockey player
Best Known For: Edmonton Oilers, Boston Bruins (ice hockey team)
Salary: $3 million
Net Worth: $22.5 million

Personal Details

Born on : June 7, 1988 (age 35)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Milan Lucic
Birth Place: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Horoscope: Gemini
Father's Name: Dobrivoje Lucic
Mother's Name: Snezana Kesa
Siblings: 2

Jovan Lucic (older brother)
Nikola Lucic (younger brother)

High School: South Delta Secondary School
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Bosnian, Herzegovinian, Croatian)
Nationality: Canadian


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: August 27, 2012
Wife's Name: Brittany Carnegie
Children: 3

Valentina Lucic (daughter)
Nikolina Lucic(daughter)
Milan Lucic Jr. (son)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.91 meter (6 feet 3 inch)
Weight: 105 kg (231.49 lb)
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Milan Lucic?

Milan Lucic is an ice hockey player by profession and Canadian by nationality. He is currently the left winger and an alternate captain for the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Milan Lucic – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings

Milan Lucic’s birth took place on June 7, 1988, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He was born to his mother Snezana Kesa and his father Dobrivoje Lucic, a longshoreman. He is not the only child of his parents and has two siblings- older brother Jovan Lucic and younger brother Nikola Lucic.

His father emigrated from Yugoslavia (now Bosnia and Herzegovina) when he was 27 and his mother moved to Canada from Yugoslavia (now Croatia) at the age of 2. Milan Lucic’s maternal uncle is Dan Kesa, a retired NHL right winger.

young Milan Lucic (Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, he attended Killarney Secondary School and South Delta Secondary School. And at the age of 15, he was diagnosed with Scheuermann's disease where the vertebrae grow unevenly.

His ethnicity is Bosnian, Herzegovinian, and Croatian.

Milan Lucic – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Milan Lucic married his longtime girlfriend Brittany Carnegie on August 27, 2012. He and his wife have three children together- older daughters Valentina Lucic, and Nikolina Lucic, and son Milan Lucic Jr. (born May 17, 2018).

Currently, the couple is happy together without rumors of extra-marital or divorce.

Milan Lucic, Brittany Carnegie in April 2020 (Instagram)

Milan Lucic – Career

Amateur Career

Milan Lucic began his career as an amateur in 2004. He played with Coquitlam Express, Vancouver Giants. In the second round of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, Lucic was selected by Boston Bruins

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Professional Career

His debut NHL game was on October 5, 2007, with the Boston Bruins, and had been chosen as the Giants' next team captain. He played for the team until the 2013–14 season.

On June 26, 2015, Milan Lucic was traded to the Los Angeles Kings. He played the season with  20 goals and 35 assists for 55 points.

He became an unrestricted free agent the following year and signed with Edmonton Oilers with a seven-year, $42 million contract. 

International games

In 2007, Milan Lucic was named team captain of Canada for the 2007 Super Series against Russia. 

He was invited to Canada's summer orientation camp for the 2010 Winter Olympics but did not make it to the final roster. Lucic was again invited to the orientation camp for the 2014 Winter Olympics but this time too could not make it to the final roster.

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Milan Lucic (The Athletic)

Milan Lucic – Awards, Nominations

Lucic has won President's Cup, Memorial Cup, Stafford Smythe Memorial Trophy, NHL YoungStars Game, Stanley Cup champion, Seventh Player Award, and Eddie Shore Award.

Milan Lucic – Net Worth, Salary

His net worth and salary are estimated to be around $22.5 million and $3 million respectively.

Milan Lucic – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Lucic is active on Twitter with around 107.5k followers but is absent from Facebook, and Instagram.

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