If you are familiar with the world of ice hockey, then you must know who Brooks Laich is.
Brooks Laich is a professional ice hockey player who played for the Los Angeles Kings in the National Hockey League (NHL) from the 2017-18 season.
He first tasted the limelight when he went on to play at the 2003 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships representing his nation Canada. There, his team successfully managed to capture the silver medal.
Besides, he also played for several leagues in his career like American Hockey League (AHL), Western Hockey League (WHL), and National League (NL).
Some of the teams for which he has played are Moose Jaw Warriors, Seattle Thunderbirds, Hershey Bears, and so on.
Moreover, he was also an alternate captain for his team Washington Capitals of the NHL.
Though earning great fame, he never lets it go into his head and is constantly seen doing charitable activities to help needy people.
Brooks Laich’s Married Life
The professional ice hockey player is spending his happy life with his dancer and actress wife, Julianne Hough.
The initiation of their wedding began when the to-be husband-wife duo started their dating life back in 2014. The couple got to know about each other through their common friend, actor Teddy Sears.
After spending some beautiful moments and knowing each other for a while, Julianne announced that they were engaged on 18 August 2015 through an Instagram post. She surprised her fans with the news and wrote that:
We are overwhelmed with joy and excitement to share with you our recent engagement! #fiancé #love
And, after two years of being engaged, the pair finally decided to take a huge step in their relationship.
On 8 July 2017, at Lake Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, the engaged duo shared the wedding vows and promised never to leave each other in any condition.
Brooks Laich with his wife, Julianne Hough on 29 November 2019 (Photo: Brooks Laich's Instagram)
Since then, the couples have been withstanding with the promise that they shared. Also, they are seen in different places, enjoying the time that they are having.
Nonetheless, in these long years, the couple is yet to be blessed with babies.
Brooks Laich’s Wife Details, Is She Straight?
Brooks Laich’s wife, Julianne Hough was born on 20 July 1988, in Orem, Utah.
She made her name as an actress and dancer, who the fourth season of the dance show, Dancing With the Stars.
Besides, she has also portrayed roles in many movies as well.
Moreover, she got the fortune to be the judge of America's Got Talent in 2019.
Nonetheless, the fortune wasn’t with the newly appointed judge of America's Got Talent when the topic was of having a child. Due to the effort of having a child, she had in-vitro fertilization (IVF), only later to know that she is not straight.
On 1 August 2019, while in an interview with Women's Health Magazine, she announced about her sexuality and revealed that she isn’t straight.
The news shocked most of her fans, especially her beloved husband, Brooks Laich. Nonetheless, despite the huge reveal, Brooks supported his wife and stayed with her. Also, after the announcement of Julianne, there was news that they would split.
However, defying all the news, they have stayed together and have shown no signs of separation.
Salary And Net Worth
Brooks Laich has had a very fruitful career in the field of sports playing for different teams in different leagues across countries.
While Brooks was playing for the Washington Capitals, he had average earnings of $606,100 per year.
Moreover, in the year 2017, he signed a one year contract with the Los Angeles Kings team worth $650,000.
As of now, it’s known that Brooks Laich’s contract with the Los Angeles Kings has been terminated, and he is a free agent now.
Nonetheless, it’s sure that he has accumulated some healthy amount of cash in his bank account while he played for several teams. However, Brooks net worth is yet to be revealed.
But, his actress and dancer wife has a total net worth of $10 million.