There’s no doubt about it, Mike Fisher and Carrie Underwood are a power couple. Although they’ve had very different paths to fame, the pair has been married for nearly seven years.
Fisher, who is a forward for the Nashville Predators, met Underwood backstage after one of her concerts in 2008. The couple became engaged on December 20, 2009.
Together, Fisher and Underwood have an estimated combined net worth of $115 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Here’s more on Fisher’s net worth, salary, and previous contracts:
1. Fisher Was Drafted 44th in The 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Fisher was drafted in the second round, 44th overall, by the Ottawa Senators in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft.
He made his NHL debut with the Senators in the 1999–2000 season. However, due to an injury, Fisher’s rookie season was shortened to 32 games in which he recorded four goals, and five assists.
During the 2001-02 season, Fisher began to show his offensive capabilities as he recorded 15 goals and nine assists. He improved to 18 goals and 20 assists in his fourth season in 2002–03.
2. Fisher’s Net Worth Is Estimated at $30 Million
3. Fisher Signed a 5-Year Contract Extension Worth $21 Million in 2007
Fisher became known for his aggressive style of play and versatile skill set with Ottawa. The forward was a finalist for the Selke Award in 2005-06 as one of the NHL’s top defensive forwards with a career-high plus-minus (+/-) rating of +23 in the regular season. Fisher recorded 22 goals and 44 points, helping the Senators enter the playoffs as the first seed in the Eastern Conference.
He tied his career high in 2006-07 with 22 goals in 68 regular-season games along with 26 assists for 48 points, both personal bests. Fisher had five goals and five assists in 20 playoff games in the 2006-07 postseason for the Senators, who reached the Stanley Cup Final for the first time. Fisher’s 73 playoff hits ranked second overall.
In September 2007, he agreed to a five-year contract extension worth $21 million with the Senators.
Fisher earned $1.5 million in the 2007-08 season, $6 million in the 2008-09 season, $4 million each of the next three seasons, and $3 million in 2012-13.
Fisher was traded to the Predators during the 2010-11 season in exchange for Nashville’s 2011 first-round draft pick Stefan Noesen and a conditional pick in 2012.
4. Fisher Signed a 2-year, $8.4 Million Contract Extension With the Predators in 2012
Fisher was the recipient of the 2012 NHL Foundation Player Award, given to the NHL player who applies the core values of hockey—commitment, perseverance and teamwork—to enrich the lives of people in his community.
That same year, the Nashville Predators signed Fisher to a two-year contract extension in 2012 for $8.4 million. The deal came out to a cap hit of $4.2 million per year, which was the exact same figure as his previous contract.
The contract ran through the end of the 2014-15 season.
In 2015, Fisher and the Predators agreed to a two-year, $8.8 million contract. The contract paid him $4.8 million in 2015–16 and $4 million in 2016–17.
During the 2014-15 season, Fisher scored 19 goals and recorded 20 assists in 59 games. The following season, Fisher notched 13 goals and 10 assists in 70 games. However, this season, Fisher increased his offensive production with 18 goals and 24 assists in 72 games.
Fisher was named captain of the Predators after previous captain Shea Weber was traded to the Montreal Canadiens for defenseman P. K. Subban.
5. Fisher’s Wife, Carrie Underwood Has a Net Worth of $85 Million
Fisher’s wife, country music superstar Carrie Underwood has an estimated net worth of $85 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Underwood, who is one of the most prominent country singers, rose to fame after winning the fourth season of American Idol in 2005. She is the most successful American Idol winner, according to Forbes.
Underwood has racked up an impressive list of accolades throughout her career including six Grammy Awards, 16 Billboard Music Awards, 11 Academy of Country Music Awards and seven American Music Awards. In 2008, she became the youngest member to be inducted into the Grand Old Opry at age 26.
Underwood’s hit singles include “Jesus, Take The Wheel”, “Before He Cheats”, and “Cowboy Cassanova.” Time Magazine named her one of the most influential people in the world 2016.
According to an article in Taste of Country Magazine from May 2016, Underwood and Fisher, were in the process of designing their dream home.
“My husband, Mike [Fisher], and I are designing our ‘forever’ home,” she told the magazine. “My must-haves are a wood-burning fireplace, a porch swing, and rocking chairs.”
In 2013, Underwood and Fisher sold their home in Ottowa, Canada, which was situated on an 11-acre estate. Their property included an indoor fireplace, home theater, gym, wine cellar, triple-car garage, and large walk-in closets, according to Nash Country Daily.