Valeri Bure Biography, Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Husband, Boyfriend, Family, Net Worth, Career & Many More

Valeri Bure is a well-known Russian-American ice hockey player. He is popularly known for spanning 14 years, playing for both the National Hockey League (NHL) and the Russian national team. He came into the limelight after getting married to famous American actress Candace Cameron Bure.

Early Life

Valeri Bure’s birth name is Valeri Vladimirovich “Val” Bure. But he is mostly known as Valeri Bure. He was born on 13 June 1974. He is now 48 years old (as of 2022). Her birthplace is Moscow, Russia. At the age of 9, his parents separated. Then his father took all the responsibility for him. Valeri completed his schooling at Chatsworth Charter high school. Then he finished his graduation from Public US State University. Besides his study, he started playing hockey in National Hockey League (NHL).

Personal Information

Valeri Bure spent his childhood with his family. His father’s name is Vladimir Bure. He was an Olympic swimmer from Switzerland. He won four medals in 1968, 1972, and 1976 for the Soviet Union. Valeri’s mother is Tatiana Bure. He has one sibling. His older brother’s name is Pavel Bure. He is also a hockey player. Valeri’s parents got divorced and separated when he was only 9. After that, he and his older brother were raised by his father. His father was the one who inspired him to join National Hockey Team.

Career Life

At the age of 17, Valeri played three games with HC CSKA Moscow of the Soviet Championship League. In 1991, he joined the Spokane Cheifs of the Western Hockey League. After that, he became the first Russian hockey player in the league’s history. In 1991-92, his first season in the WHL, he recorded 49 points in 53 games for the Chiefs. He was praised by the NHL Central Scouting Bureau for being a good skater. Bure recorded 298 points in three seasons with Spokane and stands fourth on the Cheifs all-time scoring list.

Valeri made his debut internationally with the Russian National Junior Team in World Junior Championship in 1994. He became the leading scorer with the bronze medal in six games and was named to the tournament’s All-Star Team. In 1996, he appeared in one game at the inaugural World Cup of Hockey. At the CSKA Moscow tournament, he scored one goal and Russia advanced to the gold medal game. After the tournament, he returned for the 2002 Salt Lake Games and scored a goal.

Russia won the bronze medal in the tournament. In 2010, Valeri returned to the ice as a contestant on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s figure skating reality show “Battle of the Blades” in the second season. Ekaterina Gordeeva was the partner of Valeri. They won the competition and got $100,000 US dollars. The pair donated the prize to Compassion Canada.

Relationship Info

Valeri Bure tied the knot with actress Candace Cameron on 22 June 1996. The couple has three children. They are Natasha Bure, Lev Bure, and Maksim Bure.

Controversy

Valeri Bure is an Industrious personality. He has kept himself away from all kinds of controversies.

Political Info

Valeri Bure has no political background and he is not involved in politics.

Award & Achievements

  • Valeri was appointed to the First All-Star and the Second All-Star teams of the WHL in the 1992-1993 and 1993-1994 seasons.
  • He was made part of the “World Junior All-Star” team in 1994.
  • In 1999, he was made part of the “NHL All-Star” game.
  • Valerie holds an “NHL” record with his brother, Pavel for most goals scored by a set of siblings.

Some Unknown Facts About Valeri Bure

  • In 1998, Valeri played his first two Olympic games.
  • Valeri and his brother played together as teammates with CSKA Moscow in 1991.
  • In 2004, Russia invited him to play at the World Cup of Hockey. But he declined to play due to a lack of insurance in the event of injury.
  • Bure retired from Hockey in 2005.
  • In 2007, Valeri and his wife Candace opened a restaurant named The Milk and Honey Cafe. But they shut the business to move to California.

Valeri Bure’s Net Worth

Valeri Bure earns most of his living as an athlete. His estimated net worth is approximately $14 million USD.

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