New Jersey Devils defenseman Sean Brown is one of just a handful of players of African descent in the National Hockey League. He is a former Canadian professional ice hockey defenseman.
Early Life and Education
Brown was born in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, east of Toronto, on November 5, 1976.
Brown was interested in hockey from his very early age, as he took to the ice as a defenseman in the local junior "pee wee" league. At one point his father gave him an autographed photo of the Canadian-born black player Willie O'Ree, who broke the NHL's color barrier in the year 1958.
By the time Brown played 15 games of the Ontario Junior Hockey League for the Oshawa Legionnaires during the 1992-93 season.
Sean Brown was drafted by the Boston Bruins in the first round of, 21st overall, in the 1995 NHL Entry Draft. After a year, he signed a contract with Mariusz Czerkawski and first-round draft choice to the Edmonton Oilers for Bill Ranford.
In March 2002, Sean was dealt back to Boston to provide defensive depth for a playoff run that never materialized. After one more season with the Boston, he signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New Jersey Devils and played American Hockey League.
In March 2008, Brown signed a deal with EC KAC of the Austrian Hockey League after signing a contract with the Dusseldorf Metro Stars of the DEL on 27th July of 2006.
The 40 years old Sean Brown seems to be a private person and has kept details regarding his affairs and dating life away from the limelight.
Brown isn't exactly very expressive on social media. So, there are a lot of unanswered question regarding his relationship status, girlfriend and love affairs.
Net Worth and Body Measurement
Brown is a successful former ice hockey player. He has made a tremendous amount of net worth from his career, estimated to be $2 million. He is big (6-feet 3-inches tall, 210 pounds), powerful, and a bit intimidating on the ice.