Zdeno Chara married his long time girlfriend Tatiana Biskupicova on July 14, 2007, in Zdeno's home country of Slovakia. The two had been together since for almost 10 years before marrying. They have one child together, daughter Eliz Victoria Chára, born in May, 2009.
Zdeno is taking his wife's lead. While playing in Ottawa in 2001, he was impressed with his wife's profession as a financial planner for TD Bank. Zdeno enrolled in school to follow in her footsteps after retirement and earned his degree 2005.