Wayne Gretzky used to play professional ice hockey, and he used to be a head coach as well. From 1979-1961 he played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for four teams as he played 20 seasons. Many players and sportswriters said that Wayne Gretzky is the greatest hockey player ever.
He scored more goals than any other team player. His national team in Canada. He received many awards and player ranks throughout his career. His foundation name is The Wayne Gretzky Foundation. He is the phenomenal player as he is very successful and broke more than 60 records in NHL. His love for sports was noticed when he began skating classes back when he was nearly two years.
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Age, Height, Weight, and Body Measurements
- 3 Education, School, College/University
- 4 Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Political
- 5 Married, Relationship, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
- 6 Professional Life and Career
- 7 Awards and Nominations
- 8 Wayne Gretzky Net Worth, Income and Salary in 2020
- 9 Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
- 10 Social Media
Wayne Gretzky’s birth date is January 26, 1961. He was born in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. He played for the center position. His player career started in 1978 and ended in 1999. Wayne Gretzky played for New York Rangers, Indianapolis Racers, Los Angeles Kings, St. Louis Blues, and Edmonton Oilers.
Gretzky is the only player who made 200 points in one season of NHL as he is the leading scorer of ice hockey. He assisted more players than any other player. He beat Gordie Howe’s who is the hockey legend, and he also won the Hart Trophy continuously for eight years. For Toronto Nationals, he played as the center.
After his retirement, Wayne Gretzky went to Hockey Hall of Fame. His full name is Wayne Douglas Gretzky. He also wrote two books. Their names are Family, Hockey, and Healing. He also suffered from a brain aneurysm, and during suffering from this, he could only speak the language called Ukranian.
Many sportswriters praised him in their books.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Wayne Douglas Gretzky|
|Age:||59 years old|
|Birth Date:||January 26, 1961|
|Birth Place:||Brantford, Ontario, Canada|
|Parents:||Walter Gretzky (father) and Phyllis Gretzky(mother)|
|Children:||5. Emma, Ty, Trevor, Tristan, and Paulina Gretzky|
|Weight:||84 kg (133bs)|
|Profession:||Professional hockey player|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$280 million|
Age, Height, Weight, and Body Measurements
Wayne Gretzky is 59 years old. His height is 6 feet 0 inch (1.83m), and his weight is 185 lb. (84 kg; 13 st. 3 lb.).
Education, School, College/University
Wayne Gretzky studied at Ross Sheppard School, and then he went to West Humber Collegiate and the University of Alberta for his further studies. He got the degree of honorary in 2000 from the University of Alberta.
Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Political
Wayne Gretzky’s father’s name is Walter Gretzky, and his mother’s name is Phyllis Gretzky. And his brothers are Keith Gretzky, Kim Gretzky, Keith Gretzky, and Brent Gretzky. His nationality is American and Canadian mixed. He is Jewish by religion. His ethnicity is a mixture of Ukrainian and Irish.
Married, Relationship, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Wayne Gretzky met Janet Jones and married her. The couple together has five children, and their names are Emma, Ty, Trevor, Tristan, and Paulina Gretzky.
His son’s name is Ty Gretzky.
|Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||Married|
|When did he get married? (married date):||16th July 1988|
|Does he have any relationship affair?||No|
|Is Wayne Douglas Gretzky Gay?||No|
|Wife/Spouse? (name):||Janet Jones|
|Kids:||Emma, Ty, Trevor, Tristan, and Paulina Gretzky|
Professional Life and Career
Wayne Gretzky is the greatest player of ice hockey, as he is known as he is one of the greatest players of ice hockey. He played fantastically for his team. After retirement, he did coaching as well. Nowadays, he is running a restaurant and a wine business in Phoenix, Arizona.
During his career, he was associated with McDonald’s Canada, Ford, NCB Cartoon, Anheuser-Busch, Wayne Gretzky clothing line at Hudson’s bay co.
Awards and Nominations
Wayne Gretzky won many awards in his career such as OHL Most Sportsmanlike Player, OHL Rookie of the Year, U20 WJC All Star-Team, U20 WJC Best Forward, U20 WJC Most Assists, U20 WJC Most Points, NHL Second All-Star Team, Canada Cup Runner Up, NHL Most Valuable Player, World Championship All-Star Team, Canada Cup, Champion, NHL Stanley Cup Champion, Canada Cup MVP, NHL Contribution to US Hockey, etc. He won two Stanley Cups consecutively in 1983 and 1985.
Wayne Gretzky Net Worth, Income and Salary in 2020
As of August 2020, Wayne Gretzky net worth is $280 million. His income is $1.72 million.
Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
His life was without any rumor or scandal. Instead, he inspired many with his quotes, especially those who were passionate about sports.
Wayne Gretzky has around 473,437 fan likes on his page. His Twitter account has around 152k followers.
Wayne Gretzky is the leading player in the ice hockey world. He is the role model for the players. Many players got benefited through his foundation. He played a great game of ice hockey throughout his life. One of his best quotes indicates that it is better to start playing sports at a younger age because you will be a team player and play best.