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Wayne Gretzky Net Worth, Career, Relationships, Biography And Other Details

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Wayne Gretzky is a retired professional hockey player from Canada. He is also an entrepreneur and has achieved a lot of success in his professional career. He is considered to be one of the greatest hockey players and has played for NHL for 20 seasons.

Net Worth

Wayne Gretzky has a net worth of $250 million. He is a hockey player and also a businessman. During his peak career, he achieved a total of $46 million. He earned $50 million from endorsements and also earned a total of $150 million from the matches he has played like a hockey player.

Early Life

Wayne Douglas Gretzky was born in Brantford, Ontario, on January 26, 1961. He played hockey with his siblings during his childhood and his father was his coach and teacher. He had a natural talent for the game. When he turned 6, he played with a team that had10-year-olds.

His parents helped him to move to Toronto and he started playing hockey there. He was a part of the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association and became the winner of the Junior B hockey tournament in the Toronto Nationals. He received the Rookie of the Year award in the Metro Junior B Hockey League. He started his professional hockey career when he turned 17.

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Professional Hockey Career

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When he turned 17, Gretzky signed a $1.75 million USD contract with the Indianapolis Racers. He did not NHL at that time because NHL did not sign for some time and traded to the Edmonton Oilers. His team joined NHL after the age of 20 and earned the Stanley Cup victories.

He helped the team earn the Hart Memorial Trophy and was awarded as the NHL’s Most Valuable Player in his first NHL season. He broke the 200 points and added another achievement to his name. He joined the Los Angeles Kings and also played for the St. Louis Blues in 1996. He signed a deal with the New York Rangers and signed a, $8 million USD contract with the team.

He officially retired from his professional career in 1999 and he was playing with the New York Rangers at that time. During his career, Gretzky received nine Hart Trophies and achieved a lot of success. He also received the NHL Hall of Fame after his retirement. After retiring from NHL, he held 61 records. Wayne had a successful hockey career and is considered to be one of the most successful hockey players in history.

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Personal Life

 Gretzky fell in love with the actress Janet Jones and started dating her. He met her during the filming of the television show “Dance Fever.” The couple started dating in 1987 and got married in 1988. Their wedding ceremony was high profile and was considered to be “The Royal Wedding”. They have five children together three sons and two daughters. Their daughter is a singer and a model and is rumored to be in a relationship with a professional golfer.

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