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Former Canadian ice hockey player and former head coach Wayne Gretzky. It is remarkable to note that he had played twenty seasons in the National Hockey League. He has been called ‘The greatest hockey player ever.’ He was born on January 26, 1961, in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. Gretzky is the leading scorer in NHL history. It is also remarkable to note that he tallied over 100 points in 16 professional seasons.
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Starting his career at the age of 14, he gave a stupendous performance in all the matches held in Toronto in which he participated. This gave him a wide opportunity for his future growth. However, the World Hockey Association does not allow players below 20 to participate; several WHA teams courted Gretzky to sign and play being one of the promising young players. He scored his first professional goal against Dave Dryden of the Edmonton Oilers.
Family and Personal Life
Here is Wayne Gretzky's family information, including spouse, kids, and dating life.
Gretzky’s participation as a judge in the ‘Dance Fever’ gave him the chance to meet actress Janet Jones, and they got married in July 1988. They now have five children.
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Janet Jones (m. 1988)|
|Children/Kids||Yes (Paulina Gretzky, Tristan Gretzky, Emma Gretzky, Ty Gretzky, Trevor Gretzky)|
Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Wayne Douglas Gretzky|
|Age (as of today)||61 years|
|Date of Birth||January 26, 1961|
|Place of Birth||Brantford, Canada|
|Height||1.83 m, 6 feet|
|Weight||84 kg, 185 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$280 million|
|Occupation||Former Head Coach, Ice Hockey Player|
Height, Weight, and Age
Wayne Gretzky's height is quite tall measuring 1.83 m. Boasting a weight of 84 kg. Being born on January 26, 1961, translates to an age of 61 years as of todays date (December 5, 2022).
The only way a kid is going to practice is if it’s total fun for him… and it was for me.Wayne Gretzky
Most people marry their mother. I married my father.Wayne Gretzky
I just like to keep my money in the bank; I’m not a big risk-taker. I don’t know anything about the stock market… I stay away from things I don’t know anything about.Wayne Gretzky
I couldn’t beat people with my strength; I don’t have a hard shot; I’m not the quickest skater in the league. My eyes and my mind have to do most of the work.Wayne Gretzky
Growing up, I was always the small guy.Wayne Gretzky