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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.
Wayne Gretzky has been very successful throughout the years.
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.
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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)|
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Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Wayne Douglas Gretzky|
|Age (as of today)||62 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. Wayne Gretzky weighs 84 kg. Being born on January 26, 1961, translates to an age of 62 years as of todays date (November 17, 2023).
I get a feeling about where a teammate is going to be. A lot of times, I can turn and pass without even looking.Wayne Gretzky
Growing up, I was always the small guy.Wayne Gretzky
It’s an honour and a thrill and a privilege just to play in the NHL.Wayne Gretzky
I think that from the time you start playing sports as a child you see that your responsibility to your team is to play the best that you can play as an individual… and yet, not take anything away from being part of a team.Wayne Gretzky
The only way a kid is going to practice is if it’s total fun for him… and it was for me.Wayne Gretzky