Wayne Gretzky Net Worth
Wayne Gretzky net worth and salary: Wayne Gretzky is a Canadian-born former professional hockey player who has a net worth of $200 million. Wayne Douglas Gretzky was born January 26, 1961 in Ontario, Canada. In 1978 he signed with the Indianapolis Racer if the World Hockey Association, but only played briefly before being traded to the Edmonton Oilers. When his team joined the NHL he was adamant in leading them to four Stanley Cup victories. He was traded two more times after that, also playing for the Los Angeles Kings and the St. Louis Blues. He retired from his professional career in 1999 while playing for the New York Rangers. During the span of his career, Gretzky achieved nine Hart Trophies for most valuable player, ten Art Ross Trophies for most points in season, five Lester B. Pearson awards, and two Conn Smythe Trophies as playoff MVP. He was immediately inducted into the NHL Hall of Fame following his retirement. In 2002 he became executive director for the Canadian Men's National Hockey Team during the Winter Olympics. Gretzky has been nicknamed "The Great One", being the only player in NHL history to achieve over 200 points in a single season. A feat which he accomplished 4 times. Gretzky has been married to American actress Janet Jones since 1988, and together the couple has five children.