Wayne Gretzky Net Worth and Biography

Wayne Douglas Gretzky is a former Canadian professional ice hockey player. He is seen as the best NHL player of all time. Because of this, his nickname is “The Great One”. He has many records to his name. For example, he is the only player ever to have earned more than 200 points in one NHL season.

Wayne Gretzky currently has a net worth of $250 million dollars.

Net Worth: $250 million
Birth Date:
January 26, 1961
Brantford, Canada
Former Hockey Player
Last Updated:
February 2020
Wayne Gretzky Net Worth

As of 2020, Wayne Gretzky has a net worth of $250 Million dollars. Gretzky is considered the greatest player ever in ice hockey. 

Biography of Wayne Gretzky

Wayne Gretzky was born on January 26th, 1961 in Brantford, Ontario. He grew up with his parents and his four siblings. He’s considered to be one of the best hockey players of all time. Gretzky already started skating at 2 years old. This was because his grandparents had a hockey rink in their backyard. Gretzky and his siblings could practice here as much as they wanted. at Gretzky was only 2 years old when he first started skating.

When he was a teenager he started to get noticed all across Canada. He was selected third in the 1977 Ontario Major Junior Hockey League. 

Wayne Gretzky Career

He has 61 NHL records to his name, such as the records for most goals (in total and per season) and most assists. 

In addition to the NHL records, there are also 4 Stanley Cups (1984, 1985, 1987, 1988) and 9 Hart Memorial Trophies (1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988) on his honors list. 


It’s easy to understand why Wayne Gretzky has amassed so much wealth for himself. He has influenced and aspired so many young ice hockey players as well. Another former Canadian ice hockey player, Mario Lemieux, is also considered to be one of the best, and is often compared to Wayne Gretzky.