Net worth $250 million Wayne Gretzky’s incredible business empire has an NHL connection

Hockey legend Wayne Gretzky, affectionately known as “The Great One,” has built a huge business empire on his impressive NHL earnings. The story of the creation of his giant business empire over the years is very intriguing!

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Wayne Gretzky is the greatest hockey player of all time according to sportswriters, players, the NHL, and more. He was active from 1979 to 1999. Gretzky has numerous NHL records to his name. He still uses his expertise for the benefit of several NHL teams.

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Wayne Gretzky is building a business empire!

Thanks to its extreme successful hockey career, Wayne Gretzky has earned millions of dollars thanks to the NHL. After his retirement, he created a huge business empire. His net worth is said around $250 million. His business empire spans multiple dimensions, including investments in numerous sports teams.

PEBBLE BEACH, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 07: Former NHL player Wayne Gretzky reacts during round one of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am at Monterey Peninsula Country Club Shore Course on February 07, 2019 in Pebble Beach, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Gretzky has invested in teams like the Coyotes, Hull Olympiques and Toronto Argonauts. Besides that, Gretzky is also a partner of First Team Sports, which is a manufacturer of sports equipment.

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All of these investments have given Gretzky very good returns over the years. Which helped him build a multi-million dollar business empire. Notably, Gretzky also owns a winery and a few restaurants. Unsurprisingly, he also had numerous endorsement deals.

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Gretzky is an author!

Gretzky has also written several books over the years. Some of his notable books are, Gretzky: An Autobiography and 99: My Life in Pictures. His most recent book, 99: Stories of the Game, was the best-selling Canadian book of 2016. His other books have also been fairly well received by the public. All of these books gave insight into the legend’s life.

NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 07: Wayne Gretzky visits ‘Maria Bartiromo’s Wall Street’ at Fox Business Network Studios on September 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

It was interesting to know how Gretzky built a giant business empire through smart investments. His transition from the field to the boardroom has been pretty incredible.

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