Walter Gretzky

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Walter Gretzky (Family Member ) was born in Canning, Ontario on a Saturday, October 8, 1938 🎈. Walter Gretzky is 85 years old. He is a Libra ♎ and was born in the Year of the Tiger 🐅.

Father to Hockey’s ‘The Great One’, Wayne Gretzky. He was also a hockey player growing up who coached his son starting when he was only three years-old by building a home rink and having him participate in fundamental drills.

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FULL NAME: Walter Gretzky
BIRTH DATE: October 8, 1938
BIRTHPLACE: Canning, Ontario
AGE: 85 years old


Walter Gretzky is a Family Member. Walter was born in the 1930s, in the middle of the Silent Generation generation. Silent Generation are individuals born between 1925 and 1945. This generation is known for Jazz, Martin Luther King, Jr., Frank Sinatra, Malcolm X, Gone With The Wind, Mickey Mouse, Andy Warhol, Clint Eastwood, Bob Dylan. The Silent Generation has experienced critical historical events, including the Korean War, The Cold War, the McCarthy Hearings, and the Space Race.

Besides Wayne, he had four other children named Kim, Keith, Glen, and Brett. Find out who is Walter Gretzky dating right now.

During his high school days, he ran track and was a skilled pole vaulter and long jumper. He really wanted to play professional hockey, but was deemed to be too small.

DID YOU KNOW He is perhaps most famous for telling his sons to “Go to where the puck is going, not where it has been.”

FACT He is the father of statistically the greatest hockey player of all time, Wayne Gretzky.

SEE ALSO Walter Gretzky’s net worth as of 2023.


Currently, Walter Gretzky is 85 years old. His next birthday is away. Walter will celebrate his 86th birthday on a Saturday, October 8th. He shares a birthday with everyone who was born on October 8, 1938. Below is the countdown to his upcoming birthday.


Walter Gretzky’s zodiac sign is Libra. People born between the dates of September 23rd to October 22nd belong to the seventh sign in the zodiac, Libra. Libras are known for being balanced, diplomatic, and kind. Gemini is the most compatible sign for Libras.

Famous Libra celebrities are Will Smith, Kim Kardashian, Snoop Dogg, Doja Cat, Donald Glover, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Matt Damon, Marion Cotillard, Hugh Jackman, Bruno Mars, Lil Wayne, Bella Thorne, and Nick Cannon. Libra ruling planet is Venus. Astrologically, Venus is the planet of all things love and romance.

Walter Gretzky was born in the Year of the Tiger. Tiger represents power and is considered the king of all beasts in Chinese culture. People born in the Year of the Tiger are outspoken, authoritative, have strong leadership qualities, and courageous. They can also sometimes be aggressive, arrogant, short-tempered, and anxious.

This year is the Year of the Rabbit.

DID YOU KNOW United States life expectancy is about 78.5 years.

Walter Gretzky is a 85 years old Family Member, born in October, in the Year of the Tiger (1938), and is a Libra. His life path number is 3. Walter’s birthstone is Opal and Tourmaline, and his birth flower is Marigold.


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