|Birth name||Paulina Mary Jean Gretzky|
December 19, 1988 |
Los Angeles, California
Paulina Mary Jean Gretzky (born December 19, 1988) is an American model, pop singer, and celebutante. She is the eldest of Wayne Gretzky's and Janet Jones' five children, the niece of Keith Gretzky and Brent Gretzky, and the granddaughter of Walter Gretzky.
Gretzky was born at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center four months after her father was traded to the Los Angeles Kings. In August 2013, she became engaged to professional golfer Dustin Johnson after seven months of dating. On January 19, 2015, she gave birth to their son, Tatum Gretzky Johnson.
Gretzky decided not to go to college in order to pursue a career in entertainment. She performed in public for the first time at the 2003 Heritage Classic with "I Will Remember You". Her song "Collecting Dust" was on MTV's Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County. It has since been released on iTunes. She made her modeling debut on the August 2005 cover of Flare.
Gretzky played "Bikini Girl Daisy" in Grown Ups 2. In 2014, AskMen ranked her #59 on their list of the most desirable women. She was featured on the cover of Golf Digest for the May 2014 issue.
- "Collecting Dust" (AO Recordings, 2006)
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- Rapp, Timothy (2013-08-18). "Paulina Gretzky Engaged to Golfer Dustin Johnson". Bleacher Report. Retrieved 2014-04-06.
- "Gretzky's daughter pursues singing, acting career". Sports.espn.go.com. Associated Press. 2006-08-14. Retrieved 2014-04-06.
- Canadian Press[dead link]
- Flare Magazine article[dead link]
- Leahy, Sean (2012-07-12). "Paulina Gretzky cast as a coed in Adam Sandler’s ‘Grown Ups 2′ movie". Sports.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2014-04-06.
- "#59 Paulina Gretzky". askmen.com. Retrieved April 4, 2014.
- "Photos: Paulina Gretzky Cover Shoot". golfdigest.com. Retrieved April 4, 2014.