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Wayne Gretzky, New York Rangers

Wayne Gretzy, dubbed by his fans as "the Great One," is considered one of the best hockey players of all time. He also earned an estimated $100 million at the height of his career in the 1990s. Famously pecuniary--he's a brand spokesman for TD Waterhouse and talks about his frugal father--he now owns a restaurant called Wayne Gretzky's in Toronto and has invested in hockey rinks and sports equipment makers.