Who is Dustin Johnson's wife? Introducing Paulina Gretzky

Dustin Johnson's wife is Paulina Gretzky. The couple met in 2013 and finally tied the knot in 2022. This is everything you need to know about the couple.

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Thu, 16 Mar 2023
Who is Dustin Johnson's wife? Introducing Paulina Gretzky

Dustin Johnson's wife is Paulina Gretzky

Paulina is an American model, singer, and social media personality.

She was born on 19 December 1988, in Los Angeles, California, USA.

She is the daughter of former Canadian professional ice hockey player Wayne Gretzky and actress Janet Jones.

Paulina gained popularity on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter.

She posts photos and videos of her daily life, travels, and modelling shoots.

She has also appeared in music videos and movies, including the 2013 film "Grown Ups 2."

How did Dustin Johnson meet Paulina Gretzky? 

Dustin Johnson met Paulina Gretzky in 2009 when he played in PGA Tour's AT&T Pebble-Beach Pro-Am. 

At that time, Paulina was there with her family, who were friends with Dustin's father. 

They didn't start dating until 2011 when they met again at the same tournament.

According to Dustin, he was drawn to Paulina's outgoing and fun-loving personality, and they hit it off right away.

They began dating in early 2012 and got engaged in August 2013. 

How did Dustin Johnson propose? 

The details of how Johnson proposed to Paulina Gretzky are not widely known as the couple has kept their engagement private.

But it has been reported that Dustin proposed to Paulina while they were on vacation in the coastal city of Santa Barbara, California, in August 2013.

According to some sources, Dustin proposed to Paulina on the beach with a diamond engagement ring.

The couple announced their engagement on social media with a photo of Paulina showing off the ring whilst kissing Dustin. 

Why did it take so long for Dustin Johnson and Paulina Gretzky to get married?

After a long engagement the pair got hitched in April 2022.

The couple married at the five-star Blackberry Farm resort, which is around three hours outside of Nashville.

The farm is said to be highly-sought after and known for its peaceful atmosphere and romantic setting.

Paulina explained the long engagement during a podcast interview in 2021, saying:

"I just did things my own way, I just didn't want to listen to how everyone else viewed things.
"I fell in love with someone so fast and we just had the best thing that's ever happened to us happen so quickly."

Paulina Gretzky's bachelorette party

In February 2022, Paulina shared images on her Instagram of her lavish bachelorette party. 

It was held on the Caribbean island of St. Barts. 

Images from the day showed her boarding a private jet with a group of friends. 

On the plane images were uploaded of the group enjoying shots of tequila. 

When they landed, the wined and dined before Dustin joined his bride-to-be. 

The wedding day

Paulina and Dustin got married on 23 April 2022 at Blackberry Farm in Tennessee. 

She wore a hand-beaded Vera Wang dress. 

Dustin wore a grey suit with white sneakers. 

The ceremony took place under an elegant white tent that was erected on the property's spacious lawn. 

Their big day was attended by a number of their famous friends. 

American singer Kid Rock made a special appearance and in a video that was posted appeared to be serenading Paulina with a rendition of Chris Stapleton's "Joy of My Life". 

Paulina later posted a photo collection of their wedding day on her Instagram Stories. 

Do the couple have any children?


They have two sons, Tatum Gretzky Johnson, born in 2015, and River Jones Johnson, born in 2017.

The family often shares photos of their children on social media and has been seen attending golf tournaments and events together.

What has Dustin Johnson said about Paulina Gretzky?

Dustin Johnson has spoken publicly about his love and admiration for Paulina on several occasions.

In interviews, he has described her as his best friend, his biggest supporter, and the love of his life.

He has also talked about how much he values her positive energy and how she has helped him stay focused and motivated in his golf career.

In an interview with Golf Digest in 2020, Dustin said: 

"She's been incredible for me. She understands everything I'm going through, good and bad.
"She's always there for me, and she always has a positive attitude. That's the most important thing."

Dustin has also shared photos and messages about Paulina on his social media accounts, calling her his "rock" and his "better half."

Overall, Johnson has expressed deep love and appreciation for Paulina, both in public and private.

He is said to want to retire from professional golf in his mid-40s and enjoy his life with Paulina off the course. 

What has Paulina Gretzky said about Dustin Johnson?

Paulina is often spotted cheering on Dustin at professional golf tournaments and major championships. 

She often wears attire related to the event he is playing. 

Paulina was pictured wearing a Masters-inspired green and white dress at the 2022 major. 

She has been spotted at several Ryder Cups wearing red, white and blue outfits to support the U.S. 

In interviews, she has described him as her best friend, a great partner, and an amazing father to their children.

In an interview with Golf Digest in 2014, Paulina said: 

"He's the best. He's my best friend, my partner, my everything.
"We have so much fun together, and he's such a great dad. I feel so lucky to have him in my life."

What is their net worth as a couple?

Johnson joined the rival LIV Golf League in June 2022 for a reported fee said to be between $125-150m.

As of 2023, his net worth is said to be in the region of $100m. 

It was reported that Paulina's net worth was estimated to be approximately $5m in 2023. 

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