Janet-Marie Jones an American dancer, aerobics instructor and actress was born on 10th January, 1961 in Bridgeton, Missouri. Janet is wedded to ice hockey idol Wayne Gretzky.
Janet performed in Snow White Live (1980), Annie (1982), Staying Alive (1983), and she had a small part in The Beast master (1982). And her long gap came in The Flamingo Kid (1984), which was pursued by the movie version of A Chorus Line (1985). In the year of 1986, Janet emerged in American Anthem, co-starring gymnast Mitch Gaylord. And in the year of 1987, she emerged in the semi-nude picturesque in March issue of the playboy.And further credits comprise 1988's Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach and a baseball movie A League of Their Own with Madonna and Gena Davis (1992) and Phys Ed teacher in Van Halen music video Hot for Teacher.
Janet served up as a host of the infomercial for Jackie Chan and also as a "master instructor" for a calisthenics video produced through The FIRM. Janet and her daughter Paullina were facet in the film Alpha Dog.
Janet was engaged with tennis star Vitas Gerulaitis for 3 years. But he separated with her. Janet also dated with actors Nels Van Patten, son of Dick Van Patten and Bruce Willis.
Janet met Gretzky, an umpire on the Merv Griffin's show Dance Fever in 1984. They participated at the Los Angeles Lakers game in 1987. On 17th July 1988 they wedded in a ceremony at the St. Joseph's Basilica. The widespread publicity and the fairy tale atmosphere of their marriage has been matched up to the famed wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana. At the time of their wedding, she was pregnant. And after it, they have 4 other kids: Trevor, Emma, Tristan, and Ty.
After Janet was knocked insensible through a panel of Plexiglas throughout 22 October 1997 New York Rangers-Chicago Black hawks match, Gretzky carried on to play whilst Janet was hospitalized.
On 7th February, 2006, Janet and half-dozen NHL players were in the middle of occupied in New Jersey-based sports gambling ring allegedly financed by Phoenix Coyotes assistant coach Rick Tocchet. Then Gretzky's former agent, and Coyotes' general manager Michael Barnett, confessed for placing a gamble on the Super Bowl XL through Tocchet.
Tocchet and New Jersey position trooper were alleged with promoting conspiracy, money laundering and gambling. And the NHL stated that the wages, which surpassed $1.7-million, were not positioned on its games.
Gretzky informed reporters that Janet "would sit down at some point and answer questions that everybody has for her and be her own person" then added: "The reality is, I'm not involved, I wasn't involved and I'm not going to be involved. Am I concerned for? Sure there's concern from me. I'm more worried about them than me." while rejecting any involvement. Janet gave a declaration through Coyotes: "At no time did I ever place a wager on my husband's behalf. Other than the occasional horse race, my husband does not bet on any sports." And the New York Daily News informed that Gretzky participated in a confidential poker party at Wynn Las Vegas with Matt Damon and Pete Sampras in June 2005. And the NHL prohibited its workers and those occupied through its team to stake or make bets of any type.
The Newark Star-Ledger exposed that New Jersey State Police wiretaps have Gretzky words about a ring. And the lawyers for that pair later declared that they would never face any criminal charges. "They were trying to paint something that just wasn't true," Janet later stated Chatelaine Magazine. "It's unfair that Wayne and I have had a great marriage for 20 years and a nice family, and the people in the media could care less [sic] if they are trying to cause friction in your marriage, trouble in your family, and make your kids feel a certain way. That was a little hurtful because it was like, 'Why? What have we ever done to you?” and in the year of 2007, Janet participated in high-stakes golf competition broadcast through ESPN.
On 15th March 2006, New Jersey legal representative general's office declared it would subpoena Janet to confirm about the supposed ring immediately a majestic jury convene. And on 8th May, Janet and Tocchet filed notes in New Jersey that they mean to prosecute the state for offense, claiming every lost commerce opportunities in wake of the inquiry.
But other reporting through the Newark Star-Ledger newspaper exposed on 9th February, 2006, that New Jersey State Police wiretaps have captured Gretzky, who is telling on tape about the ring. And Police sources stated the Star-Ledger that there is no proof that Gretzky made any wages, but were trying to find out with the help of his wife. Gretzky informed reporters: "I didn't bet. Didn't happen. It's not going to happen, hasn't happened; it's not something that I've done." Janet gave a statement: "At no time did I ever place a wager on my husband's behalf." Later lawyers declared that Gretzky or Janet would facade criminal charges.