Tony Hawk, Magic Johnson, and more- Here's how these athletes turned into big entrepreneurs

Pro athletes like Tony Hawk, Magic Johnson are not only successful in sports world but in the business world as well. Let's have a look at the athletes turned entrepreneurs. 

Oscar De La Hoya

De La Hoya’s management company, Golden Boy Promotions, consists of more than 40 fighters generating more than $100 million annually.

Wayne Gretzky

He owns his own restaurant, aptly named Wayne Gretzky’s Restaurant, as well as his own winery.  He earned $93.8 mil between 1990 and 1998.

Magic Johnson

Magic runs Magic Enterprises, a chain of movie theaters.

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Tony Hawk




 Hawk is the owner of Birdhouse, one of the largest skateboarding companies in the world.

Cal Ripken Jr.


Chairman and CEO of Ripken Baseball, Inc., Ripken helped build a baseball complex in his hometown of Maryland.

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