Herschel Walker
Herschel Walker
Real Name/Full Name Herschel Walker
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Herschel Walker
Birth Place: Wrightsville, Georgia
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 3 March 1962
Age/How Old: 62 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 185 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 1″
Weight: In Kilograms – 102 Kg
In Pounds – 224 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father –Willis Walker
Mother –Christine Walker
Siblings: Willis Walker Jr., Lorenza Walker, Veronica Richard, Carol Walker, Renneth Walker and Evangelist Sharon King
School: Johnson County High School
College: University of Georgia
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Cindy DeAngelis Grossman
Kids/Children Name: Christian
Profession: Footballer
Net Worth: $14 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Herschel Walker is a famous former American Footballer. He used to play football for the University of Georgia during his college days. His play made him gain consensus All-American honours three times where he won the Heisman Trophy. He was added into the college Hall and fame, and he regularly termed as the most excellent running back in college football history. Also, he was a bobsledder, Sprinter and a mixed martial artist though he was mainly known as a football player.

Well, how well do you know about Herschel Walker? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Herschel Walker’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Herschel Walker to date.

Biography and Early Life

Herschel Walker was born on 3 March 1962 in Georgia, US. He is the son to Willis Walker his father and Christine Walker his mother. He was born together with his six siblings namely, Willis Walker Jr., Lorenza Walker, Veronica Richard, Carol Walker, Renneth Walker and Evangelist Sharon King. At his childhood stage, he fought with overweight state and speech impediment. His mother advised him not to use his weaknesses as an excuse for his success in life.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Herschel Walker in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Herschel Walker’s age is 62 years old as of today’s date 15th June 2024 having been born on 3 March 1962. Though, he is 6′ 1″ in feet and inches and 185 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 224 lbs in Pound and 102kg in Kilograms.


Herschel joined Johnson County High school, located in Wrightsville. That was after he was through with his primary level, where no information about it. He began playing football while in high school, which has been his career. He has competed with different people from different school like Johnson County Trojans high school football team. Also he used to play basketball in high school.

He furthered his education where he enrolled in the University of Georgia. After College, he pursued his career as a footballer. He gained a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Studies.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

About his personal life, Walker is a married man. He married his college love known as Cindy DeAngelis Grossman. Together they have a child named, Christian Walker. The two loving birds later divorced after having a very strong marriage. He also had an unorthodox training and dieting program where he only eats once in a day and suffers from the dissociative identity disorder. He sleeps for five hours a night as part of his diet.

Also, he is a political activist and won celebrity cook-off Show in the third season. Walker’s son pursued competitive cheerleading in his teenage years. He started his routine of dieting since high school.

Is Herschel Walker Gay?

Herschel can’t be described gay. First, he is a married man to Cindy DeAngelis Grossman, who was his college love. The two have a child together though they have already divorced. He has a straight sexual orientation, and that helps in proving his stand.

Professional Career

Walker started his career while in high school. He was the most desired high school football player in the nation before he agreed to join Georgia and is the only college footballer to ever finish in the Heisman voting top three. He started with the USFL New Jersey Generals before he got signed by the Dallas Cowboys. He also played with, Philadelphia Eagles, Minnesota Vikings and retired after a second running with the cowboys.

Later he joined the MMA, and took part in two professional fights, challenging Greg Nagy and ScottCarson. During that period, he signed a deal with New Jersey Generals, owned by J. Walker Duncan, an oil tycoon of Oklahoma. He did well in the initial season, though the team didn’t use him properly during its formation.


Walker has won several awards throughout his journey in his career. He won his first Awards, Heisman Trophy, and later he won the Maxwell trophy. Also, he won All-time College All-Stars Award and All-Pro Award. Also he has many records, which involves every participation he ever did and how he scored.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Herschel Walker in 2024

Herschel Walker Net Worth
Herschel Walker Net Worth

As of 2024, Walker’s net worth is around $14 million. He has gathered all his wealth from his career as a footballer. He also has some deals which has participated in rising his income like, he had a deal with New York Giants of over $4.4 million and $5 million deal with Dallas Cowboys to mention a few.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He is a well- known footballer all over the world who has gained much success and fame from his career.
  • He follows his Unorthodox training and dieting process, which helps in keeping his body fit and not becoming overweight, which can affect his career as a footballer.

Herschel is a popular man all over the world. His fame is as a result of his career as a footballer. His net worth describes how committed and hardworking Walker is. He is among the few footballer who are focussed in achieving their goals. Walker is an inspiration to many footballers and young athletes all over the world.


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