Herschel Walker Net Worth, Age, Height, Biography

Herschel Walker is an American retired football player and politician  who was born March 3rd, 1962 in Wrightsville, Georgia, US. 

He is also a bobsledder, sprinter and a mixed martial artist but he is popular for his achievements in football. 

According to Bleacher Report, 247sports, and Sporting News Walker is the greatest college player of all time. 

As of 2022, Walner has 554.3K followers on Twitter. 

Full NameHerschel Walker 
Date of BirthMarch 3rd, 1962
Place of BirthWrightsville, Georgia, US
ProfessionRetired Footballer & Politician
Relationship StatusMarried
Herschel Walker Net Worth$12 million
Facts about Herschel Walker

Sports Career

Walker’s career kicked off at the University of Georgia where Walker won a place All American team three times and won the Heisman and Maxwell Award in 1982. 

He has several records to his name like finishing in the top three Heisman for three years in a row and being the first player to finish in the top 10 in rushing yards. 

Walker started his professional National Football League career with the Dallas Cowboys. His contract with the Cowboys was said to be worth around $5 million. 

During his years at the Cowboys, Walker’s performances were praised and caught the eye of other NFL franchises. 

The Minnesota Vikings showed interest in signing Walker offering to read five players along with six future draft picks. 

Walker signed for the Minnesota Vikings playing tap years for them and later he moved to Philadelphia Eagles. 

In the later part of his career, Walker moved to the New York Giants signing a three-year contract that was said to be worth around $4.8 million. 

Walker rejoined the Dallas Cowboys and retired with them during the end of the 1997 season. 

Political Career

Walker was an open Trump supporter during the US President Election in 2016 and again he supported Trump during the US President Election 2020. 

During Trump’s tenure, Walker was appointed as the Co-Chair of the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition. 

Walker is the Republican candidate for the 2022 Senate election in Georgia. 

Individual Life

Walker married Cindy DeAngelis in 1983. 

The couple dated when they were in college. 

They have a son together named Christian. 

They called off their marriage in 2002 after nearly being together for 19 years. 

Walker was accused of physical and mental violence by his former wife. 

Herschel Walker Net worth

According to various media reports Walkers, net worth is estimated to be around $12 million. Some of Walker’s fortune came from 

his playing days while after retirement Walker inverted in several businesses like Renaissance Man Food Services, Renaissance Drapery Manufacturing, and H. Walker E Enterprises, LLC. 

Herschel Walker Height

He is 6 feet tall.