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Herschel Walker Net Worth

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Herschel Walker net worth:
$12 Million

Herschel Walker information

Herschel Walker information

Birth date: March 3, 1962
Birth place: Wrightsville, Georgia, United States
Height:6 ft (1.85 m)
Weight:225 lbs (102.06 kg)
Profession:American football player, Athlete
Education:University of Georgia
Nationality:United States of America
Spouse:Cindy DeAngelis Grossman (m. 1983–2002)
Children:Christian Walker

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Herschel Walker is a Wrightsville, Georgia-born former American footballer, sprinter as well as a mixed martial artist. Born on 3 March 1962, Herschel is a College Hall of Fame inductee as well as the winner of Heisman Trophy in 1992 for his exceptional football skills, as he formerly played in college as well as NFL.

An honorific former NFL player, how rich is Herschel Walker? As of 2015, Walker counts his net worth at a good $12 million. A highly achieving player of the National Football League, Walker has amassed most of his present net worth from his NFL career which extended between 1983 and 1997. Also, adding to his wealth is his short and successful career in mixed martial arts.


Herschel Walker Net Worth $12 Million

Born to a blue collar family, Herschel was an overweight child who had a speech impediment. He attended Johnson County High School in his home town where he polished his sportsmanship in football as well as other sports. He played for the team of Johnson County Trojans and won Dial Award for being the athlete of the year as a national high school scholar. Eventually, he took his high school football career to college as he attended the University of Georgia. He made a prolific career in College football, including winning a Maxwell Award. This success added heavily to Walker’s net worth, in that it set him up for his professional career.

Herschel initiated his NFL career in 1983 after being picked up by the NFL team the New Jersey Generals. After that, he played for many other NFL teams including the Dallas Cowboys, Minnesota Vikings, Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants. Being one of the most sought-after football players in the nation while he was in college and high school, Walker did not take much time to grow in the NFL. During his career over 12 seasons, he amassed several records for yards gained, ranking at least in the top five for all of them. For his exceptional contribution to American football, Walker was a part of Pro-Bowl twice and a part of Second Team All-Pro also twice.

Walker earned more than $1.8 million as his salary when he was playing in the NFL which has obviously added to his net worth. Walker retired from football in 1997, lastly playing for the Dallas Cowboys, and later showed his interest in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). In professional MMA, Walker has played twice winning both the games, which added to his net worth. On top of this, he is also a five times black belt winner in “Taek Won Do”.

As for his personal life, Walker divorced his wife of 19 years, Cindy, in 2002.: they have a son. Walker is a born again Christian. Walker has also publicly said that he suffers from a mental condition known as Dissociative Identity Disorder which causes him to mix his emotions in different conditions. As of now, Walker has been enjoying his retirement days from football with a net worth of $12 million in his hands. On a recent note, Herschel has also said that he would like to make a return to football at the age of fifty: however unlikely, all of his fans are waiting.

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Necessary Roughness 1991 Convict Football Player



Superfights 1995 consultant



Bellator MMA Live 2014 TV Series Himself - Audience Member
Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off 2014 TV Series Himself - Team Guy
Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine 2013 TV Movie Himself - Audience Member
Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy 2012 TV Movie Himself - Audience Member
Strikeforce: Heavyweight Grand Prix Final 2012 TV Movie Himself - Audience Member
Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine 2012 TV Movie Himself - Audience Member
Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Kharitonov 2011 TV Movie Himself - Audience Member
Herschel 2011 Documentary Himself
Strikeforce: Feijao vs. Henderson 2011 TV Movie Himself - Audience Member
Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg 2011 TV Movie Himself
The Body Issue 2010 TV Movie Himself
Strikeforce: Miami 2010 TV Movie Himself
Pardon the Interruption 2010 TV Series Himself
Strikeforce: Evolution 2009 TV Movie Himself - Audience Member
30 for 30 2009 TV Series documentary Himself - Running Back, New Jersey Generals
Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg 2009 TV Movie Himself
2009 World Series of Poker 2009 TV Series Himself
The Apprentice 2009 TV Series Himself - Heisman Trophy Winner
Rome Is Burning 2008 TV Series Himself
Inside MMA 2007 TV Series Himself
ESPN 25: Who's #1? 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame... 2006 TV Series Himself
Pros vs. Joes 2006 TV Series Himself
Damn Good Dog 2004 Video documentary Himself
America's Junior Miss 2004 TV Movie Himself - Panelist
The Superstars 1998 TV Movie Himself - Competitor
NFL Monday Night Football 1986-1997 TV Series Himself - Dallas Cowboys Running Back / Himself - Philadelphia Eagles Running Back / Himself - Minnesota Vikings Running Back / ...
The NFL on NBC 1986-1997 TV Series Himself - Dallas Cowboys Fullback / Himself - New York Giants Running Back / Himself - Dallas Cowboys Running Back
TNT Sunday Night Football 1990-1997 TV Series Himself - Philadelphia Eagles Running Back / Himself - Minnesota Vikings Running Back / Himself - Dallas Cowboys Fullback / ...
NFL on FOX 1994-1996 TV Series Himself - Philadelphia Eagles Running Back / Himself - Dallas Cowboys Running Back
ESPN's Sunday Night Football 1987-1993 TV Series Himself - Minnesota Vikings Running Back / Himself - Dallas Cowboys Running Back / Himself - Philadelphia Eagles Running Back
1st & Ten: The Championship 1989 TV Series Himself
The NFL on CBS 1986 TV Series Himself - Dallas Cowboys Running Back
1981 Sugar Bowl 1981 TV Movie Himself - Georgia Bulldogs Running Back (MVP)

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Rome Is Burning 2008-2010 TV Series Himself

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1 Owns several companies under the name "Renaissance Man International".
2 Tied for 35th with O.J. Simpson on NFL All-Time Rushing Touchdowns List (61).
3 Ranks 32nd on NFL All-Time Rushing Yardage List (8,225).
4 Ranks 31st on NFL All-Time Rushing Attempts List (1,954).
5 Professional football career: New Jersey Generals (USFL), 1983-1985, Dallas Cowboys (NFL), 1986-1989, Minnesota Vikings, 1989 (traded in mid-season)-1991, Philadelphia Eagles, 1992-1994, New York Giants, 1995, back to Dallas, 1996-1997.
6 Led NFL in total yards from scrimmage in 1987 with 1,606, 891 yards rushing, 715 yards receiving.
7 Led the University of Georgia to an undefeated season and the national championship in 1980 and was the MVP in the 1981 Sugar Bowl, rushing for 150 yards on 36 carries and scoring two touchdowns in a 17-10 win over Notre Dame. Walker played almost the entire game with a separated left shoulder.
8 Holds the all-time professional football record for rushing yards gained in a season, gaining 2,411 yards in 1985 with the USFL's New Jersey Generals.
9 While at the University of Georgia he won the 1982 Heisman Memorial Trophy Award for Outstanding College Football Player of the United States.

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