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|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)|
Herschel Walker Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016
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|
|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|
|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)|
|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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