Who is Herschel Walker and what is his net worth 2018? Herschel Walker is a former American Sportsperson. He was involved in several sports during his career. He was mainly a Pro American Football player but also participated in Mixed Martial Arts, track and field, Olympic bobsledding, ballet dancing, and taekwondo. He started his football career in college and has also been inducted into ‘College Football Hall of Fame’. Herschel began his professional career with the team ‘New Jersey Generals’ in United States Football League. He has also made appearances on Reality TV shows.
Herschel Walker was born on 3 March 1962, in Augusta, Georgia. His father name was Willis Walker and his mother, Christine Walker. He was raised with his six siblings. He had a tough childhood with his overweight body. He also had a speech disorder as a child. His mother was very caring and told Herschel to be strong against all the odds and never to make excuses.
He graduated high school from Johnson County School District in Wrightsville. He was a regular starter for the school’s football team. He had enormous success as a football player in school. He also played basketball there. Later he joined the University of Georgia and played as a running back for college’s football team. He was part of many victories there including the win over Notre Dame in Sugar Bowl.
Herschel Walker married Cindy DeAngelis Grossman in 1983. The couple had one daughter together. She was named Lorenzo Ebell. They were happily married for nineteen years before getting divorced in 2002. He also has a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Studies from the University of Georgia.
Herschel Walker has an amazing college Football career. He played three seasons for University of Georgia Bulldogs team and was crucial to their success during that time. Due to different rules from NFL, Herschel was able to play in USFL (United States Football League). He joined the league in 1983 and signed with the team New Jersey Generals. He played three seasons there and won many individual and team titles. His first team in NFL was Dallas Cowboys.
He was signed in 1985 NFL Draft. He played for Cowboys for four years before moving to Minnesota Vikings. He played there for three seasons and joined Philadelphia Eagles in 1992. He also played for New York Giants later in 1995 season. At last Herschel joined his first NFL club in 1996 and retired there a year later. He has tremendous stats as a running back for all the teams he played during his career.
Herschel Walker Net Worth
Herschel Walker has had a successful NFL career. He received several solo and team awards during his career. He signed contracts worth millions with different NFL teams during his pro years from 1983 to 1997. His first contract with an NFL team was worth $5 million. He has amassed an amazing amount of wealth from his professional career. Herschel Walker has an estimated net worth of $13 million.
Herschel Walker had many talents in addition to his running back ability as an American footballer. He took part in Olympics and also appeared in the ring on MMA. He fought in two MMA matches and won both of them.