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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.

Quick Facts

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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Interesting Facts

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1Owns several companies under the name "Renaissance Man International".
2Tied for 35th with O.J. Simpson on NFL All-Time Rushing Touchdowns List (61).
3Ranks 32nd on NFL All-Time Rushing Yardage List (8,225).
4Ranks 31st on NFL All-Time Rushing Attempts List (1,954).
5Professional 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.
6Led NFL in total yards from scrimmage in 1987 with 1,606, 891 yards rushing, 715 yards receiving.
7Led 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.
8Holds 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.
9While 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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Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Necessary Roughness1991Convict Football Player

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Superfights1995consultant

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bellator MMA Live2014-2016TV SeriesHimself - Audience Member / Himself
WGN Morning News2015TV SeriesHimself
Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off2014TV SeriesHimself - Team Guy
Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine2013TV SpecialHimself - Audience Member
Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy2012TV MovieHimself - Audience Member
Strikeforce: Heavyweight Grand Prix Final2012TV MovieHimself - Audience Member
Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine2012TV MovieHimself - Audience Member
SEC Storied2011TV Series documentaryHimself
Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Kharitonov2011TV MovieHimself - Audience Member
Herschel2011DocumentaryHimself
Strikeforce: Feijao vs. Henderson2011TV MovieHimself - Audience Member
Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg2011TV MovieHimself
The Body Issue2010TV MovieHimself
Strikeforce: Miami2010TV MovieHimself
Pardon the Interruption2010TV SeriesHimself
Strikeforce: Evolution2009TV MovieHimself - Audience Member
30 for 302009TV Series documentaryHimself - Running Back, New Jersey Generals
Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg2009TV MovieHimself
2009 World Series of Poker2009TV SeriesHimself
The Apprentice2009TV SeriesHimself - Heisman Trophy Winner
Rome Is Burning2008TV SeriesHimself
Inside MMA2007TV SeriesHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2006TV Series documentaryHimself
The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame...2006TV SeriesHimself
Pros vs. Joes2006TV SeriesHimself
Damn Good Dog2004Video documentaryHimself
America's Junior Miss2004TV MovieHimself - Panelist
The Superstars1998TV MovieHimself - Competitor
NFL Monday Night Football1986-1997TV SeriesHimself - Dallas Cowboys Running Back / Himself - Philadelphia Eagles Running Back / Himself - Minnesota Vikings Running Back / ...
The NFL on NBC1986-1997TV SeriesHimself - Dallas Cowboys Fullback / Himself - New York Giants Running Back / Himself - Minnesota Vikings Running Back / ...
TNT Sunday Night Football1990-1997TV SeriesHimself - Philadelphia Eagles Running Back / Himself - Minnesota Vikings Running Back / Himself - Dallas Cowboys Fullback / ...
NFL on FOX1994-1996TV SeriesHimself - Dallas Cowboys Running Back / Himself - New York Giants Running Back / Himself - Philadelphia Eagles Running Back
ESPN's Sunday Night Football1987-1993TV SeriesHimself - Minnesota Vikings Running Back / Himself - Dallas Cowboys Running Back / Himself - Philadelphia Eagles Running Back
The NFL on CBS1991-1993TV SeriesHimself - Philadelphia Eagles Running Back / Himself - Minnesota Vikings Running Back
1st & Ten: The Championship1989TV SeriesHimself
1981 Sugar Bowl1981TV MovieHimself - Georgia Bulldogs Running Back (MVP)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Making of Trump2015TV Movie documentaryHimself
NFL Films Presents2015TV Series documentaryHimself
A Football Life2013TV SeriesHimself
Rome Is Burning2008-2010TV SeriesHimself

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