Net Worth: $12 Million
- Source of Wealth Sports, NFL, Football, MMA
- Birth Place Wrightsville, Georgia
- Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)
- Marital Status Divorced to Cindy DeAngelis
- Full Name Herschel Walker
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth March 3, 1962
- Ethnicity African-American
- Occupation Mixed Martial Artist
- Children Christian
About Herschel Walker
American Herschel Walker has an estimated net worth of $12 million. He earned his net worth as a former college and professional football players and mixed martial artist. Born Herschel Junior Walker on March 3, 1962 in Wrightsville, Georgia, he is one of the seven children of Willis and Christine Walker. He played for the Johnson County High School Trojans from 1976 to 1979. He rushed for 3, 167 yards and helped the Trojans to win their first state championship. He was awarded the first Dial Awards as 1979 national high school scholar-athlete of the year.
Walker played college football for the University of Georgia as a running back. He was a three-time All-American and the winner of the 1982 Heisman Trophy and Maxwell Award. He is the only player in the NCAA history to finish in the top three in Heisman voting in all three of his collegiate seasons. He is also the only NCAA player to finish in the top ten in rushing yards that played only for three years.
Herschel Walker started his professional football career with the New Jersey Generals in the United States Football League before he joined the Dallas Cowboys in the National Football League (NFL). He also played for the Minnesota Vikings, Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1999.
Walker has a fifth-degree black belt in tae kwon do and nearly made the Olympic team in the sprint relay. He competed in hte 1992 Winter Olympics in two-man bobsled and finished seventh. He is a born-again Christian and has a guest appearance in The Hour of Power hosted by evangelist Robert Schuller. He appeared on the HDNet show Inside MMA as a guest. He made his MMA debut on January 30, 2010 at Strikeforce, Miami and defeated Greg Nagy via technical knockout (TKO) due to strikes.