Herschel Walker Net Worth: Interesting Facts, Earnings, House, Age, Height, Biography

Herschel Walker Net Worth:$25 Million (approx.)

Net Worth:$25 Million
Date of Birth:Mar 3, 1962
Age:60 years
Height:6 ft (1.85 m)
Profession:American football player, Athlete
Nationality:United States of America

Herschel Walker net worth is around $25 million. Herschel Walker is a famous former professional football player and mixed martial artist.

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During his NFL career Herschel Walker played for the Dallas Cowboys, Minnesota Vikings, Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants. He actually started his career playing for the New Jersey Generals from 1983 – 1985, which was part of the now-defunct USFL.

Herschel Walker Contracts:

In 1983 Herschel Walker signed what was then considered an unprecedented three-year $5 million contract with the New Jersey Generals. At the time the team was owned by a Dallas oil tycoon named J. Walter Duncan. Like the NFL, the USFL had a $1.8 million salary cap.

To circumvent the cap, Herschel Walker’s deal was structured where part of the money was a separate “personal services” contracted signed with the team owner. That contract was transferred to Donald Trump when he became the team owner after the 1983 season.

In the first year Herschel Walker earned $1 million in salary and a $1 million bonus. For the 1984 season he also earned $1 million. In 1985 he earned $1.25 million.

Herschel Walker net worth

After the USFL collapsed in 1985, Herschel Walker signed a new five-year $5 million contract with the Cowboys for the 1986 season. Herschel Walker contract upset his teammate Tony Dorsett who was under a five-year $4.5 million contract.

When Herschel signed with the New York Giants in 1995, Herschel Walker received a three-year $4.8 million contract.

Herschel Walker Personal Financial Disclosure

In April 2022 Herschel Walker released a personal financial report as a candidate for US Senate in Georgia. According to the report, Herschel Walker net worth is ranging between $29 million and $65 million. The report also claimed Herschel Walker earned $4 million in personal income in the year between 2020 and 2021.

By far, the largest asset in his financial report is a business called “H. Walker Enterprises LLC,” which Herschel’s report valued at between $25 and $50 million and reportedly produced $3 million in income from 2020 to 2021. The disclosure form described H. Walker Enterprises LLC as “business consulting and professional services.”

At the same time Herschel Walker claimed the business generated $3.195 million in a year and was worth $25 – $50 million. Herschel Walker financial form did not list a single entity that paid him the minimum of $5,000 for services rendered, as would be required on the form.

The form listed approximately $415,000 earned by Herschel giving speeches.

Herschel Walker Other Athletic Pursuits

In 1992, while he was still an active NFL player, Herschel Walker was a competitor in the 1992 Winter Olympics that took place in Albertville, France. Herschel Walker was a member of the USA men’s bobsleigh team. Herschel Walker and his teammate, Brian Shimer, competed in the two-man bobsleigh competition, finishing seventh overall.

In 2009, Herschel Walker signed with Strikeforce, an MMA promotion company, as a competitor in the heavyweight division. After training at the American Kickboxing Academy for twelve weeks, Herschel Walker made his MMA debut in January 2010, against Greg Nagy. Walker won the fight. His second MMA fight took place in January 2011, during which Walker defeated WEC fighter Scott Carson. In addition to his MMA training, Walker is also a practice of taw kwon do; he has a fifth-degree black belt.

Herschel Walker Renaissance Man Food Services:

In 1999 Herschel Walker launched a chicken distribution company called Renaissance Man Food Services. Herschel Walker built his own chicken processing plant and by 2008 the company reportedly employed over 100 people and was allegedly generating $70 million in gross revenue. In a later court case Herschel Walker revealed that between 2008 and 2017 the company generated around $1.5 million in average annual profits.

When the company applied for help from the Payment Protection Program following the COVID-19 crisis, Herschel Walker reported that the company’s revenue had fallen by more than 50%. His PPP application showed that the company employed eight people. Renaissance ultimately received a total of $182,000 in PPP support across two loans, roughly half of which was forgiven.

Herschel Walker Other Projects

Outside of sports, Herschel Walker has also occasionally appeared on television in various reality series. Herschel Walker was a cast member on the third season of the show “Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off”—he actually was the winner that season. The other show Herschel Walker has appeared on is “Celebrity Apprentice” (2009). Herschel Walker was eliminated from the show during the eighth episode.

Herschel Walker Biography:

Herschel Walker
Born:March 3, 1962 (age 60)
Wrightsville, Georgia
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school:Johnson County (Wrightsville, Georgia)
College:Georgia (1980–1982)
NFL Draft:1985 / Round: 5 / Pick: 114
Career history
New Jersey Generals (1983–1985)
Dallas Cowboys (1986–1989)
Minnesota Vikings (1989–1991)
Philadelphia Eagles (1992–1994)
New York Giants (1995)
Dallas Cowboys (1996–1997)

Herschel Walker was born on March 3, 1962, in Augusta, Georgia. His parents, Willis and Christina Walker, had a total of seven children, and they raised their family in Wrightsville, Georgia.

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Herschel Walker was a student at Johnson County High School, where he was a student athlete and played football and basketball, and also competed in track. During his senior year on the football team, Herschel Walker rushed for a total of 3,167 yards, an effort which helped his team, the Trojans, win their first-ever state championship.

Herschel Walker College Career:

Following his graduation from high school, Herschel Walker attended the University of Georgia, where he was a running back on the football team. At the University of Georgia, Herschel Walker was a good player, and was not only a three-time All-American, but also won the Heisman Trophy in 1982, as well as the Maxwell Award.

Although Walker only played for three years, during all three of his collegiate seasons he finished in the top three in Heisman voting, making him the only player in NCAA history to achieve this accomplishment.

Additionally, Herschel Walker was the first NCAA player who only played for three years to finished in the top 10 in rushing yards. Walker was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame, and is widely considered by many to one of the great players of college football.

Herschel Walker did not end up graduating from the University of Georgia, Walker. He had been studying to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Studies but left to join the USFL.

Herschel Walker Football Career:

The three-time All American’s professional football career began with the USFL’s New Jersey Generals. Herschel Walker won the USFL’s rushing title in 1983 and 1985. In 1985 the Dallas Cowboys drafted Herschel in the fifth round (114th overall) in anticipation of the USFL collapsing. The USFL did indeed collapse and Herschel joined the Cowboys for the 1986 season.

After his first two seasons with the Cowboys included some tension between Walker and teammate Tony Dorsett, who was dissatisfied with the cut in his playing time that happened after Walker joined the team, eventually after Dorsett left for the Denver Broncos, Walker was able to really shine.

In 1988, Herschel Walker clocked in some impressive statistics; while playing seven different positions (including halfback, fullback, tight end, H-back, and wide receiver), Herschel Walker hit 1,512 rushing yards and 505 receiving yards. This made him the 10th player in the history of the NFL to accumulate more than 2,000 combined rushing and receiving yards in a single season.

In 1989, the Cowboys traded Walker to the Minnesota Vikings. In return for Walker, the Cowboys received five players in addition to six future draft picks. Many regarded this trade, also known as the “HWT” (Herschel Walker trade), as an opportunity for the Vikings to secure a Super Bowl run.

In 1992, Herschel Walker joined the Philadelphia Eagles. Herschel spent three seasons there before moving to the New York Giants in 1995. The Giants reportedly offered him a $4.8 million three-year contract. Herschel Walker then moved on to the Dallas Cowboys, rejoining the team in 1996. Herschel Walker retired after the 1997 season, ending his NFL career with the same team that he started with.

Herschel Walker Wife:

In 1983, Herschel Walker married Cindy DeAngelis Grossman. The couple were college sweethearts, and have one son together. They divorced in 2002, after 19 years of marriage.

Herschel Walker began dating Julie M. Blanchard sometime around the year 2010 (2010 is when they were first romantically linked). They are engaged, and reside in Westlake, Texas. Blanchard is a former ESPN executive.

Herschel Walker Interesting Facts:

  • Herschel Walker is a longtime Republican, and is known for being politically active.
  • Herschel Walker was in a 2014 commercial that was paid for by the United State Chamber of Commerce that supported Jack Kingston’s campaign for the U.S. Senate election.
  • Herschel Walker has also publicly expressed his support for include U.S. Senator Kelly Loeffler, Secretary of State Brian Kemp, and President Donald Trump.
  • In 2019, Herschel Walker was appointed as the Co-Chair of President Trump’s Council on Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition.