Herschel Walker BioGraphy

In 1982 Walker received the Hisman Prize. Then the athlete proved to be the best player on the football team of the University of Georgia. From 1983 to 1985, he played for the New Jersey Generals of the short-lived US Football League. In 1986, Herschel joined the Dallas Cowboys team of the National Football League. He later played for the Cowboys in 1986-1989, 1996-1997. Then the footballer played for the Minnesota Vikings (1989-1991), Philadelphia Eagles (1992-1995), New York Giants (1995-1996).He is one of the leaders in professional football in terms of the number of yards covered with the ball. In addition, the athlete showed excellent results in passing passes, performing the most difficult combinations.

Herschel Walker BioGraphy

Herschel  was born on March 3, 1962. His birthplace is Augusta, Georgia United States. He will turn 59 in 2021. His nationality is American. His birth sign is Pisces. He is an American retired football player as well as a bobsledder, sprinter, and mixed martial artist.His’s father’s name is Willis Walker and mother’s name is Christine Walker. Herschel was raised in Wrightsville, Georgia. He had the problem of stammering since childhood. He was overweight since childhood. He was one of seven children in a blue collar family. He took admission in the University of Georgia and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Studies from her.


Herschel took admission in Johnson County High School in Wrightsville. He played football, basketball and competed in track during his school days. He played for the Johnson County Trojans High School football team. Walker ran 3,167 yards when he was in his senior year. Which helped the Trojans win their first state championship. He was awarded the National High School Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award. In 1980 He was selected by the American Academy of Achievement as the Athlete-Scholar Representative. He had received the Golden Plate Award. He  is also a very good athlete. He also competed in the shot put competition from the 100-yard dash on the Trojan track and field team. Walker won the GHSA Class A State T&F Championships. He also competed as a sprinter at the University of Georgia. He was a two-time All-American selection.Herschel  Walker graduated from high school as a valedictorian. He played while running back for the university. He is the winner of Heisman Trophy and Maxwell Award.

Real Name Herschel Walker
Nick Name
Age 59 Year old
Date Of Birth March 3, 1962
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Gender Male
Birth Place Wrightsville, Georgia, U.S
  •  American retired football player
  • bobsledder
  • sprinter
  • mixed martial artist
Political party Republican
Position Running back
NFL Draft 1985 / Round: 5 / Pick: 114
Father Name Willis Walker
Mother Name Christine Walker
Sister Name
  • Veronica Richard
  • Carol Walker
Brother Name
  • Willis Walker .Jr
  • Lorenza Walker
  • Renneth Walker
Children Name Christian
Wife Name Cindy DeAngelis Grossman
 Education Qualification
School Name Johnson County (Wrightsville, Georgia)
University Name Georgia
Qualification Graduate
 Physical Status
Herschel Walker BioGraphy Cover Pic
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Body Slim
Weight 225 lb (102 kg)
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Dark Brown
Shoe Size 12 (US)
Chest size 38 inches Approx
Biceps 13 inches Approx
Waist Size 31 inches Approx
Dress Size 14 (US) Approx
Sexual Orientation Straight
 Relationship Status
Are you married ? Yes
Is she Gay No
Any Affair No
Girl Friend Name Shirley Ann Shepherd
Wife Name Shirley Ann Shepherd

Personal life

Walker married Cindy DeAngelis Grossman in 1983. Cindy DeAngelis Grossman was Herschel’s college girlfriend. The couple has a son whom they named Christian. Herschel divorced Cindy in 2002. He previously lived in the Las Colinas area of Irving, Texas. He then lived in Westlake, Texas before moving to the Buckhead district of Atlanta.

Career history

  • 1983–1985 : New Jersey Generals
  • 1986–1989 : Dallas Cowboys
  • 1989–1991 : Minnesota Vikings
  • 1992–1994 : Philadelphia Eagles
  • 1995 : New York Giants
  • 1996–1997: Dallas Cowboys

Training and diet

He is an unorthodox trainer and knows dieting methods. He sleeps five hours in 25 hours, that too at night. He was there only once in the whole day. Their food consists of soup, bread and salad. He does 750 to 1,500 push-ups. And he has a daily rule of 2,000 sit-ups. He has been following this routine since high school.

  Career highlights and awards

  • 1987, 1988 : 2× Pro Bowl
  • 1987, 1988 : 2× Second-team All-Pro
  • 1985: USFL MVP
  • 1983, 1985: 2× All-USFL selection
  • 1980: National champion
  • 1982 : Heisman Trophy
  • 1982: Maxwell Award
  • 1982: Walter Camp Award
  • 1982: Sporting News Player of the Year
  • 1982: UPI Player of the Year
  • 1980–1982: 3× SEC Player of the Year
  • 1980–1982: 3× Consensus All-American
  • 1980–1982: 3× First-team All-SEC
  • Georgia Bulldogs No. 34 retired
  • CFB150 #2 Greatest college football player ever

Net Worth

Herschel estimated net worth is around $12 million. Herschel  Walker’s annual salary and earnings are substantial. He gets paid handsomely for every match. Herschel  Walker has many sources of income.

Physical Appearance

Herschel  is very handsome in appearance. His eye color is black and dark brown. He has a tough body and weighs 225 lb (102 kg).  Walker height is about 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m). His shoe size is 12(US).

 Social Media

He is very active in social media and keeps sharing his photos and videos on his Twitter account. He has more than 436.9K followers on Twitter. He is on Twitter account by the name of (Herschel Walker).

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FAQ’s Update :

Question : What is He  diagnosed with?
Answer : dissociative identity disorder

Question : What is the date of birth of him?
Answer : March 3, 1962

Question : What is his Birth Place ?
Answer : Wrightsville, Georgia, U.S

Question : Who is his’s ex wife?
Answer : Cindy DeAngelis Grossman

Question :  Who is his’s son?
Answer : Christian Walker

Question : What high school is he from?
Answer : Johnson County (Wrightsville, Georgia)

Question : When did he  get married?
Answer : 31 March 1983 (Cindy DeAngelis Grossman)

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