Herschel Walker – Biography, Wife, Net worth, Children

Herschel Walker
(Herschel Walker)

Herschel Walker is a former American football player who played as a running back. He was born on March 3, 1962, in Wrightsville, Georgia, United States.

During his college football career at the University of Georgia, Walker won the Heisman Trophy in 1982 and set numerous NCAA records. He was later drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the 1985 NFL draft.

Walker played for several NFL teams, including the Dallas Cowboys, Minnesota Vikings, New York Giants, and Philadelphia Eagles. He was known for his speed, power, and agility, which made him a formidable opponent on the field.

After retiring from football, Walker became a mixed martial artist, competing in the Strikeforce and Legacy Fighting Championship promotions. He is also a successful businessman, philanthropist, and author.

Herschel Walker wife

(Meet Julie Blanchard – Herschel Waltker’s Wife)

Herschel Walker has been married to his wife Julie Blanchard since 1983. They have four children together: Christian, Jedidiah, Dakota, and Genesis. The couple met while Herschel was playing football at the University of Georgia, and they have been together ever since. Julie has been a constant presence in Herschel’s life, supporting him through his football career, his foray into mixed martial arts, and his various business ventures.

Herschel Walker’s Children

Herschel Walker has four children with his wife Julie Blanchard: Christian Walker, Jedidiah, Dakota, and Genesis.

(Herschel Walker’s son Christian)

Christian is their oldest son, born in 1986. He played college football at the University of Georgia, like his father, and later played in the NFL for the Dallas Cowboys, Indianapolis Colts, and Philadelphia Eagles.

Jedidiah, their second son, was born in 1992. He played football at Valdosta State University, where he was a member of the 2012 Division II national championship team.

Dakota, their third child, was born in 1996. She is a former track and field athlete, having competed in the heptathlon and pentathlon events.

Genesis, their youngest child, was born in 2000. She is a student-athlete who plays volleyball and track and field at Pepperdine University.

All four of Herschel’s children have been successful in their own right, following in their father’s footsteps to pursue athletic careers.

Herschel Walker’s Net Worth

As of February 2023, Herschel Walker had a net worth of $73 Million Dollars according to Forbes.

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