Rick Walker Biography

December 11, 2018
First published on:December 11, 2018
by Jorden

Facts of Rick Walker

Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
Birth Name Richard "Doc" Walker
Birth Place Cherry Point, North Carolina
Famous Name Rick Walker
Birth Date May 28, 1955
Horoscope Gemini
Net Worth $11 million
Salary $100,000
Career Earnings $15 million
No. of Twitter Followers 28.1 k
Show Doc Walker's ProView
Show Time Sunday morning and Tuesday evening at 11 pm
Nationality American
Ethnicity Black
Profession sports broadcaster
Started career as football player
Currently Working For ESPN
University attended University of California
School attended Santa Ana Valley
Married to Carol Walker
Children son Alex Walker

Richard "Doc" Walker is a famous sportscaster currently working for ESPN. Known for his appearance in Doc Walker's ProView. He is a known tv sportscaster and mostly appears on the Sunday morning and Tuesday evening at 11 pm edition. Other than working for ESPN, he also hosts some other sports commentaries.


The resident of Carolina, Richard "Doc" Walker, reportedly earns around $100,000, as his yearly salary from the network, and as of 2018, he reportedly has an estimated net worth of over $11 million. He is currently married to his longtime girlfriend Carol Walker and has a son Alex Walker.

Rick Walker Early Life and Educational History

Richard "Doc" Walker was born on May 28, 1955, in Cherry Point, North Carolina. As per his nationality, he is  American and belongs to Black ethnic group. Further, his sun sign is Gemini.

Richard "Doc" Walker after graduating from Santa Ana Valley joined the University of California and acquired his degree Bachelor's degree. Rick played football in the UCLA college and won the Rose Bowl in 1976.

Later he was drafted by the Bengals in the fourth round for the 1977 NFL draft. Walker moved to the Redskins in 1980 and helped the winner of the Super Bowl XVII team. More details regarding his family were not available.

Rick Walker Net worth and Salary

Richard "Doc" Walker is one of the most popular ESPN anchors who has made a successful career as a sports anchorman. Since ESPN is a popular Sports Network, it is well known for paying a heavy amount of salary to its sportscasters. As Richard "Doc" Walker is a regular ESPN anchor, he earns a decent amount of salary from the network.

As of 2018, Walker has an estimated net worth of over $11 million. He reportedly signed an expensive contract with ESPN to work as it's sportscaster and reporter. The Bureau of Labor Statistics does not include occupational wage data for sports announcers but reported in May 2017 that radio and television announcers earned an annual average income of $32,450, half of which was more than half.

The salaries of these announcers were lower than $18,840 for the bottom 10% and higher than $83,520 for the top 10%. Spectator sports paid announcements the best average salary of $106,080 while TV and radio paid an average of $45,180. Rick is estimated to have an annual average salary of around $100,000 because of his experience.

Further, ESPN reporter receives an added sum of money from his radio and TV guest appearances as a sports pundit too. Al Michaels, Joe Buck, and Jim Nantz are among the highest-paid sportscaster in ESPN.

Rick Walker Professional Career

Rick currently covers sports in the Washington Metro area on radio broadcasts. He hosts his own ESPN 980 show. Walker hosts a weekly TV show called " Doc Walker's ProView," which is broadcast on ESPN 980 on Sunday mornings and on MASN on Tuesday evenings at 11 pm on MASN.

After serving as a sideline reporter, he moved to the color analyst's seat for radio broadcasts of Redskins games on ESPN 980 in 2011. Previously, he was a co-host with Doc Walker and Kevin Sheehan in The John Thompson Show and The Locker room.

CAPTION: Richard Doc Walker SOURCE: Wikipedia Commons

Walker also appears in D.C. Sterling commercials Lottery and BMW. He was previously a color commentator for Westwood One for college football broadcasts and a sideline reporter and occasionally a color commentator for the NFL on Westwood One.

Until the 2010 football college season, Steve Martin was also the leading color analyst for ACC football games for Raycom Sports. Some of the best sportscasters of ESPN are Chris Berman, Stuart Scott, Dan Patrick, and Mike Trico.

Rick Walker Personal Life

Richard Doc Walker married to Carol Walker after a long romantic relationship. The couple is blessed with a son named Alex Walker. Currently, they are living a happy married life. Further details regarding his personal life were not made public.

Other than being a famous sportscaster, Walker is pretty famous in social media. Moreover, he has thousands of followers on his social sites. Rick Walker is also a motivational speaker at Walker Corporate Consulting, LLC. and also the President at DOTOSHA Consulting, LLC.

Currently, he lives along with his family.  The famous sportscaster has a height of 6 feet 4 inches and weighs around 235 lbs.

Facts About Rick Walker

  • Birthdate: May 28, 1955
  • Birthplace: Cherry Point, North Carolina
  • Salary: around $100,000
  • Net worth: $11 million
  • Height: 6 feet 4 inch
  • Weight: 235 lbs
  • Wife: Carol Walker
  • Children: Alex Walker
  • Show: Doc Walker's ProView


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