- Date of Birth
- Age 28 Years Old
- Famous Name
- Country United States US
- Birth Name Taijuan Emmanuel Walker
- Birth Place Shreveport, Louisiana
- Famous Name Taijuan Walker
- Horoscope Leo
- Mother Nellie Garcia
- Net Worth $4 millions
- Salary $5,025,000
- Past Team Seattle Mariners
- Date JAN 11 2019
- Contract 1 year $5.025 million
- Career Earnings $9,383,986
- Height 1.93 m
- Position in Team Starting pitcher
- Current team Arizona Diamondbacks
- Nationality American
- Ethnicity White
- Profession Baseball
- Currently Working For Arizona Diamondbacks
- Currently Married Heather Restrepo Walker
- Children Zayden
Taijuan Walker is an American professional Baseball player who plays in the Major league Baseball (MLB). As of 2019, Taijuan Walker currently plays for the Arizona Diamondbacks as their Starting pitcher. Previously Taijuan Walker has played for Seattle Mariners.
Taijuan Walker reportedly earns around $5,025,000 as his yearly salary from Arizona Diamondbacks. Further, Taijuan Walker has an estimated net worth of over $4 million. Reportedly, he is married to his beautiful wife, Heather Restrepo Walker and shares 1 child with her.
Taijuan Walker Married, Wife, and Personal Life
Exploring his marital status, he is a married man. As per the reports, he is happily married to his wife, Heather Restrepo Walker. The couple dated for quite a long time and got married. However, detailed information about their wedding is still to be revealed.
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Further, Heather gave birth to their only child, Zayden Restrepo Walker in August 2017. Exploring their social account, the couple seems to be in deep love with each other as they frequently spend romantic time together. Further, they are spotted spending a vacation in exotic places.
Talking about Heather, she is a social activist who regularly raises awareness regarding breastfeeding. Additionally, she also indulges herself in beauty, fashion, and fitness. Apart from this, his family regularly visits the stadium to watch him play. So, with the reference, we can conclude that he has a supportive family who has been there with him in his thick and thins.
Additionally, he has a huge number of followers due to his charming personality. Talking about his body measurements, he has a well-built body, having a height of 1,93 m and a weight of 95 kg.
Taijuan Walker Net Worth and Salary
As of January 11, 2019, Taijuan Walker has an estimated net worth of over $4 million. He reportedly signed a 1 year $5.025 million contract, including $5,025,000 guaranteed with Arizona Diamondbacks in 2017.
Further, the MLB player has an average salary of $5,025,000 annually while Zack Greinke is the highest earner of the team with an annual salary of $34,500,000. Taijuan Walker so far has made earnings of $9,383,986 from his entire MLB career.
Some of his career contract and earnings, including bonus and incentives:
As per 2019 financial ranking, he stands in the 235th position among all the players of Major League Baseball whereas Stephen Strasburg stands in a 1st position with a salary of $38,333,334. Reportedly, as per his recent contract, Walker will earn a base salary of $5,025,000 while carrying a total salary of $5,025,000.
Further, he has an endorsement deal with Nike and he is often seen promoting the brand in one of his social media accounts. However, the information about how much he earns from the deal is still under the rock.
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Further, he also regularly promotes the brand Zyden in his social account and has been earning decent money from the deal.
Taijuan Walker Bio and Early Life
Taijuan Walker was born on August 13, 1992, in Shreveport, Louisiana to mother Nellie Garcia. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to the White ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Leo.
The original love of Walker was basketball until at the age of 11 he started playing baseball. Walker attended Yucaipa High School in Yucaipa, California, as well as a two-sport athlete, where he was a pitcher and shot-stopper.
Taijuan Walker Professional Career
Walker was drafted in the first round of the 2010 MLB Draft by the Seattle Mariners, 43rd overall. Walker pitched his first full MLB game on September 24, 2014, allowing only one run in a 1–0 loss against the Toronto Blue Jays.
On November 23, 2016, for Jean Segura, Mitch Haniger, and Zac Curtis, the Mariners traded Walker and Ketel Marte to the Arizona Diamondbacks.