Taijuan Walker Biography

( 1992 - )
March 22, 2019
First published on:March 22, 2019
by Jorge

Facts of Taijuan Walker

Date of Birth: 1992, August 13
Age: 28 years old
Birth Nation: United States
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
Weight 95 kg
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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Family photo day with my babies!! ???? #wifey #akaMamabear #Zay #familia

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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:

2010 Seattle Mariners $800,000
2013 Seattle Mariners $205,800
2014 Seattle Mariners $304,734
2015 Seattle Mariners $513,100
2016 Seattle Mariners $485,352
2017 Arizona Diamondbacks $2,250,000
2018 Arizona Diamondbacks $4,825,000

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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Man these on another level!! ?????? @jumpman23 #Jumpman #heat #99

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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.

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