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Bill Walton Bio, Age, Net Worth 2023 | Salary, Wives, Kids

Bill Walton Bio, Age, Net Worth 2023 | Salary, Wives, Kids

Facts of Bill Walton

Full Name:Bill Walton
Birth Date:November 5, 1952
Age:71 years
Profession:Basketball player
Wife Lori Matsuoka
Married Lori Matsuoka, Ex- Susan Guth
DivorceSusan Guth
Net Worth$20 million 
Eye ColorHazel
Hair ColorGrey
Birth PlaceLa Mesa, California, United States
EducationHelix High School, University of California
FatherWilliam Theodore
MotherGloria Anne
SiblingsBruce Walton
KidsAdam, Nathan, Luke, and Chris Walton
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Bill Walton is famous as a former American basketball player and sportscaster. Moreover, he has also played for the Portland Trail Blazers, San Diego / Los Angeles Clippers, and Boston Celtics during his playing career. Later, he served as a game analyst at ESPN. Currently, he serves as the Executive Chairman of Connect SD Sports Innovators (SDSI) which is a non-profit organization.

Early Life of Bill Walton

Bill Walton was born as William Theodore Walton III on 5th November 1952, in La Mesa, California, United States. As of 2022, he is 70 years old and his birth sign is Scorpio. He is born to parents Gloria Anne (mother) and William Theodore (father).

Moreover, he has a brother, Bruce Walton who is a former professional American football offensive lineman in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys.  However, Bill is an American by his nationality and is of white ethnicity.

Education of Bill Walton

Concerning his education, Bill went to Helix High School where he was coached by Gordon Nash. Also, he helped his team win the California Interscholastic Federation High School title twice. Moreover, he enrolled at the University of California, Los Angeles in the year 1970 and played for John Wooden’s varsity team from the year 1971 to the year 1974. He became the backbone of the team and led them to many victories. Later, he graduated from the University of California in 1974.

What is Bill Walton’s Net Worth?

As of 2023, Bill has an estimated net worth of $20 million. He also endorsed brands and associated with several brands like Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Phish & other many others. Currently, Walton owns a house in San Diego, California where he resides with his family.

Who is Bill Walton Married to now? (sons)

Walton married twice in his life. Firstly, he was married to Susan Guth in the year 1979. However, they divorced after 10 years of their marriage in 1989. The couple has four children together, Adam, Nathan, Luke, and Chris. Later, Bill Walton got married to Lori Matsuoka. The couple tied the knot in the year 1991 and have been together for almost three decades. They have had no children together until now.

Caption: Bill Walton with his sons

However, Bill and Lori reside happily in his hometown of San Diego. Moreover, His son, Luke Walton is also a former basketball player. Currently, Luke serves as the head coach of the head coach for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association.

Bill Walton’s Height & Weight

Bill stands at a tall height of 6 feet and 11 inches and his total body weight is 95 kg. Similarly, he has a grey hair color with hazel eyes.

Professional Career of Bill Walton

  • Bill Walton started his career from his fourth standard at Blessed Sacrament Elementary School and also played for his college at the University of California, in Los Angeles where he also won some national titles.
  • Talking about his NBA career, he has played for various NBA teams such as Portland Trail Blazers, San Diego Clippers, and Boston Celtics.
  • Moreover, he was picked 1st overall by Trail Blazers in the 1974 NBA Draft and also won the NBA title in 1977.
  • Later, he was chosen the Finals MVP that season.
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Caption: Bill Walton
  • He also joined the Boston Celtics in the year 1985.
  • He played a career-high 80 games and received the NBA Sixth Man Award that season en route to the NBA Championship along with Larry Bird in the year 1986. However, he also had to suffer from several problems
  • His ankle problem made him quit the game in the year 1987.
  • After his retirement, he further became a successful and controversial NBA color commentator for NBC.