Delanie Walker Biography
|Date of Birth:||1984 , August-12|
|Age:||37 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Working For||NFL Draft|
|Net Worth||$6 million|
|Children||: Delanie Walker Jr.|
|Education||Pomona High School, University of Central Missouri|
Delanie Walker is an American football tight end for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League and was drafted by the San Franciso 49ers in the sixth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He also played in his first Super Bowl under the coaching of Jim Harbaugh.
Early Life and Education
The talented player was born on August 12, 1984, in Pomona, California. He holds an American nationality and belongs to White American ethnicity. His zodiac sign is Leo. He attended Pomona High school and was chosen twice for the Pomona Red Devil of the year.
After his high school, he committed to UTEP and then attended Mt. San Antonio College in California to improve his studies.
Walker started his career early from his college days where he first got involved and was ranked seventh on JCFootball.com’s “Top 101 Players” list.Then he was transferred to the University of Central Missouri where he further continued his college career. He was also drafted by the San Francisco 14ers with the 175th overall pick in the sixth round of the NFL Draft.
In 2013, Walker signed with Tennessee Titans. previously, he had broken with the Titans tight end, receiving yards record in the 2014 season with 890 yards. He led all NFL Tights end with 94 receptions and became the ninth tight end to ever record 90+ catches in a single season.
Delaine Walker was named to his second consecutive Pro Bowl on 2016.
In 2013 Walker’s aunt and uncle were killed by a drunk driver which causes a great effect in his career. As soon as he played in the Super Bowl XLVII, he heard a news about his uncle and aunt’s death. This tragedy motivated Walker to speak out against drunk driving and support laws requiring the installation of an ignition interlock device for first time DUI offenders.
Net Worth and Body Measurement
The 32-years-old player signed with the 49ers with a three -year,$6 million extensions in 2012. The deal was extended with $1.8 million. His net worth is reported to be around $10,700,00 yearly. Like other NFL players, he also gets paid by sponsorship, ads, bonus and so on.
Walker is 6 feet 1 inch in height.