Bill Walton - Updated Nov 2023

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Bill Walton

Bill Walton is a very famous former basketball player and coach from the United States. Bill Walton has played his professional games with teams like; the Portland Trail Blazers, Boston Celtics, etc. Today he is continuing his post-retirement life as a sportscaster and commentator.

Early Life and Education

Bill Walton was born on 5th November 1952, in La Mesa, San Deigo, United States of America. This makes him 69 years old as of now.

His father’s name is William Theodore Walton II, and his mother is Gloria Anne. He holds an American nationality and practices Christianity.

Further, he belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. According to astrology, he has as his zodiac sign.

Talking about his formal educational status, he completed his schooling at Sacrament Elementary School and Helix High School in his hometown.

And, he also accomplished his higher studies at the University of California.

Bill Walton – Net Worth 2023

Bill Walton is living a comfortable life with his family. Thanks to the fame and fortune he has earned from his work as of today. Moreover, his total net worth is about $20 million US dollars as of 2022.

Body Measurements

Bill Walton is very good-looking and has an amazing personality. The former basketball player and coach stands about 6 feet and 11 inches tall.

While he weighs 96kg. Moreover, the number has not yet been revealed about the overall body measurement. The color of his eyes is brown, and he has white-colored hair.

Career and Professional Life

Bill is a former basketball player and coach. He was very interested in basketball and wanted to have a great career in it. Today, he is living his dream.

Initially, he started to play from a very early age. Continuing his passion, he joined the basketball team of his high school.

Later, he also joined the team at his college. For his amazing game and career during those days, he got inducted into the National High School Hall of Fame.

 Bill Walton

Caption: Bill Walton during the matched Source: CNN

Talking about his college career, his time on the team at the University of California was great, and made great achievements.

For his amazing performances, he was even awarded the James E. Sullivan Award, and NCAA Player of the Year award.

Further, he got more into the game professionally after getting drafted by the Portland Trail Blazers. He also played for the San Diego Conquistadors for some time.

However, due to recurrent injuries and many other problems, he retired from sports in 1990. For his amazing performance, he was awarded many national awards.

While, after his retirement, he started to do sportscasting and commentary in Basketball for different networks like; ESPN, CBS, and NBC.

Relationship Status

Moving on to the romantic and private life of Bill Walton, he is married. He has tied the knot with Lori Matsuoka in 1991. They are leading a comfortable life today.

The first married Susie Guth on 24 February 1979. With her, he had four children. They are Adam, Nathan, Luke, and Chris. However, they separated in 1989.

Apart from that, he has no affairs with any other person. At the same time, he is straight regarding gender choices. And, he does not have any kind of controversial events till today.

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Caption: Bill Walton and his wife Lori Matsuoka Source: Playerswiki

Bill Walton – Social Media

Bill is also present on social media. He has a Facebook account under his name with around 48k followers.

He also has an Instagram account under the name @billwalton with 85.4k followers. Moreover, his Twitter account @BillWalton has 116.5k followers.