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Kenny Walker

Birthday, Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & Facts

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Kenny Walker’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

Kenny Walker

Place Of Birth

Roberta, USA

Age

57 years old

Birth Date

August 17, 1964

Star Sign

Cancer

Kenny Walker Facts

Child Star?

No

Occupation

Basketball Player

Education & Qualifications

University of Kentucky

Net Worth

$3 million

Current Partner

None

Children

None

Parents

None

Siblings

None

Height

2m (6'7"")

Nationality

American

Chinese Year

Year of the Dragon

About Kenny Walker

Kenneth Walker, also known as Kenny Walker, was born on August 18, 1964, in Georgia, United States.

Kenny Walker is a former professional basketball player from the United States. Kenneth Walker used to play for the New York Knicks of the NBA (National Basketball Association).

In 1989, Kenneth Walker took home the NBA Slam Dunk Championship. He is employed as a radio host for Lexington, Kentucky's WVLK radio station, as of 2022. Kenny Walker used to be a member of the Kentucky Wildcats (University of Kentucky) when he was in college. Kenny Walker has also played in the Spanish ACB League.

Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Kenny Walker's net worth?

Kenny Walker's net worth is estimated to be around $3 million.

How much does Kenny Walker earn per year?

Kenny Walker's annual earnings are yet to be estimated.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Kenny Walker?

Kenny Walker has a height of 6 ft 6 in (203 cm).

How old is Kenny Walker?

Kenny Walker will turn 58 in 2022, born on August 18, 1964, in Roberta, Georgia.

Childhood And Education

Kenny Walker was born in the United States on August 18, 1964, in Roberta, Georgia, as the youngest of six children. His father worked in an oil field, and his mother was a cafeteria worker. Kenny went to the University of Kentucky.

He was a member of the Kentucky Wildcats team and was a standout performer. The Kentucky Wildcats reached the NCAA Tournament's top four in 1984 but were defeated by the Georgetown Hoyas.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Kenny Walker dating?

No information about the partner or children of Kenneth Walker has been revealed.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Kenny had a successful college basketball career as a member of the Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team (1982-1986). Walker is a four-time All-SEC selection, a two-time consensus All-American, and a two-time SEC Player of the Year, and is one of 38 players whose jerseys have been honored in the rafters of Rupp Arena. In 1984, his team made it to the NCAA Tournament Finals before losing. Walker set an NCAA tournament record by making 11 field goal attempts and scoring 11 times.

He was a role player with the NFL's Washington Bullets for two seasons, from 1993 to 1995. He played basketball with the Isuzu Motors Lynx/Giga Cats in Japan from 1996 to 1997. Walker became a co-host for the call-in syndicated radio show 'Cat Talk' with Wes Strader after retiring from his professional career in 2000. For nearly two decades, he hosted that show. He is hosting a local radio show and promoting childhood literacy in Lexington through awareness campaigns as of 2022. He was inducted into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in 2018.

What awards has Kenny Walker won?

Kenny was named to the All-American team twice and the All-SEC team four times during his college career. He was also honored as the team's No. 34 by the Kentucky Wildcats. In 1982, he was named to the Parade All-American third team. He was also a consensus first-team All-American in 1985.

He was named All-American as the second team consensus the following year. In consecutive years, he was voted Southeastern Conference Player of the Year in 1985 and 1986. Kenny is a 2018 inductee into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame. Arthur Blank, the owner of the Atlanta Falcons, and Champ Bailey, a retired NFL player, are among the other members.

Kenny Walker's Hobbies And Interests

Kenneth Walker has been a basketball fan since he was a child.

Other Interesting Kenny Walker Facts And Trivia

  • Kenny Walker was called Mr. Basketball in his hometown in Georgia when he was in his teen years.
  • Kenny Walker has a nickname called 'Sky' Walker.
  • Kenny has set a record of scoring 11 times in the NCAA Tournament on 11 goal attempts.
  • Kenny Walker was inducted in the 2018 Georgia Sports Hall of Fame along with Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank and NFL star Champ Bailey.
  • His NBA career started with New York Knicks. He played for five years under five coaches for the team.
  • His jersey numbers have been 34, 15, and 7.
  • He retired in 1995.

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