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Herschel Walker was born on March 3, 1962, and is currently 60 years old. Cindy Deangelis Grossman, on the other hand, was born on January 6, 1962, and is now 60 years old. The age difference between Herschel and Cindy is only about three months.
Willis and Christine Walker gave birth to Herschel in Augusta, Georgia. Herschel was raised in the Georgia town of Wrightsville. Walker was one of seven children raised in a working-class family.
Walker admitted that he was overweight as a child and struggled with stuttering. His mother taught him not to use life’s difficulties as an excuse. Cindy attended the University of Georgia to study business.
Herschel went to Johnson County High School in Wrightsville, where he participated in football, basketball, and track. From 1976 to 1979, Herschel was a member of the Johnson County Trojans high school football team.
Walker rushed for 3,167 yards as a senior, helping the Trojans win their first state championship. As the 1979 national high school scholar-athlete of the year, Walker received the first Dial Award.