Walt was born on 29 March 1945. He was born in Georgia in the United States of America. The name of his parent is not known but it is known that he had 8 siblings and he was the eldest among them. He completed his schooling from Atlanta’s David Tobias Howard High School and he later went to Southern Illinois University to complete his graduation. It is known that he had been fond of sports since childhood days and he started his career when he was in school. Initially, Walt was into football but later he decided to pursue his career in Basketball. He is 6 feet and 4 inches tall and his tall height compliments his game.
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Walt was actively involved in the game during his college but his profession career started in 1967 when he got a chance to play with New York Knicks. He was also honored with the title of NVA All-Star for seven times in total. It is known that Walt had a defensive game and he paired well with the team to score baskets.
It is known that he played for the team till 1977 and 10 years later he joined Cleveland Cavaliers. He played for this team for only three years and in 1980 he left his fans heartbroken as he announced his retirement. Post retirement it is known that he started working as a coach but there is no concrete information available about his post-retirement career. Talking about the achievements, Walt helped his team in winning NBA Championship twice and in 1987, Walt’s name was added to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
Later in 1996, Walt was also elected to play in NBA’s 50th Anniversary All-Time Team. In 2012, Walt was given honored by the famous Ride of Fame. As per the information available, he had a very amazing fashion sense. The player is still loved by the present generation and he is an example for many basketball players. It is also known that PUMA named sneakers on his name. He commands respect even though it had been 27 years since he retired. Many of his fans stated that they met him in the local restaurant which suggests that Walt was really fond of good food.
In 1965 he decided to get married and he married his girlfriend. The name of his wife was Marsha Clark but unfortunately, the marriage didn’t last long and the couple filled for a divorce in 1967. The couple had two children during their short marriage. One of them was a boy and the other one was a girl. The name of Walt’s son is Walt Junior III and the name of his daughter is Angel Frazier.
The total annual salary of this basketball player is not known but his net worth is estimated to be 4.5 Million American Dollars. He also has a huge fan following on social media and he is actively involved in microblogging through twitter.
Last Modified: Aug 16, 2021