By: VOSG TEAM
Herschel Walker, a former professional football player who is also a mixed martial artist, has a net worth of over $10 million.
His career began playing for the New Jersey Generals in 1983-85, part of the now-defunct USFL. .
Herschel signed a record-breaking three-year contract worth $5 million with the New Jersey Generals in 1983.
J. Walter Duncan, a Dallas oil tycoon, owned the team. The USFL also had a salary cap of $1.8 million, just like the NFL.
Herschel's deal, which included part of the money for "personal services", was structured to circumvent the cap.
After the 1983 season, the contract was transferred to Donald Trump. .
Herschel was paid $1 million as salary and $1 million in bonus the first year. He also earned $ 1 million for the 1984 season. He made $1.25million in 1985.
Herschel signed a five-year, $5 million contract with the Cowboys after the 1985 collapse of the USFL. .
Tony Dorsett, who was on a 5-year contract worth $4.5 million, was upset by Herschel's arrangement.
Herschel signed a three-year contract worth $4.8 million with the New York Giants in 1995. .