Walker Buehler

Walker Buehler

Personal Information

Full Name Walker Anthony Buehler
Date of Birth July 28, 1994
Nationality American
Height 1.88 m
Current Team(s)
Role Pitcher

Walker Buehler News

"I need these so bad" - Dodgers Walker Buehler hopes to lace up iconic Nike Cortez sneakers worn by Tom Hanks in 'Forrest Gump' "I need these so bad" - Dodgers Walker Buehler hopes to lace up iconic Nike Cortez sneakers worn by Tom Hanks in 'Forrest Gump'
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“I just want to be good and win” - Dodgers pitcher Walker Buehler eyeing strong performances over big contracts ahead of free agency “I just want to be good and win” - Dodgers pitcher Walker Buehler eyeing strong performances over big contracts ahead of free agency
“I just want to be good and win” - Dodgers pitcher Walker Buehler eyeing strong performances over big contracts ahead of free agency
"Everything that's been written about me... I don't think that's true" - Walker Buehler debunks rumors surrounding pace of his Tommy John rehab "Everything that's been written about me... I don't think that's true" - Walker Buehler debunks rumors surrounding pace of his Tommy John rehab
"Everything that's been written about me... I don't think that's true" - Walker Buehler debunks rumors surrounding pace of his Tommy John rehab

Walker Buehler: A Brief Biography

Walker Buehler. Source: Walker Buehler’s official Instagram page/@buehlersdayoff21
Walker Buehler. Source: Walker Buehler’s official Instagram page/@buehlersdayoff21


Walker Anthony Buehler is an American professional baseball player. As a pitcher, he is currently playing for the Los Angeles Dodgers in MLB.


Walker Buehler was born on July 28, 1994, in Lexington, Kentucky, United States. He made his MLB debut for the Los Angeles Dodgers on September 7, 2017. Since then, he has become a 2-time All-Star player. He has proved to be valuable to the team through his pitching skills. Additionally, He also helped the team become the World Series Champion in 2020.


Walker has so far established an ERA of 3.02 with 638.1 innings pitched, 690 strikeouts and a WHIP of 1.04 in his career. He still has a long way to go in his professional baseball career.


Walker Buehler Personal Information


Name Walker Anthony Buehler
Age 29 years old
DOB July 28, 1994
Nationality American
Mother Name Karen Walker
Father Name Tony Buehler
Profession Baseball Player
Net Worth $12 million
Height 6’2”
Weight 185 lbs
Education Henry Clay High School, Vanderbilt University.
Relationship Status Married


Walker Buehler’s Early Life

Walker Buehler grew up in Lexington, Kentucky, United States. He attended Henry Clay High School in Lexington, Kentucky. Although he was signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates during the 2012 MLB Draft, he decided not to sign and instead chose to play collegiate baseball.


For college, he attended Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. He played collegiate baseball for the Vanderbilt Commodores. He also participated in the Cape Cod Baseball League during his college years as a member of the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox. He was the co-winner of the MVP honors during the 2014 Cape Cod Baseball League.


Walker Buehler’s Personal Life

Walker Buehler was a huge fan of horse racing while growing up. He is a minority owner of ‘Authentic’, a champion American Thoroughbred racehorse. The horse won the 2020 Kentucky Derby and the Breeder’s Club Classic, thereby setting a new Keeneland track record. Walker attended the 2020 Breeders Cup Classic to see ‘Authentic’ become the Champion.


Apart from this, no other information is available about his personal life.


Walker Buehler’s Family Background

Walker Buehler was born to Tony Buehler and Karen Walker. However, his parents are divorced. His father remarried his stepmother Lucia Buehler post-divorce.


Walker Buehler with his father. Source: Walker Buehler’s official Facebook account/ Tony Buehler
Walker Buehler with his father. Source: Walker Buehler’s official Facebook account/ Tony Buehler


Tony Buehler is Walker Buehler’s father. He is a Regional Senior Risk Executive at Bank of America. He has worked in roles like Credit Product Executive, Credit Risk Executive and Credit Products Officer. He has a good bond with his son.


Walker Buehler with his mother. Source: Walker Buehler’s official Instagram page/@buehlersdayoff21
Walker Buehler with his mother. Source: Walker Buehler’s official Instagram page/@buehlersdayoff21


Karen Walker is Walker Buehler’s mother. She is a lawyer and has her own office in Lexington. Kentucky, United States. She is also her son’s biggest supporter and believes that her son will achieve something great in his life. Walker Buehler’s stepmother, Karen Buehler, works in the medical sector.


Walker Buehler also has three siblings named Bella Walker, Delaney Buehler and Brady Buehler.


Walker Buehler’s Wife


Walker Buehler with his wife. Source: Walker Buehler’s official Instagram page/@buehlersdayoff21


Walker Buehler’s wife is McKenzie Buehler. She grew up as McKenzie Marcinek in Kentucky, United States. She is currently working as a full-time website and marketing manager at Worlds Apart.


Walker Buehler and McKenzie Marcinek have known each other since high school. They started dating during their senior year and have been together ever since. She often cheers her husband during his games. The couple finally tied the knot on December 12, 2021 and settled down after purchasing their own house in Lexington, Kentucky, United States. The couple also share a French Bulldog named Nala, adopted in 2019.


Walker Buehler’s Kids

Walker and McKenzie Buehler do not have any children as of yet. However, they are expecting their first child in January 2024. They consider it to be their biggest blessing.


Walker Buehler’s Social Media

Walker Buehler is quite active on social media. He can be found on Instagram at @buehlersdayoff21. The account has 346K followers and Walker posts images and videos of his personal and professional life on this account.


He is also available on Twitter at @buehlersdayoff. Here he tweets about his team and his baseball career in general. His Twitter account has 90.9K followers.


Walker Buehler’s Net Worth

Walker Buehler currently has a net worth of $12 million in 2023. He has gained this net worth through his pitching skills while playing for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Here are his net worth year by year so far presented in a table format:


Year Net Worth
2023 $12 million
2022 $7.9 million
2021$6.3 million
2020 $2 million


Walker Buehler’s net worth will keep increasing as his baseball career progresses towards the future.


Walker Buehler’s Brand Ambassador

Walker is a brand ambassador for SweetSpot Sports, an organization that manufactures baseball equipments.


However, he has also worked with brands like Nike, Budweiser, BMW USA, Yeti, Indochino, Jack in the Box and High Brew Coffee.


Walker Buehler’s Investments

Walker Buehler is an investor in SweetSpot Sports, an organization located in Minnetonka, Minnesota, United States. The organization produces baseballs, softballs and other equipment aimed towards professional baseball players, backyard gamers and recreational ballplayers.


The organization aims to use Walker as a brand ambassador to increase their brand value to their customers in the market.


Walker Buehler’s Career Stats

Walker Buehler has become quite a popular baseball player. He constantly helps his team, the Dodgers, to overcome their opponents in their games. His pitching skills make him a valuable member of the team. Here are his career stats so far as per mlb.com, presented in a table format:


Career Regular Season Stats
Wins 46
Losses 16
Earned Run Average 3.02
Games 115
Games Started 106
Saves 0
Innings Pitched 638.1
Strikeouts 690
Walks Plus Hits Per Innings Pitched 1.04


Walker Buehler’s career stats will keep changing as his baseball career progresses toward the future.


Walker Buehler’s Achievements

Walker Buehler has gained some great achievements in his baseball career so far. This is mainly because of baseball playing and pitching skills, which have helped his team. Here are all his his achievements in his career so far presented in a table format


Year Achievements
2018 Combined no-hitter pitched (May 4, 2018).
2019 1st All-Star Game appearance.
2020 World Series Champion.
2021 2nd All-Star Game appearance, member of the All-MLB First Team.


Walker Buehler’s Contract

On January 13, 2023, Walker Buehler signed a 1-year contract worth $8,025,000 with the Los Angeles Dodgers. He avoided arbitration with his contract. According to this contract, the Dodgers have guaranteed Walker $8,025,000 with an annual average salary of $8,025,000.


In 2023, Walker will be receiving a base salary of $8,025,000 while having a total salary of $8,025,000.


Walker Buehler’s Diet

Walker Buehler has a love for snacks. He is always longing for gummies and cheddar Goldfish crackers. He orders a big meal and then only eats half of it. He leaves out the other half of the meal.


Walker does not like sushi, fish or other kinds of seafood. However, he is willing to try them. Walker loves coffee and is proud that he is a coffee drinker.


Walker Buehler’s House

There is currently no information available regarding Walker Buehler’s house. However, he resides in Lexington, Kentucky, United States along with his wife McKenzie Buehler.


Walker Buehler’s Car

There is currently no information available regarding the cars owned by Walker Buehler. However, he appeared in a commercial for BMW XM, a new hybrid plug-in vehicle, along with other stars like Byron Buxton, Nestor Cortres Jr. and Ozzie Albies. They even took a test drive in the vehicle.



FAQs

A. Walker Buehler is currently 29 years old.

A. Walker Buehler’s nickname is “Buetane.”

A. Walker Buehler is 6’2” in height and weighs 185 lbs

A. Walker Buehler’s wife is McKenzie Buehler (McKenzie Marcinek).

A. Walker Buehler is a two-time All-Star in 2019 and 2021.

A. Walker Buehler currently plays for the Los Angeles Dodgers in MLB.