Walter Payton was a great footballer who hailed from America. He is nicknamed as sweetness. Walter Payton was a great NFL player.

He was a gifted football player with great skills. He was a talented foot ball running back.

He was born in July 25, 1954 in Columbia, Mississippi. His career in football began from Mississippi.

He had a remarkable football career in his college days. He was a part of Jackson State University. His professional career was associated with Chicago Bears which was in the year 1975.

He had won NFL Most valuable Player Award and Super Bowl XX in 1985.

He received Super Bowl when the Chicago Bears defeated the New England Patriots.

He was included in Pro Football Hall of Fame in the year 1993 and College Football Hall of Fame in the year 1996. He was diagnosed of a liver disease named Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis.

Walter Payton passed away in 01 November, 1999 at the age of 45.

The estimated net worth of Walter Payton at the time of death was about 3 million dollars.

He has played about thirteen seasons for his team, Chicago Bears and thus has risen to fame.

He went to Jackson State University and has obtained a bachelor degree in communications.

Here in the college, he was entitled as Black College Player of the Year.

The motto of Walter Payton was “Never Die Easy.” He had played exceptional football and this has bought a huge amount of money to him.

He had retired from the football in the year 1987. He came back to the game as an investor.

He had also invested his money in CART racing. It was in the year 1999; he was diagnosed of the autoimmune disease of the liver termed as Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis.

He passed away at the age of 45.

Quick Summary:

Full name: Walter Payton

Date of birth: July 25, 1954

Birth place: Columbia, Mississippi.

Age:  Passed away on 1999 November 01.

Profession: Football player

Height: 1.78 m

Weight: 91 Kg

Net worth: 3 million dollars