Vance Walker Biography

Vance Walker is an American personality and a high school student. He entered into stage 2 of the finals in the ongoing American Ninja Warrior Season 15. During his youth, he even participated in American Ninja Warrior Junior 1 and 2 seasons as well. 

Early Life

Vance Walker was born in December 2004 and he is 19 years old. He was brought up in Marietta, Georgia, and nicknamed Walker Texas Ninja. He lived in his hometown for a short period and then moved to Texas. Vance was diagnosed with cerebral palsy when he was only 18 months old and had to cover those challenges in childhood. He is a student and studying in high school.

Vance Walker Career

American Ninja Warrior Junior

When the show American Ninja Warrior started in 2009, it required contestants between 13 to 14 years of age. Vance participated in the inaugural season of the ninja show and qualified for episode 11. Standing in the seeding round, he faced Christian Youst, whom he beat by 0.2 seconds. Then he met a knockout competition, where he defeated Leah Wickert and advanced to the showdown.

He later had the rematch with Christian Youst and won the match, after which he got an entry card for the semifinals. Then in the semifinals, he faced another challenger, Max Feinberg. He reached the top 8 finalists and faced Hudson Humphries, whom he beat and advanced to the finals round.

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Then he went to the final round, where he faced Jonathan Godbout. Vance defeated Jonathan and became the new champion. Then came the finishing course round, where he completed the course with the fastest time and beat Nate Pardo. Vance became the first person between the age of 13-14 to win American Ninja Warrior and thereby win $15,000.

American Ninja Warrior 15

Vance returned to the show in the seventh qualifying round. Last season, he could not perform well and tagged himself as Mr Imperfect. This time, he returned to the show with the motive of being called Mr Perfect.

In the lasso Launch round, he [though] hit the knee of the Pole Vault and was one of the two competitors to complete the round; he completed the course and was placed in the first position. He then returned to the third round of the show in the semifinals, where he raced against Erick Zamorano, who fell on the slingshot, and Vance completed the course with the fastest time.

Though Vance was behind, he quickly earned the safety pass, reached stage one, got revenge on the jumping spider, had several spins on “The Gambler” round, and then recovered and finished stage one within 18 seconds remaining.

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Vance Walker Biography

Real Name Vance Walker
Birth Date December 2004
Age (as of 2023) 18 Years
Birth Place Marietta, Georgia, U.S.
Profession Student
College
Qualification

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 5” – in Centimeters – 165 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 60 kg  –  in Pounds –  132 lbs
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown

Family

Father
Mother
Sister
Brother

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Who is his girlfriend? No

Personal Life

Vance Walker is yet to married, and he is only 19 years old, so it would not be appropriate to talk about his marriage. Moreover, he has no girlfriend and is yet to reveal his past love affairs. Walker is only available on Instagram with the handle name – vance_walker_anw, where he has 77.5K followers with only 110 in the following list. He mainly posts images of his ninja family, games, or surroundings.

Vance Walker Net Worth

Vance Walker has been participating in Ninja Warrior Games since the age of 5 when the first season of Ninja Warrior started in 2009. Indeed, he is earning enough to make his livelihood. We assume his net worth is around $1 million as of August 2023.

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Trivia

  • Vance was invited to the show American Ninja Warrior 12, but later, the show dropped its requirement for the age of participants. Also, modification was going for the pandemic, and the younger competitors had to wait another year.
  • Vance is the first person to participate in American Ninja Warrior Junior and American Ninja Warrior after being diagnosed with Cerebral palsy.
  • Before participating in Ninja games, he was trained with a 23-foot-tall Warped Wall.
  • He is the fifth rookie personality to complete the American Ninja Warrior in history and the first teenager to meet the State Two.
  • Vance Walker is also the first competitor to win the safety pass twice.
  • He seems fond of playing the piano as he highlights his photo with the piano on Instagram with the title “The Bros.”

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