Ricky Walden is a professional snooker player from Chester, England, who was born on November 11, 1982. Walden went professional in 2000 and won his first ranking title at the Shanghai Masters eight years later. Since then, he’s won the 2012 Wuxi Classic and the 2014 International Championship, as well as four times finishing in the top 16 of the season-ending standings.
How Tall Is Ricky Walden
Ricky Walden’s height is 6 ft 0 in and he is 38 years old (183.0 cm).
Walden was born in Chester but grew up in Bagillt, North Wales, where he presently resides after spending time in other parts of Flintshire. Along with Shaun Murphy, Stephen Maguire, and Ali Carter, he was one of the Young Players of Distinction in a 2000 scheme meant to help young players enhance their playing and media skills. He won the World Under-21 Championship in 2001.
Ricky Walden Personal life
On Thursday, May 22, 2014, Walden married Natalie Wilton in a short ceremony in New York City Hall. Since 2010, they’ve been together. Walden had to withdraw from the Shanghai Masters after their kid was born in September 2015.
Walden advanced to the final 16 of the UK Championship after defeating Rod Lawler, Ashely Carty, and Mark Williams before falling to Judd Trump. His finest performance of the season came in the Scottish Open, where he reached the quarterfinals after defeating Tom Ford and Mark Allen before falling to eventual champion Mark Selby.
After defeating Peter Lines and Ryan Day in the qualifying stages in April 2021, Walden qualified for the World Snooker Championship for the first time in three years. In the first round, he was paired with Anthony McGill.
Ricky Walden is one of the wealthiest snooker players and one of the most popular. Ricky Walden’s net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million, according to Wikipedia, Forbes, and Business Insider.