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Rex Walters

Rex Walters is an American assistant coach for the National Basketball League’s New Orleans Pelicans. Rex Walters was also the head coach at the University of San Francisco for over eight years. In 2014, he was named WCC Coach of the Year.

Early Life

Rex Walters was born in Omaha, Nebraska, the United States on March 12, 1970. He is 53 years old (as of 2023) under the zodiac sign Pisces. Walters holds American citizenship and follows the Christian religion. Besides that, the information regarding his family background is unavailable.

Rex Walters

Caption: A young Rex playing basketball source:


Regarding his educational background, Rex finished high school at Piedmont Hills High School. Walters later attended Northwestern University for further education.

Rex Walters – Net Worth 2023

Rex Walters has earned a huge amount of money through his hard work and brilliance. As of 2022, his estimated net worth is $5 Million.


Talking about his career, Rex went to Northwestern University after playing basketball for Piedmont Hills High School. Later, in his junior year, he transferred to the University of Kansas. Rex declared for the 1993 NBA draft. The New Jersey Nets selected him with the 16th overall pick in the first round.

Welter was a member of the team until 1995 when he was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers. He signed a two-year contract with the Miami Heat in 1998. Moreover, Walter moved to Europe to play in the European League and the Spanish Basketball League in 2000. The University of Valparaiso offered him a position as an assistant coach in 2003.

Rex accepted the job offer and began working for the university. Rex moved to Florida Atlantic University as an assistant coach in 2005. However, Florida was hired as their new head coach in 2007.

Rex Walters

Caption: Rex Walters guiding the player source: Wake Forest Athletics.

Further, Rex was appointed as the University of San Francisco’s new head coach in 2008. Walter received the WCC Coach of the Year Award in 2014. His overall record as a coach at the University of San Francisco was 126-125 when he retired in 2016. They appointed Grand Rapids Drive as their new head coach.

He was hired by the Detroit Pistons as an assistant coach in 2017. Since then, He has relocated and worked as an assistant coach for many organizations. Rex is employed by the New Orleans Pelicans as an assistant coach as of the year 2022.


Walters got First-team All-Big Eight twice while playing, in 1992 and 1993. He was also named WCC Coach of the Year in 2014.

Personal Life

Regarding his love life, Rex Walters is a married man. In the early 2000s, Rex married Deanna Walters and walked down the aisle with her. However, detailed information about his marriage is not mentioned.

They were blessed with five children: Addi, Riley, Gunner, Rex Jr., and Ace. His son Rex Jr. plays basketball at Stetson and Addi plays basketball at Santa Clara.

Rex Walters

Caption: Rex’s son Walters Jr. source: Twitter.

Body Measurements

Rex Walters is handsome, undoubtedly. He has a perfect height of about 6 feet 3 inches (191 cm) and weighs about 86 kg (190 lbs). In addition, Walters has a black pair of eyes and black hair color.

Rex Walters – Social Media

Regarding his social media presence, Rex Walters is active on his Instagram account @coachrex23 with 1,570 followers.  Walters also has 7,983 followers on Twitter. Besides that, he is not available on any other social media platforms including Facebook.