Anton Walkes – Bio, Death, Age, Girlfriend, Career, Net Worth, Height

Anton Walkes was an English professional footballer who played for the team, Charlotte F.C.. His playing position was defender Or Midfielder. He started his career at Tottenham Hotspur where he made one first-team appearance for the team. After that he was loaned to Atlanta United in 2017. He was then loaned out to the League One club Portsmouth, playing the remainder of the 2017–18 season before being signed permanently by Portsmouth in July 2018. He played 35 Ligue 1 games for Portsmouth before moving to Atlanta United in January 202. In 2022 he agreed a deal with Charlotte FC where he remained until his death a year later. Walkes died “following an accident in South Florida”, according to the MLS club. On January 19, 2023, Anton Walkes died at the age of 25.

Charlotte FC defender Anton Walkes has died aged 25

On January 18, 2023, Anton Walkes was in Miami, where Charlotte FC was hosting a twelve-day training camp. Around 3 p.m. Eastern Time, he was injured in a collision between two boats near Miami Marine Stadium. He was immediately taken to hospital, where he died of his injuries the following morning. He died at age 25 on January 19, 2023 (Thursday). His MLS Club Charlotte FC announced this in a statement shared via social media. “Everyone at Tepper Sports & Entertainment is heartbroken by the tragic death of Anton Walkes,” club owner David Tepper said in a statement.

Why was Anton Walkes famous?

  • Anton Walkes was a footballer from London, England.
  • Anton was famous for playing with clubs; Tottenham Hotspur, Portsmouth, Atlanta United and Charlotte FC; During its lifetime.

Where was Anton Walkes from?

Anton Walkes was born on February 8, 1997, with the full name of Anton Charles Walkes. He was from London, England. He holds British nationality and belongs to Mixed ethnicity as he was of Jamaican descent. He had not divulged the names of his parents. In 2017, his parents stayed up all night watching and celebrating his game-winning goal against the San Jose Walkes. For the last time, Anton celebrated his 25th birthday on February 8, 2022. Aquarius was his zodiac sign and he followed the Christian religion.

Football career of Anton Walkes

Tottenham Hotspur

  • In July 2013, Anton Walkes started his football career by joining the football club, Tottenham Hotspur. He made his first team debut on 21 September 2016 in the EFL Cup against Gillingham. Then he appeared three times as captain in the UEFA Youth League group stage.
  • On September 27, 2017, he signed a two-year contract extension with the club, keeping him until 2019.

Atlanta United (Loan)

  • Walkes joined Major League Soccer club Atlanta United ahead of the club’s inaugural season on January 26, 2017 and made his first game against the New York Red Bulls. He scored his first goal for the club on July 5, 2017, in a 4-2 win over the San Jose Earthquakes.
  • His loan with Atlanta United was extended until the end of the season on August 1, 2017. His second goal for the club came on September 14, 2017, in a 7-0 win over New England Revolution.
  • He went on to make 20 appearances and score 2 times in all competitions during his 2017 season.


  • On 29 January 2018, he signed on loan for EFL League One club Portsmouth and scored on his debut against Doncaster Rovers on 3 February. Due to a hamstring injury, he missed the rest of the season. He made 12 appearances on loan and scored once during the season.
  • On 18 July 2018, Portsmouth announced that they had signed Walkes to a two-year contract with an option to a third year for an undisclosed fee. He was part of the team that won the 2019 EFL Trophy Final on March 31.

Atlanta United

  • Walkes returned to Major League Soccer club Atlanta United on 9 January 2020. He made his club debut on 18 February in the CONCACAF Champions League against Motagua, starting in a 1–1 draw.

Charlotte F.C.

  • Walkes was selected by Charlotte FC in the 2021 MLS Expansion Draft on 14 December 2021. He made 23 appearances for the club, from 21 appearances, in the club’s inaugural season.

Anton Walkes transfer news

  • Charlotte FC on 14 Dec. 2021
  • Atlanta United FC on 9 Jan 2020
  • Portsmouth on Jul 18, 2018
  • Portsmouth on 29 January 2018 on loan
  • Atlanta United FC on January 26, 2017 from Tottenham U21 on loan

Awards, honors and achievements Anton Walkes


Who was Anton Walkes’ girlfriend?

Anton Walkes was a single man but he was in a relationship. He was dating his beautiful girlfriend whose name is Alexis Walkes. They are also the proud parents of their daughter namely Ayla. Ayla can sometimes be seen at the stadium cheering on her beloved father along with her mother. He never married. The family lived a happy life before the disappearance of Anton Walkes.

In November 2018, he pleaded guilty to driving disqualification, a fine and 120 hours of community service.

How Much Was Anton Walkes Net Worth?

Anton Walkes was one of the richest footballers whose net worth was estimated at $5 million at the time of his death. He made his fortune through his football career which is his main source of wealth. He also has to earn a nice amount of money through endorsement deals, endorsements, contract bonuses, and more. His highest market value is €1m as of November 9, 2021, according to

His exact salary has yet to be disclosed, but there is no doubt in the minds of his followers that he earned a considerable amount of money from his professional career. It can be assumed that his salary was between $500,000 and $1 million from his current club. Portsmouth announced the signing of Walkes on a two-year deal with an option for a third year for an undisclosed fee on July 18, 2018.

How tall was Anton Walkes?

Anton Walkes was a handsome footballer with an athletic body. He was 1.88m tall. His well maintained body weight is 82 kg. He had a pair of dark brown eyes and his hair color was black. His other body size has yet to be disclosed.

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