Who Is Bill Walton First Wife Susan Guth?

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Bill Walton’s first wife is Susan Guth, also known as Susie Walton. Susan and Bill met in the late 1970s and began dating. They married on 24 February 1979 after several years of relationship.

They also had four children together: Chris Walton, Nathan Walton, Luke Walton, and Adam Walton.

After enjoying a happy marriage, Susan and Bill eventually realized that their marital bliss wasn’t meant to last, leading to their separation in 1989.

Bill Walton's First Wife Susie Guth - Who Is Bill Walton First Wife Susan Guth?
Bill Walton’s First Wife Susie Guth (Source: Twitter)

Following their divorce, Susan faced challenges and experienced hardship, leading to her remaining single until now.

While it’s unclear whether Susan is currently single, she has focused on her personal growth and well-being since the end of her marriage.

In contrast, Bill settled in his hometown of San Diego with his second wife, Lori. As for Susan’s current place of residence, it remains unknown.

Susan Guth Early Life & Education

Susan Guth, also known as Susie Walton, was born in La Mesa, California, USA.

She attended Charleston College and later pursued her studies at the University of Maryland, specializing in Foreign Language Field Studies in Italian.

Susan Guth currently works as an active marketing consultant. Despite being divorced from former basketball player Clinton, she remains unmarried and single.

She has been recognized for her contributions as a San Diego Parent Educator of the Year.

Susan’s main area of interest lies in communication and relationships, focusing on family dynamics. She offers lessons and training to parents on effective child-rearing techniques.


As mentioned before, Guth and Walton had four children together. Their eldest child, Adam, pursued his studies at the State University of Louisiana and currently serves as an assistant coach at San Diego Mesa College University.

Nathan, their second child, stands tall at an impressive height of 6 feet 7 inches. He played basketball at Princeton University and went on to earn an MBA from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University.

Nathan is now the founder of SGS Holdings LLC, a company in the oil industry.

Luke, another of their children, had a successful basketball career, notably playing for the Los Angeles Lakers. He achieved the remarkable feat of winning the NBA Finals in both 2009 and 2010.

Bill Walton With His Kids -Who Is Bill Walton First Wife Susan Guth?
Bill Walton With His Kids (Source: Twitter)

Luke later transitioned into coaching, becoming the head coach for the Lakers before assuming the same role for the Sacramento Kings. Bill and his wife have two children of their own.

As for their youngest child, Christopher Walton, he has made a name for himself in the real estate market after playing for the San Diego state team.

Overall, Guth and Walton’s children have pursued diverse paths, excelling in fields such as coaching, business, basketball, and real estate.

A Brief On Bill Walton

William Theodore Walton III, aka Bill Walton, born on November 5, 1952, is an American television sportscaster and former professional basketball player.

He achieved great success in his basketball career, beginning with his college years playing for the UCLA Bruins under coach John Wooden.

Walton won three consecutive National College Player of the Year awards from 1972 to 1974 and led UCLA to NCAA championships in 1972 and 1973, including an impressive 88-game winning streak.

In the 1974 NBA Daft, Walton was selected as the first overall pick and went on to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to an NBA championship in 1977.

Bill Walton
Bill Walton (Source: CNN)

He was honored with the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award that season. Later, in 1986, Walton secured another NBA title as a member of the Celtics.

In recognition of his achievements, Walton was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1993.

He has also been named to the NBA’s 50th and 75th-anniversary teams, further solidifying his place among basketball’s greats.

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