Taijuan Walker has been dubbed one of the best pitchers in the National League this season. The 28-year-old New York Mets' Pitcher is selected to play in this year's ALL-Star game.
The news was first announced by his manager Luis Rojas, later the pitcher for Mets spoke with the media about the honor of being selected to the team. The odds are pretty much in his favor; Taijuan will be the NYM's lone ALL-Star representative in Colorado.
The 28-year-old professional baseball pitcher is enjoying the high times of his career, but that's not only the department he seems to be content with. Taijuan seems to be doing equally good in his relationship and personal life too.
So, who is the 28-year-old New York Mets Pitcher dating in 2021?
Taijuan Walker is already married; the 28-year-old New York Mets married his longtime girlfriend, Heather Restrepo. Some stories suggest the couple back in 2015.
Their more than five years of relationship still seem unfazed; It's surprising how Taijuan Walker and his girlfriend are still managing to keep the fire alive. Moreover, the couple shares two sons as well.
The couple welcomed their first son, Zayden Restrepo Walker, on November 15, 2017, and their second son, Zoren Restrepo Walker, on November 23, 2020.
Taijuan Walker girlfriend, Heather, shared the whole experience of her second childbirth. The player's wife took to her Instagram account to share the pictures of Zoren's birth.
Taijuan Walker is married to his longtime girlfriend, Heather Restrepo.
In the caption, Taijuan Walker girlfriend wrote,
"Birthing at home has been the most amazing aspect of life that I’ve ever experienced. If I’m lucky, I’ll be able to experience it again and again. Being in the comfort of my own surroundings."
"Having the freedom to move at the beat of my own drum, eat if I wanted, stand or sit, to have our other son moving about freely right next to us."
Taijuan girlfriend added,
"The safety and security of being at home with a birth team that I chose and trusted in to assist me when need be, I was in complete control of my body and my own birthing experience. There is no greater luxury in this life than to have freedom and control of your own body."
Taijuan Walker's girlfriend, Heather Restrepo, is a graduate of Western Washington University with a bachelor's degree in business and marketing. Back in the day, she used to write blogs; however, things have changed now.
Lately, Heather Restrepo is busy with her job as a mom of two and is also an advocate of breastfeeding. She is often seen posting pictures with her two sons and sometimes with hubby too.
Restrepo, moreover, has a YouTube channel as well. The lifestyle vlogger boasts some 7.8k subscribers on her YouTube channel of the same name.
Before the 28-year-old pitcher fell head-over-heels for his longtime girlfriend and now wife, Heather, he dated his high-school sweetheart, Angela Rypien.
Angela is the daughter of former Washington Redskins QB Mark Rypien; moreover, she herself is a Legend Football League player.
The relationship was going smoothly for them. However, it didn't last as expected. The couple decided to call their relationship in 2014; the following year, Taijuan started dating Heather.