Michael Strahan, former retired American football professional player and is as of now a media personality from the USA. He has played for Texas Southern University and later spent his whole professional career playing for the New York Giants. Steadily let’s have a closer review of the net worth value of Michael Strahan in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Michael was born as Michael Anthony on November 21, 1971, in Houston, Texas, United States. His father is Gene Strahan, formerly retired boxer and served in the United States Army as a major, mother, Louise Strahan worked for a basketball team as the head coach. Michael has five siblings, and there’s no tangible information about any of them.
He was raised and brought up in Texas but also at one point in former West Germany, this mainly due to the nature of his father’s job. He attended two high schools Westbury and Manheim American in Germany respectively where afterward he received a scholarship and was enrolled in Southern University.
He first married Wanda Hutchins for four years until 1996 when they divorced. They were blessed with a son and a daughter, Michael, and Tanita respectively. After that, he married Jean Muggli for seven years until 2006. They were blessed with twin daughters, Isabella and Sophia Strahan. After this, he got engaged to fashion and TV model Nicole Mitchel in 2009 and later ended the engagement in 2014. He is currently seeing Kayla Quick.
Career, Awards, & Achievements
Michael’s Uncle Art was a defensive player in American football and also played for Texas University. He became a role model to Michael and took his steps to become a formidable player. At college, he was recognized as a powerful player who always made an impact; this paid very well as he soon grabbed attention from national league teams here several wanted to draft him.
The big moment came when the New York Giants drafted him in 1993. His first season was one to forget as injuries marred it. In 1997, his performances helped the team win his first Pro Bowl and went on to win the Divisional Playoffs and also the NFC Championships. He decided to retire from football after a successful season in 2007.
After his retirement, he has made appearances in several TV shows and also hosted a talk show. He has launched his clothing line late in 2015 and also authored several books.
Michael is considered to be one of the high ranking ends to end defensive players in football history. He has a total of 141.5 sacks. He has been selected a record seven times for Pro Bowl and has also been named four times in the All-Pro. He has been crowned NFL defensive player and Ring of Honor for the time he spent with the New York Giants.
Net Worth & Earnings
The former football star has amassed a net worth value of more than $80 million. He has realized this value through the salary he got from playing football. It is recorded that his wages reached a record $8.7 million annually. He also has a clothing line which contributes very well to this revenue. Currently, he is spending his time on TV which of course is adding to his wealth.
Michael is an icon in American football. He has utilized his talent to the very best, and it has paid off handsomely. Apart from starting glitches, he went on to cement a very good profile and right now is a legend for the New York Giants. He has ventured in other ways of making money since he retired from the sport and this only means that his net worth will increase.