Michael Strahan is a retired American football defensive end who used to be a player for New York Giants of the NFL where he has spent a decade and a half. Today he is a media personality currently working as a football analyst on Fox NFL Sunday. He has been a co-host on the morning talk show Live! With Kelly and Michael since 2012 but ended in 2016 where he went to GMA.
He has also been a contributor on ABC morning show Good Morning America, The $100,000 Pyramid, among others. Recently he was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame and with such as successful career both on the field and in the media, let’s get to see Michael Strahan net worth values as of 2018 and also give more details on a few things you probably don’t know about Michael Strahan.
Michael Anthony Strahan is the son of Gene Willie Strahan, a boxer and a former soldier and Louise Strahan, a basketball trainer. He was born in 1971 in Houston, Texas where he was brought up. In his home amongst all the 6 children of the couple Michael is the youngest of them all. He studied at Westbury High School and after transferring to Mannheim America High School, he began to play football until he acquired a scholarship to higher education. He was sponsored to Texas Southern University where he graduated in 1993.
Michael has been in 2 marriages; the first was with Wand Hutchins in 1996 where they had two children; Tanita (b.1992) and Michael Jr. (1995). The second was with Jean Muggli in 1999 where they had identical girls named Isabella and Sophia (b.2004). After his divorce in 2006, he has been in several relationships and currently dating Kayla Quick since 2016.
Michael career in football started off when he was young but we can say it started shaping up when he was in college playing for his school. He followed his uncle’s path who was also a player. His professional career began in 1993 where he played for the New York Giants. His breakthrough came when his team, 200 Giants conquered Minnesota Vikings by scoring 41-0 in the NFC Championship game. Over the years, Michael has been successful while playing making him to acquire many accolades. He resigned in 2008 from the NFL and from playing but had made a legacy in his team.
Some of his records include attaining the NFL title in 2001 after scoring 22.5 sacks. He also got 133.5 sacks in 2007 winning over Donovan McNabb from the Philadelphia Eagles team. He achieved the Super Bowl title after retiring since he had scored three career touchdowns, four career interceptions, 854 career tackles, 141.5 career sacks and 24 forced fumbles.
As a media personality, Michael has hosted and appeared in quite a number of programs including; Fox NFL Sunday Show (2008) and Like Me (2008). He also launched his own book called Wake up Happy: The Dream Big, Win Big Guide to Transforming Your Life in 2015. His breakthrough came after he co-anchored ‘Live, With Kelly and Michael’ from 2012- 2016 alongside Kelly Ripa. He also debuted in 2016 after hosting the $100,000 Pyramid Show alongside Alec Baldwin and Steve Harvey. The program was showcased on Sundays nights and emerged to be among the highest ranked shows in the industry.
In addition, Michael is also an entrepreneur who has invested in his men clothing brand which he launched in 2015. His company is under J.C Penney where it deals mainly with belts, cufflinks, suits, suspenders and many more.
On Awards And Achievements: Michael has been awarded severally where some of his honors include the; Associated Press first-team college-division All-American (1992), AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year (2001), NFL 2000s All-Decade Team and Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame (2014) and an induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Net Worth, Salary & Income
Michael Strahan net worth is estimated to be at $75 million. The source of Michael Strahan net worth fortune is his career as a footballer and as a media personality. He stayed with the New York Giants of the NFL for a period of 15 years until his retirement. Currently, Michael Strahan salary is at $17 million annually which is a result of his numerous hosting gigs such as “Pros Vs. Joes”, ‘Fox NFL Sunday”, “Live! With Kelly and Michael”, “The $100,000 Pyramid”, and “Good Morning America”.
11 Facts You Need To Know About Michael Strahan
Michael Strahan has become among the few who have transitioned successfully from star athlete to successful media personalities. Here are a few things/ facts you probably don’t know about Michael Strahan.
1. As a kid, he had the ambition to become an astronaut.
2. Strahan is an advocate of gay matrimony.
3. Michael is also a talented rap artist and likes rapping.
4. Did you know that his cherished drink is Ting and Tequila?
5. He is a matchmaker and enjoys doing it to his allies.
6. He is addicted to his phone.
7. He dreams to have his vacation at Bora Bora.
8. Among the things in his house is a professional karaoke.
9. In his 15 years of the football career, Strahan has undergone three surgeries.
10. Michael Strahan is a collector of vintage watches also some new ones as well.
11. His shoe size is no 14.
Michael Strahan has had a remarkable career in sports, and he is doing quite well too on the media. With his numerous hosting gigs at the end of 2018, you can expect higher figures in 2019 regards to Michael Strahan net worth.