- Full Name: Michael Anthony Strahan
- Net Worth: $45 Million
- Occupation: Former footballer, TV host
- Marital Status: Divorced
- Ethnicity: Black
Michael Strahan Body Statistics:
- Measurements: Not available
- Height: 6’5”
- Weight: 116kg or 225 pounds
- Shoe Size: 14
- Hair Color: Black
- Eye Color: Brown
Michael Strahan Net Worth – How Affluent Is The Former Footballer
Michael Strahan net worth is about $45 million. Now retired, he has graced many football matches in Amerıca during the time he was an active player. Over his career in football, he has won many awards, which have heavily contributed to his net worth. While football is his main source of wealth, today he is a TV host of a show, which has become very popular among the Americans and abroad. If you want to gauge his net worth, then, you must be prepared to look at his life as the young footballer, his rise, and his show. This will give you an idea of just how much Michael Strahan has.
He was born in 1971. His father got an opportunity with the US Army and he had to move the entire family Germany. By the time they went to the new place, Michael Strahan was just nine years old. He joined high school later and while here he started playing organized football. However, he only joined the school team, when he was in his final year.
Even if he had not played football for long, Michael had inborn skills for the game. This got him a scholarship to study in Texas Southern University. It seems his destiny was in football. When he joined the college, he met his uncle, who also used to play in the same position as him. During his time in the university and as the member of the football team, he became very successful earning the institution a number of wins in the inter-campus games. Owing to his prowess in the game, they drew double teams and gave it the name “Strahan rules”. By the time he was completing college, it was clear that he would join NFL.
İn 1993, what many had foreseen for him, finally came to pass. He was recruited in the NFL. Unfortunately, Michael could only play 9 games, due to the injuries he had incurred. However, when he came back, he showed everyone his skills in football and this added a substantial amount of money to his net worth.
He is known for his tenure with the New York Giants, where he played for fourteen seasons. This is after he had been selected by the Giants. From that time, he has acquired of awards and recognition not only in America but abroad too. He has been selected seven times for the Pro-Bowl. He is also a proud member of Super Bowl Winning 2007 by Giants. In addition, he also holds the crown for having most sacks in a single season. Two times as the NFC Champion and he were also named theNFL Defensıve Player of the Year.
His earnings during his NFL career were slightly below $60 million making him one of the highest paid football players of his time. He got the most money during the season between 2002 and 2003 when he was paid $20.6 million by the Giants. After Michael Strahan retired in 2007, he started featuring in “Fox NFL Sunday”. He is also a host of “Pros vs. Joes”. It seems Michael Strahan has more into his basket than he can handle. Surprisingly, he is taking his new career as a TV personality quite well. No wonder, he was hired to replace Philbin and now he is a co-host of “Live! With Kelly and Michael”. All his appearances on the TV shows earn him $10 million per year. As you can see, Michael Strahan net worth is open for a positive change.
Michael Strahan has married twice. His first marriage was with Wanda Hutchins, whom they got a daughter Wanita and a son Michael Jr. Thereafter, he married Jean Muggli, who gave rise to twin daughters, Isabella and Sophia. They divorced too and may be recently Michael Strahan wife would be Nicole Murphy, who was the ex wife of the popular Eddie Murphy.After the divorce battle in court with Muggli, he was quoted saying that he was cool throughout the process. He said that he did not his daughters to know in future, the way their father talked about their mother. Michael Strahan kids are well catered for even after the two divorces.
How much is Michael Strahan worth? With that you already know Michael Strahan net worth. However, this is just an indication of great things to come. We expect his worth to rise to hundreds of millions.