Michael Strahan is now a television journalist. He spent 15 years of his career in the National Football League (NFL) with the New York Giants. This Super Bowl winner is the owner of the record for the most NFL Single-Season Quarterback Sacks. For his successful football career, the name of this man was inserted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2014. Let’s know about this man.
Net Worth- $65 Million
The net worth of this wealthy player is $65321500 million, and his yearly NFL salary was $17 million. He is also associated with charitable work that supports, among other things, community development and kids.
Salary Accumulation Chart:
|Total Salary Earned From NFL Career:||$76.3 Million|
|Average Annual Salary:||$5 million|
|Debut Season Salary:||$0.6 million|
|Highest Paid Season 2002:||$20.5 million|
|Total Salary Earned From New York Giants:||$76.3 million|
Birth and Family
Michael Strahan was born on November 21, 1971, in Houston, Texas, US. His full name is Michael T. Strahan. He is the son of his father, Gene Strahan, and his mother, Louise Strahan. He has four siblings. They are David, Scott, Carolee, Timmy, and Denise.
School and College
He finished his high school life at Westbury High School in the Brays Oaks area of Southwest Houston, Texas. In his college life, he was a player at Texas Southern University (TSU) in Houston, Texas. During his studies at this college, he was a member of the college football team, the Texas Southern Tigers. The duration of his college career was from 1989 to 1992. During his college career, he showed the best of his performance. He entered the professional world after successfully completing his pre-professional life.
|Name:||Michael T. Strahan|
|Birth Date:||November 21, 1971, Houston, Texas, United States|
|Father Name:||Gene Strahan|
|Mother Name:||Louise Strahan|
|College Education:||Texas Southern University|
|Net Worth:||$65 Million|
|Height:||6 feet 5 inches|
|Current Age:||51 years old|
NFL Contracts made him a millionaire
In the 1993 NFL Draft, the New York Giants took Michael Strahan 40th overall in the 2nd round. He played his whole NFL career with this team from 1993 to 2007. In 1997, he recorded 14 sacks, taking him to the first Pro Bowl and First-Team All-Pro. Next year, with 15 sacks, he earned his place on the second Pro-Bowl and All-Pro team. In the middle phase of his career, he began to glow more. In 2001, he received the 2001 NFL Defensive Player of the Year and was a two-time NFC Defensive Player of the Year in 2001 and 2003. Many of the coaches regarded him as the best for his position. In 2001, he also set the record for sacks in a single season with 22.5.
With his amazing play, he led his team to the win in Super Bowl XLII against the New England Patriots in 2007. In the sphere of the NFL, he took part in 216 games. The NFL career statistics of this man are Sacks: 141.5, Interceptions: 4, Forced fumbles: 24, AV 161, Sk 141.5, Solo 66, and FF 24.
He bade goodbye to the NFL on June 9, 2008. After his retirement from NFL life, he engaged in the media profession. As an analyst, he worked with Fox NFL Sunday, ABC, and ‘Live! With Kelly and Michael’. For his nice anchoring, he won two Daytime Emmy Awards.
Michael Strahan got countless honors from the NFL. He was the golden part of the team that won the Super Bowl championship in XLII. For his excellent NFL career, he became a member of the Hall of Fame as a player in 2014. He became the NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 2001. He was a first-team All-Pro four times, in 1997, 1998, 2001, and 2003.
Strahan was named to the Second-Team All-Pro team twice, in 2002 and 2005. He won the honor of the Pro Bowl from 1997 to 1999, from 2001 to 2003, and again in 2005, a total of seven times. He was the NFL’s sack leader twice, in 2001 and 2003. In 2001, he received the honor of being named the NFL’s forced fumbles co-leader. He made his way to the NFL 2000s All-Decade Team. He got the New York Giants’ Ring of Honor. As a token of honor, jersey number 92 was retired by the New York Giants.
- He is the owner of the most seasons leading the league in sacks: 2 (tied)
- He has the most sacks in a season: 22.5 (2001; tied with T. J. Watt)
Wife and Children
The personal life of Michael Strahan is full of ups and downs. Though he is single now, he was the husband of the two pretty women. For the first time, he sat for marriage with Wanda Hutchins in 1992. The couple first met at a match in Germany, where Strahan attended high school. After two years of their meeting, they married. His wife is a prominent interior designer and decorator. The conjugal life of this lady was blessed with two children. They have a daughter, Tanita Strahan, born in 1992, and a son, Michael Anthony Strahan, Jr., born in 1995.
Divorce and Re-marriage
However, their conjugal life did not last for long; in 1996, they announced their separation. Later, he again wed another woman named Jean Muggli in 1999. The couple first met at a spa and began dating. His wife, Jean Muggli, is the manager of a cosmetics store.
In December 2004, he became the father of twin daughters named Isabella and Sophia Strahan. Like his earlier marriage, this was not also long-lasting. They ended their conjugal life in 2006.
After the separation from Jean Muggli, he began to date the A-model and actress Nicole Mitchell in 2009. After a seven-year engagement, they cut off their relationship in 2014. Currently, he is passing through his dating life with a former cocktail waitress, Kayla Quick. They have been dating since the two met in 2015.
Height and Age
Michael Strahan played football while wearing jersey number 92. As a defensive end player, he ran on the field in the NFL. This man stands 6 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 255 pounds. The age of this former player is 50 years old.