Michael Strahan net worth and salary: Michael Strahan is a retired American football player and current talk show host who has a net worth of $45 million. Michael Strahan was born in Houston, Texas on November 21, 1971. A former professional football player, Michael Strahan played defensive end for the New York Giants for fourteen seasons. He attended Texas Southern University and entered the NFL draft in 1993. He was selected by the Giants as the 40th pick in the second round. Michael went to enjoy an incredibly successful professional career. He is a seven time Pro-Bowl selection, and a member of the Super Bowl winning 2007 Giants. He holds the record for the most sacks in a single season, two time NFC Champion, and the 2001 NFL Defensive Player of the Year. During his NFL career, Michael earned just under $60 million in salary alone. His highest earning year was the 2002-2003 season when the Giants paid him $20.6 million. Since his retirement in 2007, he has been appearing as an analyst on "Fox NFL Sunday", and hosting the show, "Pros vs. Joes". In 2012, Strahan was selected to replace Regis Philbin and become the co-host of the newly named "Live! with Kelly and Michael". For his various hosting duties, Michael earns $5-10 million per year, most of which comes from the daytime talk show.