Michael Strahan Net Worth
Michael Strahan net worth: Michael Strahan is a retired American football player, sports analyst, and talk show host who has a net worth of $65 million. Michael Strahan played defensive end for the New York Giants for 14 seasons. Strahan is a football analyst on Fox NFL Sunday, and co-host of ABC's Good Morning America and its spinoff Strahan, Sara and Keke. He co-hosted the syndicated daytime talk show Live! with Kelly and Michael with Kelly Ripa from 2012 to 2016, for which he won two Daytime Emmy Awards.
Early Life: Michael Anthony Strahan was born in Houston, Texas on November 21, 1971. He is the youngest of six children of Louise, a basketball coach, and Gene Willie Strahan, a retired Army Major and boxer. His uncle, Arthur Strahan, is a retired professional football player who played defensive lineman for the Houston Oilers and Atlanta Falcons in the 1960s. When Strahan was nine, his family moved to the Army base BFV (Benjamin Franklin Village) in Mannheim, West Germany. He played organized football at Mannheim American High School, a U.S. Department of Defense Dependent High School in Germany as well as at Westbury High School back in Houston during his senior year. The summer before his senior year of high school, his dad sent him to live with his uncle Art, a former NFL defensive lineman, in Houston so he could play football during the fall semester, enabling him to get a scholarship from Texas Southern University. He then flew back to Germany and finished high school at Mannheim Christian.
Strahan, like his uncle Art, played defensive end at Texas Southern University. By his junior season, Strahan started to draw interest as an NFL prospect. As a senior, he was selected All-America first team by The Poor Man's Guide to the NFL Draft, The Sheridan Network, Edd Hayes Black College Sports Report, and the Associated Press. He recorded 68 tackles with a school-record 19 quarterback sacks and 32 tackles totaling 142 yards in losses. He was also selected Division I-AA Defensive Player of the Year by The Poor Man's Guide and Edd Hayes Black College Sports Report. In 1992, he was named First Team All-Southwestern Athletic Conference and the SWAC's Player of the Year for the second consecutive season. He was also named Black College Defensive Player of the Year.
Football Career: Michael Strahan played defensive end for the New York Giants for fourteen seasons. He was selected by the Giants as the 40th pick in the second round of the 1993 NFL Draft. 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. He retired from the NFL in 2007. In 2014 he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame and he is also in the New York Giants Ring of Honor and was named to the NFL 2000s All-Decade Team.
Broadcasting/Hosting Career; Since his retirement from the NFL, Strahan has been appearing as an analyst on Fox NFL Sunday and hosted the show, Pros vs. Joes. In 2008, Strahan was the host of the home improvement program Backyard Stadiums on DIY Network, where he and a team of contractors and gardeners lay out sports courses and goals in backyards.
In 2012, Strahan was selected to replace Regis Philbin and become the co-host of the newly named Live! with Kelly and Michael. Strahan left Live! with Kelly and Michael in 2016 after earning two Daytime Emmy Awards for the show. He left when he became a full-time host of Good Morning America. He began hosting the television game show The $100,000 Pyramid in 2016.
He wrote the book Wake Up Happy: The Dream Big, Win Big Guide to Transforming Your Life in 2015.
Personal Life and Divorce Settlement: Michael Strahan married Wanda Hutchins in 1992. They have a daughter, Tanita Strahan, and a son, Michael Anthony Strahan, Jr. They divorced in 1996.
In 1999, Strahan married Jean Muggli after meeting her at a spa. They have twin daughters, Isabella and Sophia who were born in December 2004. Strahan and Muggli finalized their acrimonious divorce on July 20, 2006. According to divorce court filings, Michael was worth $22 million at the time. In the end, a judge ordered Michael to pay Jean $15.3 million AND $18,000 per month in child support until their daughters turn 18.
In August 2009, Strahan became engaged to Nicole Mitchell, Eddie Murphy's ex-wife, but the two ended their engagement in 2014.
Michael Strahan Salary and Endorsements: From his various hosting duties and endorsement deas, Michael typically earns around $17 million per year today. During his NFL career, Michael earned just under $60 million in salary alone. His highest-earning year in the NFL was the 2002-2003 season when the Giants paid him $20.6 million.
Real Estate: During his 2007 divorce proceedings from Jean Muggli, the court ordered their Montclair, New Jersey mansion to be auctioned and the sales money split evenly; the house was valued at $3.6 million.
In August 2008, Strahan paid $1.665 million for a two-bed, two-bath, 1,911 square-foot condo in lower Manhattan. He sold it in 2014 for $2.4 million.
In 2015, Strahan sold his mansion in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Brentwood for $21.5 million. Built in 2013, the 15,600 square foot home sits on an acre lot with a 59-foot swimming pool, an expansive lawn, and mature trees. The three-story home includes a library, a home theater, a Prohibition-style wine cellar with a drinking lounge, a gym, a game room, a sauna, and two laundry rooms. The master wing includes a sitting room with a fireplace. There are nine bedroom suites and 14 bathrooms. He bought the home in 2013 for $16 million while he was engaged to Nicole Murphy.
|Net Worth:||$65 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Nov 21, 1971 (48 years old)|
|Height:||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Profession:||American football player, Actor, Presenter, Film Producer|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Michael Strahan Earnings
- New York Giants (2007-08)$4,502,160
- New York Giants (2006-07)$4,999,999
- New York Giants (2005-06)$5,250,330
- New York Giants (2004-05)$4,352,400
- New York Giants (2003-04)$2,103,900
- New York Giants (2002-03)$20,599,980
- New York Giants (2001-02)$8,752,320
- New York Giants (2000-01)$7,603,000