How much is Michael Strahan worth? $65 million
How did Michael Strahan earn his money and wealth?
Michael Strahan, real name Michael Anthony Strahan, was born on 21, November 1971 in Houston, Texas to Louise Strahan and Gene Willie Strahan. He has 5 siblings. His father was a major in the US Army and when Michel was 9 years old, the family moved to an army post in Mannheim, West Germany. He had a tall frame and although he played organized football at Mannheim American High School, he did not hold much of experience as compared to the other football players while he played for Westbury High School team later. However, Michael still had the gift and proved to be gifted enough to earn a scholarship offer from Texas Southern University.
Michael Strahan is an American retired football defensive end for the New York Giants who presently is a football analyst on ‘Fox NFL Sunday’. While in college, he continued to make incredible strides. By the time Michael reached his senior college year, he had caught the attention of NFL teams. In the year 1993, Michael was drafted by the New York Giants as the 40th overall pick in the NFL draft.
The 6 foot 5 was quick enough to adapt himself to the competition in the league and the new environment. In his second year in NFL, Michael became a full-time starter for his team. He made his first ever double-digit quarterback sack season in the year 1997, recording 14 and was voted to the Pr-Bowl and All-Pro team.
Over the next 10 years, Michael proved to be a dominating defensive force for the Giants. Michael set an NFL single-season record with 22.5 sacks in the year 2001. He retired with a 2007 Super Bowl Title with a total of 141.5 quarterback career sacks, ranking 5th in the league history at the time he retired.
Michael ended his career on a high note. After his retirement, Michael returned back to the Giants for the 2007 season. The same year, Michael along with quarterback Eli Manning, led the club win its first Super Bowl in nearly 2 decades by winning over the undefeated team New England Patriots in the championship game. Soon after this big victory, Michael announced his retirement from football. He later went on to star as a football analyst with the Fox Sports. In the year 2012, Michael began co-hosting ‘Live! With Kelly’ and after Kelly Ripa joined the show as the co-host, the show was renamed to ‘Live! With Kelly and Michael’. In 2008, he joined the show ‘Fox NFL Sunday.’
What are the highest grossing earnings of Michael Strahan?
- Salary earned from playing for the New York Giants (2005): $5,200,000
- Salary earned from playing for the New York Giants (2006): $5,000,000
- Salary earned from playing for the New York Giants (2007): $4,500,000
- Salary earned from playing for the New York Giants (2004): $4,300,000
- Salary earned from playing for the New York Giants (2003): $2,100,000
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