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Shannon Sharpe Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Shannon Sharpe worth? $12 million

How did Shannon Sharpe earn his money and wealth?

Shannon Sharpe was born on June 26, 1968. He is a retired American football tight end player who played for the teams like Denver Broncos and Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL), as well as he is an ex-analyst for CBS Sports on its NFL telecasts. Currently, he is a TV host-presenter who hosts Skip and Shannon: Undisputed together with Skip Bayless. He played 12 seasons for the Broncos.

Sharpe was picked in the 7th round of the NFL Draft held in 1990 by the team Denver Broncos, he was the 192nd pick overall. He played with Denver for 9 years winning two championship rings in Super Bowl XXXII and XXXIII during this time. After his first 1997 season championship, he appeared on Wheaties boxes on General Mills with other four Broncos. After a two-year tenure with the Baltimore Ravens, during which he won another championship ring in Super Bowl XXXV, he returned back to the Broncos. He continued to play under Broncos until 2003. From there, he took a retirement to become an NFL analyst for CBS network.

Ravens’ general manager, Ozzie Newsome,  said about Sharpe during his career: “I think he’s a threat when he’s on the field. He has to be double-teamed. He’s a great route-runner. He’s proven that he can make the big plays. That’s what separates him. He’s a threat.” Sharpe was selected 4 times to the All-Pro Team, played in total eight Pro Bowls and combined over 1,000 receiving yards in three different seasons. In 1993 in a playoff game played against the Los Angeles Raiders, Shannon Sharpe made a record with a touchdown and 14 receptions for 167 yards.

In the 2000 AFC title game of Ravens against the team Raiders, he finished his career as the NFL’s all-time leader in receiving yards (10,060), receptions (815), and receiving touchdowns (62) by a tight end. After retirement, Sharpe was appointed as a commentator for the CBS Sports pregame show The NFL Today, including the Subway Postgame Show and Sprint Halftime Report. In 2013, Sharpe became a writer and spokesperson For Men magazine, FitnessRX and appeared on their magazine cover in 2013.

Sharpe currently anchors Opening Drive morning program of Sirius NFL Radio, along with Bob Papa. In 2010, Sharpe’s girlfriend Michelle Bundy accused Sharpe of sexual violence and threatening her life, and complaint FIR against him in the same year. In August 2011, Sharpe was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

What are the most popular appearances of Shannon Sharpe?

  1.     ESPN’s Sunday Night Football (1991-2003)
  2.     NFL Monday Night Football (2003)
  3.     Denver Broncos Greatest Moments (2013)
  4.     The NFL Today (2014)
  5.     Garbage Time with Katie Nolan (2016)
  6.     ESPN First Take (2016)
  7.     Skip and Shannon: Undisputed (2016-2018)

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