Michael Strahan’s Net Worth 2022

Do you know Michael Strahan’s net worth in 2021? But, first, who is Michael Strahan, and what makes him newsworthy?

Well, I guess maybe because he is a newsmaker himself. But for a guy whose net worth is estimated at $65 million? Michael Strahan is not doing badly for himself. So now, let’s talk about Michael Strahan and what he brings to the table!

Who is Michael Strahan?

Michael Strahan is several things to many people. One thing he is famous for is that he is a retired American professional football player. He is a former NFL defensive player for the famous New York Giants.

Michael is also a media personality and journalist. That comes after spending a decade and a half as an NFL defensive player. He is currently a football analyst on Fox NFL Sunday Live.

Michael Strahan is a one-time co-host of the Morning Talk Show Live. He co-hosted the show with Kelly and Michael from 2012 to 2016.

What is Michael Strahan’s Net Worth?

So, what is Micheal Strahan’s net worth in 2021? The report has it that Michael Strahan’s net worth is estimated at $65 Million in 2021.

The former NFL defensive player earned approximately $65 million. That figure covers his 15 years at the New York Giants.

But what is Michael Strahan’s yearly salary? Currently, Strahan earns $17 million yearly as a Fox NFL Sunday Live Talk Show Host. The pay also covers his endorsement deals. That also is Strahan’s salary on Good Morning America.

Michael Strahan says,

You could be an athlete in your 20s and earn six-figure checks weekly. Yet, you rarely think about the next week. You give no thoughts of, ‘I’m going to be broke.’ No thought of; I’m going to need another job.’ But he concludes that ‘there are lots of broke athletes out there – I know plenty.’ And, ‘I didn’t want to end up as one.’

Now, you can appreciate the motivating factor of one of America’s renowned NFL defensive players.

Michael Strahan’s Early Life and Education

Michael Anthony Strahan (pronounced STRAY-hann) is the youngest of six children. Strayhann was born in Houston, Texas, on November 21, 1971. However, he spent most of his childhood in Mannheim, Germany.

Michael is the son of Gene Willie Strahan. He desired to become an astronaut as a kid. But I guess as we grow older, our aspirations could change. So yes, as what Michael wished for and what he became are two different things.

On completing his penultimate year of high school, Michael returned to Texas for his senior year. Being a talented athlete, he became a member of the Westbury High School football team. Although he played organized football in Germany, he lacked experience in American football.

Strahan only completed a single season before receiving a scholarship from Texas Southern University. However, that came as a significant boost in his educational pursuit.

So, Strahan graduated in 1993 from Texas Southern University. Next, Michael Strahan joined the National Football League to make history.

Michael Strahan’s Career and Rise to Stardom

Michael Strahan spent his 15-year football career with the American football team, New York Giants. Thus, he played as the full-time starter for the Giants in his second year at the NFL.

Strahan became the NFL defensive player for the New York Giants. He indeed was a defensive force to reckon. You can check out Strahan’s 15-sack campaign in 1998. Michael set an exceptional NFL single season record with 22.5 sacks in the year 2001.

Michael Strahan’s career as a professional football player ended in grand style.

Retirement sounded sweet. And like most players do, Strahan retired from the games. But the love for the NFL brought him back to the New York Giants’ 2007 season.

Now, it was Michael Strahan and the Giants’ quarterback player Eli Manning. The duo led the Giants to their first Super Bowl victory in almost two decades.

Some of the high points of Michael Strahan’s professional football career include:

  • AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award (2001)
  • Pro Football Hall of Fame (2014)

Here’s a November 28, 2021 Tweet from the Good Morning America;

Michael Strahan’s Jersey, Number 92, will be retired by the New York Giants.

What Does Michael Strahan Do Presently?

After retiring as an NFL professional football player, Strahan became a TV talk show host. He became a popular media personality working with FOX Sports.

So, Michael Strahan joined Fox NFL Sunday as a football analyst on Fox NFL.  That was during the NFL season. From 2012 until 2016,  Strahan served as a co-host of LIVE with Kelly. Therefore, the show became popularly referred to as Live with Kelly and Michael.

In 2015 and 2016, guess what award Strahan and co-host Kelly Ripa won? It was the Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host. Now, that goes to show, hard work and consistency pays!

As the talk show host of Good Morning America, Michael co-anchors the ABC show. He is also the host of ABC’s prestigious primetime show; ‘The $100,000 Pyramid.’

Again in 2017 and 2018, Strahan made Good Morning America proud. And that was through the Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Morning Program.

January 2021 was a bit challenging for the media personality, Strahan. Therefore, he had to take a break from his hosting duties with Good Morning America. Michael Strahan said he had tested positive for COVID and had to go on quarantine.

After almost a month of quarantine, the TV star returned to Good Morning America.

Is Michael Strahan Still on Good Morning America?

Yes, Strahan still works with GMA. After leaving Live with Kelly and Michael, Strahan became a full-time employee of Good Morning America. But he is on a different program.

Strahan is currently the host of a GMA spinoff known as Strahan, Sara & Keke.

Is Michael Strahan Married?

Michael Strahan has had a rocky love life for over two decades now. He has gotten married twice but found love about four times.

Michael started with the love of his life, Wanda Hutchins, an interior designer. The duo met in Germany when Michael was 17 years. But they finally tied the knot in 1992 and had a daughter, Tanita. By this time, Michael was already 20 years old.

So, Strahan shuffled between Germany and Texas Southern University. Then, in 1993, their lovely son, Michael Strahan Jr., was born to the couple’s excitement.

But unfortunately, the marriage only lasted for four years. They finally divorced in 1996. Tanita and Michael initially stayed with their mum in Germany.

Michael had to make round trips to see his kids constantly but remained friends with Hutchins. They finally joined their dad in Houston, Texas, when they entered high school.

Michael met Jean Muggli, his second wife, in a salon. They finally got married in 1999. Barely a few months after the arrival of their twins in 2004, Strahan filed for a divorce. The twin girls are Isabella and Sophia.

Strahan and  Muggli finally went their separate ways in 2006 after an embittered separation.

Who Is Michael Strahan Dating Now?

But in 2007, after finalizing his divorce, Strahan found love again. He started dating famous actor Eddie Murphy’s ex, Nicole Murphy. The duo got engaged in 2009 and remained lovers for six years.

Nicole and Strahan finally went their separate ways in 2014 due to a long-distance relationship. Nicole lives in Los Angeles and Strahan in New York City. Unfortunately, their work snuffed the life out of the love they shared.

Strahan is said to be in a relationship with Kayla Lynn Quick. The relationship started in 2015 till date. Kayla is an American model and has managed to keep her relationship quiet.

Does Michael Strahan Own Investments?

Strahan tried his hands in a joint venture with Tom Brady. They set up a sports venture known as the Religion of Sports. It is a digital platform that helped in promoting sports around the world.

The Religion of Sports clients included; Showtime, Facebook Watch, Amazon, AT & T. Others include ESPN, NBC, Apple Plus, and Armour.

Does Micheal Strahan Own Cars?

With a net worth estimated at $65 million, Strahan has got to spend on something. Yes, his collection speaks volumes about his love for cars.

MotorTrend 2017 report list a few of Strahan fleet of vehicles as:

  • Mercedes Benz SL65 Black Series 1966
  • Mercedez Benz 600 1966
  • Porsche Carrera GT 2007
  • Mercedes Benz SLR McLaren Roadster 2007
  • Rolls Royce Drophead 2012
  • Porsche GT3 RS
  • Lamborghini LM002 SUV

Does Michael Strahan Do Charity Works?

Strahan also makes out time to support charitable courses too. Here are some of the courses he has supported or worked with:

  • PETA
  • Children’s Miracle Network
  • American Cancer Society
  • St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  • Pat Tillman Foundation

So, now you know Michael Strahan’s net worth is estimated at $65 million. But Strahan says, “my goal had been to win a championship, Hall of Fame and have my jersey retired by the team and go in as a lifelong New York Giant. But I have now resigned to the fact… this won’t happen”.

One thing is evident about Micheal Strahan; he strives to achieve his goals. So, no matter your past failures, keep chasing your dreams.

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