Quick Facts of Michael Anthony Strahan
- Full NameMichael Anthony Strahan
- Net Worth$65 million
- Date of Birth1971 /11 /21
- Marital StatusSingle
- BirthplaceHouston, Texas, the USA
- ProfessionTalk Show host/ Former Footballer
- Active Year1993-present
- Eye colourBlack
- Hair colourBlack
- SpouseWanda Hutchins (m 1990 d 1996) Jean Muggli ( m 1999 d 2006) Nicole Mitchell (annulled)
- Height6 ft 5 inches
- Weight116 kilogram
- EducationWestbury High School, Texas Southern University
- Online PresenceTwitter, Facebook
Michael Strahan is a former American Football player who is best known for playing defensive end with New York Giants. He spent his fifteen years of a career playing football. He is currently working as a television personality after taking retirement from the NFL.
Furthermore, in 2014, he was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Currently, he works as a football analyst on Fox NFL Sunday and also working as a full-time host for ABC’s Good Morning America. To know more about Strahan’s life, we suggest you read the whole article.
Early Life of Strahan
Michael Strahan was born as Michael Anthony Strahan on November 21, 1971, in Houston, Texas, the USA. He was the sixth and the youngest son of Louise Strahan and Gene Willie Strahan. His mother was a basketball coach and his father was a retired Army Major and a boxer. During his early years, his family moved to an army post, Benjamin Franklin Villiage, In Mannheim, West Germany.
In addition, he went to Mannheim American High School, which was a US Department of Defense Dependent High School. At there, he studied there for his higher education. During that time, he once participated in an organized football and played as a linebacker. Before Michael started his senior high school year, his father sent him to live with his uncle in Huston.
Moreover, his uncle Arthur Strahan was a former NFL defensive lineman. The reason behind Michael’s father sent him to his uncle was that he could attend Westbury High School and learn about football. During his senior year, he played one season of football, which was enough for him to get a scholarship offer from a reputed university of Texas Southern Univeristy. After that, he flew back to his parents in Germany to a spring term and later graduated from Mannheim Christian.
Ex-wife Wanda Hutchins
Strahan is currently living a single, and there is no news about him getting in another relationship. But back in the time, Strahan was married twice and engaged one time in his life. At first, he was married to Wanda Hutchins while he was in Germany. The couple first met in the year 1990 and dated for two years before getting married.
Similarly, the couple tied their knot in 1992 and stayed together for four years. Sadly their marriage turned into divorce in 1996. From their long marriage span, the couple got blessed with two children, whereas they have one daughter named Tanita Strahan and son whom they named Michael Anthony Strahan Jr.
While Strahan was relaxing in a spa in Manhattan, he met Jean Muggliin in 1998. For the first time he saw her, he thought Jean is the one who will be a perfect wife to him. And, luckily she became his second wife. Before they decided to tied the knot, Strahan and Jean dated for a year.
Later on July 8, 1999, the couple finally tied the knot and exchanged their wedding vows. Unfortunately, Michael’s second marriage also didn’t last long and eventually, and they got a divorce in 2006 after staying together for seven years. From his second marriage, the couple got blessed with twin daughters. Sophia Strahan and Isabella Strahan in 2004.
Engagement with Nicole Mitchell
Soon after getting a divorce with his second wife, he met a wonderful woman on his journey. She is nonother that Nicole Mitchell. Although there is no information about how they got into a relationship and when they met, the couple didn’t take much time to get engaged.
Back in 2009, they were engaged in a beautiful ceromany. However, the couple’s relationship didn’t last long, and later in 2014, they broke off their engagement. Since then, Michael is focusing on his profession rather than being involved in a relationship.
What’s His Net Worth?
Michael is already retired from the NFL, but he is still active on the field of social media. Michael has collected a massive amount of fame and wealth from his works. According to celebritynetworth.com, he has a net worth of $65 million as of 2020.
Back in the time during his football career, Michael earned around $60 million as his salary. While he was playing for New York Giants, he paid $20.6 million for a year. Back in 2002, it was his luckiest year when he got a bonus of $15,598,000, and even after his final years with Giants, he got the paycheck of $4.5 million.
Currently, he is working as a media person hosting shows, and he can make around $17 million a year. On the other hand, Michael has also launched a men’s clothing line through J.C. Penney back in 2015, which leads that he might have added extra cash in his net worth. During his media career, he also worked with Sara Haines, Keke Plamer, Kelly Ripa, and Ryan Seacrest.
After getting a divorce with his first wife, Michael purchased a $163 thousand house for his children and wife to stay. The house was purchased in the same neighborhood of Houston, where his parents used to live. Also, after getting divorced from his second wife, Michael paid around $15 million for their divorce settlement and $18000 per month for their child support.