Facts of Michael Strahan
|Full Name||Michael Strahan|
|Birth Name||Michael Anthony Strahan|
|Profession||NFL player (retired) and NFL analyst|
|Birth City||Houston, Texas|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||Gene Willie Strahan|
|Father Profession||Retired Army Major and Boxer|
|Mother Name||Louise Strahan|
|Mother Profession||Basketball Coach|
|Date of Birth||November 21,1971|
How Much Is Former NFL Player Michael Strahan's Net Worth?
Michael Strahan, one of the most acclaimed names in the NFL history is a retired American footballer, who played for the NFL team New York Giants (1993-2007) alongside Jason Sehorn for 15 seasons. As reported, the former American football defensive end earned a total of $40.387 million in salary during his playing career.
For a fact, during his last NFL season, he helped the Gaints to win the Super Bowl XLII against the New England Patriots. Currently, Strahan serves as a football analyst on Fox NFL Sunday.
As of July 2019, Michael owns the net worth of around $65 million; the credit goes to his playing career prominence and later career as analyst & TV appearances.
Net Worth Details: Income Sources & Earnings
Strahan's professional career began after he was drafted by New York Giants as a Round 2 pick in 1993. From 1993 to 2007, Michael played his entire 15 NFL season with the Giants and won the Super Bowl XLII in 2007 against New England Patriots led by Tom Brady.
Sources report that from his salary alone, Strahan earned $40.387 million, which later got an aid after he worked as an analyst following his NFL playing-career retirement on June 9, 2008.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Michael Strahan owns the net worth of $65 million as of July 2019. Though, The Richest claim his fortune to be $45 million only.
As reported, Michael Strahan's highest-earning season was 2002-03 season; he earned the salary of $20.6 million.
The first-ever contract of Strahan with the Giants was signed on July 27, 1993, worth $1.805 million for 3 years.
Later, it followed two massive contracts with New York Giants:
- 4-year contract signed on October 17, 1996- Valued at $12.2 million
- 7-year contract inked on September 2, 2002- Worth $46.298 million
After the retirement, he joined the talk show Live! with Kelly and Michael alongside Kelly Ripa October 1, 2010, and co-hosted till 2016. Initially, the regular contributor on ABC's Good Morning America (GMA), Michael was announced full-time host on April 19, 2016.
Also, in 2016, Strahan began to host the game show The $100,000 Pyramid, which aired on Sunday night, alongside the popular shows: Steve Harvey's Celebrity Family Feud and Alec Baldwin's Match Game.
Well, Michael's GMA's spin-off hosted alongside Sara Haines was rebranded as Strahan and Sara in January 2019. In addition to that, currently, he serves as a football analyst on Fox NFL Sunday.
Salary From New York Giants
|1993||$170,000||$450,000 signing bonus|
|1996||$1.35 million||$3.5 million signing bonus|
|1998||$2.7 million||$200,000 roster bonus|
|1999||$400,000||$12 million signing bonus|
|2001||$4.5 million||$2.5 million restructure bonus|
|2002||$5 million||$15.598 million signing bonus|
|2003||$2 milion||$100,000 roster bonus|
|2004||$4.25 million||$100,000 roster bonus|
|2006||$4 million||$1 million roster bonus|
|2007||$4 million||$500,000 roster bonus|
How Much Michael Earns From GMA and other TV Shows?
As reported, while working in On Live with Kelly and Michael, he allegedly earned $4 million per year, which raised to $10 million later. Back in 2012, his earnings from TV shows including the work as a regular contributor on GMA (Good Morning America) was $10 million.
Sources cite that after being named as full-time staff for ABC's GMA in April 2016, his salary was doubled with a deal in excess of $20 million.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the average yearly revenue of Strahan as a TV host is $17 million. Back in 2017, he earned around $21.5 million, hosting ABC's Good Morning America and the $100,000 Pyramid game show.
Endorsements, Instagram Earnings & Charity Works
In the past, Michael had lucrative endorsement deals
Metamucil, Subway, Snickers, Pizza Hut, Dr. Pepper and Right Guard, allegedly earning him $1 million per year.
But after he signed a deal with ABC in April 2016 to work as a full-time host for Good Morning American (GMA), the retired NFL player barely has sponsorship deals.
As reported, ABC division forbids its staffs to have any endorsements.
Well, as of July 14, 2019, Strahan has over 1.1 million followers on Instagram. And if had any endorsements, his Instagram account is reported to have the potential to earn him $2,299- $3,832 per sponsored post.
Over the years, Michael has made highlights with his charity works. Back in 2002, he led the Junior League of Montclair-Newark to use his 99 Lloyd Avenue, Montclair, New Jersey house as Montclair Junior League show house charity fundraiser.
The former NFL player is also the founder of Michael Strahan Foundation which aims to raise funds for disadvantaged youth through annual Michael Strahan/Dreier LLP Charity Golf Tournament.
Moreover, he has associations with many non-profit organizations like The Children’s Miracle Network, Housing Enterprises for the Less Privileged (H.E.L.P.), PETA, American Cancer Society, and the Starlight Children's Foundation.
Assets, House, Cars, Lifestyle & Expenses
Surely, with a multi-million dollars net worth, it's quite easy to guess that Michael Strahan lives a lavish lifestyle and is the proud owner of jaw-dropping asset collection: houses & cars.
Apart from his prominence in NFL career and work as an analyst, it seems Strahan has got handy tricks in real estate business as well.
House Purchases & Sales:
Most recently, in May 2019, the GMA host kept his 3-bedroom, 3.5-bath luxury Beverly Hills, CA condo for sale, asking $4.4 million.
Back in February 2015, he made a profit of $5.5 million after selling the 15,600 square foot home in Brentwood for $21.5 million. Actually, he had bought the property with 9-bedrooms and 14-baths in December 2013 paying $16 million.
In addition to that, in July 2013, Strahan shed-off his 5 bedrooms and 6.5 baths Bel-Air, LA mansion co-owned with then-girlfriend Kelly Ripa. The sales price was $11 million; the buyer's name is Bruce Makowsky.
Well, it was a clean-cut $3 million profit as he bought the property back in 2012 for $7.9 million, and didn't invest a penny on its renovation before the sale.
Moreover, back in January 2012, Michael Strahan put his Mediterranean-style Brentwood, CA mansion for sale, asking $6.5 million.
He had bought the 9,200 sq. ft. 6 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms house for $5 million in 2009.
Did you know? The Bel-Air assets which Michael sold for $11 million, is now one of the most expensive estates. Back in 2017, the owner Bruce kept the property in the market for $250 million, though no report on sales has come up.
The multi-millionaire veteran NFL figure owns a collection of luxury cars. As reported, the first car, he drove was 1993 GMC Typhoon and now has a jaw-dropping collection, check it out:
- 2005 Porsche Carrera GT
- 2007 Mercedes Benz SLR McLaren Roadster
- 2012 Rolls-Royce Drophead
- 2015 Porsche GT3 RS
- Mercedes SL65 Black
- 1996 Mercedes Benz 600
- 1990 Lamborghini LM002
- Aston Martin V12 Vanquish (kept for sale in eBay in 2010)
Surely, with such a luxury, Michael Strahan does enjoy a lavishness but so comes to be the bills of expenses.
Apart from expenses on daily life luxury and expensive mansion & cars, the former NFL star does spend on costly clothes, travels, and tax payments.
Tax Expenses & Insurance
Since the former New York Giants player lives in Los Angeles, California, he is liable to the State's tax policy.
As reported, Michael has to pay 0.793% of the asset's assessed value as property tax, along with an insurance premium of $1,360 per year.
On the other hand, the income tax takes away $5.2 million upon the yearly revenue of $10 million; the income tax is inclusive of 36.61% Federal tax, 2.41% FICA and 13.05% State tax.
Alimony On Divorce Settlement
After Michael Strahan divorced with second wife Jean Muggli, it cost him a hefty sum on a divorce settlement.
As reported, in January 2007, Muggli was awarded $15 million in alimony accompanied by the monthly child support of $18,000.
Even more, she claimed that their (then-20 months old) daughter Isabella preferred to be accessorized and had to spend huge money on her: $22,500 on photo shoots, $27,000 on clothing, and $1,700 for sign language classes.
However, Michael appealed that these expenses would by more than half of $22 million, and in 2007, it resulted in the ordered auction of Strahan's Montclair, New Jersey mansion from the court.
Reportedly, the former NFL got the share of $1.8 million, from the property which was valued at $3.6 million. It was bought in 2000 for $1.3 million.
Michael Strahan's Personal Life: Age, Height, Family, Education, Wife, Kids & Relationship
Born on November 21, 1971, in Houston, Texas, the USA, Michael Strahan's birth name is Michael Anthony Strahan. His father Gene Willie Strahan was a retired Army Major and a boxer with a 1–1 record against heavyweight Ken Norton while mother Louise Strahan was a basketball coach.
For a fact, he has 5 siblings and is the youngest of all.
When Strahan was 9, his family moved to Mannheim, West Germany where he lived till the age of 16. There he attended and played for Mannheim American High School, a US Department of Defense Dependent High School.
Later, during his senior high school, Michael's father sent him to the United States to live with uncle Arthur Strahan (a former NFL defensive) to attend Westbury High School in Houston, Texas.
Thereafter, following the footsteps of his uncle, Michael Strahan got a scholarship from Texas Southern University. While in the college, he recorded 68 tackles along with 19 quarterback sacks and became was named First Team All-Southwestern Athletic Conference in 1992.
And in 1993, Michael was drafted by New York Gaints, where he played till 2007.
Well, Michael Strahan holds American nationality and hails from African descent.
As of July 2019, Strahan's age is 47 and has a height of 6 ft. 5 inches (196 cm), weighing 116 Kg (225 lbs).
Married Life, Wife, Divorce & Children
For a fact, Michael Strahan has been married twice in his life but divorced with both. First, he was in a marital relationship with his first-wife Wanda Nicole Hutchins.
They married in January 1992 in Germany and divorced in 1996. While living as husband-wife, the former duo welcomed 2 children: daughter Tanita Strahan (born in 1992), and son Michael Anthony Strahan Jr. (born in 1995).
As reported, Michael bought a $163,000 worth house in Houston, Texas for his children, near his parent's residence.
Later on July 18, 1999, Strahan married his second wife Jean Marie Muggli and even welcomed 2 twin daughters: Isabella and Sophia, on October 28, 2004.
After 7 years of marriage, they divorced on July 20, 2006. As reported, Strahan's settlement with Muggli cost him $15 million.
Relationship Update: Engagement Breakdown & Alleged Dating
Previsously, Strahan was engaged with then-fiance Nicole Mitchell, famous as Eddie Murphy's ex-wife. The former pair got engaged in August 2009 but broke up in 2014, citing busy schedules to the cause.
And now, meanwhile, it seems Michael Strahan is dating but has not confirmed his relationship status. His alleged girlfriend is none other than Kayla Quick.
For a fact, she is 20 years junior to Michale and is also a convicted criminal arrested for theft charges.
Most often, the two are seen together in public places but has not commentated about their relationship.