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Michael Anthony Strahan is a former football player who played for the New York Giants as a defensive end for 14 seasons. He’s now a journalist and football analyst.
Strahan was born to Gene and Louise Strahan as the youngest of six children on November 21, 1971, in Houston Texas. His dad was a boxer and retired Army Major while his mother was a basketball coach.
As a former NFL athlete and TV host, he has accumulated an estimated net worth of $65 million as of 2021. Let’s get to know more about his earnings!
Michael Strahan’s Net Worth and Salary!
Michael Strahan has earned an estimated net worth of $65 million as of 2021. He is believed to make approximately $17 million every year from his hosting career and endorsement deals.
During the 15 years of his career as an NFL player for the New York Giants, he made around $60 million. Here’s a list of his earnings from the NY Giants from 2000 till 2007.
In only 8 years, he was able to earn over $57 million. In 2012, he made around $10 million as a part of daytime shows.
Other Income Sources
Apart from his career as a player and host, he also adds to his worth from his entrepreneurial activities and clothing line.
Back in 2011, he launched SMAC Entertainment. The company is based on multi-dimensional talent management, music, branding, and production company. His company has worked with the likes of HBO, DIRECTV, Showtime, ABC, CBS, NFL Network, and so on. SMAC has also produced its own clothing brands like MSX by Michael Strahan and WEAR by Erin Andrews.
Mike has also endorsed brands and products such as M&M candies, Pepper Soda, Campbell’s Chunky Soups, Pizza Hut Delivery, Meta Health Bars, Right Guard, MetaBiotic probiotic supplement, which also help him add to his fortune.
Michael’s Real Estate
Michael Strahan bought his first house for $163,000 in Houston in 1997. Three years later, he purchased a house on Gregorian Heights for $1.3 million. In 2007, he sold his Montclair mansion for $3.6 million.
The following year, he bought a $1.665 million mansion made in 1991 sq. ft in Lower Manhattan featuring two beds and two bathrooms. It was later sold for $2.4 million in 2014.
He had also had a $17 million house which he bought when he was engaged to Nicole Mitchell Murphy. In 2015, he sold his Los Angeles house for a whopping $21.5 million. The mansion featured a 59-foot swimming pool, a home theater, an expansive lawn, a game room, a sauna, a Prohibition-style wine cellar with a drinking lounge, and a sitting room with a fireplace.
Michael Strahan’s first car was the 1993 GMC Typhoon which he bought after he got drafted into the New York Giants in 1993. Soon after that, he purchased a 1994 Toyota Supra Turbo.
While talking with Motor Trend, he spoke about his love for cars and revealed some of his cars.
- 2005 Porsche Carrera GT
- 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Roadster
- 2012 Rolls-Royce Drophead
- 2015 Porsche GT3 RS
- Mercedes SL65 Black Series
- 1966 Mercedes-Benz 600
- 1990 Lamborghini LM002
Well, Michael learned to drive in his brother’s car, a manual 1984 VW Golf GTI. His brother and father taught him to drive.
He taught me, and my dad definitely taught me how to drive and gave me more instruction than I needed. It was very frustrating to drive with him. My father and mother were the real ones that taught me to drive.
Back in 2007, Michael Strahan’s funds were severely depleted after he had to pay $15.3 million to his then-wife Jean Muggli as a divorce settlement.
He also had to pay $18 thousand per month as child support. The amount was later reduced to $13 thousand after Strahan retired from the NFL in 2008.
Michael Strahan is also a social worker who has been involved in various organizations such as the American Cancer Society and the Children’s Miracle Network. Mostly, he is known for his volunteer work at the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. He has also actively supported the Pat Tillman Foundation whose main motto is to empower military veterans and their spouses.
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