Michael Strahan Biography
Michael Strahan is an American media personality and former American football defensive end. He is a regular on GMA as well as one of FOX’s studio analysts.
When Michael was 9, his family moved to an army post – BFV (Benjamin Franklin Village) – in Mannheim, West Germany. He attended Mannheim American High School, a US Department of Defense Dependent High School, in Käfertal (Mannheim), Germany. While there in 1985, he played for the Mannheim Redskins as a linebacker.
During summer, Michael’s father sent him to live in Houston with his uncle Art who was also a former NFL defensive lineman so he could attend Westbury High School. As a result, he played one season of football and got a scholarship offer from Texas Southern University. He then flew back to Germany for the spring term, where he graduated from Mannheim Christian. Furthermore, he is also a graduate of Texas Southern University.
Michael Strahan Age|Birthday
The retired New York Giants was born on 21 November 1971, in Houston, Texas, United States. He celebrates his birthday on November 21st every year. Therefore, he is 48 years of age as of 2020.
Michael Strahan Height
He stands at an approximate height of 6 feet 5 inches.
Michael Strahan Family
Michael was born in a family of six as the youngest child of Louise Traylor Strahan, a basketball coach, and Gene Willie Strahan, a retired Army Major, and boxer. In addition to this, his uncle Arthur Strahan is a retired professional football player.
Michael Strahan Wife
Strahan was at first married to Wanda Hutchins, in Germany for a period of 4 years. As a result of their marriage, the duo shares two children, a daughter named Tanita Strahan whom they welcomed in 1992, and son, Michael Anthony Strahan, Jr. who was born in 1995.
Citing his divorce with Wanda, he went ahead and married Jean Muggli after meeting at a spa. The couple was blessed with twin daughters, Sophia and Isabella Strahan who were born in 2004. However, they also divorced in the year 2006. As a result of a divorce settlement in 2007, Judge James B. Convery awarded Muggli $15 million as well as an addition of $18,000 monthly child support.
In August 2009, Strahan became engaged to Nicole Mitchell, Eddie Murphy’s ex-wife; however, in 2014, the two broke off their engagement due to busy schedules.
Generally, Strahan has 4 kids from his two previous marriages. Three daughters (two of them being twins) and a son. They are as follows;
- Michael Anthony Strahan, Jr.
Michael Anthony Strahan Jr.
Strahan and his ex-wife Wanda Hutchins share a son by the name Michael Strahan Jr. whom they welcomed in the year 1995. He was raised alongside his sister sibling known as Tanita Strahan. Citing his educational background, he passed the high school milestone with flying colors where he graduated with his family by his side.
Michael Strahan Body Measurements
- Date of Birth: 21 November 1971.
- Nationality: American.
- Marital Status: Divorced.
- Height: 6 feet 5 inches.
- Weight: 256 lbs.
Michael Strahan Salary
Strahan’s annual salary is estimated to be $17 million currently. He has earned this lucrative income through his talk show hosting positions and his former career as a football defensive end that has been a success.
Michael Strahan Net Worth
The award-winning former professional football player, Michael, has an estimated net worth of $65 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a talk show host as well as a former professional football player.
Michael Strahan Book
- Wake Up Happy
Michael Strahan Retire
Strahan retired in the year 2007 after playing for 15 seasons as the fifth on the NFL sack list. Most noteworthy, he stated that salary was not an issue, but all he wanted was a Super Bowl ring. Therefore, he informed Giants co-owner John Mara that he would be walking away from a $4 million contract for the 2008 season four months after a stunning Super Bowl victory.
Michael Strahan Good Morning America
On October 1, 2010, Strahan co-hosted Live with Regis and Kelly Regis Philbin was absent for that show. Furthermore, Philbin left in November 2011, hence leaving a vacant spot. Therefore, on September 4, 2012, Strahan was chosen as Kelly Ripa’s new co-host, noting his first official day on the rechristened syndicated television show. Most importantly, ABC announced that Strahan would be leaving Live on April 19, 2016, to begin working full-time on Good Morning America.
In addition to this, he was named a winner of Daytime Emmy twice for “Outstanding Talk Show Host” during his tenure with the show. Moreover, Strahan started to co-host a daytime television show turn off of Good Morning America, GMA Day, alongside Sara Haines. In January 2019, the program was retitled, Strahan and Sara.
Michael Strahan Awards and Achievements
He was undoubtedly, a fine football defensive end as outlined in the following awards and accomplishments;
- Associated Press first-team college-division All-American
- Edd Hayes’ Black College Sports All-American
- NFL Single-Season Sack Record (22.5)
- AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year
- NFC Defensive Player of the Year
- NFL 2000s All-Decade Team
- Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame
Frequently Asked Questions About Michael Strahan
Who is Strahan?
Michael is an accomplished media personality as well as a former American football defensive end. Most noteworthy, he spent his entire 15-year career with the New York Giants of the NFL.
How old is Strahan?
He is an American national born on 21 November 1971, in Houston, Texas.
How tall is Strahan?
He stands at an approximate height of 6 feet 5 inches.
Is Strahan married?
Michael has been married twice. He first married Wanda Hutchins with who he shares two children, Tanita Strahan and Michael Anthony Strahan, Jr. After he divorced her in 1996, he went on and married Jean Muggli with whom he has twin daughters, Sophia and Isabella Strahan. However, the two also divorced due to irreconcilable differences.
How much is Strahan worth?
Michael has an approximate net worth of $65 million. This amount has been accrued from his successful career as media personality as well as a former American football defensive end.
How much does Strahan make?
Michael’s annual salary is estimated to be $17 million currently. He has earned this lucrative income through his talk show hosting positions.
Where does Strahan live?
Is Strahan dead or alive?
Michael is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of him being sick or having any health-related issues.
Where is Strahan now?
He is currently a media personality who has high hosting positions in the talk show. He is currently a regular on Good Morning America, and he is one of FOX’s studio analysts for its NFL coverage.