Michael Strahan Biography
Michael Strahan (full name: Michael Anthony Strahan), is an American media personality and former American football defensive end. He spent his entire 15-year career with the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). He helped the Giants win Super Bowl XLVII over the New England Patriots in 2007.
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 attending Mannheim American High School, he played linebacker for the Mannheim Redskins in 1985.
The summer before Strahan’s senior year of high school, his father sent him to live with his uncle Art (a former NFL defensive lineman) in Houston so he could attend Westbury High School. Strahan 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. Strahan graduated from Texas Southern University in 1993.
Michael Strahan Age
How Old Is Michael Strahan? The retired New York Giants is 47 years old as of 2018. He was born on 21 November 1971 in Houston, Texas, United States.
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. His father, Gene Strahan has a 1–1 record against future heavyweight Ken Norton. His uncle Arthur Strahan, is a retired professional football player.
Michael Strahan Wife – Michael Strahan children
He was married to his first wife, Wanda Hutchins, in Germany until 1996. They have a daughter, Tanita Strahan, who was born in 1992, and son, Michael Anthony Strahan, Jr. who was born 1995.
Michael Strahan Twins
In 1999, he married Jean Muggli after meeting at a spa. They had twin daughters, Sophia and Isabella Strahan who were born in 2004. They divorced acrimoniously in 2006. In January 2007 Judge James B. Convery awarded Muggli $15 million in a divorce settlement in addition to $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.
Michael Strahan Girlfriend
Kayla Quick was reported to be Strahan’s girlfriend in April 2016.
Michael Strahan Career
By his junior season at Texas Southern University, Strahan began to turn himself into an NFL prospect. As a senior with the Texas Southern Tigers, Strahan was selected All-America first team by The Poor Man’s Guide to the NFL Draft, The Sheridan Network, Edd Hayes Black College Sports Report, and the Associated Press. He was also selected Division I-AA Defensive Player of the Year by The Poor Man’s Guide and Edd Hayes Black College Sports Report. In 1992, he was named First Team All-Southwestern Athletic Conference and the SWAC’ Player of the Year for the second consecutive season. He was also named Black College Defensive Player of the Year.
Strahan was drafted by the New York Giants in 1993. He played in only 9 games due to injuries and missed the Giants’ two playoff games that season. After a few unremarkable seasons, Strahan had a breakout season in 1997, recording 14 sacks. He was voted into his first Pro Bowl and was also named First Team All-Pro by the Associated Press. In 1998, Strahan continued his success, racking up 15 sacks and being voted into his second Pro-Bowl and All-Pro team.
On June 9, 2008, Strahan retired from the NFL. Strahan retired with a 2007 Super Bowl Title, 141.5 career sacks, 854 career tackles, 4 career interceptions, 24 forced fumbles, and 3 career touchdowns in 200 games over a 15-year career. He was also named to the Pro Bowl roster seven times. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2014. On November 3, 2014, he was presented his Hall of Fame ring at halftime of the New York Giants-Indianapolis Colts game by the Giants.
As a media personality, he has had stints on “Fox NFL Sunday,” “Good Morning America”, “$100,000 Pyramid”, and “Live! with Kelly and Michael.”
Michael Strahan Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $65 million.
Michael Strahan Salary
He earns a salary in excess of $17 million annually.
Michael Strahan Height
He stands at 6 feet and 5 inches (196 cm).
Where Is Michael Strahan
Strahan is flourishing on TV in a way that many ex-athletes likely envy. He is currently a regular on Good Morning America, and he is one of FOX’s studio analysts for its NFL coverage. That’s hardly scratching the surface of what Strahan is up to—seemingly every day he pops up on a new program.
Michael Strahan Finger
Strahan returned to the morning show on to report that he was absent because he “lost a little bit” of his pinky finger. Just a little bit, he failed to let viewers know how he hurt himself. We know there’s got to be a line between what we can and can’t know about a celebrity’s private life.
Michael Strahan Collection
Michael Strahan launched a men’s clothing line exclusively through J. C Penney On September 8, 2015, Included in this men’s line are suits, collared shirts, belts, ties, cufflinks, suspenders, and other accessories. Strahan described the clothing line as being both stylish and affordable.
Michael Strahan Book
Wake Up Happy is an Inspiring and full of advice that will help the reader make significant strides toward pursuing his or her dream, he shares personal stories about how he gets motivated and how readers can do the same in their quest to attain their life goals.
Michael Strahan House
Michael Strahan owns a $17 million mansion in Los Angeles. The traditional style estate has 15,600 square feet of living space, including 9-bedrooms and 14-baths with features impressive 20-foot ceilings, French doors, formal dining room, sitting room, butler’s pantry and a chef’s kitchen with separate dining and living areas.
There is a home theater with a 15-foot screen and leather seating for 20 people with a game room with billiards table and poker table On the lower level, a home gym complete with attached bathroom and massage table, a walk-in safe/bank vault, and a Prohibition-style wine cellar/drinking lounge. There’s even a private elevator that connects the three levels.
Outside there is a wrap-around stone balcony overlooking the 59-foot swimming pool, a wet bar, BBQ and entertaining pavilion with fireplace. He bought it with Nicole Mitchell Murphy (Eddie Murphy’s ex).
Michael Strahan Super Bowl Rings
Strahan returned and had nine sacks, including one in the Super Bowl upset of the New England Patriots. He also recorded three tackles, two quarterback hurries four hits and knocked down a pass in the 17-14 victory over the Patriots.