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Facts About Michael Strahan
|51 Years Old
|Michael Anthony Strahan
|Place Of Birth
|Chicago, Illinois, USA
|Westbury High School
|Texas Southern University
|Best Known For
|Former bassist of Van Halen
|Wanda Hutchins (M. 1992; Div. 1996) and Jean Muggli (M. 1999; Div. 2006)
|Gene Willie Strahan
|6 feet 5 inches
|Source of Wealth
|Being a former American footballer
|Wikipedia, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
Michael Strahan is an American former professional football player who was a defensive end and spent his entire 15-year career with the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). His name suddenly gained wild fame as he along with the team won the 2007 Super Bowl in his last season. Let's know more about him through this article.
What is Michael Strahan famous for?
- An American footballer and media personality.
When was Michael Strahan born?
Recalling his early life, Michael was born in Houston, Texas in the year 1971. He was born to parents Gene Willie Strahan and Louise Strahan. His father is a retired Army major in the U.S Army as well as a boxer while his mother is a professional basket coach. Similarly, he has five siblings among which he younger to all of them. He is American by nationality and belongs to Afro-American ethnicity. Further, his birth sign is Scorpio.
Where was Michael Strahan educated?
Concerning his education, Michael has completed his schooling from Westbury High School and completed his graduation from Texas Southern University.
When did Michael Strahan begin his sports career?
- Moving towards his career, Michael started his career in college whereby he played for the Texas Southern University and was then selected to the All-American first team. His professional career started with the New York Giants.
- In 1992, he was named First Team All-Southwestern Athletic Conference and the SWAC's Player of the Year for the second consecutive season. He was also named Black College Defensive Player of the Year.
- He was drafted in the year 1993 and became a member of the 2000 Giants to participated in their playoff run to Super Bowl XXXV. He was named the 2001 NFL Defensive Player of the Year and was a two-time NFC Defensive Player of the Year (in 2001 and 2003).
- Throughout the greater part of the 2004 season, he was injured with a torn pectoral muscle, which limited him to only 4 sacks. He finished with 141.5 quarterback sacks, making him the first one to do so in the history of NFL. He spent his entire career with the New York Giants which spanned for a whopping 15 years.
- In his career, he set a record for the most sacks in a season in the year 2001. He has also won a Super Bowl in the year 2007. He retired from football in the year 2001.
- After his NFL career, he worked for Sports as an analyst on the NFL Sunday program. However, he is also working as a television and movie producer.
- On February 2nd, 2013, He failed to get voted into The Pro Football Hall of Fame, 2013 was his first year of eligibility.
- On November 3rd, 2014, he was presented his Hall of Fame ring at halftime of the New York Giants-Indianapolis Colts game by the Giants. In attendance were 100 former Giants players as well as former teammates of Strahan's.
- On January 27th, 2020, while appearing on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Strahan announced that the Giants are planning to retire his No. 92 jersey.
Who is Michael Strahan married to?
Reflecting on his personal life, Michael has a different woman in his life. His first wife is Wanda Hutchins to whom he married in 1992 in Germany. The couple shares two children son Michael Anthony Strahan Jr born in 1995 and a beautiful daughter Tanita Strahan born in 1992. However, the fate of marriage had a tragic end in the year 1996 lasting for four years.
In 1999, He tied a knot with Jean Muggli. The pair is blessed with two twin daughters: Sophia Strahan and Isabella Strahan on 28 October 2004. Though his children belonged to different mothers, they know the value of siblings and lives in harmony. The children quite get along with each other and share a unique bond as a family.
The relationship between Michael and Jean ended in 2006 and got separated. Moreover, after spending his life for three years as a single, he was engaged to Eddie Murphy’s ex-wife, Nicole Mitchell. Even though they shared intimacy relations for five years, they never made the relationship official.
Currently, He is involved in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend, Kayla Quick. Pictures of the couples can be seen on the internet as they both enjoy the company of one another.
How much is Michael Strahan's worth?
Michael played for New York Giants all his career. After his career in Football, he worked as a media personality. Based on some online reports, his estimated net worth said to be $65 million and his salary is somewhere around $17 million at present. However, his assets details are yet to be disclosed.
How tall is Michael Strahan?
Observing his body statistics, Michael has a healthy body with a height of 6 feet 5 inches and a body weight of 116 kg. Similarly, he has a pair of black eyes and curly hair. Further, he used 14 (US) shoe size ad his other body information is yet to be disclosed. In the case of disclosed, In the case of disclosed.
Trivias About Michael Strahan You Need To Know.
- Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2014.