Who is Michael Strahan? Biography, Age, Career, Wife, Children, Net Worth

Michael Strahan Biography – Former American football player turned journalist, Michael Anthony Strahan was born on November 21, 1971, in Houston, Texas in the United States of America.


Name: Michael Anthony Strahan
Age: 51 years
Wife: Wanda Hutchins (1992-1996), Jean Muggli (1999-2006)
Date of Birth: November 21, 1971
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $65 million

Michael Strahan Nationality

Strahan was born in Houston, Texas in the United States of America. He is an American.

Michael Strahan Age

Strahan was born on November 21, 1971, hence he is currently 51 years of age.

Michael Strahan’s Height and Weight

Strahan stands at a height of 6ft 5 inches or 196 centimeters.1.96 meters and weighs 116kg.

Michael Strahan’s Family and Siblings

Strahan was born to Louise Traylor Strahan and Gene Willie Strahan. He is the youngest of six children.

Michael Strahan’s Educational Background

Strahan attended the Westbury High School in Brays Oaks of Souutheast Houston, Texas.He furthered at Texas Southern University.

Michael Strahan Career

The New York Giants selected Strahan in the second round of the 1993 draft. He took part in the 2000 Giants’ postseason run to Super Bowl XXXV as a member of the team.

The Giants were easily trounced by the Baltimore Ravens, 34–7, despite having just finished an impressive 41–0 victory over the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Championship Game.

Giants and Strahan negotiated a new deal in 2002. He claimed that after he rejected the team’s initial contract offers, negotiations broke down. In 2002, he charged that the front office had not made an effort to be competitive.

When it comes to sacks in a single season, Strahan’s 22.5 in 2001 broke New York Jet Mark Gastineau’s mark of 22, which had stood since the stat was first recorded in 1982.

When Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre dropped to the ground in the season’s penultimate game on January 6, 2002, Strahan broke loose and fell on top of Favre for an easy sack.

Many of the Giants’ defensive players patted quarterback Brett Favre on the helmet during the celebration that followed the play. At least one onlooker charged Favre with intentionally tripping to guarantee Strahan would receive the record.

After securing a sack on Drew Bledsoe during a Monday Night Football match against the Dallas Cowboys on October 23, 2006, Strahan matched Lawrence Taylor for the Giants franchise record for the most career sacks with 1321⁄2. However, Taylor’s rookie season of 1981, in which he racked up 91⁄2 sacks, is not included in this total.

That was the final sack Strahan would receive that season; two weeks later, in a game against the Houston Texans, he sustained a Lisfranc fracture, which would prevent him from playing in the playoffs or the rest of the season.

On June 9, 2008, Strahan announced his NFL retirement. In 200 games throughout a 15-year career (through the 2007 season), he finished with 141.5 lifetime sacks (sixth all-time when he retired), 854 total tackles, four career interceptions, 24 forced fumbles, and three career touchdowns. Additionally, he was listed seven times on the Pro Bowl roster.

It was reported on June 24, 2008, that Michael Strahan would be joining host Curt Menefee, analysts Jimmy Johnson, Howie Long, and Terry Bradshaw for the Fox NFL Sunday pregame show.

When Regis Philbin was not present on the show on October 1, 2010, Strahan co-hosted Live! with Regis and Kelly as a guest host with Kelly Ripa for the first time.

November 2011 saw Philbin depart, creating a void. On September 4, 2012, Kelly Ripa officially welcomed Strahan as her new co-host, following two years of guest appearances. This was his first official day on the rebranded syndicated talk program, Live! with Kelly and Michael.

Alongside Sara Haines, Strahan started co-hosting a daytime discussion show spin-off of Good Morning America in 2018 under the name GMA Day.

The show’s title was changed to Strahan and Sara in January 2019 and subsequently to Strahan, Sara, and Keke in August 2019 to reflect the inclusion of actress Keke Palmer.

In March 2020, the program was canceled because of ABC News’s coverage of the COVID-19 epidemic. That fall of that year, it was formally canceled.

2019 saw Strahan make a brief appearance as Bosley from the Townsend Agency’s New York division in the film Charlie’s Angels. Strahan served as a guest judge for Dancing with the Stars Season 32 in 2023.

Michael Strahan Wife

Strahan has been married twice and divorced. Since 2015, he has been in a relationship with Kayla Quick.

Michael Strahan Children

Strahan has four children; Michael Strahan Jr., Sophia Strahan, Tanita Strahan, and Isabella Strahan.

Michael Strahan Religion

As of the time of filing this report, we have no details about Strahan’s religious affiliation.

Michael Strahan’s Net Worth

Strahan has a net worth estimated to be about $65 million as of 2023. He is believed to have made his impressive net worth from his playing career and journalism career.

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