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Michael Strahan Age, Net Worth, How Tall, Is He Gay? Wife, Twin Brother, Family, Wiki Bio



Michael Strahan

Michael Strahan is one of the most successful former American NFL players. After a 15-year-long career, he became a TV personality, actor, producer, and journalist. He is famous as a football analyst on Fox’s live show NFL Sunday and as a co-host of ABC’s Good Morning America.

His net worth as of April 2023 is estimated to be $65 million. But other sources state that it could be significantly more. Michael Strahan made millions from his NFL career. However, he has other income streams as a TV personality and a businessman.

Apart from his career and net worth, there is more to talk about Michael Strahan. Many people ask about his biography, family, and relationship, which we will discuss in this article. Let’s dive in for details!

Michael Strahan Wiki & Biography

Michael Strahan is 51 years of age as of May 2023. He was born on November 21, 1971, in Houston, Texas, United States, though he now lives in Manhattan, New York City.

Michael Strahan Age, Net Worth, How Tall, Is Michael Strahan Gay

The Young Michael Strahan

Michael was the lastborn and the sixth child to Louise Strahan (mother) and Gene William Strahan (father). Louise Strahan was a basketball coach, while Gene William Strahan was an Army.

Michael and his family relocated to an Army base in Mannheim, West Germany, where his Gene William was stationed. That was where he was raised and found his passion in football. His talent was not a surprise because football runs in the family blood.

While in West Germany, Michael started playing amateur football. He then joined an organized football at Mannheim American High School. This was a United States Department of Defense Dependent High School in Germany.

However, he did not last long in West Germany. His father sent him back to Houston to live with his uncle Art during the summer between his junior and senior years. Art was a former NFL player who seemed ideal to help nurture Michael’s talent.

After high school, Michael received a scholarship to play college football at Texas Southern University. As a defensive end, Michael shined and attracted many NFL prospects. That was where his professional football career started, and the rest became history.

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Full Name/Real Name: Michael Anthony Strahan
Nick Name/Stage Name: Michael Strahan
Birth Place: Houston, Texas, United States
Birthday: November 21, 1971
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Net Worth $65 million
Age (How Old): 51
Weight: 255 lb (116 kg)
Height (How Tall): 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Currently Live In: Manhattan, NYC.
Debut: 1993
Nationality: American
Religion: Unknown
Ethnicity: African American
College: Texas Southern University
Profession: Actor, Producer, TV personality, journalist, Former NFL Player
Social Media Accounts: Instagram: @michaelstrahan

TikTok: @michaelstrahan92

Facebook: @michaelstrahan92

Twitter: @michaelstrahan

YouTube: @MichaelStrahan

Michael Strahan’s Wife, Siblings, Family, And Relationships

Michael Strahan was born into a working-class family. As mentioned, his mother, Louise Strahan, was a basketball coach, and his father, Gene William Strahan, was in the army. He loves his family and takes to social media to post about his mother very often.

He wished his mother a happy Mother’s Day by posting her on Twitter with captivating captions, including a love emoji. His mother also visits him and spends quality time as a family.

Michael Strahan Age, Net Worth, How Tall, Is Michael Strahan Gay

Michael Strahan, his daughter, and his mother.

Michael was also close to his father. Unfortunately, he died at the age of 83. His GMA co-host paid a touching tribute to him.

Michael Strahan Age, Net Worth, How Tall, Is Michael Strahan Gay

Michael chatting with his dad.

Michael Strahan is the youngest child among his five siblings. He has two brothers, a blood sister, and two step sisters. Their names include Sandra, Debra, Gene Strahan Jr, and two others.

Like his parents, Michael Strahan has a strong bond with his siblings. In a rare picture, he hugs his eldest brother, Gene Strahan Jr. However, Michael does not have a twin brother, contrary to what his fans believe.

Michael Strahan Age, Net Worth, How Tall, Is Michael Strahan Gay

Michael Strahan with his brother Gene Strahan Jr.

Apart from being a loving mom and siblings, Michael Strahan has kids from two different marriages. He is currently single after divorcing his second wife, but he is still a happy soul and a loving dad to his kids.

Michael is a dedicated father to his four kids: Tanita Strahan, Michael Strahan Jr., Isabella Strahan, and Sophia Strahan. He has shared photos of himself and his three daughters online, which has sparked a reaction among his fans.

Michael Strahan Age, Net Worth, How Tall, Is Michael Strahan Gay

Michael Strahan with his three daughters, a photo he shared on his Instagram account.

Michael Strahan had his first two children, Tanita and Michael Jr., with his first wife, Wanda Hutchins. The two married in 1992 and divorced in 1996 after spending about 7 years together.

Michael Strahan Age, Net Worth, How Tall, Is Michael Strahan Gay

Michael and his ex-wife Wanda Hutchins

Three years later, Michael married a second time to Jean Muggli. The two tied the knot in 1999 and stayed together for about 7 years before divorcing in 2006. They were blessed with twins, Isabella and Sophia.

Michael Strahan Age, Net Worth, How Tall, Is Michael Strahan Gay

Michael Strahan with his ex-wife, Jean Muggli.

Michael says all four kids have become very close; despite being raised in different families. He has also played his part as a dedicated dad of the four kids. In 2017, Michael was recognized by the National Father’s Day Committee. He was the father of the year award winner!

Michael Strahan Age, Net Worth, How Tall, Is Michael Strahan Gay

Michael Strahan with all his four kids

Father Name Gene William Strahan
Mother Name Louise Strahan
Brother Name Gene Strahan Jr
Sister Name Sandra, Debra
Girlfriend N/A
Marital Status Divorced
Wife Name Ex-wife, Jean Muggli (married 1999–2006)

Ex-wife, Wanda Hutchins (married 1992–1996)

Children Tanita Strahan, Michael Strahan Jr., Isabella Strahan, Sophia Strahan

Physical Appearance

Michael Strahan is heavily built for the NFL. The former player stands 6 feet and 5 inches tall and weighs 255 pounds. His gigantic look alone was intimidating for the opponents who faced him.

He has black skin, hair, and eyes, which are expected of an African American. However, what distinguishes him from others is his facial hair. Michael is often seen with well-trimmed beards and sidebands.

Since retiring from football, Michael Strahan often wears official clothes. This suits his new career as a TV personality. You will mostly find him smartly dressed in a suit.

Michael Strahan Age, Net Worth, How Tall, Is Michael Strahan Gay

A 6 feet 5 inches tall Michael Strahan


Michael had a successful career as an NFL player. His professional football career started when he joined Texas Southern University on a football scholarship. Michael’s performance as an NFL defensive player drew the attention of many prospects.

In 1993, Michael Strahan joined the New York Giants. This is where he showed his class, breaking and creating new records.

Michael Strahan Age, Net Worth, How Tall, Is Michael Strahan Gay

Michael Strahan as an NFL player for New York Giants

He stayed with the Giants up to 2007 and achieved the following:

  • Super Bowl XLII champion
  • Four-time first-team All-Pro
  • Seven-time Pro Bowl selection
  • AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year (2001)
  • NFL 2000s All-Decade Team
  • Number 92 retired by the New York Giants (2021)

Michael Strahan | The Top 100: NFL’s Greatest Players (2010)

After retiring from the NFL, Michael became a TV personality like Adam Gertler and Aaron Harber. He is an analyst for the Fox NFL Sunday and co-hosts ABC’s Good Morning America. Michael also features in the $100,000 Pyramid scheme, currently in its 5th season.

Michael Strahan Age, Net Worth, How Tall, Is Michael Strahan Gay

Michael Strahan on the live show, Good Morning America.

The two-time Emmy Award winner hosted “Live with Michael and Kelly” between 2012 and 2016.

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Michael Strahan Net Worth Summary

Michael Strahan’s net worth as of May 2023 is about $65 million, more than. He accumulated this fortune from his successful 15-year NFL career. According to sources, Michael Strahan earned $76,335,500 as an NFL player.

After hanging his boots, Michael Strahan transitioned into a media personality. His newly-found career also raked in significant amounts of money. He has signed many different contracts with varying lengths and compensations.

However, the financial terms of most of these contracts are undisclosed. The deal Michael Strahan signed with ABC in 2016 was rumored to be around $20 million annually, but his recent contract remains confidential.

Michael Strahan has multiple sources of income. He has a running contract with ABC and Fox and earns from endorsements and business ventures, including his clothing line. Forbes stated in 2017 that his annual income was about $21.5 million. His current annual salary is about $17 million.

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