The only individual to appear in a Super Bowl and a World Series, Deion Sanders is a former cornerback who represented five franchises in the NFL during the span of his 14-year career. Sanders also played in the MLB for nine seasons as an outfielder. Neon Deion, as he was known back in the days, won back to back Super Bowls in 1995 and 1996 with the San Francisco 49ers and the Dallas Cowboys respectively.
Deion 'Prime Time' Sanders played his final season for the Baltimore Ravens in 2005 after which he retired and joined the NFL Network as an analyst. He has an estimated net worth of $40 million.
Deion Sanders Salary
The fact that the majority of Sanders' career transpired in the '90s is reflected well in his salary earnings as they do not contain the same numbers that you'd expect a modern day NFL player to earn.
Thoughout his 14-year career, Sanders has earned a little over $33.5 million in cumulative earnings. To put things into perspective, Aaron Rodgers' current average salary per annum is $33.5 million.
During his 9-year baseball career, Sanders has represented the New York Yankees as well as four other franchises and earned around $13.2 million.
Deion Sanders Endorsements
The first ever deal that Sanders struck was with Nike, coming in at around $250,000 a year. However, just six months later, Nike improved the deal to a seven-digit figure. Apart from Nike, Sanders has also worked with the likes of Pizza Hut, GMC, Van Heusen and American Express.
Deion Sanders Charity Work
Back in 2012, Sanders funded charter schools in Texas and founded the Prime Prep Academy. The idea was to provide a free laptop to every enrolled student. The academy, however, shut down in 2015 due to financial insolvency.
In 2018, Sanders announced that he would be joining hands with the Kosh Network to work on the 'Prime 5' project which aims at raising $21 million throughout 2019 to help fight poverty in Dallas.
Source of wealth
Professional NFL player (retired), Professional MLB player (retired), Media personality
Cumulative Salary Earnings
$33.5 million over 14 seasons in the NFL, $13.2 million over 9 seasons in the MLB
$800,000 in 2013*
Nike, Pizza Hut, GMC, Van Heusen, American Express
Divorced, dating Tracey Edmonds
*Note: No reliable data for Deion Sanders' endorsement earnings post 2013 has been made available.