Drafted into the NFL in 1993, Michael Strahan is a retired defensive end who spent his entire 15-year career with the New York Giants. In his final season with the Giants, Strahan helped his side overcome Tom Brady and the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLII. After retiring from professional football, he became a media personality soon after.
As of today, Strahan is most popularly known for co-hosting the Strahan and Sara segment of ABC's Good Morning America besides being an analyst on Fox NFL Sunday and has an estimated net worth of $65 million.
Michael Strahan Salary
Through his 15-year career, Strahan has earned over $76 million in cumulative salary. His biggest paycheck came in 2002 when he earned $15,598,000 in signing bonus and a base salary of $5 million making his total earnings $20,598,000. His final year as an NFL player saw him pocket $4.5 million.
Having switched to a role in front of the camera, the former New York Giant has been relatively huge as a talk show host as well. He reportedly made $21.5 million in 2017 while hosting ABC's Good Morning America and the $100,000 Pyramid game show. He is also said to have earned $17 million in 2018.
Michael Strahan Endorsements
Strahan has worked with the likes of Metamucil, Subway, Snickers, Pizza Hut, Dr. Pepper and Right Guard in the past. In April 2016 though, Strahan signed a deal with ABC that would see him work full time as the co-host of the broadcaster's Good Morning America show. In effect, Strahan became a full time employee of ABC's news division which prohibits its staff from taking on endorsements.
As a result, Strahan did not renew his deals with the aforementioned brands and as of now is not known to be actively endorsing any product or company. He, however, still runs his men's lifestyle brand that he launched through J.C. Penney chain of departmental stores.
Michael Strahan Charity Work
Strahan is best known for his volunteer work at the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Strahan has also worked with the likes of PETA, American Cancer Society and the Children's Miracle Network. He has actively supported the Pat Tillman Foundation, which invests in and empowers military veterans and their spouses.
|Residence||Manhattan, New York City, New York|
|Source of wealth||Professional NFL player (retired), Media personality|
|Cumulative salary earnings||$76.3 million over 15 seasons|
|Endorsement earnings||Upwards of $1 million*|
|Brands endorsed||Metamucil, Subway, Snickers, Pizza Hut, Dr. Pepper and Right Guard|
|Marital status||Divorced, dating Kayla Quick|
|Charities supported||PETA, American Cancer Society and the Children's Miracle Network, Pat Tillman Foundation|
*Note: While no concrete data is available regarding Strahan's actual endorsement earnings, most estimates suggest it to be a seven-digit figure.
Updated on 22 February 2019