Michael Strahan Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Kids, Retire, GMA, and Net Worth

By | May 6, 2021

Michael Strahan Biography

Michael Strahan an American media personality and former American football defensive end known regular on GMA as well as one of FOX’s studio analysts.

Michael Strahan Age

Strahan was born on 21 November 1971, in Houston, Texas, United States.

Michael Strahan Good Morning America

On October 1, 2010, Strahan co-hosted Live with Regis and Kelly Regis Philbin was absent for that show. Furthermore, Philbin left in November 2011, hence leaving a vacant spot. Therefore, on September 4, 2012, Strahan was chosen as Kelly Ripa’s new co-host, noting his first official day on the rechristened syndicated television show.

Most importantly, ABC announced that Strahan would be leaving Live on April 19, 2016, to begin working full-time on Good Morning America. In addition to this, he was named a winner of Daytime Emmy twice for “Outstanding Talk Show Host” during his tenure with the show.

Moreover, Strahan started to co-host a daytime television show turn off of Good Morning America, GMA Day, alongside Sara Haines. In January 2019, the program was retitled, Strahan and Sara.

Michael Strahan Net Worth

Michael, has an estimated net worth of $65 Million.

Michael Strahan Awards

  • Associated Press first-team college-division All-American
  • Edd Hayes’ Black College Sports All-American
  • NFL Single-Season Sack Record (22.5)
  • AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year
  • NFC Defensive Player of the Year
  • NFL 2000s All-Decade Team
  • Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Michael Strahan Education

At the age of 9, his family relocated to an army post – BFV (Benjamin Franklin Village) – in Mannheim, West Germany. Michael attended Mannheim American High School, a US Department of Defense Dependent High School, in Käfertal (Mannheim), Germany.

While there in 1985, he played for the Mannheim Redskins as a linebacker.
During summer, Michael’s father sent him to live in Houston with his uncle Art who was also a former NFL defensive lineman so he could attend Westbury High School.

As a result, he played one season of football and got a scholarship offer from Texas Southern University. He then flew back to Germany for the spring term, where he graduated from Mannheim Christian. Furthermore, he is also a graduate of Texas Southern University.

Michael Strahan Height

He stands at an approximate height of 6 feet 5 inches.

Michael Strahan Family

Michael was born in a family of six as the youngest to Louise Traylor Strahan, a basketball coach, and Gene Willie Strahan, a retired Army Major, and boxer. His uncle Arthur Strahan is a retired professional football player.

Michael Strahan Wife

Strahan first got married to Wanda Hutchins, in Germany for a period of 4 years. The pair shares two children, a daughter named Tanita Strahan whom they welcomed in 1992, and son, Michael Anthony Strahan, Jr. who was born in 1995.

Citing his divorce with Wanda, he married Jean Muggli after meeting at a spa. The couple was blessed with twin daughters, Sophia and Isabella Strahan who were born in 2004. However, they also divorced in the year 2006. As a result of a divorce settlement in 2007, Judge James B. Convery awarded Muggli $15 million as well as an addition of $18,000 monthly child support.

In August 2009, Strahan became engaged to Nicole Mitchell, Eddie Murphy’s ex-wife; however, in 2014, the two broke off their engagement due to busy schedules.

Michael Strahan Education

Strahan has four children form his two previous marriages. Three daughters (two of them being twins) and a son. They are as follows;

Michael Anthony Strahan Jr.

Strahan and his ex-wife Wanda Hutchins share a son by the name Michael Strahan Jr. whom they welcomed in the year 1995. He was raised alongside his sister sibling known as Tanita Strahan. Citing his educational background, he passed the high school milestone with flying colors where he graduated with his family by his side.

Michael Strahan Retire

Strahan retired back in the year 2007 after playing for 15 seasons as the fifth on the NFL sack list. Most noteworthy, he stated that salary was not an issue, but all he wanted was a Super Bowl ring. Therefore, he informed Giants co-owner John Mara that he would be walking away from a $4 million contract for the 2008 season four months after a stunning Super Bowl victory.

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