Who is Michael Strahan?
Michael Strahan is an American journalist, and former professional American football player. He was a defensive end for the NFL’s New York Giants for the whole of his 15-year professional football career.
After retiring from NFL, he established himself as a television personality, first serving as a football analyst on Fox NFL Sunday and then co-hosting ABC’s Good Morning America.
He started contributing regularly to Good Morning America in 2014, and the network revealed in 2016 that he would be departing Live! to go full-time on GMA. Additionally, he serves as the current host of ABC’s Pyramid game program.
Michael Strahan Age
Strahan is 50 years old as of 2021. He was born on November 21, 1971 in Houston, Texas, USA.
Michael Strahan Height and Weight
Strahan stands at an average height of 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 m) with a moderate weight of 116 Kg (255 lb).
Strahan attended Westbury High School and later enrolled at Texas Southern University.
Michael Strahan Parents
Strahan was born to Louise Strahan and Gene WillieStrahan. His mom, Louise was a basketball coach while his dad was a retired Army Major and boxer. He grew up as the youngest in a family of six children.
Michael Strahan Wife
Strahan is not married at the moment. However, he was initially married to Wanda Hutchins and their marriage lasted for four years, from 1992 to 1996. Wanda is an American businesswoman and interior designer.
Michael and Wanda have two children together, a son named Michael Anthony Strahan and a daughter named Tanita Strahan. He moved them in the same Houston neighborhood where his parents live.
Michael married his second wife, Jean Muggli. They welcomed their twin daughters named Isabella and Sophia in December 2004. The couple had a bitter divorce that was finalized on July 20, 2006.
Michael Strahan Salary
Strahan receives an average salary of $17 million. He works as a co-host of ABC’s Good Morning America as well as an analyst on Fox NFL Sunday.
Michael Strahan Net Worth
Strahan has a net worth of $65 million. He generates his income from his career as a journalist.
Michael Strahan Socials
Michael Strahan Girlfriend
Strahan is not in a relationship as of 2022. He was previously engaged to Nicole Mitchell in August 2009 but the two ended their engagement in 2014.
Is Michael Strahan Leaving GMA?
Strahan and Sara Haines started co-hosting a Good Morning America daytime chat show in 2018 that was first known as GMA Day. Soon after actress Keke Palmer joined the cast in August 2019, the show’s name was changed from Strahan and Sara to Strahan, Sara, and Keke.
The show was suspended in March 2020 due to ABC News’ coverage of the COVID-19 epidemic. In the fall of that year, the show was canceled.
On September 13, 2022, Strahan made a very open confession about his TV career’s future and his excitement about what lies ahead. He expressed his thoughts on his ever evolving career and his excitement for what the future holds.
He had a conversation with the hosts of the Pivot Podcast about his several gigs. On the podcast, Strahan was asked: “What was the biggest pivot in his career?” Before sharing a humorous phrase from his friend and fellow TV writer Rodney Barnes, he took a moment minute to reflect.
The ability to play in a sport that people frequently see as cruel, which it is, but which also exhibits controlled aggression, Strahan added, “Coming from a scenario where I think that sports was not my main background, is something that I guess in life.”
After the podcast, he shared a snippet from the interview on Twitter and complimented the host on his question. His remarks during the interview were well received by his fans.
How much does Michael Strahan make a year on Good Morning America?
Michael earns an average salary of $17 million annually from his job as a co-host at GMA.