Shannon Sharpe Net Worth

They are the people kids idolise and see as role models. Most athletes are renowned for their competitiveness, athletic abilities and riches. Let’s talk about the latter, shall we? Shannon Sharpe is a star as a American football tight end. Born in Chicago, Illinois, United States on the June 26, 1968 this person had found his passion and talents where awards and recognition came soon afterwards. A proud American, standing at 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m), Shannon Sharpe has received recognition for a lot of success on and off the field unknown. Throughout a decorated career, the nicknames of Shannon “Horsehead, Mr. Ed, Sharpe” , The Shapeshifter have stuck. With regards to personal life Shannon Sharpe has attended Savannah State University. unknown unknown Mary Alice Dixon are his family. So, what about the net worth? Well it is estimated that this athlete has a net worth of $8 Million.

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Shannon and his older brother Sterling would both aspire to careers in professional football. He attended Savannah State College where he played basketball, football, and ran track; he became an All-Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference selection three times and also became the SIAC Player of the Year in 1987. He helped the school to their best records in history, before graduating with a degree in criminal justice.

He joined the 1990 NFL Draft ,and was picked up by the Denver Broncos during the seventh round. He stayed with Denver for nine years, winning Super Bowl XXXII and Super Bowl XXXIII with the team. During their popularity as Super Bowl champions, he appeared in several promotions. He then played with the Baltimore Ravens for two years, winning another championship in Super Bowl XXXV. Afterwards, he returned to the Broncos and played until his retirement in 2003. After retiring, he would go on to work as an analyst for CBS much like his brother.

Shannon started as a commentator for the show “The NFL Today”, and also made appearances in the “Sprint Halftime Report” and the “Subway Postgame Show”. During his time there he co-hosted with James Brown, Dan Marino, and Boomer Esiason. However, he received some criticism for his broadcasting skills since he had difficulty enunciating words and also had problems with grammar. He was relieved of his duties in 2014.

Aside from being an analyst, Sharpe also writes for FitnessRX and is their spokesperson. He also does work on radio, hosting the “Opening Drive” program for Sirius NFL Radio. In 2009, he was considered for Pro-Football Hall of Fame Honors but was passed over. In the same year, he was inducted in the NCAA Division II Football Hall of Fame. Eventually, Sharpe was inducted in the Pro-Football Hall of Fame in 2011.

Aside from footbal connections, Shannon appeared in an episode of “American Dad!”

For his personal life, it is known that Sharpe lives with his girlfriend Katy Kellner in Atlanta. It is also known that Sharpe has children with other women, having received 10 civil complaints for child support since 1994. In 2010, a temporary restraining order was placed against him by alleged stalker Michele Bundy but it was later voluntarily dismissed.

Structural info

  • Full Name: Shannon Sharpe
  • Net Worth: $8 Million
  • Date Of Birth: June 26, 1968
  • Place Of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
  • Weight: 228 lbs (103.41 kg)
  • Profession: American football tight end
  • Education: Savannah State University
  • Nationality: American
  • Parents: Mary Alice Dixon
  • Siblings: Sterling Sharpe, Sherra Sharpe
  • Partner: Katy Kellner
  • Nicknames: Shannon “Horsehead, Mr. Ed, Sharpe” , The Shapeshifter
  • Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NFL.Shannon.Sharpe
  • Twitter: https://twitter.com/shannonsharpe
  • IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1649114/
  • Movies: The NFL Today, 10 Yards: Fantasy Football
  • TV Shows: The NFL Today

Quotes

  • On growing up : We were so poor, a robber once broke into our house and we ended up robbing the robber.”

Facts

  • Inducted into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in 2009.
  • Inducted into the Savannah State University Athletics Hall of Fame in 2010.
  • Inducted into the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference in 2014.
  • He is now a commentator for the CBS Sports show The NFL Today (1975). [July 2006]
  • Tight end with the NFL’s Denver Broncos (1990-1999, 2002-2003) and Baltimore Ravens (2000-2001).
  • Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2011.
  • Ozzie Newsome, Hall-of-Fame tight-end, Baltimore Ravens’ general manager, and the man responsible for signing him before the 2000 season had this to say about him, “I think he’s a threat when he’s on the field. He has to be double teamed. He’s a great route-runner. He’s proving that he can make the big plays. That’s what separates him. He’s a threat”.
  • Younger brother of former NFL wide receiver Sterling Sharpe.
  • He was one of the NFL’s top tight ends from the 1990s through the early 2000s. He played 12 of his 14 seasons with the Denver Broncos in the NFL. He is known most for his creative commentary and trash talking as well as for being no doubt the greatest tight end of his time, and maybe in league history.
  • He was selected in the 7th round of the 1990 NFL draft, 192nd overall, by the Denver Broncos. He had a mediocre rookie season as a wide receiver, until Broncos head coach Dan Reeves convinced him to convert to tight end. He remained with Denver until 1999, winning two Super Bowl championships in the process. After the 1997 season championship, his first, he appeared on General Mills’ Wheaties boxes with four other Broncos. After a two-year stint with the Baltimore Ravens, where he won another Super Bowl ring, he returned to the Broncos. He played there until 2003. Then, he retired to become an NFL broadcaster.

Filmography

Actor
Title Year Status Character
The NFL Today 2014 TV Series
Thanks
Title Year Status Character
Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles 2011 Documentary thanks
Self
Title Year Status Character
Fox and Friends 2017 TV Series Himself – Pro Football Hall of Famer
Undisputed 2016-2017 TV Series Himself
ESPN First Take 2016 TV Series Himself
Garbage Time with Katie Nolan 2016 TV Series Himself
Mike & Mike 2014-2015 TV Series Himself – Pro Fooball Hall of Famer / Himself – CBS Sports NFL Analyst / Himslef – Pro Football Hall of Famer
The NFL Today 2005-2013 TV Series Himself – Analyst / Himself – CBS Analyst
Denver Broncos Greatest Moments 2013 Video Himself
American Dad! 2011 TV Series Himself
Rome Is Burning 2011 TV Series Himself
Super Bowl XLV 2011 TV Special Himself – Pro Football Hall of Fame Member
2007 AFC Championship Game 2008 TV Special Himself – Studio Analyst
Pardon the Interruption 2004 TV Series Himself
I Love the ’90s 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
ESPN’s Sunday Night Football 1991-2003 TV Series Himself – Denver Broncos Tight End / Himself – Baltimore Ravens Tight End
NFL Monday Night Football 1992-2003 TV Series Himself – Denver Broncos Tight End / Himself – Baltimore Ravens Tight End
NFL on FOX 2000-2001 TV Series Himself – Baltimore Ravens Tight End
Hard Knocks 2001 TV Series documentary
Super Bowl XXXV 2001 TV Movie Himself – Baltimore Ravens Tight End
ESPN SportsCentury 2001 TV Series documentary Himself
The Jersey 2000 TV Series Himself, an NFL football player
The NFL on CBS 1991-2000 TV Series Himself – Baltimore Ravens Tight End / Himself – Denver Broncos Tight End
Jeopardy! 1999 TV Series Himself – Celebrity Contestant
Super Bowl XXXIII 1999 TV Special Himself – Denver Broncos Tight End
1998 AFC Championship Game 1999 TV Movie Himself – Denver Broncos Tight End
Super Bowl XXXII 1998 TV Movie Himself – Denver Broncos Tight End
1997 AFC Championship Game 1998 TV Movie Himself – Denver Broncos Tight End
The NFL on NBC 1993-1997 TV Series Himself – Denver Broncos Tight End
TNT Sunday Night Football 1990-1996 TV Series Himself – Denver Broncos Tight End
1991 AFC Championship Game 1992 TV Special Himself – Denver Broncos Tight End
Archive Footage
Title Year Status Character
Mike & Mike 2015 TV Series Himself – Pro Football Hall of Famer
Rome Is Burning 2011 TV Series Himself

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