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Michael Strahan

Michael Anthony Strahan (/ˈstreɪhæn/; born November 21, 1971) is a former National Football League defensive end who played his entire career for the New York Giants, where he set the record for the most sacks in a single season and won a Super Bowl in his final year. After retiring from the NFL Strahan became a media personality. He is currently a football analyst on Fox NFL Sunday, and he also serves as co-host on the highly rated television morning talk show Live! with Kelly and Michael alongside Kelly Ripa. He starred in and produced the short-lived Fox sitcom Brothers and appeared as host for Pros vs. Joes alongside fellow Fox football analyst Jay Glazer. Strahan is 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m). He is the son of Gene, a boxer with a 1-1 record against future heavyweight Ken Norton, and Louise Strahan, a basketball coach; nephew of retired pro football player Arthur Strahan. He is the youngest of 6 children. Gene was a major in the U.S. Army, and at the age of 9, Strahan moved to an army base in Mannheim, Germany. Although Strahan did not begin to play high school football until his senior year in high school, he did play organized football while attending school in Mannheim, Germany,

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Michael Strahan, Nicole Murphy -- Engagement OFF

Michael Strahan, Nicole Murphy
Engagement OFF

Michael Strahan and Nicole Murphy have called off their engagement ... just one day before he's inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.Strahan's rep says it's all about 2,475 air miles… READ MORE >

Michael Strahan -- Assault Suspect Rants About Illuminati Plot

Michael Strahan
Assault Suspect Rants ... Illuminati Out To Get Me!

The homeless man who allegedly threatened to kill Michael Strahan went on a CRAZY rant in court Monday ... calling the judge the n-word and accusing his lawyer of belonging to the… READ MORE >

- 30 days ago
Congressman Jon Runyan -- I COULD STILL TAKE MICHAEL STRAHAN!

Congressman Jon Runyan
I COULD STILL TAKE MICHAEL STRAHAN!

Doesn't matter that he's gone from lineman to congressman ... ex-Eagles star Jon Runyan tells TMZ Sports he could still take former NFL rival Michael Strahan ... and gives a great reason… READ MORE >

- 49 days ago
Michael Strahan -- Knife-Wielding Nut Threatens to Kill Talk Show Host

Michael Strahan
Knife-Wielding Nut Threatens to Kill Talk Show Host

A homeless man went to ABC studios in NYC Tuesday with a knife and threatened to kill Michael Strahan ... NYPD officials confirm to TMZ.Andre Johnson appeared Tuesday AM at the Times Square studio… READ MORE >

- 57 days ago
Michael Strahan Joining GMA -- I Can Stop the Bleeding at ‘Good Morning America’

Michael Strahan
I Can Stop the Bleeding at GMA

Michael Strahan is joining "Good Morning America" on the heels of Josh Elliott's departure ... TMZ has confirmed.ABC sources tell TMZ Strahan will appear during the 7:00 hour of GMA ... 3 to 4… READ MORE >

- 148 days ago
Nicole Murphy -- I Can Still Shake My 46-Year-Old Ass ... LIKE A CHAMP!

Nicole Murphy
I Can Still Shake My 46-Year-Old Ass Like a Champ

Michael Strahan's fiancee proved he's a lucky man Wednesday night at a karaoke bar in Malibu -- by showing off her serious ass-shaking skills and putting young hotties to shame.Nicole Murphy… READ MORE >

- 181 days ago
Eddie Murphy's Daughters -- Stripped Down in Mom and Future Stepdad's Bedroom

Eddie Murphy's Daughters
Stripped Down In Mom & Future Stepdad's Bedroom

Eddie Murphy's hot young daughters have some 'splainin' to do ... because TMZ has learned they hijacked their mom and her fiancé Michael Strahan's boudoir for their recent sexy lingerie… READ MORE >

- 203 days ago
Michael Strahan -- Living In a $20 Million Lap of Luxury

Michael Strahan
Living In $20 MILLION Lap of Luxury

Being Kelly Ripa's #2 sure does pay ... just ask Michael Strahan, who's throwing down serious cash to rent a $20 MILLION mega mansion in Beverly Hills ... adjacent.Michael and hot fiancée… READ MORE >

- 389 days ago
Eric Dickerson -- Michael Strahan Was ROBBED! Hall of Fame Voters Are a Joke

Eric Dickerson
Strahan Was ROBBED! H.O.F. Voters Are a Joke

Ex-NFL superstar Eric Dickerson is calling out the Hall of Fame voters as a bunch of non-football-playing posers ... after they passed over Michael Strahan for the honor this year.Dickerson was in… READ MORE >

- 569 days ago
Regis Philbin -- Michael Strahan's the Black Me

Regis Philbin
Michael Strahan's The Black Me

Michael Strahan is doing a helluva job as the new Regis Philbin ... this according to the old Regis Philbin. The TV legend was leaving Madeo in West Hollywood last night when we asked what he… READ MORE >

- 611 days ago

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