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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 -- Unloads Spare Beach Pad for $1.8 Mil

Michael Strahan
Unloads Spare Beach Pad ... for $1.8 Mil

Retired NFL badass Michael Strahan just took a $150,000 hit on his L.A. beach pad ... which is actually GREAT ... 'cause it could've been A LOT worse. Strahan JUST sold his swanky… READ MORE >

Nicole Murphy Threatened By Reps -- Stop Talking S**t On Us!

Nicole Murphy
Threatened By Reps Stop Talking S**t On Us!

Nicole Murphy has gotten way too big for her britches now that her fiance Michael Strahan snagged the morning show with Kelly Ripa ... at least according to her former reps who say she's acting… READ MORE >

- 693 days ago
Michael Strahan -- Fiancee's Reality Show 'Hollywood Exes' Gets Renewed

Michael Strahan
Fiancee's Reality Show Renewed

Michael Strahan and his fiancée Nicole Murphy are having the BEST WEEK EVER ... TMZ has learned Murphy's reality show "Hollywood Exes" just got picked up for a 2nd season. Sources tell… READ MORE >

- 697 days ago
Regis Philbin -- Is He Team Strahan?

Regis Philbin
Is He Team Strahan?

They've finally picked someone to fill his chair next to Kelly Ripa, but the question is ... does Regis Philbin approve of Michael Strahan? It hasn't been officially announced yet, but as TMZ… READ MORE >

- 698 days ago
Michael Strahan Hears 'Live! With Kelly' News in Booty-full Jamaica

Michael Strahan
Hears 'Live! With Kelly' News in Booty-full Jamaica

Forget the champagne, when Michael Strahan found out he was the new host of "Live! With Kelly" it was all about the Red Stripe ... because he was vacationing in Jamaica like a champ and TMZ got… READ MORE >

- 707 days ago
Michael Strahan To Join "Live" with Kelly Ripa

MIchael Strahan
To Join "Live" With Kelly Ripa

Michael Strahan was picked to partner with Kelly Ripa on her morning syndicated show ... this according to staffers at ABC in New York City.Several staffers told TMZ ... the talk in the building… READ MORE >

- 711 days ago
Michael Strahan -- Won't Touch NFL Gender Issue

Michael Strahan
Won't Tackle NFL Gender Issue

Michael Strahan wouldn't touch the topic of women calling NFL games, but Harvey quickly offered up his take -- and it all comes down to ... well endowed weather girls?!! Here we go.Check out TMZ… READ MORE >

- 1009 days ago
Michael Strahan -- Dragged Into Fishy Situation

Michael Strahan -- Dragged Into Fishy Situation

What could FOX NFL Sunday's Michael Strahan, a car named "American Lightning", and Harvey's pet fish Rib-Eye possibly have in common? Absolutely NOTHING ... until now. Check out TMZ on TV -- click… READ MORE >

- 1136 days ago
Strahan: Ochocinco WON'T Make Pro Soccer Team

Strahan: Ochocinco WON'T Make Pro Soccer Team

NFL legend MIchael Strahan thinks Chad Ochocinco's attempt to join a pro MLS soccer club is way out of his league ... saying flat-out, "I don't think he's gonna make the team." Ochocinco was… READ MORE >

- 1226 days ago
Michael Strahan -- Chris Henry's Death 'Tragic'

Michael Strahan -- Chris Henry's Death 'Tragic'

Although retired NFL star Michael Strahan described Chris Henry's death as a "sad" situation yesterday at LAX, he was glad to hear the NFL planned on honoring him at this weekend's games. More… READ MORE >

- 1687 days ago

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