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Shannon Sharpe was born on 26 June 1968, in Chicago, Illinois USA, and is a retired professional American Football player, best known for have played in the National Football League (NFL) for the Denver Broncos and the Baltimore Ravens. He was also an analyst for CBS Sports, and all of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Shannon Sharpe? As of mid-2016, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $8 million, mostly earned through a successful career in professional football. He received high valued contracts and was also inducted into the Pro-Football Hall of Fame. He achieved numerous records, and all of these ensured the position of his wealth.

Shannon Sharpe Net Worth $8 million

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.

Quick Facts

Birth date: June 26, 1968
Birth place: 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
Partner:Katy Kellner
Parents:Mary Alice Dixon
Siblings:Sterling Sharpe, Sherra Sharpe
Movies:The NFL Today, 10 Yards: Fantasy Football
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Inducted into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in 2009.
2Inducted into the Savannah State University Athletics Hall of Fame in 2010.
3Inducted into the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference in 2014.
4He is now a commentator for the CBS Sports show The NFL Today (1975). [July 2006]
5Tight end with the NFL's Denver Broncos (1990-1999, 2002-2003) and Baltimore Ravens (2000-2001).
6Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2011.
7Ozzie 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".
8Younger brother of former NFL wide receiver Sterling Sharpe.
9He 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.
10He 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.


Quotes

#Quote
1On growing up : We were so poor, a robber once broke into our house and we ended up robbing the robber."


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Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The NFL Today2014TV Series

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles2011Documentary thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike & Mike2014-2015TV SeriesHimself - Pro Fooball Hall of Famer / Himself - CBS Sports NFL Analyst / Himslef - Pro Football Hall of Famer
The NFL Today2005-2013TV SeriesHimself - Analyst / Himself - CBS Analyst
Denver Broncos Greatest Moments2013VideoHimself
American Dad!2011TV SeriesHimself
Rome Is Burning2011TV SeriesHimself
Super Bowl XLV2011TV MovieHimself - Pro Football Hall of Fame Member
2007 AFC Championship Game2008TV SpecialHimself - Studio Analyst
Pardon the Interruption2004TV SeriesHimself
I Love the '90s2004TV Series documentaryHimself
ESPN's Sunday Night Football1991-2003TV SeriesHimself - Denver Broncos Tight End / Himself - Baltimore Ravens Tight End
NFL Monday Night Football1992-2003TV SeriesHimself - Denver Broncos Tight End / Himself - Baltimore Ravens Tight End
Hard Knocks2001TV Series documentary
Super Bowl XXXV2001TV MovieHimself - Baltimore Ravens Tight End
ESPN SportsCentury2001TV Series documentaryHimself
The Jersey2000TV SeriesHimself, an NFL football player
The NFL on CBS2000TV SeriesHimself - Baltimore Ravens Tight End
Jeopardy!1999TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Contestant
Super Bowl XXXIII1999TV MovieHimself - Denver Broncos Tight End
1998 AFC Championship Game1999TV MovieHimself - Denver Broncos Tight End
Super Bowl XXXII1998TV MovieHimself - Denver Broncos Tight End
1997 AFC Championship Game1998TV MovieHimself - Denver Broncos Tight End
The NFL on NBC1993-1997TV SeriesHimself - Denver Broncos Tight End
TNT Sunday Night Football1990-1996TV SeriesHimself - Denver Broncos Tight End
NFL on FOX1995TV SeriesHimself - Denver Broncos Tight End
1991 AFC Championship Game1992TV SpecialHimself - Denver Broncos Tight End

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike & Mike2015TV SeriesHimself - Pro Football Hall of Famer
Rome Is Burning2011TV SeriesHimself

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