For the dedicated football player, Shannon Sharpe, there were no vacations and hobbies throughout his career; all he did was worked out to get ready for the next season. With this passion, he was successful in getting his name on the list of Hall of Fame. He was also named as the first team all-pro.
The former American football player played for the Denver Broncos and Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League. After his retirement, he is now working for Skip and Shannon show.
How Much Is Shannon's Salary & Net Worth?
Shannon has accumulated the whopping net worth of $12 million. His football career added to his net worth until his retirement in 2003. After this, his media career added sums in his fortune.
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He started his football games with Denver Broncos in 1990. He was the highlight of the team, best known for his passes and catches. He got his career break from the same team and was named as the first team all pro for his extraordinary catches, passes, and scoring.
In 2000, he left the team and went with the Baltimore Ravens. Here, he won his second championship ring in Super Bowl XXXV. In 2002, he returned to Denver where he ended his football journey from where he had started it.
Throughout his career, he won three Super Bowl Championship- two from Denver Broncos and one from the Baltimore Ravens. In his 13 years of career, he was named to eight Pro Bowl. He was elected for the Hall of Fame in 2009 and was handed over the award in December.
Retried from the fields of football, he is co-hosting Skip and Shannon, an American sports talk show which was premiered on 6th September 2016.
Is Shannon Married And Does He Have Wife?
Though his career has always been a success, this did not happen with his love life. He was in a relationship with Katy Kellner, the fitness instructor. The two dated during 2017 and was open about their relationship with the media. It was also said that he was engaged to this girlfriend. Katy is a dog lover, so the couple also owned three dogs together.
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Shannon with his girlfriend, Katy (Photo: mtonews.com)
But what happened to them after that, are they married or not, is unknown. Now the fitness expert is pregnant with somebody else’s baby. She is flaunting her pregnancy pictures on her Instagram account with her current partner, Marlon, who is also obsessed with fitness.
Shannon, who had a crush on Nichole Murphy, got a chance to share the screens with her. After they were seen together in a show, fans started criticizing him. She was frequently mentioned in his social media and finally got a chance to meet in the workout classes. Soon after this, his Twitter account exploded as he had not clarified his status with Katy yet. There were tweets like
Black Men accept LaVar Ball & Shannon Sharpe (who never dated black women) having white spouses & consider them pro black because, they spend part of their time talking about racism & part-time sleeping with white women but, Halle Berry & Serena Williams are Sellouts & Bed Wenches.
He answered it saying it is not anybody’s business to tell him whom to date.
With his unclear relationship status, he has three children. The kids are grown up, but Shannon does not reveal the details of their mother. At the age of 50, he is still looking for a wife to share his life forever.
The sports analyst was born in 1968 and mark his birthday on 26 July, as per wiki. He was born in Chicago with two siblings in the family. His brother, Sterling Sharpe, is also into football and is Pro Bowl wide receiver.