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Full NameShannon Sharpe
First NameShannon
Last NameSharpe
Birth NameShannon Sharpe
ProfessionAmerican footballer, Sports analyst
Birth CityIllionis
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NamePete Sharpe
Mother NameMary Alice Dixon
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusSingle
Relation WithKaty Kellner
No Of Children3
FilmographySkip and Shannon Undisputed
EducationSavannah State University
Height188 cm
Weight103 kg
Twitter Profile
Insta Profile
Date of BirthJune 26,1968
Age52 years
Amount$12 Million

What is the Net Worth of Shannon Sharpe?

Former tight end of the Baltimore Ravens and Denver Broncos, Shannon Sharpe is a retired American footballer, sports analyst, and a television host. He is best known for being named as the player of the First Team of NFL's All-Decade Team of the 1990s.

The inductee of Pro Football Hall of Fame has an estimated net worth of $12 million as of 2019. The article below discusses all of Sharpe's financial conditions his earnings from football and television.

Shannon's Sources of Income- Contracts, Earnings, Salary, and NFL Stats

The former American footballer has gathered a small fortune worth $12 million, as determined by Celebrity Net Worth. Most of his money comprises of the earnings and his salary from football teams. After his career, he has been in the entertainment industry which has helped him boost his wealth.

Former American Footballer, Shannon Sharpe
Caption: Shannon Sharpe while he was young
Image Source: TMZ

Shannon was drafted by Denver Broncos in the NFL's 1990 Draft. He remained in the team until 1999 and helped them win two championships rings at the Super Bowl XXXII and Super Bowl XXXIII

Sharpe then got signed to Baltimore Ravens in 2000 where he won another championship at the Super Bowl XXXV.

He stayed in the team until 2001 and returned to his former team Denver Broncos in 2002 and played till 2003 when he finally retired from his professional career.

After the end of his career, he became an NFL analyst of the CBS network. He also hosts his own show at the Fox Sports network called the Skip and Shannon: Undisputed.


He was signed to Broncos in 1990 whereby he received a salary of $900,000 and his signing bonus was $114,285. His dead cap hit for the contract was $1,014,285.

Shannon was reassigned to the team in 2002 whereupon he received $457,140 as his signing bonus. 

Earnings from Football

His estimated earnings from different football teams for different years have been enlisted below:

1990Denver Broncos$148,500
1991Denver Broncos$110,000
1992Denver Broncos$325,000
1993Denver Broncos$760,000
1994Denver Broncos$710,000
1995Denver Broncos$1,210,000
1996Denver Broncos$1,360,000
1997Denver Broncos$2,000,000
1998Denver Broncos$2,500,000
1999Denver Broncos$3,000,000
2000Baltimore Ravens$5,000,000
2001Baltimore Ravens$2,000,000
2002Denver Broncos$1,550,000
2003Denver Broncos$755,000
2004Denver Broncos$755,000

Shannon Sharpe's overall earnings from the total 15 seasons are estimated to be $22,328,500.

NFL Career Statistics

His careers statistics are as follows:

  • Touchdowns: 62
  • Receiving yards: 10,060
  • Receptions: 815

He excelled and broke records in all three areas even though he was a tight end. However hi record was broken by Jason Witten and Tony Gonzalez.

Instagram, YouTube, And Endorsement Deals

The former American athlete is active on Instagram under the name @shannonsharpe84 where he has over 1 million followers. For every post on the social media platform, he earns an estimated $2,394.75 - $3,991.25.

His YouTube channel Skip and Shannon: UNDISPUTED has estimated earnings of $7.9K - $126.9K every month, while its yearly earnings are $95.2K - $1.5M.

He has appeared on the TV commercial for the brand Increase Energy. The money he receives as royalty form the commercial is currently unknown.

Shannon's Residence And Rides

He owns a house in Atlanta, Georgia, but the price of the house is currently unknown.


The cars he drives or owns has not been enlisted by the American football analyst.

Philanthropical Works, Expenses, Insurance, And Taxes

He served as the keynote speaker for the Junior League of Denver to help them raise money for their cause to eradicate illiteracy. He also supports other numerous other charitable foundations, ut the donations he has made to these organizations are currently unknown.

Being a former athlete he must have been heavily insured by his club, but there are no specifics regarding the insurance policies that he has been following.

Shannon Sharpe with his daily meal
Caption: Shannon Sharpe taking his regular meal
Image Source: Complex

He spends $30,000 year on meals and gym training to keep himself fit. He himself mentioned that he spends $600 on food every week. Shannon Sharpe spends around $2,500-$3,000 in personal fitness.

He must be paying a decent sum of payment to the IRS for his $12 million net worth and also for his assets.

Shannon Sharpe's Personal Life- Age, Relationships, Controversy, Height, And Weight

Shannon was born on 26th June 1968 in Chicago, Illinois in the United States. He is the second son of father Pete Sharpe and mother Mary Alice Dixon. Sharpe is the younger brother of NFL star, Sterling Sharpe.

NFL stars Shannon Sharpe and brother Sterling Sharpe
Caption: Shannon Sharpe and brother Sterling Sharpe at the Pro Football Hall of Fame
Image Source: Denver Post

He is of American nationality and his ethnicity is African-American.

For his education, he attended a high school in Glennville, Georgia and later enrolled at the Savannah State University where he played football for the college.

Relationships and Affairs 

51 years old, Shannon is still a bachelor and hasn't been married till date. However, he was in a relationship with fitness instructor Katy Kellner.

The couple was dating for a while until they finally decided to get engaged in 2016. Many believed that they were going to get married and end up as husband and wife, until up to 2018 when Katy revealed that she was pregnant with another man's baby.

Despite being unmarried Sharpe has three kids; daughters named Kaley and Kayle, and a son called Kiari.

He also had a short-lived relationship with model Nicole Murphy.


In August 2010, Shannon became a part of a controversy when his ex-girlfriend Michelle Bundy filed a sexual assault case against him. However, the case was closed, as it appeared that Michelle was framing the American footballer.

Height And Weight

The American footballer stands tall with a height of 6 feet and 2 inches (188 cms) and his body weighs about 103 kg (228 lb).

Updated On Fri May 01 2020 Published On Tue Sep 17 2019 By BluePrince