- Famous Name
- Birth Name Deion Lin Sanders Sr
- Birth Place Fort Myers, Florida, U.S.
- Famous Name Deion Sanders
- Birth Date August 9, 1967
- Horoscope Leo
- Father Mims Sanders
- Mother Connie Knight
- Net Worth $41 million
- Salary $65,000
- Siblings Tracy Knight
- House Location Dallas, Texas
- Cars Lamborgini
- No. of Twitter Followers 1.04 million
- No. of Instagram Followers 766k
- Height 6 feet 1 inch (1.85m)
- Nationality American
- Ethnicity African-American
- Profession Sports Analyst
- Currently Working For CBS Sports and NFL Network
- Awards 1988 Jim Thorpe Award; 1992 Super Bowl winner
- Current City Texas
- University attended Florida State University
- School attended North Fort Myers High School
- Currently Married No
- Married to Carolyn Chambers; Pilar Sanders
- Past married if any Carolyn Chambers(1989-1998); Pilar Sanders (1999-2013)
- Divorce 1999-2013; 1989-1998
- Children Deion Sanders Jr., Deiondra, Shelomi, Shilo, Shedeur
- Religion Christianity
Deion Lin Sanders Sr. better known as Deion Sanders and nicknamed "Prime Time and Neon Deion", is an American athlete who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 14 seasons. Considered one of the most popular athletes in the world, Sanders currently works as a sports analyst for CBS Sports and NFL Network. He made a successful career in both Major League Baseball (MLB) and football. Sanders is the founder and head coach of the Prime Prep Academy Charter School.
As of 2019, Sanders reportedly has an estimated net worth of over $41 million. Further, as a sports analyst, he reportedly earns around $65,000, as his yearly salary from the NFL Network and CBS Sports.
During 1989-2013, he married two women and has five children from both marriages. He has been in a relationship with a beautiful businesswoman and television personality Tracey Edmonds since 2012.
Deion Sanders Net Worth and Salary
The Retired American NFL player has an estimated net worth of $41 million. As of 2019, Sanders receives an annual salary of $65,000 from his successful reporting career with CBS Sports and NFL Network. Well, his net worth is such massive due to his earnings from the NFL career.
Salary and earnings per Year:
|1994||San Francisco 49ers||$1,134,000|
Apart from this, his highest amount contract is signed in 2000 for seven years worth $56 million. Moreover, his other contract is for seven years worth $35 million signed in 1995.
Assets, Properties, and House
In February 2011, Deion listed two of his Dallas luxurious homes for sale which was listed for $7.5 million and $21 million, respectively. He currently, lives in Cedar Hill, Texas, along with his partner Tracey, in a beautiful 600-square lakeside home there.
The house is well equipped with multiple bathrooms with double vanity, a fireplace, a movie theatre, and a yoga studio. Sander's former luxurious mansion called "Chateau Montclair", is the most luxurious house in Texas. Sadly, the mansion is listed for sale for $18 million.
Regarding his car collections, it is found that he had a Pontiac Firebird and a Chrysler Lebaron in college, a Mercedes Benz, an NSX, Lincoln, Vette & Cadillac, and a Lamborghini Urus SUV. Altogether, his personal car collection is worth $5 million.
I had cars in Highschool my mama worked her butt off for,I had a 85 Firebird and a 88 Lebaron in college,a a Benz,BMW day1 in Atlanta,a NSX,Lincoln,Vette & Cadillac,a Lambo,64s and all. Now I drive a pickup truck because I got tired of trying to impress yall. #Truth #CoachPrime pic.twitter.com/XWlVhwbSTU
— Deion Sanders (@DeionSanders) August 23, 2018
Sanders is also presented as a devout Christian speaker with a fee range of $30,000-$50,000. Sanders is considered one of the most versatile athletes in sporting history as he played two sports at multiple positions.
During his career, Deion appeared in many commercials for dozens of major brands like Nike, Pizza Hut, American Express, and Pizza Hut. It can be said that Sanders was one of the richest and famous athletes of his time.
Past Relationship and Marriages
Regarding Personal life of Deion Sanders, he is 51 years as of 2019. Further, his star sign is Leo. Regarding his relationship status, he has been married twice which ended in divorce. Further, he has five children from both marriages.
His first marriage with Carolyn Chambers lasted for 9 years from 1988-1998, with whom he has two children; Deion Sanders Jr. (Son) and Deiondra Sanders (Daughter).
Second Marriage and Divorce
Shortly after his separation from Chambers, Sanders married Pilar Sanders in 1999. His second marriage lasted for 14 years and with Pilar, he has two sons; Shilo Sanders and Shedeur Sanders, along with a daughter Shelomi Sanders.
On September 22, 2011, he served Pilar Sanders with divorce papers. In 2013, he was granted the primary custody of all three kids.
He has been in a relationship with Tracey Edmonds since 2012. The couple currently lives in a 600 square foot house in Texas. There is no symptom of break up anytime soon.
During the divorce battle, Pilar made several accusations against Sanders regarding domestic violence and physical abuse. In 2017, the case went against him and it costs him to sell his luxurious mansion located in Texas.
In 2012, he was fired as the head coach of Prime Prep Academy after a school staff accused Sanders of assaulting the staff.
Deion Sanders Short Bio and Family
Deion Lin Sanders Sr. was born on August 9, 1967, in Fort Myers, Florida, of United States to parents Mims Sanders and Connie Knight. He holds an American nationality and belongs to an African-American ethnic group. Further, Sanders grew up with his younger sister Tracy Knight.
Sanders attended North Fort Myers High School in North Fort Myers, Florida, where he was a Letterman and All-State honoree in football, basketball, and baseball. In 1985, he was referred to the Florida High School Association All-Century Team.
After graduating from high school, Sanders attended Florida State University, where he played both baseball and football. In 1988, he won the Jim Thorpe Award for his excellent defensive style in University's bowl game.
While playing baseball under the supervision of head coach Mike Martin at Florida State, Sanders hit .331 in 1986; he was known more for base stealing, compiling 27 stolen bases in 1987.
Deion Sanders's professional baseball career began when he was first drafted by the New York Yankees in the 30th round of the 1988 MLB Draft. Later, he was selected by the Atlanta Falcons with the fifth overall pick in the 1989 NFL Draft.
He played for four baseball teams; New York Yankees, Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds, San Francisco Giants, and back again to the Cincinnati Reds.
After the 1997 season, he left baseball for three years and returned to play baseball for the Cincinnati Reds in 2001. As he had been playing both baseball and football simultaneously, he had to quit any one sport in order to focus on the other. He retired from baseball that year.
The same year he began his professional baseball career, he simultaneously joined the Atlanta Falcons in the 1989 NFL Draft.
During 1993-1994, he signed to play football for one season with the San Francisco 49ers, which proved to be his best season, and he recorded 6 interceptions, 303 yards, and 3 touchdowns. For his performance, Sanders was awarded the 1994 NFL Defensive Player of the Year.
In 1995, Sanders signed a contract with the Dallas Cowboys football club for a whopping $35 million for seven years. During his NFL career, he played for the professional teams like Atlanta Falcons, San Francisco 49ers, Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins, and finally for the Baltimore Ravens before retiring.
After playing for two seasons with the Baltimore Ravens and Buffalo Bills, he retired in 2006 and became an analyst for the NFL Network. Following the conclusion of his successful athletic career, Sanders currently works as an analyst for CBS Sports and the NFL Network.
After retiring from the NFL in 2004, Sanders worked as a pre-game commentator for CBS show "The NFL Today" for a short time.
Sanders frequently made guest appearances on ESPN, and briefly hosted a show called The New American Sportsman. Sanders currently works as a sports analyst on NFL Network, and on a number of the network's shows. Sanders has a segment called "Let's Go Primetime" on NFL Network.
Some of the facts of Deion Sanders are:
- Age: 51 years as of 2019
- Birthplace: Fort Myers, Florida, USA
- Star Sign: Leo
- Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
- Weight: 195 lb (88 kg)
- Net worth: $41 million
- Salary: $65,000 as a sports analyst
- Nickname: Primetime
- He appeared with his family on the NBC show Celebrity Family Feud on June 24, 2008
- Sanders published his autobiography, Power, Money & Sex: How Success Almost Ruined My Life in 1998
- He released a rap album called “Prime Time”
- Sanders is the only man to play in both a Super Bowl and a World Series