Shannon Sharpe Biography

( 1968 - )
March 10, 2019
First published on:January 14, 2019
by John Max

Facts of Shannon Sharpe

Date of Birth: 1968, June 26
Age: 51 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Birth Name Shannon Sharpe
Famous Name Shannon Sharpe
Father Pete Sharpe
Mother Mary Alice Dixon
Nationality American
Ethnicity Afro-American
Birth Place Chicago, Illinois
Currently Working For Sirius NFL Radio
Salary $50,000 dollars
Net Worth $12 million dollars
Weight in KG 103
Girlfriend Katy Kellner
Profession former NFL player and analyst
Started career as football player
Famous for football
Awards Super Bowl champion, Pro Bowl
School attended Glennville High School
University attended Savannah State
Full Name Shannon Sharpe
Horoscope Cancer
Birth Date June 26, 1968
Siblings Sterling Sharpe
School Location GA
Career Earnings $12 million dollars
No. of Twitter Followers 729k
No. of Instagram Followers 871k
Height 6 feet 2 inches
Weight 103 kg
Show Skip and Shannon: Undisputed
Coworker Skip Bayless
No. of Siblings 1
Coworker Salary $50,000 dollars
Radio Show Opening Drive

Shannon Sharpe is a former American football tight end who played for the Denver Broncos and Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). He also worked as a former analyst for CBS Sports on its NFL telecasts. Currently, he works as a TV presenter who co-hosts Skip and Shannon: Undisputed with Skip Bayless.


As a co-host of Skip and Shannon: Undisputed, Shannon Sharpe reportedly earns around $50,000 as his yearly salary. Further, Shannon Sharpe has an estimated net worth of over $12 million.

Shannon Sharpe's Salary and Net Worth

As of 2019, Shannon Sharpe has an estimated net worth of over $12 million dollars. Further, he has an average salary of $50,000 annually, working as a co-host for the program "Skip and Shannon: Undisputed" along with Skip Bayless.

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Shannon Sharpe so far has made earnings of $12 million dollars from his entire NFL career.

Other than being a former NFL Star, Shannon Sharpe is pretty famous in social media. He has 871k Instagram followers and 729k Twitter followers.

Shannon Sharpe's Personal Life

Shannon Sharpe has been in a relationship with his girlfriend, Katy Kellner, a fitness instructor. Various reports, as well as her Twitter bio, which says “fiancé to #84,” Sharpe’s old jersey number, suggest that the couple was engaged. The couple dated during 2017 and was open about their love affair with the media. However, the couple has separated and Katy is now pregnant with her current partner, Marlon

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Shannon, who had a crush on Nichole Murphy, got an opportunity to share the screens with her. After the two were seen together in a show, fans started criticizing him. She was often mentioned in his social media and finally got a chance to meet in the workout classes. However, he has not clarified his status with Katy yet.

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Shannon has three children. The kids are grown up, but Shannon hasn't revealed the details of their mother. At the age of 50, it seems that he is still looking for a wife to share his life forever.

Facts and stats of Shannon Sharpe

Shannon Sharpe was not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual. The former NFL star is 6 feet 2 inches in height and weighs around 103 kg.

Shannon Sharpe's Early Life

Shannon Sharpe was born on June 26, 1968, in Chicago, Illinois to parents, Pete Sharpe and Mary Alice Dixon. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to the Afro-American ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Cancer. He grew up along with his brother, Sterling Sharpe.

Shannon Sharpe attended Glennville High School in GA where he played for his high school football team. After completing high school, Shannon Sharpe enrolled at Savannah State and played for the University's football team.

Shannon Sharpe's Professional Life

Sharpe was drafted in the 7th round of the 1990 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos, 192nd overall and remained with Denver until 1999. He went on to win two championship rings in Super Bowl XXXII and Super Bowl XXXIII in the process.

After a two-year stint with the Baltimore Ravens, where he won another championship ring in Super Bowl XXXV, he returned back to the Broncos. He played there until 2003 and retired to become an NFL analyst for CBS.

CAPTION: Shannon Sharpe playing for the Denver Broncos SOURCE:

After his retirement from professional football, Sharpe became a commentator for the CBS Sports pregame show The NFL Today, including the Sprint Halftime Report and the Subway Postgame Show. On February 6, 2011, Shannon Sharpe was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. In 2013, he became a columnist and spokesperson for FitnessRX For Men magazine and appeared on their September 2013 cover.

CAPTION: Shannon Sharpe working as an analyst for CBS SOURCE: Jocks And Stiletto Jill

Sharpe currently hosts Sirius NFL Radio's Opening Drive morning program, alongside Bob Papa, and also joined Skip Bayless in FS1's new debate show Skip and Shannon: Undisputed which premiered on September 6, 2016.


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