Net worth of Deion Sanders, wife Tracey Edmonds, son, hair

Who is Deion Sanders?

Deion Luwynn Sanders Sr. was born in Fort Myers, Florida, United States on August 9, 1967. His zodiac sign is Leo and he holds American citizenship. He is an athlete, football and baseball coach, and sports analyst, who might be best known for having played for 14 years in the National Football League (NFL).

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Early life and education

Deion grew up in Fort Myers and became interested in sports while attending elementary school. He got serious about an athletic career while attending North Fort Myers High School, where he played baseball, basketball, and football for his school’s team, excelling in both American football and baseball.

When he signed up in 1985, Deion was chosen for the Florida High School Association’s All-Century Team made up of 33 high school footballers who proved to be the best over the past 100 years. After graduating, he was invited to play baseball for the Kansas City Royals but declined their offer.

He then attended Florida State University, playing football and baseball for them while doing track. Focusing primarily on football, he was selected as an All-American cornerback in 1987 and 1988, the latter of which also saw him win the Jim Thorpe Award and he graduated the same year.

Deion also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration which he graduated from Talladega College in 2020.

baseball career

He became a professional baseball player when he signed with the New York Yankees competing in Major League Baseball (MLB) on June 22, 1988, but began playing in the 1989 season. After just one season, he left the Yankees and signed a contract with the Atlanta Braves, however, due to issues with his contract, he only played for them one day.

Once everything was settled, Deion continued to play for the Braves until 1996 when he moved to play for the Cincinnati Reds, staying with them for a year before leaving baseball for three years. In 2001, he joined the Reds, but was fired after playing 29 games. He joined the Chiefs from Syracuse but soon had to leave when a lawyer discovered he was still involved in the Reds contract. Deion left the Chiefs and returned to the Reds, but soon after announced he was retiring from baseball.

In 1989, he was selected by the Atlanta Falcons and stayed with them for four years before signing a contract with the San Francisco 49ers, and had one of the best seasons of his career that made several football teams the want, including the New Orleans Saints. , Miami Dolphins and Philadelphia Eagles – Deion eventually picked the Dallas Cowboys and signed a seven-year contract worth $35 million with a $12.999 million signing bonus. He continued to play for them until June 2, 2000, then signed a contract with the Washington Redskins. He decided to retire in July 2001, but returned to football in 2004 and signed a contract with the Baltimore Raven, only played one season for them, all 16 games, then in January 2006 Deion officially retired.

Other companies

In January 1995, Deion became spokesperson for Sega Sports. He hosted a single episode of the talk show “Saturday Night Live” which aired on February 18 of that year, and subsequently appeared in numerous commercials for brands and companies such as Nike, Burger King and American Express, then launched a career as a rapper with the release of his debut album “Prime Time”.

In 2004, he became a pre-game commentator for the sports program “The NFL Today”, and today works as an analyst, appearing on several NFL Network shows such as “NFL GameDay” and “Thursday Night Football”. .

Deion Sander

He was the star of the show ‘Deion & Pillar: Prime Time Love’ which follows the lives of Deion, his ex-wife Pillar and their five children – the family also appeared on the game show ‘Celebrity Family Feud’ . 2014 saw him appear in a single episode of the survival skills series “Running Wild with Bear Grylls”, and in 2015 he could have been seen competing in a single episode of the musical reality series ” Lip Sync Battle”, against Justin Bieber – Deion won!

Deion is also an assistant coach, having started working for the Dallas Fury in January 2004, a professional women’s basketball team. In April 2006, he bought Arena Football League team the Austin Wranglers.

In 2015, Deion became the head coach of Triple A Academy and transferred to Trinity Christian-Cedar Hill High School in August 2017.

He is also a writer and his autobiography “Power, Money & Sex: How Success Almost Ruined My Life” was published in 1998.

Wife Tracey Edmonds and sons

Deion has been married twice; his first wife was Carolyn Chambers. The two were introduced by a mutual friend at a house party, they married in 1989 and Carolyn gave birth to their two children before divorcing in 1998 for unknown reasons.

In 1999 Deion started dating Pilar Biggers-Sanders and she gave birth to their three children. Deion filed for divorce on September 22, 2011 and on March 12, 2013 the court gave Deion custody of their two sons and Pilar custody of their daughter, however, only a week later Deion was also awarded custody of their daughter.

As Pilar accused Deion of abuse, he filed a lawsuit against her – character defamation – which he won in 2015, however, an appeal was accepted and the case was eventually won by Pilar.

Since 2012, Deion has been in a relationship with Tracey Edmonds and there are many people who believe that she is his wife, however, it seems that they have decided not to exchange vows – Tracey is an American businesswoman , a television personality and producer, who might be best known as the CEO of Edmonds Entertainment Group Inc.

Deion’s son, Deion Sander Jr. is also a football player and today plays for the SMU Mustangs.

Hobbies and other interests

Deion is still physically very active and has several gym workouts every week while he also follows a strict diet hence his muscular body.

He loves to travel, and his career has taken him all over the United States while he has also visited many European countries, as well as Asia and Africa.

Deion is a dedicated Christian who goes to church at least once a week, and his Instagram account is filled with photos of religious quotes that mention the Lord.

In his spare time, Deion likes to watch movies, and his favorite actors and actresses are Leonardo DiCaprio, Bruce Willis and Emma Watson, while some of his favorite movies are “Inception”, “Catch Me If You Can” and ” Pulp Fiction”. ”.

Age, hair and net worth

Deion’s age is 53 years old. He is bald, has brown eyes and his height is 6 feet 1 inches (1.85 m) while he weighs around 200 pounds (90 kg).

As of November 2020, his net worth is estimated to be over $40 million.

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