Shannon Sharpe Biography
Shannon Sharpe is an eminent American sports analyst and former American football tight end of the National Football League (NFL). He played for the Baltimore Ravens and Denver Broncos. Sharpe has co-hosted Skip and Undisputed on Fox Sports 1 with Skip Bayless since 2016.
Previously, he served for CBS Sports on its NFL telecasts as an analyst. Sharpe is widely regarded as one of the greatest tight ends of all time. Additionally, on August 6, 2011, he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Sharpe was the first tight end to amass over 10,000 receiving yards. Shannon was named to the first team of the NFL 1990s All-Decade Team.
Shannon Sharpe Age
Shannon was born in Chicago, Illinois, United States, on June 26, 1968. He is 55 years old.
Shannon Sharpe Height
Sharpe stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches (Approx. 1.88 m).
Shannon Sharpe Education
Sharpe was an all-state player in three sports at Glennville High School. Later, He attended Savannah State where he played basketball and football, and also competed in field and track. In track, he competed in throwing and jumping events.
Shannon Sharpe Family
He was born and raised by his parents Pete Sharpe and Mary Alice Dixon in Chicago, Illinois. Sharpe is the younger brother of former NFL star wide receiver Sterling and also has a sibling called Sherra. Sharpe belongs to the black ethnicity and holds an American nationality.
Shannon Sharpe Wife
Her romantic life has not been as successful as his professional career. Shannon got engaged to a fitness instructor called Katy Keliner in 2006 but the wedding didn’t push through. He has three children namely Kayla, Kaley, and Kiari.
Shannon Sharpe’s Net Worth
Sharpe has an estimated net worth of $15 million.
Shannon Sharpe Career
Shannon alongside Bob Papa presently hosts Sirius NFL Radio’s Opening Drive morning program. Shannon also hosts a podcast called Club Shay Shay. The episode of Club Shay Shay was selected by the Apple Podcasts editorial team on their “Apple Podcasts Best of 2021” list featuring Bubba Wallace. After his retirement in 2003, Shannon became an NFL analyst for CBS. Sharpe was also a commentator for the CBS Sports pregame show The NFL Today, including the Subway Postgame Show and the Sprint Halftime Report.