Shannon Sharpe Bio | Wiki
Shannon Sharpe is an American sports analyst and former American football tight end of the National Football League (NFL). He played for the Denver Broncos and Baltimore Ravens. Shannon has co-hosted Skip and Shannon: Undisputed on Fox Sports 1 with Skip Bayless since 2016.
Previously, he served as an analyst for CBS Sports on its NFL telecasts. Shannon is widely regarded as one of the greatest tight ends of all time. Additionally, he became inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on August 6, 2011. Shannon was the first tight end to amass over 10,000 receiving yards. He was named to the first team of the NFL 1990s All-Decade Team.
Shannon Sharpe Age
Shannon was born on June 26, 1968, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. He is 53 years old.
Shannon Sharpe Height
He is a man of above-average stature and stands at a height of 6 ft 2 in (Approx. 1.88 m).
Shannon Sharpe Family
He was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois by his parents Pete Sharpe and Mary Alice Dixon. Shannon is the younger brother of former NFL star wide receiver Sterling. He also has a sibling named Sherra. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the black ethnicity.
Shannon Sharpe Wife
Shannon’s romantic life has not been successful as his professional career. He was engaged to fitness instructor Katy Keliner in 2006 but the wedding didn’t push through. Shannon has three children, two daughters, and a son Kaley, Kayla, and Kiari.
Shannon Sharpe Education
He was an all-state player in three sports at Glennville High School. Later, Shannon attended Savannah State where he played football and basketball, and also competed in track and field. In track, he competed in jumping and throwing events.
Shannon Sharpe NFL | Broncos
Shannon was selected in the 7th round with the 192nd pick by the Denver Broncos. After two mediocre seasons as a receiver in which he caught just 29 passes, Denver converted him to a tight end. This quickly paid off, as he caught 53 passes in his third season. Shannon remained with Denver until 1999, winning two championship rings at Super Bowl XXXII and Super Bowl XXXIII in the process.
After the 1997 season championship, he appeared on General Mills’ Wheaties boxes with four other Broncos. After a two-year stint with the Baltimore Ravens, where Shannon won another championship ring at Super Bowl XXXV, he returned to the Broncos. He played there until 2003 and retired to become an NFL analyst for CBS.
Shannon Sharpe Skip and Shannon | Lebron
He joined Skip Bayless in FS1’s sports debate show Skip and Shannon: Undisputed which premiered on September 6, 2016. Shannon is known for his defense of LeBron James and criticism of Tom Brady and the Dallas Cowboys on the show.
He is also notably a huge supporter of NBA player LeBron James, referring to him as the greatest basketball player in NBA history.
Shannon Sharpe CBS
Shannon currently hosts Sirius NFL Radio’s Opening Drive morning program, alongside Bob Papa. He also hosts a podcast called Club Shay Shay. The episode of Club Shay Shay featuring Bubba Wallace was selected by the Apple Podcasts editorial team on their “Apple Podcasts Best of 2021” list. After his retirement in 2003, he became e an NFL analyst for CBS. He was also a commentator for the CBS Sports pregame show The NFL Today, including the Sprint Halftime Report and the Subway Postgame Show.
Shannon Sharpe Brother
Shannon is the younger brother of American football wide receiver and analyst for the NFL Network Sterling Sharpe. Sterling played from 1988 to 1994 with the Green Bay Packers in a career shortened by a neck injury.
Shannon Sharpe Net Worth
He earns his wealth from his career, therefore, he has amassed a fortune over the years. Shannon’s estimated net worth is $14 million.