Former American football and baseball player, Deion Sanders is currently famous as an analyst for CBS Sports and the NFL Network. As a footballer, he played as a cornerback, kick returner, punt returner, and occasionally wide receiver.
Deion Sanders' Early Life and Education
Deion Sanders was born Deion Luwynn Sanders, Sr. on August 9, 1967, and is 51 years old as of early 2019. He was born in Fort Myers, Florida, the United States of America to parents of diverse descent.
Deino received his primary education from North Fort Myers High School, Florida. He also studied at Florida State University. He is of American nationality and is of black ethnicity.
Deion Sanders' Career
While Deion Sanders' was studying at Florida State University, he played three sports: football, baseball, and track. He also became conference championship when he was in his freshman year. He was drafted by Kansas City Royals, but he didn't sign them rather he signed New York Yankees on 22nd of June 1988.
Deion also began his professional football career in the same year. He started his baseball career when he also ran a 4.21-second 40-yard dash which is just second behind the combined history of Bo Jackson.
Besides being active in a sports career, he is also involved in a musical career as a rapper. He was also featured in Tiny House Nation.
Deion Sanders' Net Worth and Earnings
As of early 2019, Deion Sanders' net worth is said to be around $40 million. Deion's salary was in six digits in his past days. He earned a salary of $880,000 from Atlanta Falcons in 1990, 1991, 1992, and 1993.
In 1994, his salary was $1,250,000 per season from the San Francisco 49ers. In the following year, his salary from the Dallas Cowboys was around $7,000,000. In 2005, his salary from the Baltimore Ravens was $1,800,000.
Deion Sanders' Personal Life
While talking about Deion Sanders' personal life and relationships, he is married twice and divorced twice. In 1989, Deion got married to Carolyn Chambers. Together they welcomed two children. They dissolved their married life in 1998.
However, within a year, he got married for the second time with Pilar Sanders. Pilar Sanders is an actress and as a married couple, they welcomed three children together. They finalized their divorce in 2013.
After being divorced twice, he is currently enjoying live-in-relationship with Tracey Edmonds since 2012.