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Deion Sanders is born on August 09, 1967, (
Deion Sanders Bio
Deion Sanders is a retired American professional football and baseball player who has a net worth of $40 million. He is considered one of the most gifted athletes of all time and one of the very few who excelled in two professional sports at the same time. He’s the only person in history to play in both a World Series and a Super Bowl.
Deion Luwynn Sanders Sr. was born on August 9, 1967, in Fort Myers, Florida. He was a letterman and all-state honoree in football, basketball, and baseball when he attended North Fort Myers High School. Deion was named to the Florida High School Association All-Century team in 1985, which consists of the top 33 players in the 100-year history of high school football in Florida. That same year, the Kansas City Royals selected him for the Major League Baseball draft, but he declined.
Between NFL and MLB salaries, Deion earned just under $60 million in contract money alone. That’s the same as around $93 million after adjusting for inflation. He also earned tens of millions more from endorsements.
Deion Sanders, who went by the nicknames “Prime Time” and “Neon Deion,” is one of a very few professional athletes who succeeded in two different major sports leagues. In fact, Deion Sanders is one of the most versatile athletes in sporting history. He played football for Florida State University and was recognized as a two-time All-American champion. Deion played basketball and ran track as well during his college years. During the fall semester of his senior year at Florida State, Sanders did not attend any classes or take any final exams, but he was allowed to play in the Sugar Bowl. This forced the school Legislature to create “the Deion Sanders rule,” which states that an athlete at any state school could not participate in a bowl game without successfully completing the previous semester.
He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons and played football primarily as a cornerback. He played for the Atlanta Falcons, the San Francisco 49ers, the Dallas Cowboys, the Washington Redskins (his heftiest contract at $56 million and 7 years), and the Baltimore Ravens, playing multiple positions such as cornerback, but also occasionally as a wide receiver, kick returner, and punt returner. Deion played 14 seasons with the NFL and won two Super Bowl Titles, XXIX with the 49ers and XXX with the Cowboys. He also played in nine pro-bowls and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2011.
|Full Name||Deion Sanders|
|Profession||Baseball player, American football player, Commentator, Athlete, Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor|
|Nationality||United States of America|
|Birth date||August 9, 1967|
|Birth Week day||Wednesday|
Although he was an elite football player, his time on the baseball diamond was difficult. His personality clashed with the game’s more conservative approach, and he was often getting in fights on the field and on-camera. He made one World Series appearance with the Braves in 1992 (which was his best year for both sports) and was the only individual to ever appear in both a Super Bowl and a World Series. He retired from baseball in 2001.
Sanders played professional baseball part-time for nine years. He signed with the Yankees in July 1988 but left to attend NFL training camp instead. He made his major league baseball debut on May 31, 1989. Three days after inking a $4.4 million deal, Dion ran his first punt for a score, making him the only athlete ever to both score a touchdown and hit a home run in the same week. Over his near-decade of playing, Deion played on a number of teams; he played first with the New York Yankees until he was released after just one season. He experienced a bit more success with the Atlanta Braves, then went on to play with the Cincinnati Reds in 1997, and later with the San Francisco Giants.
In 1995, after his first Super Bowl win, he hosted Saturday Night Live. Also in 1995, Sanders became the spokesman of Sega Sports video games. In 2002, he hosted the Miss USA pageant. He starred on reality show Deion & Pilar: Prime Time Love in 2008 as it centered around them and their five children when they lived in Prosper, Texas. That same year, Sanders competed against Bruce (now Caitlyn) and Kris Jenner, Kim, Kourtney, and Khloe Kardashian on Celebrity Family Feud.
During his career, Deion appeared in many commercials for dozens of major brands like Nike, Pepsi, Burger King, American Express and Pizza Hut. In 1989, Sanders released his autobiography: “Power, Money, & Sex: How Success Almost Ruined My Life.” He also released a rap album called “Prime Time” in 1994 on Bust It Records, MC Hammer’s label, and appeared in Hammer’s “Too Legit to Quit” music video. Sanders made several cameo appearances in television shows and movies.
Deion Sanders Net Worth $40 Million
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|Source of Income||Baseball player|
|Business||Attached with few Business|
|House||Living in Own House in United States of America|
Deion Sanders Measurements
|Height||6 ft (1.85 m)|
|Weight||Not Available Now|
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