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Is Michael Strahan Gay? Girlfriend/Wife, Kids.

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Michael Strahan is a former American footballer, journalist, and TV personality. He was a defense for ‘The New York Giants,’ in NFL for 15 years. Moreover, he is a football analyst and hosts different shows on Fox and ABC like ‘NFL Sunday,’ ‘Good Morning America,’ and ‘Strahan, Sara, and Keke.’

Furthermore, the hall of fame footballer has earned lots of recognition in his 15 years long sports career and current TV career. He has made fans worldwide who want to see the insides of his relationship. There were also rumors about his sexuality. So, is Michael Strahan Gay? Does he have a wife or dating a girlfriend? We look into it in the article below.

Michael Strahan Biography

Michael Strahan took birth in Houston, Texas, on November 21, 1971. He was born as the youngest of the six children of Gene Willie Strahan and Louise Strahan. Michael’s father, Gene Willie, is a retired Army personnel, while his mother is a former basketball coach. Moreover, he is a nephew of Art Strahan, a former NFL defense.

Michael attended West Bury High School for high school education, where he played football in his senior year. Later, he got a scholarship from Texas Southern University and played with their team ‘Texas Southern Tigers.’ It was right there a future NFL defense was born. He had an impressive track record with his college and won several awards for being the best defensive player.

In 1993, New York Giants drafted him into NFL. However, due to multiple injuries, he could not perform right away. But in the 1997 pro bowl season, he racked up 14 sacks and made his way up to the All-Pro team. Since then, Michael did not have to look back. He won the 2007 super bowl with the team and retired from professional football in 2008.

Michael Strahan Girlfriend/ Wife

The former defensive back, Michael Strahan, has been engaged three times, married two times, and had multiple relationships in the past.

In 1992, he married his first wife, Wanda Hutchins, owner of a home décor company, ‘Wanda Hutchins Designs.’ They stayed in a relationship for four years and had two beautiful kids, daughter Tanita and son Michael Anthony Jr. In 1996, after four years of marriage, the couple chose to walk separate paths. Neither of the Strahan couples has leaked out the reason for their fallout.

 Michael Strahan and his ex-wife, Wanda Hutchins
Michael Strahan and his ex-wife, Wanda Hutchins

After three years of divorce from his former wife Wanda, Michael married Jean Muggli in 1996. But again, the relation did not hold for more than seven years. In 2006, they legally divorced, and Jean took $15 million as settlement for divorce. Also, this time, Michael’s second wife accused him of being gay.

Later in 2009, Michael again got engaged with an actress, Nicole Mitchelle. However, like all of his previous relationships, this one did not work out either. They called off their relationship in 2014. As per sources, Nicole found proof of Michael cheating on her and thus, broke up with him.

Apart from all of his above-mentioned official relationships, Michael was also involved with his girlfriend, Marianna Hewitt, a podcaster, in 2014. In the same year, he dated another girlfriend, a motivational speaker, Stefani Vara. Besides, Michal appears on multiple occasions with a cocktail waitress, Kayla Quick. And there are rumors around that the former footballer is still seeing her.

Michael Strahan and his ex-girlfriend, Jean Muggli
Michael Strahan and his ex-girlfriend, Jean Muggli

Michael Strahan Gay Rumors

From the above-mentioned relationship details of Michael Strahan, it is clear as a day that Michael is not gay. The rumors about his sexuality were all fake. He had several romantic relationships in the past, and all of them came with the opposite sex. Thus, Michael Strahan is as straight as it comes.


Michael Strahan has a total of four kids. He had a daughter, Tanita, and son Michael Jr, from his first wife, Wanda Hutchins. Later with his second wife, Michael is the father to two gorgeous twin daughters, Isabella and Sophia.

Michael Strahan and his children
Michael Strahan and his children

Net Worth

In 2021, the former New York Giants’ footballer Michael Strahan is worth $65 million. He made most of his wealth playing with the Giants for 15 years. Moreover, his TV career also contributes to his increasing net worth.

Michael Strahan Gay facts