Deion Luywnn Sanders Sr. known as “Primetime” is an American athlete who played baseball and football at the professional level. He is the only athlete to play in both the baseball Super Bowl and the football World Series during the same period. He is regarded as one of the most electrifying athletes around the world. Here is a quick summary of Deion Sanders’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Deion Sanders Early Life
The super athlete Deion was born on August 9, 1967, in Fort Myers, Florida. His father was Mims Sanders and mother Connie Knight. Sanders began his school life at North Fort Myers High School in North Fort Myers where he started playing baseball, basketball, and football. He was selected in top 33 players in the Florida High School Association All-Century Team in 1985. After enrolling his name at Florida State University, he started playing football, baseball, and track for the Florida State Seminoles. After his retirement from sports, he started working as a sports analyst in TV channels.
He married to Carolyn Chambers, and the couple had two children. After separation with his first wife, Sanders married to Pilar Biggers with whom he has three children. He is in a relationship with the American businesswoman Tracey Elaine Edmonds after splitting with his second wife. In 1998 he published his autobiography named Power, Money, & Sex: How Success Almost Ruined My Life.
Deion Sanders Career, Awards & Achievement
Sanders a signed contract with the New York Yankees where his professional baseball career started in 1989. At the same time, he started his professional football career with the NFL team, the Atlanta Falcons.
He played in left fielder or central fielder position in baseball. In his 12 years, long baseball career has played for the teams like Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds, San Francisco Giants and Cincinnati Reds.
Sanders has played football for 15 years in different American professional football clubs including San Francisco 49ers, Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins and Baltimore Ravens.
After his retirement from professional sports, he started working in TV channels like CBS Sports and the NFL Network as a sports analyst. In 2002, he founded the Prime Prep Academy charter school. Besides being a sportsman, he is also a musician. He had released two music albums, Prime Time and The Encore Remix.
Awards & Achievements:
Sanders has the record to play an NFL football game and in a Major League Baseball game on the same day. He won two Super Bowl baseball championships. He has been honored with many titles including 100 Great Athletes of the Century, Pro Football Hall of Fame, Florida Sports Hall of Fame, Atlanta Falcons Ring of Honor, etc. He was the winner of the prestigious college football award Jim Thorpe Award in his college days.
Net Worth of Deion Sanders
Sanders has an estimated net worth of $40 million. Most of his earnings come from professional sports career contracts, endorsement deals and appearing in TV commercials. He had contracts with leading brands like Nike, Pizza Hut, and American Express. His earning from NFL network is about $2 million per year.
He is the owner of a 29,000-square-foot mansion worth $12.7 million in Prosper, Texas. He also had a house in Dallas worth $7.5 million.
He has a number of luxurious cars like Lamborghini, BMW, Cadillac, Tesla, etc. in his garage.
Deion Sanders is one of the most talented athletes all over the globe. He has proved his smartness in different sports. Apart from being a successful sportsperson, he is also a dedicated father of five children. His success is the combination of his talent, hard work, and dedication. But he admitted that lots of fame once pushed him into a bad lifestyle.