Deion Sanders Net Worth and Biography

Deion Sanders is a retired American professional football and baseball player who has a net worth of $41 million. He is one of the very few skilled athletes who succeeded in two very different sports leagues. His nicknames are ”Neon Deion” and ”Prime Time”.

Net Worth: $41 million
Birth Date:
Aug 9, 1967
Fort Myers, Florida, USA
Retired Football Player
Last Updated:
October 2019
Deion Sanders Net Worth

Deion Sanders Net Worth

Deion Sanders has a net worth of $41 million. His wealth comes mainly from playing in the National Football League (NFL) for 14 seasons.

He’s a retired athlete, but currently works as an NFL sports analyst for CBS Sports and NFL Network.

In February 2011, Deion listed two of his homes in the Dallas area for sale. One was listed for $7.5 million and the other for almost triple that ($21 million). The $21 million home is a 30,000 square feet mansion and has 8 bedrooms. Besides that, it has garage big enough for 10 cars, a movie theater, bowling alley, basketball court, twelve acre lake and a lot more. Currently he lives in Cedar Hill, Texas, along with his partner Tracey Edmonds, in a beautiful 600-square lakeside home there.

Sanders was the founder and head coach of the Prime Prep Academy Charter School. In January 2015, the school was closed after management determined it was financially insolvent.

He deserves his net worth. This is a man who played two professional sports, is a successful sports analyst and coaches football. Because of this he has quite the reputation. Talking about reputation, did you know that he once hit a home run in the MLB and scored a NFL touchdown in the same week. Read more below about his salary from his NFL career.

Deion Sanders Salary History

  • 1989-1993: Atlanta Falcons: $880 thousand per season
  • 1994: San Francisco 49ers: $1.25 million
  • 1995-1999: Dallas Coyboys: $7 million per season ($35m total)
  • 2000: Washington Redskins: $3.2 million
  • 2004-2005: Baltimore Ravens: $1.8 million per season
  • Total NFL salary: $44 million

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Deion Sanders Biography

Deion Sanders was born in Fort Myers, Florida on Aug 9, 1967. He has the American nationality and belongs to an African-American ethnic group. Sanders grew up together with his younger sister Tracy Knight.

He attended the North Fort Myers High School and was All-State selection in both football, baseball and basketball.

Later he also got selected to the Florida High School Association All-Century Team. This was already remarkable since that school chose the top-33 players in the 100-year history of Florida high school football.

If that wasn’t enough, he was also a talented baseball player. He was selected in the sixth round of the 1985 MLB Draft as a senior in high school.