Deion Sanders
Deion Sanders

Deion Sanders is a retired black football & baseball player known for his time with National Football League.

Quick Biography

Deion Luwynn Sanders Sr. Was born on 9 August 1967. He is known by nicknames like Prime Time & Neon Deion.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Deion Luwynn Sanders Sr
Age: 54 years old
Birth Date: 9 August 1967
Birth Place: Fort Myers, Florida, United States
Nationality: American
Religion: Christianity
Parents: Mims Sanders & Connie Knight
Spouse: Pilar Sanders (m. 1999–2013), Carolyn Chambers (m. 1989–1998)
Children: Shedeur Sanders, Shilo Sanders, Deion Sanders Jr., Deiondra Sanders, Shelomi Sanders
Height: 1.83 m
Weight: 90 kg
Profession: Football & Baseball Player
Net Worth in 2022: $45 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Deion Sanders is 54 years old. The height of the player is 1.83 m and weight is 90 kg. Deion is still fit at the age of 52. He regularly turns at the gym to stay fit.

Education, School/College University

Deion Sanders studied at North Fort Myers High School in North at North Fort Myers. He is a letterman and All-State honouree in Football, Basketball & Baseball.  The player takes admission to Florida State University. There he played for Florida State Seminoles: Football, Baseball & Track.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

Deion Sanders was born to Mims Sanders & Connie Knight. Deion’s mother later married Willie Knight. The sister of the player is Tracy Knight. The nationality of Sanders is American. The player belongs to African-Americans. He believes in Christianity. The player did not share his political views with anyone.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Deion Sanders With Partner Tracey Edmonds
Deion Sanders With Partner Tracey Edmonds

The player did his first married to Carolyn Chambers. He married Carolyn twice in 1989 & 1998. The couple has two children. In 1999, he married to Pilar Bigger-Sanders. He has three children with Pilar Bigger-Sanders. In 2013, the player ended his marriage with Pilar Biggers-Sanders.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Divorced, in relation
When did he get married? (married date): 14 September 1989
Does he have any relationship affair? Tracey Edmonds (2012–)
Is Deion Sanders Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Pilar Sanders, Carolyn Chambers
Kids: Shedeur Sanders, Shilo Sanders, Deion Sanders Jr., Deiondra Sanders, Shelomi Sanders

Professional Life and Career

Deion Sanders played more than 641 games with four teams in his baseball career. Deion played part-time baseball for more than nine years old. The player transferred to Kansas City Royals in 1985 sixth draft round. Deion did not sign the deal with Kansas City Royals.

In 1988, Major League Baseball Draft, he was selected by New York Yankees in the 30th round. The player signed a deal with the team on 2 June. Sanders started his career with Albany-Colonie Yankees of the Class AA Eastern League. He leaves the team to attend the NFL training camp. On 31 May 1989, the player made his major league baseball debut. In the 1990 season, he made Yankees Opening Day Roster.

The player gets involved in a controversy with Chicago White Sox catcher Carlton Fisk.  The player asks for $1 million salaries in the 1991 season. He ends the season with 158 batting average and three home runs in 57 games.

The player signed a deal with Atlanta Braves for the 1991 MLB Season. He hit three-run home against the Pittsburgh Pirates. In 1992 season, he hit .303 for the team and stole 26 bases. Deion leaves the baseball for three years. In 2001, the player returned to the Reds, but he did not play well.

Sanders was released from the team because of his poor performance. He signed a deal with the Syracuse Chiefs, the Toronto Blue Jays triple-A Affiliate. The player retired from a professional baseball game and hit a solo home run in his final match.

In the 1989 NFL Draft, he selected by the Atlanta Falcons. He played for Atlanta Falcons until 1993. He played in a Falcons game in Miami. During his time with falcons, he scored ten touchdowns. Deion Sanders signed to deal with San Francisco 49years. After some time, the player released by Cowboys.

He signed a deal with Washington Redskins for $65 million for a 7-year contract. Deion Sander inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee in his first year of eligibility, whereas in 2011, he inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Awards & Nominations

Deion Sander is a very talented player won several awards for his performance in Baseball and Football. In 1994, he won NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award. The player was ranked #8 in the list of 100 Greatest College Football Players of All-Time by College Football News.

Deion Sanders Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2022

Deion Sanders Net Worth
Deion Sanders Net Worth

As of May 2022, The net worth of Deion Sanders is $45 million. He received $65,000 yearly salary from NFL Network & CBS Sports. Sanders’s major source of income is from NFL career & reporting career with Television shows.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Deion Sanders did not involve any controversy or rumors.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc.

Deion Sanders Facebook page has around 491,377 fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 1.1m followers. On Deion Sanders Instagram account, he has around 1.1m followers. The player did not have any YouTube Channel.

Sander is a multi-talented person who also tries his career in music as a rapper. He also released his debut album, Prime Time.


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