Deion Luwynn Sanders
Net Worth: $41 million
Source of Wealth: Sports, endorsements
Born: August 9, 1967. Fort Myers, Florida
College: Florida State University
Sanders earned his wealth mainly by playing football in the NFL from 1989 to 2005. He played corner back with the Atlanta Falcons, San Francisco 49ers, Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins and Baltimore Ravens. He also played baseball in the MLB with the New York Yankees, Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds, San Francisco Giants and Cincinnati Reds.
How much money does Deion Sanders make?
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1989 – Signed a four-year, $4.4 million contract with the Atlanta Falcons.
1994 – Signed a one-year, $1.2 million contract with the San Francisco 49ers.
1995 – Signed a seven-year, $35 million deal (with a $13-million signing bonus) with the Dallas Cowboys.
2000 – Signed a seven-year, $56 million contract with the Washington Redskin.
Paid endorsements and sponsors
Sanders signed endorsement deals with Nike, Pepsi, Visa, DirecTV, Century 21, Pizza Hut and Sega, among others. He also made six-figures plus with his book, Power, Money and Sex: How Success Almost Ruined My Life.
After retiring from football, Sanders worked as a NFL TV analyst for CBS’ The NFL Today and NFL Network.
Sanders also starred in his own reality show called Deion & Pilar: Prime Time Love.