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Deion Sanders Net Worth, Football Career, Baseball Career, Early Life And More

Deion Sanders is a former American professional football and baseball player He is one of the most talented players in history and is considered to be a gifted athlete who has an immense talent for both football and baseball. He has excelled in two professional sports and is one of the very few players to achieve this feat. He is the only player to have played in both the World Series and a Super Bowl.

Net Worth

Deion Sanders has a net worth of $40 million. He has played for both NFL and MLB and the combination of his salaries has helped him to achieve a massive net worth. Deion earned $60 million by signing a contract alone. He has also earned a massive amount of money from endorsements.

Early Life

Deion Luwynn Sanders Sr. was born on August 9, 1967, in Fort Myers, Florida. He attended North Fort Myers High School and was active in playing baseball and basketball during his school time. Deion was one of the top 33 players who made it to the list of the 100-year history of high school football in Florida.

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Football Career


Deion Sanders was nicknamed “Prime Time” and “Neon Deion,” because he was a professional player of different major sports leagues. Deion Sanders is a versatile athlete and has played football for Florida State University. He signed a contract with the Atlanta Falcons and played football with the team.  He also played with

  • Atlanta Falcons
  • The San Francisco 49ers
  • Dallas Cowboys
  • The Washington Redskins
  • Baltimore Ravens


Deion Sanders NFL Earnings
Season Team Salary
1989 Atlanta Falcons $880,000
1990 Atlanta Falcons $880,000
1991 Atlanta Falcons $880,000
1992 Atlanta Falcons $880,000
1993 Atlanta Falcons $880,000
1994 SF 49ers $1,250,000
1995 Dallas Cowboys $7,000,000
1996 Dallas Cowboys $7,000,000
1997 Dallas Cowboys $7,000,000
1998 Dallas Cowboys $7,000,000
1999 Dallas Cowboys $7,000,000
2000 Washington Redskins $3,200,000
2004 Baltimore Ravens $1,800,000
Total NFL Salary: $45,650,000



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Baseball Career

Sanders played professional baseball for nine years. He played with the Yankees but made his baseball debut on May 31, 1989. Deion has played baseball with a number of teams. He experienced success by playing with the Atlanta Braves. Things got a little messy for him as he got into fights on the field and on-camera. He has appeared in both Super Bowl and the World Series. He announced his retirement from baseball in 2001.


Deion Sanders Baseball Earnings
Season Team Salary
1991 Atlanta Braves $660,000
1992 Atlanta Braves $600,000
1993 Atlanta Braves $3,166,667
1994 Atlanta Braves $3,632,513
1995 Cincinnati Reds $3,666,667
1997 Cincinnati Reds $1,200,000
2000 Cincinnati Reds $300,000
Total: $13,225,847


Personal Life

Sanders got married to Carolyn Chambers in 1989. They were married till 1998 but got divorced later. They have two children together. He remarried Pilar Biggers-Sanders but they also broke up in 2013. Their divorce drew a lot of attention from the media. The former couple has three children. Sanders was in a relationship with Tracey Edmonds in 2012 and there are no updates about their relationship status in 2021.

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