Sterling Sharpe Net Worth 2022 – Income, Salary, Career, Bio

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Sterling Sharpe Net Worth:

Sterling Sharpe has an estimated net worth of $12 Million as of 2022. He is a former American Football Wide Receiver and the older brother of Pro Football Hall of Fame tight end Shannon Sharpe.

He played in the National Football League for the Green Bay Packers from 1998 to 1994 in a career shortened by a neck injury. He has also played college football for the University of South Carolina and currently works as an Analyst for NFL Network.

Net Worth 2022:

NameSterling Sharpe
Net Worth (in Dollars)$12 million
Monthly Income$1 million +
Income SourceMatch fees, Brand Endorsement

Early Life:

 On April 6, 1965, Sterling Sharpe was born in Chicago, Illinois. While growing up, He lived with his grandparents and siblings, including his younger brother Shannon Sharpe in Glenville, Georgia. He graduated from Glennville High School, playing running back, quarterback, and linebacker, and was a member of the track and basketball teams.

As a wide receiver at the University of South Carolina, he set records with 169 career receptions and 2,497 receiving yards, and a since-broken record of 17 career touchdowns. Sterling has also set the school record for single-season receiving touchdowns with 11. 

Sterling Sharpe’s Jersey No. 2 was retired by South Carolina at the end of the regular season of 1987, making him the second Gamecock to receive this Honour while still playing.  

William Tank Black, his college Coach, and Mentor left the Gamecocks to become a player-manager and represented Sterling Sharpe throughout his professional career.

Sterling Sharpe entered into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2014.


Nick NameSterlo
Real NameSterling Sharpe
Date of Birth57 Years Old
Birth PlaceChicago, Illinois, USA
Zodiac SignAries
ProfessionFootball Player
EducationGraduated from the University of South Carolina
Height6 feet 0 inches or 1.83 meters
Weight93 kg or 207 lbs
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
FatherPete Sharpe
MotherMary Alice Dixon
BrotherLibby Sharpe, Shannon Sharpe
Marital StatusUnmarried
Net Worth$12 million (approx.)
Last UpdatedSeptember 2022

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Sterling Sharpe entered the NFL Draft in 1988 and got selected by The Green Bay Packers. During his rookie season, he successfully caught 55 passes in all 16 games and led the league with 90 receptions in his sophomore year. In doing so, He broke the record set by Don Hutson in 1945. He has also known as a Tough receiver due to his strong hands, who was willing to go over the middle to make difficult catches.

In 1992, Sterling Sharpe and Brett Favre, the new quarterback, teamed up to become one of the top passing tandems in the league. In the final game of that season, both of them hooked up for Sterling’s 107th reception of the season, which broke the NFL’s single-season receptions records, set by Art Monk in 1984. In that season, Sterling became one of only seven players in NFL history to win the outright Triple Crown at the receiver position.

In the 1993 season, Sterling made 112 receptions and broke his record. The following year, he made 1837 receptions which was the highest at that time.

Unfortunately, his career as a wide receiver was cut down due to a neck injury. During his career, he made it five times to the Pro Bowl, appeared in 112 games for the Green Bay Packers, made 65 touchdowns, and with an average receiving rate of 13.7. even with all his success, he stated that his performance could have been much better.

Sterling Sharpe Net Worth

Sterling also had a toe injury, but he recovered successfully. However, he had major setbacks in his career due to a neck injury only, making him retire at just 29.

After his retirement, Sterling Sharpe was appointed as an analyst by NFL Network, where he analyzes games for NFL GameDay and NFL Prime Monday.

Apart from that, he also has worked as a broadcaster for ESPN.

Personal Life:

When it comes to his personal life, Sterling Sharpe is very private. Acc. to the Reports, He is currently single.

However, he does have a daughter named Sommer Sharpe and a brother named Shannon Sharpe. His brother is a football tight end and is Hall of Fame.


  • 3 times First-team All-Pro
  • 5 times Pro Bowl
  • 3 times NFL Receptions Leader
  • 2 times NFL Receiving Touchdowns Leader
  • NFL Receiving Yards Leader
  • Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame
  • South Carolina Gamecocks No. 2

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People Also Ask FAQs:

What is the net worth of Sterling Sharpe?

Sterling Sharpe has a net worth of around $12 million.

What is the age of Sterling Sharpe?

Sterling Sharpe was born on April 6, 1965 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. He was 28 years old, as of 2022.

What is the height and weight of Sterling Sharpe?

Sterling Sharpe’s height is 5ft 11inch or (180.5cm), and he weighs around 95kg or (209.5lbs).

That was all about Sterling Sharpe’s biography.

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