Deion Sanders’ net worth in 2023

Deion “Prime Time” Sanders is a retired professional football and baseball player. He recently served as the head coach for the Jackson State University football team and just got hired to coach at Colorado.

 For this piece, let’s take a closer look at Deion Sanders’ net worth in 2022.

Deion Sanders’ net worth in 2022 is $45 million. This is according to outlets such as Celebrity Net Worth.

Deion Sanders was born in Fort Myers, Florida. He studied at North Fort Myers High School. In high school, Sanders played various sports such as football,

basketball, and baseball. After graduating high school, Sanders was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 1985 Major League Baseball Draft.

But instead of signing with the team, Sanders went on to attend Florida State University. Similar to his high school days, he played various sports.

As a gifted athlete, Sanders shined in three sports. For track, Sanders led the track team to its 10th conference championship.

On the other hand, as an outfielder for the baseball team, Sanders led the Seminoles to a fifth-place finish.

In terms of football, Sanders stood out. After four years in Florida State, Sanders earned All-American honors twice and the Jim Thorpe Award.

More often than not, athletes choose to play one professional sport. However, Sanders was different as he played two professional sports simultaneously.

Although he initially didn’t sign with the Royals, Sanders got drafted again in the 1988 Major League Baseball Draft. He was picked in the 30th round by the New York Yankees.

Shortly after, Sanders signed a one-year deal with the Yankees that paid him $60,000 for the summer. His deal also contained a $1 million insurance policy in case he sustained an injury.

Speaking of football, Sanders viewed the sport as his “job” while baseball was his “hobby.” In the 1989 NFL Draft, Sanders was drafted as the fifth overall pick by the Atlanta Falcons.

 Although the Falcons initially offered him a deal worth $400,000, the multi-sport athlete rejected the offer and asked for $11 million. Eventually, Sanders settled for a five-year, $4.4 million deal.

As a professional baseball and football player, Sanders became the first and only athlete to accomplish a home run in MLB and a touchdown in the NFL in the same week.

After his first summer with the Yankees, which saw him register a batting average of .234, 7 RBI, and two home runs,

Sanders joined the Falcons. He’d eventually ink a fresh deal with the Yankees on a one-year, $2.5 million contract.

Sanders played for the Falcons for five seasons. In Atlanta, he garnered three Pro Bowl appearances and three All-Pro selections.

By 1992, Sanders signed a one-year extension worth $2 million. While his stint with the Falcons was productive, Sanders’ stint with the San Francisco 49ers was even more impressive.

He joined the 49ers for the 1994 season on a one-year, $1.2 million deal. For the 49ers, Sanders tallied six interceptions and racked up a record-breaking 303 interception return yards and three touchdowns.

Moreover, Sanders collected another All-Pro selection and a Pro Bowl appearance. Furthermore, he was also named NFL Defensive Player of the Year.

But on top of these, Sanders helped lead the 49ers to a Super Bowl win.


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