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Michael Strahan Jr- Son of Michael Strahan and Wanda Hutchins

Who is Michael Strahan Jr?

Michael Strahan Jr. is the only son of American television personality, journalist, and former professional football player Michael Anthony Strahan and his ex-wife Wanda Hutchins. 

He also has a sister named Tanita Strahan and two twin half-sisters named Isabella Strahan and Sophia Strahan.

As per his Instagram, Michael Strahan Junior currently resides in New York City and is an alumnus of the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA).

Please continue reading to know more about Michael Strahan’s only son.

Michael Strahan Jr biography and net worth
Michael Strahan Jr

Quick facts

Full nameMichael Anthony Strahan Jr.
BirthdateSeptember 12, 1995
Age26 years old
Sun signVirgo
TraitsPositive: Hardworking, intelligent, rational, problem-solving, and adventurous
Negative: Overly critical, judgemental, and overthinking
BirthplaceGermany
NationalityAmerican
EducationKlein High School
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA)
ParentsMichael Anthony Strahan (father),
Wanda Hutchins (mother)
SiblingsTanita Strahan, Isabella Strahan and Sophia Strahan
Marital StatusUnmarried
GirlfriendLucy Garcia
ProfessionMarket Assistant (SMAC)
Net worthUnknown
Social mediaInstagram
Facebook

Early life

Michael Strahan Jr first day of school in 2001 photo
Childhood photo of Michael Strahan Jr

On September 12, 1995, Michael Jr. was born in Germany to his father, Michael Anthony Strahan, and his mother, Wanda Hutchins. He was born two years after the New York Giants drafted his father in 1993.

Michael derives from Hebrew and means “Who is like God? or “gift from God.” You can find it in the Old Testament, notably in the Book of Daniel.

Michael Jr is a Virgo. Virgo males are hardworking, intelligent, adventurous, rational thinking, problem-solving, and somewhat adventurous.

Michael is quite upbeat and relaxed and is naturally happy, and continually seeks to look on the bright side, just like his father.

Michael has brown eyes and black hair.

His parents divorced when he was just one year old. He and his sister Tanita lived in Germany, but their father moved them to the US after the divorce.

Mike Strahan Jr and his sister lived with his father in the same neighborhood where his grandparents lived. 

He moved to San Antonio for his higher education.

Michael graduated from Klein High School around 2013. He then completed his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) in 2020.

Michael Strahan Junior is an American and German by nationality. While his father, Michael, is of African-American descent, his mother is of German and European descent. 

Read about his mother, Wanda Hutchins.

Relationships

Michael Strahan (father)

Michael Strahan Jr with his mother Wanda Hutchins and sister Tanita Strahan
Childhood photo of the father of Michael Strahan Jr

The father of Michael Jr, Michael Anthony Strahan, is an NFL defensive lineman. After retiring from it, he is now a morning show host.

The New York Giants drafted Michael Strahan in 1993. The elder Strahan retired from his football career in 2008 after playing football for more than 15 years.

His father joined FOX Sports as their football analyst. During that time, he also appeared in several commercials for Subway sandwiches. Then, in 2009, Michael’s fans saw him in FOX’s short-lived sitcom called ‘Brothers.’

In 2012 Michael moved from FOX and teamed with Kelly Ripa to co-host ‘Live! With Kelly.’ He was replacing Regis Philbin. He also joined Good Morning America as a part-time correspondent in 2014.

In 2016, Michael officially joined Good Morning America on a full-time basis. His resignation from “Live! Kelly and Michael” was quite controversial and shocking for their fans, mainly because Kelly Ripa had known about his exit minutes before going on air.

Regardless of the backlash, by 2018, Strahan had begun co-hosting a daily talk show spinoff called Good Morning America Day’s third-hour slot with Sara Haines.

The show was retitled Strahan and Sara in 2019. Unfortunately, ABC News coverage canceled it in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Michael Strahan married Jean Muggli, and they have twin daughters named Sophia and Isabella Strahan.

Junior’s father second marriage also ended with a bitter split, where his stepmother called out his father for being gay.

In another interview, Wanda Hutchins revealed that Jean Muggli used to shout at her son, Michael, and daughter, Tanita, saying that she wished they were dead.

Michael Strahan divorced Jean Muggli. The court ordered him to pay $15 million and $18,000 in monthly alimony payments.

Wanda Hutchins (mother)

Wanda Hutchins is an American businesswoman, Interior designer, and Decorator. His mother has her own business called Wanda Home Designs.

Michael and Wanda met for the first time when they attended the the Mannheim Christian Academy in Germany.

They were only 17 years old and maintained a long-distance relationship due to Michael traveling between Texas and Germany to play football.

The parents of Michael Jr welcomed her sister, Tanita Strahan, in November 1991. They both married each other in 1992.

Despite having a solid bond, Michael’s parents divorced each other in 1996.

Although the couple never publicly announced or gave their reason for their split, Wanda later revealed that the main reason was that they were too young to be committed to life at that time.

Siblings

Michael Strahan with his kids

Michael Strahan Jr is quite close to all three of his sisters.

Junior has a sister from his father’s first marriage, Tanita Strahan. Tanita is his biological sister.

His elder sister, Tanita, is a visual artist widely known to be an expert in watercolor ink and digital art.

In contrast, his half twin sisters, Sabella Strahan and Sophia Strahan are still studying in high school and occasionally appear on their father’s talk show.

Read about Michael Strahan’s Family here

Lucy Garcia (girlfriend)

According to his Facebook profile, Michael Jr is in a relationship with Lucy Garcia.

Both junior and Lucy are alumni of the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). So, we are guessing the pair met each other during their undergraduate days.

Lucy is currently an accountant at Marathon Petroleum Corporation, according to her LinkedIn profile.

Career

After graduating from high school in 2013, Michael Strahan Jr was interning for Good Morning America under his father before joining college for his undergraduate degree in 2017. 

He talked slightly about his internship on his Instagram account on the last day of his training.

He said, “Final day of the internship. Even though it was hard work and I had to wake up at 5 a.m. a couple of times, I had a great time and learned a lot.”

Michael also appeared on Good Morning America in August 2018 to support his father. He had posted a few shots of his arrival on his Instagram account, which he captioned as ’15 minutes of fame.’

Michael Jr currently works as a marketing assistant in SMAC entertainment, according to his LinkedIn profile.

SMAC entertainment is multi-dimensional talent management, music, branding, and production company founded in 2011.

Michael’s net worth

Since Michael Jr. is quite a private person, it isn’t easy to know his net worth. However, his father’s net worth is approximately USD 65 million.

According to sources, Michael’s father earns USD 17 million in salary from his tv shows and endorsements. Likewise, he has also gained a lot through his 15-year career as an NFL star.

Social media

Michael owns both Facebook and Instagram accounts.

His Instagram account is under the username @mstrayjr, where he has about four thousand plus followers. He is not quite active on his Instagram account. However, his profile consists of posts of him playing basketball, animals during his vacation, and a few pictures of his family and friends.

Michael’s Facebook account is under Michael Strahan Jr.’s username (Mike), where he has one thousand plus friends. However, Michael is also not active on his Facebook account. His recent post on his account dates back to 2015.

FAQs

Where did Micheal Strahan Jr go to college?

Michael Strahan Jr went to The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA).

So what does Michael Strahan Jr do?

Michael also appeared on Good Morning America in August 2018 to support his father. He had posted a few shots of his arrival on his Instagram account, which he captioned as ’15 minutes of fame.’

According to his LinkedIn profile, Michael Jr. currently works as a marketing assistant in SMAC entertainment.

SMAC entertainment is multi-dimensional talent management, music, branding, and production company founded in 2011.

Does Michael Strahan Jr play football?

Unlike his father, Michael Strahan Jr doesn’t play football.

Is Michael Strahan Jr married?

Michael Jr is not married, but he is in a relationship with Lucy Garcia. Lucy is an accountant at the Marathon Petroleum Corporation.

How old is Michael Strahan Jr?

Michael Jr is 25 years old.

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