Deion Sanders
Deion Sanders
Real Name/Full Name Deion Luwynn Sanders Sr.
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Deion Sanders, Prime Time
Birth Place: Fort Myers, Florida, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 9 August 1967
Age/How Old: 56 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 185 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 1″
Weight: In Kilograms – 90 Kg
In Pounds – 198 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Bald
Parents Name: Father – Mims Sanders
Mother – Connie Knight
Siblings: Connie Knight
School: North Fort Myers High School
College: Florida State University
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Pilar Sanders (m. 1999–2013), Carolyn Chambers (m. 1989–1998)
Kids/Children Name: Deion Sanders Jr., Deiondra Sanders, Shilo Sanders, Shedeur Sanders, Shelomi Sanders
Profession: Athlete
Net Worth: $45 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Deion Luwynn Sanders Sr., also known as the Prime Time and Neon Deion, is an athlete, sports analyst, host, and coach based in America. He is the only athlete who played both in the Superbowl and World Series.

Well, how well do you know about Deion Sanders? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Deion Sanders’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Deion Sanders to date.

Biography and Early Life

On August 9th of the year 1967, Deion Sanders was born to parents Mims Sanders and Connie Knight in Fort Myers of the state of Florida. He also has a younger sister, namely Tracy Knight.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Deion Sanders in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Deion Sanders’s age is 56 years old as of today’s date 22nd July 2024 having been born on 9 August 1967. Though, he is 6′ 1″ in feet and inches and 185 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 198 lbs in Pound and 90 kg in Kilograms.


Myers went to the North Fort Myers High School for his early education, where he started his journey as an athlete as he stepped into the world of sports, becoming the all-state honoree and letterman in sports like football, baseball, and even basketball. Later he attended the Florida State University, where he joined the sports team and played football, basketball, and even track. This man managed to run a 4×100 relay between a baseball doubleheader while in college.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Deion Sanders has dated and married a lot of women throughout his peak career. He dated and married his first wife, Carolyn Chambers, in the year 1989; they had Deion Sanders Jr. and Deiondra Sanders but soon after got divorced. Then Sanders started dating Pilar Biggers and tied knots with her in the year 1999 and had Shilo Sanders, Shedeur Sanders, and Shelomi Sanders. They filed for divorce later in the year 2011.

Is Deion Sanders Gay?

Sanders has dated a lot of women and even got married to some of them. Prime Time even has children of his own with women he married and is reportedly very much straight or heterosexual in the scientific point of view.

Professional Career

Our very own Prime Time primarily played for the New York Yankees’ in the minor league selection but was invited to play the majors in the summer of the same year. Then he signed with the Atlanta Braves in the year 1990. In the year 1994, he joined the San Francisco 49ers and then left the sport in the year 2006 permanently after his two-season match with the Baltimore Ravens.

He spent his later days as a football analyst and also a reality TV show host. His lifestyle was documented in the famous power, money & sex: How Success Almost Ruined My Life in the year 1989. He coached the Prime Prep Academy, Triple A Academy, Trinity Christian School from the year 2012-2020. He is currently the head coach of The Jackson State.

Later on, Sanders shifted completely from his athlete life and began his career as a music rapper and debuted through his music album Prime Time in 1994. He also represented Monitronics as a celeb spokesman at a 2010 industry conference.

Later in the year 2012, he founded the Prime Prep Academy in Texas, but due to controversial legal issues involving ethics and financial problems, the school was finally closed down around 2015.


He earned himself the Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the year in 1994, Jim Thorpe Award Award in 1988, SI’s All-Time College All-stars in 2008, and Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding sports promotional announcement – Institutional in 2014. He was also inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in the year 2011.

He was two times super bowl champion, six times all-pro first team, eight times pro bowl, NFL 100th Anniversary of All-time, Atlanta Falcons Ring of Honor, two times unanimous All-American, Florida State Seminoles.

He ranked on #8 in the 100 greatest college football player of all time by college football news.

Landed on #37 in the top 100 football players of the century by The sporting News.

Then again, on #74 in the 100 great athletes of the century by ESPN.

He bagged the 34th position on NFL’s top 100 list.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Deion Sanders in 2024

Deion Sanders Net Worth
Deion Sanders Net Worth

As of 2024, Sanders has earned around 50 million dollars from his career, which makes his net worth approximately $45 million as of the current year 2024.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Sanders is a two-time winner of the All-American and Thorpe Award.
  • Sanders was a dynamic punt returner.
  • He hit 27 stolen bases with .267 hits for the Florida State baseball team in the year 1987.
  • Prime Time was also a track runner member.
  • Sanders played 641 baseball games.
  • He hit 39 home runs throughout his career.
  • He had three receiving TDs.
  • He is also known as the Neon Deion.

Sanders is one of the greatest players to have existed. His charming and outspoken fun characteristics got him the nickname Prime Time by one of his school friends. His successful and dynamic career has inspired lots of sports lovers around the globe.


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