Barry Sanders Net Worth

Barry Sanders Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Barry Sanders net worth is
$28 Million

Barry Sanders Wiki Biography

Barry Sanders was born in 1968, in Kansas, USA. He is a popular former professional American football running back. Barry is considered to be one of the most successful American football players in NFL history, best known for playing in the team called “Detroit Lions”. During his career, Barry has won many awards, including “NFL Offensive Player of the Year”, “NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year”, “NFL Rushing Campion”, “Heisman Trophy” and others. Although, Barry does not play football anymore, he is still famous and probably has other activities to do.

Barry Sanders Net Worth $28 Million

So how rich is Barry Sanders? Sources estimate that Barry’s net worth is $28 million, the main part of this wealth having been accumulated during his successful career as a professional American football player. Despite the fact that his career as a football player has ended, there is still a chance that Barry’s net worth will grow, as he still has other activities. There is no doubt that soon we will hear more about him.

Barry Sanders studied at North High School, where he started playing American football and soon learnt more about the game and gained considerable experience.. After finishing at North High School, Barry attended the Oklahoma State University, where he became a part of the team called “Oklahoma State Cowboys”. Barry’s ability added a lot to the team, and wins also made him more noticeable. Sanders set several college records and became one of the most successful players of the “Oklahoma State Cowboys”. Barry did not finish university as he wanted to start a professional career and enter the NFL draft, so in 1989 Sanders became a part of the team called “Detroit Lions”, which had a huge impact on the growth of Barry Sanders’ net worth. Soon Barry was able to prove that he really knew how to play, and with every game, Barry became more experienced and more acclaimed by others. Although Barry was a very successful football player, his team was not able to reach the “Super Bowl”, but it does not mean that it was Barry’s fault. In 1999 Sanders made an announcement that he wanted to retire from American football. To many people this was a huge surprise, and even Barry’s team demanded his return, but he refused.

Talking about Barry Sanders’ personal life, it can be said that Barry was married to Lauren Sanders, but the couple divorced. They have 4 children, and one of their sons, Barry J. Sanders is also an American football player. All in all, Barry Sanders was one of the most talented and successful American football players, who achieved a lot during his career. Of course, it’s sad that Sanders did not play for a longer time and decided to retire from his career, but his name is still well-known among the American football fans. As mentioned, Barry will probably have other activities in the future, and this means that there is a chance that Barry Sanders’ net worth will become higher.

Full NameBarry Sanders
Net Worth$28 Million
Date Of BirthJuly 16, 1968 (age 46
Place Of BirthWichita, Kansas, United States
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight200 lbs (90.72 kg)
ProfessionAmerican football player, Actor, Athlete
EducationWichita North High School, Oklahoma State University–Stillwater
NationalityUnited States of America
ChildrenBarry J. Sanders, Nigel Sanders, Noah Sanders, Nicholas Sanders
ParentsShirley Ann Sanders, William Sanders
SiblingsBoyd Sanders, Lynn Sanders, Byron Sanders, Nancy Sanders
NicknamesСандерс, Барри
AwardsHeisman Trophy, All-Pro, Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award, College Football All-America Team, Maxwell Award, Walter Camp Award, Best NFL Player ESPY Award, NFL Honors - AP Offensive Rookie of the Year, Sporting News College Football Player of the Year, Chic Harley Award, AP Mo...
1Cover athlete for Madden NFL 25 (2013).
2Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2004.
3Attended North High School in Wichita, KS.
4Ranks 7th on NFL All-Time Rushing Touchdowns List (99).
5Ranks 6th on NFL All-Time Rushing Average List (4.987).
6Ranks 3rd on NFL All-Time Rushing Yardage List (15,269).
7Ranks 3rd on NFL All-Time Rushing Attempts List (3,062).
8Detroit Lions All-Time Rushing Yards Leader (15,269).
9Ranks 5th on NFL All-Time Rushing Attempts List (3,062).
10First Detroit Lion to rush for 200 yards - 220 vs. Minnesota Vikings 11/24/91.
11First 2,000 yard rusher for Detroit Lions (2,053 in 1997).
12Has a son, B.J., from a previous relationship.
13Won the 1988 Heisman Trophy while a running back at Oklahoma State. Rushed for 2,628 yards and scored 39 touchdowns in 1988, both NCAA football records.
14Wife is a Detroit Channel 4 News Reporter.
15Two time NFL MVP (1994, 1997)
16Running back with the Detroit Lions, 1989-1998. Retired following the 1998 season.


Touchback2011Cuyahoga Assistant Coach
Undeclared2005ShortDoug Gribble


Mike & Mike2010-2013TV SeriesHimself - Pro Football Hall of Famer / Himself - Guest
Late Show with David Letterman2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Fox and Friends2012TV SeriesHimself
Minister of Defense: The Reggie White Story2006Video documentaryHimself
Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith2006TV SeriesHimself
Rome Is Burning2006TV SeriesHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2003TV Series documentaryHimself
NFL Monday Night Football1990-1998TV SeriesHimself - Detroit Lions Running Back
ESPN's Sunday Night Football1990-1998TV SeriesHimself - Detroit Lions Running Back
NFL Blast1997TV SeriesDetroit Lions Player
NFL on FOX1994-1997TV SeriesHimself - Detroit Lions Running Back
The NFL on NBC1989-1996TV SeriesHimself - Detroit Lions Running Back
The NFL on CBS1990-1993TV SeriesHimself - Detroit Lions Running Back
TNT Sunday Night Football1990-1993TV SeriesHimself - Detroit Lions Running Back
1991 NFC Championship Game1992TV MovieHimself - Detroit Lions Running Back
1989 NFL Draft1989TV MovieHimself - 3rd Overall Pick
1988 SeaWorld Holiday Bowl1988TV MovieHimself - Oklahoma St. Cowboys Running Back

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Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith2006TV SeriesHimself

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