Steve McMichael

Steve McMichael

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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas

Steve McMichael is a former football defensive tackle in NBL. Steve McMichael is also a former professional wrestler, commentator, and head coach.

Early life

On October 17, 1957, Steve Douglas McMichael was born in Houston, Texas. As now 2021, he celebrated his 64th birthday and his sun sign is Libra. He was born to his other Betty McMichael and his biological father’s name is not revealed.

Before his 2nd birthday, his parents got separated. Later, she married E.V. McMichael who was an oil company executive. Additionally, he has siblings named John Richard, Kathy, and Sharon. For his education, he attended Feer High School. Later, he decided to attend the University of Texas.


Steve McMichael started his career as a defensive tackle for the Texas Longhorns football team from 1976 to 1979. Later on, he became a consensus first-team All-American. Similarly, at the 1979 Hula Bowl, he was defensive MVP  in his senior season. Moreover, on July 17, 2010, he was also inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.

Moving on, in 1980, he was drafted out of Texas. It was by the New England Patriots but cut before his 2nd season. Besides that, in 1981, the Chicago Bears signed him as a free agent. Helping them to lead to a Super Bowl win in 1985, he became one of their starting defensive tackles.

Steve McMichael

Caption: Steve McMichael is a defensive tackle. Source: Gossip Gist

Until 1990, he had a streak of 101 games started when his playing time was reduced. Moreover, in 1988, he led the Bears with 111⁄2 sacks. Likewise, he had 108 tackles in 1989. Similarly, for the 1986 and 1987 seasons, he was named to the NFC’s Pro Bowl teams. Also, in a 1991 game against the New York Jets, he gained notability as with the Bears down 13-6.

Therefore, with 1:54 remaining, he forced a Blair Thomas fumble and recovered it at the New York 36. Thus, in 2005, Bears coach Mike Ditka said that he was the toughest player he had ever coached.

Professional wrestling career

On April 2, 1995, he appeared at ringside in the WWF for Lawrence Taylor at WrestleMania XI. Likewise, it was in Hartford, Connecticut after the end of his NFL career. Besides that, in 1995, he was hired by World Championship Wrestling (WCW). Later, as the pro-babyface commentator, he made his debut with the company. Hence, it was the premiere of WCW Monday Nitro” on 4th September 1995.

In April 1996, Ric Flair started hitting on McMichael’s wife Debra. Moreover, he challenged Flair and Arn Anderson to a match with his partner Kevin Greene. In between the match, Debra and Greene’s wife were chased to the back by Woman and Miss Elizabeth, who were Flair’s valets. In 1997, Jarrett was kicked out of the Horsemen, and Debra soon left McMichael for Jarrett. Additionally, he got his revenge when he defeated Jarrett.

It was for the WCW United States Heavyweight Championship. Thus, in an episode of “Clash of the Champions XXXV, on August 21. In November 1997, Debra hired Goldberg to get him, and he became one of Goldberg’s first victims. Moving on, Goldberg stole McMichael’s Super Bowl ring.

Thus, then weeks later McMichael hit Goldberg with a pipe and reclaimed it. Finally, on February 8, 1999, they feuded with the nWo until McMichael made his final appearance episode of “Nitro”. Hence, the estimated net worth of Steve McMichael is $3 million.

Personal life

Steve McMichael is married to a beautiful wife named Misty Davenport, on March 24, 2001. Soon, on January 22, 2008, they were blessed with a daughter named Macy Dale McMichael. Previously, he was married to Debra Marshall, in 1985. For an unknown reason, they divorced on October 12, 1998.

Steve McMichael

Caption: Steve McMichael with his wife and kid. Source: Gossip Gist

Body measurement and Social media

Steve McMichael is tall and stands 6 feet 2 inches tall and he weighs about 122 kg. Also, he has a fair complex, light brown hair color, and dark brown eyes. Moving on, he is not seen active on any social media account.

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