Like many other overly-ambitious women who had earned a living piggybacked off the affluence of others, Jean Muggli though not profoundly recognized, had made the most out of her marriage to Michael Strahan. First, for the fame, then the wealth – as widespread speculations would entail.
Though her marriage to “Good Morning America” co-host and former NFL player Michael Strahan had ended on bad terms, Jean Muggli, entrepreneur and CEO of a cosmetic store in New York, reaped the most out of it, with her union giving her a desirable level of popularity, Jean, while using her relationship as a conduit was also able to funnel in income.
Of course, the most any would tell of Jean Muggli is entrenched in the story encircling her divorce from Michael Strahan and the aftermath – but there is more beneath than what the eyes can see. The true identity of Jean Muggli is more deeply rooted in the shards of speculations painted by public spectators. Her divergent approach to life has sustained her image in the spotlight following her separation from her husband, so she would occasionally appear on public television, but not for the reasons you would think.
|59 years old
|Date of Birth
|30th November 1964
|Place of Birth
|Carson, North Dakota
|Sophie and Isabella
Scott, Carolee Muggli,
|House wife, entrepreneur
Early Life and Education
Jean Muggli was born on 30th November 1964 in Carson, North Dakota, to a now-retired military man, Anthony Alphonse Muggli, and his wife, Mary Muggli, a housewife. Anthony and Mary had five other children after Jean named; David, Scott, Carolee, Timothy, and Denise.
She is an American citizen of white genealogy, and her orientation to living takes an unorthodox approach; while not conforming to what is deemed societally as a norm, Jean grew up as a pansexual.
She became famous after getting hitched to Michael Strahan, who was at the time a well-recognized NFL player who waved the flag of the New York Giants for 15 years as a defensive player.
Jean attended a local school in New York for her elementary level of education and eventually graduated from a local university after obtaining a degree.
Not much can be said about the career of Jean Muggli except that she is the manager of a cosmetics store in New York. Her ex-husband, however, has had a roller-coaster of an experience while riding through the ridges of life. From being an all-star NFL Player for 15 years to an anchor man for “good morning America”; – a befitting endeavor for his retiring stage.
Marriage and Controversy
Marriage, they say, is like walking through a park – Jurassic Park. While such might be a mere aphorism, Jean Muggli, and Michael Strahan would see it differently, attesting to the realism of a struggling relationship as their marriage stretched through a seemingly tumultuous reality.
They had crossed paths in a spa in Manhattan in 1994, and after a brief affair, they tied the Knot in 1999. Their marriage was held in California, and it was the heart of events that day as it was as glamorous as ever. Five years after their marriage, their union gave birth to Isabelle and Sophia, maternal twins born in 2004.
Their divorce came two years later, in 2005 – filed by Strahan. In response, Jean Muggli made claims of Michael’s promiscuity, abuse, and slander. She had accused him of cheating on several occasions, verbal and emotional abuse, breaking of marriage vows, gross disinterest, and for, most of all, the irritable act of filming her sister while she was dressing. All this was enough to incriminate Michael and favor her during their divorce.
Their divorce was ultimately finalized on 20th July 2006, and it ran down history as one of the most expensive divorces. Michael Strahan was made to pay a total of 15 million USD to Jean Mugglli as alimony and $18,000 monthly payments for child support. The court, however, annulled its verdict and further reduced the child support payments to $13,000. Initially, Michael had sort to obtain sole custody of his daughters, but such was crossed out, and an agreement was made in 2020 on neutral grounds for shared custody.
But his marriage to Muggli was his first; Strahan had a union with Wanda Hutchins in 1992, and their marriage only lasted till 1996, after which their divorce followed. Strahan had two children with Wanda, namely Tanita and Michael Jr. Tanita would later become a designer after obtaining a degree in designing and merchandising, while Michael jr would get a degree in psychology.
After Jean’s divorce from Michael, the pair remained single. Jean never remarried; however, she went into a same-sex relationship with Marianne Ayer, where she proved to be compulsively aggressive and manipulative.
Jean would violate Marianne, ensuring all disorderly conduct like coercion, forcibly touching, harassment, and grand theft. Her attitude towards her partners began assuming a pattern of innate characteristics. While many might want to say otherwise, Strahan had attested to the alarming abuse his ex-wife had rendered on his daughters. Following 2020, Strahan affirmed that his daughters were unhappy staying with their mother as she physically and emotionally abused them. Are these traces of grand cognitive disorderliness? or borderline responses to fear of crippling loneliness?
Below is a video of Jean being arrested by the cops for violating Ayer’s order for protection against her.
In a legal document, Marianne claimed that her harassment came after her separation from Jean. She pointed out that Jean had once threatened her with her son’s plastic gun claiming that the gun was real. Marianne also attested that Jean was vile to her pets and would go on kicking and shoving her German Shepard.
Ex-Husband – Michael Strahan
Michael Strahan was born on November 21, 1971, and is 52 years old. He is a successful TV personality and journalist and was an NFL player – the career that earned him a listing in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. His achievements in the media as a TV show host earned him a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
He is one of the executive producers and self-actors of the hit TV series Coach Prime. After he took a break from GMA, he revealed to his fans that Coach Prime was renewed for the second season by Amazon Prime Video.
Michael entered into a discreet relationship with Kayla Quick after his previous relationship with Jean. They first met at a bar in Port Charlotte where Kayla worked as a waitress. Although they are currently together, they have chosen to keep their relationship private and away from the media’s attention. Their first public appearance together was at the after-party for the 2015 Super Bowl.
Height and Measurement
Muggli stands at a total of 5ft 9 inches and weighs a total of 57 kg, and she is blonde with hazel-colored eyes and a strong sense of fashion.
Jean Muggli, following her divorce, had accumulated a lot in value. The total income she generates from her daily business is unknown; however, she is valued at $15 million. She lives in New York, shouldering the responsibility of taking there of her children with Michael.
On the other side, her husband lives large.
Michael is wealthy, wealthy enough to make $21 million per year. He made $76,335,500 during his career at NFL, which ended in 20008 after his retirement. He has signed deals with famous big media corporations such as Fox, where he hosts SuperBowlLVII, and ABC News, where he hosts GMA (Good Morning America), earning a $17 million salary. He also runs a skin care company named Michael Strahan Daily Defense.
Aside from all these many money inflow sources, Michael owns a clothing brand, Men’s MSX. His net worth is about $65 million.
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