Who is Sterling Shepard?

Sterling Shepard is an American wide receiver. He plays for the New York Giants of the NFL (National Football League). He was born on February 10, 1993, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Sterling was selected by the Giants in the second round of the 2016 NFL draft.

Quick Info
Celebrated NameSterling Shepard
ProfessionFootball Wide Receiver
Birth DateFebruary 10, 1993
Birth PlaceOklahoma City, Oklahoma
Star SignAquarius
ParentsFather: Derrick Shepard
Mother: Cheri Shepard
Siblings2 sisters
Height5 feet 10 inches
Weight194 lbs
WifeChanel Iman
Net Worth$11 million

Sterling Shepard

Besides, Sterling holds an American nationality. With the height of 5 feet 10 inches and weight about 194 lb, he has been able to maintain his body fit.

Early Life

Sterling was born to Cheri Shepard and Derrick Shepard, along with his two sisters. His father was also a football player. Derrick played for the college in Oklahoma. Also, he played in the NFL as a wide receiver from 1971 to 1991. Following the father’s footsteps, Sterling became interested in football from his very young age. Also, his uncles; Woodie and Darrell also played for Oklahoma. Sadly, Derrick died when Sterling was just six years old.


Firstly, Sterlin attended Heritage Hall School, located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. During his high school, he played football as well as basketball. Furthermore, he got select in the Under Armour all-American Game.

Then, after completing high school, he enrolled in the University of Oklahoma. Also, he played football and made his college career.

Sterling Shepard

Sterling Shepard Career

Sterling started his football career during his university. In 2012, he played in overall 13 games along with 4 starts and 45 receptions. This was for the 621 yards and 3 touchdowns. He played this in 2012 as a true freshman at the University of Oklahoma. Likewise, in 2013, he recorded 51 receptions along with 603 yards and 7 touchdowns. This record was made at the start of 12 of 13 games. Similarly, in 2014, as a junior, he started 12 of 13 games.

Eventually, in 2015, he played 14 matches. He had a record of 1288 yards along with 11 touchdowns and 86 receptions. For the year 2016, the New York Giants selected him in the 2nd round selection for playing in the dynamic duo for the Giants. He played along with Odell Beckham Jr.

Furthermore, Sterling started his NFL career in 2016. In his first game against the New Orleans Saints, he recorded his season-high 117 receiving yards and 8 passes. Also, he led the team to win by 16-13. Meanwhile, on November 20, 2016, he played the third game in a row with a victory 22-16. He completed with the record of 5 catches for 50 yards and a touchdown over the Chicago Bears.

Personal Life

Sterling Shepard

Sterling is a married man. He married a model, Chanel Iman. On March 3, 2018, the couple tied a knot. Also, the couple is blessed with a child on August 10, 2018. The couple is sharing a romantic relationship.

Net Worth

Sterling Shepard being an amazing player, has been able to earn massive popularity. Likewise, he also has been able to earn a good amount of money. His net worth is estimated to be about $11 million. His salary is estimated to be about $2 million per year.