The ex-Giants star was vacationing with fiance Nicole Murphy when he got the call confirming he was joining “Live! With Kelly,” the gossip site said.
ABC has refused to confirm that Strahan, 40, landed the coveted spot.
But numerous reports last week said Strahan won the coveted slot vacated by Regis Philbin.
Ripa’s new co-host will be announced Sept. 4 on the show