John Matthew Stafford is an American football quarterback for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League. He played college football at Georgia, where he was a first-team All-American, and was selected first overall by the Detroit Lions in the 2009 NFL Draft.
Matthew Stafford Biography
|Name||John Matthew Stafford|
|Net Worth||$80 million|
|Age||33 years old (Born Feb 7, 1988)|
|Position||Quarterback (Detroit Lions: 2009-2020; Los Angeles Rams: 2021-present)|
|Residence||Newport Coast, California|
|Spouse||Kelly Hall (2015-present)|
|Children||Hunter Hope Stafford, Tyler Hall Stafford, Sawyer Stafford, Chandler Stafford|
|Source of Wealth||Professional Football, Endorsements, Investments|
|Salary||Approximately $40 million per year.|
|Endorsements||Nike, PepsiCo, Fanatics, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Ford Motor, Panini and St. Joe’s Hospital.|
|Endorsement Earnings||Approximately $5 million (until 2019)|
Matthew Stafford Net Worth 2022
|Net Worth:||$80 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Feb 7, 1988 (34 years old)|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Profession:||American football player, Athlete|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Matthew Stafford was born in 1988 in Tampa, Florida to parents Margaret and John. He has a younger sister named Page, and grew up in Dunwoody, Georgia while his father was in graduate school at the University of Georgia. Later, the family moved to Dallas, Texas, where Stafford attended Highland Park High School and was coached by Randy Allen. In 2005, Stafford led his team to a perfect 15-0 record, and ultimately won the UIL 4A Division I State Championship. At the time, Stafford was considered to be one of the best high school quarterbacks in the nation, and was ranked by Rivals.com as the number one professional-style quarterback prospect.
While at the University of Georgia, Stafford met cheerleader Kelly Hall, the sister of former NFL player Chad Hall. The two married in 2015, and have four daughters.
Los Angeles Rams
In March of 2021, Stafford was traded to the Los Angeles Rams in a package deal with quarterback Jared Goff, who was a 2021 third-round pick and a first-round pick for 2022 and 2023.
TRANSACTIONS & INJURIES
|2022-03-19||Signed by the Los Angeles Rams to a four-year contract extension.|
|2021-03-18||Acquired from the Detroit Lions.|
|2020-11-07||Activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list by the Detroit Lions.|
|2020-11-04||Placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list by the Detroit Lions.|
|2020-08-04||Activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list by the Detroit Lions.|
CAREER HONORS & AWARDS
|NFL||Super Bowl||2021 (LVI – LA Rams)|
|NFL||Comeback Player of the Year||2011|
|NFL||Pro Bowl MVP||2014 (Offense MVP)|
|NFL||Named to play in Pro Bowl||2014|
Matthew Stafford Endorsements
Stafford has endorsed the likes of Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and the St. Joe’s Hospital. As of 2018, he has had active deals with the likes of national sponsors such as Nike, Panini, PepsiCo, Ford Motors, and Fanatics. In endorsement deals annually, he has brought in an estimated $2 million.