Matthew Stafford is a 33-year-old American football quarterback. He is best known for playing in the National Football League (NFL) for the Detroit Lions and Los Angeles Rams. He selected by the Detroit Lions in the 2009 NFL Draft. As of 2021, Matthew Stafford's net worth is estimated to be approximately $80 million.
|Full Name||John Matthew Stafford|
|Birth Date||February 7, 1988|
|Birth Place||Tampa, Florida, U. S.|
|Net Worth||$80 million|
Matthew Stafford was born on February 7, 1988 in Tampa, Florida, United States. He was born to his parents, John and Margaret Stafford. Matthew grew up in Dunwoody, Georgia and Dallas, Texas. He attended Highland Park High School.
Matthew started playing football in high school, where he was regarded as one of the best high school quarterbacks in the USA in the class of 2006. Stafford helped his high school team win the state championship UIL 4A Division I with a record. 150 points he won the Best Arm Awards in 2005 and was MVP at EA Sports Elite 11 Quarterback Camp in 2005.
Matthew continued his good form while studying at the University of Georgia. He debuted in the 2006 season wearing the number 7 jersey against Western Kentucky. Stafford led his team to a 4,812-point victory, where he rushed for 40 yards and scored a touchdown.
Net worth and career of Matthew Stafford
Stafford turned professional in April 2009 after being selected by the Detroit Lions in the 2009 NFL Draft. On September 6, 2009, manager Jim Schwartz named him the Lions’ starting quarterback. In November, he threw for 5 touchdowns against the Cleveland Browns in December 2009. He became the youngest quarterback to score five touchdowns after a tough game with the Browns.
Matthew played for the Lions in the 2020 season. In the 2020 season, he played a total of 16 games, finishing with 26 touchdowns, 4,084 receiving yards, and 10 interceptions. On March 18, 2021, he was sold to the Los Angeles Rams.
Stafford most recently made his Rams debut at SoFi Stadium on September 12, 2021. He finished the game with 321 passing yards, 3 touchdowns, and 0 interceptions. His brilliant play saw his team defeat the 3,414 Chicago Bears.
Personal life of Matthew Stafford
Matthew Stafford is a married man who married a woman named Kelly Hall. Kelly is the sister of former NFL player Chad Hall. They exchanged vows on April 4, 2015. Together they have four daughters.
Kelly underwent a 12-hour operation in April 2019 when she revealed on her Instagram that she had a brain tumor. His wife Kelly was there to support him at his first game with the Rams on Sept. 12, 2021. However, the announcer made a mistake when he pointed out the real Kelly Stafford during the game.
After watching the match, Stafford pointed to the She’s Not My Wife series. Kelly was actually wearing a yellow jersey with the number 9 on it.
The Matthew Stafford Estate
As of 2021, Matthew Stafford’s personal fortune is estimated to be around $80 million. He was selected by the Detroit Lions for $41.7 million in the 2009 NFL Draft. Stafford is the second most guaranteed player in NFL history.