|Celebrated Name:||Clay Matthews|
|Real Name/Full Name:||William Clay Matthews III|
|Age:||34 years old|
|Birth Date:||14 May 1986|
|Birth Place:||Northridge, Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Casey Noble (m. 2015)|
|Children:||Yes (Madeline Joy, William Clay Matthews IV)|
|Profession:||American football outside linebacker|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$40 million|
|Last Updated:||February 2021|
Clay Matthews is a well known American Footballer who currently plays for the “Green Bay Packers.” He has achieved a lot of stardom in his career as a result of his tremendous hard work and dedication. Being a part of the National Football League, Clay Matthews has played and won hundreds of matches.
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Clay Matthews belongs to Los Angeles, situated in California. His father’s name was Clay Matthews Jr, while his mother was named Leslie. His father was a football player. Not only this, according to the information available to us, it is known that his family has had many professional football players. His cousins named Jake Matthews and Kevin Matthews, were also involved in football.
Clay Matthews was enthusiastic about football since his early years. This is evident from the fact that he was a part of his high school football team. He attended a school named Agoura High. Clay Matthews had to face many struggles in high school because he was slightly physically undersized. Due to this, his father was a bit hesitant to let him be a part of the football team. It was in his senior year, however, that Clay started developing physically and could finally see his dreams turning into reality.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 14 May 1986, Clay Matthews is 34 years old as of today’s date 25th February 2021. His height is 1.91 m tall, and his weight is 116 kg.
After passing out from Agoura High School, Clay Matthews began attending the University of Southern California. Always having a great zeal for football, Clay became a part of the “Trojans” in his University. Pete Carroll trained him for a period of four years at that point in time. Even though he came from a reputed football background, Clay had to enter the USC as being completely unheralded.
Till 2004, he did not have a chance to play for any special matches. It was somewhere around 2005 when he got the amazing opportunity to be a part of the special team. His luck turned upon him in the year 2007, when he got the chance to play in place of an injured footballer. In the matches he played then, Clay received immense love and support from his family as well as his fans. By now, he had made it a point to become more physically fit in order to be prepared for upcoming challenges.
Clay Matthews started to undertake extreme weight training and other physical exercises to boost his stamina and performance. His career brought him wonderful opportunities. Being a part of the “Packers,” Kevin Greene publicly complimented Clay, saying that he hadn’t seen such a blend of skills ever before. Continuously aiming for betterment, Clay Mathews was chosen to be the leader of the “Packers” in September 2018.
Awards and Achievements
Clay Matthews has been proudly entitled to the following awards in his career:
Special Team Player of the Year ( from 2006 to 2008 )
Super Bowl Champion
Butkus Award 2010
3x Pac-10 Championship ( from 2006 to 2008 )
First Team All-Pro 2010
PWFA NFL Defensive Player of the year 2010
Net Worth & Salary of Clay Matthews in 2021
As of February 2021, Clay Matthews has a net worth of $40 million. “Green Bay Packers” drafted him to be #26 in the 2009 NFL draft. He is immensely popular for being the highest-paid linebacker. He has a history of a continuous five-year deal worth around $66 million.
Currently playing for the “Green Bay Packers,” Clay Matthews was vehement about football from his early years. This might have been due to the football background from which he comes. Having extensive fan support and hard work, Clay Matthews succeeded in being one of the best footballers. His perseverance and tenacity finally made him the leader of the “Packers” in 2018.