|Celebrated Name:||Matthew Stafford|
|Real Name/Full Name:||John Matthew Stafford|
|Age:||35 years old|
|Birth Date:||February 7, 1988|
|Birth Place:||Tampa, Florida|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Kelly Hall|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Chandler, Hunter, and Sawyer)|
|Is Matthew Stafford Gay?:||No|
|Salary:||$27 million per annum|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$70 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2023|
John Matthew Stafford is a well-known American football player of the team Detroit Lions. He plays at quarterback, and he is the 4th quarterback in the history of NFL, who has thrown 5000 yards in only one season. He is the fastest player in the history of the NFL to reach 40,000 yards in just 147 games. He also holds the record for comeback wins in NFL season. He is famous for being the highest-paid footballer in NFL history.
Maybe you know about Matthew Stafford very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2023? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Matthew Stafford’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Matthew Stafford was born on 7th February in 1988 in Tampa in Florida. He spent his childhood in Dallas, Texas, and used to go to Highland Park High School. After school, he joined the University of Georgia, and he was passionate about football from a young age. He is the eldest sibling, and he got coaching for football by Randy Allen. He used to play football for the team Bulldogs in college and got drafted in NFL 2009 by Lions.
He met Kelly Hall in Georgia, and she was the cheerleader and sister of coach Chad Hall (Buffalo Bills). Both of them got married to each other on 4th April in the year 2015. In 2016, they announced about twin girls they would be expecting. Both of the twins were born in 2017 and named Chandler and Sawyer.
Their third daughter was born in the year 2018, and they called her Hunter. On 3rd April in 2019, his wife revealed that she has a brain tumor. On 21st April, she went through surgery and is fine now. Stafford donated to Detroit Play Center $1 million in 2015. In 2020, his wife announced that they are pregnant with 4th child.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on February 7 1988, Matthew Stafford is 35 years old as of today’s date 4th December 2023. His height is 1.91m tall, and his weight is 100 kg.
The football analyst, Mel Kiper, has already predicted that he will the number one pick in NFL, and it’s the real truth now. He played in his college till 2008 and won several awards and honors at that time. His professional career began in 2008, and he agreed to the contract of Detroit Lions. In the six-year contract, he got $41.7 million as guaranteed money.
On 6th September in 2009, the coach of his team decided that Stafford will be a permanent quarterback in season 2009. He also suffered from a minor knee injury, but that didn’t prevent him from playing his game. He gave terrific performances in every season and also ranked in the top 100 NFL players of the year 2014.
On 14th January, in the year 2014, the team announced that Jim Caldwell would be their coach. The gameplay of the team and Stafford kept improving. He threw for more than 380 yards along with three touchdowns against ARIZONA CARDINALS in 2019 season. In the second weak, he threw two touchdowns and 245 yards against LOG ANGELES CHARGERS. On 18th December, in 2019, he was in an injured reserve because he had missed the earlier six games.
Awards & Achievements
There are numerous records and achievements in the name of Matthew Stafford, and he got Pro Bowl in the year 2014. He was awarded as NFL COMEBACK PLAYER OF THE YEAR in 2011. He also won FIRST TIME ALL AMERICAN in 2008. He has made most passing attempts in only one season in the year 2012. He has got 256 career passing touchdowns till now, and there are many more records set by him, which are difficult to count. In the coming years, he will break many more records and become an inspiration for everyone.
Net Worth & Salary of Matthew Stafford in 2023
As of December 2023, Matthew Stafford earns $27 million per annum, and huge has a net worth of $70 million, which he has earned through his career as a football player. He also earns a lot of money with the endorsements deals with PepsiCo, Ford Motor, Fanatics, Nike, and Panini.
As you know that Matthew Stafford is a successful football player, but it has come true because of his zeal for the game from early childhood. Not only he earns money, but he also supports young players who can get ahead. Matthew lives happily with his wife and three daughters and about to have a fourth child in their family. Although he has won many awards and broken a lot of records, he will continue doing so in the future also.