Drafted into the NFL as the first overall pick in the 2009 NFL Draft, Matthew Stafford is a quarterback who plays for the Detroit Lions. He became the fourth quarterback in the history of the NFL to throw for 5000 yards or more when threw for 5,038 yards in the 2011 season. He was also awarded the NFL Comeback Player of the Year award that year as a result of the same. He is also the fastest to reach 30,000 passing yards, having reached the feat in 106 games.
Holding the record for the most consecutive 4th-quarter comeback wins in a season with eight which he achieved in 2016, Matthew Stafford has made it to the Pro Bowl once in his career in 2014. He has an estimated net worth of $35 million.
Matthew Stafford Salary
Stafford has already earned over $175 million in cumulative salaries throughout his career. In August 2017, he signed a 5-year $135 million extension with the Lions which included a guaranteed sum of $60.5 million. The average salary of $27 million made him the highest player in NFL history at that time. As a result, he earned $51 million in salaries alone that year. This sum included a signing bonus of $50 million.
The 31-year-old earned a reported salary of $16.5 million in 2018. He is slated to earn $19.5 million in 2019 which would include a base salary of $13.5 million, a roster bonus of $5.5 million, and a workout bonus of $500,000.
Matthew Stafford Endorsements
Stafford has endorsed the likes of Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and the St. Joe's Hospital. As of 2018, he had an active deal with the likes of Nike, Panini, PepsiCo, Ford Motors, and Fanatics.
Matthew Stafford Charity Work
Stafford has worked with the SAY Detroit foundation across the years. The charity seeks to help the neediest citizens of Detroit by providing them with medical care, food, and shelter. He has also raised awareness about the ill effects of childhood obesity by working with Blue Cross Blue Shield in Michigan to promote healthy living among the youth.
He was also nominated for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award in 2018 which was eventually won by Chris Long of the Philadelphia Eagles.
|Source of wealth||Professional NFL player, Endorsements|
|Salary||$27 million per year|
|Endorsement earnings||$2 million per year|
|Brands endorsed||Nike, Panini, PepsiCo, Ford Motors, Fanatics, Blue Cross Blue Shield Associatin, St. Joe's Hopital|
|Marital status||Married to Kelly Stafford|
|Charities supported||SAY Detroit|
Updated on 15 March 2019