Matthew Stafford Net Worth (Updated 2023)

NameJohn Matthew Stafford
Net Worth$85 million
Age34 years old (Born Feb 7, 1988)
PositionQuarterback (Detroit Lions: 2009-2020; Los Angeles Rams: 2021-present)
ResidenceNewport Coast, California
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseKelly Hall (2015-present)
ChildrenHunter Hope Stafford, Tyler Hall Stafford, Sawyer Stafford, Chandler Stafford
Source of WealthProfessional Football, Endorsements, Investments
SalaryApproximately $40 million per year.
EndorsementsNike, PepsiCo, Fanatics, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Ford Motor, Panini and St. Joe's Hospital.
Endorsement EarningsApproximately $5 million (until 2019)

The NFL's highest paid player of 2017, John Matthew Stafford is an American football quarterback. He currently plays for the Los Angeles Rams. Raised in Dallas, Texas, Stafford attended Highland Park High School, and played college football at Georgia. In the 2009 NFL Draft, he was drafted by the Detroit Lions first overall and was later drafted to the Los Angeles Rams in 2021. Stafford was part of the NFL players who made the Forbes Highest-Paid Athletes list of 2018. He was also ranked 10th highest-paid athlete in the world with an earning of $59.5 million. With Matthew Stafford joining the Rams, according to many fans, it changes everything. Stafford won the Super Bowl with the Rams in 2022. He signed a four-year contract extension in March 2022, worth $160 million. He is currently the 9th highest paid NFL player of all time.

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What is Matthew Stafford's Net Worth in 2023?

As of 2023, Matthew Stafford has a net worth of around $85 million. Stafford was the highest-paid NFL player in 2017 when he signed a five-year, $135 million contract extension with the Detroit Lions. Stafford even made it to the Forbes Highest-Paid Athletes list in 2018. He was then ranked as the 10th highest-paid athlete in the world, with an earning of $59.5 million. In their trade to the Los Angeles Rams, they took on the $20 million owed to Stafford in salary, roster bonus, and workout bonus. Additionally, the Rams took on Stafford’s final year of his contract for 2022. He signed a four-year contract extension with the Rams on March 22, 2022 worth $160 million. He is slated to receive $63 million as a signing bonus. He is guaranteed to receive $57 million by March 2023, which will boost his net worth further.

Matthew Stafford's salary

Currently Matthew Stafford's contract is paying him an average annual salary of $40 million. In 2023, Stafford will earn a base salary of $1.5 million with added bonuses of $26 million.

In 2009, Stafford signed a six-year contract of $41.7 million in guaranteed money. Then in 2013, the Lions extended his contract for three-years for $53 million. Through 2017 he was guaranteed $41.5 million. Following this, Stafford on August 28, 2017, signed a 5-year, $135 million extension with $92 million guaranteed. In 2019, he was diagnosed with non-displaced fractures in his upper thoracic spine, causing him to miss more time than usual as he was placed on the injured reserve list. Stafford was traded to the Rams on March 18, 2021, for Jared Goff. He signed a four-year contract extension with the Rams on 20th March, 2022.

YearContractSigning BonusAverage Salary
2009-2015 (Detroit Lions)6 yr(s) / $72,000,000-$12,000,000
2013-2017(Detroit Lions Extension)3 yr(s) / $53,000,000$27,500,000$17,666,667
2017-2021 (Detroit Lions Extension)5 yr(s) / $135,000,000$50,000,000$27,000,000
2021-2022 (Los Angeles Rams)4 yr(s)/ $115,727,068$10,000,000$12,500,000
2022-2026 (Los Angeles Rams)4 yr(s)/ $160, 000,000$60,000,000$40,000,000

Matthew Stafford Endorsements

Stafford has endorsed the likes of Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and the St. Joe's Hospital. As of 2018, he 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.

Matthew Stafford's Investments

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In 2013, Stafford bought his Bloomfield Township home which sits on 1.27 acres of lakefront property, and which he sold for $6.5 million. The mansion houses a five-bedroom, seven-bathroom setting and has a larger infinity pool than any other home in all of Michigan. Over the side it has a cascading waterfall which makes it complete. It is located at 1867 Long Pointe Drive in Bloomfield Hills with more than 400 feet of frontage along Upper Long Lake. The indoor half basketball court is one highlighting feature of the house which was built in 1980. It’s not just any ordinary court but the original court the Detroit Pistons played on when they were at the Pontiac Silverdome.

He has now purchased properties at New Coast, California and Atlanta. His latest real estate purchase is a $19.6 million mansion in the Hidden Hills private area in San Fernando Valley. The house 15,000 square-feet residence has six bedrooms, and nine bathrooms along with an additional 3000 square-feet of garage space and covered patio.

Stafford also has a luxurious car collection which includes giant brands such as Audi, Bentley, Ferrari, Range Rover and Rolls-Royce Wraith.

Matthew Stafford's Charity Work

Matthew Stafford has been extensively involved in various charity efforts, and as a result, he was the Detroit Lions’ Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee for 2018. 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. In 2020, Matthew Stafford and his wife, Kelly, donated $350,000 to a social justice initiative run by their alma mater, the University of Georgia.

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