What is Matthew Stafford's net worth? LA Rams quarterback has $19.6M California mansion
Making it the Forbes The World's Highest-Paid Athletes 2018 list at #10, its safe to say that Los Angeles Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford has done fairly well for himself so far.
Known to have one of the highest paying contracts back in 2017, Stafford has managed to rake up quite the net worth for himself over the years. Here's a look at just how much the quarterback is currently worth and the sprawling real estate properties he owns.
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Who is Matthew Stafford?
John Matthew Stafford was born on February 7, 1988, in Tampa, Florida, to John and Margaret Stafford. He has an older sister named Page and the family lived in Dunwoody, Georgia, where his father attended graduate school at the University of Georgia. They later moved to Dallas, Texas, where he attended Highland Park High School. He then went to University of Georgia, and played for the Bulldogs before making it to the Detroit Lions first overall during the 2009 NFL Draft. He currently holds the NFL record for the most comeback wins - 8 in a season - and also ranks in the top 20 all-time in pass attempts, completions, passing yards, and passing touchdowns. His $135-million contract extension with the Lions made him the highest-paid NFL player back in 2017.
His net worth
As reported by Celebrity Net Worth, Stafford's net worth is an impressive $18 million, while he draws a salary of $17 million. Apart from his NFL salary, Stafford also endorses brands such as Nike, PepsiCo, Fanatics, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Ford Motor, Panini and St Joe's Hospital, making around an estimated $2 million from the same, as reported by Forbes. He also owned a sprawling spaced in Michigan - a 12,000-square-foot mansion located in Bloomfield Hills. The home came with five-bedroom and seven-bathroom and boasted of the largest infinity pool in Michigan; complete with a cascading waterfall over the side.
The mansion was also equipped with an indoor half-basketball court and a dining room with a glass floor above a temperature-controlled wine cellar. He put up the home for sale in January 2021 for $6.5 million. The house was renovated in 2016, with the addition of features such as fireplaces, a glass elevator, balconies, an entertainment area, and a marble bathroom attached to the master suite.
Post his trade to the Ram, he purchased a $19.6 million home in the gated community of Hidden Hills, California. The 15,000 square feet mansion has a theatre, gym, massage room, two wine rooms, a guest house, and a six-car garage.