John Matthew Stafford
Net Worth: $21 million
Source of Wealth: sports, football
Born: February 7, 1988
College: University of Georgia
Matthew Stafford earned his wealth as a quarterback in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the Georgia Bulldogs. In 2009, he was drafted first overall by the Detroit Lions.
How much money does Matt Stafford make?
2009: $3.1 million
2012: $11.5 million
2013: $12 million
2014: $11 million
2009: signed a 6 year $72 million contract with Detroit (DET)
Annual earnings from endorsements
2012: $1.5 million
He landed an endorsement deal with Champs Sports.
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