Sean Payton Bio, Family, Career, Wife, Net Worth, Measurements

Profession: Athlete
Date of birth: Dec 29, 1963
Age: 58
Net worth: 24 Million
Birth Place: San Mateo, CA
Height (m): 1.80
Religion: Christianity
Relationship Status: In Relationship

Sean Payton is an American former head coach who had served the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League from 2006 to 2021. He had begun his coaching career as an offensive assistant for San Diego State University. Following that, he had served in the assistant coaching positions for several colleges and NFL teams. In addition, he has received the AP NFL Coach of the Year Award.

He previously had played in the position of quarterback at Naperville Central High School and Eastern Illinois University, before playing professionally with Chicago Bears in 1987. Apart from that, he was suspended for the entire 2012 NFL season due to his involvement in the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal. Let us scroll over to know more information on the coach.

Sean Payton

Caption: The former American head coach, Sean Payton.
Source: NBC Sports

Sean Payton: Bio, Family, Career

He was born on 29 December 1963 as Patrick Sean Payton in San Mateo, California, the United States of America. He grew up in Naperville, Illinois by his parents Thomas and Jeanne Payton. His father worked in the insurance industry while no information on his mother. He has a nationality of American and belongs to white caucasian ethnicity.

Regarding his education, he had attended his grade and middle school in Newton Square, Pennsylvania. He later joined Naperville Central High School in Naperville, Illinois. During this time, he played as a quarterback before graduating in 1982. Following that, he went on to join Eastern Illinois University on a football scholarship. He has finished his university topping 300 yards per game and 509 passing yards.

But he was not drafted in the 1987 NFL Draft, he tried out for the Kansas City Chiefs for a day. In the same year, he played as a quarterback for the Chicago Bruisers and Pittsburgh Gladiators during the inaugural season of the Arena Football League. He had played with the teams like the Chicago Bears and Leicester Panthers of the professional UK Budweiser National League in 1988.

Professional career:

He gained more fame as a coach than a football quarterback player. In 1988, he began his coaching career as an offensive assistant at San Diego State University. Till 1997, he had served as an assistant coaching position at Indiana State University, Miami University (offensive coordinator), Illinois, and again at San Diego State (running backs coach).

After that, he then joined the Philadelphia Eagles as their quarterback’s coach from 1997-98. Also, he worked with offensive coordinator Jon Gruden and offensive line coach Bill Callahan. The New York Giants hired him in 1999 as their quarterback coach. In 2000, he was promoted to the role of offensive coordinator. From 2003-05, he worked with the Dallas Cowboys as an assistant head coach and a quarterbacks coach.

In 2006, he had his first job as a head coach with the New Orleans Saints. With the team, he has a successful playing and later signed a 5-year contract extension in September 2019. In the 2021 NFL season, he announced he will be stepping down as a head coach.

Sean Payton: Personal Life & Wife

Talking about his personal life, he is a divorcee. As of now, he is not single as of now and engaged to his girlfriend Skylene Montogomery on 8 November 2019. He announced his engagement during the end of the Saints vs, Falcons games on 10 November 2019. In June 2021, the duo had married each other.

Moreover, he previously was married to his first wife Beth Shuey whom he met at Indiana State University. The ex-couple were together until 2012 when they finalize their divorce. They have welcomed two children: a daughter Meghan (1996) and a son Connor (1999).

Sean and Skylene marriage

Caption: Sean and Skylene married in June 2021.
Source: Twitter

Sean Payton: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles

He has been making a hefty amount of money from his American football coaching career. In 2019, he also signed a contract with the Saints, making him one of the highest-paid coaches in the league. It was a five-year deal worth almost $9 million each year. Therefore, he has an estimated net worth of around $24 million. 

It seems that he is fairly active over different social media platforms. On Instagram, there is an unverified account under his name with 324 followers. She has a verified and personal Twitter account @seanpayton with 386.6k followers.

Sean Payton: Body Measurements

The coach has an average-looking body and a well-maintained body. His body stands to a height of 5 feet 11 inches or 1.80 meters and weighs around 91 kg. He has light blue eyes color as well as brown-silver hair color.

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