Everyone might be familiar with Beth Shuey's ex-husband Patrick Sean Payton professionally known as Sean Payton. American former player and football coach Sean Payton's net worth is what people are keen to know about him.
Today, leaving Payton's personal life aside, we will be talking about his professional life that includes his net worth, career, and awards. Also, get to know more about him right below:
Beth Shuey started his professional career as a player in the year 1987 and began his career as an offensive assistant in San Diego State in 1988. It's been almost three decades that he started his career and is still active in the field.
While surfing around the sites like The Richest and Celebrity Net Worth, Sean Payton's net worth is estimated to be around $12 million. He is estimated to earn around $8 million salary per year. Forbes claims that Sean Payton is the highest paid coach in U.S Sports.
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Sean Payton and Pete Carroll is the highest paid coach and have biggest contracts. Both of them make approximately $8,000,000 per year. In 2016, Payton agrees to five-year extension with the New Orleans Saints where the worth of the extension is slightly over $45 million. He also announced his plans to finish his career with the Saints.
Payton might have collected such a huge amount through his playing and coaching career. His coaching career helped him to the maximum to build up thick cash. Since he is still active in the field with huge $8 million salaries; no doubt, his net worth will get high in coming days.
Payton attended Naperville Central High School where he began as a quarterback before he graduated in the year 1982. While studying at Eastern Illinois University, he earned football scholarship and a successful career playing quarterback.
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In 1986, he led the Panthers to an 11-2 record and the team reached the quarterfinals of the Division I-AA Playoffs. While at the university, he became a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity. The Eastern Illinois team is also called "Eastern Airlines" because of its prolific passing attack that topped 300 yards per game under Coach Al Molde.
Payton began his coaching career as an offensive assistant for Diego State University. Later, he appeared as the quarterback coach for the Dallas Cowboys from 2003 to 2005. Since 2006, he has been the head coach for the New Orleans Saints.
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He made the team to the 2006 NFL Playoffs after 3013 seasons in the year 2005. In the same year, he won the AP NFL Coach of the Year Award. For being involved in the bounty scandal he was suspended for the entire 2012 season.
Sean Payton is best known for his several coaching positions in collegiate and NFL teams. He is also listed in 10th full-time coach in the year 2006 in the history of Saints.