Heard of Sean Payton? Well, in this wonderful peace, we would discover the American football coach’s net worth, age, contract, statistics, and among others.

Sean Payton Biography

Sean Payton
Sean Payton

Born in San Mateo, California, USA, Sean Payton is an American football coach and former player who is currently the head coach for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). He coached them from 2006-2011, and from 2013 to the present. According to reports, he would have continued acting as their coach if not for the 1-year suspension thrown on him by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell as a result of what was widely dubbed “Bountygate.”

On March 21, 2012, Payton was suspended for the whole 2012 NFL season, initially set to produce results April 1, 2012, because of his supposed association in the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal, under which “bounties” were purportedly paid for contact that would “take out” designated players in rival groups.

Sean Payton Coaching Career

Payton’s coaching career began as the offensive assistant for San Diego State University and had several assistant coaching positions on college and NFL teams before being named as the tenth full-time coach in Saints history.

He was the quarterbacks’ coach for Philadelphia Eagles from 1997 to 1998. Payton was appointed as the quarterbacks’ coach for the New York Giants in 1999 and was promoted to the role of offensive coordinator in 2000.

With the Dallas Cowboys, Sean Payton was hired as an assistant head coach and a quarterbacks coach in 2003 under coach Quincy Carter, Vinny Testaverde, and Drew Bledsoe.

Payton had his first head coaching job with the New Orleans Saints in 2006.

Sean Payton Age

As of 2021, Sean Payton is 57 years old born on December 29, 1963.

Sean Payton Wife

sean payton and wife Beth Shuey
Sean Payton and wife Beth Shuey


On July 11, 1992, Sean Payton married Beth Shuey, an Indiana State University graduate while coaching there.

Sean Payton Children

Payton and Shuey have two children; daughter Meghan (born 1997) and son Connor (born 2000).

Sean Payton, wife and children
Sean Payton, wife and children

Sean Payton Salary

Sean Payton has an annual salary of $8 million.

Sean Payton Net Worth

Sean Payton has a net worth of $24 million.

Sean Payton Contract

According to Fox Sports, Sean Payton signed a five-year contract extension with the New Orleans Saints to keep him in town through the 2026 season.

Sean Payton Awards

National Football League Coach of the Year Award — AP, SN, PFW, Maxwell (2006)
Kansas City Committee of 101 NFC Coach of the Year (2006, 2009)
ESPY Awards Outstanding Team — New Orleans Saints (2010)
NCAA Silver Anniversary Awards (2012)


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