Net Worth: $12 Million
- Source of Wealth Sports, Football, NFL Coach
- Birth Place San Mateo, California
- Height 5' 11" (1.80 m)
- Marital Status Married to Beth Shuey
- Full Name Patrick Sean Payton
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth December 29, 1963
- Ethnicity Irish-Catholic
- Occupation Football coach
- Children Meghan and Connor
About Sean Payton
New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton has an estimated net worth of $12 million and an annual salary of $8 million. He earned his net worth as an American Football head coach in the NFL. He played as a quarterback at Naperville Central High School and Eastern Illinois University. He played professionally in 1987 and 1988. His coaching career started as offensive assistant for San Diego State University. He also had several coaching positions in collegiate and NFL teams before he was named as the 10th full-time coach of the Saints history in 2006.
Born Patrick Sean Payton on December 29, 1963 in San Mateo, California, he was raised in Naperville, Illinois by parents Thomas and Jeanne Payton. He attended Naperville Central High School and started as a quarterback in his senior year before he graduated in 1982. He had a football scholarship and a successful career playing quarterback at Eastern Illinois University. He led the Panthers to an 11-2 record and the quarterfinals of the Division I-AA Playoffs in 1986. He became a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity while at the University. The Eastern Illinois team was known as the “Eastern Airlines” under coach Al Molde because of their prolific passing attack that frequently topped 300 yards per game. They also had 509 passing yards in one game that is a high school record.
Payton was the quarterback coach for the Dallas Cowboys from 2003 to 2005. He has been head coach for the New Orleans Saints since 2006. The made it to the 2006 NFL Playoffs after a 3-13 season in 2005 and he won the AP NFL Coach of the Year Award. On March 21, 2012, he was suspended for the entire 2012 season due to his involvement in the bounty scandal. It is about the money offered to players who caused injuries that would take targeted players on opponent teams out of the game. It was effective on April 1, 2012.