The sports personality Sean Payton is a successful football player and coach. Payton coached several NFL teams. However, he is popular as the head coach of the New Orleans Saint. The team is the winner of the Super Bowl Championship (XLIV).

From his successful professional playing and coaching career, Sean undoubtedly gathered prominence. Payton also gathered an impressive sum of wealth. Know about his exact wealth and earnings in the following sections.

Sean Payton As A Football Player

The 58 aged Sean graduated from Naperville Center High School, where he played as a quarterback for his senior year. Later, Payton got a football scholarship at Eastern Illinois University. There he played as a quarterback.

On September 22, 2020, Sean Payton was fined $100,000 by the NFL for not wearing a face mask during a week 2 game.

Photo: The 58 aged Sean Payton played for the British American football team ‘Leicester Panthers’ as a quarterback
Source: Twitter @Arlo White

Later, in 1987, Sean played football professionally. He played for Chicago Bruisers and Pittsburgh Gladiators of Arena Football League (AFL). Similarly, in 1987, Payton played for Ottawa Rough Riders of the Canadian Football League and the Chicago Bears of the NFL.

Moreover, he signed a five-year contract worth $37.5 million in 2011, which was provided by the NFL in 2012. On March 23, 2016, he re-signed five years contract worth $42.5 million.

In 1988, Sean became a member of the British American Football team Leicester Panthers. Being a quarterback, Sean earned an impressive salary. He might have achieved an annual wage in thousand of figures.

The Former New Orleans Saint Head Coach

In 2006, Sean joined the professional NFL team New Orleans Saint as a head coach. The information about Sean’s contract with New Orleans Saint is unclear. As per celebritynetworth, he signed a contract worth $45 million with an estimated annual salary of $8 million. Furthermore, Payton has been the New Orleans Saints’ head coach since 2006.

Snap: Sean Payton steps out as New Orleans Saint head coach
Source: Instagram @sean._.payton

Moreover, Sean is one of the highest-paid head coaches. During his coaching, the team has won games such as NFC South, 2007 NFL Season and Super Bowl 2009 Season. Similarly, Payton received the 2007 AP NFL Coach of the Year Award.

In January 2022, Sean Payton “stepping away” from New Orleans Saint as a head coach. Speaking at the news conference, Payton revealed he is interested in working as a TV analyst rather than returning as a coach.

Sean Payton’s Book And Movie Appearance

The 5-feet-11-inch (180 cm) tall Sean is also an author. In 2010, Sean Payton, with co-author Ellis Henican published the book Home Team: Coaching the Saints and New Orleans Back to Life.

Photo: The 2022 Netflix comedy film ‘Home Team’ is based on the story of Sean’s New Orleans Saint suspension for a year over a Bounty Gate Scandal
Source: IMDb

Similarly, Netflix released Home Team, a comedy film based on Sean’s coaching career. The 2022 film tells the story of Payton’s New Orleans Saint suspension over a Bounty Gate Scandal for a year. In the movie, actor Kevin James played the role of Sean Payton. Also read: Dianna De La Garza

Additionally, Sean made a cameo appearance as a janitor in the film.

Sean Payton Lavish House

With his first wife, Beth Shuey, and children Meghan (b. 1997) and Connor Payton (b. 2000), Sean moved to live in Mandeville, Louisiana. Because of Hurricane Katrina, the home was destroyed. Later, Sean constructed the house using Chinese Drywall. That created issues that led the family to move out of the house.

Image: the former New Orleans Saint head coach Sean Payton sold his Vaquero Clubhouse.
Source: Realtor

Later, the family bought a house in Vaquero Club. The family lived there until Sean and Beth’s divorce in June 2012. Payton sold the house. Additionally, Sean has married his girlfriend, Skylene Montgomery, since 2021.

In June 2014, Payton bought a condo for $1.47 million. The building is 2,885 square feet in New Orleans. Moreover, as of early 2022, Sean Payton has an estimated net worth of $24 million.

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