Matthew Thomas Ryan is an American football quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League. After playing college football for Boston College, Ryan was drafted by the Falcons with the third overall pick in the first round of the 2008 NFL Draft.
Facts of Matt Ryan
|Full Name:||Matt Ryan|
|Age:||37 years 4 months|
|Birth Date:||May 17, 1985|
|Birth Place:||Exton, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Net Worth:||$70 million|
|Married Date:||April 02, 2011|
|Children:||Marshall Thomas Ryan, John Matthew Ryan|
|Relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is gay ?:||No|
|Father's Name:||Michael Ryan|
|Mother's Name:||Bernice Ryan|
|Height / How tall :||6ft. 4inch.(1.93 m)|
|Hair Color:||Dark brown|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn|
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Matt Ryan is an American football quarterback who currently serves as the team captain for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League(NFL). Ryan earned the “MVP of the Game” honors at the 2005 MPC Computers Bowl and as the ACC Player of the Year at the 2007 ACC Atlantic Division. In 2018, Ryan became the highest-paid player in NFL history with a $30 million per year until he was surpassed by Aaron Rodgers a month later. Ryan exited Sunday’s game held on October 20, 2019, against the Los Angeles Rams with an ankle injury.
What is Matt Ryan Famous for?
- Famous as the captain of the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League(NFL).
Where is Matt Ryan From?
Matt Ryan was born on May 17, 1985, in Exton, Pennsylvania, United Staes. His birth name is Matthew Thomas Ryan. His nationality is American. Ryan belongs to White ethnicity and is of Irish descent while Taurus is his zodiac sign.
Ryan is the son of Roman Catholics parent father, Michael Ryan, and mother, Bernice Ryan. Ryan was raised along with his three siblings: two brothers Michael and John Ryan and a sister, Kate Ryan.
Ryan was always interested in sports from an early age. He is the nephew of John Loughery, a former quarterback at Boston College also his cousin, Mike McGlinchey is a player who is drafted by the San Francisco 49ers.
Ryan attended the William Penn Charter School where he was a three-year starter who captured All-Southeastern Pennsylvania accolades as a senior quarterback. Ryan also earned All-East honors from Larunt Lemming Prep Football Report and All-City first-team honors in 2002. He was named the captain of all three teams his senior year, after which he received several scholarships offers as a sophomore.
Ryan then joined Boston College in 2003 where he was named the starting quarterback. He made his collegiate debut on October 2, 2004, against the UMass Minutemen. Ryan was even awarded the 2004 Freshman Male Scholar-Athlete Award and was named the “Most Valuable Player of the MPC Computers Bowl”/
During his college career, he won several honors such as the “Manning Award” and “Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award”.
Matt Ryan’s Career Highlights
Ryan kicked off his professional career after he was drafted third overall by the Atlanta Falcons in the 2008 NFL Draft.
Ryan was named the starting quarterback for the season opener against the Detroit Lions on August 24, 2008.
Ryan was named “Diet Pepsi Rookie of the Week”, “NFC Rookie of the Month”, “AP NFL Rookie of the Year” and “All-Rookie Team” for the 2008 season.
During the 2009 season, he suffered a turf toe injury and missed several matches.
His team “Atlanta Falcons” had a back-back winning season for the first time in franchise history.
Ryan was named the 52nd Best Player in the league on the list of NFL Top 100 Players of the Year in 2011.
He was even invited to the 2011 Pro Bowl(his first time), again in the 2012 season and 2013 season.
Ryan was named on the list of “NFL Top 100 Players of 2013” again in 2015, 2017 and 2018.
On July 25, 2013, Ryan signed a five-year contract extension worth $103.75 million with the Falcons.
The 2014 season was started with a victory over the New Orleans Saints.
In 2016, Ryan was named the “NFL Most Valuable Player of the Year”, “NFL Offensive Player of the Year” and “Bert Bell Award”.
Ryan started the 2017 season with a victory over the Chicago Bears.
Ryan signed a five-year contract worth $150 million with the Falcons on May 3, 2018.
Ryan was ranked 69th on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2019.
Ryan exited Sunday’s game held on October 20, 2019, against the Los Angeles Rams with an ankle injury.
Who is Matt Ryan Married to?
Matt Ryan is married to his long-term girlfriend named Sarah Marshall. Marshall was also a player on BC Women’s basketball team. Ryan first met Marshall in 2003 and after dating for about 7 years, the couple got engaged in 2010. They announced their engagement during the football season 2010.
On April 2, 2011, Ryan got married to Marshal. The couple is blessed with two children: twins son Marshall and John Ryan who were born on April 8, 2018. Currently, Ryan is living a great life with his wife and children.
Besides, Ryan is an avid golfer and has participated in such tournaments as the American Century Celebrity Golf Classic.
How Much Does Matt Ryan Earn From Atlanta Falcons?
The 34 years old player, Matt Ryan has quiet a great earning through his professional career as the team captain of Atlanta Falcons. Ryan has managed to amass a good fortune of the amount in million dollars through the contract deal, salaries, and endorsement deals. Ryan enjoys his fortune which is estimated to be around $70 million with $30 million as his salary.
Ryan had signed a 6-year contract worth of $72 million with $34.75 million guaranteed making him the fourth-highest paid quarterback in the NFL history. Ryan in 2014, he signed a 5-year contract extension worth of $103.75 million with $28 million as the signing bonus and $12 million as the optional bonus.
Ryan again signed a 5-year contract worth of $150 million with Falcons with $100 million guaranteed, making him the first player to average at least $30 million per year.
On March 12, 2019, the Falcons restructured Ryan’s contract by converting $8.75 million of his base salary into a signing bonus. Ryan also adds $1.8 million to his fortune through his endorsement deals like Nike, Comcast and Liquid Nutrition. With all the fortune in a million dollars, he has managed to live a lavish and luxurious lifestyle.
Ryan has a great car collection including the “Navy Blue color Ford Explorer”, “Range Rover”, “Audi”, “Cadillac”, “Ferrari”, and “Corvette”. Ryan lives in his luxurious house near Tuxedo Park worth $4.5 million.
How Tall is Matt Ryan?
Matt Ryan is a tall and handsome white guy who has a well maintained athletic body physique. Ryan stands tall with a height of 6ft. 4inch.(1.93 m) while his body weighs around 98kg(217 lbs). Ryan has a fair complexion with brown hair and brown eyes.