Clay Matthew Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Christian Mba
Feb 29, 2024 By Christian Mba
Originally Published on May 30, 2022
Clay Matthews was the highest-paid linebacker in the NFL history, signing a deal worth $66 million with the Packers in 2013.
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About Clay Matthews

Clay Matthews III is a football linebacker from Northridge, California, who played for Green Bay Packers (2009-2018) and for Los Angeles Rams in 2019.
Clay Matthews was born into a family of football players who played in the National Football League as quarterbacks and linebackers. His father, Clay Matthews Jr., and grandfather, Clay Matthews Sr., were also professional football players.

Clay Matthews Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Clay Matthews' net worth?

Thanks to his extensive NFL career, American professional football player, Clay Matthews III, has an estimated net worth of $50 million. His net worth includes all his assets, income, and money from all sources.

How much does Clay Matthews earn per year?

Clay Matthews's annual earnings haven't been disclosed. However, in 2019, Clay Matthews III signed a deal with the Los Angeles Rams with a maximum sign deal of approximately $16 million.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Clay Matthews?

Clay Matthews stands at 6 ft 3 in (191 cm) tall.

How old is Clay Matthews?

Clay Matthews was born on May 14, 1986, with the zodiac sign Taurus. He turned 36 years old in May 2022.

Childhood And Education

Clay Matthews was born William Clay Matthews III on May 14, 1986, in Northridge, California, USA. His parents are Clay Matthews Jr. and Leslie Matthews. Matthews III has four siblings; Casey Matthews, Brian Matthews, Kyle Matthews, and Jennifer Matthews.
Clay Matthews III's brother and uncle, Casey Matthews and Bruce Matthews, are linebackers. His older brothers, Kyle and Brian, were also members of National Championship teams during their games with USC Trojans football.
Clay Williams III graduated from Agoura High School, Agoura Hills, California. After high school, Williams III attended a local community college and attended the University of Southern California, with the aim to become a walk-on for the USC Trojans football team. In college, he played under head coach, Pete Carroll.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Clay Matthews' partner?

William Clay Matthews III has been married to Casey Noble since 2015. They have two kids, Madeline Joy and William Clay Matthews IV.
Clay Matthews presently resides in the Nashville suburbs, in Tennessee, USA.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

William Clay Matthews III, widely recognized as Clay Matthews, is an American football linebacker, who is a free agent and also known as an all-time quarterback sack leader of the Green Bay Packers. He played with Green Bay Packers in the six-time Pro Bowl selection and two-time All-Pro.
Clay Matthews III played for Green Bay Packers from 2009-2018 and for Los Angeles Rams in 2019. He began his college football at the University of Southern California and was a standout special-teams player. Matthews III won three consecutive Special Teams Players of the Year Awards from 2006-2008. He also extended his career by being a part of three Pac-10 Championship teams.
Clay Matthews III was selected in the first NFL draft round by the Green Bay Packers. In his rookie year, he recorded 10 sacks as an outside linebacker, stepped in as a top contributor on the Green Bay Packers defense, and played his early matches against Detroit Lions, Dallas Cowboys, and Minnesota Vikings. Clay Matthews had the records of three fumble recoveries, seven pass deflections, 10 sacks, and 51 tackles in his first season. In the 2010 season, Matthews III lost the Defensive Rookie of the Year to his former USC teammate, Brian Cushing.
From 2014-2015, Matthews III played both inside and outside linebackers. He is also active in the sports memorabilia circuit, selling game-used equipment through Fanatics Inc. and signing exclusive autographs with Waukesha Sportscards, Wisconsin. However, he left Wisconsin in 2019 and joined Los Angeles Rams.

Charity Work

Clay Matthews III modeled for a charity event and also tested a Depend adult incontinence under his uniform to benefit the Jimmy V Foundation. He has supported causes such as cancer research, children's health, domestic violence prevention, and feeding the hungry.

What awards has Clay Matthews won?

Clay Matthews' notable recognitions and awards include being a Super Bowl champion (XLV), NFL Defensive Player of the Year (2010, 2013, 2014, 2016), NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year (2009), and NFL Comeback Player of the Year (2018).
Clay Williams III has also been honored in the NFL 100th anniversary team with a Butkus Award in 2010, PFWA All-Rookie Team in 2009, and Rose Bowl Champion in 2007, 2008, and 2009.

Clay Matthews' Hobbies And Interests

Clay Matthews' hobbies include relaxing, playing video games, and watching movies. He also enjoys fishing, football, and bicycles.

Other Interesting Clay Matthews Facts And Trivia

  • Clay Matthews is the nephew of Bruce, a Pro Football Hall of Fame offensive lineman. He is also the brother and son of former NFL linebackers, Casey and Clay Matthews Jr.
  • Clay Matthews was drafted in the 2009 NFL draft by the Green Bay Packers, and his older brother, Casey, was drafted in the fourth round of the 2011 NFL draft by the Philadelphia Eagles.
  • Clay Matthews III has built a large estate in the Oaks of Calabasas gated community, with his wife, Casey.
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