Matt Ryan

Matt Ryan is an American professional football quarterback who is a free agent. He was selected by the Atlanta Falcons in the first round with the 3rd overall pick of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at Boston College.

This article is about Matt Ryan’s net worth, contract, salary, career earnings, biography, wife, and more.

Matt Ryan’s Biography and Career

Matthew Thomas Ryan was born on May 17, 1985, in Exton, Pennsylvania, U.S. He attended Penn Charter High School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., and played football as a quarterback.

College Career

Ryan Joined Boston College in 2003 and played college football for the Eagles from 2003-2007.

He redshirted his freshman year in 2003. In the 2004 season, Ryan had 350 passing yards for 2 touchdowns and 3 interceptions. In the 2007 season, he was named to the First-team All-ACC and First-team All-American. Ryan was awarded the ACC Offensive Player of the Year, ACC Player of the Year, Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, and Manning Award, all in the 2007 season.

Professional Career

Matt Ryan was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the first round with the 3rd overall pick of the 2008 NFL Draft. The quarterback has played 14 seasons for the Falcons from 2008-2021, and 1 season for the Indianapolis Colts in 2022.

In his rookie season in 2008, Ryan finished the season with 3,440 passing yards, 16 passing touchdowns, and 11 interceptions in 16 games and starts. He was named to the PFWA All-Rookie Team and got the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year title in 2008.

In the 2016 season, Ryan recorded career-high 4,944 passing yards, 38 touchdowns, and 7 interceptions. He became the NFL Most Valuable Player and NFL Offensive Player of the Year. Ryan was named to the First-team All-Pro and made it to the Pro Bowl for the 4th time in 2016 after 2010, 2012, and 2014.

In the 2022 season, Ryan appeared in 12 games and finished with 3,057 passing yards, 14 touchdowns, and 13 interceptions. Following the season, on March 15, 2023, his contract ran out.

Matt Ryan’s Net Worth and Salary

In 2023, quarterback Matt Ryan’s net worth is $75 million. His prime source of earnings is his football contract. His average annual salary was $12 million for the Indianapolis Colts.


Matt Ryan is not under any contract as of now. In 2022, Matt Ryan signed a one-year contract with the Indianapolis Colts, worth $12 million.

In 2018, Ryan signed a five-year contract extension with the Atlanta Falcons, worth $150 million. The contract came with a signing bonus of $46.5 million and a total guarantee of $100 million.

Career Earnings

Matt Ryan has played 14 seasons with the Atlanta Falcons and 1 season with the Indianapolis Colts. His career earnings are $291,713,631, only from football salaries.

The following table refers to Ryan’s career earnings in 15 seasons.

2008Atlanta Falcons$6,600,000
2009Atlanta Falcons$15,350,000
2010Atlanta Falcons$10,250,000
2011Atlanta Falcons$11,250,000
2012Atlanta Falcons$11,500,000
2013Atlanta Falcons$15,000,000
2014Atlanta Falcons$36,500,000
2015Atlanta Falcons$11,507,925
2016Atlanta Falcons$15,750,000
2017Atlanta Falcons$15,750,000
2018Atlanta Falcons$29,250,000
2019Atlanta Falcons$44,764,610
2020Atlanta Falcons$20,535,214
2021Atlanta Falcons$23,000,000
2022Indianapolis Colts$24,705,882

Personal Info

Full NameMatthew Thomas Ryan
BornMay 17, 1985
Previous ClubIndianapolis Colts
NFL Draft2008 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3
Shirt No.2
Age 38
Height 193 cm (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 220 lb (100 kg)
BirthplaceExton, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Nationality American
Net Worth$75 million 
Previous Average Annual Salary$12 million 
Relationship StatusMarried
WifeSarah Marshall
Instagram @ryan_matt02


Matt Ryan’s gorgeous wife is Sarah Marshall. They met while attending Boston College. Ryan and Sarah tied the knot in 2011.

Matt Ryan wife Sarah
Source: Instagram


Born on May 17, 1985. He is 38 years old.


He is 193 cm (6 ft 4 in) tall.


He is 220 lbs (100 kg).

NFL Stats

[As of Week 18, 2022]

Passing Attempts 8,464
Passing Completions5,551
Completion Percentage 65.6%
Passing Yards 62,6792
Passer Rating93.6


What is Matt Ryan’s Net Worth?

In 2023, his net worth is $75 million.

How much was his average annual salary?

$12 million.

Which college did he play for?

Boston College.

What is his shirt no.?

He wore No. 2 for the Indianapolis Colts.

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