Matt Patricia is an American football coach. He is currently the head coach of the Detroit Lions of the National Football League. As of 2021, Matt Patricia net worth is estimated to be $3 million.
|Net Worth (as of 2021)||$3 million|
|Date of Birth||September 13, 1974|
|Age||46 years old|
|Born Place||Sherrill, New York, United States|
|Source of Wealth||NFL Head Coach|
Patricia was born on September 13, 1974, in Sherrill, New York. He went to Vernon-Verona-Sherrill High School where he started playing football. He then played college football at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute where he was a four-year letterman as a center and guard. Patricia graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering from RPI in 1996.
Patricia started his coaching career in 1996 at RPI as a graduate assistant. He spent two years with RPI before moving to Amherst to become a defensive line coach. In 2001, he moved to Syracuse University as an offensive graduate assistant for the team. He managed to hold that position for three seasons.
In 2004, Patricia joined New England Patriots under head coach Bill Belichick as an offensive coaching assistant. A year later, he was assigned as the Patriots’ assistant offensive line coach. In 2006, he was given the role of linebackers coach, a position he held until 2010. In 2011, he was named the team’s safeties coach and a year later he was promoted to the defensive coordinator.
During his time at the Patriots, Patricia won three Super Bowls including two as a defensive coordinator. On February 5, 2018, Matt Patricia was hired as the head coach of the Detroit Lions. He suffered a loss in his first two games of the seasons. His first win as a head coach came on September 23, 2018, against his former team, the New England Patriots. In his first season, the Detroit Lions had a record of 6-10. Meanwhile, his second season with the Lions was not a successful one as his team had a record of 3-12 and 1 tie.
Regarding his personal life, Matt is married to Raina Patricia. They got married in 2009. Together, Matt and Raina have three children. The lovely family resides in Royal Oak, Michigan.