Matt Patricia Biography, Age, Career, Marital Status, Salary and Net Worth

This article will answer every question you have about Matt Patricia. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.

  1. What does Matt do for a living?
  2. Who are Matt’s parents and siblings?
  3. What are Matt’s interests and hobbies?
  4. Is Matt married or does he have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
  5. Does Matt have any children?
  6. Where is Matt now?
  7. How tall is Matt?
  8. How much money does Matt earn?
  9. What is Matt’s net worth?

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Who is Matt Patricia?

Mathew Edward Patricia abbreviated as Matt Patricia is a notable American football coach who is the senior football advisor for the New England Patriots of the NFL (National Football League). With the Patriots, he has served 15 non-consecutive seasons as an assistant coach and from 2012 to 2017, as the team’s defensive coordinator.


In his time with the Patriots, he won three Super Bowls, two as defensive coordinator, and presided over a defense in 2016 that led the league in fewest points allowed. From 2018 to 2020, he was the head coach of the Detroit Lions.

How Old Is Matt Patricia?

He is 47 years old as of May 2022, having been born on September 13, 1974, in Sherrill, New York, U.S. Matt shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Niall Horan, Lili Reinhart, Playboi Carti, Corey Scherer, Tyler Perry, and many more.

Matt Patricia Family

Who are Matt Patricia’s Parents and Siblings?

His secretive nature has shown up in his personal life. He has managed to keep his family background very private. In case there is news regarding his parents and siblings, we will update it here as soon as possible.

Matt Patricia Education

He received his high school education at Vernon-Verona High School. After high school, he attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI).

A Photo of Matt Patricia

A Photo of Matt Patricia

Matt Patricia’s Marital Status

He is married to the love of his life Raina Patricia. They married in 2009.

Matt Patricia Kids

He and his wife Raina have three kids. Two sons by the name Dante Patricia and Dominic Patricia. And a daughter by the name of Giamina Patricia.

Matt Patricia Career

A Playing Career

He has played at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) from 1992 to 1995 where he was a four-year letterman as a center and guards with the Engineers football team.

A Coaching Career

An Early Coaching Career

In 1996, he began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at RPI. After graduating, he received an offer to maintain nuclear submarines and aircraft carriers with the Westinghouse Electric Company. However, he declined the offer and returned to football from 1999 to 2000 where he was the defensive line coach for Amherst College. In 2001, he moved to Syracuse University as an offensive graduate assistant for the team. This position he held for three seasons.

A Career with the New England Patriots

In 2004, he joined the Patriots under head coach Bill Belichick as an offensive coaching assistant. That same year, the Patriots won their 3dr Super Bowl in Super Bowl XXXIX. Upon the departure of assistant offensive line/tight ends coach Jeff Davidson in 2005, Matt was reassigned as the Patriots’ assistant offensive line coach. For the 2006 season, he was reassigned to the linebackers coach. In 2011, he was named the team’s safety coach.

Moreover, he was promoted in 2012 to the title of defensive coordinator. The Patriots in 2016 gave Matt permission to interview for the head-coaching position of the Cleveland Browns but he would remain with the Patriots as defensive coordinator going into the 2016 season. Under Matt, the Patriots won three Super Bowls: Super Bowl XXXIX at the end of the 2004 season, Super Bowl XLIX at the end of the 2014 season, and Super Bowl LI at the end of the 2016 season.

A Career with the Detroit Lions

Matt was named the head coach of the Detroit Lions on February 5, 2018. In his first two games of the 2018 season with the Lions, he lost the first against the New York Jets 48-17 on September 10 on Monday Night Football. And the second the following week on September 16 against the San Francisco 49ers 30-27. His first win as Lions’ head coach came when he won against his previous team the New England Patriots 26-10 on September 23, 2018.

This was the Lions’ first win over the Patriots since 2000. The Lions under Matt posted a 6-10 record in 2018 and had a dismissal 3-12-1 season in 2019. Martha Firestone Ford and her soon-to-be successor Sheila Ford Hamp announced despite the record and decline they would give Matt Patricia another chance to show improvement in the 2020 season. However, on November 28, 2020, he and general manager Bob Quinn were both fired by the Lions. During his two seasons with the Lions, the team finished last in the NFC North division and was in the last place at the time of his firing.

A Career with the New England Patriots

It was reported on January 22, 2021, that he would be returning to the Patriots “in a variety of roles”. However, the new roles were not specified but it was reported that Patriots coach Bill Belichick and Matt are working out a similar role to what Mike Lombardi had in New England, though it is still a work in progress. In addition, he is expected to work on projects as well as be a resource to Bill.

Matt Patricia Height and Measurements

Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5ft 6inches (1.68m) and an unknown weight.

Matt Patricia’s Salary and Net Worth

He has an annual salary of $3 million and a net worth of $10 million.

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