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Matt LaFleur is currently the head coach of the NFL side Green Bay Packers. He previously served as the Quarterbacks’ coach of Washington Redskins and Atlanta Falcons. Moreover, he spent time as Offensive coordinator of Tennessee Titans and Los Angeles Rams.
LaFleur was born on 14th November 1979 to parents Denny LaFleur and Kristi LaFleur. His father, too, was involved in American football and coaching while his mother was a cheerleader and athletics coach.
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The Packers’ coach has a younger brother named Mike LaFleur, who is the passing game coordinator of the NFL team San Francisco 49ers.
Is Matt LaFleur married?
Matt LaFleur is married to his wife BreAnne LaFleur.
The American football coach, Matt LaFleur, is indeed a married man. He tied the knot with his wife BreAnne LaFleur, although the exact date of their wedding is still anybody’s guess. BreAnne, meanwhile, used to work as a pharmaceuticals seller in Ohio.
The couple shares two children named Luke and Ty. Back in 2012. Mlive reported their eldest son Luke was 17 months old at the time. The outlet further stated Matt needed to work during the Thanksgiving holiday.
The pair spent their vacation with the family in Michigan, giving half the attention to Redskins. LaFleur revealed he would get an opportunity to video call his family for a couple of minutes prior to entering the stadium.
The couple was already parents to two kids by 2014 after they welcomed their second son Ty.
Matt LaFleur and BreAnne LaFleur with their two sons.
Back when Matt replaced Mike McCarthy as the head coach of the Packers, he delivered an emotional first press conference where he said, “I’m all about family. I love my family.” In attendance were his wife, sons, and parents. He was particularly full of praise for his wife, who he called “the rock star in the family.”
Matt’s rapid growth in his career can be credited to his friendship with Robert Saleh, who serves as the San Francisco defensive coordinator. As a matter of fact, Robert was the best man at Matt’s wedding. Likewise, LaFleur returned the favor in Saleh’s marriage ceremony.
What is Matt LaFleur’s salary?
Matt LaFleur’s net worth is estimated to be $7 million.
On 8th January 2019, Matt LaFleur became the 15th head coach in the history of Green Bay Packers, signing a four-year contract with an additional option for a fifth year. Matt was pretty excited to coach Aaron Rodgers who threw for over 4,400 yards and 25 touchdowns the previous year.
Been told that #Packers coach Matt LaFleur's contract averages between $5-5.5M a year. It's four years with a five-year option. The #Packers owe Mike McCarthy around $9 million in 2019, so depending on LaFleur's structure, they'll be paying out about $14M in head coach salary.
— Tom Silverstein (@TomSilverstein) January 10, 2019
As per Milwaukee-Journal Sentinel reporter Tom Silverstein, Matt’s salary is around $5-5.5 million per season. Apparently, Packers owed former head coach Mike McCarthy $9 million for 2018 after he got sacked with a year left on his contract. Therefore, the NFL side shall pay around $14 million in head coach wages for the year.
Meanwhile, taking his overall career into account, Matt LaFleur’s net worth is estimated to be $7 million. His new salary as the Packers head coach means this figure is likely to double in no time.