Matt Light Net Worth

They are the people kids idolise and see as role models. Most athletes are renowned for their competitiveness, athletic abilities and riches. Let’s talk about the latter, shall we? Matt Light is a star as a Football player. Born in Greenville, Ohio, United States on the June 23, 1978 this person had found his passion and talents where awards and recognition came soon afterwards. A proud American, standing at 1.93 m, Matt Light has received recognition for a lot of success on and off the field unknown. Throughout a decorated career, the nicknames of unknown have stuck. With regards to personal life Matt Light has attended Purdue University, Greenville High School. Collin Light, William Light, Gracie Light Susie Light William Light, Marilyn Light are his family. So, what about the net worth? Well it is estimated that this athlete has a net worth of $10 Million.

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Matt attended Greenville High School and played football during his time there, as a linebacker and also played guard, tackle, and tight end. He also competed in track and field, specifically shot put and was a district champion. After matriculating, he attended Purdue University and played for the Purdue Boilermakers from 1996 to 1999. He began his career as a true freshman tight end, and redshirted in 1997. In 1998, he moved to left tackle and two years later, he would earn first-team All-Big Ten recognition. He helped his team get a Big Ten title and a Rose Bowl Game appearance that season.

Light joined the 2001 NFL Draft and was selected in the second round by the New England Patriots. He started 12 games during his rookie season in which the Patriots would win Super Bowl XXXVI against the St. Louis Rams. The following year, he started all 16 games at left tackle for the team, but they missed the playoffs. In 2003, he would earn his second Super Bowl ring and was a part of the strong defensive line in Super Bowl XXXVIII which they were up against the Carolina Panthers. Success continued for the team in 2004 and his net worth increased significantly. A large part of this was thanks to a six year contract extension worth $27 million. He then got his third Super Bowl ring against the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl XXXIX.

In 2005, Matt was sidelined after a broken leg and was placed on the injured reserve list. He returned in 2006 and would later become part of the 2007 Pro Bowl, replacing the injured Jonathan Ogden, his first career Pro Bowl appearance. The following season, he was part of the Patriots run to Super Bowl XLII which they would lose to the New York Giants, but afterwards he was elected to the 2008 Pro Bowl. He also became an injury replacement at the 2010 Pro Bowl. In 2011, he signed a two year contract with the Patriots, increasing his net worth somewhat before officially announcing his retirement the following year.

Light joined “ESPN” after retiring, and works there as an NFL Analyst. He’s contributed to the network’s various shows including “SportsCenter”, “Sunday NFL Countdown”, “NFL Live”, “ESPN First Take”, and “NFL32”.

For his personal life, it is known that Matt is married to Susie and they have four children. He started his own non-profit fund to help kids who need a mentor towards success, called the Light Foundation.

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  • Full Name: Matt Light
  • Net Worth: $10 Million
  • Date Of Birth: June 23, 1978
  • Place Of Birth: Greenville, Ohio, United States
  • Height: 1.93 m
  • Weight: 138 kg
  • Profession: Football player
  • Education: Purdue University, Greenville High School
  • Nationality: American
  • Spouse: Susie Light
  • Children: Collin Light, William Light, Gracie Light
  • Parents: William Light, Marilyn Light
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  • Offensive Lineman with The New England Patriots in his fifth season. [November 2005]
  • Offensive tackle with the New England Patriots, 2001-2011.
  • He was selected with the 48th pick overall in the second round of the 2001 NFL Draft by The New England Patriots, out of Purdue University.
  • He appears in a Visa commercial with Tom Brady and his fellow offensive line mates Dan Koppen, Tom Ashworth, Russ Hochstein, and Brandon Gorin.
  • His most impressive game came in Super Bowl XXXIX, when he held heralded defensive end Jevon Kearse to two meaningless tackles.
  • Majored in industrial technology at Purdue University.
  • Earned Football News 2001 NFL All-Rookie Team honors.


Title Year Status Character
NRA All Access 2014 TV Series special thanks – 1 episode
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Mike & Mike 2010-2013 TV Series Himself – ESPN NFL Analyst / Himself – Guest
NFL Monday Night Football 2002-2008 TV Series Himself – New England Patriots Tackle
2007 AFC Championship Game 2008 TV Special Himself – New England Patriots Tackle
Pardon the Interruption 2007 TV Series Himself
NBC Sunday Night Football 2006-2007 TV Series Himself – New England Patriots Tackle / Himself – New England Patriots tackle
ESPN 25: Who’s #1? 2007 TV Series documentary Himself
60 Minutes 2005 TV Series documentary Himself – Offensive Tackle, New England Patriots (segment “The Winner”)
Super Bowl XXXIX 2005 TV Special Himself – New England Patriots Tackle
Late Show with David Letterman 2005 TV Series Himself – Top Ten List Presenter
ESPN’s Sunday Night Football 2002-2004 TV Series Himself – New England Patriots Tackle
Super Bowl XXXVIII 2004 TV Special Himself – New England Patriots Left Tackle
The NFL on CBS 2003 TV Series Himself – New England Patriots Tackle
NFL on FOX 2003 TV Series Himself – New England Patriots Tackle
Super Bowl XXXVI 2002 TV Special Himself – New England Patriots Left Tackle
2001 AFC Championship Game 2002 TV Special Himself – New England Patriots Tackle
2001 NFL Draft 2001 TV Series Himself – 48th Overall Pick
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60 Minutes 2007 TV Series documentary Himself – Tom’s Teammate (segment “The Winner”)