Matt Patricia Biography

Updated On Jul 07, 2019 Published On Jan 15, 2018
Facts of Matt Patricia
Date of Birth: 1974 , September-13
Birth Nation: United States
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Matt Patricia is an American football coach who currently is associated with the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL) as the head coach. He has also worked as the defensive coordinator for the New England Patriots of the NFL.

Matt Patricia's early life

He was born on September 13, 1974, Sherrill, New York, the United States. He was raised in his birthplace along with his siblings. He is of American nationality and his ethnicity is white.


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He joined Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he matriculated and also was a four-year letterman as a center and guard with the Engineers football team.

He earned a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering from RPI in 1996.

Matt Patricia's career

After completion of his bachelor degree, Patricia started his coaching career as a graduate assistant. After working two years as an application engineer with Hoffman Air & Filtration Systems in East Syracuse, New York.

He got an offer to maintain nuclear submarines and aircraft carriers with the Westinghouse Electric Company for a $100,000 per year. However, he decided to work as the defensive line coach at Amherst College.

After some year, Patricia joined the Patriots under head coach Bill Belichick as an offensive coaching assistant. After a year, he was reassigned as the Patriots' assistant offensive line coach.

After that, linebackers coach Dean Pees was promoted to defensive coordinator.  Some popular football player's on his team are Randy MossVince Wilfork, and Ezekiel Elliott.

Later Patricia became the safeties coach in 2011. Next year, he was named as defensive coordinator. Similarly, he received permission from patriots to interview for the head coach position of the Cleveland Browns; however, he would remain with the Patriots as defensive coordinator.

Matt worked with the Patriots for 14 years from 2004-17, under various positions, and Patriots have won three Super Bowls with him including Super Bowl XXXIX in 2004, Super Bowl XLIX in 2014 and Super Bowl LI in 2016.

On January 1, 2018, the date know as NFL Balck Monday, it was revealed that Detroit Lions and New York Giants have eyes on him, and on February 5, 2018, was appointed as the head coach of the Detroit.

Matt Patricia's personal life

He married his long-term girlfriend, Raina Patricia, after dating her for several years. The married couple blessed with two sons, Dominic and Dante, and a daughter, Giamina.

Besides his current spouse, he has not revealed his other affairs. He lives a happy married life along with his wife and children. There is no rumor about his divorce and extramarital affairs.

Matt Patricia's net worth

Patricia is a talented, active and influencing defensive coordinator, who earns an average amount of money. He has also worked for numerous football club, from which he must have collected a big chunk of amount; however, the exact figure of his net worth is under review.

Some sites have mentioned that Matt Patricia might be holding a net worth of $3 million.

Matt Patricia facts on timeline

Born in United States

September 13 , 1974

Matt Patricia was born in Sherrill, New York, the United States to American parents and was raised in his birthplace along with his brother and sister. Currently, he is 44-year-old.

Received a permission for The head coach interview


After his successful career as a coach, Matt Patricia received permission to interview for the head-coaching position of the Cleveland Browns, but Patricia would remain with the Patriots as defensive coordinator. 

promoted to defensive coordinater

January 1 , 2012

Matt Patricia was promoted to the title of defensive coordinator, though he had been calling the plays on defense since the departure of Pees following the 2009 season.


Married Raina Patricia


Matt Patricia dated his girlfriend Raina Patricia for long-time. After dating several years, he married his girlfriend and blessed with two sons, Dominic and Dante, and a daughter, Giamina. 

Total Net worth


As a popular coordinator, Matt Patricia earns a huge amount of money from his professional football coaching career. His net worth as of 2018 is still under review.

Joined Detriot Lions

January 5 , 2018

After 14 years with New England Patriots, Matt Patricia joined Detriot Lions. He replaced the recently fired Jim Caldwell and reunited with his former Patriots executive Bob Quinn.