Tyrann Mathieu Biography

September 1, 2020
First published on:September 1, 2020
by John Max

Facts of Tyrann Mathieu

Birth Name Tyrann Devine Mathieu
Birth Place New Orleans, Louisiana
Famous Name Tyrann Mathieu
Net Worth $10 Million
Salary $11,150,000
Position in Team Safety
Current team Kansas City Chiefs
Nationality American
Ethnicity Afro-American
Profession NFL Player
Children Two
Girlfriend Sydni Paige Russell

Tyrann Devine Mathieu a.k.a. Tyrann Mathieu is an American football safety currently signed to the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He finished his collegiate career at Louisiana State University (LSU). He was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft and also was a part of Houston Texans.

Nicknamed "The Honey Badger" and "The Landlord", Mathieu was born on 13th May 1992, under the star sign Taurus. As per nationality, the twenty-eight years old is holds American citizenship and is of Afro-American ethnic background. Further, he stands 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) tall and weighs 190 lb (86 kg).  

How Much Is Tyrann Mathieu's Net Worth In 2020?

On 23rd May 2013, Tyrann signed his first professional contract a 4 year $3.05 million deal with Arizona. On 2nd August 2016, he signed a 5 year $62.5 million extension contract with Arizona. On 16th March 2018, he signed a 1 year $7 million contract with Houston.

Currently, he is under a 3 year, $42 million contracts with the Kansas City Chiefs, including a $14,800,000 signing bonus, $26,800,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $14,000,000. In the 2020 season, Mathieu's base salary is $11,150,000 with a workout bonus of $250,000 and will carry a cap hit of $16,333,333 and a dead cap value of $21,016,668.

Year Team Earning
2013 Arizona Cardinals $769,375
2014 Arizona Cardinals $647,031
2015 Arizona Cardinals $973,927
2016 Arizona Cardinals $16,671,407
2017 Arizona Cardinals $5,000,000
2018 Houston Texans $7,000,000
2019 Kansas City Chiefs $15,800,000

Seven seasons in the NFL has earned him $46,861,740. As of 2020, his net worth is approximately $20 million

Tyrann Mathieu's Wife: Is He Married?

Tyrann Mathieu is in a relationship with his long-time partner Sydni Paige Russell. The duo has been together since 2011 and is now planning to tie the knot. In Mid of 2019, Mathieu popped a question with an engagement ring worth an estimated $250,000. 

Tyrann Mathieu's wife and son SOURCE: Instagram @sydnipaige

Mathieu and Russell have a young son and have been together since they were both students at Louisiana State University. Sydni Paige Russell Became a Mother in June of 2014 and socials is filled with pictures of her little boy, who was named after his father. In December 2019, they had their second child, a daughter, Jill Marie. 

Now Sydni Paige Russell Has Been a Professional Dancer For Two NBA Teams. Sydni Paige Russell Finished Her Undergraduate Education at Arizona State University & Majored in Journalism. 

Early Years

Mathieu was raised by his grandparents. His biological mother was not present the majority of the time whereas his biological father, Darrin Hayes, has been incarcerated for murder most of Mathieu's life. After his grandfather died in 1997, Mathieu was adopted by his uncle, Tyrone Mathieu, and aunt, Sheila Mathieu.

Mathieu enrolled at the St. Augustine High School, where he played for the school team. Mathieu accepted an athletic scholarship to attend Louisiana State University, where he played from 2010 to 2011.

NFL Player

In the 2013 NFL Draft, the Arizona Cardinals selected Mathieu in the third round (69th overall). He made his professional regular-season debut in the Arizona Cardinals' season-opener at the St. Louis Rams. On March 14, 2018, he was released by the Cardinals. 

On 17th March 2018, he signed with the Houston Texans.

On 14th March 2019, he signed to the Kansas City Chiefs.

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