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Connor Payton: The Son Of Former NFL Player Sean Payton

Connor Payton is mostly recognized for being the son of former football player Sean Payton. Sean was an NFL quarterback. Besides, he also worked as a head coach for the New Orleans Saints for more than a decade. Payton lead the team to their first Super Bowl win in 2009.

On the other hand, Connor is just currently completing his education and the question is, will he follow in his father’s footsteps and make a name for himself? No matter what, Sean must be proud of his son.

Therefore, in this article, we will talk more about Connor. How old is he? Does he have Siblings? Who is his mother? Is he interested in football? If not what is he interested in? And does Connor have a girlfriend? Stick with us till the end and you will find the answers to all of these questions.

How Were Connor Payton’s Early Years? Facts About His Age, Family, And Education

He was born on 31st May 2000 in Texas. Connor is currently 22 years old. As mentioned earlier, he is the son of Sean Payton and Beth Shuey. Besides, he also has an older sister named Meghan Payton who was born in 1996 and is currently 26 years old.

Connor Payton with his dad.
Sean is a former football coach.

Similarly, Connor is the grandson of Joyce Antcliff Shuey and Thomas Milton Shuey. Likewise, from his father’s side, his grandparents were Jeanne Payton and Thomas Payton.

Talking about his ethnicity, he is Caucasian and holds an American nationality.

His Education Details

For his primary and secondary education, Connor went to Liberty Christian School located in Denton County, Texas. He played football for Liberty Christian Warriors.

Connor Payton wearing a football dress.
Meghan is a sports reporter.

After completing high school, Payton went to Texas Christian University situated in Fort Worth. He joined the institution on 31st July 2019. As of 2023, he is still a member of the institution.

Similarly, his sister went to Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, in 2015. After being part of the institution for four years, Meghan graduated in 2019.

What Does Connor Payton Do For A Living?

As we said earlier, Connor used to play football for his team Liberty Christian Warriors.¬†As of 2023, he is working at the Saints Training Camp in the Saints Scouting Department. Unfortunately, Payton hasn’t revealed much about his position in the training camp.

Connor Payton with his family.
Connor’s mom is a divorce care leader.

Likewise, he has also worked as a consultant for the Netflix movie Home Team. It is based on his father’s story after his suspension for almost a year of the New Orleans Saints in 2012. In the film, Tait Blum played the role of Connor. The movie was released in 2022 and the project was directed by Charles Kinnane and Daniel Kinnane. Alongside him, popular actors including Kevin James, Taylor Lautner, and Rob Schneider played in the movie.

In the meantime, it might be worth mentioning that his sister is also walking in their father’s footsteps. Even though Meghan is not a football player, she is working as a sportscaster and sports reporter in the NFL. Previously, she was the sideline reporter for New Orleans Saints.

Connor Payton’s Hobbies

It might not surprise most readers that Connor loves to watch and play football as his father was a professional football player. He started playing football at a very young age and loves playing whenever he gets the chance. Likewise, he plans on playing football professionally in the NFL.

Connor Payton with his father
The father-son duo at a football game.

Aside from his love for football, Payton is also a big fan of basketball. Like Connor, Sean also loves basketball. Both father and son love watching basketball and their favorite team is New Orleans Pelicans.

According to some sources, his sister also loves basketball although she hasn’t said much about it in public.

Connor Payton’s Parents Met At Indiana University

Beth and Sean met each other for the first time while Shuey was studying at Indiana University. At that time, Connor’s father was working as a football coach at the university. They felt some kind of connection and started dating one another.

Connor Payton father and mother.
The pair was together for more than two decades.

After dating for while the couple decided to walk down the aisle on 11th July 1992. The duo was having a blast in their relationship and a couple of years later, they became parents to their first child Meghan in 1996; four years later, they welcomed Connor. Everything seemed fine until they decided to part ways in 2012.

Their Divorce

Sadly, after being together for more than 20 years, Connor’s parents decided to separate. Sean filed for divorce in June 2012 in Tarrant County, Texas. However, none of the parties have revealed the real reason for separating.

Moreover, according to their divorce settlement, Shuey got custody of her children. Likewise, Sean had to pay for child support, medical care, and education.

After the divorce, Sean and Beth moved on with their lives. Connor’s mom is currently married to Jamie McGuire. The couple took their marriage vows on Sept 20, 2020. She has two step-daughters from her hubby’s previous relationship Molly McGuire and Maggie McGuire.

On the other hand, Connor’s dad is married to Skylene Montgomery. The duo got hitched on the 21st of June 2021.

Is Connor Payton In a Relationship?

It is very hard to say if Connor is dating someone as he is very secretive about his personal life. We went to his Instagram to see if he had posted some pictures about his girlfriend but unfortunately, his Instagram is private. So, we can assume that the celebrity son is currently single and focusing on his career.

Whatever the case, let’s hope that he will find his true love and we will get to know who the lucky person is sooner rather than later.

Connor Payton’s Net Worth

The star kid isn’t professionally active in any field thus he doesn’t have a stable source of income at the moment. However, some sources have speculated his total net worth to be around $100,000.

On the other hand, his father, Sean Payton has an estimated wealth of $24 million. He earned most of his money through his career as a football player and a football coach.