Matt Ryan net worth and salary: Matt Ryan is an American football player with an estimated net worth of $20 million dollars and salary of $11.5 million. Born in Exton, Pennsylvania, Matt Ryan excelled at multiple sports in high school, but was most recognized for his work on the football field. He was a three-time All-League selection among other honors. He went on to play for Boston College, where he continued to excel, and received numerous honors both for his ability on the field and in the classroom. He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in 2008, and quickly established himself as an excellent quarterback, with his first pass in an NFL game resulting in a touchdown. Since then he has gone on to be named AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, PFWA Offensive Rookie of the Year, NFC Offensive Player of the Month (November 2010), and he was a Pro-Bowl selection in 2010. He also holds multiple Falcons franchise records, including records in passing, attempts, and completions in a single season.