Who Is George Paton?
George Paton is an American football executive who is the general manager of the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL). Paton previously served as the assistant general manager and vice president of player personnel for the Minnesota Vikings and served with the Vikings in various executive roles for 14 seasons.
Paton began his NFL career as a scout for the Chicago Bears before serving as the director of pro personnel for the Miami Dolphins from 2001 to 2006 and joining the Vikings in 2007. Paton played college football at UCLA and later professionally in Europe in the Austrian Football League and Italian Football League.
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How Old Is George Paton?
George Paton was born on May 5, 1970 (age 52 years) in La Cañada Flintridge, California, United States. He is the son of a high school football coach. Paton played quarterback at Loyola High School (Los Angeles) and defensive back at UCLA from 1988 to 1991, being a part of a pair of Bruin bowl teams. While at UCLA, Paton earned a bachelor’s degree in history.
George Paton played in the Italian Football League in 1992. In 1993, Paton played in the Austrian Football League with the Vienna Vikings. The team reached the league semi-finals.
Paton began his executive career in 1997 with the Chicago Bears in their scouting and personnel department, eventually rising up to the position of assistant director of pro personnel in 2000. In 2001, Paton was hired by the Miami Dolphins as their director of pro personnel.
In 2007, Paton was hired as the director of player personnel for the Minnesota Vikings, reuniting with the Vikings vice president of player personnel, Rick Spielman, who worked with Paton in Miami and Chicago. When Spielman was promoted to the Vikings general manager in 2012, Paton was promoted to assistant general manager.
In 2019, Paton was given an additional role as vice president of player personnel. On January 12, 2021, Paton was named the general manager of the Denver Broncos.
Who Is George Paton’s Wife?
George Paton is married to his wife Barbara Paton. The couple has two children, a daughter, Bella Paton and a son, Beau Paton. He stands at an appealing height of 1.83m and has a good body weight which suits his personality. As of mid-2022, George Paton and his wife Barbara Paton are still married.
George Paton net worth
How much is George Paton worth? George Paton net worth is estimated at around $5 million. His main source of income is from his career as an American football executive. George Paton’s salary per month with other career earnings is over $1 million dollars annually. His successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. He is one of the richest and most influential American football executives in the United States.