Skylene Montgomery is an American ex-beauty queen. She was Miss Virginia at the 2009 Miss USA beauty pageant held at Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas. She is also known for being the spouse of the former American Football player and coach Sean Payton.
Skylene Montgomery Age and Biography
Skylene Montgomery was born Kasey Montgomery on 4th December 1984 in Parkersburg, West Virginia, USA to parents Skylar Montgomery, a garage door supplier, and Darlene Montgomery. She grew up as an only child in a middle-class family. Growing up she would dress like a tomboy and also gave herself the nickname Skylene, a combination of both of her parents’ names.
She entered the world of pageantry when she competed for Miss Teen West Virginia when she was the second runne-up. Still determined to do more, she competed for Miss West Virginia 2008, where she came in first. A year later she represented West Virginia at the Miss USA pageant.
Montgomery attended Petersburg South High School, in West Virginia. Following her graduation from high school, she attended Marshall University, Huntington where she got her degree in Exercise Physiology. She then went on to study Nursing and Communications at West Virginia College. She worked at the St Mary Hospital in Huntington as an assistant. She also worked as a medical field nurse so she worked in several cities including the Ochsner Medical Center in the gastrointestinal intensive care facility. She now has a Master’s degree in Nursing Science from Loyola University, New Orleans.
Besides being a professional nurse, Montgomery is also a Volleyball coach.
Montgomery and Payton met for the first time in 2012 at an NFL game between the New Orleans Saints and the North Carolina Panthers. In 2019, Payton surprised her with a marriage proposal on Friday night time at the French Quarter restaurant located on the Longway Tavern in the New Orleans French Quarter District. In 2021, the couple tied the knot at a private party at the One & Only Palmilla Resort in Mexico City.
Montgomery is Payton’s second wife as the ex-NFL player was previously married to Beth Shuey from 1992-2012. Payton has two children from his previous marriage, Meghan and Connor Payton.
Skylene Montgomery Net Worth
Skylene Montgomery’s net worth as of 2023, is estimated at $3 million.