Emmitt Smith Net Worth is $18 Million (as of 2020)
It has been estimated that the overall amount of Emmitt Smith net worth is as high as 18 million dollars. However, some other sources have estimated it to be higher than that and they stated that his net worth reaches 26 million dollars. Emmitt Smith has become famous and rich because of his career as a football player, although today he is no longer playing it professionally as he is retired.
|Net Worth:||$18 Million|
|Age:||51 years old|
|Height:||5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)|
|Date of birth:||May 15, 1969|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Occupation:||American football player, Athlete|
The football player was born in Florida in 1969 and his real name is Emmitt James Smith. Emmitt Smith was a student at Escambia High School, where he was also playing in the team of the Gators. In 1986, Emmitt Smith started to get more and more attention when he was titled as the high school player of the year by Parade magazine and USA Today.
Emmitt Smith got an athletic scholarship to study at the University of Florida. In the period of 1987-1989 he was playing college football. In 1999, his name was inducted into the University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame, in which he was called “Gator Great”. Other two halls of fame in which his name was inducted include the College Football Hall of Fame and the Gator Football Ring of Honor. Emmitt Smith was selected to play in the Pro Bowl eight times. Playing in the team of the Cowboys, Emmitt Smith became a winner of Super Bowl three times. Thus, these winnings also added up to the overall size of Emmitt Smith net worth.
Emmitt Smith is also considered as the only one running back who has won four accolades in the same season, those being the Super Bowl Most Valuable Player award, the NFL rushing crown, a Super Bowl Championship and the NFL Most Valuable Player award. He won all these awards in 1993. In 2010, Emmitt Smith’s name was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He was the first football player to be inducted into this hall of fame from the Draft of 1990.
In the period of 2003-2004 Emmitt Smith was also playing in the Arizona Cardinals. Thus, playing in this team has also increased the total amount of Emmitt Smith net worth. In 2005 Emmitt Smith announced that he was retiring from his career as a football player. Thus, he left the Cardinals in that year. After he retired, Emmitt Smith appeared on the show called “Dancing with the Stars”, where he was paired with Cheryl Burke.