Alex Smith
Alex Smith
Celebrated Name: Alex Smith
Real Name/Full Name: Alexander Douglas Smith
Gender: Male
Age: 37 years old
Birth Date: May 7, 1984
Birth Place: Bremerton, Washington, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 6’4” (1.93m)
Weight: 213 lb (97 kg)
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Elizabeth Barry
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Hudson Smith, Hayes Smith
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): No
Is Alex Smith Gay?: No
Profession: Football  Player
Salary: $14 Million
Net Worth in 2021: $60 Million
Last Updated: June 2021

Alex Smith is a Sports Person, American Football Player, by profession. He is American by nationality.  He was born on May 7, 1984, at Bremerton, Washington, United States. His name is Alexander Doughlas Smith but fondly called as Alex Smith. His parents are Doughlas D. Smith (father) and Pam Smith (mother).  He studied at Helix Charter High School.

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Early Life & Biography

Smith has three siblings, a brother Josh, and two sisters, Abbey and MacKenzie. Smith grew up in La Mesa, California. Alex had his schooling at Helix High School, where his father was an executive director. During his junior and senior years, Smith, as a starter, led his team, Helix Scotties to a record of 25–1, including two San Diego CIF section championships.

In the history of San Diego CIF, Smith broke a record by throwing for six touchdowns in one game and recorded the 2nd highest completion percentage. He also played with Heisman Trophy-winner Reggie Bush in 2005.   Then later, Smith and Reggie both became finalists for the 1st time for 2004 Heisman.  After that, Smith was made president of his senior class in high school, with San Diego State University, he earned college credits through a program and took a dozen advanced placement tests.

When Alex was 12 years old, one of his great-grandfathers, who was an Austrian immigrant of Serbian descent, immigrated to the U.S. from the Austro-Hungarian Empire. To pay tribute to him, Alex, his brother, and his father are each tattooed with four firesteels, the traditional Serbian cross. Smith’s uncle, another close member of his family, John L. Smith, is a college football head coach, and his cousin, Chris Shelton, is a former Major League Baseball player.

Personal Life

Alex got married to Elizabeth Barry, a former Oakland Raiders Cheerleader in 2009.   The couples are blessed with two sons Hudson and Hayes.  He also has a second cousin Chris Shelton, a first baseman for the New York Mets.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 07 May 1984, Alex Smith is 37 years old as of today’s date 13th June 2021. His height is 6”4” tall, and his weight is 97 kg.

Career

Smith played for the Utah Utes when he was the student of the University of Utah, wearing number 11. He finished 4th in voting for the 2004 Heisman Trophy, and subsequently, he was selected in the same year as the 2004 Mountain West Conference Player of the Year. Smith posted a 21–1 record to his credit though he was as a starter in the college. For Utes, he brought the glory of victories in the 2003 Liberty Bowl and the 2005 Fiesta Bowl.

Smith successfully completed his bachelor’s degree in economics in two years with a 3.74 GPA, having completed the matriculation with 64 credit hours earned even before attending the college, and began work on a master’s degree before being drafted.

Awards and Achievements

Alexander Douglas Smith, known as Alex Smith is an American Football QB (quarterback) for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the Utah Utes, where he was christened the Mountain West Conference Player of the Year 2004 and led Utah to a victory over Pittsburgh finishing in the national top-five.

Smith was chosen by the San Francisco 49ers with the first overall pick in the 2005 NFL Draft. Smith enjoyed his robust statistical season in 2011 under Head Coach Jim Harbaugh, leading the 49ers to their 1st NFC West division title and 1st playoff victory since 2002.  But unfortunately, in the following season, Smith sustained a blurred vision in the middle of the season and was replaced by Colin Kaepernick.  Despite possessing best records before the injury, he could regain his starting position after he was medically cleared to play.

Alex was awarded an honorary doctor of humane letters degree by the University of Utah in 2014, where he was invited to give the commencement speech for the graduating class.

Smith was traded to the Kansas City Chiefs, following the 2012 season.   He led the Chiefs to a 9–0 start in his 1st season and their 1st playoff berth in three years.  No turning back, Smith went on to guide the Chiefs to an 11-game winning band in 2015 and their 1st playoff win since 1994. In 2018, the Washington Redskins drafted Smith and subsequently signed a four-year contract extension with him. He suffered a compound fracture injury again in the same season to his right leg during a game against the Houston Texans, caused him to suffer severe sepsis that required several surgeries to prevent amputation.

Net worth & Salary of Alex Smith in 2021

Alex Smith Net Worth
Alex Smith Net Worth

Alex Smith has earned his wealth as a starting quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League. As of June 2021, Alex Smith has a net worth of $60 million.

Alex Smith earned $41 million between June 2017 and 20018, from salary and endorsements, and became one of the 20 highest-paid athletes on the planet.  In NFL salary alone, he has accumulated $105.6 million, as of September 2018. That’s good enough to make him one of the 25 highest-earning players in NFL history.

In philanthropy work in 2007, he established “The Alex Smith Foundation” in order to promote foster teens to college, and the “Alex Smith Guardian Scholars Program with a capital of $500,000 and continues to fund the majority of charity with his own money. The Boston Globe held up Smith’s foundation as a model charity that properly allocated its funding, noting that it raised over $800,000 between 2008 and 2010 and spent 91 percent of the funds on scholarships and grants.

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