Emmitt Smith
Emmitt Smith
Celebrated Name: Emmitt Smith
Real Name/Full Name: Emmitt James Smith III
Gender: Male
Age: 55 years old
Birth Date: 15 May 1969
Birth Place: Pensacola, Florida, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 98 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Patricia Southall (m. 2000)
Children: Yes (Emmitt Smith Jr., Rheagen Smith, Skylar Smith)
Profession: former college and professional American football running back
Net Worth in 2024: $20 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Emmitt Smith is an American who was once a professional football player. Smith’s position was usually the running back. He has played college as well as professional football. His team is one of those of National Football League (NFL).

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Early Life

Emmitt Smith was born in 1969 on 5th May to both Mary J. Smith and Emmitt Smith Jr. His birthplace was Pensacola, Florida. His brother’s name is Emory, and he is also a professional football player.

He went to Escambia High School, Pensacola. While there, Smith started playing high school football. Later, he joined the University of Florida where he stayed between 1987 and 1989.

In 1996 he returned to the University and graduated with his bachelor’s degree in 1996.

Personal life

In 1998 on 2nd November, he and his ex-girlfriend known as Hope Wilson welcomed a daughter. The two gave her the name Rheagen Smith.

On 22nd April 2000, Emmitt married Patricia Southall. She was a former Miss Virginia USA beauty queen. The couple has three children, namely Skylar, Emmitt James IV and Elijah Alexander or James. He has a stepson called Jasmine Page Lawrence. The page is the son of the Patricia and her ex-husband Martin Lawrence. He is a comedian and an actor.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 15 May 1969, Emmitt Smith is 55 years old as of today’s date 18th July 2024. His height is 1.75 m tall, and weight is 98 kg.


Smith started his college career in 1987 while she was studying at the University of Florida. He played for three seasons because he forewent his senior year. In 1990, The Dallas Cowboys selected him in their first round of its NFL draft. After the team hired Bill Parcells as their head coach, Smith’s career with them ended. He was released in 2003 on 26th February.

Exactly one month after that, Emmitt joined Arizona Cardinals. He signed a two-year contract with them as a free agent. Even after Dave McGinnis was replaced by a new head coach called Dennis Green, Smith continued to play with the team.

He stayed there until 2005 on 3rd February when he announced his retirement from NFL. That same year, he became a studio analyst on NFL Total Access show of NFL.

He was a judge at the Miss Universe 2006 pageant held in 23rd July of that year. Smith took part and won the third season of Dancing with the stars as well. His partner was Cheryl Butler.

Awards & Achievements

Smith is a three-time champion of Super Bowl XXVII, XXVIII AND XXX. Between 1990 and 1995, 1998 as well as in 1999, Emmitt was a champion of Pro Bowl. Between 1992 and 1995, he was First-team All-Pro. In 1993, Smith was SEC Most Valuable Player and Unanimous All-American. The following year, he was an NFL Offensive Rookie as well as NFL-Decade Team. In 1993, Emmitt won a Bert Bell Award and AP NFL Most Valuable Player. He was an NFL rushing touchdowns leader in 1991 to 1993 as well as 1995.

Net Worth & Salary of Emmitt Smith in 2024

Emmitt Smith Net Worth
Emmitt Smith Net Worth

As of July 2024, Emmitt Smith has an estimated net worth of around $20 million. He has made many while playing professional football. Also, by analysing sports in NFL Network. He has earned as a judge of Miss Universe pageant. In addition to that, he and Roger Staubach founded Smith/ Cypress Partners LP, which is a real estate development organisation Smith also owns. The Gents place club.

Emmitt Smith is a man who has left a mark in the football arena. He has played high school and college football. In 1990 Smith started his professional career as a footballer. His first NFL team was the Dallas Cowboys. Then, he joined the Arizona Cardinals.


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