|Celebrated Name:||Juju Smith|
|Real Name/Full Name:||John Sherman Smith Schuster|
|Age:||27 years old|
|Birth Date:||November 22, 1996|
|Birth Place:||Long Beach, California|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Juju Smith Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$5 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2023|
Juju Smith is a famous football player who plays as a wide receiver. He is the team member of the Pittsburgh Steelers of NFL. He has also played football during his college time, and he was ROSE BOWL champion during junior year. Fro the second draft round, he got selected by the Steelers team. He holds various NFL records at a young age.
Maybe you know about Juju Smith very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2023? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Juju Smith’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
He was born on 22nd November 1996 in Long Beach in California. He changes his name from John to JUJU, which was a nickname for him. He belongs to Samoan and Africa descent and has spent his childhood in Long Beach in California. He is the second eldest child of his parents, who have seven children. He went to Long Beach Polytechnic High School, located at Long Beach in California.
He took admission in the UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CALIFORNIA and played football under the coaching of Steve Sarkisian. His biological father didn’t live with them. His mother introduced Juju and his siblings to Lawrence Schuster, who became their stepfather. He started loving his stepfather and added Schuster to his surname to honor his father.
He hasn’t revealed any information about having a girlfriend as he is quite secretive about his relationship status.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on November 22, 1996, Juju Smith is 27 years old as of today’s date 4th December 2023. His height is 1.85m tall, and his weight is 100kg.
He started playing as a freshman in the year 2014, and for 123 yards, he had four receptions against Fresno State. He played around 13 games with ten touchdowns and 914 receiving yards. He got an invitation from the NFL and performed positional drills and combine drills. DALLAS COWBOYS team showed interested in Juju Smith.
According to ESPN and SPORTS ILLUSTRATED draft, he was ranked as 4th best wide receiver footballer. In the second round of NFL 2017, he was selected by the PITTSBURGH STEELERS. He was the youngest player who was elected this season. On 17th May, in 2017, he signed a contract of four years worth $4.19 million with a bonus of $1.19 million. He made his debut in NFL with victory over CLEVELAND BROWNS. He was the youngest player in NFL when he made a debut.
In 2017, he delivered a blindside block against the Cincinnati Bengals team and got suspended for a game. He has been named as AFC SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK for his touchdown. In the same year, he was also named as POLYNESIAN PRO FOOTBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR. In the year 2018, he started his NFL season with 116 receiving yards and nine receptions against the Cleveland Browns team. He went for 121 receiving yards and 13 receptions against Kansas City Chiefs.
He finished the season with 1426 yards and 111 receptions and was voted as team MVP by the teammates. He got 81.8 grades from PRO FOOTBALL FOCUS. In the year 2019 season, he caught only six passes in 78 yards, and then in week 2, he caught five passes in 84 yards. He suffered from a knee injury due to which he had to miss the last two games of this season. He finished this season with three touchdowns, 42 catches in 552 yards.
Awards & Achievements
In the year 2017, he was named PFWA ALL ROOKIE TEAM. He was the youngest player who reached 2500 receiving yards. He was also the first player to have offensive touchdowns of around 97 yards. He holds various franchise records of the Steelers team. He is well-known for his social media presence also. He is ranked as the most marketable player in the NFL.
Net Worth & Salary of Juju Smith in 2023
As of December 2023, the net worth of Juju Smith is around $5 million, which he has earned by playing football. He also earns money through endorsements and advertisements. He also earns money through his YouTube channel and uploads videos of FORTNITE BATTLE calls OF DUTY, and his dog, Boujee. On Twitch, he performs video game life and commentary. In the year 2018, he also partnered with FAZECLAN to sell the merchandise.
Juju Smith is famous at such a young age because of his hard work and dedication. He started playing football at the age of 8 and hasn’t stopped playing it. He will continue to win with his teams and also make new records. He earns a good amount of money from team contracts and YouTube channel. He stays connected with his fans all across the world. He has already inspired several football players and will continue to inspire a lot more players in the future.