Emmitt Smith

Emmitt James Smith III is a retired American football running back who played for the Dallas Cowboys in the National Football League (NFL) for 15 seasons in the 1990s and 2000s (he also played for the Arizona Cardinals at the end of his career). He is the all-time leading rusher in the NFL and a three-time Super Bowl champion with the Cowboys.

Emmitt Smith’s Net Worth

Salary Based on Net Worth

  • $20 million is being considered.

Smith’s net worth is estimated to be $20 million, which he earned through his various careers.

Emmitt Smith
Caption: Emmitt Smith (source: Deseret News)

Emmitt Smith’s Personal Life

On May 15, 1969, he was born in Pensacola, Florida. He was born in the United States to Mary J. Smith and Emmitt James Smith, Jr.

Emmitt Smith wanted to be a football star since he was a child. He was unable to achieve his goals because he was smaller than most football players and came from a low-income family. Fortunately, he was a hard worker who did everything he could to support his family while also pursuing his dreams.


Emmitt was a fantastic football player at Escambia High School, despite the fact that he didn’t appear to be at first. Emmitt attended the University of Florida. While attending university, he continued to play football. In his first game as a football player, he set a record by running 100 yards. The record, as well as others of a similar nature, have yet to be broken.

Life’s Journey

Smith debuted in the NFL in 1990. He began his career and spent the majority of his time with the Dallas Cowboys. In his first five years, he led his team to three Super Bowl victories. Smith spent the final two years of his career with the Arizona Cardinals after being released by the Cowboys in 2002 after twelve seasons.

Smith was adamant that he would not leave his job just because he had retired from football. He became a real estate developer in 2005. He teamed up with Roger Staubach, another football player. As a result of their collaboration, Smith/Cypress Partners LP was formed.

After retiring from football, Smith began working on several television projects. In 2005, he agreed to work as a studio analyst for NFL Total Access. In 2007, he worked as a studio analyst for another sport’s broadcast on ESPN.


  • Rookie Offensive Rookie of the Year in the NFL in 1990 (Associated Press)
  • NFL MVP in 1993 (Associated Press)
  • Pro Athlete of the Year in 1994
  • MVP of the Super Bowl

Personal Life of Emmitt Smith

Smith married Patricia Southall in the year 2000. The couple’s three children are James Smith IV, Skyler, and Rheagen. He also looks after Southall’s daughter from a previous marriage to Martin Lawrence, Jasmine Page Lawrence. The family now lives a simple life in Texas.

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Caption: Emmitt Smith and his wife Patricia Southall (source: NBC5 Dallas-Fort Worth)

Body Condition

He stands 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 98 kilograms. He also has dark brown eyes and black hair.

Emmitt Smith: Followers on Social Media

He has approximately 618k Instagram followers, approximately 1.2M Facebook followers, and approximately 766k Twitter followers.

Quick facts:

Birth Date:May 15, 1969

Birth Place :Pensacola, Florida

Gender :Male

Marital Status :Married

Married With :Patricia Southall

Net Worth :$20 million

Height :5.9 ft

Weight :98 kg

Eye Color :Dark Brown Eyes

Father Name :Emmitt James Smith, Jr

Mother Name :Mary J. Smith


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