Alex Smith Biography

( 1984 - )
January 31, 2019
First published on:January 31, 2019
by Jorge

Facts of Alex Smith

Date of Birth: 1984, May 7
Age: 36 years old
Birth Name Alexander Douglas Smith
Birth Place Bremerton, Washington
Famous Name Alex Smith
Horoscope Taurus
Father Douglas D. Smith
Mother Pam Smith
Net Worth $41.4M
Salary $23,500,000
Endorsement earnings $1 million
Career Earnings $146,475,000
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight 213 lb (97 kg)
Position in Team quarterback
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession Football Player
Currently Working For Washington Redskins
University attended University of Utah
School attended Helix High School
Currently Married yes
Married to Elizabeth Barry
Children 2

Alex Smith is an American professional Football player who plays in the National Football League (NFL). As of 2019, Alex Smith currently plays for the Washington Redskins as their quarterback. Alex Smith has played for other teams like San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs. 


As a quarterback, Alex Smith reportedly earns around $23,500,000 as his yearly salary from Washington Redskins. Further, Alex Smith has an estimated net worth of over $41.4 million. As per his marital status, he is married to his beautiful wife Elizabeth Barry

Alex Smith Bio and Early Life

Alex Smith was born on May 7, 1984, in Bremerton, Washington to parents Douglas D. Smith and Pam Smith. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to White ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Taurus. He grew up along with his siblings,  a brother, Josh, and two sisters, Abbey and MacKenzie.

He played college football for the Utah Utes, wherein 2004 he was named Mountain West Conference Player of the Year and led Utah to a victory in  2005 Fiesta Bowl, finishing in the national top five.

Alex Smith Net Worth, Salary, and Properties

As of 2019, Alex Smith has an estimated net worth of over $41.4 million. He reportedly signed a 4-year/ $94 million contract, including a $27,000,000 signing bonus, $71,000,000 guaranteed with Washington Redskins in 2018.

Further, the NBA player has an average salary of $23,500,000 annually. Further, Alex Smith so far has made earnings of $146,475,000 from his entire NBA career.

Contracts and earnings including bonus and incentives: 

2005 San Francisco 49ers $3,500,000
2006 San Francisco 49ers $13,350,000
2007 San Francisco 49ers $1,675,000
2008 San Francisco 49ers $2,300,000
2009 San Francisco 49ers $4,000,000
2010 San Francisco 49ers $500,000
2011 San Francisco 49ers $4,900,000
2012 San Francisco 49ers $9,250,000
2013 Kansas City Chiefs $8,500,000
2014 Kansas City Chiefs $19,000,000
2015 Kansas City Chiefs $12,000,000
2016 Kansas City Chiefs $14,200,000
2017 Kansas City Chiefs $13,300,000
2018 Washington Redskins $40,000,000
2019 Washington Redskins $15,000,000

Additionally, according to Forbes, he stood 20th among the list of The World's Highest-Paid Athletes 2018 While Floyd Mayweather was the highest paid that year. 

Further, the NBA Player Alex Smith earns a good amount of money from various sponsorships. He reportedly earns over $1 million from endorsement deals. His major deals include with Nike and Advocare.

Smith owns a house in $4 million in D.C. area which he bought after his trade to Redskins. Earlier, he listed his house in Monte Sereno for sale for $4 million in 2015. He had purchased the house for $3,627,500 in 2011.

Alex Smith Personal Life

Exploring his personal life, he is a married man and currently living with his lovely wife Elizabeth Barry. The couple tied a knot in 2009, however, further details about their wedding are not available in the media yet.

Additionally, his wife Barry is former Oakland Raiders cheerleader. 

The couple has three children together named Hudson, Hayes, and Sloane. Their youngest child, a daughter Sloane was born on February 4th of 2016.

CAPTION: Alex Smith with his wife and children SOURCE: YouTube

One of Smith's grandparents was an Austrian immigrant of Serbian descent who moved to the United States when he was 12 years old. He was from the Austro-Hungarian Empire. To honor him, Smith, his brother, and his father are each tattooed with four firesteels, the traditional Serbian cross.

Smith started the Alex Smith Foundation and the Alex Smith Guardian Scholars Program in 2007, which helps to send teenagers to college. He began the program with $500,000 and continues to finance most of the charity personally with his own money.

Talking about his body measurement, the Famous NBA star is 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) in height and weighs around 213 lb (97 kg).

Alex Smith Professional Career

Smith was selected by the San Francisco 49ers after his college career with the first overall selection in the 2005 NFL draft. Smith enjoyed his strongest statistical season under head coach Jim Harbaugh in 2011, leading the 49ers to their first NFC West division title and first playoff victory since 2002. 

The following year, Smith sustained a concussion in the middle of the season and was replaced by Colin Kaepernick. Smith was traded to the Kansas City Chiefs after the 2012 season. During his first season with the team, he led them to a start of 9- 0 and their first playoff berth in three years.

Only Tom Brady and Russell Wilson won more matches as a starting quarterback during his time with the Chiefs.  On 30 January 2018, the Kansas City Chiefs agreed to trade Smith with the Washington Redskins in exchange for the Kendall Fuller, cornerback. 

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