Justin Smith

by John Max 25 Jul,2020
Justin Smith
Personal Info
  • Famous Name
  • Birth Name Justin Smith
  • Birth Place Jefferson City, Missouri
  • Famous Name Justin Smith
  • Net Worth $50 Million
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Kerri Smith
  • Children Two

Nicknamed "The Cowboy", Justin Smith is a retired American football defensive end who spent his career playing in the National Football League (NFL) 14 season long. He finished his college football at the University of Missouri, where he was named All-American. At the 2001 NFL Draft, he was picked by the Cincinnati Bengals with fourth overall. Also, he played for the San Francisco 49ers.

Jefferson City, Missouri native, Justin Smith was born on 30th September 1979, under the star sign Libra. The former defensive end holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnic background.

How Much Is Justin Smith Net Worth?

Justin Smith has an estimated net worth of $50 million as of 2020. The main source of his income id his NFL career. He has summoned $78,244,000 from his 14 years long career.

Justin signed his first professional contract on 8th September 2001, with a $17.75 million contract with Cincinnati which would span six years. On 15th February 2007, he signed a one-year extension contract with Cincinnati worth $8.64 million. On 1st March 2008, he inked a six-year $45 million contract with San Francisco.

Season Team Earning
2001 Cincinnati Bengals $10,500,000
2002 Cincinnati Bengals $2,430,000
2003 Cincinnati Bengals $1,330,000
2004 Cincinnati Bengals $1,580,000
2005 Cincinnati Bengals $1,830,000
2006 Cincinnati Bengals $2,080,000
2007 Cincinnati Bengals $8,644,000
2008 San Francisco 49ers $12,250,000
2009 San Francisco 49ers $9,750,000
2010 San Francisco 49ers $3,125,000
2011 San Francisco 49ers $5,500,000
2012 San Francisco 49ers $6,375,000
2013 San Francisco 49ers $8,100,000
2014 San Francisco 49ers $4,750,000

In 2018, he sold his loaded estate in San Jose for $2.5 million. He is the owner of the Railwood Golf Club in central Missouri.

Relationship: Married

Justin Smith is married to former Mizzou cross country runner Kerry Hils. The couple has been together since attending the University of Missouri. The couple first met in a gym on campus, while Kerri was a long-distance runner on the track and field team. When Justin was drafted by the Bengals, in an effort to remain close to her boyfriend, Kerri transferred to Xavier, where she ran the 800-meters, 1,500-meters and an event called the steeplechase.

CAPTION: Justin Smith with his wife and children SOURCE: Player Wives & Girlfriends

The duo was married not long after but there is no exact information about their wedding such as marriage date and place. As of now have two sons together, Wyatt and Rigg.  

Early Life

Smith was born to Dave and Ginger. He was raised alongside his sister Sarah moved to "Jeff City" when he was a 6th grader. he enrolled at Jefferson City High School, where he played for the school's team. Upon graduation, he attended the University of Missouri where he played for the Missouri Tigers football while majoring in general studies.

NFL Career

At the 2001 NFL draft, Justin was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the first round with 4th overall pick. He played seven seasons for the team and then switched to the San Francisco 49ers. With the team, he won 5× Pro Bowl, 2× First-team All-Pro, and 3× Second-team All-Pro. On 18th May 2015, he announced that he retired from the NFL.

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