Alex Smith has been an NFL quarterback since 2005. He played with the San Francisco 49ers from 2005-2012, and Kansas City from 2013-2017. In 2017, Forbes reported that he set the NFL record for “most passes to start a season without throwing an interception;” he signed with the Washington Redskins as their starting quarterback for the 2018 season. Then, on November 18, NFL reported that Alex Smith was out for the 2018 NFL season following a broken leg that required surgery.
According to Forbes, the NFL quarterback’s estimated worth is $41.4 million as of July 2018. Celebrity Net Worth gives him an estimated net worth of $55 million, citing his $41 million earned from salary and endorsements from June 2017 and 2018 as well as the $106.5 million they report he’s earned from NFL salary alone as of September 2018.
After fourteen seasons in the NFL, here’s what you need to know about Alex Smith’s net worth:
1. He Signed a 4-Year Deal With the Washington Redskins in 2018
According to Spotrac, when Smith signed with the Washington Redskins, leaving the Kansas City Chiefs, he “signed a 4 year, $94,000,000 contract.” Broken down, that is inclusive of “a $27,000,000 signing bonus, $71,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $23,500,000.” They reported that his base salary for 2018 was $13 million, and would increase in million-dollar increments yearly through 2022.
Spotrac’s calculations estimate that his total NFL salary earnings, to date, are $74,825,000. When you add signing bonus, roster bonus, workout bonus, option bonus, and incentives, that number after 14 seasons is $146,475,000.
2. His Top Endorsement Deals Are With Nike & Advocare
According to Forbes, Smith makes about $1 million a year in “memorabilia, appearances and sponsors;” his top sponsorship deals are with Nike and Advocare, a dietary supplement marketing company.
In a video endorsement ad on Advocare’s Facebook page, Smith answer the question “Why Advocare?” by saying “The older I got, the more serious you take your lifestyle, your career. I think the more it becomes a daily thing, a year-round thing.”
3. Smith Bought a House for His Family to Live in the D.C. Area
Once Smith went to the Redskins with a four-year extension, ESPN reported that, in a press conference, Smith revealed his intention to purchase a home in Washington. Prompted by a fan who wanted to know if he was going to rent or buy near his new team’s stadium, he said “I didn’t know that was an unusual thing to do. That’s the plan.”
While the cost of the home he purchased for his family of five was not disclosed, Geico’s “NFL Digital Series” featured the Smiths and their new home before they even moved their furniture and belongings into it. In the one-minute video, he and his family give viewers a brief tour of their expansive home, including the …read more