Alex Smith

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Full Name Alex Smith
Age 36 Years Old
Nick Name Alex
Gender Male
Famous As Footballer
Birth Date May 7th, 1984
Birth Place Bremerton, Washington

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Alex Smith is a famous American football quarterback for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He plays by wearing a shirt number of 11. He was traded to the Redskins in the 2017 season and subsequently signed a four-year contract with them. In the 2018 season, he suffered a fractured leg which was reported to be potentially career-threatening. He was named the Mountain West Conference Player of the Year in 2004 and led Utah to a victory at the 2005 Fiesta Bowl, finishing in the national top-five.

Famous For

  • Being an American football quarterback for the Washington Redskins.
  • Being named the Mountain West Conference Player of the Year in 2004.

Alex Smith against the opponent

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Early Life of Alex Smith

On 7th May 1984, Alex Smith was born to Douglas D. Smith and Pam Smith, his parents/family. His birth name/real name is Alexander Douglas Smith. His hometown is in Bremerton, Washington, the USA. He has a sibling; brother named Josh and two sisters named Abbey and MacKenzie. His nationality is American. His ethnicity is White. His Zodiac sign is Taurus. He attended  Helix Charter High School. Later, he attended the University of Utah. He earned a bachelor’s degree in economics in two years. As of 2019, he celebrated his 35th birthday. 

Career of Alex Smith

  • Alex Smith began his football career from his high school where he played for the Helix Scotties during his junior and senior years as a starter.
  • Later, he led his team to a record of 25-1, including two San Diego CIF section championships.
  • He finished fourth in voting for the 2004 Heisman Trophy and was selected as the 2004 Mountain West Conference Player of the Year when he was in college.
  • He led the Utes to victories in the 2003 Liberty Bowl and the 2005 Fiesta Bowl.
  • After that, he was selected by San Francisco 49ers and he agreed to a six-year, $49.5 million contract with the 49ers in July 2005.
  • He then played in nine games in his rookie season, recording just one touchdown pass, against the Houston Texans, while throwing 11 interceptions during 2006 season.
  • In his 2007 season, he improved in his second year and threw for 16 TDs, 16 interceptions, 2,890 yards. 
  • He also led the 49ers to a 20-17 win in a two-minute comeback.
  • The 49ers announced that his contract had been successfully restructured and that he would stay with the team in his 2008 season.
  • On 27th February 2013, the 49ers agreed to trade Smith to the Kansas City Chiefs for the Chiefs’ second-round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft and a conditional pick in the 2014 NFL Draft.
  • He and the Kansas City Chiefs agreed to a four-year contract extension on 31st August 2014.
  • He finished with 368 passing yards and four touchdowns as the Chiefs pulled off a 42-27 victory over the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots during the Thursday Night Football on 8th September 2017 season.
  • The Kansas City Chiefs agreed to trade Smith to the Washington Redskins in exchange for cornerback Kendall Fuller and a third-round pick (78th overall) in the 2018 NFL Draft on 30th January 2018.
  • He then subsequently signed a four-year, $94 million contract extension with them.
  • He had also 255 passing yards and two touchdowns in a win against the Arizona Cardinals in his season debut.
  • He then suffered a compound and spiral fracture to his tibia and fibula in his right leg when he was sacked by Kareem Jackson and J. J. Watt against 18th November 2018.
  • It was later revealed that his leg became infected due to post-surgery complications, with him having multiple procedures to remove infected tissue.
  • He also had an external fixation device installed on his leg to assist healing, which he wore for eight months.
  • He missed the entire 2019 season as a result, with him being on the team's physically unable to perform reserve list.
  • He later stated that his leg was nearly amputated due to the infection, adding that he was lucky to be alive. 
  • He also affirmed his intent to continue playing football.

Personal Life of Alex Smith

Alex Smith is a married man. He was married to Elizabeth Barry in 2009. The couple is blessed with two children named Hudson in May 2011 and Hayes in the year 2013. The couple is living a happy life together. There is no sign of divorce between them and they are enjoying their life a lot without any disturbances. He is straight by sexual orientation. Their bond is going stronger with the passage of time. 

Net Worth of Alex Smith 

Alex Smith is an American football quarterback for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). The net worth of this famous footballer is estimated to have $70 Million as of 2020 and his salary is estimated to have $10 Million as of 2020. His major source of wealth is from his football career and he is satisfied with his earnings as of now. He is living a luxurious lifestyle from his earnings. He is also earning a cool amount of money from different endorsements as well. 

Body Measurements of Alex Smith

Alex Smith is a handsome hunk with an athletic body build. He has a tall height of 1.93 m. He has a balance weight of 98 kg. His hair color is dark brown and eye color is blue. With his charming smile, he attracts a lot of people towards him. His other body measurements such as waist size, biceps size, and others will be updated soon. Overall, he has got a healthy body with a nice attitude.