Emmitt Smith is a former NFL player who many regard as one of the greatest of all time. Today, he’s a family and businessman and his most recent business venture with NASCAR has some people wondering about his net worth.
There are many celebrities who own NASCAR teams and sportspeople who have branched out from their sport into NASCAR-related business later in life. For the 2022 Xfinity Series season, Emmitt Smith will be a newbie in the stock car racing world.
Who is Emmitt Smith?
Emmitt Smith was born on May 15th, 1969 in Pensacola, Florida.
In 1983, he went to Escambia High School and this was where his football career began. Emmitt then went on to play the sport at college.
Emmitt Smith’s name will go down in history as one of the ‘greats’ in American football. He’s been dubbed ‘the greatest running back of all time’ by many.
His professional career kicked off in 1990 when he began playing for the Dallas Cowboys. He played for the Dallas Cowboys until 2002 before moving onto the Arizona Cardinals from 2003 until 2004.
Emmitt is a three-time Superbowl champion, three-time NFL rushing touchdowns leader and is the recipient of the Bert Bell Award among many more accomplishments.
During A Football Life: Emmitt Smith, he said: “This is not something I just dreamt about, I wrote it down and then I was able to achieve it through years of handwork and dedication.“
Emmitt Smith’s net worth explored
Reports on Emmitt Smith’s net worth estimate his net worth at the lowest $18m and at the highest $63 million.
The former NFL player has taken on various ventures since retiring. In 2006 he was a contestant on Dancing With The Stars. On his Instagram bio, Emmitt writes: “Family, Football, Business, Faith“. He has a following of over 620k on IG.
In 2021, it was announced that Emmitt is joining the NASCAR Xfinity Series as a part-owner of Jesse Iwuji Motorsports. Therefore, his net worth is likely to continue to increase.