Tue 10 January 2023 11:21, UK

Here’s how much Kirby Smart makes for winning the national championship after his Georgia Bulldogs dominated the TCU Horned Frogs in the CFP title game.

The Georgia Bulldogs beat the TCU Horned Frogs 65-7 in the national championship game on Monday night (9 January), winning national titles for the second straight year.

Last year the Bulldogs toppled Alabama 33-18 to capture their first national championship in 41 years, and now head coach Kirby Smart has backed that up with a consecutive title.

In doing so, they become the first team since Alabama in 2011 and 2012 to win back-to-back national titles.

Kirby Smart’s UGA contract extension he signed last year

The Bulldogs have achieved a sustained level of success in recent years with Kirby Smart at the helm. Smart has been in charge of the Bulldogs since 2016, and in July 2022 became the highest-paid coach in college football

According to The Athletic, Smart signed a long and lucrative contract extension, reported to be ten years for a total of more than $110 million.

At the time they reported that Smart’s annual salary went up to $10.25 million, and that he will receive annual raises up to $12.25 million in the final year of his contract (2031).

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Here’s how much Kirby Smart makes for winning a national championship

After yesterday’s victory, fans naturally wanted to know how much Kirby Smart makes for winning a national championship.

According to Front Office Sports, Smart earned himself another $1 million for winning the national title game. However, Smart will officially come away with $2.35 million in total, as he receives several other bonuses.

Per SportsNaut, these include:

  • Coach of the Year (SEC): $50,000 bonus
  • SEC Championship Game appearance: $500,000 bonus
  • SEC Championship Game victory: $300,000 bonus
  • College Football Playoff appearance: $500,000 bonus
  • CFP National Championship win: $1 million bonus

Kirby Smart’s net worth explored

Rather obviously, this all adds up to make the Bulldogs head coach a very wealthy man. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Kirby Smart’s 2023 net worth is $25 million.