3 times Super Bowl Champion, Emmitt Smith is one of the known names in the history of the NFL. He is the former professional football player who primarily played for Dallas Cowboys as a running back. Super Bowl MVP, Smith is the league's all-time leading rusher. Troy Aikman and Nate Newton are also one of the prominent former players of the Dallas Cowboys.
Born as Emmitt James Smith III on 15th May 1969 in Pensacola, Florida, He is currently 50 years old. He is the son of Emmitt James Smith, Jr and Mary J. Smith. He started playing football at the age of eight, and now he has accumulated almost everything from his footballing career.
Happy Married Life with Wife, Patricia Southhall
Smith and Pat's first met was back in 1998. At that time, she was recently divorced with her first husband while Emmitt was taking a break with his girlfriend. The pair find very attached to each other after only two or three interactions.
After that, they actually started dating for two straight years and finally decided to bound in nuptial. On April 22, 2000, the wonderful lovers exchanged wedding vows. The beautiful marriage ceremony's invitation was given to some of the top celebrities as well as their family and friends.
Emmitt Smith Kids
The two greatest public figure is now married for more than two decades and is blessed with three beautiful children. On May 15, 2002, they welcomed their first son, Emmitt James Smith IV who is now 18 years old and enjoying his college and is currently playing for football for Stanford.
Their daughter Skylar Smith was born on 15th October 2003 who is currently 17 years old and is also in her college days. Again on 22nd September 2010, the pair welcomed their youngest son and named him Elijah Alexander James Smith.
The pair has each child from their previous relationship which makes them parents of 5 wonderful kids. Currently, the family of seven is living a happy and lavish lifestyle.
One daughter with ex-girlfriend
Before meeting Pat, Dallas Cowboys legend was dating his long-time girlfriend, Hope Wilson. They were together for more than three years.
After some relationship issues, the pair finally decided to break up with each other. Hope and Smith welcomed their daughter, Rheagen Smith back on 2nd November 1998. Interestingly at that time, he was in a relationship with his current wife.
Wilson even filled the case against Smith regarding their legally married. However, that case finally disclosed in favor of Emmitt, and Rheagen is currently living with Pat and Smith. She is also a professional footballer who is playing for Texas A&M.
Emmitt's wife previous marriage with a comedian
The beauty queen was previously married to actor-comedian Martin Lawrence in 1995. The pair met each other in the summer of 1992 while she was working in Governor L. Douglas Wilder's media office. On the other hand, Martin appeared in Richmond at a Def Comedy Jam concert.
Fate has led them together in an unexpected time pattern. After they first met, they exchanged their details and started dating and later got tied in the nuptial relationship. However, they are together for five years, the pair only enjoyed a nuptial relationship for two years and later got separated in 1997.
During their marital interval, they are blessed with one child together, daughter Jasmine Page Lawrence who was born on 15th January 1996. As of now, Southall is happily married to her 2nd husband while Martin is again divorced with her 2nd wife, Shamicka Gibbs with whom he exchanged wedding vows in 2010.
How much is Emmitt Smith's net worth?
The retired professional football player has a total fortune of $18 Million. On Sep 4, 1990, he signed a 4 year $2.8 Million contract with Dallas. Later on September 20, 1993, he again signed 4 years of $13.6 Million extension contracts with Dallas. Again on 13th August 1996, he has signed a 7 year $40 Million additional contract with Dallas and was released by them on Feb 27, 2003. NFL's Dallas Cowboys owner, Jerry Jones has an impressive amount of net worth, which is $8.4 Billion.
Emmitt Smith at NFL, Hall of fame
After that on March 26, 2003, he signed a 2 year $7.5 Million contract with Arizona. Before retiring from professional football, he used to receive annual remuneration of $5 Million to $7 Million as a player of Arizona.
Houses and interests in automobiles
The football legend owns a lavish Addison Mansion in Dallas which value is over $2.5 Million, which occupied the space of 10,806 square feet and has a pool, a wine cooler, a four-car garage, a wet bar with a balcony. The particular Mansion was built in 1995.
The NFL veteran owns three, four-wheelers which include a 2005 Mercedes-Benz 600 V12, Hummer H2 and 2008 Cadillac Escalade ESV which today's market value is in the very good range. Previously, he used to drive, Mercedes Benz which he bought at $100,000. Moreover, he sold his beautiful 2002 Lamborghini Murcielago.
Wife is the beauty queen
It is no strange that Smith's wife, Patricia is a well-known personality. She is the former beauty queen from Virginia. She graduated from James Madison University and won the Miss Virginia USA crown in late 1993.
She even represents Virginia in the Miss USA 1994 pageant where she stood in first runner-up to Lu Parker of South Carolina. She has estimated net worth of $500,000, however, it hasn't been officially confirmed yet, but being a wife of the famous footballer and ex-Miss Virginia's fortune surely falls in very good numbers.
Additionally, she is a founder and spokesperson of Treasure You and is also working as the CEO of Pat Smith. Alongside this, she is a writer and has published her book titled Second Chance, which cost is $9.84 in the market. As of now, she is enjoying a lavish lifestyle with her husband and kids.
What is he doing after retirement?
After his official retirement as a player, he then served as a sports analyst at NFL network from 2005 to 2006 and at ESPN in 2007 from which he has added a decent sum of money to his account.
Besides that, he has appeared in many TV series and movies which includes a guest appearance on How I Met Your Mother, on an episode of Deal or No Deal, and many more. Additionally, he was a judge at the Miss Universe 2006 Pageant and has won the third season of Dancing with the Stars.
Seeking new career
Smith and his fellow, a retired NFL player, Roger Staubach founded a real estate development enterprise, "Smith/Cypress Partner LP." Their firm usually targets in transforming underutilized parcels in densely populated areas into commercially viable properties anchored by national retail giants.
The first deal done by Smith was with Mervyn's to anchor a $45 Million, the 230,000-square-foot project in Phoenix. After some successful years, he co-founded ESmith Legacy which specializes in commercial real estate development and investment management.
Furthermore, in 2016, he became a co-owner of The Gents Place alongside the president and founder Ben Davis. The firm is a lifestyle club and an ultra-premium men's grooming located at Frisco, Texas.
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