Alex Smith is an American professional football player with a net worth of $8 million. Alex Smith has earned his net worth as a starting quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League. Born in Seattle, Washington on May 7, 1984 and he grew up in the city of LaMesa, California. His father Douglas D. Smith was the Executive Director at Helix Charter High School where, Alex attended until June 30, 2010. Alexis's uncle John L. Smith is the former head coach for the Michigan State University Spartans' football team. He also has a second cousin Chris Shelton who is a first baseman for the New York Mets. He attended the University of Utah where he was drafted with the 1st-overall pick in the 1st round of the 2005 NFL Draft by San Francisco. He was the starting quarterback in 2006, and started in all 16 games for the team, as well as seven games of the 2007 season. Smith had a nagging shoulder injury which kept him sidelined for several games during the 2010 season. Smith who attended the University of Utah was drafted with the 1st-overall pick in the 1st round of the 2005 NFL Draft by San Francisco. In 2009 Smith married former Oakland Raiders cheerleader, Elizabeth Barry, in May 2011 they became parents to a baby boy named Hudson.