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How rich is NFL Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith?

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Emmitt Smith, the NFL Hall of Famer has garnered a huge net worth throughout his 15 seasons long career as a football player.

Smith was drafted in the first round of the 1990 NFL draft by the Dallas Cowboys and played with the team for the most of his career.

During his football career, he broke Walter Payton’s record as NFL’s all-time rushing leader and has won three Super Bowls.

He won the Super Bowl championship, NFL MVP and Super Bowl MVP, and became the only running back to ever do so in one season.

The eight-time Pro Bowler was released by the head coach, Bill Parcells, on February 26, 2003.

Emmitt signed a two-year contract as a free agent with Arizona Cardinals on March 3, 2003.

After one of his worst seasons as a football player, Emmitt announced his retirement from the NFL in 2005.

On September 19, 2005, Smith was inducted into the Dallas Cowboys Hall of Fame with his teammates, Troy Aikman and Michael Irvin.

In the fall of 2006, he won the third season of ‘Dancing with the Stars’ with professional dancer, Cheryl Burke.

Emmitt teamed up with Dallas Cowboy legend, Roger Staubach, founder and CEO of Staubach Co., to form Smith/Cypress.

He is now the president and CEO of burgeoning Emmitt Smith Enterprises, LLC.

Emmitt is married to his wife of 17 years, the former Miss Virginia USA beauty queen, Patricia Southall.

The couple shares five children, Emmitt James, Rheagan, Elijah, Skylar, and Jasmine.

The Dallas Cowboys legend who has a net worth of approximately $18 million expressed his desire to own a professional team someday.