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James Torrey Smith was born on the 26th January 1989, in Colonial Beach, Virginia USA, and is a professional American Football player who is best known as a former wide receiver for of the National Football League’s (NFL) Baltimore Ravens with which he won the prestigious Super Bowl title in the 2012 season. Before signing for Philadelphia Eagles in March 2017, Smith also played for the San Francisco 49ers.
Have you ever wondered how much wealth this professional athlete has accumulated so far? How rich Torrey Smith is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total of Torrey Smith’s net worth, as of early 2017, revolves around the sum of $2.7 million, acquired through his professional American Football career which has been active since 2011.
Torrey Smith Net Worth $2.7 million
Smith was the eldest of seven children, raised by his single mother. He attended Colonial Beach Elementary School where his PE coach noticed his athletic talent. He later attended Stafford Senior High School where he was active in playing American Football and basketball as well. He later enrolled at the University of Maryland on a sports scholarship, where he played for the Maryland Terrapins. Torrey’s professional career began when he was selected as the 26th pick in the second round (58 overall) by the Baltimore Ravens in the 2011 NFL Draft.
In his rookie season, Torrey set the record for being the first NFL rookie ever to score three touchdown receptions within a single quarter, and is one of only 12 players to do it in the history of the NFL. In 2012, Smith led the Ravens with his two receptions in victory over the San Francisco 49ers, to win the Super Bowl XLVII. During his time with the Ravens, Smith set several franchise records, including the most yards per catch in both regular season as well as the playoffs games. It is certain that this whole experience left an impact on Torrey Smith’s net worth.
In 2015, Torrey was traded to the San Francisco 49ers with which he signed a $40 million five year-long contract. Through the rest of the 2015 season as well as 2016 season, Smith continued with good performances, but in the late stages of the 2016 season he suffered a concussion. After spending the next several months as a reserve, in March 2017 he was released from San Francisco, but immediately after, he signed a $5 million one year-long contract with the Philadelphia Eagles. With the possibility to extend his contract for $5 million per year, it is yet to be seen how this would affect Torrey Smith’s net worth.
When it comes to his personal life, Torrey Smith has been married since 2013, to his high school sweetheart Chanel Williams, with whom he has one child.
Apart from his professional career, Torrey is the founder of Torrey Smith Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on providing domestic violence victims and youth with educational, physical and, of course, financial aid in order to improve their lives.