Updated November 2021
Major congratulations to Elizabeth Barry’s hubby. Many fans reminisced of his glorious career when he announced his retirement. Alex Smith won CBSSports.com’s comeback player of the year! Her husband has certainly faced some on-field hard times but it appears the brighter times are coming his way.
But let’s focus on a more lovely matter, Alex Smith’s wife, Elizabeth Barry, the former Oakland Raiders cheerleader. Alex Smith and Elizabeth (Liz) got engaged in December 2007 and the couple was married during a lovely ceremony at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco in March 2009.
Alex Smith’s Wife is just Gorgeous, Inside and Out
Alex married his wife Elizabeth Barry after dating her for two years in 2009. They welcomed their first child, a boy named Hudson, in May of 2011, and just last year they became parents for the second time to son, Hayes Montogomery Smith.
Lovely Elizabeth has gone from her cheerleading days to being a wife, mother of two, and chef and food enthusiast at heart, according to her Twitter feed. And she does all that while looking awesome.
Elizabeth Barry Bio
Elizabeth is the wife of the former star quarterback Alex Smith. She has shown to be not just an amazing mother to their two children but also an amazing partner; we all know how she was key to helping her then-fiancée when he had to go through the awful news that his friend David Edwards had committed suicide. She was by Smith’s side at all times. Beautiful, supportive, understanding; what more could you ask for.
Elizabeth Barry Cheerleader
Elizabeth met her husband while she was a cheerleader for the Oakland raider. We all agreed on how oddly it was the two got together working for enemy teams but their love has prevailed.
Elizabeth Barry Alex Smith Age
Alex was born on 7 May 1984 and is 37 years old. His wife Elizabeth Barry is also 37 years old, born on 2nd April of the same year as her husband.
Alex Smith Leg Injury
She has shown a strong character always by her man’s side through the ups and downs of his career, whether it is about injuries or his former team picking players over him, and his last year trade from San Francisco to Kansas City.
Alex Smith Leg Break
It’s times like these that having a wonderful support system comes in handy and Alex has been lucky enough to find exactly that in his gorgeous wife.
Alex Smith Recovery
In 2018, Alex suffered a horrible injury after being tackled by the Texans. His right leg was caught in an awkward angle and he suffered a compound fracture. He was also recovering from a previous injury while he suffered another. But, he miraculously made his comeback in 2020 and gave the best performance of his career. He opted to retire in 2021 although many teams were eager to sign him.
Alex Smith Infection
While he encountered a life-threatening injury against the Texans in 2018, he was already suffering from a flesh-eating bacteria which hindered his recovery. He had to undergo 17 surgeries to fully recover.
Alex Smith Net Worth
After playing in the NFL for sixteen seasons, Alex Smith has gathered a net worth of about $55 million. This is the result of four lucrative contracts he signed over his career. He is the tenth highest-paid player in NFL history. His career started in 2005 with the San Francisco 49ers with a contract worth $49 million and another after 5 years worth $24 million. He signed a four-year contract with the Washington team worth $94 million.
Alex Smith Contract
The San Francisco 49ers were the first team to draft Alex Smith in 2005. He signed a $49 million contract for five years. After it was finished, he signed an extension for three years worth $24 million. In 2013, he was traded to Kansas City with a contract for 4 years with $68 million. He was further traded to Washington where he signed another four-year contract worth $94 million.
Alex Smith Chiefs
After spending the first 8 years of his career with the 49ers, Alex was traded to the Kansas City Chiefs in 2013. He signed an extension deal with the team in 2014 worth $68 million for four years. He was traded to the Washington team in 2018. Alex had several career-defining moments with the Kansas City Chiefs, including the 22-21 win at The Game.
Alex Smith NFL Retirement
The former quarterback for the 49ers, Kansas City Chiefs, and the Washington team, Alex Smith retired from the NFL in 2021. The decision came after he spent 16 seasons in the game. He also endured a horrific leg injury which ousted him from active play for 2 years. He sure made a comeback with a bang but has now decided to hang up his cleats.
Redskins Alex Smith
The Redskins, or the Washington football team, signed Alex Smith in 2018. He signed a whopping $94 million for four years. However, his leg injury put him out of work for 2 years. He made a historic comeback in 2020. But recent interviews have given a clearer picture of treatment and frustration with his last team. He was released after 10 days by the Redskins, reportedly on his request. Alex believes he was not received warmly by the coaching staff.
Alex Smith Trade
After spending 8 seasons with his first team, he was first graded in 2013 to the Kansas City Chiefs. In 2018, he was again traded to Washington after he signed $94 million for four years. He retired in 2021 after playing sixteen seasons.
Alex Smith and Cody Hetrick
In an incident unrelated to the star NFL quarterback Alex Smith, an 18-year-old sharing his name and a 16-year-old named Cody Hetrick were booked with charges of animal cruelty. A video of them torturing a dying dear went viral. They were seen kicking the deer and tearing its antlers out.
Elizabeth Barry Alex Smith Instagram
Both the husband and wife have an active presence on Instagram. Catch them both using their handles @lizbsmith11 and @alexsmith_11
- Alex Smith – Instagram – @alexsmith_11
- Elizabeth Barry – Twitter – @lizbsmith11
- Elizabeth Barry – Instagram – @lizbsmith11
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