Fred Smoot Net Worth

December 24, 2023
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LANDOVER, MD - 2009: Fred Smoot of the Washington Redskins poses for his 2009 NFL headshot at photo day in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by NFL Photos)

Frederick Duayne Smoot was born on the 17th April 1979, in Jackson, Mississippi USA, and is a retired American Football cornerback, who played for the Washington Redskins (2001-2004), and Minnesota Vikings (2005-2006). His career started in 2001 and ended in 2009.

Have you ever wondered how rich Fred Smoot is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative source, it has been estimated that Smoot’s net worth is as high as $12 million, an amount earned largely through his successful career as an American football player.

Fred Smoot Net Worth $12 Million

Fred attended Provine High School, where he started playing football for the high school’s team, the Provine rams. In his senior year, Fred was a part of the Mississippi-Alabama high school all-star game.

After matriculating Fred enrolled at Mississippi State University, and continued to play football for the Mississippi State Bulldogs. In his junior and senior year, Fred was selected as the first team All- Southeastern Conference, and a consensus first-team All American in his senior season.

In 2001, Fred declared for the NFL Draft, and was selected by the Washington Redskins in the second round. He played for the Redskins until 2004 during which time he broke-up the opponents attack 16 times in 60 games he wore the Redskins jersey. He also formed an impressive partnership with Champ Bailey during his stint in Washington.

After his rookie contract expired, Fred signed with the Minnesota Vikings as a free agent; however, his playing time at Minnesota was reduced by several scandals and also a jaw breaking injury he suffered during a car accident. He and several other Minnesota players organized a water cruise and were accompanied by prostitutes; he was then charged for disorderly conduct since he was supposedly molesting prostitutes, being fined $1,000 and 48 hours of community service. After his car crash, Fred was released by the Vikings.

His career didn’t end there however, as he was again picked up by the Washington Redskins, and played for them until 2009, when he decided to retire. During his career, Fred played in 129 games – 104 starting – made 450 tackles, 21 interceptions and recovered five fumbles.

Aside from his career in the NFL, Fred started several businesses, including the Waffle House and an energy bar, called Smack Energy Bar, which also increased his net worth.
Regarding his personal life, little is known about his love status, although he was in a relationship with Jae D. Wynn.

He is also recognized for being the advocate of FIT Kids Act, which is a federal legislation, formed in order for schools to report about children’s physical activity, and also to provide information about health and nutritional diet.

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