Marcus Smart Net Worth & Salary NBA (Updated 2022)

What Is Marcus Smart’s Net Worth?

Net Worth $15 million
BornMarch 6, 1994
Age 28 Years Old
Place of Birth Flower Mound, Texas
Source of IncomeBasketball Player (NBA)
Last Updated2022

Marcus Smart is an American Professional Basketball Player, playing as a Point guard and Shooting guard for the Boston Celtics of the NBA. Marcus Smart has a net worth of $15 million as of 2022.

He was drafted with the 6th overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft, before that he played college basketball for Oklahoma State Cowboys.  

He is known for his elite basketball IQ and big build and is widely considered one of the best and most consistent defenders in the NBA. Due to his hustle plays and his tendency to take charge, he is known as “The Cobra”.

Let’s dive in and find out more interesting details about him…!

Early Life and Education

Marcus Smart’s real name is Marcus Osmond Smart. He was born in Flower Mound, Texas to Frank Smart and Camellia Smart, who passed away in 2018.

Marcus attended high school at Edward S. Marcus High School in Flower Mound, Texas. He maintained a record of 115-6 through his three seasons of high school and was twice named the 5A state champion. 

College Career

Marcus attended college at Oklahoma State from 2012–2014. He was considered a 5-star recruit by and was the No. 1 Shooting Guard and No. 10 player in the country in 2012.

He was also named to the McDonald’s All-American team as well as the ESPNHS first-team All-American. He even played with Team USA U18 at the 2012 FIBA Americas U18 Championships in Brazil.

His team, the Cowboys, also played in the NCAA Tournament in his freshman year but were eliminated by #12 seed Oregon.

He started his sophomore season by recording 39 points. He had an altercation with a fan in February 2014 during a match against Texas Tech and was suspended for 3 games.

During his two seasons at Oklahoma State University, he averaged 16.6 points and 5.9 rebounds in 33.1 minutes per game, and in April 2014, he decided to forgo his final two years and announced for the 2014 NBA draft.

Professional Career

Marcus Smart was the Round 1, 6th overall pick by the Boston Celtics at the 2014 NBA draft. He has been with this team since then. In July 2014, he signed his rookie scale contract with the Celtics and joined the team for the 2014 NBA Summer League. 

In his fifth NBA game against the Indiana Pacers, he suffered a foot injury and missed 10 games. In May, he was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team.

He suffered another injury while playing at the 2015 NBA Summer League. He scored his career-high 26 points in a 100-85 win against the Oklahoma City Thunder. He missed another 18 games due to another leg injury but came back with 6 points in 13 minutes against the Knicks.

In July 2018, Marcus re-signed a 4-year, $52 million contract with the Celtics. He suffered another injury and missed the end of the regular season. He returned in Round 2 of the playoffs and was later named to the NBA All-Defensive First team. Marcus scored a career-high of 39 points against the Phoenix Suns.

He tested positive for COVID-19 and later, the virus spread across the players and the NBA season was postponed indefinitely.

On August 16, 2021, the Celtics signed Smart to another 4-year $77 million extension on his contract. He was named the 2021–22 NBA Defensive Player of the Year on April 18, 2022.

He is known for carrying the team’s morale as his fellow teammates admit to feeding off him and the energy he brings to the game. He is famous for being a very exciting player on the basketball court.

Personal Life

Marcus Smart has siblings, Todd Westbrook, Jeff Westbrook, and Michael Smart. His brother Todd passed away in 2014.

He is currently reported to be single and focusing on his career.

How Does Marcus Smart Make His Money?

Marcus Smart is currently signed to a 4-year, $77 million contract with the Boston Celtics, which includes a guarantee for the same amount.

This contract earns him an annual average salary of about $13 million. And in addition to that, Marcus also has an endorsement deal with Adidas.

  • Earnings as a Basketball Player
  • Earnings from Sponsorships
  • Earnings from Endorsements

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Marcus Smart Biography/ Wikipedia

Real NameMarcus Osmond Smart
Date of BirthMarch 6, 1994
Height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight 220 lb (100 kg)
Age28 Years Old
Marital StatusUnmarried
Girlfriend Single
Salary$13 million
Net worth$15 million
ProfessionBasketball Player (NBA)

What Is Marcus Smart’s Salary?

Marcus Smart earns an annual salary of approximately $13 million in 2022.

Major Career Highlights

  • Won NBA Defensive Player of the Year in 2022.
  • Named NBA All-Defensive First Team in 2019 and 2020.
  • Named in the NBA All-Rookie Second Team in 2015.
  • Won the NBA Hustle Award in 2019.
  • Consensus second-team All-American in 2013.
  • Named in the Third-team All-American – NABC in 2014.
  • Won Big 12 Player of the Year in 2013.
  • Named in First-team All-Big 12 in 2013 and 2014.
  • Winner of USBWA National Freshman of the Year honors in 2013.
  • Won Big 12 Freshman of the Year in 2013.
  • Named a McDonald’s All-American in 2012.
  • Named Texas Mr. Basketball in 2012.

Marcus Smart Famous Quotes

“I’ve always said, ‘Before you see the rainbow, it has to storm.”

Marcus Smart

“I look at basketball like a storm. But it’s eye of the storm. The calmest place of it is to be right in the eye of it. And that’s what basketball is for me; it’s my eye. And while everything else around me is going on,’ he continued, ‘the destruction and things like that, basketball keeps me calm.”

Marcus Smart

3 Success Lessons From Marcus Smart

  • Keep fighting and never give up.
  • Don’t care about others’ opinions of you.
  • Learn from your experience, good and bad.


Marcus Smart is an American Basketball player. He is one of the major assets for the Boston Celtics in the NBA. He is now under contract with the team for 4 years.

He hails from Oklahoma State University and started playing for the Boston Celtics in 2014. He is a strong Point guard and Shooting guard for the team who is known for the energy he brings to the game.

I hope Marcus Smart’s story has inspired you to be passionate about your goals and work as hard as you can to achieve them. As per the latest update, the net worth of Marcus Smart is $15 million.


Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some of the popular questions related to Marcus Smart, such as biography, age, height, wife, etc.

What Is Marcus Smarts’ Height And Weight?

Marcus Smart is 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) tall and weighs 220 lb (100 kg).

Which Team Does Marcus Smart Play For?

Marcus Smart currently plays for the Boston Celtics in the NBA.

Who Is Marcus Smart Dating?

Marcus Smart is reported to be currently single and focusing on his career.

What is Marcus Smart Education?

Smart was enrolled at Oklahoma State University from 2012-2014. He sacrificed his final 2 years of college for his NBA career.

What is Marcus Smart’s Average Salary?

Marcus Smart’s average salary is $13 million.

(Please note: This is not the exact net worth of Marcus Smart. The information is collected from various sources available across the web).

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