Zhaire Smith Net Worth & Salary NBA (Updated 2022)

What Is Zhaire Smith’s Net Worth?

Net Worth $3.1 million
BornJune 4, 1999 
Age 22 Years
Place of Birth Garland, Texas, US
Source of IncomeBasketball Player (NBA)
Last Updated2022

Zhaire Smith is an American professional basketball player who last played as a Shooting guard for the Memphis Hustle in the NBA G League. He has an estimated net worth of $3.1 million as of 2022.

He played college basketball for Texas Tech. He is a strong G-League player known for his defensive style of play. He is currently an unrestricted free agent awaiting a contract with a team.

Let Dive in and know more about Zhaire Smith’s life and achievements…!

Early Life and Education

Zhaire Smith’s real name is Zhaire Jahi-ihme Smith. He was born in Garland, Texas to Billy Smith and high school track star Andrea Aaron. 

Zhaire attended Lakeview Centennial High School, where he played basketball and averaged 20.1 points and 6.6 rebounds per game as a senior. He earned District 10-6A MVM honors.

He was also voted the best dunker in the Dallas region by the area coaches. He was a 3-star recruit and chose to attend Texas Tech upon graduating.

College Career

He was an honorable mention in the Big-12 as a freshman and was also named to the All-Defensive team. He averaged 11.3 points and 5 rebounds per game.

He led his team to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament, where they eventually lost. He had a career high of 21 points and 8 rebounds against Iowa State. He declared for the 2018 NBA draft with an agent after his freshman year.

Professional Career

On June 21, 2018, he was selected as the 26th overall pick by the Phoenix Suns in the 2018 NBA draft but was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers.

Immediately after the pick, Smith suffered multiple medical issues and his regular-season games came under doubt.

Smith made his debut with the Delaware Blue Coats of the NBA G League in March of 2019 against the Maine Red Claws. He averaged 7.2 points with 3 rebounds in 11 G-League Games.

Smith made his NBA debut with the Orlando Magic in March 2019, where he scored 3 points in 5 minutes of play. Smith also got to play two games in the 2019 NBA Playoffs with the Philadelphia 76ers.

He had an allergic reaction and lost a lot of weight following his first professional season. Smith returned the following season with similar performance.

In November 2020, Smith was traded to the Detroit Pistons, and a week later, he was waived by the Pistons. In December 2020, the Memphis Grizzlies signed him for a day before he was waived by them.

On January 26, 2021, Smith was on the roster of the Memphis Hustle.

Personal Life

Zhaire has a sister named Aayinde, who is also a sportsperson. His mother was a high school track star who qualified for 4 years in the State of Louisiana in the High Hurdles.

Not much information about his personal life is available on the web, but currently, he has been reported as single.

How Does Zhaire Smith Make His Money?

In 2021, he had a one-year, $1.6 million contract with the Memphis Hustle in the NBA G League. 

He earned a salary of $1.6 million before he was waived by his team.

  • Earnings as a Basketball Player
  • Earnings from Sponsorships

Zhaire Smith Social Media Accounts

Zhaire Smith Biography/ Wikipedia

Real NameZhaire Jahi-ihme Smith
Date of BirthJune 4, 1999 
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 199 lb (90 kg)
Marital StatusUnmarried
Girlfriend Single
Salary$1.6 million
Net worth$3.1 million
ProfessionBasketball Player (NBA)

What Is Zhaire Smith’s Salary?

Zhaire Smith earned an annual salary of approximately $1.6 million in 2021.

Major Career Highlights

  • Named in the Big 12 All-Defensive Team in 2018.
  • Named in the Big 12 All-Newcomer Team in 2018.

Zhaire Smith Famous Quotes 

“I always was a role player, so I knew coming into the league, I’m not gonna be a superstar.”

Zhaire Smith

“I didn’t have hoop dreams.”

Zhaire Smith


Zhaire Smith is an American Basketball player who last played for the Memphis Hustle in the NBA G League.

He hails from Texas Tech and started playing for the Memphis Hustle in the year 2021. He is a Shooting guard for the team.

I hope Zhaire Smith’s story has inspired you to not back down and keep working hard. As per the latest update, the net worth of Zhaire Smith is $3.1 million.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

What Is Zhaire Smith’s Height And Weight?

Zhaire Smith is 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) tall and weighs 199 lb (90 kg).

Which Team Does Zhaire Smith Play For?

Zhaire Smith last played for the Memphis Hustle in the NBA.

Who Is Zhaire Smith Dating?

Zhaire Smith is reported to be currently single.

What is Zhaire Smith’s Education?

He spent his sophomore year of college at Texas Tech before hiring an agent and declaring for the 2018 NBA draft. 

What is Zhaire Smith’s Average Salary?

Zhaire Smith’s average salary was $1.6 million in 2021.

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

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