Tanzel Smart is an American football defensive tackle who plays for New York Jets in the NFL.
He was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the 6th round of the 2017 NFL Draft.
Prior to his NFL career, Smart played college football at Tulane University.
During his time at Tulane, he earned first-team All-AAC honors in both 2015 and 2016.
Who is Tanzel Smart’s parents? Family
Tanzel Smart, born on November 6, 1994, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, grew up in a family where his mother, Lewanna Ventress, played a central role.
Raised by his mother as a single parent, Tanzel shares a close bond with her. His mum Lewanna has been a pillar of support in his life consistently encouraging and motivating him to pursue his dream as a football player.
Information about his father is not available. He has two brothers: Will and BJ.
Who is Tanzel Smart’s Wife Jada? His Children
Tanzel Smart is happily married to Jada Smart. Their wedding ceremony was held in 2021. A year prior, Tanzel proposed to Jada, expressing his deep affection for her and solidifying their path towards matrimony.
The couple has a daughter, Tatum born on May 17, 2022. Tatum’s presence undoubtedly brought immense joy and purpose into Tanzel and Jada’s lives.
Tanzel proudly identifies himself as a “husband and father” in his Instagram bio.
Tanzel Smart- Athletic Career
6 feet 0+5⁄8 inches (1.84 m) athlete marked his career by unwavering commitment and determination. He made his debut from Los Angeles Rams in the NFL against the Indianapolis Colts in the first week of the 2017 regular season.
Not only did this game mark his official entry into the NFL, but also showcased his game to the Los Angeles Rams’ commanding 46-9 victory.
In 2019, he left Los Angeles Rams and in August 2020 Tanzel signed a deal with the Buffalo Bills.
134 kg player later joined the Cleveland Browns in September 2020. Tanzel Smart joined the New York Jets practice squad on October 14, 2020.
On January 2, 2021, he was promoted and turned out to be a valuable asset for the Jets. On August 30, 2023, he signed off from the Jets.
How much is Tanzel Smart’s Net worth in 2023?
As of the latest available information, Tanzel Smart is actively playing as a defensive tackle for the New York Jets. He has a two-year contract valued at $940,000.
While specific details about his net worth may vary due to factors such as endorsements, investments, and other financial considerations. It is estimated between $1 million to $5 million.