Dean Smith- Wiki, Age, Wife, Ethnicity, Net Worth, Height, Career

Dean Smith

Dean Smith is an English professional football manager and former player. Dean Smith is also the head coach of Norwich City, an EFL Championship club.

Quick Facts

Full Name: Dean Smith
Born Date: 19 Mar 1971
Age: 51 years
Horoscope: Pisces
Lucky Number: 4
Lucky Stone: Aquamarine
Lucky Color: Sea Green
Best Match for Marriage: Cancer, Scorpio
Gender: Male
Profession: Football Coach, Former football player
Country: England
Height: 6 feet 0 inches (1.83m)
Marital Status: married
Wife Nicole
Net Worth $5 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Birth Place West Bromwich,
Nationality British
Religion Christian
Education University of Kansas
Father Alfred Smith
Mother Vesta Smith
Siblings Dave Smith
Kids 2

Dean Smith Biography

Dean Smith was born on March 19, 1971, in West Bromwich, England. He is 51 years old and of British nationality, according to his birth date. Furthermore, he was born under the sign of Pisces and practices Christianity.

He is also the son of Alfred Smith (father) and Vesta Smith (mother). His father was a lifelong Aston Villa fan who worked as a Steward at Villa Park for 25 years.

Unfortunately, his father died on May 27, 2020, after contracting COVID-19. He was raised alongside his older brother, Dave Smith.

Dean Smith Education

In terms of his academic career, he graduated from the University of Kansas.

Dean Smith Height And Weight

This manager is 6 feet tall and weighs approximately 84 kg. Furthermore, this man has brown hair, brown eyes, and a 31-inch waist.

Dean Smith
Dean Smith Cheering For His Team (Source: Pinterest)


Regarding his profession, Dean Smith started his career with Walsall, who were relegated in 1989-90 under John Barnwell. They finished 16th in 1990-91 and 15th in 1991-92 under new manager Kenny Hibbitt.

Dean joined Hereford United for £80,000 in 1994, a club record. John Layton led them to a 16th-place finish in 1994-95. Graham Turner captained Edgar Street to the 1995-96 Third Division playoffs. Darlington beat Edgar Street 4-2 despite Smith’s early goal.

In August 1997, he signed with Leyton Orient for £42,500. 1997-98: 10 goals in 51 games. Orient would have made the playoffs if not fined three points. He led Orient to the play-offs in 1998-1999, scoring a penalty in a shootout win over Rotherham. His team lost 1-0 at Wembley to Scunthorpe United.

In 49 games, he scored 10 goals. He joined Martin Foyle’s Port Vale in July 2004. He played 13 League One games and two cup games for the “Valiants” in 2004-05.

In January 2005, he left Vale Park to coach Leyton Orient’s junior team. He was Leyton Orient’s youth coach from January 2005 to the end of the 2004-05 season.

Furthermore, he signed Emiliano Buendia, Leon Bailey, and Danny Ings for a total of £83 million in preparation for the record-breaking transfer of Jack Grealish to Manchester City. Dean Smith Awards

He has received some honors and recognitions as a former player and manager. He was named Football League One Manager of the Month in January 2013 and August 2015. As Walsall manager, he leads the club to a Football League Trophy runner-up finish in 2015.

Dean Smith’s Net Worth

As a player and manager, he has amassed a sizable fortune. Furthermore, his net worth is estimated to be around $5 million, and he has not disclosed his income or salary in public.

Dean Smith Wife, Marriage

Nicola is his wife. The couple has two children from their marriage: a son, Jamie, and a daughter. He is a keen chess player and was a West Midlands school chess champion as a child, in addition to being a former footballer and manager. Furthermore, he is not currently involved in any controversy or rumors.