Shaka Smart has left Texas after six seasons. Here is his new contract breakdown with salary and net worth.
The Texas Longhorns Basketball head coach, Shaka Smart has left the team after six years in the NCAA division. It is quite right to say that the coach never felt like he belonged in the six odd seasons.
As a result, he was fired as the head coach. But with crisis, comes opportunity. Smart is reportedly closing to signing a contract with Marquette University to coach their basketball team. The reports are almost confirmed as the head coach may find a different home in Wisconsin.
Shaka Smart Contract: Everything on his Salary and Net Worth
Shaka Smart had two years left in his contract before being fired.
The contract guaranteed Shaka Smart a salary of around $7.5 million in two years. Also, the basketball coach has a net worth of multi-million dollars.
However, he is set to be the head coach of Marquette as the club is approaching him to finalize the deal. The contract details are not available yet but it is supposed to be of over $3 million of annual salary.
Sources: Marquette is closing in on hiring Texas’ Shaka Smart as its next head basketball coach.
— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) March 26, 2021
Shaka Wife and Family: Is he married?
Shaka Smart has been married to his wife, Maya for more than 15 years.
He and his wife, Maya Payne Smart tied the knots in a beautiful ceremony in 2006. As for his family, they have a beautiful daughter who was born in 2011.
His wife is an alumna of Harvard University and also a writer. She is also a literacy advocate who helps parents with how to raise kids.
— Shaka Smart (@HookEmSmart) March 5, 2021
Meet Shaka Smart on Wikipedia
Shaka Smart does have a well-dedicated Wikipedia biography.
The coach’s career has been a success ever since. Despite his tedious run at the Longhorns, the 43-year-old is still one of the most recognized NCAA coaches.
Besides, Smart was a point guard during his playing days.