Stephen Smith Wiki, Bio, Age, Dating, Worth, Rumors and Sports Center
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Facts of Stephen Smith
|Full Name:||Stephen Smith|
|Birth Date:||October 14, 1967|
|Profession:||American sports television personality, sports radio host, sports journalist, and actor|
|Height:||6 feet 1 inches (1.85m)|
|Net Worth||$10 million|
|Birth Place||The Bronx, New York|
|Education||Winston-Salem State University|
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Stephen Anthony Smith aka Stephen Smith (born on 14th October 1967 in The Bronx, New York, the United States) is an American sports television personality, sports radio host, sports journalist, and actor. He is a commentator on ESPN First Take and also makes appearances as an NBA analyst on SportsCenter. Furthermore, Smith is also an NBA analyst for ESPN on NBA Countdown and NBA broadcasts on ESPN. Moreover, Stephen also hosts The Stephen A. Show on ESPN Radio.
Stephen Smith: Bio, Age, Education
Stephen Anthony Smith aka Stephen Smith was born on 14th October 1967 in The Bronx, New York, the United States to his parents Janet Smith. His father was a baseball player, divorced his mother and married to another woman. As sibling, he has 4 older sisters and a younger brother named Basil, who died in a car accident in October 1992.
As of 2019, he is 52 years old and belongs to the birth sign Libra. By nationality, she is an American and his ethnicity is Black. Talking about his education, he attended Thomas Edison High School in Queens. Later, he joined Winston-Salem State University in Salem, North Carolina.
Stephen A. Smith stands at the height of 6 feet 1 inch and weighs 70 kg. Smith holds 2.3 million followers on Instagram and 4.49 million followers on Twitter.
Stephen Smith: Professional Career
- After studying the Fashion Institute of Technology for a year, Winston-Salem State University offered him a basketball scholarship and played basketball in his college career.
- After that, Smith began his print media career with the Winston-Salem Journal, the Greensboro News and Record, and the New York Daily News.
- In 1994, he worked for The Philadelphia Inquirer as a writer and started reporting on the Philadelphia 76ers as their NBA columnist and as a general sports columnist.
- On 11th April 2005, Stephen became the host of a weekday noon to 2 p.m. radio show on WEPN in New York City with his “right-hand man B.T. (Brandon Tierney).
- Smith’s show came to an end in April 2008 as he was going to expand his career in the television sector.
- Later in 2008, he ended the journey with the Inquirer and began his own blog, stephena.com.
- In November 2009, Smith became an on-air contributor to Fox Sports Radio and on 4th January 2010, he became a Fox Sports Radio morning show host replacing Washington, D.C. based host Steve Czaban.
- Smith became a resident FSR NBA insider and ended his morning show in early 2011.
- In 2013, he left ESPN for Sirius XM Radio, where he joined Chris Russo’s Mad Dog Sports Channel.
- After that on 17th January 2017, Stephen moved back to ESPN from Sirius XM’s Mad Dog Sports channel where his daily two-hour program is heard on WEPN.
- Furthermore, Stephen has a brief acting career. He has played in ABC soap opera General Hospital as a reporter, Brick and has also portrayed in Chris Rock motion picture I Think I Love My Wife as the character, Allan.
- Moreover, on Wednesday’s episode of ESPN’s “First Take” Smith talked about why Aaron Rodgers should demand a trade from Packers.
According to the sources, Stephen Smith has an estimated net worth of $10 million as of 2019. Similarly, he earns about $3 million per year from his profession as per the reports.
Stephen Smith: Personal Life; Relationship & Affairs
Regarding his love life, he is rumored to be married but hasn’t opened up anything about his wife or partner. Smith doesn’t talk much about his personal life and relationships. And he has managed to keep it a secret from the media. We believe that he is straight and is having a wonderful life with his loved ones.
Stephen Smith: Awards and Achievements
Smith hasn’t won any awards or nominations so far.
Stephen Smith: Rumors and Controversy
Smith was in a controversy with a basketball player Stephen Curry’s wife Ayesha Curry when he made some controversial comments on her. In 2014, ESPN suspended him for his controversial comments on domestic violence.
And again in 2018, he made some racy comments on Snoop Dogg’s show many public criticized his comments. When Snoop asked what part of a female’s anatomy he liked more, Smith replied: “Always, always (a term that refers to the buttocks). I know I’m associated with Walt Disney, but everybody knows I’m a bottom feeder.”