Stephen A. Smith is an American journalist in the sports world and hosts an ESPN Radio show and other ESPN programs. He is also a sports television personality, sports journalist, and actor. He made a cameo appearance on television as a reporter on February 2, 2007.
Early Life and Education Of Stephen A. Smith
Smith was born Stephen Anthony Smith on October 14, 1967, in New York City, New York, U.S., to Janet Smith(mother). He is the second youngest child among six children of his parents.
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Smith has five siblings: four older sisters and one younger brother who died in a car accident in October 1992. He was raised in the Hollis section of Queens, USA.
Stephen Smith received his early education at Thomas Edison High School. He then attended the Fashion Institute of Technology. During that period, he also won a basketball competition and got a scholarship to Winston-Salem State University. He was also included on the basketball team in college.
Stephen A. Smith's Career
Stephen A. Smith began his career as a print journalist for the Winston-Salem Journal. Later, he worked for Greensboro News-Record and the New York Daily News.
In 1994, Smith joined The Philadelphia Inquirer as a writer. Later on, he shifted to the Philadelphia 76ers as its reporter. He worked there as an NBA columnist.
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Stephen has also been active as a radio show host since 2005. He joined WEPN as a speaker on a weekday noon radio show. In 2009, he joined Fox Sports Radio as an on-air contributor. At the end of the 1990s, he joined CNN and worked as an analyst and talk show host.
Smith made his acting debut on the ABC soap opera General Hospital in a cameo appearance as a television reporter on the February 2, 2007, episode. Many popular celebrities, including Anthony Geary, Lexi Ainsworth, Kristen Alderson, Vanessa Marcil, Lindsey Morgan, and Janine Turner, have been featured in this soap opera.
Stephen A. Smith's Salary, Net Worth, and Body measurement
Stephen Anthony Smith earns an annual salary of $3.5 million. He signed a contract with Fox Sports worth $25 million. And his net worth is said to be around $10 Million. He stands tall at the height of six feet one inch. He has a fit body and a charismatic personality.
Stephen A. Smith's Marriage and Personal Life
Stephen Anthony Smith has kept his personal profile low and secret. We are not sure at this time with whom Stephen is dating or married, but he was spotted out with a back lady friend in 2011 at the 2nd annual Steve Harvey Foundation Gala held at Cipriani, Wall Street in New York City.
There was also a rumor that he had a nine-year-old son. However, Stephen Smith clearly denied the fact of having a son. The rumor even said he was ready for a sex argument with his son.
The celebrity personality Smith has two daughters with a gap of one year. However, the details regarding them are not available for now.
Stephen Anthony Smith has been suspended for on-air comments he made about women provoking domestic violence by ESPN Radio. Most people called it an egregious mistake of his career.
You can find him active on the Twitter platform interacting with his thousands of fans through digital platforms. He is a verified Twitter user having 5.8 million followers with the username@stephensmith.
Age, Body Measurements, and Other Facts
- Age: Stephen A. Smith is 51 years old as of 2019.
- Birth Sign: Libra
- Height: She has a height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85m).
- Weight: He has a healthy weight of 62kg.
- Body Measurements: He has an athletic body built.
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by Bchrome, 23 Mar, 2017