Stephen A. Smith Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 17.Nov.2017
Facts of Stephen A. Smith
Date of Birth: 2007 , February-2
Age: 11 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name Stephen A. Smith
Birth Name Stephen A. Smith
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New York City
Ethnicity White
Profession Journalist
Working For ESPN,CNN
Net Worth $10 Million
Salary $3.5 million
Affair with N/A
Girlfriend N/A
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Synopsis

Stephen A. Smith is an American journalist figure in the sports world and is also the host an ESPN Radio show and other ESPN programs. He is also a sports television personality, sports journalist, and actor. He made a cameo appearance in television as a reporter on February 2, 2007.

Early Life and Education

Smith was born as Stephen Anthony Smith on October 14, 1967, in New York City, New York, U.S. to African/ American parents. He is the second youngest child among six children of his parents.

Smith has five siblings with four older sisters and one younger brother who died in a car accident in October 1992. He was raised in Hollis section of Queens, USA.

Stephen Smith received his early education from Thomas Edison High School. He then attended Fashion Institute of Technology. During that period he also won basketball competition and got a scholarship to the Winston-Salem State University. He was also included on the basketball team in the college.

Career

Stephen began his career as a print journalist from Winston-Salem Journal. Later on, he worked for Greensboro News-Record and the New York Daily News.

In 1994, Stephen joined The Philadelphia Inquirer as a writer. Later on, he shifted to Philadelphia 76ers as its reporter. He worked there as the NBA columnist.

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 is also a commentator on the show First Take where he appears along with Skip Bayless, Max Kellerman, and Molly Qerim.

Acting Career

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 has featured in this soap opera.

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 to, 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 has a nine-year-old son. However, Stephen Smith clearly denied the fact of having a son. The rumor even described that he was ready for sex argument with his son.

Stephen Anthony Smith has been suspended for on-air comments he made for women provoking domestic violence by ESPN Radio. Most of the people called it an egregious mistake of his career.

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 to be $10 Million. He stands tall at the height of six feet one inch. He has a fit body and charismatic personality.

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