Trending :top header content

Home biography Stephen A. Smith

Stephen A. Smith Biography

Stephen A. Smith

Facts of Stephen A. Smith

Date of Birth: 1967 , October-14
Birth Nation: United States
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
Married No
Education Thomas Edison High School, Fashion Institute of Technology, Winston-Salem State University
Movies I Think I Love My Wife
TV Show General Hospital

Quick Timeline of Stephen A. Smith

1967 Born in New York City, New York
1994 Joined The Philadelphia Inquirer
1999 Began his television career
2012 Joined First Take
2005 Joined WEPN
2009 Joined Fox Sports Radio
2018 Net Worth Update

Detail Timeline of Stephen A. Smith

October 14 , 1967

Born in New York City, New York

Talented and industrious, Stephen A. Smith was born as Stephen Anthony Smith at the end of 1967 in New York City, New York, United States of America to African and American parents. He grew up in Hollis section of Queens.

1994

Joined The Philadelphia Inquirer

He began his career as a print journalist and that was in Winston-Salem Journal. Later on he worked for Greensboro News and Record and the New York Daily News. In 1994, he joined The Philadelphia Inquirer as a writer.

1999

Began his television career

At the end of 1990s, he worked for CNN/SI and that was the beginning of his TV career. He has been working on ESPN since a long time. In 2005, he was named the host of Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith. 

April 30 , 2012

Joined First Take

Stephen A. Smith is a sports television personality and a sports journalist from United States. He is best known for his work at ESPN and ESPN First Take where he is working as its analyst and talk show host. He joined First Take in the early 2012. 

April 11 , 2005

Joined WEPN

He has also been active as a radio show host since 2005. On 11th of April, he joined WEPN as the host of a weekday noon to 2 p.m. radio show. At the end of 2007, he hosted this show on 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. slot. 

2009

Joined Fox Sports Radio

At the end of 2009, he joined Fox Sports Radio as it’s on air contributor. There he is best known to break the story about the Allen Iverson's retirement on the Chris Myers-Steve. In the early 2010, he was named the Fox Sports Radio morning show host.

2018

Net Worth Update

Stephen A. Smith has an estimated net worth of $10 million as of 2018. Reportedly after signing a contract with ESPN in 2015, his annual salary is reported to be around $3.5 million.

Content

Stephen A. Smith is a sports television personality, sports radio host and a sports journalist from the United States. He is a commentator on ESPN First Take along with Max Kellerman and Molly Qerim. Smith, the former host of The Stephen A. Smith and Ryan Ruocco Show on ESPN Radio New York 98.7 FM, is also an NBA analyst on SportsCenter.

Stephen A. Smith's Early Life, Bio, and Education

Stephen A. Smith was born on October 14, 1967, in New York City, New York, the United States of America to African and American parents. His mother is Janet Smith who died on June 1, 2017.

Stephen Smith grew up in the Hollis section of Queens. He holds an American nationality and is of mixed ethnicity.

Stephen received his formal education from Thomas Edison High School. After he graduated from there, he joined the Fashion Institute of Technology. After a year, he won a basketball scholarship and then he joined Winston-Salem State University. There he played basketball for the college team. 

Stephen A. Smith's Career

He began his career as a print journalist and that was in Winston-Salem Journal. Later on, he worked for Greensboro News and Record and the New York Daily News. In 1994, he joined The Philadelphia Inquirer as a writer. Later on, he joined Philadelphia 76ers as its reporter. He was their NBA columnist. He has also been active as a radio show host since 2005. On 11th of April, he joined WEPN as the host of weekday noon to 2 p.m. radio show. 

 
 
 
 
 
View this post on Instagram
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

If Jimmy Butler goes to the Rockets, I believe it will be an absolute disaster!

A post shared by Stephen A. Smith (@stephenasmith) on

At the end of 2009, he joined Fox Sports Radio as it’s an on-air contributor. At the end of the 1990s, he worked for CNN/SI. He is best known for his work at ESPN and ESPN First Take where he is working as its analyst and talk show host. 

Stephen is also known for his prediction abilities. He predicted that LeBron JamesDwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh would all sign with the Miami Heat during 2010 picks and which later became true. He also predicted Floyd to be victorious in the super fight of Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather.

Also, he is active in the acting career as Smith made his acting debut on the ABC soap opera General Hospital on  February 2, 2007. Then, he appeared in I Think I Love My Wife. 

Stephen A. Smith's Net Worth and Salary

As of 2019, his net worth is $10 million. In 2015, he signed a new contract with ESPN which pays him in the salary of $3.1 million - $3.5 million a year.

Stephen A. Smith's Personal Life

Stephen is also one of the celebrities who love to keep his personal profile low profile. Till date, there are no rumors about his love affairs, married life, dating life, girlfriend, spouse, and divorce. Famed for his cruel words, Stephen is a regular guest of controversies. In 2016, he made the limelight with his bad comments on NBA star Stephen Curry's wife Ayesha.

Age, Body Statistics and Social Media Presence

  • Age: Stephen A. Smith is 51 years old as of 2019.
  • Birth Sign: Libra
  • Height: He has a tall height of  6 feet 1 inch (1.85m). 
  • Weight: His body weight is around 80kg. 
  • Hair Color: He has a black color hair.
  • Eyes Color: His eyes are black in color. 

For further information, stay tuned at Frostsnow.