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Stephen A Smith

Stephen Anthony Smith is an American Sports TV personality. Widely known as Stephen A. Smith, is a sports commentator, presenter on television, sports host on radio, sports journalist, and actor. A bombastic and provocative analysis of the games and aggressive performances are her trademarks.

Early Life

Stephen A Smith was born in the Bronx borough of New York City on October 14, 1967. He is a 56-year-old Sports TV personality. He was raised in the Hollis of Queens by his parents, his mother being Janet Smith. She is the second youngest and has four older sisters and a younger brother.

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Stephen A Smith finished High School at Thomas Edison High School in Queens. Smith attended the Fashion Institute of Technology for one year. He then received a basketball scholarship to attend Winston-Salem State University. Similarly, He played basketball in college under coach Clarence Gaines and wrote a column for the university newspaper, arguing Gaines should retire due to health issues.

Career and Professional Life

Stephen A Smith started his career playing basketball in college where he was trained under coach Clarence Gaines. At the same time, he wrote a column for the university newspaper arguing against Gaines. He worked as a writer and general sports columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer from 1994-2007. Likewise, he then also worked with the Greensboro News and Record, and the New York Daily News.

Furthermore, she made his radio debut on the New York City station ‘WEPN-FM‘ in 2005. He worked with Fox Sports Radio for two years. She then returned to ESPN radio briefly in 2011. Later in 2014, he began hosting his show, The Stephen A. Smith Show on SiriusXM Radio. Similarly, Coming to his acting career, he starred as ‘Allan’ in the romantic comedy ‘I Think I L0ve My Wife’ in 2009.

Stephen A Smith

Caption: Max and Stephen A. Smith with a guest in their TV show First Take
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Stephen A Smith – Net Worth 2024

Stephen A Smith has a net worth of about $10 million. Similarly, he earns a salary of approximately $3.5 million through his work as a sports analyst at ESPN. Furthermore, he earns millions of dollars a year for his show ‘The Stephen A  Smith Show’ on SiriusXM Radio.

Personal Life

Stephen A Smith is known to have his profile secret and private. Though he is known to have been married, his wife’s identity seems to be top secret. However, some people assume that he is either gay or not married.


Stephen A Smith and his provocative comments have had him experience numerous setbacks in his career. On the contrary, he has been accused of making sexist comments about some players. Furthermore, rumors have stirred up about him having several side chicks as he seems to be hanging out with numerous girls.

Stephen A Smith – Body Measurements

Stephen is a dark, tall, and broad guy with a height of 6 feet 1 inch.

Social Media

His Facebook account has about two million followers. Furthermore, he connects with his fans through his  Instagram account which has more than 2 million followers. Likewise, his Twitter account has about 5 million followers.