|Real Name/Full Name||Stephen Anthony Smith|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Stephen A Smith|
|Birth Place:||New York City, USA|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||14 October 1967|
|Age/How Old:||53 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 185 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 1″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 70Kg
In Pounds – 154 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Smith
Mother – Janet Smith
|Siblings:||Basil Smith and four sisters|
|School:||Thomas Edison High School|
|College:||Winston-Salem State University|
|Kids/Children Name:||Two daughters|
|Profession:||TV personality, sports journalist|
|Net Worth:||$20 million|
|Last Updated:||May 2021|
Sports is fun, and it always feels good to be in the field as a player. However, not all of us are gifted in the field and not all of us are meant to be footballers, baseball players or overall actively involved in the field. Some of us, the best thing we can do is to sit down and watch athletes do what they know the best. One thing that is however very true, is that, without commentators, watching any game would be very frustrating and boring.
This is because we need somebody who is on the ground to tell us what is happening and pinpoint simple points that we cannot see from our view. This is the reason why Stephen decided to take it upon himself to become that person who would entertain us and keep us informed when watching our favorite games on TV or listening on the radio.
Well, how well do you know about Stephen A. Smith? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Stephen A. Smith’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Stephen A. Smith to date.
Biography and Early Life
The life story of Stephen begun on the 14th of October in 1967 as Stephen Anthony Smith in Bronx borough of New York City in the United States of America. He was born in a family of six and he was the fifth born in the family and the first son in the family as his older siblings are all girls. His young brother was born later but unfortunately, he succumbed to a car accident in 1992 leaving Stephen the only boy in the family.
His brother was named Basil. However, he has a half-brother on his father’s side whose name is not known at the moment. His parents originated from Saint Thomas, US Virgin Islands. Only his maternal grandmother was white, but the rest are black. His father was a hardware store manager, but it is not clear what his mother’s occupation was.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Stephen A. Smith in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Stephen A. Smith’s age is 53 years old as of today’s date 6th May 2021 having been born on 14 October 1967. Though, he is 6′ 1″ in feet and inches and 185 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 154lbs in Pound and 70kg in Kilograms.
Although Stephen was born in New York City, in the Bronx borough, he spent much of his childhood years in the Hollis section of Queens as that is where he was raised. There is however no information of where he spent his early childhood years. But after graduating from high school, he joined the Fashion Institute of Technology where he attended for one year.
Winston-Salem State University which was a historically black university located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina gave Stephen a basketball scholarship. He played basketball in school under Clarence Gaines and wrote a column that was published in the university newspaper The News Argust.
In the column, he argued that Gaines wasn’t healthy enough to continue working in the team and should therefore retire. He also joined the Omega Psi Phi fraternity as a member. In 1991, he graduated with B.A degree in mass communication.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Although Smith tries to be very open about his life and career, there is one part of his life that remains very private and that is his love life. According to Smith, falling in love and being loved in return is the worst mistake one can make in life as you will end up being hurt. There have been rumors that he was once engaged, but they later broke up and went their separate ways. Although he doesn’t discuss it to date, looking at his statement above, it is clear that the rumors are true.
The names of his ex-girlfriend or any other woman he has ever dated still remain a mystery to date. One thing that is open however is that he is a father of two girls who are one year apart in age. He loves his daughter very much and during an interview, he said that the girls gave him solace when he lost his mother Janet. Although there rumors saying he has a son with a different woman, this still remains as rumors.
Is Stephen A Smith Gay?
Stephen A Smith is not gay. Although he never talks about his relationship, his two kids and broken engagement is enough to prove he is not gay.
Stephen’s career started off as an employee at The Philadelphia Inquirer where he worked as a writer. He became as a reporter on the Philadelphia 76ers as an NBA columnist and eventually, he became a general sports columnist. On 23rd August in 2007, they decided to demote him back to his position of general assignment reporter. They later ended their relationship with Smith in 2008. Immediately, he started his own blog Stephen.com. He started his career in as a presenter on 11th April 2005 and in August 2005, he started his TV career.
Stephen A. Smith is a successful sports television personality, sports journalist, and sports radio host. He is also a commentator on First Take on ESPN where he appears with Molly Qerim and Max Kellerman.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Stephen A Smith in 2021
Although Stephen has not won any award or nomination so far, his net worth is enough to tell he is good at what he does. As of 2021, Stephen’s annual salary at ESPN is $8 million which has highly increased his net worth to $20 million.
Stephen Smith was very good in sports as a basketball player, but he decided to concentrate more in writing. When the Inquirer ended their contract, he never gave up, instead, he up his game and took an even higher career. Today, he is a very successful reporter and commentator that he is loved all over the world.