Stephen A Smith is a sports television personality who is the commentator of ‘ESPN First Take’. He is also an actor, sports radio host, and sports journalist. He serves as an analyst of NBA on ESPN. He was previously the host of ESPN Radio’s ‘The Stephen A. Smith and Ryan Ruocco Show’. Smith has appeared on the television series ‘General Hospital’. He began his career by working in the print media. He currently hosts the radio show “The Stephen A. Smith Show”. He is also a featured columnist for The Philadelphia Inquirer, ESNNY.com, and ESPN.com. The estimated net worth of Stephen A. Smith is $12 million US dollars.
Stephen Anthony Smith was born on October 14, 1967, in New York City, New York. He has five other siblings and was raised in Queens, New York. In 1992, his brother Basil died in a car accident. From his father’s side, he also has a half-sibling. He completed his graduation from the Thomas Edison High School located in Queens. Following that, he went to Fashion Institute of Technology for a year.
He then went to Winston-Salem State University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina by receiving a basketball scholarship. In college, Smith used to play basketball under Clarence Gaines and also wrote an article for ‘The News-Argus’, the university newspaper of Winston-Salem. Smith is a member of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity.
Stephen A. Smith is 49 years old and is still single. There has been no report of his affair in the past. His parents were originally from U.S. Virgin Islands.
Stephen A. Smith started his career by working with New York Daily News and Greensboro News and Record. In 1994, he worked as a writer in ‘The Philadelphia Inquirer’. He started to work as a columnist for NBA and ended working for The Inquirer. In April 2005, he started to work as a host for WEPN radio show in New York City. In 2000, it became a nationally syndicated show on ESPN Radio. The sown ended in 2008, and then he began his career in television.
A year later, Smith started to work for Fox Sports Radio. In 2011, he ended his morning show and became a resident FSR NBA insider. Following this, he became a columnist for ESPN.com and also hosted radio shows for 1050 ESPN Radio New York and 710 ESPN Radio Los Angeles. In 2013, he joined Sirius XM Radio and left ESPN. In January 2017, he again moved back to ESPN.
In 1999, Smith worked in the television industry for CNN/SI. He currently hosts a talk show on ESPN First Take and ESPN. In 2005, he became the host of ‘Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith’. He has appeared in various TV shows like Dream Job, Jim Rome is Burning, Pardon the Interruption, 1st and 10, and SportsCenter. Smith made his acting debut by appearing in ‘General Hospital’ in 2007. He also appeared in the series in 2016 and 2017.
One of the biggest achievements of Stephen A. Smith is being the host of ESPN First Take. He has successfully hosted many television shows and radio shows.
How much is Stephen A. Smith Net Worth in 2017
Stephen A. Smith found considerable success by hosting ESPN First Take. He has also successfully hosted many other shows on television and radio. By doing so, he has gone on to accumulate good wealth. Stephen A. Smith’s net worth is an estimated $12 million US dollars as of 2017.
Part of this wealth also comes by appearing in other shows. In 2007, he appeared in the film ‘I Think I Love My Wife’. He has also appeared in the series ‘General Hospital’. He is a sports journalist and has appeared in the commercial “The Little Voice in Your Stomach” in 2014. He has been the columnist for NBA, especially for Philadelphia 76ers.
Stephen A. Smith is best known for his work on ESPN First Take and ESPN. He has also worked in New York Daily News and Greensboro News and Record. He has served as a writer for The Philadelphia Inquirer. He has also hosted ‘Ryan Ruocco Show’ on the radio. His university ‘Winston-Salem State University’ is a historically black university located in Winston Salem, North Carolina.