Net Worth: $2 Million
- Source of Wealth Journalism, Publishing
- Birth Place Richmond Hill, Queens, New York, USA
- Height 1.85 m
- Full Name Stephen Anthony Smith
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth October 14, 1967
- Ethnicity African American
- Occupation Sports journalist, television host, radio host
- Education Winston-Salem State University
About Stephen A Smith
Stephen Anthony Smith is an American sports journalist and a talk show host. He has a net worth of $2 Million. Currently he hosts “The Stephen A. Smith” and the “Ryan Ruocco Show”, which is regularly aired on ESPN Radio frequency, New York 98.7 FM. He is also featured in ESPNNY.com as a columnist. He along with Skip Bayless appears on ESPN First Take.
Smith was born on 14th October 1967. He is from Tortola, BVI but was raised in the neighbourhood of Hollis of New York City. Stephen has four elder sisters. Smith went to the Winston-Salem State University. When in college, he was trained to play basketball under Clarence Gaines, a Hall of Fame coach. He used to write for the college journal, The News Argus. Smith is also the member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.
Stephen started off his career as a sportswriter. His first job as a sportswriter was at “Daily News” in 1994 in NYC. At the same time, he got a job as a writer at “The Philadelphia Inquirer”. He started off as a general sportswriter, but soon began reporting on the Philadelphia 76ers. Eventually, he was able to become a general sports columnist.
In 1999 he made his television debut. Stephen started to work with CNN/SI. Smith has been seen on television as a basketball analyst on ESPN and also on ESPN First Take. From 2005, he started to host “Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith”, a daily hour-long show that was aired on ESPN. However it was cancelled in 2007. He then went on to become an NBA analyst.