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(Basketball player, athlete)

Earl Joseph "J. R." Smith III is a two-time recipient of the coveted Sixth Man of the Year Award in basketball.

Relationship Facts of J. R. Smith

J. R. Smith is married to Jewel Harris.
He is father of Four daughters.
J. R. Smith is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of J. R. Smith?

JR Smith married Jewel Harris in August 2016. They have three daughters together. Besides, he has another daughter from a previous relationship. He also had multiple extra-marital relationships.

Who is J. R. Smith?

American basketball player Earl Joseph “J. R.” Smith III is a two-time recipient of the coveted Sixth Man of the Year Award in basketball. Earl Joseph’s nick is J.R. He also goes by his other names- TheRealJRSmith, The Prodigy, and J.R. Swish.

Earl Joseph J.R. Swish plays the position of Small Forward and Shooting Guard in the NBA. The Cavalier shooting guard  JR will play basketball as a Free Agent up until 2022 with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

J. R. Smith- Birth Age, Siblings, parents, ethnicity

J.R. Smith was born Earl Joseph “J. R.” Smith III on 9 September 1985 in Freehold Borough, New Jersey, USA, to Ida Smith and Earl Smith. J.R. and his three brothers and two sisters grew up in Clarksburg in Millstone Township in New Jersey. Two of his brothers, Dimitrius and Chris are renowned in sports circles.

In which school did J. R. Smith attend?

J.R. Smith was educated at Saint Benedict’s Preparatory School, New Jersey. Earl finished school in 1998, and from 1999 to 2000, he studied for a semester at Steinert High School, in Hamilton Township School District, Mercer County, NJ. He was dissatisfied, as Steinert High offered no sporting opportunities. J.R. then transferred to Trenton-McCorristin Catholic High in the same county for another semester. Thereafter he again requested another transfer to Lakewood High, where he could play basketball. Here, J.R. repeated his freshman year, and also played basketball for two seasons at Lakewood High.

He was successful in the 2004 NBA Draft. J.R. was the 18th overall pick to be selected by the New Orleans Hornets. Since then he has not looked back.

J. R. Smith-career

JR Smith started his care with New Orleans Hornets in 2004. But he had poor work ethics which irked his coach.  In 2006, he got traded to Chicago Bulls and in 6 days ended up with Denver Nuggets. He started off with them with a lot of mistakes but soon did some good scoring with them. He performed well here and also got some awards. Due to NBA lockout in 2011, he signed with Zhejiang Golden Bulls,  China for a year.

For next 3 years,  he was with New York Knicks. And until 2019 he was with Cleveland Cavaliers.

What is the net worth of J. R. Smith?

J.R. has a net worth of $20 million and above.

Earl Joseph “J. R.” Smith III- Awards

2003-04, J.R. Swish received the McDonald’s All American Game Co-MVP Amateur Award.

2004, J.R was awarded by the Parade All-American Second Team Award.

2004, J.R. was the Western Conference Rookie of the Month three times for January, February, and March consecutively.

2012, J.R received the CBA Scoring Champion Award.

2012, J.R received the CBA All-Star Award.

2012, 2013, Swish received the Sixth Man of the Year Award for two years consecutively.

Mar 31, 2013, J.R received the Player of the Week in the Weekly Awards of the year.

Season 2015-16, J.R. won the NBA Championship.

JR Smith: Social media profile

JR Smith is active on Twitter and has a following of 699.1k. But he does not have an Instagram account. There is no verified Facebook page as well.

“J. R.” Smith III- List of Controversies

Controversy #1.  His wife Jewel claimed that she discovered J.R. is having an extra-marital affair with Candice Patton- the latest in his string of affairs.

Post marriage to Jewel Harris-Smith, J.R. has a short-lived affair with Solange Knowles in the 2007’s. Solange Piaget Knowles is the sister of Beyonce Knowles. Then in 2012, he was reportedly in a relationship with the international pop diva and singer, Rihanna. Around the same time, J.R. was already in a relationship with K. Michelle.

Controversy #2 Unsportsmanlike Behavior and social issues

J.R. was fined $50,000 US for unsportsmanlike behavior. He used to drink in public and choked a teenager. In 2018,  he was suspended for throwing soup at assistant Damon Jones. And in 2012, he paid a fine of  $25,000 US for posting a picture of model Tahiry Jose on Twitter.

JR Smith- Height, Weight, Player Stats

J.R. Swish has black hair and eyes. His height is 6’6 or 198 cm, and his weight is 102 kg or 225 lbs.

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