Kenny Smith Biography

(Basketball Player)

More about the relationship

Kenny Smith at the present time is possibly single. But in the past, he married and divorced two times.

He first exchanged vows with a singer Dawn Reavis on 7 July 1990 and welcomed two children. They are Kayla Smith and K.J. Smith. The details of their wedding and divorce are not yet made public.

Kenny met Gwendolyn Osborne-Smith (model) in 2001 and they married on 2 September 2006. With her also, he has two kids, a son Malloy (born in 2008), and a daughter London (born in 2012).

However, this union also had rough roads as his wife, Gwendolyn filed for the separation in 2018. After a year, their divorce was finalized.

Relationship Facts of Kenny Smith

  • Kenny Smith is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.
  • Four children (Malloy Adrian Smith, Kayla Brianna, London Olivia Smith, Kenny Smith Jr.)

Who is Kenny Smith?

Kenny Smith is an American broadcaster, former basketball player, and actor. Kenny Smith played as a Point guard for several NBA clubs.

He has played for teams like Sacramento Kings, Atlanta Hawks, Houston Rockets, Detroit Pistons, etc.

Recently, he was seen in the movie Hustle playing the role of Leon in 2022. This sports-comedy film featured stars like Adam Sandler, Queen Latifah, Ben Foster, Robert Duvall, etc.

The project is about Stanley Sugerman who is on his mission for finding new NBA superstars. Hustle is directed by Jeremiah Zagar, aired on Netflix, and has a run time of 117 minutes.

Kenny Smith- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

His birthdate is 08 March 1965 and he was born in Queens, New York, the United States as Kenneth Smith. The name of his mother is Annie Mae Smith and his father’s identity is hidden.

Further, Jeff’s ancestry is All-American, and has a brother named Vincent Smith.

As per his academics, he might have completed his high school studies at Archbishop Molloy High School. Then he went to the University of North Carolina.

Kenny Smith- Professional Life, Career

Kenny Smith was interested in sports from high school and played basketball from there. He then played while studying at the University.  Then in 1987, he joined an NBA team Sacramento Kings for whom he played till 1990.

After this, he was drafted by Houston Rockets in 1990 and was released in 1996. Again for only a year, he was with Orlando Magic (1996-1997).

The next and final basketball club that he joined was Denver Nuggets in 1997. Only for a year, this amazing layer was with Atlanta Hawks (1990) and Detroit Pistons (1996).

Awards & Highlights

  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (1988)
  • 2× Second-team All-ACC (1985, 1986)
  • 2× NBA champion (1994, 1995)
  • McDonald’s All-American (1983)

As a Broadcaster

After retiring from the basketball court, he joined Turner Sports in 1998 as a studio analyst. Here he co-hosted the show Inside the NBA with Ernie Johnson Jr., Charles Barkley, and Shaquille O’Neal.

As an Actor

Kenny as himself has appeared for an episode in projects titled The Mysteries of Laura, Grown-ish, American Dad!, The Odd Couple, Thunderstruck, Just Wright, and more.

Kenny Smith- Net Worth, Salary

By the 2022’s data, he has an estimated net worth of around $20 million. Similarly, the salary he receives every year as a basketball analyst is $4 million.

Rumors, Controversy

This NBA player is keeping himself away from scandals as well as rumors.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Kenny Smith’s towering height is 6 ft 7 inches and his body weight is 77 kg. Similarly, he has black hair and eyes in dark brown color.

Social Media

Kenny Smith is officially present on social sites such as Twitter with over 1.1m followers. He is keeping himself busy on Instagram with over 541k fans and on Facebook with around 188k fans.

Trivia/Facts

  • His zodiac sign is Pisces.
  • As of 2022, he is 57 years of age.
  • He joined Twitter in April 2009.
  • People also call him by the name The Jet.
  • His second spouse was in the show The Price is Right.

 

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