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(American Sports Anchor)

Stuart Scott was an American sportscaster and anchor on ESPN. Scott was also a regular for the network in its National Basketball Association.

Relationship Facts of Stuart Scott

Stuart Scott is having an affair.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Stuart Scott?

Stuart Scoot was then in a relationship with Kristin Spodobalski. Their relationship lasted until his death.

Previously, he was married to Kimberly Scott after dating her for some time in 1993 but their marriage ended. They went through the process of divorce in the year 2007.

Scott had two daughters, Taylor Scott and Sydney Scott.

Who was Stuart Scott?

Stuart Orlando Scott was an American sportscaster and an anchor in ESPN’s Sportscenter. Stuart Orlando was well known for his hip-hop style and the use of catchphrases.

He was also a regular for the network in its National Basketball Association (NBA) and National Football League (NFL) coverage.

What caused Stuart Scott’s death?

He passed away on the morning of January 4, 2015, at the age of 49. Scott died of appendix cancer in his home in Avon, Connecticut.

Eye Injury and Appendix Cancer

On April 3, 2002, Scott was injured when he was hit in the face by a football while filming a special for ESPN. He received surgery but afterward suffered from ptosis, or drooping of the eyelid.

In 2007, he suffered from appendix cancer. He was again diagnosed with cancer on January 14, 2013.

On July 16, 2014, Scott was honored with the Jimmy V Awards at the ESPY Awards, for his ongoing battle against cancer.

Stuart Scott: Parents, Ethnicity, Siblings

Scott was born on July 19, 1965, in Chicago, Illinois, US to a businessman father O. Ray, and his mother Jacqueline Scott who worked as a decorator.

Born as the eldest of four children, he has two younger sisters: Cynthia and Susan and the smallest one is a brother Stephen.

When he was 7, his family moved and settled down in North Carolina.


Stuart Scott went to Mount Tabor High School for 9th and 10th grade and then completed his final two years at Richard J. Reynolds High School in 1983.

During his high school years, he was a captain of the football team and excelled in ran track too. Later on, he enrolled at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he graduated in speech communication.

Career of Stuart Scott

In 1987, he started his career with WPDE-TV in Florence, South Carolina as a news reporter and weekend sports. After this, Scott worked as a news reporter at WRAL-TV 5 in Raleigh, North Carolina from 1988 until 1990.

From 1990 until 1993, Scott worked at WESH, an NBC affiliate in Orlando, Florida as a sports reporter and sports anchor.

He also earned first-place honors from the Central Florida Press Club for a feature on rodeo.


His first ESPN assignments were for SportsSmash, a short sportscast twice an hour on ESPN2’s SportsNight program.

Scott took his place in the anchor chair at SportsNight. After this, Scott was a regular on SportsCenter and This is SportsCenter commercials.

In 2002, he named studio host for the NBA on ESPN and in 2008; he became the lead host. From 1997 until 2014, he covered the league’s finals.

He hosted a number of ESPN game and reality shows, including Stump the SchwabTeammates, Dream Job,  Drowned Alive special, an episode of America’s Funniest Home Videos called AFV: The Sports Edition, Monday Night Countdown, Sunday NFL Countdown, and many more.


Scott has appeared in many movies like He Got Game, Disney’s The Kid, Drumline, Love Doesn’t Cost a Thing, Mr. 3000, Enchanted, and Just Wright.

Stuart Scott: Net Worth, Salary

Scott’s net worth was estimated to be around $15 million as of 2022. His earning was through his anchoring career.

Body Stats: Height, Weight

He had gray eyes color with black hair. He was 6 feet tall and had a decent weight.

Social Media

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