(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.
Facts of Stuart Scott
|Full Name:||Stuart Scott|
|Birth Date:||July 19, 1965|
|Death Date:||January 04, 2015|
|Birth Place:||Chicago, Illinois, US|
|Net Worth:||$20 million|
|Height / How tall :||6 feet 0 inches (1.83m)|
|Profession:||American Sports Anchor|
|Father's Name:||O. Ray Scott|
|Mother's Name:||Jacqueline Scott|
|Education:||Mount Tabor High School, Richard J. Reynolds High School, University of North Carolina|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio|
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''When you die, that does not mean that you lose to cancer. You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and the manner in which you live.” ''You gotta know that you're better than anybody, 'cause to me, if you don't go in like that, you're gonna lose! They're gonna punk you out! On any stage, court, business venture, on the anchor desk - whatever. You've got to go in believing, 'I can do this better than anybody.' ''That was just kind of a surprise when the doctor said, 'We did a biopsy on your appendix, and you have cancer.'' ''The most important thing I do is I'm a dad.'' ''People always talk about the nausea that comes with chemotherapy. For me, it's more like a queasiness. And it can be intense. It's an uncomfortable, gross kind of 'blech' feeling.''
Relationship Statistics of Stuart Scott
|What is Stuart Scott marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||In Relation|
|How many children does Stuart Scott have ? (name):||Two (Taylor Scott and Sydney Scott)|
|Is Stuart Scott having any relationship affair ?:||Yes|
|Is Stuart Scott gay ?:||No|
More about the relationship
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.
Stuart Scott: Age, 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 Schwab, Teammates, 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. 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.
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