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Kenny Smith Net Worth

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Kenny Smith net worth is
$15 Million

Kenny Smith Wiki/Biography

Kenneth “The Jet” Smith was born on the 8 March 1965, in Queens, New York City USA, and is a retired professional basketball player, actor and sports analyst and commentator.

The important question to ask is, how rich is Kenny Smith? Kenny’s net worth is estimated to be approximately $15 million, having accumulated most of his wealth during his professional National Basketball Association (NBA) career, but continuing now with his position of basketball analyst on several TV productions.

 

Kenny Smith Net Worth $15 Million

Kenny Smith started his basketball career during his early days when he attended Archbishop Molloy High School until 1983, where he was trained by remarkable coach Jack Curran, who won more basketball high school games than any coach in the history of the United State. Smith subsequently he proceeded to play at the University of Carolina for another famous head coach Dean Smith, who was called a “coaching legend” by the Basketball Hall of Fame. After graduating in 1987, Kenny Smith’s professional basketball career began when he was selected as a 6th pick during the NBA Draft by the Sacramento Kings, with his initial yearly salary being $600,000. During the period from 1987 until 1997, Kenny Smith played for several NBA teams, some of them include the already mentioned Sacramento Kings, plus the Atlanta Hawks, Orlando Magic, Houston Rockets, as well as the Denver Nuggets. Throughout his short basketball career, Kenny Smith won two NBA Championships with the Houston Rockets in 1994 and 1995. Kenny Smith also managed to amass an impressive 9,397 points and 4,073 assists during his career. Kenny Smith’s yearly salary was constantly on the rise, and in the 1995-96 season when he played as a point guard for Houston Rockets, it reached an impressive $2.68 million.

Kenny Smith’s net worth at the time amounted to almost $13 million. However, his last season in NBA was neither very remarkable nor extremely successful. During the 1996-97 season when he played for Orlando Magic, Kenny Smith added only $190,100 of the yearly salary to his net worth.

When he ended his professional basketball career in 1998, Kenny Smith joined two other famous basketball players Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley, as well as a sportscaster Ernie Johnson, Jr. to host the show on Turner Sports network called “Inside the NBA”, so beginning his career as a professional TV basketball analyst. “Inside the NBA” won a Sports Emmy Award for the Outstanding Studio Show among other Emmy Awards, which not only increased the general popularity of the show, but also added to Kenny Smith’s net worth. In addition, Kenny Smith appeared as an analyst for the MSG Network’s broadcasts of New York Knicks games during the 2005-08 seasons. He also served in the same position of analyst for CBS/Turner Network during the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament. Kenny Smith currently works for the Turner Network Television (TNT) as a professional TV analyst.

In is personal life, Kenny Smith was married to Dawn Reavis with whom he has two children, and since 2006 has been married to Gwendolyn Osborne-Smith, a model, recording artist and an actress who appears on the CBS Network’s show “The Price Is Right” – they have two children also.


Net Worth$15 Million
Date Of Birth8 March 1965
Place Of BirthQueens, New York City USA
Height6 ft 2 in (1.9 m)
Weight170 lbs (77 kg)
ProfessionAmerican retired professional basketball player, Sports commentator, Actor
EducationUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Archbishop Molloy High School
NationalityAmerican
SpouseGwendolyn Osborne (m. 2006)
ChildrenMalloy Adrian Smith, London Olivia Smith, Kayla Brianna
NicknamesKenneth Smith , The Jet , Kenneth (Kenny) "The Jet" Smith , Kenny , Kenneth "Kenny" Smith
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/thejetontnt
Twitterhttp://www.twitter.com/thejetontnt
IMDBhttp://www.imdb.com/name/nm0807164
AwardsSports Emmy Award for the Outstanding Studio Show
TV Shows"NBA on TNT", "Inside the NBA"

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Black-ish2016TV Series co-executive producer - 4 episodes
Uncle Buck2016TV Series co-executive producer - 7 episodes
The GameTV Series executive producer - 100 episodes, 2008 - 2015 co-executive producer - 45 episodes, 2006 - 2008
CutsTV Series co-executive producer - 23 episodes, 2005 - 2006 supervising producer - 8 episodes, 2005
Second Time Around2004-2005TV Series supervising producer - 12 episodes
One on OneTV Series supervising producer - 24 episodes, 2003 - 2004 producer - 23 episodes, 2002 - 2003 co-producer - 21 episodes, 2001 - 2002
The Jamie Foxx Show2000-2001TV Series co-producer - 12 episodes

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Black-ish2016TV Series written by - 1 episode
Uncle Buck2016TV Series written by - 1 episode
The GameTV Series 3 episodes, 2006 - 2011 written by - 18 episodes, 2008 - 2015 writer - 3 episodes, 2006 - 2007
Pair of Kings2010TV Series written by - 1 episode
CutsTV Series 2 episodes, 2005 - 2006 writer - 2 episodes, 2005
Second Time Around2005TV Series writer - 1 episode
One on OneTV Series writer - 7 episodes, 2001 - 2004 story - 1 episode, 2002
The Jamie Foxx ShowTV Series staff writer - 18 episodes, 1997 - 1998 writer - 8 episodes, 1998 - 2000 teleplay - 1 episode, 1998

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Jamie Foxx ShowTV Series story editor - 13 episodes, 1999 - 2000 executive story editor - 11 episodes, 2000
Built to Last1997TV Series assistant to line producer - 1 episode
MartinTV Series production assistant - 13 episodes, 1995 - 1996 production staff - 1 episode, 1996

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Game2012-2015TV Series 11 episodes

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Game2011-2012TV SeriesPitts Stop Announcer / Benched Announcer

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
BET Awards 20152015TV MovieHimself
Tia & Tamera2011TV SeriesHimself
The Mo'Nique Show2011TV SeriesHimself

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2011Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Writing in a Comedy SeriesPair of Kings (2010)
2010Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Writing in a Comedy SeriesThe Game (2006)
2007Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Writing in a Comedy SeriesThe Game (2006)

Known for movies

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