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Stephen A. Smith Net Worth

Published Sat Jul 23 2022 By chanel
Stephen A. Smith Net Worth

Stephen A Smith is a sports journalist, commentator, and ESPN's highest-paid on-air personality with a net worth of $16 million. He is one of the most forthright and divisive sports analysts and ESPN hosts on television today.

Smith is well-known for his scathing criticism of professional athletes. While sports fans may have conflicting feelings about Smith, they admire his thorough knowledge of Stephen A.

Net worth 

Stephen A. Smith has a net worth of $16 million and an annual salary of $8 million but his estimated annual salary in 2022 is $12 million. He made the majority of his money as a sports writer, radio host, and sports journalist. 

Stephen A Smith enjoying his luxurious flight. ( Source: Stephen's Instagram)

His other income includes fees from advertising campaigns and journalistic work for newspapers and magazines.

Earning from ESPN

By 2014, Smith was earning $3 million per year from ESPN. Only a year later, Smith received a $2 million annual boost from the sports media company. His ESPN salary from 2014 to 2019 was $15 million.

Smith would sign a new contract worth between $8 million and $10 million in 2019. He has risen to become one of the highest-paid figures in the history of a major sports media firm as a result of this.

Earnings from The Stephen A. Smith Show

Stephen A. Smith went from journalist to talk show presenter in less than two years after joining ESPN. He was paid $1 million per year for the Show. His daily talk show was added to the national ESPN Radio network in January 2018 and made available across the country.

The Stephen A. Smith Show. (Source: Youtube)

The show was added to the ESPNEWS weekday ESPN Radio broadcast lineup later that year. In January 2020, the daily talk program came to an end.

Earning as an actor

In 2007, Smith played Allen in Chris Rock's I Think I Love My Wife, which was his first acting performance. In the same year, he was also given the role of Brick at General Hospital.

On the other hand, he had a cameo appearance in Kimberly Elise, Danny Glover, Mo'Nique, and DC Young Fly's family holiday comedy Almost Christmas.

Car collection

Stephen owns a Mercedes-Benz S550, Escalade and Explorer, and a Range Rover. During an interview with Motor Trend, he admitted to being blown away with his Mercedes-Benz S-Class as well as his 2015 Range Rover SVAutobiography. 

The Stephen A. Smith and his car. ( Source: Carscoops)

All of that power and luxury, however, comes at a high cost - $199,495 to be exact.

Earning from Brand Endorsement

Smith has appeared in ads for Oberto and also in a series of commercials for beef jerky since 2014. His other way of income is from public speaking. His Booking Agent Contact Details are available all over the internet.

Grand openings, keynote speeches, virtual meetings, corporate appearances, product releases, moderated Q&A, or an exclusive meet and greet are all possibilities. The booking fee is anywhere between $50,000 and $100,000.

Earning from social media

One of the richest sports journalists in the world is very active on all his social media accounts. His Twitter account with more than 5.6 million followers.

Instagram with more than 3.7 million followers and Facebook with more than 1.6 million followers.


Smith owns a mansion in New Jersey worth $1900000 which is 7232 square feet with spacious rooms and beautiful external and internal design.

However, a house with that square feet is quite big for an unmarried man. We can see where he is investing his millions by looking at the mansion.

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