Kenny Smith

Kenny "The Jet" Smith never became an elite player in the NBA, but he was a consummate professional who brought savvy and speed to the court, capturing two NBA titles in the 1990s. Then, bringing his wit to a whole new ... Read more »
Born: 03/07/1965 in Queens, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (5)

Thunderstruck 2012 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Just Wright 2010 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Pros vs. Joes 2009 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Frank TV 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Meet The Smiths (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Kenny "The Jet" Smith never became an elite player in the NBA, but he was a consummate professional who brought savvy and speed to the court, capturing two NBA titles in the 1990s. Then, bringing his wit to a whole new generation of basketball fans who missed the Michael Jordan era, Smith became a broadcaster and studio analyst with Turner Sports shortly after retiring from the NBA.

Relationships

Gwendolyn Osborne Actor

Wife

Kayla Brianna Smith

Daughter

Kenny Smith

Son

Molloy Smith

Son

London Olivia Smith

Daughter

EDUCATION

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

1983 - 1987
Majored in Economics

Milestones

1998

Joined TNT's "Inside the NBA"

1997

Retired from the NBA

1995

Won second NBA championship with the Rockets

1994

Won first NBA championship with the Houston Rockets

1987

Graduated from UNC with a degree in economics

1987

Drafted sixth overall in NBA draft

1987

Voted NCAA AP consensus All-American

1983

Voted McDonald's High School All-American

Bonus Trivia

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Has appeared in commercials for Hyundai and State Farm insurance.

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Smith's explosiveness on the court earned him the nickname, "The Jet."

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Attended the renowned Catholic high school Archbishop Molloy in Queens, New York.

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