Kenny Smith Wife, Divorce, Kids, Salary, Net Worth

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Kenny Smith, the former professional basketball player, shares a somewhat relatable story with Aviva Drescher. Both of them are not linked with each other personally but their personal life is somewhat the same as Aviva was at first divorced and later married another man and found her life partner and Kenny Smith also seems to have moved on for good.
Kenny Smith Wife, Divorce, Kids, Salary, Net Worth

Quick Information

  • Relationship Status Single
  • Eye Color Black
  • Hair Bald
  • Weight 77 kg
  • Height/ How Tall? 6' 3" (1.91 m)
  • College University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • High School Archbishop Molloy High School New York
  • Career 1987–present
  • Net Worth $16 Million (Estimated)
  • Salary $4 Million Per Year
  • Gay No
  • Ex-Wife Gwendolyn Osborne (m. 2006–2018), Dawn Reavis
  • Wedding Date 2 September 2006
  • Divorce/Split Yes (Twice)
  • Date of Birth Mar 08, 1965
  • Age 59 Years, 4 Months
  • Daughter/s Kayla Brianna, London Olivia Smith
  • Son/s Kenny Smith Jr., Malloy Adrian Smith
  • Brother/s Vincent Smith
  • Mother Annie Mae Smith
  • Father Kenny Smith Sr.
  • Ethnicity/Race African-American
  • Religion Christianity
  • Zodiac Sign Pisces
  • Nick Name The Jet
  • Birth Name Kenneth Smith
  • Profession Retired Professional Basketball Player
  • Nationality American

Kenny Smith, the former professional basketball player, shares a somewhat relatable story with Aviva Drescher.

Both of them are not linked with each other personally, but their personal life is somewhat the same. Aviva, who was first divorced, later married another man and found her life partner. Likewise, Kenny also seems to have moved on for good. But, is she the one?

Kenny Smith Relationship

Kenny married Gwendolyn Osborne, a model, recording actress and actress famous for modeling on The Price is Right on 2 September 2006. The couple exchanged their vows at their mountain-top estate in Stevenson Ranch, California, in front of 250 of their close friends and family.

The couple first met at a charity event in 2004, and after two years of extensive dating, the couple got married and after about being married for about a decade, there is not a single chance of divorce as they are still on a strong bond.

On 26 March 2008, the couple welcomed their first child together; a baby boy and named him Malloy Adrian Smith. Later, on 29 September 2012, the couples welcomed their second child; a daughter named London Olivia.

From left to right, KJ Smith, Monique, Gwendolyn Osborne, London Olivia, Malloy, Kenny Smith, and Kayla Brianna (Photo:

The couples parented five kids altogether. That is because Kenny Smith and his wife Gwendolyn both have children from their previous relationships.

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Kenny Smith has a son, KJ Smith, and a daughter Kayla Brianna from his previous marriage to Dawn Reavis, while Gwendolyn has a daughter named Monique from her ex-boyfriend [1996]. All three of them are now grownups. Kenny, however, hasn't revealed when and why he divorced Dawn.

Divorced Again, Splitting In Good Terms

It was all rumors until Gwendolyn Osborne filed for divorce with Kenny “The Jet” Smith in Los Angeles. The split came out of nowhere and everyone got surprised. Kenny had cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for the split.

Gwendolyn gunned for primary legal and physical custody of the couple’s two children: Malloy and London. And add to that, she demanded spousal support from Kenny. Spousal support essentially is alimony, financial assistance to help the recipient achieve financial independence.

Although the split, Kenny and Gwendolyn have gone public to say that they have ended their 12 years of marriage in good terms. They have decided to co-parent their children. 

More On Kenny's Children

Now let’s talk about their grown-up kids and let’s start with Kenny Smith Jr’s. He has already turned 20 and was wished by his mother through her Twitter account.

In his case, the proverb can be used ‘like father like son’ as Kenny’s son Kenny Smith Jr (KJ) played for Thousand Oaks, CA as a point guard and is already on his way to becoming a pro basketball in near future.

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His daughter Kayla Brianna, however, took a different path and is into music. Although her decision left Kenny a little bit afraid, he still supports her and she already has many solo videos on her Youtube channel which currently has over 3 thousand subs.

With a large family of seven, Kenny Smith also had his own reality show produced by TBS called ‘The Smiths’ which aired on 3 April 2015 and ended on 8 May 2015.

Kenny Smith is acting as an NBA studio analyst for TNT Sports where he joins with Charles Barkley and Ernie Johnson every week during the NBA season.

With that in line, Kenny is also the main studio analyst for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament on CBS and Turner. With his NBA career and his current jobs as an analyst, Kenny has successfully accumulated a net worth of $10 million dollars, however, he remains ignorant of revealing his salary.