Larry Smith Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, LEX 18, Wife, Family, Net worth and, Salary

Larry Smith is an American Emmy award winning anchor/correspondent/reporter currently working at LEX 18. Joined the station in December 2020

Larry Smith Biography

Larry Smith is an American Emmy award-winning anchor, correspondent, and reporter currently working at LEX 18. Smith joined the station in December 2020 serving as an evening anchor alongside Angie Beavin and Nancy Cox.

Larry Smith Career

He is thrilled to call Bluegrass his home. After a lengthy broadcast journalism career in major markets and networks, he landed at Lex 18. He started his career while in college at WMCI-FM and WLBH-FM in his hometown Mattoon, Illinois. Thereafter, he launched his on-air job at WICD in Champaign, Illinois. After a short period of time there, he served at WPTV in West Palm Beach and WBIR in Knoxville prior to starting a job at CNN as a correspondent and sports anchor.

Six Super Bowls, a dozen Final Fours, and four Olympics are championships among more than 60 major championships worldwide he has reported based in Atlanta. He also worked as a regular host for NBA TV’s “Gametime” for Turner Sports and Major League Baseball playoff reports.

In 1994, he guided the CNN reports of the end of Major League Baseball’s players to strike. He was also the Michael Vick saga network’s lead correspondent. Michael Phelps was first interviewed by him after winning a record eight gold medals in Beijing during the Summer Olympics.

He left CNN to anchor the news WJLA in Washington, D.C, WCPO in Cincinnati, and WGCL in Atlanta. In the course of his time there, he reported the presidential inauguration in 2017. His coverage on the opening of the Smithsonian Museum of African-American History and Culture helped him to win a Regional Emmy Award.

He has been a play-by-play announcer or Georgia Public Broadcasting reports of the Georgia High School basketball and football championships since 2013.

Larry Smith
Larry Smith

His coverage of Hurricane Katrina’s aftermath made him receive a Peabody Award and Distinguished Alumni Award from Eastern Illinois University and Lake Land College.

During his free time, he likes bowling as well as touring museums with his children at wife. In addition, he is a devoted golfer who one day hit a hole-in-one at a friend’s wedding.

Larry Smith LEX 18

Smith works at LEX 18 where he works alongside other famous LEX 18 anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;

  1. Angie Beavin
  2. Claire Crouch
  3. Nancy Cox
  4. Dia Davidson
  5. Conroy Delouche
  6. Kristen Edwards
  7. Chris Goodman
  8. Tom Ackerman
  9. Emily Goodman
  10. Bill Meck
  11. Seth Phillips
  12. Anna Tarullo

Larry Smith Age

Smith was born in  Mattoon, Illinois. He likes to keep his personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born or when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 40’s.

Larry Smith Height

Smith stands at a height of 5 feet 8 (1.73 m) inches tall.

Larry Smith Family

Smith was born and raised in  Mattoon, Illinois. He has a younger sister called Shelby however, he has not revealed the names of his parents as he likes to keep his personal life away from the limelight.

Larry Smith Wife

Smith is married to Rita. They have two children, a boy, and a girl, Jaylen, and Elijah. Jaylen is a first-year student at Mercer University in Georgia majoring in psychology and Spanish. Their son, Elijah, is a senior in high school and plans to major in journalism.

Larry Smith Net Worth

Smith has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a correspondent, anchor, and reporter.

Larry Smith Salary

Smith earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.

The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Smith.

Who is Larry Smith?

 He is an American Emmy award-winning anchor, correspondent, and reporter

How old is Larry Smith?

Not Available

How tall is Larry Smith?

5 feet 8 (1.73m)

Who is Larry Smith married to?


How much money does Larry Smith earn?

$40,000 – $ 110,500

How much is Larry Smith worth?

$1 Million – $5 Million

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