J. R. Smith is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. Smith played high school basketball at New Jersey basketball powerhouse Saint Benedict’s Preparatory School in Newark and was selected 18th overall by the New Orleans Hornets in the 2004 NBA Draft. He has also played for the Denver Nuggets and New York Knicks, as well as for the Zhejiang Golden Bulls of the Chinese Basketball Association. Smith won an NBA championship with the Cavaliers in 2016. Born Earl Joseph Smith III on September 9, 1985 in Freehold, New Jersey, to parents Ida and Earl Smith, Jr., he has three brothers and two sisters. Smith graduated from Millstone Middle School in 1999. He is married to Jewel Smith with whom he has a daughter, Demi Smith. He also has a daughter, Peyton from his previous relationship.
J. R. Smith Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 9 September 1985
Birth Place: Freehold, New Jersey, USA
Birth Name: Earl Joseph Smith III
Nicknames: J. R., J. R. Smith, J. R. Swish
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Occupation: Basketball player
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
J. R. Smith Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 225 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 102 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 6″
Height in Meters: 1.98 m
Body Build/Type: Athletic
Chest: 50 in (127 cm)
Biceps: 16.5 in (42 cm)
Waist: 37 in (94 cm)
Shoe Size: 15 (US)
J. R. Smith Family Details:
Father: Earl Smith, Jr.
Mother: Ida Smith
Spouse/Wife: Jewel Harris (m. 2016)
Children: Demi Smith (Daughter), Peyton Smith (Daughter)
Siblings: Chris Smith (Younger Brother) (NBA player), Stephanie Smith (Sister), Dimitrius Smith (Brother)
J. R. Smith Education:
Lakewood High School
St. Benedict’s Preparatory School
Trenton Catholic Academy
J. R. Smith Facts:
*He was born on September 9, 1985 in Freehold, New Jersey, USA.
*His full name is Earl Joseph Smith III.
*He was highly rated in football and also played baseball.
*He played his first official NBA game as a member of the New Orleans Hornets against the Dallas Mavericks in November 2011.
*He won the NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award in 2013.
*Follow him on Twitter and Instagram.