Rod Smith Biography

January 3, 2019
First published on:January 3, 2019
by Jorden

Facts of Rod Smith

Birth Nation: Canada
Birth Name Roderick "Rod" Smith
Birth Place Canada
Famous Name Rod Smith
Net Worth $2 million
Salary $100,000
No. of Twitter Followers 17.2 thousand
Show Sportscenter
Nationality Canadian
Ethnicity White
Profession Sportscaster
Started career as an editorial assistant for SportsCentre
Currently Working For TSN
Awards Gemini Award
University attended Queen's University
Graduated year 1986
Currently Married Yes
Married to Susan Smith
Children Two sons Benjamin and Noah

Roderick "Rod" Smith is a famous sportscaster currently working for TSN. Known for his appearance in Sportscenter, Roderick "Rod" Smith is working for the show since 1987. Other than working for TSN, he also hosts shows like CFL, Thursday Night Football.

 

The resident of Canada, Roderick "Rod" Smith, reportedly earns around $100,000, as his yearly salary from the network. As of 2019, he reportedly has an estimated net worth of over $2 million. Smith is married to his longtime girlfriend Susan Smith and has two sons Benjamin and Noah.

Rod Smith Early Life and Educational History

Roderick "Rod" Smith was born in Canada. As per his nationality, Rod is Canadian and belongs to the White ethnic group. Further details about the birthdate and Rod's parents are not available.

Rod Smith attended Ryerson University and graduated in 1986 with a degree in radio and television arts. After that, he joined Queen's University for his University football game.

Rod Smith Net worth and Salary

Rod Smith is one of the most popular TSN anchors who has made a successful career as a sports anchorman. 

As TSN is a popular Sports Network, it is well known for paying a heavy amount of salary to its sportscasters. Since Smith is a regular TSN anchor, he earns a decent amount of salary from the network.

Since Rod is working for the network for over many years, so as of 2019, the reporter receives an annual salary of $100,000 from his successful reporting career with TSN.

The Canadian sportscaster/anchor Roderick "Rod" Smith has an estimated net worth of $2 million.

Further, TSN reporter receives an added sum of money from his radio and TV guest appearances as a sports pundit too.

Rod Smith Professional Career

Rod has been with TSN since 1987, joining SportsCenter as an editorial assistant. In 1992, he became a reporter and has been presenting the SportsCenter since 1995. He was also a CFL play- by- play announcer at TSN and CIS Football University.

Smith provided a play-by-play commentary on Long Track Speed Skating at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver. He was nominated for the first Gemini Award in the Best Sports Play-by-Play category in 2010.

Later, he was honored with Canadian Screen Award for Best Sports Play-by-Play Announcer in 2013. After Dave Randorf left to join Rogers Media as host of the CFL on the TSN panel, Smith became the host. During the 2018 season, Smith returned to comment on some CFL games, mainly on Thursday night football.

Some of the famous sportscasters of TSN Network are Dan O'Toole, Paul Romanuk, Jock Climie, and Matt Dunigan.

Rod Smith Personal life

Rod Smith got married to Susan Smith after a long romantic affair. The couple is blessed with two sons named Benjamin and Noah. So far there are no rumors of their divorce.

In addition, detailed information regarding Rod's wife is not revealed yet. The famous sportscaster is a charming personality with brown hair and blue eyes.

Other than being a famous sportscaster, Rod is quite popular in social media with a large number of followers.

Awards:

  • Gemini Award for best sportscasting
  • Canadian Screen Award for best play-by-play announcing

Facts About Rod Smith

  • Full name: Roderick "Rod" Smith 
  • Birthplace: Canada
  • Salary: $100,000
  • Net worth: $2 million
  • Profession: sportscaster
  • Wife: Susan Smith
  • Children: Benjamin and Noah

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