Stuart Scott :: Biography
The well-built personality of sports world, ‘Stuart Scott’ is a sportscaster and anchor on ESPN’s SportsCenter . His birthday is on July 19 as he was born on July 19, 1965 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He belongs to an American nationality and has an African-American ethnical background. He had a keen interest in the field of sports from his early age and to fulfill his enthusiasm, he successfully carried on his dream and retain career out of it. Scott studied at Mount Tabor High School for 9th and 10th grade and later joined Richard J. Reynolds High School to complete his high school education. Scott attended University of North Carolina and completed graduation in 1987 with a Bachelor of Arts in speech communication. He became a part of the on-air talent at the student-run radio station WXYC. Soon after graduation, he worked as a reporter at WPDE-TV from 1988 to 1990. Later he worked at WRAL-TV 5 from 1990 to 1993 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Besides this, he also served WESH from 1993 to 1995.
From his previous experience, he gained more confidence and later became associated with the ESPN network in 1993. He started to with the ESPN2. As he is considered as workaholic nature and content determined person his outstanding presence of mind and unique style of anchoring led him to correspond with the high-level authority of U.S. and top class sports person. Scott made appearances in several famous show of SportsCenter series and also hosted in National Football league along with the National Basketball Association Programs. Later he features as a columnist in ESPN magazine and has taken interview of top class sportsmen like Tiger Woods, Michael Jordan and the Presidents of United States like Barack Obama and Bill Clinton. Apart from the show for ESPN network, he also made appearances in numerous other networks sports news reporting and anchoring. Scott has also worked for NFL Matchup, NFL Live and NFL Primetime. While association with NBA, he hosted NBA Finals and NB Fastbreak. Besides this, he was also seen in Stumb the Schwab, Droned Alive, Dream Job and America’s Funniest Videos: The Sports Edition.
The vibrant sports anchor had undergone through number of physical disorders. In April 2002, he had done complex surgery as he got an eye injury while reporting for the ESPN. He recovered after some months after he suffered from ptosis. In 2007, he was diagnosed from a carcinogenic and had to go through surgical operation. In 2013, he rediscovered the cancer. However, his teammates didn’t lose hope and boosted him up with the support which he needed that time. Scott in spite of getting the number of health issues, he proves that he is upmost leader of the sports world. Stuart has magnetic personality with the tall height of 6 feet. There is no doubt that he is one of the dashing sport anchors of all time.
Talking about his personal biography, he is a married man. He got married to Kim Scott and from his marital relation he has two daughters. However, his marriage with wife Kim didn’t last long and ended with divorce. After his divorce, he is linked up with several co-anchors. He is rumored to link up with hot and gorgeous Krisin Spodobalski as his current girlfriend. But, there is still no confirmed relationship about him in the recent time.
The charismatic sports personality had dedicated his entire career in hosting sporting events and game shows. From his sports anchoring career, he has a net worth of $15 million in 2014. But, there is not any information about his salary. His work is highly praised and appreciated by the sport lovers. Scott uses profound catchy words like ‘Booh Yah!”, “Holla!” while hosting the sports events. He has faced many ups and downs in his career but he didn’t lose hope in life. The summarized bio about this courageous person can be obtained from the wiki and other internet sites. He is an active user of twitter and holds twitter account @StuartScott where he has massive followers of 440K.