Kenneth “The Jet” Smith – born March 8, 1965 is an American sports commentator and former professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
He played in the NBA from 1987 to 1997 as a member of the Sacramento Kings, Atlanta Hawks, Houston Rockets, Detroit Pistons, Orlando Magic, and Denver Nuggets. He won two NBA championships with Houston.
After retiring from playing, Smith became a basketball commentator for the Emmy Award winning Inside the NBA on TNT. He also works as an analyst for CBS/Turner during the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament.
Smith has four children: Kayla Brianna, Kenneth Jr. (K.J.), Malloy Adrian, and London Olivia, as well as a step-daughter Monique.
His first marriage to Dawn Reavis resulted in two children. Smith’s daughter Kayla is an R&B singer and son K.J. is a basketball player at the University of North Carolina, his father’s alma mater.
After his divorce from Reavis, Smith met English model Gwendolyn Osborne in 2004 at a charity event. They married in September 8, 2006. They have two children together, a son Malloy in 2008 and a daughter London in 2012. Smith is also step-father to Osborne’s daughter Monique from a previous marriage. Osborne is a former model on The Price Is Right. Gwendolyn Osbourne filed for divorce in 2018.