Marty Smith Wife Lainie Smith Is A Supportive Partner

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Marty Smith wife, Lainie Smith, is a supportive partner of the ESPN reporter and host. The couple has been with one another since college and is now parents to three kids.

Marty and Lainie met in 1997, and shortly, the two began dating. Despite his parent’s death, Marty has never felt alone with his wife, Lainie, by his side.

ESPN Reporter Marty Smith
ESPN Reporter Marty Smith (Source: Instagram)

well-recognized reporter and television host, Marty Smith has established himself as a prominent personality in the media industry. 

Previously, the reporter worked for a daily newspaper as a sports analyst in Roanoke and Lynchburg.

After which, Marty worked as a senior writer for and as a host and analyst on the former SPEED Channel. Later, Fox Sports Net hired him as the senior writer. 

Marty began his professional career in 2006 as a NASCAR reporter with ESPN. From 2007 to 2014, Marty contributed as ESPN’s lead NASCAR reporter for SportsCenter, NASCAR Countdown, and NACAR Now. 

In 2017, Marty launched Marty Smith’s America on ESPN2, where he interviewed athletes like Rory McIlroy, Tim Tebow, and Christiano Ronaldo. Additionally, the reporter even hosts Marty Smith’s America podcast. 

Along with Ryan McGee, Marty co-hosts the Marty & McGee podcast, broadcasting on SEC Network and ESPN Radio. 

Marty Smith Wife Lainie Smith

Marty Smith is enjoying a blissful married life with his wife, Lainie Smith. 

The two first crossed paths during their college days at Radford University, and soon after, they began dating.

On May 20, Marty and Lainie exchanged vows; the year of their marriage is uncertain. Lainie rose to prominence after her marriage with her husband, Marty.

Marty Smith With His Family
Marty Smith With His Family (Source: Instagram)

Moreover, every year on February 6, Lainie celebrates her birthday. On February 6, 2023, Marty tweeted pictures, wishing Lainie on her birthday.

The caption read, “Grateful you’re doin’ life with me, @la1nster. Happy birthday, beautiful.”

Despite her husband’s popularity, Lainie has kept a low profile, away from the limelight. Hardly any personal details are available regarding her. 

With a private account, she is available on Instagram under the handle @la1nster. However, she is sometimes active on her Twitter account

Apart from being a supportive partner, Lainie is also a proud mom. The couple are raising two daughters, Mia Smith and Vivian Smith, and a son, Cambron Smith.

Marty Smith Parents

Marty Smith, a writer and host for ESPN, lost his parents over the years.

He was born on April 15, 1976, to his parents in Virginia. Well, there are no evident details regarding his siblings.

His late father, Leo Smith, graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Leo was a golfing fanatic and used to play at Giles Country Club. Sadly, his father passed in 2008.

Marty Smith's Mother
Marty Smith’s Mother (Source: Instagram)

Likewise, his mother (born: December 10), Joy Massey, was his biggest supporter, whom he lost due to breast cancer in 1998.

His parents instilled deep morals and ideals in him from a young age. They were there for him throughout his early days.

Apart from these, hardly any further information is available regarding his parents.

Nevertheless, Marty has never backed from talking about his relationship with his deceased parents. He frequently brings them up in interviews and posts their pictures with heartfelt captions.

Utsana Thapa
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