The sad news coming to our news desk has it that motocross legend Marty Smith ESPN, have died at the age of 63.
Smith died on April 27 in a dune buggy accident alongside his wife, Nancy. Smith and his wife had been married since 1980. The couple had three children together, daughters Brooke and Jillyin and son, Tyler.
You’ll always be #1, Marty.
Marty Smith and his wife, Nancy died in California yesterday after an accident in an off-road vehicle.
Marty, a 3-time AMA Pro Motocross Champion, was 63.
— Brett Smith (@wewentfast) April 28, 2020
According to Brett Smith Motocross journalist who actually confirmed Smith’s death in a tweet on April 28 that read, “You’ll always be #1, Marty. Marty Smith and his wife, Nancy died in California yesterday after an accident in an off-road vehicle. Marty, a 3-time AMA Pro Motocross Champion, was 63.”
Racer X Online reported that Smith was killed close to the California-Arizona border at the Glamis Dunes on the night of April 27. There a multiple photos on Smith’s Facebook page showing him with his family at the Glamis Dunes with dune buggys.
In May 2013, Racer X placed Smith at number 13 on their list of the greatest motocrossers of all time. In that article, Smith was described as the “original superstar of American motocross.”
Marty Smith ESPN Net-worth & Biography
Martin Smith, reportedly earns around $250 thousand dollars, as his yearly salary from the network, and as of 2018, he reportedly has an estimated net worth of over $2 million dollars. He is currently married to his longtime girlfriend, Lainie Smith and has three children, Cambron, Mia, and Vivian with her.
Marty Smith’s Early Life and Educational History
Martin Smith was born on April 15, 1976, in Pearisburg, Virginia to Leo Smith and Joy Massey Smith. He holds an American nationality. Further, his zodiac sign is Aries.
Martin Smith studied at Giles High School where he was a member of the school’s 1993 state champion football team. After high school, he joined the Radford University and acquired his degree Bachelor’s degree.