Matt "Money" Smith

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Matt "Money" Smith (born August 28, 1973) is an American sports radio personality, including play-by-play announcer for the Los Angeles Chargers.


Smith graduated from Morgan Park Academy in 1991. He attended Pepperdine University, graduating in 1995 with a double-major in political science and speech communication.[1][2]

In 1995, Smith joined the program Kevin and Bean on KROQ 106.7 FM in Los Angeles.[3] He was given the nickname "Money" when working with the show.[4] From 2005 to 2009, he hosted the Los Angeles Lakers pregame, halftime and post-game shows (Lakers Zone) on AM 570.[5]

On 8 January 2007 Smith began co-hosting the Petros and Money Show, with Petros Papadakis.[6]

On 6 June 2017 Smith was named lead play-by-play announcer for the radio broadcasts of the Los Angeles Chargers on KFI.[7]

Smith has 2 siblings. His brothers Kevin and Brandon still reside in the midwest.


  1. ^ "MATT "MONEY" SMITH". National Football League. Retrieved October 4, 2018.
  2. ^ Al Hamnik (13 September 2009). "Region native, LA talk show star Matt Smith has branched out nationally". Retrieved 10 March 2020.
  3. ^ " | Official Site of the National Football League". Retrieved 2022-12-16.
  4. ^ "Matt 'Money' Smith". 630 The Fan. Retrieved 2022-12-16.
  5. ^ "Los Angeles Chargers Name Matt "Money" Smith as Play-by-Play Announcer". 5 June 2017. Retrieved 10 March 2020.
  6. ^ "AM 570 KLAC K-Los Angeles California/Orange County". Archived from the original on 2012-07-19. Retrieved 2010-08-25.
  7. ^ "Los Angeles Chargers Announce English Language Radio and Preseason Television Broadcast Teams | Los Angeles Chargers". Archived from the original on 8 June 2017. Retrieved 17 January 2022.

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