Matt "Money" Smith

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Matt "Money" Smith (born August 28, 1973 in East Chicago[1]) is an American sports radio personality. He is currently the play-by-play announcer for the Los Angeles Chargers.


Smith graduated from Morgan Park Academy in 1991, and double-majored in political science and speech communication at Pepperdine University.[2][1]

From 1995, Matt "Money" Smith was part of the program Kevin and Bean on KROQ 106.7 FM in Los Angeles on the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame (where he got the nickname "money"[3]). From 2005 to 2009, he hosted the Los Angeles Lakers pregame, halftime and post-game shows (Lakers Zone) on AM 570.[4]

On January 8, 2007, Smith began co-hosting The Petros and Money Show, with Petros Papadakis.[5]

On June 6, 2017, Smith was named lead play-by-play announcer for the radio broadcasts of the Los Angeles Chargers on KFI.[6][4]


  1. ^ a b Al Hamnik (13 September 2009). "Region native, LA talk show star Matt Smith has branched out nationally". Retrieved 10 March 2020.
  2. ^ "MATT "MONEY" SMITH". National Football League. Retrieved October 4, 2018.
  3. ^ Austin Huff (7 May 2019). "Matt "Money" Smith (Voice of the L.A. Chargers), Napping with Stephen A. Smith, and A Game of Thrones Game". Retrieved 10 March 2020.
  4. ^ a b "Los Angeles Chargers Name Matt "Money" Smith as Play-by-Play Announcer". 5 June 2017. Retrieved 10 March 2020.
  5. ^ "AM 570 KLAC K-Los Angeles California/Orange County". Archived from the original on 2012-07-19. Retrieved 2010-08-25.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 8 June 2017. Retrieved 17 January 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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