How Many Kids Does JR Smith Have? - Baby News

How many kids does JR Smith have? The NBA superstar has three daughters: Dakota, Demi and Peyton.  Smith has been spending more time with his family lately.  He's been unable to play after suffering a thumb injury.  On Friday, December 23, 2016, the Cleveland Cavaliers guard had thumb surgery.  He's expected to return in 3 months.



Dakota Smith

On Saturday, January 7, 2017, JR and his wife, Jewel "Shirley" Harris, shared difficult news on LeBron James' multimedia platform for athletes, UNINTERRUPTED.  

How Many Kids Does JR Smith Have?
How Many Kids Does JR Smith Have?

In the video below, Jewel reveals that her and JR's daughter, Dakota, was born 5 months premature.  Jewel gave birth to Dakota on January 3, 2017.  She currently weighs one pound.  The average newborn weighs 7.5 pounds.  The normal range is 5.5 to 10 pounds.


JR and Jewel need our prayers.  Advances in medicine have made it more possible to deliver healthy babies earlier.  Never doubt the power of prayer.

Demi Smith

Demi is JR and Jewel's daughter.  In 2015, JR and Jewel tied the knot.  The Instagram video below shows Demi give her mom the ring:

A video posted by JR Smith (@teamswish) on

Peyton Rose Smith

Peyton Rose Smith is JR's 6-year-old daughter.


In the Facebook post above, JR wishes his little princess a happy birthday.

Don't forget to pray for Demi and Peyton's baby sister Dakota!