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The multitalented personality from the USA, Kevin Smith is a renowned celebrity who has enormous experience while working in the entertainment world as a scriptwriter, actor, director, and producer. He authored many books as a comic book writer as well.
He portrayed Silent Bob’s character in movies like ‘Clerks’ and ‘Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back’ as an actor. The ‘Degrassi: The Next Generation’ television series demonstrates his acting ability to portray his own fictionalized version. He was also the producer, scriptwriter, and one of its actors, besides being the director of this film.
Even though ‘Mallrats,’ his second film failed at the box office after its release, the success of his third film ‘Chasing Army’ compensated for his financial loss. For his next film ‘Dogma’ which deals with Christian Church and Catholic faith problems, he received death threats. He has left his mark on television as well.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on the 2nd of August 1970 Kevin Smith is currently 52 years old. Smith is tall and his height measures 5 feet 8 inches while his weight is 92 kg approximately. Kevin appears to be healthy and has a body figure measurement of 42-34-38, his biceps measure 15.5 inches and he wears number 8 in the shoe size. Smith has dark brown hair as well as dark brown eyes.
Kevin Smith planned to make a career in Hollywood while working as a clerk at a store. Since then Kevin has been working as a scriptwriter, actor, and producer and has earned most of his wealth from his work as a filmmaker.
Kevin lives a lavish life and has a lot of wealth along with a luxurious house. The total net worth estimated for Kevin Smith is $25 million US dollars as of now.
Education / Family
The native of New Jersey Kevin Smith was born and raised in Red Bank, New Jersey, USA. Smith is the son of Donald E. Smith and Grace Smith and grew up along with his brother and sister. After attending Henry Hudson Regional High School, he did not opt for any college.
Kevin Patrick Smith
|Birth Place||Red Bank, New Jersey, USA|
|Date Of Birth||August 2nd, 1970|
|Height||In Centimetres – 173 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
|Weight||In Kilograms – 92 Kg
In Pounds – 205 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Profession||Writer, Podcaster, Actor, Comedian, and Filmmaker|
|School||The New School, Henry Hudson Regional High School|
|Home Town||Red Bank, New Jersey, USA|
|Fathers Name||Donald E. Smith
|Mothers Name||Grace Smith
|Brothers||Donald Jr. Smith
Career / Fashion And Style
He watched ‘Slacker’, a low-budget, successful comedy film by Richard Linklater while working as a clerk at a store. This movie played a crucial role in inspiring him to make low-budget films. He decided to write the script for his first film, ‘Clerks,’ after interacting with Scott Mosier, one of his classmates at film school.
He also produced this film along with Scott Mosier, in addition to working as its scriptwriter. His film ‘Mallrats’ was made available in 1995. Gramercy, the distributor, spent $5.8 million on this film. However, Kevin’s film failed at the box office. His next film, ‘Chasing Army,’ was released in 1997 and at the box office, it was a huge success.
His film ‘Dogma’ was released in 1999, it discusses the religious issues of Catholic belief. The movie saw huge protests as a consequence of its controversial theme and he even received death threats. His movie ‘Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back’ appeared in 2001. He wrote the script and directed a comedy film ‘Jersey Girl’ released in 2004.
Despite being a big-budget movie, box office success was not expected. His film ‘Clerks II’ appeared in July 2006 and it earned him widespread recognition in the film society. He directed the pilot episode of ‘Reaper’ the following year, a television series for which he served as executive producer as well.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More
Smith is a married man and along with his wife Jennifer Schwalbach Smith who is in popular American actress as well, he has a daughter whose name is Harley Quinn Smith.
|Girlfriend||Jennifer Schwalbach Smith|
|Wife||Jennifer Schwalbach Smith
|Children||Son – None
Daughter – Harley Quinn Smith
Here we provide you the list of Kevin Smith’s favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Ben Affleck|
|Favorite Actress||Angelina Jolie|
|Favorite Holiday Destinations||Paris|
|Favorite Food||Italian Food|
|Favorite Things To Do||Listening to music, Playing Football, and Traveling|
Some Interesting Facts About Kevin Smith
- In the grocery store, his first movie ‘Clerks’ was set and cast in lead roles was his friends.
- ‘Clerks’ was screened at the Sundance Film Festival back in 1994.
- The comedy ‘Slacker’ by Richard Linklater inspired him to become a filmmaker.
- Later, for four months, Kevin attended the Vancouver Film School.
- Here, he met his long-time collaborators, Scott Mosier and Dave Klein. That’s why he left school to save money to make a movie.
- He used to videotape basketball games during his school days and create comedy sketch skits, too.
- In his youth, Smith decided that after seeing his fathers’ hardships at work, he would never work at anything he did not love.
- He took part in creative writing workshops at The New School for Social Research.
- But after one year, when the authorities protested about his undisciplined behavior at the institute, he finally quit the course.
- At the Sundance Film Festival in 1994, his film ‘Clerks’ won the Filmmaker’s Trophy.