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Full NameKevin Smith
First NameKevin
Last NameSmith
Birth NameKevin Patrick Smith
ProfessionActor, Comedian, Public Speaker, Writer, Podcaster
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
Birth CityRed Bank, New Jersey
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameDonald E. Smith
Father ProfessionPostal Worker
Mother NameGrace Smith
Mother ProfessionActress
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
HoroscopeLeo
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseJennifer Schwalbach Smith
Relation WithJoey Lauren Adams (ex-girlfriend)
No Of Children1
AwardsIndependent Spirit Award for Best Screenplay
SibilingsDonald Smith, Jr. and Virginia Smith
FilmographyClerks,Mallrats,Chasing Amy,Dogma,Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back,Jersey Girl,Zack and Miri Make a Porno
EducationHenry Hudson Regional High School, Brookdale Community College, Vancouver Film School, The New School
Height173 cm
Facebook Profile
Twitter Profile
Insta Profile
Date of BirthAugust 2,1970
Age50 years
Married DateApril 25,1999
Networth
Year2020
Amount$25 Million
Currencyusd

How Rich Is Director Kevin Smith?

Kevin Smith is a popular film director has been a part of the film industry for almost three decades. Besides that, he is also a public speaker, writer, and podcaster. He grabbed the limelight for writing, directing, co-producing, and acting in the movie Clerks.      

Similarly, Kevin's notable work credits include films like Red State, Cop Out, Dogma, Chasing Amy, Mallrats, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, and others. Also, Smith is an owner of a comic book store, Jay and Silent Bob's Secret Stash.  

As of January 2020, Kevin Smith has a net worth of $25 million.   

Purchased A House In Los Angeles

Dogma director Kevin resides in Los Angeles, California, United States.    

Kevin Smith's house worth $1,617,500
Kevin Smith's house worth $1,617,500

He bought a lavish residence for $1,617,500 from actor Ben Affleck in January 2003. 

Movies And Television Series Credit

American multi-talented star Kevin Smith began his career in 1992. He tasted the fame after two years, when he directed, wrote, acted, and co-produced in Clerks with Scott Mosier. The movie became an instant hit, and he became an overnight sensation.

Additionally, two years later, he starred with Joey Lauren Adams, Jason Lee, Dwight Ewell, and Jason Mewes in Chasing Amy. Likewise, he then made a film, Dogma, which was one of the commercially successful movies of 1999.   

American Director Kevin Smith Has $25 Million Net Worth
American Director Kevin Smith Has $25 Million Net Worth

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Some of his film's earnings are listed below: 

MovieBudgetBox Office Collections
Clerks$27,575, $230,000 (post)$3.2 million
Chasing Amy$250,000$12 million
Dogma$10 million$44 million
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back$22 million$33.8 million
Clerks II$5 million$27 million
Zack and Miri Make a Porno$24 million$42.8 million
Cop Out$30 million$55.6 million

Furthermore, Kevin's recent work credits include Yoga Hosers, Holidays, and Jay and Silent Bob Reboot. Also, he is all set to come back with his upcoming 2020 films Kilroy Was Here and Clerks III.  

Did You Know: In 2019, the Library of Congress preserved Kevin's movie Clerks in the National Film Registry for being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".   

Comics, Books, And Podcast

49-year-old Kevin has been writing books and comics since childhood. He is an owner of a comic book store, Jay and Silent Bob's Secret Stash in Red Bank, New Jersey. Smith bought the original store with the amount earned from Clerks for $30,000 in 1997.    

Some of his popular comics are Clerks, Spider-Man/Black Cat: The Evil that Men Do, Batman: Cacophony, Green Hornet, Hit-Girl in Hollywood, and others.     

Kevin Smith's comic, Spider-Man/Black Cat: The Evil that Men Do, Batman: Cacophony
Kevin Smith's comic, Spider-Man/Black Cat: The Evil that Men Do, Batman: Cacophony

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Additionally, Clerks writer also wrote the books such as Silent Bob Speaks, My Boring Ass Life: The Uncomfortably Candid Diary of Kevin Smith, Shootin' the Sh*t with Kevin Smith, and Jay and Silent Bob's Blueprints for Destroying Everything.  

Moreover, the American director is also a podcaster. Altogether, he has nine podcasts which include Fatman on Batman, Hollywood Babble-On, Jay & Silent Bob Get Old, ThatMan on Fatman, That Kevin Smith View Askew Review, and others.  

Interesting Fact: Jay and Silent Bob's Secret Stash owner wrote several drafts on a script for planned Superman movie doubtfully titled Superman Lives. However, Smith dropped from the film after Tim Burton brought his own team for writing when he was hired.  

One Of The Supporters Of "Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network"

American public speaker Kevin is against sexual violence, so, he supports the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organisation, Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network. Celebrities such as Jennifer Aniston, Kimberly Wyatt, Rachel Bilson, and Tori Amos also helps the foundation. 

Moreover, he also helps the foundations like Declare Yourself, Food Bank For New York City, The Lunchbox Fund, and The Wayne Foundation. Likewise, these organisations are also supported by stars like BeyoncĂ©, Bill Gates, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and others.  

Short-Biography

Kevin Smith was born Kevin Patrick Smith on August 2, 1970, in Red Bank, New Jersey, United States. 

His father, Donald E. Smith, is a postal worker whereas his mother, Grace Smith is an actress. Similarly, he has two older siblings, brother, Donald Smith, Jr. and sister, Virginia Smith.  

Kevin Smith and his mother Grace Smith
Kevin Smith and his mother Grace Smith

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Talking about Smith's education, the director attended Henry Hudson Reg High School. Also, he enrolled at Brookdale Community College, Vancouver Film School, and The New School Welcome Center. 

Kevin Is Married To Jennifer Schwalbach Smith

New Jersey-born Kevin Smith has been married to actress Jennifer Schwalbach Smith since April 25, 1999, at Skywalker Ranch. The couple first met when Jennifer was scheduled to interview Smith for USA Today.  

The couple welcomed their daughter, Harley Quinn Smith on June 26, 1999. The name of their child was kept after the character from the Batman comics. 

American Writer Kevin Smith with his family
American Writer Kevin Smith with his family

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Prior to this, Kevin dated actress Joey Lauren Adams. He even shared his desire to marry his then-girlfriend in Time magazine. The duo also worked together in the film Chasing Amy. They separated in June 1997.      

Suffered From Heart Attack In 2018  

Chasing Amy director had not used cigarettes until his debut film; however, later became the chain-smoker. He finally stopped smoking after using cannabis after he worked with Seth Rogen on Zack and Miri Make a Prono in 2008.                                        

Smith has always had a history of weight cycling as a passionate supporter of Optifast. When he met his spouse, he lost 23 kgs, and after that, he used Optifast and was 122 kgs from 145 kgs in 2005. Then, in 2008, he put 400 pounds on weight and became 180 kg.  

Later, the podcaster took out sugar from his diet and took up juice fasts after he watched Fed Up in 2014. During that time, he was 150 kg, and he reduced his weight to 110 kg.      

Kevin got a heart attack while he was performing at Alex Theatre on February 25, 2018. The reason behind the attack was a total blockage of the left anterior descending artery. He was immediately assailed to the Glendale Adventist Medical Center, and after emergency surgery, he was finally recovered.     

Kevin Smith before and after diet
Kevin Smith before and after diet

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Smith was told to reduce another 23 kg and started having a single plant-based food that includes potatoes without salt for a couple of weeks. Then, he began eating a vegan diet.  

After that, American director Adam Rifkin suggested him the diet of magician Penn Jillette. Penn followed his weight reduction diet after his health scare in 2015. With Penn's plan, Smith was able to lose 7.7 kg within nine days.                    

Again, he reduced 26 kg after eight months and was 90 kg from 116 kg. Moreover, he then joined the company Weight Watchers and served as a paid spokesperson. As of January 2020, he has been maintaining a vegan diet.     

Updated On Tue Apr 14 2020 Published On Tue Dec 31 2019 By Mikshya

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