Who is Jaclyn Smith and what is her net worth 2019? When we think of those celebrities who have performed well in acting and have emerged as successful entrepreneurs also, then Jaclyn Smith is a name that we surely can’t miss out on. Jaclyn Smith is an actress who is an American national and has emerged as a successful entrepreneur. She is best known for her role in the tele-series ‘Charlie’s Angels’ and was the only female lead to remain a part of the series till its end. She made a cameo appearance in the film ‘Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle’.
Other films credited to her are ‘Nightkill’ and ‘Deja Vu’. Jaclyn was nominated for the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Miniseries for her title role in the TV Film ‘Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy’. Jaclyn started her entrepreneurial venture in clothing and perfumes in 1980s.
Jacquelyn Ellen Smith commonly known as Jaclyn Smith was born on 26th October, 1945 in Houston, Texas. Jaclyn was born to Margaret Ellen and Jack Smith, a dentist. Jaclyn completed her schooling in 1964 from Mirabeau B. Lamar High School. After this, she attended Trinity University in San Antonio. Jaclyn wanted to develop her career in ballet dancing so she moved to New York City. However, soon her focus shifted to modelling and acting as she started getting commercials such as Listerine etc.
Jaclyn Smith has married 4 times. Jaclyn’s first marriage was with Roger Davis which lasted from 1968 to 1975. After this Jaclyn married Dennis Cole, however, they divorced each other in 1981. In 1981, Jaclyn married Tony Richmond, who was a filmmaker. Together they had two children namely Gaston and Spencer. Jaclyn and Tony parted their ways in 1989. Since 1997, Jaclyn has been married to Dr. Brad Allen who is a cardiothoracic surgeon.
In 1976, Jaclyn Smith received her first major break in the tele-series ‘Charlie’s Angels’ in which she played the role of Kelly Garrett. In this series, Jaclyn acted along with Kate Jackson and Farrah Fawcett. Farrah and Kate left the show after 1st and 3rd season respectively, however, Jaclyn remained an integral part of the show till its 5th and last season. Jaclyn also did a cameo in ‘Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle movie’.
In 1981, after the cancellation of Charlie’s Angels, Jaclyn starred in the title role of the critically acclaimed television movie ‘Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy’, which earned her a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress.
After this in 1983, Jaclyn starred as Jennifer Parker in the TV movie ‘Rage of Angels’ which was based on a Sidney Sheldon Novel. The film was the highest rated in the Nielsen ratings the week it aired. In 1986, Jaclyn reprised the role in the sequel named as ‘Rage of Angels: The Story Continues’.
After this, Jaclyn did various miniseries such as ‘George Washington’, ‘The Night They Saved Christmas’, ‘Windmills of the Gods’ etc.
In 1985, Jaclyn received a chance to work in the film ‘Deja Vu’ directed by her then husband Tony Richmond. Jaclyn was also cast as the host of the weekly competitive reality series ‘Shear Genius’.
In 1985, Jaclyn started exploring the business world and went the entrepreneurial way. She introduced her collection of women apparel for Kmart. She was among the pioneers of the concept of celebrities launching their own brand rather than promoting other brands. Later on she forayed into home furnishing segment also.
Jaclyn Smith won the nomination for Best Actress in Miniseries in Golden Globe for her highly acclaimed performance of the title role in ‘Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy’. In 1989, Jaclyn Smith received a star in Hollywood Walk of Fame. Jaclyn has been a top lists of various surveys based on beauty such as 1979 poll run by McCall’s for ‘Whose Face Most Women Would like to Have’ in which Jaclyn topped the list. In 1985, McCall’s named Jaclyn as one of ‘America’s 10 Best Bodies’. People magazine named Jaclyn twice in its annual list of the ‘Most Beautiful People in the World’.
Net Worth of Jaclyn Smith
Net worth of Jaclyn Smith is estimated to be around $95 Million.
In 2003, Jaclyn battled against breast cancer and also featured in a documentary on breast cancer named ‘1 a Minute’ in 2010.