Renée Felice Smith is an actress, perhaps best known for her role in “NCIS: Los Angeles”, a series that began back in 2010, in which she portrayed Nell Jones. Smith is also a writer, a producer, and a director: in 2015, she produced and starred in the short film “Baby.” Recently in 201, she appeared in the TV series “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”, and played the role of Beck in the surreal comedy “The Relationtrip.”
Smith was born in the city of New York on 16th January 1985, of Italian and Irish descent. She attended Patchogue-Medford High School on Long Island, and later joined Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, where she double majored in journalism and minoring in history. Her passion for acting began early in life. At the age of six years, she had her first acting gig, a TV commercial for Danone yogurt. However, her debut acting role came later in a theater production of “Wildflower” at New York’s Second Stage.
Her on-screen debut was to be in “Wyoming”, but the CW sitcom project never made it beyond the pilot stage. However, she later debuted in “NCIS: Los Angeles” – her role of Nell Jones was not the main one, but she impressed the producers who then turned the role to one of the main characters of the show. Since 2011 Smith’s acting skills have grown impeccably, earning her several roles in movies and TV series, including the role of Missy in the film ‘Detachment,’ Emma in the movie “That Thing With the Cat”, and Jess in the award-winning movie “The Relationtrip”, earning 10 credits as an actress, four as a producer and four as a director.
Furthermore, through her writing prowess she has received three more. Her hard work has earned some notable awards; after being nominated three times, Smith has won twice, in 2017 the Grand Jury Prize in Dallas International Film Festival for her role in “The Relationtrip,” and the Nell Shipman Best Director Award at the Long Island Film Festival. Smith has remained secretive throughout her acting career about her salary, but her net worth is estimated by authoritative sources to be over $4 million, as of late 2018.
here’s the dopest red carpet to ever live and I’m the guinea pig. #ACMs @CBS pic.twitter.com/xwgGQRebua
— renee felice smith (@reneefsmith) April 3, 2016
Smith is as equally secretive about her family as she is of her salary. She has not disclosed about her father or having any siblings, however, during an interview with Tailsnic in 2012, she described her mum as the source of her inspiration, mentioning how creative she was.
Smith is currently rumored to be in a dating relationship with Christopher Gabriel. Who is an American actor, producer and along time buddy? Their bond started back in grade school, where there were first mutual friends before taking the affair a notch higher. The two lovebirds have managed to keep their affair off the public eye. Nonetheless, the two have been sharing romantic messages on their social media posts. In one of her Instagram posts, she uploaded a picture of them cuddling “Hugo the French bulldog” and also captioning “True love.” In another post by Christopher through his Instagram account on 2016. He posted “love” while wishing her happy 29th birthday.
Despite the rumors surrounding the duo, they have remained quiet on whether they are still dating or have already tied the knot. The mystery leaves her fans and Christopher’s followers with one hope. That their story of love ends as good luck would have it. Another exciting thing about them, Is their professional working chemistry the two have. The duo teamed up in 2017 to co-produce their award-winning first movie “The Ralationtrip.” Smith has never been rumored or linked to be dating anyone else other than Christopher. We can only wish them well, and after all, they look lovely together.
Tap dancing is to some extent linked to acting. So, it’s no surprise that Smith has a reputation for being an excellent tap dancer. Tap dance is very popular in musical theaters.
Smith has managed to maintain a clean image all through her acting career. Standing out from most of the actresses who get themselves entangled with lots of controversies.
Smith has grown up with love for animal pets. That being the reason why she got herself a French bulldog and named it Hugo. To her, Hugo is an inspiration more than a pet. This is actually evident in the children’s book series that she co-created based on her bulldog Hugo.
Apart from Hugo, the French bulldog. It’s in the records that she also drives inspiration mainly from her mother and from a few fellow celebrities. Like Penny Marshall, Carol Barnett and Lucille Ball.
Smith is one beautiful lass measuring 5 feet and 1.5 inches tall. She weighs about 51kgs, and her waistline is 24 inches. Her bra size fits at 33 inches, and her hips size is 34 inches. Furthermore, she wears Shoe size 6 (US).
Interestingly Smith is not active on Facebook compared to Instagram and Twitter. Where she has huge following from her fans and admirers. On Twitter, her followers have hit the 90k plus mark while in Instagram she commands over 134k followers.
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