Patti Smith
Patti Smith
Celebrated Name: Patti Smith
Real Name/Full Name: Patricia Lee Smith
Gender: Female
Age: 77 years old
Birth Date: 30 December 1946
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.73 m
Weight: 58 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Husband/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes / Jackson Smith (Son) and Jesse Smith (Daughter)
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Patti Smith Lesbian? No
Profession: American singer-songwriter, musician, author, and poet
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $20 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

Patti Smith has remained a big influencer through her poems, songs, and music. She is much known for fusing rock with her poets and became a part of “Punk Rock” with her most famous work being “Because of the Night.” She has also actively participated in activism, leading rallies, marches, etc. She has contributed to several books and even got a National Book Award.

Maybe you know about Patti Smith very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Patti Smith’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Patti Smith was born on 30 December 1946. in Chicago to her parents, Beverly Smith and Grand Smith. Beverly Smith, how was a jazz singer, then became a waitress, and her father Grand was a mechanist in a honey plant. Their ancestry was part-Irish. She was brought up with three other siblings, Linda, Kimberly, and Todd. In 1950, Patti Smith, with her family, moved to Philadelphia and then to Woodbury, New Jersey, in 1956, when Patti was nine years old.

She always hoped for something big to happen to her life, and she believed she had something different in her even though her appearances were deceptive, and even her demeanor was not so verbal or attractive. She grew up a tomboy without many girlish preferences as a child. She attended Deptford High School, having a keen interest in music and art since then, she attended Glassboro State College, without much flourishing academically.

Personal Life

Patti Smith has been involved with a lot of famous men, starting with Tom Verlaine. Another artist in her domain, Jim Carroll, a fellow punk musician, Todd Rundgren, who produced a record called “Wave,” Robert Mapplethorpe, which was written in her book “Just Kids,” Allen Lanier.

She has collaborated with Oliver Ray, her guitarist and working artist, Same Sephardi, who used to write movie scripts with her, Fred “Sonic” Smith, her husband, Ralph Fiennes, who was her long time friend. Fred Smith was her husband from 1980 till he died of heartbreak in 1994. She gave birth to two kids, Jackson Smith and Jesse Smith, with her husband, Fred Smith. They were even known to take breaks from their work lives to raise their kids.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 30 December 1946, Patti Smith is 77 years old as of today’s date 12th June 2024. Her height is 1.73 tall, and her weight is 58 kg.


Patti Smitt started her career to her great ride of famous arts from her poems and recitations. She gave her first poetry performance on 10 February 1971, at St. Mark’s Church in the Bowery. That made her quite famous among the upcoming artists. Patti’s first book of poetry was “Seventh Heaven” in 1972. She also wrote music journals for differents magazines like “Creem” and “Rolling Stone.” She then shifted to punk rock, with her best selling songs “Easter” and “Because of the Night.” She even wrote famous books like “Just Kids.”

Awards & Achievements

She got the following awards: NME Award for Best Music Book for M. Train, National Book Award Non-fiction for Just Kids, Polar Music Prize for Popular Music.

Net Worth & Salary of Patti Smith in 2024

Patti Smith Net Worth
Patti Smith Net Worth

The singer-songwriter, poet, author, the musician has a lot of openings for earning money. But most of her earnings came from her poems and books that she has written. After this, she shifted her career towards music. As of June 2024, She has a net worth of $20 Million.

Patti Smitt always had a belief in herself since her childhood. Even after being different from the lot, she found a way to express herself through something she loved: art. Patti Smith is a great example to look forward to if you believe you are different from the lot.


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