Patty Smyth
Patty Smyth
Celebrated Name: Patty Smyth
Real Name/Full Name: Patricia Smyth
Gender: Female
Age: 67 years old
Birth Date: June 26, 1957
Birth Place: New York, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.7 m
Weight: 60 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Husband/Spouse (Name): John McEnroe
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Ruby, Anna, and Ava)
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Patty Smyth Lesbian? No
Profession: Singer and Songwriter
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $120 million
Last Updated: July 2024

The lead singer of the infamous band Scandal gained her fame all across the nation with her love for music. The singer and songwriter Patricia Smyth was born on June 26, 1957, who gained much exposure through her music videos being broadcast on channels such as MTV. Her debut album itself performed quite well as it secured spots on the Top 40 list. In the ’90s, she hit single “Sometimes Love Just Ain’t Enough” reached the Top 10 place. The artist has even been nominated for a Grammy and an Academy Award for best original song.

Maybe you know about Patty Smyth 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 Patty Smyth’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

Patty was born in New York on June 26, 1957. She was raised in Brooklyn’s neighborhood of Gerritsen Beach. The artist likes to spend her time focusing on doing what she loves. She keeps the details of her early days very discrete, and hence it is hard to comment on anything regarding it.

Personal Life

Patricia Smyth was married to Richard Hell for a short period before their marriage came to an untimely end. Patricia and Richard had a daughter named Ruby. In 1993, Patricia came across John McEnroe, and the couple was blessed with their first daughter Anna in the year 1995. In 1997, Patricia Smyth and John McEnroe got married. Later on, the couple conceived their second daughter Ava. Patricia and John now reside at Upper West Side of Manhattan in a duplex. The New York Times, on June 25, 2019, listed Patty Smyth to be one of the artists whose works were destroyed in the 2008 Universal Fire.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on June 26, 1957, Patty Smyth is 67 years old as of today’s date 22nd July 2024. Her height is 1.7 m tall, and her weight is 60 kg.


Patty Smyth joined the Scandal as a singer in the year 1981. The band’s debut EP was released in 1982 featuring songs like “Goodbye to You,” which went on to become the most significant selling record of Colombia Records. In 1984, the band released they’re follow up album titled “Warrior,” which secured itself a spot on the Top 10 list. Unfortunately, due to the tension between band members, the Scandal broke up soon after.

Following the split up, she invited Eddie to join her in the band Van Helen, but her offer got rejected as Eddie was pregnant at that time. Patty made a guest appearance on The Hooters 1985 album titled Nervous Night in the song “Where Do the Children Go” as a vocalist. She then released another solo album titled Never Enough in 1987 and the eponymous Patty Smyth in 1992.

Her song “Sometimes Love Just Ain’t Enough” scored the number two spot on the Billboards 100. The song “Look What Love Has Done,” which Smyth had co-written, got her a Grammy nomination and later got featured in the film Junior which led an Academy Award nomination. In 2015, she released her Christmas album Come in December.VH1 recruited Smyth and the remaining members of the Scandals in 2004 to conduct a tour across the US East Coast as a part of their reunion program.

Billboard reported in 2008 that there might be hopes for expecting new music from the band. The Scandals released their debut single as a band titled “Make it Hard” on January 17, 2009, after almost 24 years of forming.

Awards & Achievements

Patty Smyth was nominated Grammy and an Academy Award for best original composition. Although she doesn’t hold many titles to her name, she continues to do what she loves, and that’s what defines an artist.

Net Worth & Salary of Patty Smyth in 2024

Patty Smyth Net Worth
Patty Smyth Net Worth

Patty Smyth generated massive revenue for herself through her music career over time. As of 2024, she is worth over $ 120 million. But even after all the riches and success, she stays humble and true to her profession. The amounts of dedication and efforts she puts into date make her an icon for the rest of us.

Patty Smyth today is one of the most prominent personalities in the music industry, and all that was possible because of her love for the art form. Coming from a simple background, joining a band, and then watching it fall apart, all those didn’t stop her from reaching the top, and that is simply due to her efforts and nothing more. Artists like her serve as an example for the young ones who are venturing out to create a career in music.


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