Yeardley Smith
Yeardley Smith
Celebrated Name: Yeardley Smith
Real Name/Full Name: Martha Maria Yeardley Smith
Gender: Female
Age: 59 years old
Birth Date: 3 July 1964
Birth Place: Paris, France
Nationality: American
Height: 1.60 m
Weight: 49 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Husband/Spouse (Name): Christopher Grove(m. 1990; div1992), Daniel Erickson(m. 2002; div.2008)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): No
Is Yeardley Smith Lesbian/Gay?: No
Profession: Actress, artist, Singer, Writer
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $90 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Martha Maria Yeardley Smith is a French-born American actress, artist, and writer. Smith became an actress after graduating from drama school in 1982. She moved to New York City in 1984. She there appeared in the Broadway production of Tom Stoppard’s The Real Thing. She made her debut as an actor in “Heaven Help Us” in 1985. Later she has been given the roles in The Legend of Billie Jean and Maximum Overdrive. In 1986, she moved to Los Angeles. There she took a recurring role in the television series Brothers.

Smith auditioned for the Simpsons shorts on The Tracey Ullman Show in 1987. In 1989, for her work on The Simpsons, Smith received a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance.

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Early Life & Biography

Smith’s father’s name is Joseph Smith, who worked for United Press International in Paris. Later she moved to Washington, D.C., in 1966. In Washington D.C., her father became The Washington Post’s first official obituary editor. Her’s mother name is Martha Mayor. Her mother was a paper conservator for the Freer and Sackler Galleries at the Smithsonian Institution. Her parents later divorced. Smith named her family “upper crust and reserved.” Smith was often teased because of her unusual voice in her childhood days. In a sixth-grade play, Smith made her acting debut.

Personal Life

Smith married a Canadian actor Christopher Grove in 1990. They were divorced in 1992, due to irreconcilable differences. She again married Daniel Erickson in 2002, and the marriage lasted for six years. Smith filed for divorce on May 21, 2008, with Erickson. In 1997, during an  interview with The Daily Targum, Smith stated “I am shy, but I have an extrovert which I can draw on when I need to,”  In 2009, she commented, “People have said to me that I’m unassuming.”

Smith had bulimia since her teenage days. She was fond of writing and painting also. Smith taught herself to paint by copying other artists during the first season of Herman’s Head. Smith wrote the book “Just Humor Me,” which includes a story. “The race.” She has written a children’s book, “I, Lorelei.” In February 2009, that book was published by “HarperCollins.” Smith launched a women’s shoe line named “Marchez Vous,” in 2011.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on July 3, 1964, Yeardley Smith is 59 years old as of today’s date 17th April 2024. Her height is 1.60 m tall, and her weight is 49 kg.


Smith’s first film was in Heaven Help Us in 1985.  The film was a box office hit, and that was critically panned. When her filming was over, she rejoined The Real Thing before being out of work for six months. Smith worried that her career was over. However, from the following years, she played Connie in Stephen King’s Maximum Overdrive in 1986.

In 1986, Smith moved to Los Angeles for a part in a TV film. After a desirable audition, the role was given to another actress. For this, Smith stated that “that people don’t mean what they say. It’s not malicious.” From that incident, she decided to “just sort of building a wall around myself,” to cope with the disappointment of not getting a part.

Then later, she played the recurring role of Louella Waters on the Showtime series Brothers. She appeared in the films The Legend of Billie Jean and Ginger Ale Afternoon in1989 as “trailer-park girls.” She later spoke about her regrets of appearing in the one-woman show More.

Awards & Achievements

With many ups and downs, Yeardley Smith managed herself to get in a supreme position in front of the world. During her entire career, she has achieved many milestones. Some of her lifetime achievements are as follows:

  • Her biggest hit movie was “Heaven Help Us” in 1985, where her character was Kathleen.
  • Her next blockbuster was “Back By Midnight” in 2002, where she played the role of Veronica.
  • Her next hit was “The Simpsons Movie” in 2007, which get famous because of her voice.
  • In 2010, she came back with “Virginia” in which she was a co-producer.
  • In 2018, her last blockbuster was “All Square” where she played the character of beaches. She was the producer of that film.

Net Worth & Salary of Yeardley Smith in 2024

Yeardley Smith Net Worth
Yeardley Smith Net Worth

Yeardley Smith is a French-born American actress, voice actress, writer, comedian and painter who has a net worth of $90 million as of April 2024, with an impeccable career record. The majority of her income comes from the albums and single records she released globally, which fetched numerous endorsement deals and sponsors.

Yeardley Smith was a music lover since she was a child. Later she learned acting and painting. She also loves to write. Her starting career was not so good. She sacrifices a lot during her early period of acting. But with her skills and dedication towards acting, she won millions of hearts in a very short time and become famous throughout Hollywood.


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