Afton Smith is an American actress who is known for movies like George of the Jungle and Reality Bites. She is also most popularly known as the ex-wife of actor Brendan Fraser. Brendan Fraser and Afton dated for 5 years, fell in love and married. They were married for 10 years until the divorce in 2008.
Afton Smith’s life has been less in the spotlight. Let’s find out more about Afton Smith’s personal life, career and net worth in detail.
Afton Smith early life, career, and nationality
Afton Smith was born on December 3, 1967, in Long Island, New York, which makes her nationality an American. She attended the elementary school in Los Angeles while later she joined the Upper Canada College fro, where she graduated. As she was interested in acting she began her acting journey from playing minor roles in movies. She became a part of 1991 movie named ‘Fried Green Tomatoes’. The movie was a success and though her role was minor she gained recognition through it. Once again in the year 1994, she got an opportunity to play in another movie which was a breakthrough point in her career. The movie titled Reality Bites(1994) is what actually helped her image. Similarly, in the year 1997, she was cast alongside her ex-husband Brendan Fraser in George of the Jungle (1997), the movie again was a major hit.
Smith has also written a book in her career named Hollywood Picks the Classics: A Guide for the Beginner & the Aficionado. After her last movie, George of the Jungle, Afton did not star in any other movie as such.
Afton Smith husband and personal life
Smith’s film career might not have been as popular as her personal life. Afton married the popular Canadian-American actor, Brendan Fraser in the year 1998. Originally, they first met while attending a barbecue night in Winona Ryder’s house in the year 1993. After dating for five long years, they officially tied the knot on September 28, 1998, in Bel Air Hotel, Los Angeles.
Together the couple had three children; their first child, a son named Griffin Arthur Fraser born in 2002. Likewise, their other two sons named, Holden Fletcher Fraser and Leland Francis Fraser born in the year 2004 and 2006 respectively. After nine years of marriage, the couple started having problems in their relationship and in the year 2007, their publicist announced of their divorce. The couple even sold their California house for a price of $3 million. In the year 2013, they were once again in the news when Fraser petitioned the courts for a reduction of the alimony and child rights payment. While on the other hand, Smith accused Fraser of hiding his financial assets.
Afton Smith net worth
Afton Smith had a very short movie career in small roles. However, her marriage to Fraser provided her with much exposure and publicity in the media. Afton Smith’s financial dealings despite her marriage-fame were never out in public. As a matter of fact, we do not know her net worth estimation.
Afton Smith ever since her divorce with Fraser has maintained utmost privacy. She is thus not active on any social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. In addition, she makes less frequent public appearances in comparison to the past.