American Businesswoman Jaclyn Smith Married Several Times, Is In a Longtime Relationship With Spouse Brad Allen; Has Two Children
Jaclyn Smith is an American actress and businesswoman, best known for her role as Kelly Garrett in the television series "Charlie’s Angels" (1976–1981). Smith became the only original female lead to remain with the series for its complete run.
Despite Jaclyn Smith's smooth career, fate had other things waiting down her personal life, which had her encounter several challenges in life. Yes, the 77 years old lady had to surpass three tests with her ex-husbands until finally meeting the love of her life with the fourth one.
Now she resides blissfully with her fourth husband and it's become over two decades since they tied the knot. Let's dig in more into the personal life of Smith including her marital relationship and past affairs.
American Businesswoman Jaclyn Smith's 26 Years Of Married Relationship; Still Happily in Love
The American Businesswoman Jaclyn Smith has a distinct love life compared to other artists of her generation. She indeed indulged herself in a married relationship four times to finally achieve her best one.
Now, out of her overindulgence in her career and keeping her fame aside, Jaclyn Smith gave herself a chance of calling a loving wife of Houston cardiothoracic surgeon Brad Allen since 1997.
Currently, The 77-year-old actress is very happy after finding long-lasting love with her spouse. On 14 February 2019, the starlet revealed she and Brad already spent 29 Valentines together and every year he gifted her roses. The duo celebrated their special day in Beverly Hills, California.
Reportedly, the duo tied the knot in a low-key wedding ceremony, with blessings received from their family and friends on October 11, 1997. Everything went fine, after all, there is no incident to point out bad about their lovey-dovey. They've proudly crossed the 22nd wedding anniversary now.
Talking to Closer Weekly, she shared that even after 21 years of marriage, they're determined to bond over similar interests. She said,
"Twenty-one years later and I’m still a lucky girl."
"My husband and I love to travel. And we like to go to places we’ve never been. Going the distance is great because you build a history together and memories."
Smith met her future husband for the first time when he was working at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston. Allen was the one who operated her father and when she was leaving the hospital, her mother asked Allen to walk her to the car.
She memorized the incident,
"My mom didn’t want me walking down to the parking garage alone so he would walk me down. Who would’ve dreamed it could have happened?"
Soon, the pair started dating and the rest is all history. The actress, who successfully fought breast cancer in 2002 feels herself so blessed to have Allen as she insisted that he's truly the man of her dreams.
"He’s kind and I saw a purity of heart. Looking back over time is wonderful."
Down the line, she became the proud mother of two Spencer Margaret Richmond (born 1985), her daughter, and Gaston Richmond (born 1982), her son.
In fact, the two children of Jaclyn Smith are from her previous relationship with her third husband. Who was the unlucky guy to miss this beautiful lady?
Jaclyn Smith's Unsuccessful Marriages
Firstly, Jaclyn Smith tied the knot with actor Roger Davis in 1968. But that didn't go well for both and citing irreconcilable differences the pair separated after seven years of the marital voyage.
Jaclyn called it quits with Roger in 1975 cause of the irreconcilable differences. They chose separate paths after living in a relationship for seven years.
Similarly, she got hitched to Dennis Cole, an actor who appeared in Charlie’s Angels in 1977 and 1978. Jaclyn and her castmate turned spouse Dennis appeared on the show two times together before the couple divorced in 1981.
Sad but true, Cole’s son from a previous marriage, Joe Cole, with whom Smith maintained a smooth relationship even after her divorce from his father, got murdered in 1991 during a robbery. The case, however, still remains unsolved.
And prior to settling down with Brad, Smith walked down the aisle with her third husband filmmaker Tony Richmond in 1981. Even more, she had faith in Tony which led both of them to become the proud parents of two children.
Smith gave birth to Gaston, on March 19, 1982, and Spencer Margaret on December 4, 1985. Later, Jaclyn and Tony also called it quits and divorced in 1989.
Jaclyn Smith: Quick Facts
- Jaclyn Smith was born on October 26, 1945, in Houston, Texas, United States.
- She is the daughter of Margaret Ellen and Jack Smith.
- Jaclyn's father was of Russian Jewish descent, and her mother had English, Scottish, Irish, and Welsh heritage.
- Smith graduated from Mirabeau B. Lamar High School and majored in psychology and drama at Trinity University in San Antonio.
- The 77 years old actress stands at a fair height of 5 ft 6 inches on the ground.
- Jaclyn Smith's estimated net worth is $150 million.
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