Afton Smith is an American actress known for her role in the movie ‘George of the Jungle’. She has taken hiatus from her acting career after working on some movies and is currently not involved in any movie projects. The beautiful diva who stands in a height of 5 feet 7 inches, despite her celebrity status, has remained mysterious to the public eye in the recent years but she has given us some performances during her days which are simply unforgettable.
Early Life and Education of Afton Smith
Afton Smith was born on 3rd December 1967, in Northport, Long Island, New York, USA. She holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.
She first attends an elementary school in LA and later joined the Upper Canada College from where she completed her graduation.
Afton Smith's Career
Afton Smith began her career with a movie, Fried Green Tomatoes (1991 ), a story about an unhappy housewife with her life befriends an old lady in a nursing home.
However, the movie which gave her a big recognition in the industry was entitled Reality Bites (1994), a story about a man raised in the jungle by apes falls in love with a wealthy American heiress.
Smith's movie, George of the Jungle (1997), a story in a documentary filmmaker and her fellow Gen X graduates face life after college, looking for work and love in Houston was critically acclaimed.
Smith has not been involved in any movie since 1997 neither is she popular in media. But she wrote a book on classic movie titles ‘Hollywood Picks the Classics: A guide for the beginner and the Aficionado’.
Afton Smith's Net Worth
Afton Smith income is estimated to be approximate $3 million dollars. In April 2008, Smith divorced her husband, Brendan Fraser. The divorce was settled for $900,000 as an alimony to Smith whereas her ex-husband Brendan agreed to pay $300,000 annually for child support.
The court supported her ex-spouse Brendan in the case and reduced the alimony. However, Smith was not happy because Brendan’s total net worth is $20 million.
Afton Smith's Personal Life
Currently, Afton is possibly single at the moment but previously she married to Brendan Fraser, a Canadian-American actor. The duo tied the knot on 27th September 1998 at the ‘Bel Air Hotel’ in Los Angeles after four years of dating. The couple met while attending a barbecue at Winona Ryder's house on 4th July 1993.
The duo shared three children; sons, Griffin Arthur Fraser (born on 17th September 2002), Holden Fletcher Fraser (born on 16th August 2004) and Leland Francis Fraser (born on 2nd May 2006 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.)
After their home in Beverly Hills, California was sold for $3 million in April 2007 her ex-husband Fraser publicly announced their separation in 2007 and finalized the divorced on 17 April 2008.
The reason for their divorce is said to be Mario Bello and Brendan getting cozy with her on the set of "Mummy" while shooting in China but the news has not been confirmed. As, of now, she is not dating anyone, and the single mother is spending all of her time with her children.