Cory Michael Smith is a famous American actor who is best known for his portrayal as Edward Nygma in the television series, Gotham alongside stars like Zabryna Guevara, Ben McKenzie, Donal Logue & many others. For his role, he won a nomination for the Teen Choice Awards in the category of Choice TV: Villain. Similarly, Smith appeared in the 2013 soap opera, Breakfast at Tiffany’s on Broadway with a famous actress, Emilia Clarke and was also rumored to have an affair with Clarke.
Early life and education
Cory Michael Smith was born on 1986, November 14 in Columbus, Ohio, united states. He belongs to white ethnicity and holds an American nationality. He is the son of David Smith & Theresa Smith and also has an older brother, Chad.
Smith went to Hilliard Darby High School in 2005. Later, he attended the Otterbein University, and it is where he began acting. During the period in University, Smith appeared in the several plays like The Scene, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Tartuffe, etc. Besides that, he majored in art musical theatre and minored in jazz piano.
In 2011, Cory Michael Smith moved to the New York City and started working in various theatre production companies. He appeared in The Cockfight as John and The Whale as Elder Thomas. Smith finally rose to fame after appearing in the movie, Camp X-Ray, and series, Gotham.
Till the present context, he has appeared in several of movies including, Dog Food, Camp X-Ray, Wonderstruck and so on. Likewise, Smith has been nominated for the Critics’ Choice & Teen Choice Awards for his role in Olive Kitteridge, and Gotham respectively.
Cory Michael Smith is currently single. However, he was once rumored to have an affair with the British actress, Emilia Clarke. The duo was often seen in different events, but both remained silent about their relationship.
Critics’ Choice & Teen Choice awards Nominee actor; Cory Michael Smith has earned a decent sum from his acting career. As of 2017, his estimated net worth is $2 million.