Barbara Smits is a famous American personality mostly known as a Celebrity ex-wife. She gained huge attention and fame after marrying an Award-winning actor Jimmy Smits.

Jimmy is recognized for his portrayals as attorney Victor Sifuentes in legal drama L. A Law, and as an NYPD Detective Bobby Simone on police drama NYPD Blue.

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Full NameBarbara Smits
Date of Birth 27 November 1955
Birth Place United States
ProfessionCelebrity ex-wife
SpouseJimmy Smits(1980 -1987)
Age54 years old (1955-2010 )
Weight 55kg
Height5 feet 5 inches
EthnicityAfro- American
Body MeasurementN/A
Eye Colorblack
Hair Colorblack
Net Worth$1 Million

Early Life

Barbara Smits was born in the United States of America on 27 November 1955. She grew up with her family, siblings, relatives, and friends in her hometown.

Unfortunately, she didn’t reveal her family details to the media. She used to hold an American Nationality and belonged to an Afro- American ethnicity. Her horoscope sign was Sagittarius.

She didn’t disclose any information about her education. She might have gone to the local university and high school to pursue her education.

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Physical Description

Barbara Smits was a gorgeous lady with a height of 5 feet 5 inches which is 165 cm, and She had a slim body figure with a weight of 55kg, which is 121 lbs. She had shoulder-length curly black hair with black pair of eyes. However, she didn’t disclose other body measurements such as chest size, waist size, dress size, shoe size, and hip size.

How did Barbara Smits start her career?

Barbara began her career after completing her graduation. She joined Cornell Cooperative Extension in New York and began to work there. She was already famous for her relationship with Jimmy. They were seen in many events and function together. Then, she gained huge attention and fame after marrying Jimmy Smits.

Talking about Jimmy Smit’s career, He is a famous actor in America. He is known for his appearance in many Television shows and Movies. Some of his famous portrayals are Victor Santiago in Brooklyn Nine-Nine, John Donovan in 24: Legacy, Cyrus Garza in Outlaw, Bail Organa in Star Wars: The Force Unleashed- Ultimate Sith Edition, ADA Miguel Prado in Dexter, Alex Vega in Cane, Det Bobby Simone in NYPD Blue.

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Jimmu Smit Moives and TV series

His other portrayals are Senator Bail Organa in Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones, Victor Sifuentes in L.A. Law, Nero Padilla in Sons of Anarchy, Quon in All My Children, Julio Gonzales in Running Scared, Tom Lopez in The Believers, Victor Sifuentes in Mickey’s 60th Birthday, Dr. David Redding in Vital Signs, Walter Stone in Switch, Nestor in Fires within, David Norwell in The Broken Cord and more.

Relationship Status and Controversy

Barbara Smits tied the knot with a high school boyfriend, Jimmy Smits, in 1980. They looked adorable together, and their first meet was in their high school. After that, the couple used to study in the same high school. They dated each other for more than 12 years and finally decided to get married.

The couple was blessed with a daughter Tiana Smits in 1983 and with a second child Joaquin Smith. But, their relationship broke apart in seven years. She divorced in 1987 and started living her single life with her children.

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Barbara Smits obituary

Barbara was a Pneumonia patient. She had a lung disease which made her breathing difficult. She also visited her doctor several times and took various medical tests and treatments. But she couldn’t survive pneumonia and died on April 16, 2010, at 54 years old.

What is Barbara Smits’s Net worth?

Barbara Smits made a decent amount of money from her career. She didn’t revelaed her professional career, but she used to work at Cornell Cooperative Extension in New York. She also received alimony after getting a divorce from her husband. Her estimated net worth was $1 Million. Her ex-husband, Jimmy Smits, has a net worth of $15 Million.


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