Elizabeth Smart Biography

(Activist, Producer, Commentator)

Elizabeth Smart is a child safety activist, commentator, and producer. Elizabeth Smart is married to Matthew Gilmour

More about the relationship

Elizabeth Smart is married to Matthew Gilmour. Her husband, Matthew is a Missionary by profession. They first met each other while she was serving missionaries in Paris Mission.

Later, the couple got engaged to each other in January 2012. Following the engagement, the couple got married on the 18th of February 2012.

The wedding took place in Laie Hawaii Temple in Hawaiian Islan of O’ahu as an intimate event.

Together, the couple is blessed with three children; Chloe Smart Gilmour (Born Februaty 2015), James Smart Gilmour (born April 2017), and Olivia Smart-Gilmour (Born November 2018).

Relationship Facts of Elizabeth Smart

  • Elizabeth Smart is married to Matthew Gilmour {Compare Couple}.
  • Elizabeth Smart married on February 18, 2012.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 191 days 💑
  • She is mother of Three (Olivia Gilmour, Chloe Gilmour, James Gilmour).
  • Elizabeth Smart is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Elizabeth Smart?

Elizabeth Smart is a child safety activist, commentator, and producer. Elizabeth Smart is renowned as the correspondent of the Crime Watch Daily. ‘

Last, in 2020, she appeared in TV series, Fox Files. 

Elizabeth Smart- Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Siblings, Education

Elizabeth Smart was born on the 3rd of November 1987 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Edward “Ed” and Lois Smart. Her birth name is Elizabeth Ann Gilmour.

She is the second among her five siblings including four brothers; Charles, William, Andrew, and Edward and a sister, Mary. They are of British-Scottish ethnicity. She grew along with her siblings as a part of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

His father, Edward came out as gay. Last, in December 2019, he also spoke in Encircle Summit as a speaker offering workshops on LGBTQ issues.

Talking about her educational background, she completed High School education from East High School in Salt Lake City. Also, she attended Bryant Middle School too.

Also, she is an alumni of Brigham Young University. She graduated from the University with Honors in Music. At the time, she used to play the harp.

Elizabeth Smart as a Survivor

On the 5th of June 2002, she was kidnapped from her home at the Federal Height neighborhood of Salt Lake City.

She was 14 years old during that time. She was kidnapped by Brian Davin Mitchell into the woods for nine months.

As per Smart’s testimony, he used to physically assult her and raped her daily. Mitchell claimed himself to be an angel.

Mitchell relocated with Smart in the various encampments of San Diego County. In such encampments, she was held captive shackled to a tree with metal cables to prevent her from escaping.

On the 12th of February 2003, she was rescued as Mitchell got arrested in El Cajon for breaking into a church.

Elizabeth Smart- Professional Career

In 2011, Elizabeth Smart established the Elizabeth Smart Foundation. With the foundation, she aims to empower children to prevent sexual crime against children and human trafficking.

Also, the foundation provides the resources to support the victims and their families. Prior to that, she worked in support of sexual predator legislation and the Adam Walsh Act.

On the 7th of July 2011, she joined ABC News as a commentator. She mainly focused on missing persons. Moving forward, in September 2016, she also worked as a correspondent for NBC’s TV program, Crime Watch Daily. As of now, she is focused on working for child and women’s safety.

Also, she has published her two books; Where There’s Hope and My Story: Elizabeth Smart. Besides that, she has also produced TV movies; Elizabeth Smart: Questions Answered and I Am Elizabeth Smart. 

Awards & Honors

  • 2011- Diane Von Furstenberg Award.
  • 2012- Siena Medal Awards by Theta Phi Alpha National Fraternity.

Elizabeth Smart- Net Worth, Salary

As of 2022, she has an estimated net worth of $2 million.

Her earnings as a commentator, her earnings are in the range of $28k to $90k.

Controversy & Rumors

Till the date, she has not managed to maintain her status as an activist. As of now, she has not been involved in any sort of controversy and scandals that created a buzz in the media.

However, she came in the headlines in February 2020. She shared an incident that took place in the fight to travel Utah in Delta Airlines.

In the flight, she became a victim of sexual harassment as a passenger next to her starting rubbing her inner thigh.

After the incident, she is working to create smart mixed-martial-arts self-defense classes. Especially for girls and women.

Body Measurements: Height & Weight

Elizabeth Smart has blue eyes with blonde hair. She stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches and weighs 55 kg.

Also, her body measurements are 34-27-36 inches.

Social Media

Elizabeth has over 177k followers on Instagram, over 13.5k followers on Twitter, and over 106.7k followers on Facebook.

On Instagram, she is following the personalities like Samin Nosrat, Niklas Ekstedt, and Shakira.


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