Patti Smith Bio


Patti Smith is an American singer-songwriter, musician, author, and poet. She became an influential component of the New York City punk rock movement with her 1975 debut album Horses.

Relationship Statistics of Patti Smith

What is Patti Smith marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Widow
How many children does Patti Smith have ? (name):Three
Is Patti Smith having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Patti Smith lesbian ?: No

More about the relationship

Patti Smith was married to Fred Smith in the year 1980. He was an American guitarist best known as a member of the influential and political Detroit rock band, the MC5.

They had two children together who were Jackson (1982) and Jesse (1987).

She was together with her ex-husband and lived in St. Clair Shores, Michigan until his death due to a heart attack in 1994.

On 26th April 1967, Patti gave birth to her first child who was a girl. But she placed her for adoption.

Who is Patti Smith?

Patricia Lee Smith known as Patti Smith is an American singer-songwriter. She is known for being an influential component of the New York City punk rock movement with her 1975 debut album Horses.

Similarly, she was called punk poet laureate, she fused rock and poetry in her work.

Patti Smith: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Nationality

She was born on 30th December 1946 in Chicago, Illinois, US. Similarly, she is the daughter of Grant Smith and Beverly Smith.

Her father was a machinist at a Honeywell plant and her mother was a jazz singer who turned waitress. She was the eldest of four children and she has a brother named Todd Smith.

Similarly, her nationality is American and her ethnicity is Irish, English, Welsh, and Cornish.

Education, School/College University

Talking about her education, she graduated from Deptford Township High School in the year 1964. Similarly, she went to Glassboro State College.

Patti Smith: Professional Life and  Career

Talking about her career, she is an American singer-songwriter. She became an influential component of the New York City punk rock movement with her 1975 debut album Horses. Similarly, she was called the “punk poet laureate” as she fused rock and poetry in her work.

Also, Patti Smith’s most widely known song is “Because of the Night”. It was co-written with Bruce Springsteen. Similarly, it reached number 13 on the billboard hot 100 charts in the year 1978 and number five in the U.K. In the year 2005, she was named a Commander of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Ministry of Culture.

Likewise, in the year 2007, she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. After that, on November 17, 2010, she won the National Book Award for her memoir Just Kids. Furthermore, the books fulfilled a promise she had made to her former long-time roommate and partner Robert Mapplethorpe.

Moreover, she placed 47th in Rolling Stone magazine’s list of 100 Greatest Artists published in December 2010 and was also a recipient of the 2011 Polar Music Prize.

Awards, Nominations

She won National Book Award for Nonfiction for the 2010 book Just Kids. Similarly, she won the Polar Music Prize for Popular Music in the year 2011. She also won the NME Awards for Best Book for M Train in the year 2016.

Patti Smith: Net Worth, Salary

The estimated net worth of Patti is around $16 million. She might earn a huge amount of money but she has not disclosed her salary and incomes.

Patti Smith: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are no rumors and controversy about Patti. As she is successful in making her life away from rumors and controversy.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Talking about Patti Smith’s body measurements, she has a height of 5 feet 7 inches and her weight is around 58 kg. Similarly, her hair color is salt and pepper and she has green color eyes as well.

Social Media

Patti Smith is active on social media. She has around 433k followers on Facebook and 418k followers on Instagram. Buts he does not use Twitter.

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