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Jimmy Smits Biography

Jimmy Smits
Jimmy Smits
Full Name/Real Name: Jimmy Smits
Age: 64 years
Birth Date: 9 July 1955
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 1.91 m
Weight: 96 kg
Nationality: American
Spouse: Barbara Smits (m. 1980–1987)
Children: Taina and Joaquin
Dating: N/A
Profession: Actor
Net Worth in 2019: $28 million

Jimmy Smits is a popular actor from America who is best known for playing the role of Victor Sifuentes in the 1980’s Legal Drama series L.A Law for which he won an Emmy Award. He also appeared as Detective Bobby Simone in the 1990s police drama NYPD Blue, Matt Santos in the political drama The West Wing and others.

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As of 2019, Jimmy Smits has a net worth of $28 million.

Early Life & Biography:

James “Jimmy” Smits was born in Brooklyn, New York on July 9, 1955, to his parents Cornelis Leendert Smits and Emilina (née Pola). His father was from Paramaribo, Suriname and was of Dutch descent while his mother was from Puerto Rico. Along with his two sisters, Yvonne and Diana he grew up in Puerto Rico.

Smits was raised in a strict Roman Catholic family. He completed his schooling from the Thomas Jefferson High School. Later Smits attended Cornell University where he earned an MFA degree in theatre. In 2001, he was sent to prison for protesting against U.S. Navy bombing practices in Vieques.

Jimmy Smits’s Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurements

Jimmy Smits was born on 9 July 1955 and currently as of 2019, he is 64 years old. Statistics put Jimmy Smits height as 1.91 m. and weight 96 kg.

Jimmy Smits Personal Life: Affair, Dating, Girlfriend, Wife, Family & Children

Relationship Statistics of Jimmy Smits

What is Jimmy Smits marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
Is Jimmy Smits having any relationship affair? Wanda De Jesus (1986–)
Is Jimmy Smits Lesbian/Gay? No
Who is Jimmy Smits’s Spouse? (name): Barbara Smits (m. 1980–1987)
Does Jimmy Smits Have Any Kids? Yes (Taina and Joaquin)

Smits got married to his wife Barbara Smits in the year 1981. Together they are the parents of two children, Taina and Joaquin. The couple divorced in the year 1987. Since then he is in a living relationship with actress Wanda De Jesus.

Career, Awards & Nominations:

Jimmy Smit professional acting career began in the year 1984 when he played the role of Eddie Rivera in the crime drama series “Miami Vice”. Later he played the role of Victor Sifuentes in the NBC’s legal drama television series “L.A. Law”.

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Additionally, Smits got many recurring roles on several television shows such as Pee-wee’s Playhouse, My Family and others.

Smits became a household name when he appeared on the television program “NYPD Blue” as detective Bobby Simone from 1994 to 1998. For his performance in the series, he earned the ALMA award twice and also received several Emmy nominations.

In 1999, the Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors gave him the HOLA Award for Excellence. Smits was seen as Senator Bail Organa in the movies Star Wars: Episode II (2002) and Star Wars: Episode III (2005).

In the television drama series “The West Wing” he was seen portraying the role of Congressman Matt Santos. Smits also played the role of Miguel Prado in the crime drama series “Dexter” which earned him an Emmy Award nomination in the category of “Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series”.

Jimmy Smits Net Worth & Earnings in 2019

Jimmy Smits Net Worth
Jimmy Smits Net Worth

As of 2019, Jimmy Smit has an estimated net worth of more than $28 million. He made most of the wealth by appearing in many movies and television shows.

Smits has been a part of many commercially successful movies such as Gross Misconduct, Murder in Mind, Adventures in Wild California, Bless the Child, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and many more.

He also gave his voice for several videos games including Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (2008) and Gears of War 4 (2016). He also earns money by performing at various theaters across the world.

Jimmy Smit is considered one of the most versatile and talented actors in the world. He has also associated himself with many non-profit organizations including Stand up to Cancer, New York Cares, Red Cross, and many more.