Kevin Smith is a Hollywood actor, filmmaker, author, comic book writer, and podcaster who is best known for movie ‘Clerk’ which was produced, written and directed by him. He also owns a comic book store called ‘Jay and Silent Bob’s Secret Stash’ in New Jersey, which is also the main subject of ‘Comic Book Men’, a TV show. Here is a quick summary of Kevin Smith’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Kevin Smith Early Life
Kevin Smith was born as Kevin Patrick Smith on 2nd August 1970 to Grace Smith and Donald E. Smith. He also has two siblings named Donald Smith Jr and Virginia Smith. He was born and raised in New Jersey. He grew up with Catholic beliefs.
Kevin Smith went to Henry Hudson Regional High School. It was during his school days when he discovered his love for filming. He used to record his school games like basketball etc and then used them to produce comedy skits taking some inspiration from live comedy series ‘Saturday Night Live’. This helped him in socializing and making a lot of friends in school. Later he also attended ‘The New School’, but dropped out of there to pursue a career in comedy.
Kevin Smith married Jennifer Schwalbach in 1999. The couple has one daughter together named Harley Quinn Smith. They have named their daughter based on a comic character from Batman.
Kevin Smith Career, Awards & Achievement
Kevin Smith entered the entertainment industry in 1992. He made his Hollywood debut in 1994 with ‘Clerks’. Later he delivered several other movies like ‘Clerks’, ‘Mallrats’, ‘Chasing Amy’, ‘Yoga Hosers’, ‘Jersey Girl’, ‘Dogma’, and ‘Holidays’. He has also directed movies like ‘Red State’, ‘Cop Out’, ‘Tusk’, and ‘True North trilogy’.
He has also authored several books like Silent Bob Speaks’, ‘My Boring Ass Life: The Uncomfortably Candid Diary of Kevin Smith’, Shootin’ the Sh*t with Kevin Smith’, ‘Tough Sh*t: Life Advice from a Fat, Lazy Slob Who Did Good’, and ‘Jay and Silent Bob’s Blueprints For Destroying Everything’.
He has also worked on a dozen comic books as well, some of which include ‘Bluntman & Chronic’, ‘Batman: The Wedding Game’, ‘Daredevil/Bullseye: The Target’, ‘Batman: The Widening Gyre’, and ‘Chasing Dogma’. Kim Smith also hosts several show likes ‘SModcast Podcast Network’, ‘Fatman on Batman’, ‘SModcast’, and ‘Hollywood Babble-On’.
Awards & Achievements
Kevin Smith has won awards like ‘Sundance Film Festival’, ‘Cannes Film Festival’, ‘Deauville Film Festival’, ‘Independent Spirit Awards’, ‘Humanitas Prize’, ‘Harvey Awards’, ‘People for the American Way’s Defender of Democracy Award’, ‘Festival Internacional de Cine Cinema Jove’, ‘Wizard Fan Awards’, ‘Empire Awards’, ‘Edinburgh International Film Festival’, ‘Hawaii International Film Festival’. Maverick Award’, ‘UCLA’. Jack Benny Award for Comedy’, ‘MTV Movie Awards’, ‘Woodstock Film Festival Maverick Award’, ‘Visionfest Vision Award’, ‘Vail Film Festival Renegade Award’, ‘Provincetown International Film Festival Filmmaker on the Edge Award’, and ‘Sitges Film Festival Best Film for Red State’.
Net Worth of Kevin Smith
Kevin Smith has an estimated net worth of more than $25 million. Kevin is a multi-talent actor, who specializes in each all sectors of entertainment business be it production or writing. He is earning from his all these roles and multiplying his fortune every year.
Kevin Smith is one of the finest actors of our times, who is truly blessed with a creative mind. He has given some of the most amazing movies. He is popular amongst all age group because of the different things he offers. He has worked in everything from comics to cartoons to video games. He is definitely one of the finest and most successful comic writers in America. It is being speculated by his fans that currently, Kevin is working on a secret project.