Mike Smith, the famous Canadian actor of Trailer Park Boys fame who is not only an accomplished actor but a talented guitarist too. He founded his own rock band called Sandbox which released some chart-topping singles. He has also performed on stage with the famous hard rock band Guns and Roses on several occasions. Now let’s have a close look at Mike Smith’s net worth in 2018.
Mike Smith was born on 27th August 1972 in New Glasgow, Canada. He was a very talented child showing extraordinary musical as well as sports skills. He learned to play the guitar at an early age of 6. He was also a member of his high school hockey team.
Later on, his musical inclinations took over his skills as a sportsman. After earning his degree from St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia, Mike formed his own rock band called Sandbox. The band released a couple of albums before disbanding.
After his band broke up, Mike started doing recording and sound mixing for movies. He became close friends with director Mike Clattenburg and starred in one of his films. It was during the filming of the movie that the character Bubbles of Trailer Park Boys was born.
Though Mike Smith is still single, he has been on and off in relationships. His engagement with actress Nicole Hiltz was particularly at the center of media attention in 2006.
Mike Smith has had a successful career both as a musician and as an actor. He was the guitarist of his band Sandbox which released two albums. The debut album Bionic made it to top 50 in Canadian music industry charts. He was also nominated for awards by various Canadian musical associations.
Mike achieved worldwide fame through his role in the Canadian television series Trailer Park Boys. The series ran 11 seasons distributed over two time periods, 2001-2007 and 2014-2017. This funny drama is aired on TV in various countries like Australia, U.K., U.S.A., and Spain and so on.
The series has also inspired the production of three movies, TPB-The movie, TPB-Countdown to Liquor days and TPB-Don’t legalize it. Apart from acting in all three movies, Mike also made contributions to the script of the second movie.
Mike is also the owner of a sports bar named Bubba Ray’s. He has also started an uncensored version of TPB on the internet titled Swearnet.
Awards & Achievements
Mike Smith has achieved fame as a musician as well as an actor. As the band member of Sandbox, he was nominated for three awards-CASBY awards, East Coast Music award, and Juno awards. All three are prestigious awards given by the Canadian music industry to outstanding music artists and bands.
As the character Bubbles of TPB, Mike Smith has performed on various award functions and shows. The show is one of the highly rated shows of Canadian TV network.
The first movie of TPB (TPB-The Movie) in which Mike Smith starred, was nominated for the Canadian Genie awards for Best Motion Picture, Best adapted screenplay and best performance by an actor in a supporting role.
Net Worth of Mike Smith
Mike Smith has been a commercially successful actor and has earned an estimated net worth of $2 million till date. He has earned much of his income from his TV series TPB and related movies.
His movie Trailer Park Boys-The movie became a top grosser in the first week of its release earning nearly $1.3 million. The second movie in which Mike Smith was a scriptwriter too grossed $3 million.
Mike Smith also profits from his online comedy subscription network and his bar and restaurant business.
Mike Smith has been extraordinarily lucky in all his professional ventures. He has always done what he loved most and excelled in each one of them. Be it his short stint as a sportsman or musician or the international acclaim he achieved through his acting skill. He continues to entertain his fans through his funny antics leaving them wanting more.