Riley Smith

Inside Biography

Early Life and Education

Smith birth name was Riley Bryant Smith. He was born on April 12, 1978, in Cedar Rapids, Los Angeles, United States of America. He was born to father Russ Smith and mother Roxanne Smith.

Born in Cedar Rapids, he was raised in Marion, Iowa on his parents’ horse ranch. Smith is white according to his ethnicity. His nationality is American and also he holds citizenship of Unites States. His star sign is Aries.

Riley Smith is a graduate of Alburnett Junior-Senior High School. Though he has a great interest in horse racing, he intended to earn a college degree to cover horse racing.

Smith also attended International Modeling and Talent Association (IMTA) Convention. In New York, he also signed modeling campaign for an international brand Tommy Hilfiger.

After three months in Hilfiger campaign, he went to Los Angeles the 1998 WB pilot Minor Threat, but the pilot was not picked up.


He made his television debut from 1998 comedy series One World. From the time his debut, he has been featured as a lead character in several series Spring Break Shark Attack(2005), Ghost Whisperer(2009), True Blood(2014), True Detective(2015), Nashville(2015).

Smith started his movie career from American Slasher film Lovers Lane of 1999. Smith was also cast in the movies such as Make It Happen, The Closer (2011), Gallowwalkers (2012), Shirin in Love (2014).

Smith and Henri O'Connor formed the band "The Life of Riley", where he was guitarist and lead singer. "Forget about me" was one of his hit numbers. Smith and his band released 3 CDs: The Life of Riley, Long Way Home EP and Live in Hollywood at the Hotel Cafe.

Personal Life

Smith is a good looking actor; many of his fans are crazy about him. Currently, he has stated him as single but he had a girlfriend in the past.

In 1999, he has shared the love with American actress, model Ashley Tesoro. The actual date of their separation is not confirmed but they dated for not so long period. After separating he started dating hot American actress Danneel Ackles. They dated for four years starting their relationship in 2002 and broke up in 2006.

In 2013 he started dating with super hot Iranian-born British American actress Nazanin Boniadi, who has previously had a relationship with Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise. Riley Smith has never been married, may he has not found one whom he can make his perfect wife. 

Net Worth

Smith has a perfect body and attracting personality. He is the tall guy with height 6 feet.

His actual net worth is not updated but his frequent appearance in television and movies makes sure that he has a good salary and net worth.

by sanjeet, 23 Nov, 2015

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