Afton Smith Biography

Updated On Dec 21, 2018 Published On May 27, 2016
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Date of Birth: 1967 , December-3
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
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Afton Smith is one of the famous American actresses who starred in several movies during the '90s. She is famous for appearing in the movies like Fried Green Tomatoes, George of the Jungle, and Reality Bites. She is the ex-wife of American-Canadian actor Brendan Fraser.

Afton Smith was born on 3rd December 1967 and is currently 51 years old. She was born in Northport, Long Island, New York, USA. She is of American nationality but her ethnicity is not disclosed. She is yet to reveal information regarding her educational background and childhood.

Afton started her professional acting career in 1987 appearing in the movie, Less Than Zero. After around three years, she appeared in movie Fried Green Tomatoes in 1991 followed by Reality Bites. In 1997, she appeared in George of the Jungle.

Besides being a famous actress, she is also a writer and wrote a book entitled Hollywood Picks the Classics: A Guide for the Beginner and the Aficionado.

Talking about Afton Smith' personal life, she is widely known as Brendan Fraser' ex-wife. Afton Smith was married to Brendan Fraser in 1998, however, the couple later divorced in 2008. From their relationship, the couple has three children.

Much of her private life is kept away from the public as she rarely attends events after her divorce from her husband. She has three children and it is speculated she left her acting career to be with her family. 

She had to go through a legal dispute with her ex-husband for child support payments and alimony. She claimed that Fraser was hiding his finances in order to reduce the amount.

Even at 51 years of age, she looks youthful and has maintained her looks. She possesses a height of 5 feet 7 inches. 

As mentioned above, Afton is a famous former actress and a writer, thus, might have earned a decent amount of money. Afton Smith' net worth is reported to be around $3 million.

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Born in Northport, Long Island, New York, USA

December 3 , 1967

Afton Smith is an American actress that starred in movies during the 90's. She was born on 3rd December 1967 on Northport, Long Island, New York, USA.  She has worked in movies such as Fried Green Tomatoes (1991), Reality Bites (1994) and George of the Jungle (1997)

Starred in Reality Bites

February 18 , 1994

She portrayed the role of Janine in Reality Bites. The movie was directed by Ben Stiller and it is rated 65% on Rotten Tomatoes, the popular movie review website.

The movie although only grossed $33,351,557 out of an $11.5 million budget in the box office. 


Married Brendan Fraser


Afton met Fraser at Wynona Ryder's barbeque party on July 4th 1993 and quickly they fell in love. In October 1997, they had been engaged. They married at garden at the Bel Air Hotel in Los Angeles.

Welcomed first child Griffin Arthur Fraser

September 17 , 2002

After four years of holy matrimony, Afton welcomed her first baby boy named Griffin Arthur Fraser on Sep 17th 2002. According to the birth date, Griffin Arthur Fraser's Sun sign is diligent and hardworking Virgo

Welcomed second child Holden Fletcher Fraser

August 16 , 2004

Soon after her first boy was born, she welcomed another baby boy by the name of Holden Fletcher Fraser on August 16, 2004. 
According the birth date, Holden Fletcher Fraser's zodiac sign is the regal and magnanimous Leo.

Welcomed Third child Leland Francis Fraser

May 2 , 2006

Afton's family life was blessed with the arrival of a third son named Leland Francis Fraser. He was born in Cedar-Sinai Medical Center In Los Angeles. 
According to the birth date, Leland Francis's zodiac sign is luxury loving epicure Taurus. 

Divorced Brendan Fraser


On December 27th, 2007 it was announced through Fraser's publicist that the couple had parted ways. 

Afron has 3 sons with Fraser and it seemed as if they separated on amicable terms although she is currently in a legal battle to claim child support payments and alimony.


Net Worth


As mentioned above, Afton is a famous former actress and a writer, thus, might have earned a decent amount of money. Afton Smith' net worth is reported to be around $3 million.