Kerr Smith Biography

Updated On Feb 18, 2019 Published On Nov 19, 2015
Facts of Kerr Smith
Date of Birth: 1972 , March-9
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet
Name Kerr Smith
Birth Name Kerr Van Cleve Smith
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Exton, Pennsylvania, United States
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $2 million
Married Yes
Married to Lisa Smith
Divorce Yes
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American actor Kerr Smith is mainly known for his kiss with Adam Kaufman as it was the first ever gay male kiss on prime time television. He is also popular in the world for portraying the role of Carter Horton in Final Destination. His other movies & TV works include My Bloody Valentine 3D, Where Hope Grows.

Bio: Age, Early life

Born as Kerr Van Cleve Smith on March 9, 1972, in Exton, Pennsylvania, United States of America, to Rick Smith and Barbara Smith, he was raised in the upper-middle-class family. He is an American and is of white ethnicity. Besides, he also has a sibling, a sister named Allison.

Likewise, Kerr did his schooling from Peirce Middle School and finished his graduation from Henderson High School that is located in West Chester, Pennsylvania. Thereafter, he attended the University of Vermont, where he also worked as the member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity.

How old is Kerr Smith?

As of 2019, he is 46 years old.

How tall is Kerr Smith?

His height is about 1.83 m, ie. 6 feet.

Kerr Smith Marriage, Wife

Kerr is a married man. In fact, he is married twice. He was first married to his wife Harmoni Everett, an American actress. The couple was married on June 7, 2003, however, their relationship eventually degraded and they filed for divorce on March 20, 2009.

The certified pilot Smith is currently married to his second wife Lisa, however, the details on their marriage date and courtship are still unrevealed.

What about his gay rumors?

There were rumors that Kerr is gay, but the rumors are actually not true. He was rumored of being gay only because of the gay character he portrayed in the American TV series Dawson's Creek. In fact, he is the first man to do a gay kissing scene on screen.  

In the series, he portrayed the role of a 16 years old gay character named Jack McPhee.

Career as an actor

Interested in acting since his childhood days, Kerr finally got a chance to fulfill his dreams in 1996. He began his acting career from the television series, As the World Turns.

He appeared in this television series for about a year and then finally in 1999, he got his first movie role in Hit and Runway. Kerr is also the certified pilot.

What is Kerr Smith's net worth?

He has a net worth of $2 million and he is also believed to be earning a massive amount of salary.

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Kerr Smith facts on timeline

Born in Exton, Pennsylvania

March 9 , 1972

 Born as Kerr Van Cleve Smith in Exton, Pennsylvania, United States of America to Rick Smith and Barbara Smith, he was raised in the upper middle class family. He is an American and is of white ethnicity. He is six feet tall. 

Graduated from Henderson High School

1990

Kerr received his high school education from Henderson High School. While he was there he also played the supporting role in The King and I. He finally completed his education from there and then graduated in 1990.

Began his acting career

1996

Though he had played some supporting role when he was in his high school, his formal professional acting role began in 1996. He began his acting career from the television series, As the World Turns. He appeared in this television series for about a year. 

Played his first movie role

1999

After making acting appearance several years from the television years, he finally earned his place in the movie and his first movie role was in the 1999 movie, Hit and Runway. He also appeared in the movie Lucid Days in Hell the same year. 

Kissed first ever gay kiss on prime time television

1998

American actor, Kerr Smith is mainly known for his kiss with Adam Kaufman as it was the first ever gay male kiss on prime time television. He began playing in this television series since the start of this series and was there till the 2003 session. 

Married to Harmoni Everett

June 7 , 2003

In 2000, while he was in Vancouver filming some movie, he met Harmoni Everett for the first time in his life there. Since then they began dating and finally decided to enter in new stage of their love life and they got married on 7th of June 2003. 

Divorced with Harmoni Everett

October 30 , 2009

Harmoni Everett is also an actress and she is known for her role in the movie, Josie and the Pussycats. They got married on 7th of June 2003. After half a decade of married life, they got divorced on 30th of October 2009.