Who is Elizabeth Smart?

Elizabeth Elizabeth ( born November 3, 1987) is an American child safety activist, public speaker and contributor to ABC News. She first gained national attention at the age of 14 when she was abducted from her home in Salt Lake City by Brian David Mitchell. Mitchell and his wife, Wanda Barzee, held Smart captive for nine months until she was rescued by police officers on a street in Sandy, Utah. Smart has gone on to work as an activist and advocate for missing persons. Her life and abduction have been the subject of numerous non-fiction books and films.

What is Elizabeth Smart Famous for?

Elizabeth Smart is famous for being kidnapped at the age of 14 on June 5, 2002, from her home in Salt Lake City by Brian David Mitchell and held captive for nine months until she was rescued by police officers on a street in Sandy, Utah on March 12, 2003.

Where was Elizabeth Smart Born?

Elizabeth Smart was born as Elizabeth Ann Smart on November 3, 1987, in Salt Lake City, Utah, America to Edward "Ed" and Lois Smart. She was raised in a family that was a part of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, with four brothers and one sister, namely,  Andrew, William, Charles, Edward and Mary Katherine. she is the second-oldest child in her family. Her nationality is American and belongs to White ethnicity. Her religion is Mormonism and horoscope is Scorpio. On June 5, 2002, Smart was 14 years old when she was abducted at knifepoint from her bedroom in her family's house in Salt Lake City, Utah. Smart was raped daily, tied up, and threatened with death if she attempted to escape.[6] She was rescued by police officers nine months later on March 12, 2003, on a public street in Sandy, Utah, 18 miles from her home, following the help of two witnesses who recognized abductors Brian David Mitchell and Wanda Ileen Barzee from an America's Most Wanted episode. Smart attended Bryant Middle School and East High School in Salt Lake City, and later, in 2006, she enrolled in Brigham Young University, where she earned her Bachelor of Music in harp performance.

How is Elizabeth Smart's Career?

Elizabeth started her child safety activist mission by founding the Elizabeth Smart Foundation in 2011, which aims to support the Internet Crimes Against Children task force and to educate children about violent and sexual crime. The Foundation is in the process of merging with Operation Underground Railroad to combine efforts in the fight against human trafficking. In March 2011, Smart was one of four women awarded the Diane von Furstenberg Award. On July 7, 2011, it was announced that she would be a commentator for ABC News, mainly focusing on missing persons. In July 2012, Smart was honored by Theta Phi Alpha National Fraternity with the Siena Medal award. In February 2014, Smart testified before the Utah State House of Representatives in favor of HB 286, a bill that would create an optional curriculum for use in Utah schools to provide training on child sexual abuse prevention. In early 2015, Smart was featured in a video produced by Faith Counts in which she explains how her religious belief sustained her through her ordeal and helped her heal.

In September 2016, Smart was a correspondent with true-crime show Crime Watch Daily. In October 2013, My Story, a memoir of Smart's adduction experience and formation of the Elizabeth Smart Foundation written with Chris Stewart, was published by St. Martin's Press. A television movie, The Elizabeth Smart Story, was made in 2003, in 2017 on the 15th anniversary of her abduction, Lifetime aired the made-for-TV film titled I Am Elizabeth Smart, narrated and produced by Smart. In 2018, Smart published Where There's Hope: Healing, Moving Forward, and Never Giving Up with St. Martin's Press. Her abduction and rescue were widely reported and were the subject of a made-for-TV movie, titled The Elizabeth Smart Story, and non-fiction books. 

What are Elizabeth Smart's Achievements?

In July 2012, Smart was honored by Theta Phi Alpha National Fraternity with the Siena Medal award. Smart founded the Elizabeth Smart Foundation in 2011, which aims to support the Internet Crimes Against Children task force and to educate children about violent and sexual crime. The Foundation is in the process of merging with Operation Underground Railroad to combine efforts in the fight against human trafficking

What is Elizabeth Smart's Net Worth?

Elizabeth's net worth is estimated to be $1.7 million. She garners her net income from her activist career and the job of a contributor to ABC news. Information regarding her houses, cars, businesses and their worths are not still under review.

How is Elizabeth Smart's Personal Life?

In the year 2009, Elizabeth Shifted to Paris for her Mormon missionary trip. It was in Paris that she met fellow missionary Matthew Gilmour, a native of Scotland. The two married in Hawaii in February 2012 and went on to have three children with her husband Matthew Gilmour: a daughter Chloe Gilmour (b. February 2015),  a son James Gilmour (b. April 2, 2017) and a daughter Olivia Gilmour (b. November 2018). 

How Tall is Elizabeth Smart?

Elizabeth has got a sexy figure with a height of 1.68 m and a balanced weight of 48 Kg. Her bra size is 33B. She got an eye color of Blue and hair color of Blonde. Other dimensions of Elizabeth is still not available. She has a straight sexual orientation. 

Elizabeth Smart is active on social media mostly on her official Foundation profiles. Till now, She has more than 13.8K followers on her official foundation Twitter account with id @ElizSmart.In addition, She has over 157.8K followers on Instagram that goes by id @elizabeth_smart_official. She has a facebook profile with id @ElizabethSmartFoundation where she has over 25.8k supporters.

Facts to be known about Elizabeth Smart:

  1. On June 5, 2002, Smart was 14 years old when she was abducted at knifepoint from her bedroom in her family's house in Salt Lake City, Utah. Smart was raped daily, tied up, and threatened with death if she attempted to escape] She was rescued by police officers nine months later on March 12, 2003, on a public street in Sandy, Utah, 18 miles from her home, following the help of two witnesses who recognized abductors Brian David Mitchell  and Wanda Ileen Barzee from an America's Most Wanted episode.
  2. Favorite movie is The Trouble with Angels (1966).
  3. Sister of Andrew Smart, Mary Katherine Smart, William Smart, Charles Smart, and Edward Smart.
  4. The American activist is the founder of the Elizabeth Smart Foundation, which was launched in 2011, to provide resources and trauma support for families and victims and empower children as well.
  5. Smart released a memoir entitled: “My Story” in October 2013. The narrative centers on her horrific ordeals in the hands of the former Mormon religious fanatic Brian David Mitchell.
  6. Apart from leading the foundation, Smart is a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Paris.
  7. Smart went to Paris on November 11, 2009, for missionary work and she returned home to Utah in early 2011.