Yeardley Smith

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Yeardley Smith

Yeardley Smith

Who is Yeardley Smith?

Yeardley Smith is an American actress, writer, and podcaster. Yeardley Smith is best known for her role as Lisa Simpson’s voice on the animated television series The Simpsons. She has also appeared in films such as Maximum Overdrive and The Chaperone.

Early Life and Childhood

Yeardley Smith was born in Paris, France, on July 3, 1964. Yeardley is 57 years old and has her birthday every year on July 3.

She was born in Paris but raised in the United States of America after his father, Joseph, was transferred to Washington to work as the obituary editor at The Washington Post.

Her mother, Martha Mayor, worked as a paper conservator for the Smithsonian Institution’s Freer and Sackler Galleries.

Education Details

Yeardley Smith graduated from a local Maret High School while growing up in Washington, D.C. The status of her studies is currently being reviewed and will be updated soon.

Professional Career

Smith is a podcaster who has been hosting Small Town Dicks since its inception in 2017. It is a weekly true-crime podcast that investigates crime in small towns across the United States.

She co-hosted the podcast with Zibby Allen until March 2019, when they filed lawsuits against each other. She currently hosts the show alongside identical twin detectives Dan and Dave.

Her podcast has over 150 episodes and a rating of 4.7.

Yeardley began acting in the sixth grade, so it’s no surprise that she’s appeared in over ten films.

Yeardley Smith
Yeardley Smith in one of her acting scenes. Source: cheddar

Maximum Overdrive is a 98-minute American comedy horror film that was released on July 25, 1986. Stephen King directed and wrote the film.

The stories revolve around previously inanimate machines that come to life after Earth passes through the tail of a comet. Yeardley plays Connie, who is newly married to Curt Stop in the comedy horror film.

The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom that has aired on Fox since December 17, 1989. Matt Groening created the sitcom.

As of now, it has aired 33 seasons and 721 episodes, each lasting approximately 23 minutes. Yeardley is a main cast member in the sitcom who plays Lisa Simpson’s voice.

She is also an author, having released her first book, I, Lorelei, on January 27, 2009. It is a children’s book with 339 pages.

The story revolves around Lorelei Connelly, an eleven-year-old girl. Lorelei keeps a journal for her deceased cat Mud, in which she chronicles her daily life as a sixth-grader.

Net Worth and Salary

Yeardley Smith has an estimated net worth of $16 million.

Relationship Status

Yeardley Smith is a divorcee who has had two failed marriages. She was previously married to English-Canadian actor Christopher Grove.

The couple was married for two years before officially divorcing in 1992. She married her second husband, Daniel Erickson, a decade later.

On May 21, 2006, she filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences.

She is currently engaged to Detective Dan, whom she met while serving as her personal bodyguard at a Simpsons event. Since 2019, the couple has been engaged.

Detective Dan is currently a co-host on her podcast, Small Town Dicks.

Body Measurements

She is a woman of average height. Yeardley is 5 feet 4 inches tall (approx. 1.62 m).

Social Media

Her Twitter handle is @yeardleysmith.

Her Instagram handle is @yeardley_smith.

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  • She was born on July 3, 1964, in Paris, France, to loving and supportive parents.
  • Smith has an estimated net worth of $16 million.
  • Yeardley is 5 feet 4 inches tall (approx. 1.62 m).
  • She graduated from a local Maret High School.
  • She was previously married to English-Canadian actor Christopher Grove.