Samantha A. ‘Sam’ Smith was born on November 4, 1969, in Sacramento, California, USA – her zodiac sign is Scorpio, and she is of American descent. She is a former model and actress best known for her portrayal of Mary Winchester in the fantasy horror drama series “Supernatural,” which aired from 2005 to 2020 and starred Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, and Jim Beaver – the story follows two brothers who battle supernatural creatures living on Earth. The show received 37 accolades and was nominated for 121 more, including three Primetime Emmys.
The net worth of Samantha Smith
Her net worth is projected to be more than $19 million as of September 2020.
Early Life and education
Samantha was reared as an only child in Sacramento by her father, a lawyer, and mother, an insurance agent, who encouraged her to focus on her studies and acquire a college degree.
Samantha grew interested in modelling when in elementary school, and in high school, she participated in several sports and adhered to a strict diet in order to prepare for a future as a model. She enrolled in 1987 and then relocated to Los Angeles to attend the University of California, Los Angeles. Samantha was recognized by an acting scout after starring in her first advertisements, one of which was screened at a Super Bowl, and she got to launch her acting career, dropping out of college as soon as she scored her first role.
Samantha has been recognized with over 50 parts in films and television shows, and we will highlight some of her most significant performances in this article.
She made her film debut in 1996 when she played The Former Girlfriend in Cameron Crowe’s romantic comedy sports film “Jerry Maguire,” which starred Tom Cruise and Cuba Gooding Jr. – the story follows a sports agent who is fired from his job and then begins working independently with his only remaining athlete. The film was a major success, winning 26 accolades, including an Oscar, and being nominated for 41 more.
Samantha played Juliet in the comedy “The Truth About Juliet,” which follows the lives of four friends living in Los Angeles, in 1998, and a supporting part in the critically praised science-fiction comedy “What Planet Are You From?” the following year.
In 2002, she appeared as a waitress in the supernatural fantasy “Dragonfly,” and in 2007, she starred as Sarah Lennox in Steven Spielberg’s action-adventure science fiction film “Transformers,” alongside Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox, and was a huge success, winning 20 awards and being nominated for 44 others, including three Oscars.
Samantha’s most recent film performances were in the 2010 comedy “The Chosen One,” in which she played Christine, the 2016 thriller “The Devil’s Dolls,” in which she played Amy, and the 2017 supernatural horror “Stephanie,” starring Frank Grillo and Anna Torv.
Characters in TV shows
Samantha made her television debut in 1996 when she was invited to guest star as Hallie in the critically acclaimed comedy “Seinfeld,” starring Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Michael Richards, and about a stand-up comedian and his best friends who live together in New York City – the series was a hit, winning 74 awards, including three Golden Globes, while it was n
Samantha appeared in a number of programs in single episodes, including the comedy “Wings” and the action drama “The Pretender” in 1997, as well as the crime drama “Silk Stalkings” in 1998.
She went on to play Monica in two episodes of the sitcom “Caroline in the City,” about Caroline Duffy, a cartoonist living in Manhattan, and as Jen in the episode “The One with Rachel’s Inadvertent Kiss” of the award-winning sitcom “Friends” in 1999. Samantha then appeared in five episodes of the comedy series “Two of a Kind,” about a single father raising his twin daughters Ashley and Mary-Kate, and in the years that followed, she appeared in only single episodes of several series, including the teen drama “Time of Your Life,” the sitcom “The Weber Show” in 2000, and the science-fiction drama “Dark Angel.”
Samantha played Karen Caulfield in an episode of the legal drama “Philly” in 2002, and after guest-starring in three other shows that year, she took a year off before returning in 2004 to a guest role in two police procedural dramas, “The Division” and “NYPD Blue.” She proceeded to appear in single episodes of several shows, including three in 2014: the cyber-themed action-adventure series “Intelligence” as Susan Hawkins, the drama “The Mentalist” in which she played Sylvia Hennigan, and the criminal drama “Rizzoli & Isles” in which she guest featured as Mary Hope.
Samantha met her other half Cory in the early 2000s when they were introduced by a common friend at a café — Samantha was passing by and stopped to say hello to her buddy who was sitting with Cory.
In 2008, the couple married in a private ceremony attended by their closest friends and family – the precise date of the wedding was kept secret, and no members of the media were permitted to attend. Cory is a non-celebrity who prefers to avoid the spotlight, which is why little is known about him. Samantha gave birth to their baby two years after they exchanged vows, and there are claims circulating on the internet that the child is already interested in performing and has appeared in several school plays.
Samantha hasn’t mentioned any other guys she may have dated before marrying Cory, therefore she is married and has one son as of September 2020.
Hobbies and other pursuits
Samantha enjoys nature and normally spends her leisure time in parks, but she occasionally travels to national parks with her husband – she is also interested in gardening and loves flowers.
She is an animal lover, with cats being her favourites, but because her husband enjoys dogs, they have a pet dog, Tulip, who can frequently be seen in the images Samantha has published onto her Instagram account – she is very interested in maintaining this account, which has over 300,000 followers.
She is a philanthropist who has given money to different charitable organisations and has volunteered at a number of charity events.
Samantha has favourite performers and actresses, including the late Robin Williams, Channing Tatum, and Amanda Seyfried, and her favourite films include “Patch Adams,” “Catch Me If You Can,” and “Letters to Juliette.”
Samantha is 50 years old. She has long blonde hair and blue eyes, is 5ft 8ins (1.73m) tall, and weighs approximately 135lbs (61kgs).