Afton Smith is the name of an American actress from New York. Smith rose to fame as being the ex-wife of Brendan Fraser, who was among the big names in Hollywood in the late 90s with his appearance in movies like Airheads, Still Breathing, Encino Man, and The Mummy series.
Afton was born and raised in Northport, Long Island, New York. As per wiki, he celebrates his birthday on December 3 and was born in 1967, which makes his age 53 this year.
Afton did her elementary schooling study from an unspecified local high school in Los Angeles, from where she matriculated in 1985. Later she went to Upper Canada College, where she graduated with an unspecified degree in 1989. Smith’s nickname is Afton Fraser.
Afton, who stands at a height of 1.7 meters.
In 1987, she made her 1st appearance on-screen as Kim in the crime drama film by Marek Kanievska entitled Less Than Zero. In the same year, she appeared as a girl in the disco in Once Again.
After that, she featured two films in the same year after 4 years. First as Marti in Pyrates, and then Leona Threadgoode in Fried Green Tomatoes. She appeared in the most popular role as Janine in the comedy-drama romance film by Ben Stiller entitled Reality Bites in 1994. In the film, she shared the stage with Winona Ryder.
After one year, she made her TV series debut as a great looking woman in a single episode of Pig Sty entitled Party!!! In the following, she played the role of Becky in A Reason to Believe and her last credited role was as Ursula’s friend in the action-adventure comedy film by Sam Weisman entitled George of the Jungle in 1997. Afton last appeared in the movie, Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star for an uncredited role in 2003.
There is no doubt that Afton gathered a handsome net worth from her career in acting. Reportedly, Smith collected the revenue appearing on the American live-action film, George of the Jungle, which has a box office collection of $174.4 million out of budget $55 million.
Moreover, she also collected the fortune appearing in movies like Reality Bites, and Fried Green Tomatoes. According to the source, it has been estimated that Smith’s net worth is as high as $3 million.
Talking about her personal life, Afton is a married woman. She married to Brendan Fraser in an intimate wedding ceremony, which was held on 27 September 1998 at the Bel Air Hotel in Los Angeles. The couple 1st met at a barbecue party thrown by actress Winona Ryder in her backyard. Since that night they started dating and over the next four years before becoming in October 1997. After that, the pairs welcomed their first child, a son named Griffin Arthur Fraser on 17 September 2002 Later in 2004 another son, Holden Fletcher, and in 2006, the couple welcomed their third son Leland Francis.
After a continuing relationship for almost one decade, Fraser’s publicist announced that Brendan and Afton were getting a divorce. In 2009, their divorce was later finalized. Also, as per the court order, she was awarded $900,000 of annual alimony. As per the settlement, he is liable for $50,000 of monthly alimony and $300,000 in annual child support. However, Brendan appealed to the court to reduce the alimony and child support payments in 2013, asserting the reason that he was unable to meet the annual obligation of $900,000. He requested to reduce his $50,000 of spousal support. And in response, Smith accused Brendan of hiding his financial assets.
- She was educated in Los Angeles, California area.
- In 1987, Afton broke into acting with the role of Kim in the crime-drama film Less Than Zero.
- Smith made her TV series debut as a great looking woman in a single episode of Pig Styentitled Party!!!
- Afton did publish a book around the beginning of November in 2004, entitled Hollywood Picks the Classics: A Guide for the Beginner and the Aficionado.
- Smith met Brendan Fraser through their common acquaintance Winona Ryder, at a barbecue which she hosted on 4th July 1993.
- Over the next four years before becoming engaged in October 1997.
- In 2003, She last appeared as Afton Smith in Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star.