Ed Smart (Elizabeth Smart Dad), Partner, Today, and Wedding

Ed Smart Bio | Wiki

Ed Smart is a famous American writer and Elizabeth Smart’s father. He became famous after his daughter Elizabeth Smart, was abducted on June 5th, 2002, and miraculously rescued nine months later. He is also the owner of a real estate and mortgage company based in Salt Lake City.

Ed Smart Age

He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, in the United States on May 18, 1955. Smart is 68 years old and celebrates his birthday every year on May 18.

Ed Smart Height

He is a man of average stature. Smart stands at a height of 5 ft 8 in ( approx. 1.73m ).

Ed Smart Family

He was born to his devoted parents in Salt Lake City, Utah, in the USA. Smart holds American nationality. He is the son of Dr. Charles Rich Smart who died on January 28, 2006, at the age of 79and Dorothea Smart. His father died after battling with Myelodysplastic Syndrome and other recent complications. Dr Charles was a World War II survivor and worked as director of the cancer division of the American College of Surgeons for five years. Moreover, Ed grew up with five siblings Tom, Chris, Angela, Dumke, and David.

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Ed and Lois Smart | Wife | Gets Married | Husband

He was married to his loving wife Lois Smart on December 11, 1984. Lois appeared on To Dine For With Kate Sullivan, Crime Junkie, Elizabeth Smart: Autobiography, and The Dr. Oz Show as Elizabeth Smart’s mother. Lois and Smart are parents of six children Elizabeth Smart, Mary Katherine Smart, Charles Smart, William Smart, Andrew Smart, and Edward Smart.

They are also grandparents of Olivia Gilmour and James Gilmour. Smart and Lois divorced on December 11, 2019. He then came out as gay in a Facebook post.

Ed Smart Partner | Elizabeth Smart Dad Comes Out

He came out as gay in August 2019 and left the Mormon Church. In January 2020, Smart was seen hugging a male companion outside Starbucks in Salt Lake City. In a previous interview, he stated that he was dating.

Ed Smart Elizabeth Smart

He is the father of Elizabeth Smart. Elizabeth is a 36-year-old American child safety activist and commentator for ABC News. She became famous after she was abducted from her home in Salt Lake City by Brian David Mitchell at the age of 14. He was found in March 2003 nine months after in Sandy, Utah 18 miles from her home. Brian David Mitchell and his then Wife Wanda Barzee were arrested and accused of Kidnapping. Brian was sentenced to life imprisonment in 2011 and his wife was sentenced to 15 years. Wanda was later released from prison in September 2018.

Ed Smart Education

He studied at East High and graduated with his high school diploma. Smart then joined George Washington University and graduated with a BBA in Finance and an MBA with an emphasis in Urban Planning.

Ed Smart Today

He works with and serves on the board of several non-profit agencies including, the National Child ID program and the I Keep Safe program from the Governors’ Spouses Coalition for Internet Safety. He is also a member of the State of Utah’s Amber Alert committee. Moreover, he is a frequent guest speaker for Law Enforcement and other agencies.

He is the founder of the Elizabeth Smart Foundation along with his daughter. The firm mostly advocates against child abuse and empowers survivors. Before his daughter Elizabeth was kidnapped, he worked as a mortgage broker in Salt Lake City with his own firm.

Ed Smart Net Worth

He is a writer and a former mortgage broker who has attained decent wealth from his work. His net worth is $7 Million.

Is Ed Smart In A Relationship

He stated in an interview that he was dating someone and was later seen in January 2020 hugging a male companion outside Starbucks in Salt Lake City.

Where Is Ed Smart Today

He is serving on the board of several non-profit agencies like the National Child ID program and the I Keep Safe program from the Governors’ Spouses Coalition for Internet Safety.

What Does Ed Smart Do For A Living

He works as a professional writer.