Lois Smart (Elizabeth Smart Mom), Today, Ed, 2022, and Net Worth

Lois Smart Bio | Wiki

Lois Smart is a popular American Author who is famously known as the mother of Elizabeth Smart, a child safety activist, and commentator for ABC News. She penned a book with her husband in 2003. It was titled, Bringing Elizabeth Home: A Journey of Faith and Hope. As per People Magazine, the book describes how their 9-year-old daughter told them. She served as an educator and district art specialist for Jordan School District in Sandy, Utah.

Lois Smart Age

Lois was born on May 31, 1957, in Salt Lake City, Utah, in the United States. She is 67 years old. Lois celebrates her birthday on May 31, every year.

Lois Smart Height

She is a woman of average stature. Lois stands at a height of 5 ft 5 in ( Approx. 1.65m ).

Lois Smart Family

She was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, the daughter of Myron Francom, and Jenny Francom. She holds American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.

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Ed And Lois Smart | Husband

Lois was previously married to Ed Smart a writer. Ed serves on the board of many non-profit agencies such as the National Child ID program and the I Keep Safe program from the Governors; Spouses Coalition for Internet Safety. The two tied the knot and shared vows back in 1986. Lois and her ex-husband Ed have six children, Charles, Elizabeth, Andrew, Mary Katherine, Edward, and William, per her author’s biography. Lois and Ed separated after he announced he was gay, and they officially divorced in December 2019.

Her daughter Elizabeth attended Bryant Middle School and East High School in Salt Lake City. She later enrolled in Brigham Young University, where she earned her Bachelor of Music in harp performance. On June 5, 2002, 14-year-old Elizabeth was abducted at knifepoint from her bedroom in her family’s house in Salt Lake City, Utah. For the next nine months, Elizabeth was raped daily, tied up, and threatened with death if she attempted to escape. Elizabeth was rescued by police officers on March 12, 2003, on a public street in Sandy, Utah, 18 miles (29 km) from her home.

Two witnesses known as abductors Brian David Mitchell and Wanda Ileen Barzee from an America’s Most Wanted episode. In 2023, Elizabeth was the executive producer of the Lifetime movie The Girl Who Escaped: The Kara Robinson Story as part of its “Ripped From the Headlines” which detailed the abduction of Kara Robinson at the hands of Richard Evonitz. Elizabeth was later the executive producer of Abducted By My Teacher: The Elizabeth Thomas Story as part of its “Ripped From the Headlines” feature film which detailed the Kidnapping of Elizabeth Thomas.

Lois Smart Education

She earned her Master’s degree from The University of Utah in Children’s Literature.

Lois Smart Occupation

She is the author of the book   ‘Bringing Elizabeth Home: A Journey of Faith and Hope’. Moreover, Lois has also supported her daughter’s child safety activist campaign. Likewise, Lois was also a contributor to her husband’s business back in the day. Overall, Lois has not established her specific career but has made a decent living.

Lois Smart Today

She is now divorced from Ed Smart who she married in 1986. The two officially finalized their divorce in 2019 after 34 years of marriage.

Lois Smart 2022

In 2022, Lois’ daughter Elizabeth was the executive producer of the Lifetime movie Stolen by Their Father as part of its “Ripped From the Headlines”.

Lois Smart Interview

She said in an interview earlier in November 2022 “It would be very easy for me to stay in bed, never leave.”

Lois Smart Net Worth

Lois gets her wealth from her work as an author. Therefore, Lois has accumulated a decent fortune over the years. Loise’s net worth is $1 million.

Is Lois Smart In A Relationship

No, Lois was married to her husband Ed but they divorced in 2019. Since then, Lois has not been in any romantic relationship.

Where Dos Lois Smart Live

She resides in the Federal Heights neighborhood of Salt Lake City.

Who Is Lois Smart

She is the mother of Elizabeth Smart who gained national attention at age 14 when she was abducted from her home in Salt Lake City by Brian David Mitchell. Mitchell and his wife, Wanda Barzee, held Elizabeth captive for nine months until she was rescued by police officers on a street in Sandy, Utah. She has since gone on to work as an activist and advocate for missing persons.