Elizabeth Ann Smart (born November 3, 1987) is an American Child Safety Activist, Journalist, Contributor to ABC News, and Harpist from Salt Lake City, Utah. At the age of 14, she was kidnapped and abducted by Brian David Mitchell and his wife Wanda Barzee.
Furthermore, the 30-year-old activist’s kidnapping happened on 5 June 2002 from her home in Federal Heights. Smart younger sister “Mary Katherine” pretended to be asleep when Elizabeth kidnapped on the knifepoint.
Later, she was held captive by her kidnapper in Salt Lake City and later in San Diego County, California. The abduction lasted for nine months before she was found in Sandy, Utah. Moreover, Mitchell raped her repeatedly during her abduction and kept her in the woods.
Brian called himself a religious preacher. Smart also accompanied them on various public occasions. But she covered with white gown type dress and her face was always covered with white cloth.
On March 12, 2003, Mitchell and his wife recognized by a couple as they had seen his picture on the TV. Later, Elizabeth also recognized by the police and kidnappers arrested. Moreover, the criminals are currently serving in the prison.
But recently one of her abductors, Wanda Barzee (now 72 years) will be releasing on September 19, 2018. She wasn’t expected to be released another 5 years. But the Utah parole board’s decision is to release her.
Elizabeth Smart Biography, Age, Parents & Early Life
How old is the American Activist? She was born on 3rd November 1987 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Therefore, her age is Thirty (30) years old as of 2018. Her father name is “Edward Smart”. Elizabeth is very close to her mother “Lois Smart“.
Furthermore, she also has four brothers Charles Smart, William Smart, Andrew Smart, and Edward Smart. The 30-year-old journalist also has a younger sister “Mary Katherine”.
She attended Bryant Middle School and East High School for her school education. Later, the journalist went to Brigham Young University for her graduation.
Personal Affairs, Boyfriend, Husband & Children
She has married her long-term college boyfriend in 2012. The name of Elizabeth Smart’s husband is “Matthew Gilmour“. They share a son “James Gilmour” and daughter “Chloe Gilmour” together.
Elizabeth Smart Wikipedia, Age, Parents, Height, Kidnapping Story, Spouse, Siblings & Details
|Personal Life Information|
|Full Birth Name||Elizabeth Ann Smart.|
|Working As||1. Child Safety Activist.|
2. Contributor to ABC News.
|Age||Thirty (30) years old (As of 2018).|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||3rd November 1987.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.|
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Scorpio.|
|Current Residence||Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.|
|Famous for||1. She was abducted at the age of 14 by Brian David Mitchell and his wife Wanda Barzee.|
2. Her kidnapper “Wanda Barzee” going to be released next week from the prison.
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5′ 7″.|
Centimeters: 170 cm.
Meters: 1.7 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 55 Kg.|
Pounds: 120 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||34-27-36.|
|Shoe Size (US)||7.|
|Parents|| Father: Edward Smart.|
Mother: Lois Smart.
|Siblings||Sister: Mary Katherine.|
Brother: 1. Charles Smart.
2. William Smart.
3. Andrew Smart.
4. Edward Smart.
|Famous Relatives||Not Known|
|Elizabeth Smart Husband & Relationship|
|Boyfriend||Name not Available.|
|Husband/Spouse Name||Matthew Gilmour.|
|School||1. Bryant Middle School.|
2. East High School.
|College/ University||Brigham Young University.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Eddie Redmayne.|
Actress: Jennifer Lawrence.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Love to do||Reading and Listening to music.|
|Favorite Food||Italian Food.|
|Elizabeth Smart Net worth|
|Net Asset||Approx. $100,000 USD (As of 2018).|
|Salary Per Episode||Will Update.|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||N.A.|
|Email Address||Will update soon.|
|Official Website||Not Available.|
Facts about Girl Who is Kidnapped at the age of 14
- She received a degree in Bachelor of Music in harp performance.
- The 30-year-old harpist rescued by the police on the public street in Sandy, Utah.
- The couple who recognized Mitchell saw him on the episode of America’s Most Wanted.
- Her story later presented on the silver screen by the title “The Elizabeth Smart Story”.
- On May 19, 2010, her kidnapper “Wanda” sentenced for 15 years in the prison.
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- Moreover, her husband Brian found guilty of kidnapping and sexual assault charges on May 25, 2011.
- Later, he sentenced for 2 life terms in the federal prison.
- Elizabeth founded the “Elizabeth Smart Foundation” in 2011.
- In fact, she awarded “Diane von Furstenberg Award” in March 2011.