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Cause of Barbara Smits Death: Net Worth, Age, Bio, Husband, Children

Cause of Barbara Smits Death: Net Worth, Age, Bio, Husband, Children

Facts of Barbara Smits

Full Name:Barbara Smits
Birth Date:November 27, 1955
Age:68 years
Death Date:April 16, 2020
Profession:Celebrity Ex-Wife
Country:United States
DivorceJimmy Smits
Net Worth$1 Million
KidsTaina Smits, Joaquin Smits
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Barbara Smits was famous for being the ex-wife of Jimmy Smits who is an American actor and Emmy Award-winning actor.

When was Barbara Smits born?

On November 27, 1955, Barbara Smits was born somewhere in the United States of America. By nationality, she holds American citizenship and was of Afro-American ethnic background.

Late Barbara Smits in a frame
Caption: Late Barbara Smits in a frame (Photo: Married Celeb)

Also, we are not sure as she is the only daughter in the family or has any siblings. Regarding her education and qualifications, she had completed her education and graduate from the university in her hometown.

What was the Reason behind the Death of Barbara Smits?

Barbara Smits was not a healthy person. She had a lung disease that gave her a hard time to breath. She was a patient with pneumonia. Smits suffers from this disease for a long period of time.

Doctors found out there was an impediment to her pneumonia after several medical tests. Also, this disease was not curable. Then on 16th April 2010, she died due to pneumonia. At that time she was at the age of 54.

Who was the Husband of Barbara Smits?

Well, Barbara Smits was a happily married woman. She got married to her long-term boyfriend Jimmy Smits. By profession, he is an American actor. Both of them were college sweethearts. Both of them graduated from the same university. In the year 1969, the couple exchanges their ring and got engaged. Then they exchanged their marriage vows in the year 1981.

Late Barbara Smiths with her ex-husband Jimmy Smits
Caption: Late Barbara Smiths with her ex-husband Jimmy Smits (Photo:

Their marriage was held in front of their parents, relatives, and friends. Similarly, from their marriage, the couple became the parents of two children (son and daughter). Taina Smits is the name of their beautiful daughter who was born in the year 1973. Joaquin Smits is the name of their son who was born in the year 1983. But their relationship did not long last.

After seven years of their marriage, they decided to end it. In the year 1987, the couple signed a divorce paper. Then both of them moved in their own way.

Millions of Calculated Nte Worth

Barbara Smits used to earn a good amount of money from her professional career as an employee at Cornell Cooperative Extension-New York City. She had an estimated net worth of $1 million at the time of her death.

Barbara’s ex-husband Jimmy Smits has a whopping amount of net worth. It seems that he has collected a decent sum of money from the entertainment industry. According to the celebrity’s net worth, he has an estimated net worth of around $15 million. Also, he earns around $150 thousand per episode.

Jimmy Smits sitting inside the car
Caption: Jimmy Smits sitting inside the car (Photo: The Edge)

The main source of his income is his successful long-term career as an American actor. From his career, he has gained a name along with a good fortune of money. As of now, he is living a happy and luxurious life from the money he gains from his career.

Jimmy Smits Career Journey

  • Jimmy Smits began his career journey in the field of acting.
  • In the year 1984, he played the iconic character of Eddie Rivera in the two-hour series premiere of Miami Vice.
  • After that, he portrayed the role of Victor Sifuentes in the first five seasons of the NBC television Steven Bochco legal drama L.A. Law.

    Jimmy Smits photo in the poster
    Caption: Jimmy Smits photo in the poster (Photo: Amazon)
  • From the year 1994 to 1998 Jimmy was seen on the ABC television program NYPD Blue.
  • Similarly, from that series, he got many Emmy nominations for his performance.
  • After that, he has reunited with his former co-star Dennis Franz at the 2016 Emmy Awards presentation.
  • From his career, he won the ALMA award twice.