Shawnee Smith is an American film and television actress and singer. She is best known for her role as Meg Penny in The Blob (1988), Amanda Young in the SAW films and as Linda in the CBS sitcom Becker. she has done numerous movies and TV shows till date. She still gets recognized by fans as Meg Penny from The Blob and she loves it.
Smith was a band member of an American desert country-rock band Smith & Pyle along with actress Missi Pyle. Smith &Pyle digitally released their debut album, ‘It’s OK to be Happy,’ in July 2008. Talking about her musical career, there is no way that we are missing out her punk-rock band ‘Fydolla Ho’. Smith along with Metallica bassist Robert Trujilo and Skindred, vocalist Benji webbe formed Fydolla as a small recording project. The band went on to release the full album, along with two EPs, and tour the US and UK before officially splitting up in 2004. Smith was featured in Maxim magazine in June 2001.
How about getting a little personal now! Shawnee Smith has been married in the past, twice actually. Her first marriage was with photographer Jason Reposar. She and her Ex-husband eloped in 1998 while on vacation in Scotland due to the inability to organize a wedding. They have a beautiful daughter from their marriage. Smith was pregnant with her daughter throughout the first season of Becker. She gave birth to Verve in 1999; her daughter will turn 17 this year. She got a divorce from her first husband Reposar in 2003. The song ‘sugar’, performed by Smith & Pyle was written by Smith after her divorce from Reposar, which she describes as her break-up song.
Her marriage with musician Kai Mattoon in 2005 became one of the short-lived marriages, breaking the couple apart within a year from their wedding. She has a son from her marriage with Kai Mattoon, Jakson who was born in the year 2005. She was 4 months pregnant with her son Jakson during the filming of Saw II.
Smith did not get married after her second divorce, but she has a son born in March 2010. She is a mother of three children. She home schools her kids. She has not disclosed who she is currently dating.
Recently news broke out in the American Sun-times which reported, ‘Shawnee Smith and boyfriend to be shopping for engagement rings.’ It was also reported that ‘the couple was seen closely eying some pricey bling in a couple of major jewelry stores- especially major Diamond baubles that could only be described as the kind usually slipped on a woman’s left-hand ring finger.’ The story was however updated as a false story on 05/04/2016.
Shawnee Smith has an estimated net worth of around $3 million which is not verified by official sources.