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About Barbara Smits - Late Former Wife of Jimmy Smits

sajju Published On Sat May 22 2021   Modified On Sat May 22 2021
About Barbara Smits - Late Former Wife of Jimmy Smits

Barbara Smits (27th November 1955 - 16th April 2010) was the late ex-wife of the famous American award-winning actor, Jimmy Smits who passed away due to pneumonia and lung disease at the age of 54.

She shared two kids with Jimmy, Taina Smits, and Joaquin Smits. Both of them were graduates of Thomas Jefferson High School. The former couple stayed together after marriage for more than 6 years. 

Married life with Mr. Smits:

Barbara Smits was married to her high school lover, Jimmy Smits in 1981. Jimmy is an American actor by profession. The lovebirds met in high school and began dating in 1969. They shared two adorable children: Taina Smits (1975), and Joaquin Smits (1983). 

Barbara Smits' daughter, Tiana Smits Source: Twitter

The formal couple couldn't continue their marriage and they separated in 1987. Currently, he is married to his wife, Wanda De Jesus, an American actress since 1986 and they are living together in Los Angeles.

Professional Life & Career:

Smits rose to fame as the ex-wife of American actor, Jimmy Smits. She never revealed any information about her profession. On the other hand, Mr. Smits is famous for his role as attorney Victor Sifuentes in the TV film, L.A. Law (1986-92). 

Jimmy Smits with his wife, Wanda De Jesus at an award event Source: Pinterest

Similarly, he has also won Primetime Emmy Awards (1990), Screen Actors Guild Awards (1995), Golden Globe Awards (1996), Satellite Awards (1998), ALMA Awards (2006), Saturn Awards (2009), and many more.

Net Worth Before Death:

As we don't know much about her career, work, and profession, it is difficult to calculate and evaluate her estimated net worth, salary, and earnings. Meanwhile, the award-winning actor Barbara Smits had a whopping net worth of $15 million before death.

Barbara's Death:

Because Taina's mother was a pneumonia patient, she had a hard time breathing. According to the doctors, this lung disease was not possible to be cured. Sadly, on 16th April 2010, she passed away at the age of 54.

About Barbara Smits:

Barbara Smits was born on 27th November 1955 somewhere in the cities of the United States of America. However, the information about her parents and siblings is unknown. Talking about her education, she attended Thomas Jefferson High School. 

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