Since 2010, NCIS: Los Angeles’ fans have been watching Renée Felice Smith play the sweet and smart character named Nell Jones. On the show, Nell’s character illustrates the old saying: “Looks can be deceiving.”
While she looks sweet and fragile on the outside, she has been put into several situations that have proven how tough and how much of a warrior that she truly is on the inside.
It is because of Smith’s ingenious portrayal of this character that fans feel as if they are able to relate to Nell Jones and it has helped many to recognize just how talented Smith really is.
While we all know that Renée Felice Smith has had a successful career on NCIS: Los Angeles, many fans don’t know anything else about her. Keep reading to learn more about Smith’s career and her net worth.
When did Renée Felice Smith start acting?
Smith was born on January 16, 1985 and was raised in New York. From the time that Smith was a little girl, she knew that she wanted to be in the entertainment industry. When she was just six years old, she got her first acting job in a Dannon yogurt commercial.
After graduating high school, Smith attended the Tisch School of the Arts in New York and had majored in journalism and drama. Even while she was in school, she had a passion for acting and had joined a local theater group.
After working with the theater group for a little while, Smith had landed a prominent role in a sitcom called Wyoming. Unfortunately, the show was never picked up by a network and there were no other episodes made after the pilot episode.
What TV shows and movies has Renée Felice Smith appeared in?
Smith got her first big break in the entertainment industry when she was cast to play the part of Nell Jones on NCIS: Los Angeles in 2010. Originally, the writers had the character of Nell Jones only appearing in a few different episodes of the show. However, they were so impressed with Smith’s talented acting skills that they were soon rewriting the script to include her character as a regular on the show
In addition to NCIS, Smith has also appeared in an episode of Always Sunny in Philadelphia. And she has had some prominent roles in a few different movies including Detachment, and The Relationtrip, which she co-directed with C.A. Gabriel. Smith was also the star and executive producer of a short film entitled Baby.
Although the list of TV shows and movies that she has appeared in may not be that extensive yet, she has is already making an impact in the entertainment industry and has been recognized on several different occasions for her talent.
Most recently, Smith was presented with the SET Award for her outstanding portrayal of a female character in technology. Her short film, Baby, was also nominated at the Dallas International Film Festival and the Nashville Film Festival for the Grand Jury Prize of a Narrative Feature.
What is Renée Felice Smith’s net worth?
Not only is Smith a talented actress, but she is also an avid animal lover. In 2012, Smith co-created a children’s book series about her French Bulldog named Hugo. She has also directed a public service announcement to help bring the Mutt-i-gree Curriculum into schools to help communities learn about the importance of pet adoption.
It is fair to say that with all of the projects that Smith has participated in during her career, she has been staying pretty busy. And because of her many career paths, she has actually accumulated a pretty impressive net worth.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Smith has a net worth of around $4 million