Ilan Mitchell-Smith Net Worth

Ilan Mitchell-Smith Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

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Ilan Mitchell-Smith Wiki Biography

Ilan Mitchell-Smith was born on 29 June 1969, in New York City, USA, and is a former actor and academic, best known for being one of the stars of the 1985 film “Weird Science”. He was active in the entertainment industry from 1983 to 1991. All of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Ilan Mitchell-Smith? As of late-2017, sources estimate a net worth that is at $300,000, earned through success in his various endeavors. He returned briefly to acting in 2012 to appear in the television series “Axe Cop”. As he continues his endeavors, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase.

Ilan Mitchell-Smith Net Worth $300,000

As a child, Ilan studied ballet, and developed his craft by attending the School of American Ballet on a scholarship. While studying there, he was discovered by a casting director, and was then cast in his first role in the film “Daniel”, playing the younger version of the main character; his film career had started, and more acting roles would soon come for him, with his net worth also starting to increase thanks to these opportunities. In 1984, he was cast as the star of the film “The Wild Life”, and the following year he played Wyatt Donnelly in the film “Weird Science”, which was directed by John Hughes, a film about two nerds who try to create their own woman due to their frustration in finding girlfriends. Over the years, Ilan took more roles, appearing in “Superboy” and “The Chocolate War”. He was also cast in 1989’s “Journey to the Center of the Earth” and “Identity Crisis”. After not finding much further success in acting, he then decided to end his acting career, making his final appearance in “Silk Stalkings”.

Mitchell-Smith then attended UC Davis, and would complete a degree in Medieval Studies, continuing to pursue the subject, getting an MA in medieval studies from Fordham University, and then attended Texas A&M to complete his doctorate. Afterwards, he worked as a professor at Angelo State University for several years, and his net worth continued to grow, as he then moved to California State University where he works as an associate professor.

He is also known for his written works, notably publishing material on medieval culture and the later Middle Ages. In 2012, he returned briefly to acting, specifically voice acting for two episodes of “Axe Cop”.

Ilan is also known for publishing the highly popular tabletop game “Dungeons & Dragons”. He is also a staff writer for Talk War-gaming, and writes for Forces of Geek in a column entitled “Playing the Nerd”. He is very active in the tabletop industry, and organizes events in Southern California. He has also worked with several independent game producers.

For his personal life, it is known that Ilan married Susannah Demaree in 1995; the couple met while at Santa Monica College, and they have two children.

Full NameIlan Mitchell-Smith
Net Worth$300,000
Date Of BirthJune 29, 1969
Place Of BirthNew York City, New York, USA
EducationTexas A&M University
SpouseSusannah Demaree
ChildrenEloise Smith, Asher Smith
SiblingsNatania Smith
MoviesJourney to the Center of the Earth, Identity Crisis, The Chocolate War, Weird Science, The Wild Life, Daniel
TV ShowsSuperboy
Weird Science (1985)$150,000
1"Choosing to do something I love, even if it's about knights and chivalry, is a valid choice. I'm happy doing what I'm doing." (on leaving acting to pursue a career in academia).
1Long Beach, California, USA: Assistant Professor in the English department at California State University, Long Beach (specializing in Medieval English Literature). [September 2009]
2Is now a Professor of History at Texas A&M University. Does not like having his picture taken so students will not recognize him as"Wyatt". [2000]
3Studying for a doctorate in medieval studies, Texas A&M University, where he also teaches freshman composition. [1998]
4He is now an Assistant Professor of English at Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas. [January 2008]
5Assistant Professor of English at Angelo State University. [April 2007]
6Is now a Lecturer in the English Department at Texas A&M University. Has done extensive study and lecturing in the role of gender in medieval romances. Does not like having his picture taken so students will not recognize him as "Wyatt". [July 2005]
7Moved to Texas in 1998.
8Met his wife at Santa Monica Junior College.
9His mother is a psychotherapist based in Hawaii, his father is an art history professor in Massachusetts, and his sister, Natania, is an artist living in England.
10When he and his wife, Susannah, were dating, he never told her of his previous acting career. But he confessed after finding out that, coincidentally, one of her favorite movies was The Chocolate War (1988), which Ilan had starred in.
11In addition to his education at Texas A&M, he also holds a B.A. in medieval studies from University of California at Davis and an M.A. from Fordham University in New York.
12Daughter, Eloise, born 1998.
13Son, Asher, born 2000.


Silk Stalkings1991TV SeriesGabriel Evans
Superboy1989-1991TV SeriesAndy McAlister
Identity Crisis1989Sebastian
The Chocolate War1988Jerry Renault
Journey to the Center of the Earth1988Bryan
The Equalizer1985TV SeriesAnthony Ganucci
Weird Science1985Wyatt Donnelly
The Wild Life1984Jim Conrad
How to Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days1983TV MovieMilo Crimpley
Daniel1983Young Daniel (as Ilan M. Mitchell-Smith)


On the Pool Patio with Ilya Salkind2011Documentary thanks


Don't You Forget About Me2009Video documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Interview-Director Keith Gordon Discusses 'The Chocolate War'2007DocumentaryHimself
Retrosexual: The 80's2004TV Mini-Series documentary

Nominated Awards

1986Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Performance by a Younger ActorWeird Science (1985)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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