Yeardley Smith is an American actress, voice actress, writer, and artist. She has voiced the character of Lisa Simpson in the long-running Fox animated sitcom The Simpsons since 1989 and won a Primetime Emmy Award in 1992 for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance for the role.
Here is what you should know about Yeardley Smith:
Yeardley Smith was born Martha Maria Yeardley Smith on July 3, 1964, in Paris, France, to Joseph Smith and Martha Mayor.
She is 56 years old at the time of this writing and stands at 5 feet 3 inches (1.6 meters).
Yeardley Smith started performing on-stage following her graduation from drama school. She appeared in several Broadway and off-Broadway plays.
She made her on-screen acting debut in 1984 and her feature film debut in 1985's Heaven Help Us.
Yeardley Smith is perhaps most known as the voice of Lisa Simpson, the daughter of the Simpson family, in the Fox animated sitcom The Simpsons.
Smith has been a regular on the long-running series since its inception in 1989. Besides Lisa, Smith also voices Grandma Flanders and various other smaller characters. For her voice performance, Smith won the 1992 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance.
Besides that, Smith has appeared in movies like The Legend of Billie Jean, Maximum Overdrive, As Good as It Gets, The Chaperone, New Year's Eve, and Spork.
She has also had appearances in TV series like Sesame Street, Rugrats, Mad Men, The Big Bang Theory, Hot in Cleveland, Revenge, Family Guy, The Mindy Project, Fresh Off the Boat, and Mom.
Since 2017, Smith has co-hosted the Small Town Dicks podcast with Zibby Allen.
Yeardley Smith has been married twice in her life, both marriages ending in divorce.
Her first husband, Christopher Grove, is a Canadian-American actor, with whom she was married from 1990 to 1992.
She was married to her second husband, Daniel Erickson, from May 18, 2002, to September 8, 2008.
She does not have any children as of yet.
According to celebritynetworth.com, Yeardley Smith has a net worth of $85 million as of March 2021.
The bulk of her wealth comes from her long-running role in the Fox animated sitcom, The Simpsons, for which she reportedly earns $300 thousand per episode.
Considering there are about two dozen episodes per season, she makes around $7 million each season.