Biography of Algee Smith
Algee Smith is an American actor and singer who rose to fame playing the role of Chris McKay in the HBO drama series Euphoria. He also gained national recognition playing Ralph Tresvant on a BET Network original series called The New Edition Story. Smith also played the role of Marcus Simms in a 2014 film titled Earth to Echo. His other famous supporting roles are in movies and TV series like Detroit (2017), Judas and the Black Messiah (2021), Let it Shine (2012) and How To Rock (2012) among others.
Smith was born in the suburbs of Saginaw, Michigan but grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. His parents moved to Atlanta when Smith was just eight years old. This is where his passion for acting and music really grew. Algee’s father is also a musician who has influenced Smith’s sound since he was a little boy. As such, he became deeply involved in art and music and even completed his first rap reading and writing at the age of nine. Smith even landed several minor roles in television series while being homeschooled. After high school, Algee moved from Atlanta to Los Angeles, California at the age of twenty to pursue a career in acting and music.
Algee landed his first major role in Disney’s Let It Shine and Earth to Echo in 2012. These particular roles gained him credibility and experience as an actor. He then auditioned for the role of Ralph Tresvan on BET’s The New Edition Story where he showcased his skills as a stunning performer. From there, Smith starred in the acclaimed remake of Algiers Motel Incident titled Detroit. In 2018, he received the NAACP Image Award for his outstanding work on The New Edition Story.
In 2017, Smith managed to release his first EP titled Listen. He also performed a viral Detroit soundtrack called Grow. He got his most controversial and successful role as Chris McKay in HBO’s Euphoria which ran from 2019 to 2022. In 2021, Algee was able to star in movies like Judas & the Black Messiah and MotherAndroid.
Algee Smith Age
How old is Algee Smith? Smith is 29 years old from 2023. She was born to Algee Smith IV on November 7, 1994, at Saginaw, Michigan, but grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. In addition, Algee celebrates his own birthday on November 7 each year. his birth sign is Scorpio.
Height of Algee Smith
Algee is at an approximate height 5 feet 5 inches (1.65m). He weighs too about 66 kg (145 Ibs). Smith’s hair color is black and his eye color is black. Additionally, Smith has been confirmed to have a Mesomorph body type. The rest of his body measurements are still under review.
Algee Smith III | Parents
Smith is his son Algee Smith III (father) and Tanesha Elay (mother); Algee was named after his father, who was also named after Algee’s grandfather, Algee Smith III. His father is a musician while his mother works as a well-known fashion designer. It was Algee Smith III who influenced Smith’s sound and music from an early age. His parents divorced and his mother is married to John Elay, Algee’s stepfather. Algee now has a younger half-brother named Jonathan Elay and three half-sisters named Mei’asia Smith, Soteria Nisreen Eley and Gabriella Eley.
Spouse Algee Smith | Girlfriend
Who is Algee Smith dating? Algee is currently in a long-term relationship with his wife and girlfriend Dalia Kaissi. The two lovebirds like to keep their personal dating lives out of the public eye. Therefore, it is very difficult to know when and where Algee met Dalia. However, Dalia is very active on social media and currently works as an entrepreneur based in Los Angeles, California.
Algee Smith Will Smith
Will Smith is a popular American actor and rapper who became known for his various roles in films and television series such as Bad Boys, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, King Richard (2021), The Pursuit of Happyness (2006) and many more. He has also won various awards and accolades including the Academy Award, four Grammy Awards and a British Academy Film Award. People have speculated that Algee and Will are related because of their last names and resemblance. However, Algee and Will are not related. They only share the same last name.
Algee Smith Net worth
Smith is believed to have an estimate Net value Thef about 3 million dollars as of 2023. His main source of income is undoubtedly considered to be his full-time career as a TV personality, internet personality and film actor.
Algee Smith Films
- 2014 Earth to Echo
- 2017 Detroit
- 2018 The Hate U Give
- 2021 Judas and the Black Messiah
- 2021 Mother/Android
Algee Smith TV Shows
- 2012 How To Rock
- 2012 Army Wives
- 2012 Let it shine
- 2015 Complications
- 2016 The Infamous
- 2016 Here We Go Again
- 2016 Saints & Sinners
- 2017 The New Edition
- 2018 Electric Dreams
- 2018 The Bobby Brown
- 2019–2022 Euphoria