Who Is David Smith? Father Of Matt Smith

by Manisha Sat May 28 2022 Updated On Fri Sep 09 2022
Who Is David Smith? Father Of Matt Smith

David Smith is the late father of Matt Smith. His son is a well-known actor and film director. 

He was married to Lynne Smith and had two children with his wife. His daughter name is Laura Jayne, and his son name is Matt.

David Smith's son's wife Lynne Smith and children Laura Jayne and Matt Smith
David Smith's son's wife Lynne Smith, and children Laura Jayne and Matt Smith Source: Twitter

Was Matt Married To Lily James?

He had a long-term relationship with the British actress Lily James. 

They met each other on the set while shooting for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies in 2014.

He dated her for six years. They were spotted together at many events and functions. 

There was a rumor that Matt and Lily got secretly engaged in 2018

Lily was spotted wearing a huge diamond ring at the BAFTA Award ceremony which fueled engagement suspicions. 

Even Matt stated that he wanted to build a family, and it seemed that the couple were planning for a baby or wedding. 

But their relationship came to an end in 2019.

David Smith's son Matt Smith
David Smith's son Matt Smith Source: Pinterest

Dating History Of Matt

Matt has been linked to many beautiful women. 

In 2006, there was a rumor that he was seeing Billie Piper, but they never confirmed their relationship. 

Matt met Mayana Moura while on holiday in Brazil back in 2009.

After that, they started dating each other. They were in a serious relationship. 

But they put an end to their relationship as they could not give time to each other. 

Matt was residing in England, and Mayana was based in London. The long-distance relationship didn't worked for them. 

Matt was linked to model Daisy Lowe in 2013. They were a couple for three years. 

He was in a relationship with his co-star Lily James from 2014 to 2019

After his break-up with Lily, he was seen romancing Caroline Brady in 2021.


David died at the age of 73 in 2021.

Net Worth

Matt net worth is estimated to be $ 9 million. All his source of income is from his acting career. 

He rose to fame when he played the role of the Eleventh Doctor in "Doctor Who."

David Smith with his son Matt Smith
David Smith with his son Matt Smith  Source: Pinterest

Matt Talked About His Role As A Doctor In "Doctor Who"

When Matt was cast as the main lead in the show, he had no idea about the enormity of that part. 

At that time, he was dating a Brazilian girl, and one of the British newspapers found out that and reached out to his granddad. 

They even offered his grandad a huge sum of money to disclose his girlfriend's name. 

They went to his grandad's house and asked him who Matt's girlfriend to which his granddad replied he didn't know bloody Carmen Miranda and slammed the door in their faces. 

When he stepped into that world, fans hated him at first. He felt awful at that time. 

Later he realized that fans hate and love their doctor, and at the end of the day, everyone is their doctor, no matter whether they love or hate it.

Matt And Claire Foy Talks About The Intimacy Side Of The Show Don't Care Crown

Matt played the role of Prince Philip, and Clair played the role of Queen in the show. 

In an interview, Matt and Claire discussed the idea of the Queen and Prince Philip having sex. 

They said they were sexual creatures and were very passionate about each other, and everyone should honor that. 

Matt said that the show is exposing. Matt's bare ass is shown in one of the episodes.

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