Who Is Elizabeth Larson-Smiley? Mother Of Slade Smiley

by Pragya Fri Feb 10 2023 Updated On Sun Jul 30 2023

Elizabeth Larson-Smiley is the mother of American actor Slade Smiley. She is an American citizen of her nationality. 

About Elizabeth's Son Slade

Slade is an actor who is well known for his appearance in the reality TV show Real Housewives of Orange County

He was born to his parents in 1973 and has his birthday on October 29

He grew up with his sibling, brother Kent

Elizabeth Larson-Smiley's son, Slade Smiley and late grandson.
Elizabeth Larson-Smiley's son, Slade Smiley, and late grandson. Source: Instagram

Married Life Of Slade 

Slade is currently unmarried, but he is engaged. Slade is committed to his fiance Gretchen Rossi

They got engaged in 2013, and in 2019, they welcomed their daughter Skylar Gray Smiley through IVF. 

Slade and Gretchen tried for a long time to have a baby but couldn’t because of Gretchen fertility issue. 

They have been together for 13 years and are very happy together. 

Slade Smiley with his partner and daughter.
Slade Smiley with his partner and daughter. Source: Instagram

Before dating and getting engaged with Gretchen, Slade had a relationship with Michelle Arroyo, whom he had dated for some time, but sadly they lost their son due to a brain tumor.

Slade also had a relationship with Jo De La Rosa. They shared a son named Gavin Smiley and were engaged too. 

Their relationship didn't last long, so they broke up. 

Age And Net Worth 

Her son Slade is 49 years old. Slade has a net worth of $500 thousand.

Elizabeth Defended Her Son

Slade and Gretchen Rossi engaged in Season 8 of the Real Housewives of Orange County

It was a beautiful event for them, but it didn't go well after people gossiped that it was fake and only done to gain popularity. 

But Slade's mother, Elizabeth, came to her son's defense by writing a mail to Andy Cohen, one of the people running the show. 

She said their engagement was real, and she was the proof. She saw the engagement, and it was a beautiful one. 

She revealed that the show makers wanted to increase their TRP by showing the engagement in such a way that it looked fake and wanted to make people gossip about it. 

She also expressed that she had already accepted Gretchen as her daughter-in-law. 

She also revealed that many close people were attending the engagement, so calling the engagement fake was a fake fact spread across the media.

She lost Her Grandson, Grayson

Slade’s son Grayson died at the age of 22 in 2023, which was an unexpected death. 

His current fiance Gretchen revealed through her Instagram that Grayson was doing well just a week ago as he had his CSF drawn away from his shunts and fixed his valves for him to breathe better. 

It was all going well when suddenly his heart stopped when he was at his house. 

His stepmother Gretchen performed chest compression to save him until an ambulance arrived. 

The professionals then made him breathe independently until he reached the hospital. 

But in the hospital, he also stopped breathing and was stated dead. His death broke all his closed one's hearts.

Slade Will Not Get Married

Slade proposed and got engaged to the TV personality Gretchen Rossi on the Real Housewives of Orange County, and after that, they were frequently asked about their plans for the wedding. 

Their fans are curious to know about their wedding. 

But Gretchen revealed in one of the interviews that she will not get married and says that Slade also agrees to her decision to do so. 

She said many couples stayed together for a long time and married. 

But after their marriage, they got split and divorced. She gave an example of Brad, Angelina, Jyn, and many others. 

She said that she loved Shane, but the marriage was not their plan, as it was predicted to let to divorce. 

She also added that if her daughter asked them to marry, Slade and Gretchen might get married.

Slade Doesn’t Pay Child Support

Slade had a son named Grayson with Michelle. In one of the interviews, one of the RHOC stars, Tamra, accused Slade of being a bad dad. 

Tamra opened up and said that Michelle told her that Slade was not paying any money for their son Grayson. 

Slade completely denied the accusation saying that he pays the child support to his child and that if he didn’t, he wouldn’t have been there giving an interview; instead, he would have been in police custody. 

Slade told Tamra keeps sucking off everyone and interfering in other’s personal life. After hearing that, Tamra got pissed off and walked away. 

Tamra called Slade a lair and a jobless man who doesn’t care about his son.

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