Vanessa Smythe Biography Age, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family, and  Career

Vanessa Smythe is a Canadian Actress, Writer, and a Director. She is known for her roles in Hudson and Rex (2021, 1 episode, as Briane Peters), Designated Survivor (2016-2018, 4 episodes, as Reporter and Journalist), Mrs. America (2020, 2 episodes, as Shirley MacLaine), and The Expanse (2020-2022, 13 episodes, as Michio).

The upcoming projects of Vanessa Smythe are Littlemouth (post-production stage, as Mother) and The Players (post-production stage, as Rose).

Vanessa Smythe Biography Age, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family, and  Career

Personal Details

Full Name Vanessa Smythe
Nick Name Vanessa
Date Of Birth Not Known
Age Not Known
Birth Place Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Current Address Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Actress, Writer and Producer
School Not Known
College/ University
  • The University of Western Ontario
  • King’s University College
Educational Qualification Graduate
Net Worth (Approx) USD $1-5 Million as of 2023
Marital Status Married
Debut Short Film: Janus  (2010)

Physical Appearances

Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Brown
Body Measurement 34-24-34
Height Not Known
Weight 56 Kg

Personal Life ( Family, Friends, Girlfriends, Wife, Children)

Father Not Known
Mother Not Known
Siblings Not Known
Boyfriend/ Husband Jake Epstein (married in 2018)
Children Miles August Epstein

Early life

On the online forums, there isn’t any exact information about Vanessa’s date of birth, place of birth, parents, and siblings, but it is known that she is a Canadian citizen.

Vanessa has taken training in various dance forms like contemporary, hip hop, ballet, and tap. She also has experience in the field of Musical Theatre. This actress has done “Acting for Film” course from Carter Thor Studios.

Some of the mentors of Vanessa are Sarah Weatherwax, Tracey Erin Smith, Daniel Maclvor, and Judith Thompson.


Vanessa Smythe has a BA Honours- Philosophy degree from The University of Western Ontario – King’s University College. She has also studied Creative Writing at Humber College.

Boyfriend, Husband, Marriage

Vanessa Smythe married Jake Epstein in the year 2018 and the couple has one child named Miles August Epstein.

Vanessa Smythe with her husband

Careers and success

Vanessa Smythe started her career from short films like Janus (2010, as Linda) and All the King’s Horses (2011, as Tammy). The debut movie of Vanessa is “The Basement” (2011, as Sonia).

Vanessa gained popularity for her roles in Less Than Kosher (2023, as Rachel), The Expanse (2020-2022, as Michio), Christmas Plus One (2022, as Amy), and Designated Survivor (2016-2018, as Reporter and Journalist).

Apart from being an actress, Vanessa Smythe is a director and a writer. She is the director of a short film named “Self Love (is complicated)” and it released in the year 2020. Vanessa is the writer of Stars Align (2022, short film), Self Love (is complicated), and 2 Knocks (2012, short film).

She has around 12 years of experience in the Film and Television Industry, and 13 years of experience in the segment of Theatre. She has worked with the popular establishments like Soulpepper, Crow’s, YPT, CanStage, Company Theatre, and Starvox.

Upcoming Movies

Premiere Date Title Role
Upcoming Trap Tour Manager
Upcoming Littlemouth Mother
Upcoming The Players Rose

Interesting Facts

  • Vanessa Smythe is active on Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.
  • She has beautiful long brown colored hair and hazel eyes. Currently, Vanessa is based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and she is an ACTRA eligible actress.
  • Vanessa Smythe is also a poet. During free time, she likes to conduct writing workshops. The name of Vanessa’s original live show is “In Case We Disappear” and it was acknowledged as one of the best free shows at the Edinburgh Fringe.
  • She has a dedicated website by the name

Vanessa Smythe Biography Age, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family, and  Career

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