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The Untold Truth About Wood Harris’ Brother, Actor Steve Harris

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• Steve Harris is an American actor born in 1965, brother of Wood Harris.
• He is best known for his performance in the legal drama series “The Practice”, winning 58 awards and nominated for 120 others.
• Steve is a family man and a big fan of the Dallas Cowboys, he likes to travel and his favorite actors and movies are Chadwick Boseman, Robert De Niro and The Godfather trilogy.
• Wood Harris is an American actor born in 1969, best known for his portrayal of Avon Barksdale in the crime drama series “The Wire”.
• He has been married since 2001 and has two children.

Who is actor Steve Harris, Wood Harris’ brother?

Steve Harris was born in Chicago, Illinois USA, on 3 December 1965 – his zodiac sign is Sagittarius and he holds American nationality. He is an actor who is perhaps best known for having portrayed Eugene Young in the legal drama series “The Practice”, which aired from 4 March 1997 to 16 May 2004 and starred Dylan McDermott, Kelli Williams and Lara Flynn Boyle. The story follows the lives of several defense attorneys working in Boston, Massachusetts, and the series was a huge success as it won 58 awards including three Golden Globes, while it was nominated for 120 others.

For his performance, Steve was nominated for six National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Image Awards and won one in 2004, while in 1999 and 2000 he was also nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.

Steve is also known for being the older brother of the famous actor Wood Harris.

Early life and education

Steve was raised alongside Wood in Chicago by their mother Mattie Harris who was a housewife, and their father John Harris who was a bus driver.

Steve became interested in sports at a very early age, which is why his parents enrolled him at St. Joseph High School, which was attended by many people who are popular athletes today. including Isiah Thomas, a famous basketball player.

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While there, Steve played a running back for his school’s American Football team. Upon matriculation in 1983, he enrolled at Northern Illinois University from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in drama in 1989 – while at university, Steve suffered a torn ligament and stopped playing sports. He continued his education at the University of Delaware from which he graduated with a Master’s degree in acting in 1991.

Roles in movies

Steve has been credited with over 60 appearances in movies and TV series, and we are about to mention some of his most notable performances in this article.

In 1985, he made his debut film appearance when he portrayed The Radio Announcer in the comedy “Don’t Mess With My Sister”, but he only gained recognition eight years later after playing Ricky Goggles in the crime movie “Sugar Hill”, which starred Wesley Snipes and Michael Wright, and is about two brothers who are dealing drugs. A few of his following performance were in the action historical drama “Against the Wall” in 1994, the 1996 evergreen action thriller “The Rock” which starred Sean Connery and Nicholas Cage, and the biographical two-part film “George Wallace” in 1997. In 2000, he played one of the lead characters, Sonny Liston in the biographical film “King of the World”, about the very beginning of Muhammad Ali’s boxing career.

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In 2005, Steven played Charles McCarter in the romantic comedy “Diary of a Mad Black Woman” which starred Tyler Perry, and for his performance Steve was nominated for a Black Movie Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role.

The year 2008 saw him appear in both the sports movie “Ball Don’t Lie” and the found footage horror “Quarantine”, before in 2009 appearing in the action film “12 Rounds” which starred John Cena, but failed to attract much attention. In 2010, he portrayed the supporting character Lieutenant Carver in the action thriller “Takers” which starred the late actor Paul Walker, Jay Hernandez and Idris Elba, and in 2014 starred alongside Zoe Kazan and Michael Stahl-David in the paranormal romantic movie “In Your Eyes”.

Three of his most recent roles in movies have been in the 2015 musical crime comedy “Chi-Raq” in which he played Ole Duke, the drama “Burning Sands” in which he portrayed Dean Richardson in 2017, and in 2018 the dystopian action horror “The First Purge” in which he starred as Freddy.

Roles in TV series

Steve made his debut TV series appearance in 1993 when he guest starred as Bernard in the episode “Gone for Goode” of the police procedural series “Homicide: Life on the Street”. H subsequently appeared in single episodes of several series, such as the police drama “New York Undercover” in 1994, the police procedural drama “Law & Order” in 1995, and the medical drama “Chicago Hope” in 1997.

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Steve gained recognition in 2004 after being cast to voice Detective Ethan Bennett in the animated superhero series “The Batman”, and could’ve been heard in 11 episodes through 2006. During that time, Steve also voiced Sports Coach Hero in the episode “Havin’ a Ball” of the animated children’s series “Higglytown Heroes”, and portrayed James Johnson in six episodes of the crime drama “Heist”. In 2009, he played Virgil Merriweather in the sports drama “Friday Night Lights”, and his next notable performance was in 2012, when he starred as Detective Isaiah Freeman in 13 episodes of the police procedural fantasy drama “Awake”.

He played the lead character Nelson Gates in the crime drama “Legends” in 2014 which was closely based on the novel “Legends: A Novel of Dissimulation” by Robert Littell, and in the following years Steve appeared in single episodes of several series, such as the action police procedural drama “NCIS” in 2015, the action comedy “Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television” in 2017, and in 2018 the horror comedy web series “Santa Clarita Diet”.

Three of Steve’s most recent roles in TV series have been in the episode “Slippery” of the anthology series “Tales” in 2019, the serialized satirical drama “Filthy Rich” in which he portrayed the lead character Franklin Lee in 2020, and the episode “Before The Fall” of the police procedural drama “Chicago P. D.” also in 2020.

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Love life and relationships

Steve is very secretive when it comes to his love life, and hasn’t talked about any women he might have dated since the launch of his acting career, which is one of the reasons why there are rumors circulating the internet claiming how the popular actor might be gay. Some of his fans have even claimed to have seen Steve being rather too close to a male friend at a club in Los Angeles.

Steve hasn’t commented on his sexuality, and while many people believe that he is straight and has been with many women thanks to his fame, some also believe that the actor is married, and that he exchanged vows with his other half sometime in the early 2000s.

As Steve hasn’t commented on any of the rumors, as of October 2020 he is single, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.

Hobbies and other interests

He is a family man who is very close to his mother, and has uploaded a picture featuring his mom onto his Instagram account to mark Mother’s Day.

Although Steve no longer plays football, he is still a huge fan of the sport, and is cheering for the Dallas Cowboys – he watches every match they play on TV, and sometimes goes to see live matches.

He likes to travel and has been to many US states to shoot for his movies and TV series, while he has also been to several European countries such as England and France.

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Steve has his own favorite actors and actresses – he was a big fan of the late actor Chadwick Boseman, who played The Black Panther in the eponymous movie. A few of the other actors and actresses he admires are Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Natalie Portman, while a few of his favorite movies are the trilogy “The Godfather”, “Scarface” and “Leon: The Professional”.

Age and height

Steve is 54 years old. He is bold and has brown eyes, his height is 6ft (1.83m) and he weighs around 175lbs (79kgs). As of October 2020, his net worth has been estimated at over $500,000.

Who is Wood Harris?

Sherwin David ‘Wood’ Harris was born in Chicago, Illinois USA on 17 October 1969 – his zodiac sign is Libra and he holds American nationality.

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He is a famous actor, who is perhaps still best known for his portrayal of Avon Barksdale in the crime drama series “The Wire” which starred Dominic West, Lance Reddick and Sonja Sohn, and follows the lives of drug dealers and police officers living in Baltimore – the series aired from 2002 to 2008, and won 16 awards while it was nominated for 54 others including two Primetime Emmys.

Wood attended Northern Illinois University just as his brother, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1991. He went on to study at New York University, from which he graduated with a Master of Arts degree in 1993.

Wood gained recognition in 1994 when he starred as Motaw in the sports movie “Above the Rim”, which also starred Tupac Shakur, and a few of his following roles in movies were in the 1998 comedy drama “Celebrity”, the thriller “Train Ride” in 2000, and the crime drama “Paid in Full” in 2002.

In 2006, he appeared in the science fiction comedy thriller movie “Southland Tales”, which starred Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, Mandy Moore and Justin Timberlake, and in the same year, Wood played the lead character Dr. Sidney Zachary in the romantic comedy “The Heart Specialist”.

Some of his following notable performances were in the drama “Dough Boys” in 2009, the comedy “The Babymakers” in 2012 and the critically acclaimed superhero movie “Ant-Man” in 2015. Three of his most recent roles in movies have been in the 2017 action drama “9/11”, the science fiction movie “Blade Runner 2049” which starred Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford also in 2017, and the sports drama “Creed II” in 2018.

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Wood made his debut TV series appearance in 1996, when cast to guest star as Hector in the same-titled episode of the police procedural drama “NYPD Blue”, and from there he went on to guest star in single episodes of many series such as the drama “Oz” in 1997, the police drama “New York Undercover” in 1998, and the crime drama “Numb3rs” in 2007. Three of his most recent roles in TV series have been in eight episodes of the drama “The Breaks” and three episodes of the biographical three-part series “The New Edition Story” both in 2017, and as the supporting character Damon Cross in the fifth and sixth seasons of the musical drama “Empire” from 2018 to 2020.

Wood has been married to Rebekah Harris since 2001 and they have two children together.

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Where is Kiami Davael now? Age, Parents, Net Worth – Bio

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Kiami Davael is an American actress, who gained fame when she was only 10 years old, appearing opposite Mara Wilson in the popular kids fantasy movie “Matilda”. After the movie’s success, Kiami had plenty of offers from other directors.

Early life and family

Kiami Davael Daugherty was born on 21 August 1986, in Boyle County, Kentucky USA, so her zodiac sign is Leo and she holds American nationality. Kiami is the oldest daughter to her parents, having a younger sister Kristina Desiree Coffman and a younger brother Jalen Daugherty. Kiami’s father passed away in 2013, and since 21 December 2018 Kiami’s mother has been battling cancer – as of 2020, she is in remission, but Kiami is still her carer.

In May 2019 Kiami shared on her Instagram account that her life has changed a lot since her mother started fighting against cancer, that her life would never be the same, and never thought that life could be so hard. When Kiami was around three years old, she started taking dancing and singing classes, as she was very interested in performing. Her family later moved to California so that she could pursue her acting career, as her parents always supported her in all her endeavors. As of 2020, Kiami lives in Burbank, California.

Educational background

Kiami matriculated from her local high school in 2004, then enrolled at the University of Kentucky, graduating in 2008 with a BA in Psychology with a minor in theatre. She is still a member of Delta Sigma Theta sorority.

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Career

Modelling career

Kiami once mentioned that she started her modelling career even before she became famous for her role of Lavender in “Matilda”, attending various modeling conventions in Los Angeles and New York. She found her manager with the help of her mom, who accompanied her young daughter around the US searching for jobs for her. It was also the time when Kiami started to perform on the stage as a singer, but Kiami quit her modelling career to pursue her dream of becoming an actress.

Acting career, Kiami’s first role in “Matilda”

Kiami started her acting career with the movie that luckily for her was very popular around the world. The kids fantasy comedy “Matilda”, starring Mara Wilson, Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman, was launched in 1996, and instantly became a hit. Kiami was invited to portray Matilda’s best friend, Lavender Brown.

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Kiami was only eight when she was picked up by Danny DeVito himself, even though the script has Lavender as a white girl; however, Danny chose Kiami to perform the part: ‘To be honest with you, the role was actually not for someone who looked like me. And for him to actually pick me and go against the grain, that was definitely all God’, Kiami once shared in her interview with Madame Noire magazine in 2017. The movie was filmed for four months, and Kiami turned nine when she was still on the set, celebrating the date with her new friends from the cast. The movie was a major success – Danny DeVito reunited all the actors from “Matilda” in 2017 for a tea party and to re-play some of the most favorite scenes of the film. Since that year, Mara Wilson and Kiami Davael became close friends again, as they had been on the set.

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Further acting career

After her successful appearance in “Matilda”, Kiami had another role the next year, portraying Simone Bien Aime in the episode entitled “Keys” in the TV series “The Pretender” in 1997. She also played Keeta in another TV series, “Conan”, starring Ralf Moeller and Danny Woodburn in 1998. The same year she landed the role of Lucy in the TV drama series “Promised Land”, appearing in the episode “Baptism of Fire”. In 1999 Kiami played Anna in the “Moesha” TV series, and could be seen in the episode “The Crush”, and by the end of the year was cast in her first recurring role, of Brianna Bridgeforth in the series “In the House”; she appeared in four episodes, including “There’s Something About Tiffany”, “Cornbread, Marion and Me” and “Out the House”.

Kiami landed two more roles in 1999, the part of Christina in the episode “My Two Big Daddies” of the popular TV program “The Steve Harvey Show”, and as Tiffany in the episode “Online Romance” of the prime time hit “Grown Ups”. Her latest acting work was the role of Shawniqua in “Bruno” (2000), the story about the unique guys who turned out to be a genius.

In 2012 Kiami made an attempt to produce her own movie, and even wrote the script to the short drama “Reckless”, starring Shayla Love and Jasmine Burke.

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Kiami is a devoted Christian, and the story of the girl who had a dark past and experienced even a darker present, who eventually decided to change her life for the best in the name of higher powers, was very important for Kiami personally. However, her producing career hasn’t developed since then.

Singing career

In her interview with Madame Noire magazine in 2017, Kiami shared that she was working on her first EP, doing almost all the work by herself, from writing the lyrics and music to executive producing. The genre she chose to perform in was R&B: ‘I like music that tells a story and has a message, that’s positive and uplifting. It’s feel-good music with an R&B twist to it’, she reflects in her interview, also saying that she’d worked hard to make her voice stronger.

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Massively impressed and inspired by Whitney Houston, Kiami understood she had only one path in her life – to become just like her role model, so to sing, dance and act. Kiami was supported by her mother: ‘I told my mother, at three years old, ‘I want to be Whitney Houston. I’m going to be here,’ and I remember my mother told me, ‘You can’t be Whitney, but you can be the best Kiami that you can be’.

Personal life

Kiami has always been very secretive about everything related to her private life. Thus, no information is available about any former or current boyfriends. Kiami has no kids.

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Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts

Kiami went vegan in 2019, based on her desire to save the lives of the animals and to influence the environmental situation on the planet. Her favorite singers are Whitney Houston and Toni Braxton. She is a friend of another popular singer, Traci Braxton. In February 2018, Kiami hosted the Annual Black Heritage Banquet in Baylor University, located in Waco, Texas. A lot of young girls choose Kaimi’s character, Lavender, as their Halloween image. Kiami admits that it makes her very proud of her work and the whole movie in general, as it has such a great impact on the younger generation. She often shares the photos of those girls who dress up like Lavender Brown.

Appearance, clothing style

Kiami has long naturally curly dark brown hair and dark brown eyes; unlike her on-screen character Lavender Brown, Kiami doesn’t wear glasses. She is 5ft (1.52m) tall and weighs around 127lbs (57kgs); her vital statistics are unavailable at the moment. As to her clothing style; she likes wearing sporty and comfortable clothes, in her favorite color pink. Kiami has a tattoo on her left wrist which says: ‘Je suis’ (‘I am’ in French), ‘…the most powerful manifestation declaration one can ever speak over their life. I will now be constantly reminded of all that I AM … and accept all that I’m not’, Kiami wrote on her Instagram right after getting her tattoo done.

Net worth and salary

As of 2020, Kiami’s net worth is reported to be around $100,000.

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Naked Truth Of Corie Rayvon: Who is Khalil Underwood’s GF?

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Coria Rayvon is a popular fashion YouTuber, who is also known for her relationship with Khalil Underwood, a rising actor and YouTube personality. Even though they broke-up in 2018, they still make videos together, supporting their friendship.

Early life and family

Corie Rayvon Smith was born on 2 July 1996, in Houston, Texas USA, so holding American nationality, and a zodiac sign of Cancer. Corie hasn’t shared much information about her parents or siblings, saying that she is quite a private person and doesn’t like people to know too much about her family. From her early years she enjoyed dancing and singing, and in 2015 she moved to Los Angeles, California, to pursue her social media and modelling career.

Educational background

Corie matriculated from Pearland High School six months earlier than her classmates, as she passed her exams externally. Right after her matriculation in 2014, Corie enrolled at a nursing school, studying there until moving to Los Angeles in 2015. She had to drop nursing school, however, she shared that she would love to eventually accomplish her tertiary education in order to have a back-up profession.

Career

YouTube career

Corie created her YouTube account in 2016, developing her social media portfolio. Since her first video – “My Curly Hair Tutorial | Corie Rayvon” she posted on 19 May 2016 – she has been doing hair tutorials, make-up videos and fashion reviews, collaborating with rising singer Jilly Anais several times, as they made friends right after Corie’s matriculation. Corie has also uploaded a lot of challenge and prank videos. As of 2020, her YouTube channel is verified at almost 600,000 subscribers.

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Among her most popular videos there are “NEW LOUNGEUNDERWEAR TRY ON HAUL!”, (2.7 million views – uploaded on 6 June 2019), “MY 21st Birthday!” (over 1.4 million views since 7 July 2017) and “VALENTINES TRY ON HAUL FT FASHION NOVA”, (over 1.3 million views in a year, and sponsored by Fashion Nova brand). In one of her videos she shared that she would love to have her own TV show, whether it would be a reality show or talk show with guests.

Instagram career

Corie started her Instagram profile in 2015, and soon attracted many subscribers by posting her photos in bikinis and short skirts and shorts. By 2020 she signed multiple commercial contracts with numerous brands and companies she now works for as a model. She is the official ambassador of the brand Icon Swim, and also publishes sponsored posts for Fashion Nova clothing brand, SugarBearHair vitamins, she advertises a honey cleanser by Pure Tropix. Corie is also a model for Brighter White teeth whitening system she has been using for more than two years.

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She has recently started dealing with At-Home Laser Hair Removal system Hey Silky Skin Co, sharing her experience of using the gadget. As of February 2020, she has almost 900,000 subscribers on her Instagram account, and counting.

Controversy with Solluminati, another YouTube personality

A popular YouTuber nicknamed SOLLUMINATI (real name – Javonaty Baynes) made a video of Corie on 23 June 2018, stating that he’d admired her for more than a year, while those around him kept saying that she was no good. Javonaty then admitted that the day he finally agreed with his friends he was not interested in Corie anymore, she became single and broke up with her boyfriend, Khalil. Javonaty also stated he would love to have Corie on his channel, and wanted her to be in his videos, as he believed she would help him to attract millions of subscribers: ‘Corie is one of a kind, she is really beautiful. Feels like I love you, Corie’, Javonaty said in his video.

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He also suggested a date, since as he stated in his own video, he changed a lot and was ready to make ‘something more’ from an ordinary relationship between a man and a woman due to his high spiritual intentions.

Corie kept silent for a long time, but her fans insisted on her answering Javonaty, leaving a lot of comments under her videos and Instagram posts about his message. Eventually she uploaded a video in which she watched the whole video from Javonaty and commented on it, pausing it and sharing her thoughts on his words. In the end, she admitted she would never date him, as she was not at all interested in his personality. Javonaty later uploaded another video saying that he was in fact just hiping over Corie’s break up with Khalil, and didn’t mean it when he asked her to date him. Solluminati started his YouTube channel in 2012, and is in fact famous for his controversial videos and pranks. His channel has more than 1.35 million viewers.

Personal life, ex-boyfriend Khalil Underwood

Corie started dating Khalil in 2015, when she met him in Los Angeles. Both rising stars, they had a lot in common – they shared their dreams, life visions and both enjoyed eating snow crabs. They created their mutual channel “Khalil and Corie”, uploading vlogs about their daily life. Corie made many appearances in Khalil’s videos, but Khalil never showed up in hers. By the end of 2017, the couple had decided to break up. Corie and Khalil made a video entitled “WHY WE BROKE UP!!! | CRAB LEG & SHRIMP ALFREDO MUKBANG” in which they explained the reason of their breaking-up. They stated that they started fighting a lot, their attitude to each other changed, and it felt like they would be better apart. Corie also shared that Khalil always had something to say, wanting to have the last word, and she didn’t give him a chance to behave like that, fighting back and battling a lot.

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On 2 January 2018 they posted a video in which they announced that they were starting their mutual channel all over again, removing all previous videos. However, they added one more video about their travelling experience on one of the islands in the Greater Los Angeles Area, and haven’t uploaded anything else on that channel. As of 2020, Corie remains single, but still does mutual videos with Khalil. The latter posted several fake news on having a new girlfriend, presenting his friend Ambrie, a rising K Pop singer, as his new belle, but it turned out to be a joke.

Who is Khalil Underwood?

Khalil Underwood was born on 29 August 1993, in New Jersey USA. He created his YouTube channel on 8 September 2017, before which he tried himself as an actor, voice actor and singer, however, his performing career didn’t develop as fast as he wanted it to.

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He only appeared in the short video “I Don’t F*** You” by Big Sean Feat. E-40. He also signed a commercial contract with the clinic Bright Ocular, where he permanently changed his eye color, posting a video about his experience stating that he liked his natural eye color, but wanted it to pop up a little bit more, so his eyes are bright grey now.

Khalil released several music tracks, among them “All About You”, “Get Away” and “Be Mine”. As to his YouTube channel, it has almost 90,000 subscribers, and Khalil has posted more than 90 videos of himself eating various dishes, such as hamburgers from McDonalds and KFC, chicken nuggets and snow crab’s legs. While eating in front of the camera, he is reasoning about various life issues, or giving his opinion on the latest news from the world of celebrities and social media.

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Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts

  • Corie cites Amber Rose as her biggest inspiration as a model.
  • She is also motivated and inspired by music videos of Beyoncé, Rihanna and Zendaya.
  • One of her favorite dishes is crab legs; she enjoys Mexican food.
  • Her favorite color is pink.
  • Corie’s dream destination that she hasn’t been to yet is Bora Bora.
  • She likes drinking red wine and champagne.

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Appearance, clothing style

Corie has naturally curly black hair and bright hazel eyes. She is 5ft 2ins (1.57m) tall, weighs around 154lbs (70kgs), and her vital statistics are 36-25-37. Her passion for short tops uncovering her tummy played a bad joke with her; she was once followed by a stranger in the mall who eventually told her she had a very unique belly button – Corie was half scared half amazed by the weird compliment she got, but went away as soon as she could.

Net worth and salary

As of 2020, Corie’s net worth is reported to be around $600,000. As to her Instagram account, she earns up to $4,300 per sponsored post, and also benefits from her YouTube channel with more than $1,470 per month, with overall net worth of the channel at $65,000.

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Kavan Smith’s Biography – Wife Corinne Clark, Family, Wealth

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Introduction

Even though today you may recognize this handsome face from the Hallmark Channel’s romantic TV series “When Calls the Heart”, Canadian actor Kavan Smith started his career performing primarily in science fiction genre.

How did this shift happen? Was this the first time Smith’s life changed paths? And who is his mysterious wife?

Early life

Kavan Joel Smith is a TV actor, born on 6 May 1970, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, where he and his brother were raised by their father after the divorce of their parents. Although the name of their father remains unknown, their mother’s name is June Hawk. He always had an affinity for sports – chiefly football and martial arts, and he spent 15 years training and perfecting the latter one.

He discovered his love for performing at a young age, and as he stated in one interview, he and his friend would often skip school classes to go rehearsing comedy skits that they would later perform on local busses and malls.

Switching Universities

After high school, he moved from Edmonton to pursue education at the University of Calgary, Canada, as he wanted to graduate in economics. However, he himself stated multiple times that he didn’t find himself too skilled in the field, and after a year and a half the University asked him to withdraw before going under review, so he dropped the college. He took a year-long break contemplating whether or not to risk and pursue his childhood dreams of acting and comedy, and finally he went to Mount Royal University where he enrolled in the performing arts program.

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This controversial shift proved to be the decision that changed his life for the better. Also, it was there and then that he started to write, and decided to take his love of acting into a more serious path.

Career in Sci-Fi Series

Kavan Smith started his acting career in 1993, when he moved to Vancouver and landed a leading role in the television show called “Destiny Ridge”. In the following years, he performed in a plethora of series and TV movies, most famously in “Alibi”, “Escape from Mars”, “Fearless”, “Smallville” and “The Twilight Zone”. This was a sign, in a way, of him becoming the face of Vancouver’s sci-fi scene. He played five different characters in five episodes of “The Outer Limits”, and after catching the eye of Brian DePalma in 1999, he was cast in the role of the American Pilot in “Mission to Mars”.

However, the role which was his true breakthrough was as Major Evan Lorne in two episodes of “Stargate SG-1”, one of the biggest fiction series in the early 2000s. When “Stargate: Atlantis” was announced, Smith was offered a role of a completely new character, but they eventually decided to scrap that draft, and bring back Major Evan Lorne for another 29 episodes. This recurring role made him a new fan-favorite and brought him into the limelight and international fame.

Soon after, Smith got a recurring role in the series “The 4400” as Agent Garrity, another prominent character, and similar projects included guest starring in “Supernatural”, “Battlestar Galactica”, “The Guard”, “Reunion” and “Jeremiah”. He was also noticed as Deputy Andy in Syfy’s “Eureka” and “Red: Werewolf Hunter”, a modern horror version of “Little Red Riding Hood”, in which he co-starred with Felicia Day.

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He was also supposed to bring the character of Major Evan Lorne to the big screens in “Stargate: Extinction”, but the script for that movie was eventually dropped.

Other Acting Roles

After years of sticking to sci-fi roles, Smith got the call to join the cast of Hallmark Channel’s “When Calls the Heart” in the second season of the series. He declined at first since it was outside of his niche, but when he heard that the director of his first episode would be Neill Fearnley who he had worked with on numerous occasions, and that his character would be the love interest of Pascale Hutton, his real-life friend and “The 4400” colleague, he changed his mind. So, the role of Leland “Lee” Coulter was born. Proving him to be more versatile in his acting than was previously thought, this series helped Smith land parts in several more non-science fiction titles, most notably in the Hallmark Channel’s original movie “The Perfect Bride: Wedding Bells”, and “Love on the Menu”.

Apart from “getting out of the box” when it comes to the type of characters he plays, Smith now also hosts his own TV show, “Home and Family” for Hallmark Channel, and is also one of the faces of “June Weddings Preview Special” on the same channel.

Secretive Marriage

For years, Kavan Smith had been decisive about keeping the identity of the woman of his life private. It was even unclear whether or not he had a spouse until he announced on his Twitter in February 2017 that he would be late for an interview because he has to pick-up his wife from an airport ,and that his two children – later revealed to be boys – were upset. He posted several more tweets regarding his wife, including from June of the same year where he stated that his wife disagreed with his desires to post his wedding photos publicly.

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Sometime later, it was revealed that his wife’s name is Corrine Clark, the casting director for “Stargate Atlantis” and “Stargate Universe”, and that they met for the first time when Smith was volunteering at a treatment center years before. Still, the couple keeps a low profile low, and not much more information has been made a public knowledge, however, the two apparently enjoy their married life while residing in Vancouver with their family.

Personal Life

Smith also prefers to keep the details of his private life a secret. One of the few known facts is that he loves to cook. As he told International Business Times, when he was asked what he wanted to film next after the movie “Wedding Bells”, he replied: ‘I really like to cook in my spare time, so they asked me what kind of ideas I would pursue. So, I had this idea of a chef, and I pitched it to them, and they bought it. (…)So, I wrote a script based on me faking [cooking] really well, and we’ll see what happens.’

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This is how the movie “Love on the Menu” was born.

Smith also used to bartend for a brief time, while waiting in between acting projects. He owned a place in Los Angeles, California USA, but sold it in 2007 because he realized that he couldn’t move in-between countries that much once he had a family. He claims to be an avid sci-fi lover, and his favorite science fiction movie and inspiration is “Star Wars”.

Relationship with Pascale Hutton

Despite him being married, rumors started to circulate about his possible affair with his “When Calls the Heart” on-screen partner, Pascale Hutton.

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The gossips only escalated when the two announced that their chemistry would be brought to another feature on Hallmark Channel, “The Perfect Bride: Wedding Bells”, that premiered in the middle of 2018. The two fueled the rumor even more by being widely considered one of the best couples on TV, but as Hutton has been in a happy marriage with the fellow actor Danny Dorosh since 2002, it is most likely that this so-called romance is just a rumor, especially since both have stated numerous times that they are (just) great friends in real life and that their partners are really comfortable with their relationship.

Net worth

As someone working in the entertainment industry, Kavan Smith has earned a little fortune by working in dozens of films and series, which is his main source of income. Despite not winning many awards for his acting skills, his success comes from his huge fan base, as he is loved by many devoted sci-fi fans. All of this leads his net worth to be estimated at around $800,000, as of early 2020.

Physical characteristics

Kavan Smith holds Canadian citizenship, is a Caucasian male with dark eyes and black hair, stands at 5ft 8ins (1.72m) tall and weighs around 175lbs (80kgs). Smith has an athletic build and keeps a healthy frame, which is no surprise if we take a look at his roles and love of martial arts.

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