About Jimmy Smits
It has been stated that the overall estimate of Jimmy Smits net worth reaches a high sum of 25 million dollars. Jimmy Smits has earned his net worth because of his career as an actor. In the 1980s, Jimmy Smits became a well known name because of his appearances in the TV legal series called “LA Law”, where he played the role of attorney Victor Sifuentes. In the 1990s, he was chosen to appear in the TV police series called “NYPD Blue”, where he got the role of Detective Bobby Simone. Moreover, he played the role of Matt Santos in the production called “The West Wing”. All of these appearances not only increased the popularity of his name, but also added up to the overall amount of Jimmy Smits net worth.
Jimmy Smits was also appearing in Star Wars trilogy, where he got the part of Bail Organa. Moreover, he played the character of Miguel Prado in the show called “Dexter”. In 2012, he was chosen to become a cast member of the show called “Sons of Anarchy”, where he got the part of Nero Padilla. Thus, these mentioned productions have also added up to the overall size of Jimmy Smits net worth.
The actor was born in 1955 in Brooklyn, New York. He is of Puerto Rican origin. He was raised with his two sisters, Diana and Yvonne. When he was growing up, he also spent a lot of time in Puerto Rico. In 1980 he graduated from Brooklyn College, from which he earned his BA degree. In 1982 he became a graduate of Cornell University, from which he got his MFA degree.
The first time he appeared as an actor was in the TV series called “Miami Vice”. In the period of 1994-1998 he was appearing in a TV show called “NYPD Blue”. In this show, he got the part of Detective Bobby Simone. For his work on this show Jimmy Smits was also nominated for a few Emmy awards and won the ALMA award twice.
Jimmy Smits has also appeared in Star Wars productions, such as “Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones” as well as “Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith”. These appearances not only made his name even more popular, but also increased the overall sum of Jimmy Smits net worth. In 1999, the Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors awarded him with the HOLA Award for Excellence.