A beautiful blond-haired actress and a fashion model Amy Lysle Smart was born on March 26, 1976 in Topanga, California. She grew up in an average family. Her father John Boden Smart was a businessman, her mother Judy Lysle had an ordinary job at a museum. Amy from her early years liked ballet. She attended ballet classes and dreamed of a career of ballet dancer. She has studied ballet for ten years and eventually she dropped out.

However, the many years of dancing practice and her beautiful figure allowed her to become a fashion model. Her slim body with perfect measurements along with her grace from ballet made her a very successful model. She worked with many designers who quilted for Amy different dresses and costumes. She moved to Italy and has worked there as a model for a while. Then she returned to US.

Having some fame as a model, she tried herself in a film industry. Her first role was in a short film A & P in 1996. From 1996 to 1999 she appeared in numerous films and TV series, namely: Her Costly Affair (1996), Campfire Tales (1997), The Last Time I Committed Suicide (1997), Starship Troopers (1997), How to Make the Cruelest Month (1998), Starstruck (1998), Strangeland (1999), Brookfield (1999) and others.

In 1999, Amy Smart got a regular role of Ruby in a TV drama series Felicity. Amy has worked in that series from 1999 to 2001 and this role turned her from an average actress to a professional.

While she played in Felicity, she received a role in a comedy film Road Trip. She played there one of the main roles (Beth Wagner). The film was very successful, with a budget 16 million dollars it gathered almost 120 million dollars in box office. For this role, Amy Smart was nominated on Teen Choice Award for Film - Choice Chemistry. This nomination Amy shared with another actor that played the lead role in Road Trip - Breckin Meyer.

Next nomination Amy Smart received in 2002 for her role of Lynn Linden in a comedy film Interstate 60: Episodes of The Road. The nomination was on DVDX Award for Best Supporting Actress in a DVD Premiere Movie. Then she appeared in the films: Rat Race (2001), The Butterfly Effect (2004), Peaceful Warrior (2006), Life in Flight (2008), Crank: High Voltage (2009), House of the Rising Sun (2011). In 2009 she was nominated second time on Teen Choice Award, this time for her role of Jessica Donovan in a film Love N' Dancing.

For all her roles she earned a fortune, her net worth as of 2015 was about 8 million dollars. She hides her personal life from press, therefore there are not so much information about the details of her life. It is known, that she is a married person. Her husband is a model Carter Oosterhouse. They celebrated their wedding on September 10, 2011. Since that time, they haven’t had children.

Despite of avoiding from the yellow press, she is an active user of Twitter and Instagram. Her fresh photos you always can download from her page there.

Last Modified: Apr 7, 2020

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