Who is Zadie Smith? Meet Doc Brown’s sister

Who is Zadie Smith? Meet Doc Brown's sister

Zadie Smith is Doc Brown’s sister. She is a renowned essayist, novelist and short story writer. Her brother, Doc Brown is a well known comedian, actor, screenwriter and voice artist.

Zadie Smith Bio

Zadie Smith is an English essayist, novelist and short-story writer. “White Teeth”, her maiden book launched her into the limelight. Her father was a salesman and her mother had a degree in social work and is a child therapist.

She has since been recognized as one of the best writers in history. Some of her other books include, NW(2008), On Beauty(2009), The Embassy of Cambodia(2013), Feel Free(2014) and many others. She has won many awards for her work on “White Teeth” including the Orange Prize for Fiction and the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award. She has won the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction, James Tait Black Memorial Prize, Whitbread First Novel Award, Commonwealth Writers’ First Book Award, New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year and many others.

2000Whitbread First Novel Award, James Tait Black Memorial Prize, Guardian First Book Award, BT Ethnic and Multicultural Media Award for Best Female Media Newcomer, 
2001WH Smith Award for Best New Talent, Orange Prize for Fiction, Commonwealth Writers Prize, Authors’ Club First Novel Award, Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award
2003Jewish Quarterly Literary Prize for Fiction, Man Booker Prize for Fiction
2005Somerset Maugham Award
2006Orange Prize for Fiction, Commonwealth Writers Prize(Eurasia Region, Best Book), British Book Awards Decibel Writer of the Year, Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize, Women’s Prize for Fiction,   
2013Man Booker Prize
2017Langston Hughes Medal

She is known for her strong love for her race, religion and cultural identity. She was a tenured writer in Residence at the Institute of Contemporary Arts which led to the publication of “Piece of Flesh(2001)”, an anthology of erotic stories. She is presently a tenured professor at New York University.

Zadie Smith’s Age, Birthday & Zodiac

She was born to a Jamaican mother, Yvonne Bailey and an English father, Harvey Smith on the 25th of October, 1975. She is currently 48 years old and a Scorpio by zodiac sign.

Zadie Smith’s Height 

TheWhite Teeth author stands at a height of five feet, seven inches (5 ‘7) which is approximately 1.70 metres.

Zadie Smith’s Educational Background

She had her elementary and high school education at the Malorees Junior School and Hampstead Comprehensive School. She later proceeded to study English Literature at the King’s College, Cambridge where she graduated with a second class upper honours in 1997. She also studied at the University of Harvard for a year as part of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

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Is Zadie Smith married?

Zadie is married to a Northern Irish novelist and poet known as Nicholas Laird who was born in Cookstown, United Kingdom in 1975. He had his education at Sidney Sussex College and University of Cambridge. He is known for “To a Fault(2005)”, “Weirdo(2021)”, “Up Late(2023)” et cetera. He is currently a Creative writing professor at the Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University, Belfast. They got married at the King’s College Chapel in 2004. They have been together for over a decade now.

Does Zadie Smith have children?

The renowned author has two children known as Katherine who is a student at Harvard University and Harvey.

Zadie Smith’s Net Worth 

The Commonwealth Writers’ First Book Award winner has a networth of 1.5 million dollars which she earned from her writing skills.

Full NameZadie Smith
Date of Birth25th October, 1975
Place of BirthWillesden, London
Zodiac SignScorpio
ParentsYvonne Bailey and Harvey Smith
EducationMalorees Junior School, Hampstead Comprehensive School, King’s College
SiblingsDoc Brown and Luc Skyz
SpouseNick Laird
Children(2) Katherine and Harvey
CareerAuthor and Professor at New York University 
Networth$1.5 million

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