Jodie Turner-Smith’s net worth in 2023 is estimated at around $500,000. She is popularly known as a British actress and model. Jodie began her acting career in the film titled The Neon Demon in 2016. She has since featured in several movies like Queen & Slim (2019), After Yang (2022), and White Noise (2022).
She is also known for her television roles in the TNT series The Last Ship (2017), the Syfy series Nightflyers (2018), and for portraying the title role in the Channel 5 series Anne Boleyn (2021). She was married to actor Joshua Jackson until October 2023 when they divorced.
Jodie Turner-Smith Biography
Turner-Smith was born on 7 September 1986 in Peterborough, England. Her parents are Jamaican parents. She resided in Peterborough until she was 10 years old. After her parents divorced, Turner-Smith emigrated to the United States with her mother, brother and half-sister, residing in Gaithersburg, Maryland. She also studied finance at the University of Pittsburgh and after graduating in 2008 worked at a bank.
Jodie Turner-Smith Career
Turner-Smith had initially desired to be a writer. However, she was convinced by musician Pharrell Williams to become a model. From her modelling career, Jodie made her acting debut as a siren in True Blood. From her first role, Jodie also had numerous other roles in both films and music videos between 2013 and 2017.
She had the height of her career after playing Sgt. Azima Kandie in the 2017–2018 season of the TNT series The Last Ship. She had a major role as Melantha Jhirl in the 2018 Syfy/Netflix series Nightflyers. She also played Josie in the Cinemax series Jett, which premiered in June 2019 and starred in the 2019 film Queen & Slim opposite Daniel Kaluuya.
Jodie also played Queen Anne Boleyn in Anne Boleyn, a three-part drama series on Channel 5, which details the final months of Boleyn’s life in October 2020. She was also cast as Éile, a warrior blessed with the voice of a goddess, in The Witcher: Blood Origin, a six-episode limited series prequel to The Witcher. However, in April 2021, Netflix announced that she had departed the project due to scheduling conflicts and a change in the production schedule.
Turner-Smith also starred in Kogonada’s sci-fi drama After Yang alongside Colin Farrell. The film was released in March 2022. In September 2022, she joined the upcoming Star Wars spin-off series The Acolyte.
In her personal life, Jodie is married to actor Joshua Jackson. They have been married since December 2019. The two lovers first met in October 2018 before settling down. Their marriage has been blessed with 1 child born in April 2020.
Jodie Turner-Smith Files For Divorce
Media reports reveal that Turner-Smith filed for divorce in October 2023. Turner-Smith cited “irreconcilable differences” as the reason for the dissolution of their marriage and is asking for joint custody of their 3-year-old daughter, according to court documents she filed Oct. 2.