Jack Smith Biography, Career, Family, Spouse, Kids and Net Worth

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This article will answer every question you have about Jack Smith. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.

  1. What does Smith do for a living?
  2. Who are Smith’s parents and siblings?
  3. What are Jack Smith’s interests and hobbies?
  4. Is Jack Smith married or does XY have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
  5. Does Jack Smith have any children?
  6. Where is Jack Smith now?
  7. How tall is Jack Smith?
  8. How much money does Jack Smith earn?
  9. What is Jack Smith’s net worth?

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 Who is Jack Smith?

Jack Smith is fully known as John L. ”Jack” Smith is a recognized American attorney who has served in the United States Department of Justice (DOJ). He has served as an assistant United States Attorney, Acting United States Attorney, and head of the department’s Public Integrity Section. Smith was also the chief prosecutor at the Kosovo Specialist Chambers, an international tribunal at The Hague tasked with investigating and prosecuting war crimes in the Kosovo War.

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland named Jack an independent special counsel in November 2022. He is responsible for overseeing 2 preexisting DOJ criminal investigations into former president Donald Trump. First, an investigation regarding Trump’s role in the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, and an investigation into the mishandling of government records such as classified documents.

Jack Smith Career

Smith joined the New York County District Attorney’s office following graduation. He worked as an Assistant District Attorney where he was a member of the Office’s Sex Crimes and Domestic Violence Units. He then joined the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York in 1999. In the office, Smith prosecuted the police officers who sodomized Abner Louima and secured the death penalty against Ronell Wilson, who killed 2 members of the New York Police Department.

From 2008 to 2010, Smith worked for the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. He oversaw war crime investigations. In 2010, he was put in charge of the United States Department of Justice’s Public Integrity Section (PIS). Smith spent 5 years as chief of the PIS, where he prosecuted various corruption cases, such as those against Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, U.S. Representative Rick Renzi, and Jeffrey Sterling, a CIA agent who shared national secrets.

In 2015, he became an assistant United States Attorney in the Middle District of Tennessee. Smith worked as the acting United States Attorney in March 2017, succeeding David Rivera, and resigned effective September 2017 following the nomination of Donald Q. Cochran. He then became the vice president and head of litigation for Hospital Corporation of America in 2017. Smith was later named to a four-year term as chief prosecutor for the Kosovo Specialist Chambers in The Hague on May 7, 2018. He was investigating war crimes committed in the Kosovo War, such as the case of Salih Mustafa. Smith took up the post on September 11, 2018, and was appointed to a second term on May 8, 2022.

United States special counsel

United States Attorney General Merrick Garland named him special counsel on November 18, 2022. He was to spearhead the criminal investigations into Donald Trump’s actions regarding the January 6 United States Capitol attack. As well as Trump’s handling and storage of government records, including classified documents at his Mr-a-Lago estate.

A photo of Jack Smith
A photo of Jack Smith

How old is Jack Smith?

John L. ”Jack” Smith was born in 1969 in the United States and is aged between 52 and 53 years. He was born the same year as famous celebrities such as Jennifer Lopez, Mariah Carey, Jennifer Aniston, Jay-Z, Ice Cube, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, Matthew Perry, Dominic West, Taylor Sheridan, and many more.

Jack Smith Family

Who are Jack Smith’s parents?

John L. ”Jack” Smith was born to his parents in the U.S. and brought up in Clay, New York, a suburb of Syracuse. He has not shared his personal and family information with the media.

Does Jack Smith have siblings?

He has maintained a private lifestyle and has not shared any information about his family or siblings with the media.

Jack Smith Education

Smith attended Liverpool High School where he graduated in 1987. He then enrolled at the State University of New York at Oneonta, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude. Smith then joined Harvard Law School, where he earned his Juris Doctor in 1994.

Jack Smith Interests

Smith is also a competitive triathlete although he did not become a swimmer until he was in his mid-thirties.

Jack Smith Spouse

Smith is currently a married man and a father. He is married to a documentary filmmaker and has one child together. Smith has kept a private life and has not shared his wife’s information with the media.

Jack Smith Kids

Smith and his loving wife have one child together, a daughter. He has kept his daughter’s information a secret from the media and keeps a private life.

Jack Smith Height

Smith has a well-built, muscular, and physically fit body, but has not shared his measurements with the media.

Jack Smith Net Worth

American professional attorney, Smith has been active in his law profession from 1995 to the present. He has served under various roles in law and has garnered an estimated net worth of undisclosed millions as of 2022.