Algee Smith Bio, Age, Movies, TV Shows, Height, Let It Shine, Euphoria, Wife

Algee Smith
Algee Smith

Algee Smith Biography

Algee Smith is an American actor and singer who rose to fame for playing Chris McKay’s role on HBO’s drama series, Euphoria. He also gained national recognition for playing Ralph Tresvant in a BET Network original series called The New Edition Story. Smith also played Marcus Simms’ role in a 2014 film called Earth to Echo. His other famous supporting roles are in films and TV series like Detroit (2017), Judas and the Black Messiah (2021), Let it Shine (2012) and How To Rock (2012) among others.

Smith was born in the suburbs of Saginaw, Michigan but he grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. His parents relocated to Atlanta when Smith was only eight years old. This is where his passion for acting and music really grew. Algee’s father is also a musician who influenced Smith’s sound since he was a little boy. Therefore, he was deeply involved with art and music that he even completed his first rap reading and writing at the age of nine. Smith even bagged several minor roles in TV series while he was home-schooled. After high school, Algee moved from Atlanta to Los Angeles, California at the age of twenty to pursue his career in acting and music.

Algee landed his first major role in Disney’s Let It Shine and Earth to Echo back in 2012. These particular roles earned him credibility and experience as an actor. He then auditioned for the role of Ralph Tresvan on BET’s The New Edition Story where he showcased his abilities as an amazing performer. From there, Smith starred in the famous Algiers Motel Incident remake movie called Detroit. In 2018, he received the NAACP Image Award for his Outstanding work on The New Edition Story.

In 2017, Smith was able to release his first EP titled Listen. He also performed a viral Detroit soundtrack titled Grow. He landed his most controversial and successful role as Chris McKay on HBO’s Euphoria which he played from 2019 to 2022. In 2021, Algee was able to star in movies like Judas & the Black Messiah and Mother\Android.

Algee Smith Age

How old is Algee Smith? Smith is 29 years old as of 2023. He was born Algee Smith IV on November 7, 1994, in Saginaw, Michigan but grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. In addition, Algee celebrates his birthday on November 7th every year. his zodiac birth sign is Scorpio.

Algee Smith Height

Algee stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m). He also weighs approximately 66 kilograms (145 Ibs). Smith’s hair color is black and his eye color is black. Additionally, Smith is confirmed to have a Mesomorph body type. His other body measurements are still under review.

Algee Smith III | Parents

Smith is the son of Algee Smith III (father) and Tanesha Elay (mother). Algee was named after his father who was also named after Algee’s grandfather Algee Smith III. His father is a musician while his mother works as a well-known fashion designer. Algee Smith III was the one who influenced Smith’s sound and music from an early age. His parents parted ways and his mother is currently married to John Elay, Algee’s stepfather. Algee now has one younger stepbrother named Jonathan Elay and three half-sisters named Mei’asia Smith, Soteria Nisreen Eley and Gabriella Eley.

Algee Smith Wife | Girlfriend

Who is Algee Smith Dating? Algee is currently in a long-term relationship with his wife and girlfriend Dalia Kaissi. The two love birds like to keep their personal dating life away from the public. Hence, it is very difficult to know when and where Algee met Dalia. Nevertheless, Dalia is very active on social media and she currently works as an entrepreneur based in Los Angeles, California.

Algee Smith Will Smith

Will Smith is a popular American actor and rapper who rose to fame for his various roles in films and TV series like Bad Boys, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, King Richard (2021), The Pursuit of Happyness (2006) and many more. He has also won various awards and accolades including the Academy Award, four Grammy Awards and a British Academy Film Award. People have been speculating that Algee and Will are related due to their last names and resemblance. However, Algee and Will are not related. They only share the same surname.

Algee Smith Net Worth

Smith is believed to have an estimated Net Worth of around $3 Million as of 2023. His primary source of income is unquestionably considered to be his full-time career as a TV personality, Internet personality and film actor.

Algee Smith Movies

  • 2014 Earth to Echo
  • 2017 Detroit
  • 2018 The Hate U Give
  • 2021 Judas and the Black Messiah
  • 2021 Mother/Android

Algee Smith TV Shows

  • 2012 How To Rock
  • 2012 Army Wives
  • 2012 Let It Shine
  • 2015 Complications
  • 2016 The Infamous
  • 2016 Here We Go Again
  • 2016 Saints & Sinners
  • 2017 The New Edition
  • 2018 Electric Dreams
  • 2018 The Bobby Brown
  • 2019–2022 Euphoria