Riley Smith | Biography
A phenomenal American actor and singer, Riley Smith is best known for his exceptional performance as Todd Schellinger in the television series ‘Freaks and Geeks’. The dashing and talented actor was born on 12th April, 1978 in Cedar Rapids, lowa, USA. He completed his high school graduation from the ‘Alburnett Junior-Senior High School’. He was interested in horse riding when he was a child. When he was 9 years of age, he competed first time in horse show. He was placed at 4th place at the ‘American Quarter Horse Youth World Championship’ when he was 15 years old. Riley became the president of 50000 member youth association. He was the youngest person to work as corresponding vice president of ‘American Quarter Horse Youth Association’. Smith was discovered by local talent scout at Westdale Mall. After that, he went to New York City to participate at the ‘International Modeling and Talent Association (IMTA)’. Later Smith was signed to Tommy Hilfiger modeling campaign.
Smith moved to Los Angeles after he was signed to Hilfiger modeling campaign. There, he gave screen test for 1998 WB pilot, Minor Threat. Initially, he appeared in various guest starring roles. He has appeared in the various movies like ‘Eight Legged Freaks’, ‘Not Another Teen Movie’, ‘New York Minute’ and ‘Radio’. After appearing in the several movies, he started to get other movie offers from renowned directors and producers. His career breakthrough performance came at the CBS series ‘Joan of Arcadia’. He was highly appreciated for his exceptional performance in the series. Later he was selected to play the role of Todd Schellinger in the NBC’s series ‘Freaks and Geeks’. He also portrayed the role of Dean Talon in Disney Channel movie ‘Motocrossed’. In 2009, he made appearance in an episode of the paranormal television series ‘Ghost Whisper’. He also gained wide attention for playing the role of Riley Wallace in the teen drama series ‘90210’. His recent appearance came in HBO series ‘True Blood’. Besides his acting career, he also gained huge recognition for being a lead singer of the band ‘The Life of Riley’. In 2010, the band has released three CDs : ‘The Life of Riley’, ‘Long Way Home EP’ and ‘Live in Hollywood at the Hotel Café’. For his phenomenal performance in 2003 movie ‘Radio’, he received CAMIE Award.
Moving towards his personal life biography, the handsome actor has not got married to anyone yet. But his name frequently came in the news with his juicy linkup with hot actresses. He was first seen dating with the beautiful American actress and model, Ashley Tesoro. But after spending some years with each other, he separated from this alluring actress. In 2002, he was seen in dating with the hot actress, Daneel Ackles. The couple dated with each other for four years. Smith is currently dating with the gorgeous British actress, Nazanin Boniadi. He has not announced his marriage date yet but he might give surprise to his fans with announcing his marriage with the beautiful actress soon.
Riley is a handsome and dashing actor who is blessed with the attractive looks and great physique. He has an exemplified height of 6 feet. His green colored eye and blond hair adds an essence to his personality. Through his charming looks and exceptional performance, he has gathered huge fan following. Smith has achieved huge fame and success in his career. He has not exposed his exact salary and net worth figure in the public yet. More addition about this extremely talented actor can be extracted from the wiki and reading his bio on IMDb. His fans can follow his recent news by following his twitter account @RileySmith.