Blyde Smit's age, P.O.B, family, education, career, profiles, net worth

Blyde Smit's age, P.O.B, family, education, career, profiles, net worth

Blyde Smit is a well-known face on South African screens. She rose to fame as an actress as the ten-year-old Kate in the first two seasons of the drama series Erfsondes. But more recently, she has made a name for herself in the soap 7de Laan as Gabby.

Who is Blyde Smit?
Blyde Smit is a South African actress best known for her role as Gabby in 7de Laan. Photo: @blydesmit (Modified by author)
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South African actress Blyde Smit is one of the fastest-rising stars in the entertainment industry. She is a Jack of all trades with exceptional acting, screenwriting, photography, and videography skills. This biography explores Blyde Smit's TV roles, personal life, and online presence.

Blyde Smit's profile and bio summary

Date of birth20 October 1995
Place of birthJohannesburg, South Africa
Zodiac signLibra
Age27 years (as of July 2023)
NationalitySouth African
EducationAfrikaans Hoër Meisieskool Pretoria, the University of Pretoria, Drama Cumm Laude
Bachelor's degree Drama
Honours degreeScreenwriting
ProfessionActress, Production Designer
Accents English, British
LanguagesEnglish, Afrikaans, and a bit of French
Hair colour Brown
Eye colour Hazel
Height in feet5′ 7¾″
Height in centimetres 172 cm
Sexual orientationStraight
PartnerThomas Hill Jr.
Pet Dog (Teddy)

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Blyde Smit's age

Blyde Smit's biography
Blyde Smit was born in 1995 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Photo: @blydesmit (Modified by author)
Source: Instagram

She was born on 20 October 1995 and is 27 years old as of July 2023. Unfortunately, little is known about Blyde Smit's parents, siblings, or upbringing.

Blyde Smit's place of birth

The actress was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, and is of South African nationality.

Blyde Smit's education profile

Blyde graduated from Afrikaans Hoër Meisieskool Pretoria in 2013 and then continued to the University of Pretoria to complete her Bachelor of Drama degree.

While studying, she performed in several theatre shows, including Shedding the Load, Still, and FlikFlooi. In 2017, she finished her Honours Degree at Drama Cumm Laude with a Screenwriting concentration. She speaks English, Afrikaans, and a bit of French.


Blyde Smit's career
Blyde Smit made her television debut at 12 in the Afrikaans drama Erfsondes. Photo: @blydesmit (Modified by author)
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Smit debuted on television at 12 in the first and second seasons of the Afrikaans drama Erfsondes (SABC 2). She played Little Kate, the younger version of the show's lead actor Jana Strydom. Since then, she has acted in some television shows. Below are some of Blyde Smit's TV shows:

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  • Scandal (SABC 1) as Svetlana
  • Dead Places (Netflix) as Rebeca
  • Troukoors (Wedding Fever) (Showmax) as Luca Rieker
  • 7de Laan (SABC 2) as Gabby Kemp
  • Erfsondes s1 as Kate (Little) and s2 as Young Kate (10)

Other works

In addition to acting, Blyde penned her first screenplay, a South African psychological thriller that went into production in October 2022 in the Tankwa Karoo. She also worked as a production designer for the film The Construct.

Blyde Smit's work
Besides acting, Blyde Smit is also a production designer and into photography. Photo: @blydesmit (Modified by author)
Source: Instagram

Blyde has also appeared in TV commercials for KFC and Kinderjoy. She also founded a photography studio in Pretoria called Sowaar Studios. Her official net worth remains unknown.

Blyde Smit's Instagram

The actor's Instagram account goes by her name. She has a following of 29.2K followers as of 14 July 2023.

Is Blyde Smit dating?

Blyde and Thomas Hill Jr engaged in August 2022 as per her IG post. She has been quite forthcoming about her love life by sharing details of their relationship on her Instagram.

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Blyde Smit's height

The actress stands tall at 5′ 7¾″ (1.72 m). Her waist-to-hips-measurements are 30 and 34 inches, respectively.

Blyde Smit is a talented South African actress best recognized for her roles in 7de Laan and Dead Places. She has also appeared in several TV commercials and is a production designer.

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