Toukie Smith is an American actress cum model who is famous for her prominent role on the NBC sitcom 227 as Eva Rawley. Moreover, she also appeared in a handful of movies such as Me and Him, Talkin’ Dirty After Dark, The Preacher’s Wife and many more. Most importantly, she became the first African-American model to have a dummy designed.
Recalling her childhood, Toukie Smith was born on 25 April 1955 under the sun sign Taurus. She was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the United States as Doris Smith to her parents.
Regarding her education, she went to the Fashion Institute of Technology. The actress holds American nationality and black ethnicity.
Toukie Smith is not married and has no children. She was in the romantic relationship with an American actor, producer, and director Robert Anthony De Niro Jr. from 1988 to 1996.
Also, the then-couple were blessed with the twin sons, Julian Henry De Niro and Aaron Kendrick De Niro. The children of the duo were born through surrogacy.
As of sources, Toukie is living a single life nourishing and raising her children.
As of March 2019, Toukie Smith is estimated to have the net worth of around $3 million according to Celebrity Net Worth. She mainly earns her decent net worth from his professional career as an actress cum model.
A verified source PayScale reported that the average salary of an actress is around $50,000. In addition, the payroll typically ranges in between $19 thousand and $205 thousand.
Moreover, a model earns approximately $49,000 as their average salary. The pay ranges from $25 thousand to $74 thousand.
In fact, the actress began her professional career as a model in 1970. She worked and endorsed for brands and designers which includes Geoffrey Beene, Chanel, Thierry Mugler, Norma Kamali, Patrick Kelly, Versace, and Issey Miyake.
Eventually, she posed and modeled for several popular magazines such as ‘Vogue,’ ‘Ebony,’ ‘Seventeen,’ ‘Cosmopolitan,’ ‘Redbook’ and ‘ELLE’ which surely increased her net worth.
Following, the model turned actress first appeared in the crime drama ‘Miami Vice’. To sum up, after the debut, she appeared in several sitcoms and movies including ‘Me and Him’,‘227’, ‘Talkin’ Dirty After Dark’, ‘I Like It Like That’ and many more.
Talking about her honors, the American model turned actress was once titled with Bloomingdale’s ‘Model of the Year’.