Taran Noah Smith Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, Career and Awards

Taran Noah Smith Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, Career and Awards.

Taran Noah Smith Net Worth 2020 – Taran Noah Smith is an American former actor and he is widely known as Marcus ‘Mark’ Jason Taylor in the longest-running and the 90s’ most widely views sitcom, ‘Home Improvement’.

Taran Noah Smith Net Worth

Quick Facts of Taran Noah Smith

Full NameTaran Noah Smith
Net Worth$300 thousand
Date of Birth1984 /04 /08
Marital StatusDivorced
BirthplaceSan Francisco, California, U.S.
EthnicityMixed(Italian, Swedish, English and Irish)
Active Year1991–1999
Eye colorBlue
Hair colorLight Red
SpouseHeidi van Pelt (2001–2007; divorced)
Height6ft 1½inches (1.87 m)
Weight60kg (132lbs)
EducationUniversity of Southern California
ChildrenOne(Nolan Eric Smith)


Taran Noah Smith was born on April 8, 1984, in San Francisco California. It was here that he was raised alongside his sister, Ariandrea Hilary Smith by their parents, Candy Bennici and David Smith.

Taran Noah loves to pass time by motorcycling, sailing and especially flying the family airplane. He also plays the drum. Taran is 34 years old now and left acting. He was seen doing some volunteering.

When Smith was 17, he married Heidi Van Pelt, a vegan food guru sixteen years his senior. He thought it would help him to gain custody of his $1.5 million Home Improvement earnings, which he believed were being squandered by his parents.

Smith and Van Pelt (at left) started a vegan foods company called Playfood, Inc., which they ran illegally out of the Sherman Oaks home Smith had bought during his childhood. Smith told the National Enquirer that the marriage soured when his wife told him she preferred women to men.

Smith’s divorce from Van Pelt helped him to re-establish ties with his family, although the proceedings were bitter, to say the least.

He won legal control over the company he and his ex-wife co-founded, and in April 2009, made one of his first public appearances in years at the 7th Annual TV Land Awards.


He attended the University of Southern California and wanted to study film but he did not graduate as he dropped later.


He got a role in the popular sitcom, ‘Home Improvement’ before he was 10. Also, he got a role in ‘ABC TGIF’ in 1990, in ‘Ebbie’ in 1995, in ‘Little Bigfoot 2: The Journey Home’, in ‘7thHeaven’ and in ‘Batman Beyond’.

he didn’t want to be an actor and he stayed away from the screen by the time he was an adult.


Taran Noah Smith was awarded Young Artist Award in the category Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor Under Ten for Home Improvement in 1992, and Young Artist Award in the category Outstanding Youth Ensemble in a Television Series for Home Improvement in 1994.

Net Worth

Smith has an estimated net worth of $300 Thousand from his profession as of 2020. Moreover, he earns a lucrative amount of money from his career. From his work as an actor, Taran Noah Smith had $1.5 million in a trust fund until he turned 18.

After turning 18, he filed a case against his parents whom he allegedly said misused the fund and used it in buying a mansion, and he won the case.

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