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Edward Abel Smith


Facts of Edward Abel Smith

Full NameEdward Abel Smith
First NameEdward
Middle NameAbel
Last NameSmith
ProfessionCelebrity Husband
Birth CountryUnited Kingdom
Father NameRobert Ralph Abel Smith
Mother NameLinette J. Branson
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual Orientationstraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseKate Winslet
No Of Children1
Date of Birth1978
Married Date2012

Edward Abel Smith is the spouse of Kate Winslet. Professionally, he serves as a British businessman. 

Edward was born to parents Linette J. Branson and Robert Ralph Abel Smith. Kate, real name Kate Elizabeth Winslet CBE, professionally serves as an actress. 

Originally, she is from Reading, United Kingdom. Her nationality is British. As per her birth date, she follows the Libra zodiac sign.

Have Edward's parents already divorced?

Indeed, Edward's biological mom and dad are already divorced. Two of them split up while Edward was just a toddler. 

However, his mom moved on with her new partner named Robin Brockway. He was raised with four siblings. 

His mother and stepdad raised them in Parsons Green, South-West London. He also shares the relation of a nephew to Richard Branson, a billionaire CEO of Virgin Galactic

Where did Edward meet his wife, Kate?

The first time Edward met his spouse was in the year 2010. The location was in Edward's uncle Richard's private holiday venue at Necker Island

At that time, his current wife was there with her then-partner, Louis Dowler. Sadly, the house was caught in a huge fire, and that was when he met the love of his life. 

Both the individuals felt that spark inside them for each other. Later, Kate broke up and started dating Edward. The pair officially got engaged in 2012 and took the vows the same year.

Edward Abel Smith with his wife Kate Winslet.
Edward Abel Smith with his wife Kate Winslet. Source: Pinterest

Life after Wedding

The couple hosted their wedding at a heated barn located in the Catskill mountains near New York

No doubt, the pair have been living a blissful life since then. Moreover, after certain years, his spouse Kate stated him as a superhot, superhuman, stay-at-home dad. 

The lady didn't stop here but said that her man looks after them, including her and her son.

Also, Kate shared that once she asked him, could he do something for her? He instantly replied Anything. Furthermore, Edward is an extraordinary life partner, and she feels very lucky for that.

Edward Abel Smith with his wife Kate Winslet at an event.
Edward Abel Smith with his wife Kate Winslet at an event. Source: Pinterest

Reasons behind their child name 

The couple named their son Bear Blaze Winslet. But what was the actual reason for this unique name?

Kate finally explained the meaning behind it. She said that the name calls back to her youth days. 

One of her friends nickname was Bear. She was always fond of that name. Kate elaborated that her friend Bear was everybody's shoulder to cry on, actually a huge bear hug. 

Noting him to be the great figure in her life and sharing that till now, she remembers him. Then comes his son's middle name, Blaze

It refers to a house fire that she faced back in 2011 when she met her hubby. So she chose Blaze

Get a flashback on Kate Winslet life

Edward Abel Smith wife Kate Winslet.
Edward Abel Smith wife Kate Winslet. Source: Instagram

Going back to Kate's earlier life, she was born to her dad Roger and her mom Sally Anne

Her dad was a swimming pool contractor, while her mom was a barmaid. She was raised with three siblings named Beth, Anna, and Joss

Young Kate started her drama classes at 11 years of age at Redroofs Theatre school located in Maidenhead, Berkshire

By 12, she was spotted in her first TV advertisement for Sugar Puffs cereal

Moreover, she was spotted on stage every day and got the opportunity to be a part of a few sitcoms. However, her big break was at 17. 

Net worth

Since Edward's exact net worth hasn't been disclosed yet, we will rely on her wife's finance which is $65 million as of 2021.

Net worth$65 million
Income SourceProfessional actress


  1. He is 43 years old.

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Updated On Sun Dec 19 2021 Published On Sun Dec 19 2021 By shaumya

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