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Elizabeth Smart

Elizabeth Ann Gilmour is an American child safety activist and commentator for ABC News. She first gained national attention when she was 14 when she was abducted by Brian David Mitchell from her home in Salt Lake City. Mitchell and his wife, Wanda Barzee, detained Smart for 9 months until she was rescued by police on a street in Sandy, Utah. Smart continued to act as an activist and advocate for the missing. His life and his kidnappings have become the subject of many non-fiction books and films.

Born Elizabeth Ann Smart, November 3, 1987, Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
Alma mater Brigham Young University (B.M.)
Occupation Activist, journalist
Children 3

About Elizabeth Smart

Made international news after being kidnapped at age 14. She was rescued nine months later and later became a child safety activist and a contributor for ABC News.

Elizabeth Smart before fame

She was abducted from her home in June 2002.

Achievement of Elizabeth Smart

Her abductors were Brian David Mitchell and his wife Wanda Ilene Barzee, and they moved her around state to state and kept her in their home as a prisoner.

Elizabeth Smart family life

Her parents are Edward and Lois Smart. She was born and raised in Salt Lake City with her four brothers and sister. She married Matthew Gilmour in 2012; they welcomed a daughter in 2015, a son in 2017, and another daughter in 2018.

Associations of Elizabeth Smart

She spoke in the 2009 Women's Conference, hosted by Maria Shriver.

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Latest information about Elizabeth Smart updated on July 24 2021.