The Life Story of Italia Anita Maria Smith
Italia Anita Maria Smith was born on January 3, 1991, to LL Cool J, an American rapper, actor, record producer, and his wife, Simone Smith. She has three siblings, Samaria Leah Wisdom Smith, Nina Simone Smith, and Najee Laurent Todd Eugene Smith.
Regarding her love life, Italia Anita Maria Smith is married; she met her husband, Lamar Cardinez, in 2013. They fell in love and started dating soon after. The couple wedded on July 17, 2017, at the Sparkling Pointe Vineyards in New York, and in attendance were her family, friends, and some celebrities. Italia and her husband have remained married for over five years now.
Italia Anita Maria Smith is a mother to two beautiful kids, a son King Cardinez and a daughter Faith Cardinez. She often shares pictures of them on her Instagram account.
Educational Background and Professional Career
Italia Anita Maria Smith studied up to the college level; she graduated from Manhasset Senior High School in 2009 before enrolling at Northeastern University to pursue a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Italia returned to school again to try it out in another sector; she joined Cornell University, graduating in 2019 with a certificate in Commercial Real Estate.
After obtaining her certificate in real estate, she started working as a real estate agent affiliated with Keller Williams Realty Inc.
Italia Anita Maria’s older brother Najee is a photographer and videographer, having obtained his Photography degree from Long Island University. In the past, Najee got himself on the wrong side of the law; he was arrested in 2015 for fighting security guards. However, the charges were dropped.
Italia’s sister Samaria is a fashion designer and fitness model. She posts some of her work on her Instagram handle. She is not married, but she is in a romantic relationship. Italia’s youngest sibling is Nina Simone Smith, who is not married.
Italia’s Father’s Career
Italia Anita Maria Smith’s father loved music from a young age; his grandfather bought him some music equipment which he used to record his music. Professionally, he started his music career in 1984 after signing a contract with Def Jam Recordings. His first single, I Need a Beat, brought him to the spotlight. Italia’s father achieved further success after releasing his album Radio in 1985.
LL Cool J has had a successful musical journey and is set to record and release more music. Italia’s father is also an actor; some of his projects include The Deal and NCIS: Los Angeles.
As a real estate agent, Italia Anita Maria Smith is making good money to meet her and her family’s needs. Besides, her husband is also working and so they can share responsibilities. Italia’s exact net worth is unknown, but her father, who has worked in the music and acting industry for a long time, has a net worth of 120 million
Italia Anita Maria Smith is active on social media platforms, particularly on Instagram, where she likes sharing pictures of herself and her family. Italia also posts pictures of public events she has attended for over 28k followers.