Lia Smith is an American fitness trainer and creator of ‘B THE METHOD’, a special and unique mind-body exercise. Away from her professional career, she is also known as Justin Lee Bartha’s wife. Her husband is an American actor that has starred in movies like Driven (2018) and Sweet Girl (2021).
Before turning into a classical pilates instructor, the mother of 2 and occasional actress worked as a studio manager in Hollywood. Keep reading to find out more about her.
Fascinating Facts About Lia Smith
1. She was Born and Raised in Oahu Hawaii
Oahu, Hawaii, is where Lia Smith was born and raised. Although not much is known about her early life and childhood, she has previously said in an exclusive interview that she spent most of her time as a young girl in the dance studio and on the seashore.
2. Lia Smith Dreamt of Becoming a Professional Dancer
Smith said that when she was much younger, becoming a professional dancer was her goal. Unfortunately, she was diagnosed with scoliosis during her teenage years and this prevented her from pursuing her dream. Lia later made the decision to seek a natural remedy for her illness, thus, engaging in a variety of fitness activities.
3. She Studied Mathematical Economics at Scripps College
While information regarding Lia’s early education is unavailable, we have been able to learn that she attended Scripps College to study mathematical economics.
4. Lia has worked as a Studio Manager in Hollywood
Smith has said she previously worked as a studio manager at Lionsgate and HBO. However, she could not keep up with her job because her scoliosis was becoming unbearable. A friend later recommended Pilates to her and this became a life changer. She enrolled in Pilates and got her certification and started teaching full-time. According to her exercising became the only thing that made her feel great.
5. She Got Married in 2013
The fitness trainer started dating Justin in 2012 after she met him at a gym in Los Angeles while she was still working in Hollywood. The duo later announced their engagement in May 2013 while on vacation at Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur, California. They tied the knot in a picturesque ceremony in Oahu, Hawaii on January 4, 2014.
The couple has been married for 9 now and they make a tattoo on their body every year to mark their anniversaries.
Furthermore, Lia Smitha and her husband Justin Bartha are parents of 2. The celebrity couple welcomed their first daughter, Asa Charlotte Bartha on April 13, 2014, while their second child, Ruby was born on April 16, 2016.
6. Lia Created ‘B The Method’
As mentioned earlier, Lia is a fitness instructor. She is not only a fitness instructor, but she has also created an exercise pattern called B The Method. The exercise pattern is done in curated cues, creating a flowing exercise connecting the entire body, while inducing a meditative state for the mind.
Similarly, she launched B The Method online during covid and she gets to teach her clients several exercises without any physical contact. Her website is bthemethod.com
7. She Has Starred in Some Movies
Although Lia is more identified as a fitness instructor, She has also had a stint in the entertainment industry. She is currently known for movies like Fair Game (2005), Trophy Smile (2021), and Applause for Miss E (2009).
8. Her Husband has an Impressive Career Record
As mentioned earlier, Lia’s husband is an American actor. Justin, 45, is known for his roles as Riley Poole in the National Treasure film series, Doug Billings in The Hangover trilogy, and David Sawyer in the NBC comedy series The New Normal.
He began his film career behind the camera as a production assistant on the film Analyze This. His acting debut came with his first film, as a clubgoer. He wrote and directed a short film, Highs, and Lows, which was shown at the South by Southwest Film Festival in 2003. Additionally, he wrote, produced, and starred in an MTV pilot called The Dustin and Justin Show.
He has further starred in other music videos and theatrical performances.
9. A Look at Her Husband’s Dating History.
On average, Justin has had 3 public relationships dating back to 2013. The women he is known to have dated are Lydia Hearst, an American fashion model, actress, socialite, and lifestyle blogger. He has as well dated Ashley Olsen, an American businesswoman, fashion designer, and former actress.
10. How Much is She Worth?
Smith’s net worth is currently estimated at $1.5 million. Her primary source of income is her career as a fitness instructor. More so, she sells a stability ball on her website worth $25. Aside from the money she makes from her career, she has also made money from endorsement and ambassadorial deals with products like Tatchua, Hum, and Wildflower.