Keely Shaye Smith is an American journalist, television host/correspondent, and author. The multi-talented lady is also a filmmaker, glamour model, and actress. She has had a rich career as a journalist, covering a broad range of issues from most wanted fugitives and celebrity journalism to animal advocacy and environmental journalism. She hosted NBC's primetime show ‘Unsolved Mysteries’ for a few seasons. As an author, Smith has had about six articles published in the Los Angeles Confidential magazine. An avid gardener, she is also writing a book on horticulture and is even trying to develop the book into a weekly television series. Till date, she has reported on everything from biodiversity and toxic waste to organic gardening and children's issues. The award-winning broadcast journalist and filmmaker regularly volunteers her time for various environmental causes such as clean air and clean water campaigns, anti-nuclear campaigns, saving endangered species, marine mammal and wetland protection, and environmental educational in the school for grades K-12. On a personal note, Smith is married to actor Pierce Brosnan and is a loving mother of two sons. She is also a stepmother of three kids.
Keely Shaye Smith first worked in a MTV music video titled "Stuck with You.” In 1990, she appeared as Valerie Freeman in the medical drama ‘General Hospital’. She then worked for ABC’s ‘The Home Show’ as an environmental correspondent for six years. From 1994 to 1997, she was a correspondent on NBC's primetime show ‘Unsolved Mysteries’. Smith then went on to serve as an entertainment correspondent for CBS' ‘Entertainment Tonight,’ HBO's ‘World Entertainment Report’ and NBC's ‘Today Show’ as well as a gardening expert for ABC's ‘Mike and Maty’ and ‘Good Morning America.’ Additionally, Smith hosted a series called ‘Great Bears’ for the Outdoor Life Network.
As a TV producer, Smith created and hosted ‘Home Green Home,’ an eco-friendly home and garden show that premiered on PBS. She has also produced and directed the award-winning documentary flick ‘Poisoning Paradise’ that is based on the toxic agricultural environment of Kauai.
As an author, she has contributed to the Los Angeles Confidential Magazine. Currently, she is working on her book titled ‘Gourmet Gardener’ which is slated to release soon.
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Keely Shaye Smith was born on September 25, 1963 in Vallejo, California. She met actor Pierce Brosnan in 1994 and went on to marry him on August 4, 2001. As of now, the couple has two sons, Dylan Thomas Brosnan and Paris Becket Brosnan. Smith is also the stepmother of actor Sean Brosnan, Christopher Brosnan, and Charlotte Brosnan.