Meet Bobby Smith, popular as the husband to UpTV’s Bringing Up Bates’ star Tori Bates.
In Jan 2021, the duo revealed their third pregnancy in an interview with the “People” — “baby girl will be here in June 2021”. They further added that it was such a bliss watching their two kids grow and with a new one on the way, they couldn’t be more excited.
On 24th June, Bobby and Tori welcomed their third child, a daughter named Charlotte Raine.
So, did this catch your attention on Tori Bates’ husband, her baby-father of three? Learn all about him over this Bobby Smith wiki.
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Bobby Smith Age, Birthday, Zodiac
Bobby Smith, full name: Robert Ellis Smith III, was born on February 16, 1995. That made him 25 years of age in 2021; about a year older than his wife Tori Bates.
Corresponding to his birthday, Bobby is of Aquarius zodiac.
Bobby Smith Wiki — Family, Hometown, Education
Bobby Smith comes from a family of five. His parents are named Rob and Sheri Smith, and he has two siblings Catherine and Amanda Smith.
More info on his family: Bobby’s parents were still together as of 2021. Like Bobby, his sister, Catherine was also a believer of Christ. Her IG bio wrote,
“Pursuing HIM ~ my highest prize, for me to live is Christ.”
Trivia: Bobby Smith’s brother-in-law is Kelton Balka (married to Josie Bates). Reportedly, the two were college roommates as well.
Information on his hometown wasn’t shared.
Interesting fact: Bobby is an amazing singer and a pianist. And it is no exaggeration when we say “amazing”. Check out his skills over his Youtube channel “Bobby & Tori Smith”. He was even elected the student body chorister at his college.
Height, Weight, Distinct Features
Bobby Smith stands above the height of 6 feet (182 cm) and weighs under 77 kg (169 lbs). Also, he is the tallest one in his family.
Mentioning his distinct features, Bobby has blue eyes and a longer face. Also, he has an arguably bigger nose.
Social Media Reach: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter
Bobby shared a joint account with his wife Tori. They were available on Instagram with 137K followers and Facebook with 6.7K followers under the name “Bobby & Tori Smith”. Mostly, they uploaded pictures of their family, especially kids, and a few words of god.
Also, they shared an account over Youtube named “Bobby & Tori Smith” with 400+ subscribers.
Their Twitter account wasn’t found.
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Bobby Smith Job, Net Worth, Career
Bobby Smith is a former pastor and a plumber.
In 2020, he was working for Tennessee Standard plumbing, owned by his brother-in-law/college roommate Kelton Balka. Reportedly, he first started his career in plumbing in early 2019 working for The Plumbing Authority in Knoxville, TN.
Talking about his time as a pastor, Bobby began working as the youth pastor at Bible Baptist Church in Hendersonville on May 20, 2018. Before that, he counseled a few groups of people including CIT Barkansaw boys at church.
Also, Bobby has a four-year bachelor’s degree in Bible and youth ministry. He completed his education at Pensacola Christian College in May 2017.
Bobby Smith’s net worth was over $300 thousand in 2021. Just in case you are curious, the average salary of a plumber in TN was around $24 an hour which aggregate to around $10,331 per year.
Bobby Smith & Tori Bates: Kids, Wedding, How Did They Meet?
Bobby Smith and Tori Bates first met through a mutual friend in 2015. And a year after on Valentine’s day 2016, Bobby asked Tori for a date at the Bates family’s “I Love You Day” party.
Dating for almost another year, on the February 9, 2017’s episode of Bringing Up Bates, Bobby’s proposal to Tori was featured on UpTV. Finally, the duo got engaged at Wiseman’s View on September 21 that year, followed by a wedding at Calvary Baptist Church On December 16, three months later.
For their honeymoon, the lovebirds flew out to California after spending two days in Gatlinburg.
As for their kids, the duo shares three. They are Robert Ellis IV, a.k.a. Kade (born in November 2018), and Kolter Gray ( born in March 2020). Also, their third child Charlotte Raine (born in June 2021).
In 2021, Bobby and Tori were living in East Tennessee. They previously resided in Nashville where Bobby worked as the youth pastor. In an interview, Bobby shared his reason for coming back to TN was to find a full-time ministry job.
Last modified: June 26, 2021