Shelley Smith’s Married Husband and Children: Meet The Model’s Spouse Michael Maguire & Kids; Nicky and Miranda Nathan

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Supermodel and former actress, Shelley Smith was married twice in her life and had two children. Let’s meet her partner Michael Maguire and ex-husband Reid Nathan and kids.

Shelley Smith was an American model and actress.

She first came to prominence as a fashion model, appearing on many magazine covers in the 1970s and early 1980s.

She then became an actress, primarily on television, working throughout the 1980s.

She debuted as an actress in 1979, appearing in an NBC telefilm about cosmetic surgery, Mirror, Mirror, and on The Associates. She would go on to guest star on such shows as Fantasy Island, Hotel, The Love Boat, Murder, She Wrote, Hunter, Magnum. P.I., and Simon and Simon into the early 1990s.

The fashion model and actress appeared in multiple celebrity game shows and starred in the 1979 sitcom, The Associates.

On Tuesday, August 8, 2023, Smith passed away at the age of 70. Her death was first shared by her spouse of over a decade. And following her death, many might want to know more about her bereaved husband and children. Read on for more about her personal life.

Who was Shelley Smith married to?

Shelley Smith was born on October 25, 1952, in Princeton, New Jersey, United States.

Her career in the entertainment industry was from 1979 to 1991.

After her career in showbiz, Smith retired from acting and obtained a master’s degree in psychology from Antioch University.

In 1991, she founded the Egg Donor Program, now known as Hatch Fertility, to help infertile couples.

Along the line in her career, she got married to Reid Nathan. Details about their marriage, including how they met, how long they were together and where they had their wedding, are yet to be disclosed.

Unfortunately, her marriage with Reid came to an end and she got married to fellow actor, Michael Maguire.

Shelley and Michael were married for 18 years until her passing in 2023. He had been single following his death from his first wife, Marita Geraghty in 2001 and in 2005, he and Smith tied the knot.

Shelley’s hubby, Michael Maguire is a retired American actor, best known for his role as Enjolras in the original Broadway production of the musical Les Misérables. This role won him a Tony Award in 1987. It also won him a Drama Desk Award and a Theatre World Award.

Shelley Smith has had encounters with Richard Cohen (1986), Peter Douglas (1986) and Alan Thicke (1985), per WhosDatedWho.

Did Shelley Smith have any children?

Before her death, actress and model Shelley Smith was a mother. She had two kids; a son and a daughter whose names are Nicky Nathan and Miranda Nathan.

She had her children with her first husband, Reid Nathan.

There are no further details about her kids.

She had no children with Michael Maguire, however, they had a blended family of six including four kids as he also has two daughters whose names are Kathleen Rose Maguire, and Fiona Marie Maguire.

Shelley was also a fixture in the game show circuit where she helped contestants on Pyramid win tons of money
Shelley was also a fixture in the game show circuit where she helped contestants on Pyramid win tons of money. Credit: Getty

Shelley Smith had an impressive career

The five-foot-nine beauty graduated from Connecticut College and built a bustling modeling career, appearing in magazines like Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar and Glamour.

She debuted as an actress in 1979, and made a splash co-starring with Martin Short on The Associates, a loose sequel to The Paper Chase.

Shelley played a no-nonsense, upper-class Wall Street law firm associate.

She graced the cover of TV Guide in November 1979 despite the show just lasting 13 episodes.

Shelley then starred in the 1983 NBC military drama For Love and Honor alongside Keenan Ivory Wayans for 12 episodes.

Her TV resume ran long into the ’90s as she appeared on Murder, She Wrote, and Magnum P.I.

Shelley also proved to be a formidable celebrity contestant in the game show boom.

She appeared on Super Password, Body Language and the Dick Clark-helmed $10,000 Pyramid (followed by its inflation-adjusted $25,000 and $100,000 versions).

Her skills helped the contestants she was paired with win thousands of dollars.

“She was really good at Pyramid,” The A.V. Club wrote in 2014 and placed her on its list of celebrities who found their “greatest fame” on game shows.

“Not only did Smith possess a formidably agile mind for the English language, she also carried herself with a preternatural calm that put contestants at ease.”