Kelly Goldsmith Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Net Worth, Survivor, Ted Talk

Kelly Goldsmith Biography

Kelly Goldsmith is a former reality television contestant and American marketing researcher who specializes in consumer behavior. She is currently the E. Bronson Ingram Chair and Professor of Marketing at Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management.


How old is Kelly Goldsmith? – Age

Goldsmith is 44 years old as of 2023. She was born on 27 April 1979 in San Diego, California, USA.

Kelly Goldsmith Family

Marshall Goldsmith, her father, is an executive leadership coach. Bryan Goldsmith is Goldsmith’s only sibling. Lyda and Marshall, her parents, have two dogs named Mandy and Beau. She earned a B.A. in sociology from Duke University in 2001. Goldsmith earned her Ph.D., M. Phil., and M.A. in marketing from Yale University, where she graduated in 2009. She went on to work as an associate professor at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management after graduation.

Kelly Goldsmith Wife

Goldsmith married Reid Shriner after winning Survivor: Africa. They have twin children together.

Kelly Goldsmih Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $5 Million.

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Kelly Goldsmith Survivor

Goldsmith appeared as part of the cast of Survivor: Africa on the third season of the American television reality shows Survivor in 2001. She has booted off the show on Day 24 after being falsely accused of voting against fellow contestant Lex van den Berghe. She placed ninth and was the first member of the jury. She voted for Ethan Zohn to win at the Final Tribal Council. Goldsmith later worked for CBS as a casting director, where she helped build the cast of Survivor: Vanuatu, the ninth season of the show.

Kelly Goldsmith Career

Since 2017, Goldsmith has worked as an associate professor of marketing at Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management. Human responses to scarcity and uncertainty are among her research interests. She has commented on the topic of panic buying by consumers in relation to COVID-19 in a number of publications. She previously presented a talk titled “How to make the most of not having enough” at TedxNashville in 2019. Additionally, she has been a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Consumer Research and the Journal of Marketing Research.