Christie Smythe Biography

Christie Smythe is a well-known Journalist who used to work at St. Louis Business Journal, The Courier-Journal, Arizona Daily Star, Cape Cod Times, and Bloomberg. Recently she is under the spotlight because of her romance with Martin Shkreli who is a convicted felon.

Early Life

Christie Smythe is born on 8th September 1982 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America. She maintains a close relationship with her parents but their name has not been shared with the media. She is a high school graduate and for her further studies, she went to the University of Missouri to study Journalism. Later she attended Columbia University and completed her MA in Journalism under Knight – Bagehot Fellowship in Business and Economics.

Christie Smythe Career

In June 2004 she started her career in the field of Journalism as she began working at Cape Cod Times as Business Reporting Intern. From 2005 to 2012 she was seen working at various Broadcasting organizations like St. Louis Business Journal, The Courier-Journal, and Arizona Daily Star. In June 2012 she started working as a legal reporter at Bloomberg LP. While working over there she covered the federal investigation of Martin Shkreli as she was the first reporter to break the news when he was arrested in December 2015.

In 2018 she quit her job when Martin was convicted of Security Fraud. While her superior found her unprofessional and biased in this case. After leaving the job she was working for a journalism start-up known as The Academic Times from her home. According to sources she will be waiting for Martin to get released from jail so that they can spend the rest of their life together as a couple.

Christie Smythe Biography

Real Name Christie Smythe
Birth Date Septmeber 8, 1982
Age (As of 2022) 39 Years
Birth Place Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
Nationality American
Profession Journalist
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Virgo

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimetres – 170 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 56 kg  –  in Pounds –  123 lbs
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Slim




College University of Missouri, Columbia University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Boyfriend Martin Shkreli (Ex.)

Personal Life

Christie met her husband Devin Arcoleo in 2009. Within months the couple started dating and got married in 2014. The couples were quite happy before Martin came into the picture. They did not have children together. In 2018 Christie got a divorce from Devin as according to sources he was unhappy with the Elle article. He even tried to warn her by saying that Martin is using her for his benefit. She met Martin in 2015 when he was under federal investigation for violating various securities laws.

With a lot of involvement in his case, she fell in love with him and often used to meet him at the prison. They also planned their future and kids. Due to coronavirus protocols, he was released early in April 2020. Christie proposed a letter to Martin to live with her under the same roof but he later found that she was helping Elle with the articles. So he stopped communicating and broke up with her through his lawyer.

Christie Smythe Net Worth

Christie used to work in higher positions at Bloomberg and various organizations like St. Louis Business Journal, The Courier-Journal, and Arizona Daily Star. With her qualifications, she earns a lot and she also plays a crucial role in being a reporter. Recently she was in the limelight because of Martin Shkreli. She was seen giving many interviews for the same. According to sources, her exact figure of net worth has been kept private and away from the media.


  • In 2015 the story she wrote about Martin was one of the most-read stories on Bloomberg that year.
  • According to sources, she divorced her husband in order to be with a man who has committed a crime and is said to be the most hated man in the world.
  • Christie still continues to defend Shkreli on social media even though he is ignoring her.
  • According to sources Martin’s Lawyer warned him to not get romantically involved with Smythe.
  • Her marriage was spoiled as she started falling for Martin Shkreli.
  • Before working at Bloomberg, she worked at many places like St. Louis Business Journal, The Courier-Journal, and Arizona Daily Star.
  • She shares her views by using her Twitter account where she has 8,888 followers.

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