Sean Smith

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Sean Smith is the UK’s leading celebrity biographer and the author of five Sunday Times best sellers including Cheryl, the definitive biography of Cheryl Cole.

His books about the most famous people of our times have been translated throughout the world.

His subjects include Kate Middleton, Tulisa, Kylie Minogue, Robbie Williams, Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears,  Alesha Dixon, Victoria Beckham, and Jennifer Aniston. The film Magic Beyond Words: The J. K. Rowling Story was based on his biography of the Harry Potter author.

Described by the Independent as a ‘fearless chronicler', he specializes in meticulous research, going ‘on the road’ to find the real person behind the star image.

Sean is available for Speaking Engagements. 


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