Wanda Ileen Barzee aka Wanda Barzee (born November 6, 1945) is an American Citizen from Salt Lake City, Utah. Barzee with her husband “Brian Mitchell” kidnapped Elizabeth Smart and abducted her nine months. On 5 June 2002, when Smart was 14-year-old, captured from her home in Federal Heights. In fact, her younger sister “Mary Katherine” also witness the incident but she pretended to be asleep.
Moreover, Wanda and Mitchell kept her in the woods of Salt Lake and later went to the San Diego County, California. During this period, Elizabeth was raped several times. In fact, she tortured by Barzee and they even gave her garbage to eat. Brian called himself a religious preacher.
On 12 March 2003, Mitchell and his wife were recognized by a couple. They had seen their pictures in the news on the television. They were roaming on the streets of Sandy, Utah. Later, Elizabeth also recognized by the police and kidnappers arrested. Moreover, the criminals are currently serving in the prison.
On 19 September 2018, Wanda released from the prison after serving almost 15 years in the jail. She was not expected to release for about 5 years more. But the Utah parole board made a decision to release her.
Wanda Barzee Profile, Age, Parents & Siblings
How old is Elizabeth Smart’s Kidnapper? She was born on 6th November 1945 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. As of 2018, Wanda Barzee’s age is Seventy-two (72) years old. Her mother name is Dora Corbett. But her father‘s information is available on the internet.
Furthermore, the 72-year-old kidnapper has two sisters. Their names are Evelyn Camp and Janice Camp. As per her education, she is a high school graduate.
Personal Affairs, Spouse & Children
During her school days, Wanda was in a relationship with boyfriend “Talmadge Thompson”. The couple married shortly after their high school. In fact, Thompson shares six children with her wife.
Later in 1964, the couple decided to end their marriage due to some personal problems. They divorced each other the same year. In addition, Barzee tied the knot with her second husband “Brian David Mitchell”. They did a very serious crime in 2002. Mitchell convicted for life sentence and his spouse sentence for 15 years. The couple divorced each other in 2004.
Wanda Barzee Biography, Age, Spouse, Kidnap Case, Children, Parents, Story, Height, Weight & Details
|Personal Life Information|
|Full Birth Name||Wanda Ileen Barzee.|
|Working As||Not Known.|
|Age||Seventy-two (72) years old (As of 2018).|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||6th November 1945.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.|
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Scorpio.|
|Current Residence||Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.|
|In the news for||1. Kidnapped "Elizabeth Smart" at the age of 14 with her husband.
2. Recently released from the jail.
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 4".
Centimeters: 164 cm.
Meters: 1.64 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 62 Kg.
Pounds: 136 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||34-30-37.|
|Shoe Size (US)||6.|
|Hair Color||Greyish White.|
|Parents||Father: Will update.
Mother: Dora Corbett.
|Siblings||Sister: 1. Evelyn Camp.
2. Janice Camp.
|Famous Relatives||Not Known|
|Wanda Barzee Husband & Relationship|
|Boyfriend||Name not Available.|
|Husband/Spouse Name||1. Talmadge Thompson (div. 1964).
2. Brian David Mitchell (m. 1985- div. 2004).
|College/ University||Not Known.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Tom Hanks.
Actress: Meryl Streep.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Love to do||Reading.|
|Favorite Food||Italian Food.|
|Wanda Barzee Net worth|
|Net Asset||Under Revision (As of 2018).|
|Salary Per Episode||Will Update.|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||N.A.|
|Email Address||Will update soon.|
|Official Website||Not Available.
Lesser Known Facts about Elizabeth Smart’s Kidnapper
- Wanda and her husband abducted Smart on the knifepoint from her room.
- After her release, Elizabeth said that Barzee is very dangerous as she still stands by Mitchell’s religious teachings.
- “She even encouraged her husband to rape me while sitting next to me,” Elizabeth said in a conference.
- The 72-year-old criminal released from the Utah State Prison on Wednesday.
- She was pleaded guilty in 2010.
- Furthermore, the Smart family once hired Brian and his wife to do handiwork at their home. Therefore, Elizabeth knew them when they were kidnapping her.
- Wanda is prohibited to contact Smart in any way.
- Currently, Elizabeth works as a Child Safety Activist, Journalist, Contributor to ABC News, and Harpist. She married Matthew Gilmour. The couple also shares a son named “James Gilmour” and a daughter “Chloe Gilmour” together.