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Filthy Rich star Miriama Smith shares billion dollar plan

We catch up with Filthy Rich star Miriama Smith who shares her most extravagant purchase, what she would do if she were truly brave and her generous billion dollar plan.
Filthy Rich star Miriama Smith

We get to know the actress starring in TV2’s new drama Filthy Rich.

What would you do if you were a billionaire?

I’d share.

What’s the one website you can’t resist checking?

Trade Me, especially the retro and antique sections.

Who in your life do you envy the most?

Me 20 years ago when I could party all night and then still go for a run in the morning… sigh.

Whose work do you admire and why?

Meryl Streep. She’s an incredible actress with such poise and strength. She hasn’t allowed herself to get typecast and keeps on delivering seamless performances.

What’s your go-to outfit for parties and special occasions?

A snakeskin jumpsuit I found in an op shop in El Salvador. It cost me $US5, fits like a glove and has become a regular outfit of choice by my alter ego ‘Foxy Brown’.

What would you do if you were to be truly brave?

Shave my head and throw away my hairbrush.

Who would be your ultimate dinner party guest?

Graham Norton. His cheek and wit is infectious and he can hold court at any occasion.

What activity takes up most of your time?


What do you love most about summer?

That I never know what time it is.

What’s the best thing that hasn’t been invented yet?

Ice that doesn’t melt.

What’s the most extravagant thing you own?

My biggest splurge is buying an avocado orchard. I’m addicted to the suckers.

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