This is the life of Elizabeth Smart, defender children and kidnapping survivor . Personal Date of birth: November 3, 1987 Name of birth: Elizabeth Ann Smart Father: Ed Smart, real estate and mortgage brokerRead moreus Mother: Lois Smart Marriage: Matthew Gilmour (February 18, 2012-present) Children: Olivia, November 2018; Jacques, April 2017; Chloe, February 2015 Education: Attended Brigham Young University. Other Facts According to books and reports, immediately shortly after her abduction, Smart was detained in a campsite a few kilometers from her home. Sometimes she was tied to a tree or hidden in a hole. Once, she heard her uncle calling her, but could not answer. She met her husband while they were on a mission in Paris. Timeline 5 June 2002 - Fourteen-year-old Smart is abducted from the bedroom of her home in Salt Lake City, Utah, by Brian David Mitchell and Wanda Eileen Barzee. His younger sister, Mary Katherine Smart, is the only witness. July 24, 2002 - Mitchell allegedly attempted to kidnap Smart's cousin, Jessica Wright, but to no avail. October 2002 - Mary Katherine Smart tells her parents that she thinks the kidnapper could be a man named Emmanuel who worked at home for a day in November 2001. October 2002-March 2003 - Mitchell and Barzee take Smart to San Diego where they camp and do the rounds. February 3, 2003 - Police release sketch of vagrant, Emmanuel. February 2003 - The sketch and the information is presented on the TV program America 's Most Wanted. March 12, 20 03 - Smart is found alive, walking down a street with Mitchell and Barzee in Sandy, Utah, five miles from her home. March 18, 2003 - Mitchell and Barzee are both charged with six counts, including aggravated burglary, aggravated kidnapping, assaultsexual offense and two counts of allegedly attempting to break into Smart's cousin's house. April 30, 2003 - Smart and his family meet President George W. Bush at the White House. Bush signs child protection bill encouraging states to establish Amber alert systems to promptly release information on child abductions. October 24, 2003 - Smart appears in her first TV interview. NBC's Katie Couric speaks to him on a prime-time hour-long show. October 28, 2003 - The book, Bringing Elizabeth Home: A Journey of Faith and Hope, a collaboration between Smart, her father and author Laura Morton, is released. November 9, 2003 - CBSairs The Elizabeth Smart Story, a TV movie about Smart Test From Her Parents' Perspective. January 9, 2004 - Barzee is found unfit to stand trial and is sent to Utah State Hospital for further examination. September 2, 2004 - Mitchell pleads not guilty to kidnapping and five other counts. February 16, 2005 - Mitchell is removed from the courtroom for singing at a jurisdictional hearing. July 26, 2005 - Judge says Mitchell is mentally unable to stand trial. Sent to Utah State Hospital. December 18, 2006 - Mitchell is again found mentally unfit to stand trial after screaming in the courtroom . March 7, 2008 - Federal Grand Jury Charges Mitchell and Barzee with Transportation Countillegality of a minor across state s and one count of interstate kidnapping. May 21, 2008 - Smart and four other kidnapping survivors publish Justice Department brochure, You 're Not Alone: The Journey from Abduction to Empowerment. Oct 24, 2008 - US trial judge Samuel Alba pleads not guilty on behalf of Mitchell. Mitchell is withdrawn from the courtroom after starting to sing hymns. September 28, 2009 - A United States District Court judge rules that Smart can testify about his kidnapping and ordeal with Mitchell. October 1, 2009 - Smart testifies against Mitchell at a hearing to determine his jurisdiction. November 17, 2009 - Barzee pleads guilty to kidnapping and illegal transportation of a minor and agrees to cooperate in state and federal cases against Mitchell. May 21, 2010 - Barzee is sentenced to 15 years in prison. November 1, 2010 - Mitchell's trial for kidnapping begins. November 8-10, 2010 - Smart testifies against Mitchell, describing his nine months of ability. December 10, 2010 - Jurors find Mitchell guilty of kidnapping and unlawful transport of a minor with intent to engage in sexual activity. May 25, 2011 - US District Judge Kimball sentences Mitchell to life imprisonment. 2011 - Smart create the Elizabeth Smart Foundation to help promote the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force organized for law enforcement. July 7, 2011 - ABC News announces that it has hired Smart as a contributor to comment on missing persons cases. February 18, 2012 - Smart marries Matthew Gilmour at a Mormon temple on the Hawaiian island of 'Oahu. October 7, 2013 - Smart's memoir, My Story, is published. March 27, 2018 - Smart's book, Where There 's Hope: Healing, Moving Forward, and Never Give Up, is published. September 11, 2018 - Utah Pardons and Parole Board announces that Barzee will be released on September 19, 2018, as her time in federal custody must be counted against her state sentence. Barzee was not to bee released before five years. September 19, 2018 - Barzee is released from prison. Under the conditions of her release, she must register as a sex offender and participate in a mental health treatment program. February 6, 2020 - Smart informs Gayle King of CBS This Morning as she launches a self-defense initiative called Smart Defense after she said she was assaulted on a flight to Utah last summer. The program, designed by mixed martial arts and law enforcement experts, gives women and girls the confidence and self-defense skills to prevent, repel and combat sexual assault in a safe and controlled environment according to the Elizabeth Smart Foundation website. January 13, 2021 - Smart is revealed as a participant in the reality TV competition series, The Masked Dancer.