Hope Dworaczyk Smith, Mom, Philanthropist and Entrepreneur

Hope Dworaczyk Smith

Entrepreneur, mother, esthetician, philanthropist, and author. Learn more about Hope Dworaczyk Smith.

About Hope

Early Years

Hope Smith was born in the small town of Port Lavaca, Texas, where she spent much of her time with her mother and grandmother. From an early age, Hope possessed a passion for modeling and fashion. She was ambitious, completing an accelerated program at Hope High School, and graduated with a diploma at 16, less than a year after being crowned Miss Texas Teen America.

Launching Her Career

Graduating early allowed Hope to take the next steps in her career as a fashion model. After winning Miss Texas Teen America, she was signed by Wilhelmina Models in New York City. Within a short time, she was wearing brands like Balenciaga, Patek Philippe, and Versace on runways all over the world. Between modeling jobs she became a licensed esthetician and worked on television as a host and producer on Inside Fashion (Canada) and was a contestant on “Celebrity Apprentice.” In 2018, she also became a doula. Today, she is a mother of four and the wife of entrepreneur, philanthropist, and American businessman Robert F. Smith, who is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Vista Equity Partners.

In 2019, she founded MUTHA™, the luxury skincare brand that celebrates women and their bodies at every stage of their lives.

“I think that I always knew I wanted to create the life I wanted, and I knew I had to do it on my own.”

Hope Smith

Supporting Others

Hope strives to be an advocate for women and children, participating and donating to organizations like Unlikely Heroes, Together We Rise, and International Medical Corps. For both her career and philanthropic efforts, she has earned such honors as the International Medical Corps’ Humanitarian Award in 2018 and was listed among WWD Beauty’s Emerging Brand Founders and Forbes Inspiring Female Founders in the Beauty Industry in 2020.

Hope Dworaczyk Smith’s MUTHA™ Face Oil are among the brand’s luxury skincare products.
Hope Dworaczyk Smith’s MUTHA™ Face Oil are among the brand’s luxury skincare products.

About MUTHA™

Hope Smith is the Founder and CEO of MUTHA™, a luxury skincare brand dedicated to empowering women and nourishing their skin and entire bodies through enriching products. The brand’s line of body butters, body oils, skincare products, and more are designed to MUTHA™ women like their own mother would. Made of clean ingredients, all of the products are designed to strengthen women’s confidence, lessen their insecurities, and empower them to embrace every inch of themselves through all of the cycles of their lives. Every woman is strong, capable, and deserving of the very best.
Over 400 formulas tested to perfect Hope Dworaczyk Smith’s MUTHA™ Body Butter.
Over 400 formulas tested to perfect Hope Dworaczyk Smith’s MUTHA™ Body Butter.

Your Body is Magic

Women’s health enthusiast and trained doula, Hope Smith, is providing details about her experience and journey as a mother in her first book, Your Body is Magic.

Coming soon, the book tackles the noteworthy topics of pregnancy, postpartum recovery, and Hope’s experience with home birth. As a mother of four, Hope provides her unique insights on the topics while encouraging expecting women and current mothers to embrace themselves and the entire birthing and mothering process.

Hope Dworaczyk Smith works with International Medical Corps.
Hope Dworaczyk Smith works with International Medical Corps.

Philanthropy

Hope Smith’s humble beginnings and experiences throughout her life and career have helped fuel her passion for philanthropy. As a dedicated mother herself, Hope provides support to many organizations that offer aid to struggling women and children. Over the years, Hope has been personally involved with or made donations to Together We Rise, The Bail Project, The Conscious Kid, Beauty United, Unlikely Heroes, and more. She and her husband, Robert F. Smith, also often host 50 college-aged foster children every holiday season as part of supporting Together We Rise.
Hope is also actively involved with maternal and infant health programs at the International Medical Corps. For example, she has journeyed to Jordan to visit a refugee camp, one of the many villages where the program operates. In 2018, the International Medical Corps honored both her and her husband with the organization’s Humanitarian Award.

Blog

Gallery

Catch a glimpse of Hope Smith’s life and passions through the images in her gallery.

Press

Inspiring Female Founders in the Beauty Industry

05.09.20

MUTHA™ Founder and CEO Hope Smith is featured among other female titans of the beauty industry in honor of Women’s Month in 2020, sharing aspects of her busy life.

How Robert F. Smith, the Wealthiest Black American, Is Making Change

06.17.20
Hope Smith is profiled with her husband, Robert F. Smith, and their four children at their Colorado ranch where they shared details about their entrepreneurial endeavors.
Hope Dworaczyk Smith models white coat from luxury designer Chloé.
Hope Dworaczyk Smith models white coat from luxury designer Chloé.