Denice Noir

Meet model and actress, Denice Smith. Aspiring to influence the masses, this TV personality created her own production company to further her goals and support other creatives.

Where are you from?

Houston, Texas 

How long have you been practicing your craft?
I’ve been in the entertainment business over 15 years.

Who has influenced you? Who are your favorite greats?

One of my influences have been the Diane Carol.. Angela Bassett, and many other beautiful black actresses who have paved the way for me to be here today.

Why did you choose the path you’re currently traveling?

One of the reasons why I chose this path is because it’s my passion to show my creative ability on and off the camera.

How would you describe your brand, business, or projects?

Penten Production represents the creative circle from music to fashion and television. 

How would you describe your fan base? Who would you like to reach?

I would describe my Fanbase as diverse. I would like to reach all ages if I can. I mean, I’m not a role model but I feel I do some good in this world! Lol 

Do you have any other projects, businesses or brands you’re currently working on? If so, feel free to explain:

Yes I am actually in the process of pitching a TV show I created. Being that it’s under contract, I can’t say too much but I will definitely have my first TV show on air in the near future.

What or who motivates you?

Everyone that told me “no” lol. Those that love me in general who wants me to do good motivates me. At times I motivate myself to do better.

Who do you plan to influence with your work?

I plan to influence the masses.. 

What do you think is your purpose in life?

My purpose in life is to show that even through adversity you can still prevail.. my purpose also is to leave a legacy that will be recognized far beyond the years that I’m gone..

What is the title of your latest work of art, collection, or product? When did you release it, or when will you?

The title is called “Blocks”! 

Not released

How often do you showcase your work? Where do you showcase? Where would you like to take your brand?

 I have a website,

Name people or brands in your industry you’ve had the pleasure of working with.

 Will Packer, Will Packer production on the OWN network

How did you come up with your stage/business name?

I came up with Penten and Production because all of my friends and the people I know are creative. I wanted to give them a platform for them to create freely.

What is your favorite part about being in your industry? Least favorite?

My favorite part about being in the entertainment business is that I can be myself. 

What are your long-term goals?

My long-term goal is to create multiple movies and TV shows, appear in television, and ultimately to leave a legacy that matters.

Tell us anything you’d like the world to know about you.

Denice R. Smith; also known as Denice Noir, is an American model, actress and Producer. Denice has displayed her many talents for five consecutive years on showcases such as RIP the Runway, which aired on BET in New York City. Denice’s passion for acting and modeling inspired her to become a New York resident; where in addition to being continually involved in magazine shoots and fashion runways, she also landed a brief role in the popular television series: Law & Order. Denice also coaches kids and builds their self-esteem. 

 Denice was born in Houston, Texas and blessed with a naturally athletic physique and a fiery spirit ready to face the camera lens. After graduating and completing a Scholarship given education to Grambling State University, Denice swiftly moved to New York City. This move to the fashion and entertainment capital jump-started her career. Life in New York wasn’t always easy though, for a time; Denice became homeless but possessed a willingness to keep going and follow her dreams. In 2010, Denice decided to move to LA to find her niche. During this time, creativity took over and she created various TV Series such as “The Real Hollywood Grind” and “Blocks.” Things were evolving and changing at a great pace for her. 

 In 2016, Denice found herself in a relationship that suddenly became abusive after only six months of dating. The impact of the relationship to a great toll on Denice’s life. Denice lost everything all over again and was back at phase one and ready to revamp her mind, body, spirit and her career. After moving back to Texas, with support and love from family and friends Denice became empowered and began to heal from within, gaining back that strength and zest to cultivate greatness.

 Recently, Denice aired on the hit TV Series on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network, “Ready to Love”. She is thankful for the opportunity! Given the opportunity, Denice is sure she can not only display the knowledge and skill she has gained but also unleash her true potential. Denice currently resides in Houston, Texas where she is successfully networking with different parts of the world and successfully expanding her brand. 

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