Willard Carroll Smith II, born on September 25, 1968, better known as Fresh Prince, is a famous American actor, a film producer and a rapper. He received various awards such as Acedemy Award, BAFTA Award, Grammy Award. He is one of Hollywood most bankable stars and have over $9.3 billion films grossed all over the world.
|Willard Carroll Smith II
|Date Of Birth:
|September 25, 1968
|Place Of Birth:
|Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
|Actor, Rapper, Film Producer
|Married/ Jada Koren Pickett
Early Life And Education
Will Smith was born on September 25, 1968 to Willard Carroll Smith St. his father and Caroline his mother.
He was born in Philadelphia, his father was a US Air Force veteran and her mom was a school board administratorbwho graduated from Carnegie Mellon University.
He grew up in West Philadelphia’s Whynnefield neighborhood and he started rapping at the age of twelve.
Will Smith started his career as the master of ceremony for the hip-hop duo with his childhood friend Jeffery Townes ( DJ Jazzy Jeff).
In 1990, the NBC television network signed him a contract and he acted in the film The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, it was successful and his acting career was began in full as he did determined to be the biggest movie star in the globe.
In 1989, Will Smith was arrested in relation to an alleged assault on his record promoter, William Hendricks; the charges were later dismissed.
He starred in the drama Six Degrees of Separation (1995) and it was his first major role. He starred Alongside with Martin Lawrence in Bad Boys.
He starred in so many interesting movies such as Men in Black which he starred alongside Tommy Lee Jones in columbia pictures.
And the movie grossed over $589.3 million worldwide and became the third highest-grossing film that year (1997).
He has been making progress in his career and he started in Aladdin as Genie and the movie grossed over $1 billion worldwide.
It’s Smith’s highest-grossing film, it even surpass Independence Day.
He also has a problem in his career as he resigned from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) which would have damage his family brand.
It was announced on April 8, 2022, as a decision made by the Academy to ban Smith from future Oscars galas and associated events for a period of 10 years.
However, Smith accept the punishment from the academy and sincerely apologised for his actions on July 29.
Will Smith was first married to Sheree Zampino in 1992 and the two was blessed with a son by name Willard Carroll “Trey” Smith III.
Unfortunately, as at November 11, 1992, they divorced In 1998, Trey appeared in his father’s music video “Just the Two of us”.
Smith later marry Jada Koren Pickett in December 31, 1997, he met Jada when she was auditioned to a play a role as his girlfriend in the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
He has an elder sister named Pamela and two younger siblings, twins Harry and Ellen. His parents separated when he was thirteen and divorced in 2000.
- Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
- Men In Black
- The Pursuit Of Happyness
- I Am Legend
- The Enemy Of The State
- I, Robot
- Bad Boys
- King Richard
- Six Degrees Of Separation
- Independence Day
- Bad Boys For Life
- Gemini Man
- Welcome to Hollywood etc.
Will Smith Net Worth
Will Smith the famous American actor has an estimated net worth of about $350 million.
Smith have 64M Followers, 224 Following, 1516 Posts on Instagram – (@willsmith).