Will Smith is one of the best actors in Hollywood. Along with his acting career, he is also a rapper, film producer, and Entrepreneur. He is best known for his roles in a trilogy of blockbuster movies ‘Bad Boys’ and ‘Men in Black’. His other top acting credits Independence Day, Wild Wild West, and drama The Pursuit of Happyness, amongst many more. He was critically acclaimed for his performances as boxer Muhammad Ali in Ali (2001) and stockbroker Chris Gardner in The Pursuit of Happyness (2006).
Apart from that, he famed as a rapper under the name The Fresh Prince during the late 1980s. Additionally, he has received five nominations in Golden Globe Awards and two Academy Awards. However, he has won four Grammy Awards for his hard work and dedication. Wanna know more about his career while reading net worth and relationships.
Caption: The American actor and singer, Will Smith.
Will Smith: Bio, Family, Education
‘Bad Boys’ famed star was born on 25 September 1968, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the United States of America. He is the second child to his parents Caroline and Willard Carroll Smith Sr. His mother worked as the Philadelphia school board administrator while his father, a U.S. Air Force veteran and refrigeration engineer. Further, he has three siblings: elder sister Pamela and young twins: Harry and Ellen.
Regarding his education, he attended a private Catholic elementary school ‘Our Lady of Lourdes’ and Overbrook High School. Following that, he reported to turned down a scholarship to attend the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) but he didn’t join the college. Moreover, his parents split up when he was 13 years old, and divorced in the year 2000.
Will Smith: Career & Life Achievements
Smith began his career in the entertainment industry in the year 1985 as the MC of the hip-hop duo ‘DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince’. He starred in the show with his childhood friend Jeffrey “DJ Jazzy Jeff” Townes as turntablist and producer. He also started his singing career when he joined as a beatbox in the trio group called Clarence Holmes (Ready Rock C). He was struggling financially when he starred in the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air in 1990. Before that in 1988 and 1989, he spent money freely and underpaid his income taxes which eventually assessed a $2.8 million tax debt. To pay the debt, he took many of his possessions and garnished his income.
Furthermore, his career took a peak between the years 1993-1997. When he launched his solo singing career and got the breakthrough film roles. In the 1990s, he had his roles in Six Degrees of Separation(1993), Bad Boys (1995), Independence Day(1996), and Men in Black(1997). He released his debut solo album ‘Big Willie Style’. His album reached the top ten of the US Billboard 200 and certified nine times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
His other acting roles include Wild Wild West (1999), I Am Legend (2007), Suicide Squad(2016), Bright(2017), and Emancipation(2020). In 2019, Smith had his second starring role in an animated film ‘Spies in Disguise’, opposite Tom Holland. His fourth album ‘Lost and Found’ in 2005 that peaked at number six on the Billboard 200. It’s lead single ‘Switch’ reached the top ten of both the Billboard Hot 100 and the UK Singles Chart.
Will Smith: Personal Life & wife
The Hollywood personality has married twice and divorced once. Smith first married his ex-wife Sheree Zampino in 1992 and divorced in 1995. From their marriage, he had welcomed his eldest son, Willard Carroll “Trey” Smith III on 11 November 1992. Trey walked in the footpath of his father and worked in the entertainment industry. He appeared in his father’s music video for the 1998 single “Just the Two of Us” and many more.
After two years in 1997, he has married multi-facet personality, Jada Koren Pinkett. She has involved in the industry as an actress, singer, and songwriter. The couple first met when Jada auditioned for ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ as a role as Smith’s character’s girlfriend. The couple had produced two children from their strong marriage. They are Jaden Christopher Syre Smith, born in 1998, and Willow Camille Reign Smith, born in 2000. Together, the duo has launched a joint production company called Overbrook Entertainment and Westbrook Inc from which they had produced many movies.
Caption: Will Smith and wife Jada Pinkett Smith
Will Smith: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
His marketing heft offers have helped him to maintain eight-figure salaries from his works in the entertainment industry. His approach to social media platforms has also helped him to accumulated millions through Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok. Therefore, he has an estimated net worth of around $350 million making him one of the richest actors in the globe.
He is highly active over different social media platforms including TikTok where he has over 52 million followers. He has a fan Twitter account page @TeamillDaily with 328.4k followers. Will has a verified Instagram account @willsmith with 52.6 million followers. On Facebook, he goes by the verified account under his name with more than 105k followers.
Will Smith: Body Measurements
The actor has a slim and athletic body that stands to a height of 6 feet 1.5 inches or 1.865 meters. His strong body has 42 inches chest size with 16 inches biceps size and maintains the body weight at around 82 kg. He has dark brown hair as well as eye color.