Will Smith

Will Smith

Will Smith
Quick Facts About Will Smith
Celebrated Name Will Smith
Age 55 years old
Nick Name The Fresh Prince
Birth Name Willard Carroll Smith II
Birth Date 1968-09-25
Gender Male
Profession American Actor
Nationality American
Place of Birth Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the U.S.
Ethnicity Afro-American
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Libra
Father Willard Carroll Smith Sr.
Mother Caroline
sisters Pamela and Ellen
Brother Harry
High School Overbrook High School
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status married
Wife Jada Koren Pinkett
Children 3
Net Worth $350 million
Salary $40 million per year
Height 6 ft 2 inches
Weight 82 Kg
Body Measurement 42-33-16 inches

Will Smith, one of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood and the whole world, is best known for his fictionalized self-portrayal on the American NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990–1996) which helped him to launch his acting career. The show's success is considered to be a watershed moment for Hip-Hop and Black television, with many publications referring to it as one of the "Greatest Sitcoms of All Time". 

He gained international recognition with his role in the action film Bad Boys (1995), and its sequels Bad Boys II (2003) and Bad Boys for Life (2020), and the sci-fi comedies Men in Black (1997), Men in Black II (2002), and Men in Black 3 (2012). Smith first gained recognition as part of a hip hop duo with DJ Jazzy Jeff, with whom he released five studio albums.

For his portrayal of Richard Williams in the biographical sports drama King Richard (2021), Smith won the Academy Award for Best Actor, making him the first rapper to win an acting Oscar, 33 years after he became the first musician to win a Grammy for rap music. 

Who is Will Smith?

Will Smith is an American actor, rapper, and film producer. He is the recipient of an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and four Grammy Awards. He is one of Hollywood's most bankable stars having his films grossed over $9.3 billion globally as of 2022. Forbes referred to him as the "biggest movie star of the post-9/11 era". 

Smith has often been noted for achieving groundbreaking success throughout his work as an actor in television and film. He is also equally famous in the music field too. He was a member of DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince making them the first rap act to win a Grammy Award, as well as the first to win an MTV Video Music Award for Best Rap Video. 

As of 2013, his debut solo album Big Willie Style (1997) is among the best-selling rap albums of all time.  Emancipation is his upcoming action thriller movie. It is scheduled to be released in 2022. He is also currently serving as an executive producer for Bel Air, an American drama television series. The series premiered on Peacock on February 13, 2022. 

What nationality is Will Smith?

Will Smith was born on 25th September 1968 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the U.S. His birth name is Willard Carroll Smith II. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. His star sign is Libra. He is a believer in Christianity since his childhood.  

Smith was born to his father, Willard Carroll Smith Sr., a US Air Force veteran, and his mother, Caroline who was a school board administrator. He has an older sister named Pamela and two younger siblings, twins Harry (brother) and Ellen (sister). He was raised in West Philadelphia's Wynnefield neighborhood. 

Smith attended the Overbrook High School in his hometown from where he graduated in 1986. After high school, he quit studying in order to pursue a rapping career. 

Who is Will Smith's wife? 

Will Smith has been married two times in his life. His first marriage was to Sheree Zampino from 1992 to 1995. Zampino is an American fashion designer, actress, and businesswoman. She is best known for appearing on the VH1 reality television series 'Hollywood Exes' (2012), as the ex-wife of renowned Hollywood actor and rapper Will Smith. The ex-couple shares a son named Willard Carroll "Trey" Smith III who is currently 29 years old. 

Smith's second and current wife is Jada Koren Pinkett, an American actress, with whom he married on December 31, 1997. They met when Pinkett auditioned for a role as Smith's character's girlfriend in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Together they have two children: a son named Jaden Christopher Syre Smith, born in 1998, and a daughter, Willow Camille Reign Smith, born in 2000. As of now, the family resides in their $11 million 10,400 square-foot home in Hidden Hills, California. 

How much is Will Smith worth?

Will Smith is the 20th wealthiest actor in the world. As of April 2022, his net worth is estimated to be US $350 million. At the peak of his career in the 2000s, Will earned $20 million to $30 million per movie. In recent years he has earned massive single-film salaries from Netflix. He reportedly earned $20 million for the 2017 Netflix movie "Bright" and $35 million for its sequel.

Will Smith earns at least $40 million from his various income sources annually. Need to say that he has earned as much as $80 million in some years. For example, between June 2019 and June 2020, Will earned $45 million from his various endeavors, primarily film salaries.

How tall is Will Smith?

Will Smith is 6 ft 2 inches tall and his body weight is 82 Kg. He has an average build attractive perfectly toned body. His body measures 42-33-16 inches (Chest-Waist-Biceps). He wears 11(US) size shoes. He looks really handsome in his buzz-cut hairstyle which is apparently black in color. His French-cut bearded style provides him with gentlemanly looks. He has a pair of dark brown eyes.

Facts About Will Smith

  • #1He currently holds the record for the most consecutive $100 million-plus hits at the US box office, with eight.
  • #2In total, the Smiths own at least $100 million worth of real estate around the world.
  • #3Smith began rapping at age 12.
  • #4On April 1, 2022, Smith tendered his resignation from the Academy of Motion Pictures.
  • #5He is banned from future Oscars galas and associated events for a period of 10 years.
  • #6He supports same-sex marriage
  • #7He is a supporter of the Democratic Party.
  • #8He is the fifth black actor to win the Academy Award for Best Actor.
  • #9He feels a deep connection to Hindu spirituality and Indian astrology.
  • #10Will Smith became a millionaire before the age of 18.

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