Will Smith Bio, Age, Wiki, Net Worth, Early Life, Parents, Mother, Wife, Children, Albums, Movies and TV Shows

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Will Smith Biography and Wiki

Will Smith is a well-known American actor, rapper, and film producer who has been nominated for five Golden Globe Awards, two Academy Awards, and four Grammy Awards during his career. He began his career on the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air as a fictionalized version of himself (1990–1996). He is well-known for his work in film, television, and music.

Will Smith Education

Smith went to Our Lady of Lourdes School, a private Catholic elementary school in Philadelphia. Smith was a student at Overbrook High School. Although Smith reportedly refused a scholarship to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), he never applied to the university because he ‘wanted to rap.’

Will Smith Age

How old is Will?  He is 54 years old as of 2022. He was born Willard Carroll Smith II on 25 September 1968 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

Will Smith Height

Smith stands at a height of 6′ 1″ (1.87 m) tall. ALSO READ: Montana Jordan

Will Smith Early Life| Parents – Mother

He was born Willard Carroll Smith II on 25 September 1968 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Smith is the son of Caroline, a school board administrator in Philadelphia, and Willard Carroll Smith Sr., a United States Air Force veteran and refrigeration engineer. He has an older sister named Pamela and two younger brothers, Harry and Ellen, who are twins. His parents divorced when he was 13, but it wasn’t formally finalized until around 2000. Treyball Development Inc., based in Beverly Hills, is owned by Smith and his brother Harry.

Will Smith’s Wife – Children

Smith has had two marriages. Smith married actress Jada Koren Pinkett Smith in 1997. They met on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, where Pinkett played Smith’s character’s girlfriend. On December 31, 1997, the couple married in a private ceremony at a hotel in Baltimore. Jaden Christopher Syre Smith, his co-star in The Search for Happiness and After Earth, was born in 1998, and Willow Camille Reign Smith, his daughter in I Am Legend, was born in 2000. Overbrook Entertainment is the name of the couple’s joint production company. Smith married Sheree Zampino in 1992 and divorced in 1995. Willard Carroll ‘Trey’ Smith III was born on November 11, 1992.

Will Smith Cobra Kai

He is among the producers of the American martial arts comedy-drama streaming television series Cobra Kai.

Will Smith Career

Smith is a comedian, actor, producer, rapper, and songwriter from the United States. He has achieved fame in television, film, and music. In April 2007, Newsweek dubbed him “Hollywood’s most powerful actor.” Smith rose to prominence as a rapper under the moniker The Fresh Prince. When he starred in the popular television series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air in 1990, his popularity skyrocketed. The show aired on NBC for six seasons (1990–1996) and has since been syndicated on various networks. Smith transitioned from television to film after the series ended, eventually starring in a number of blockbuster films. He is the only actor who has had eight consecutive films gross more than $100 million in the domestic box office, and eleven consecutive films gross more than $150 million.

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Smith began as the MC of the hip-hop duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, with his childhood friend Jeffrey “DJ Jazzy Jeff” Townes serving as producer and Ready Rock C (Clarence Holmes) serving as the human beat box. The group was known for performing lighthearted, radio-friendly songs such as “Parents Just Don’t Understand” and “Summertime.” Smith’s breakthrough roles were in the drama Six Degrees of Separation (1993) and the action film Bad Boys (1995), both of which he co-starred with Martin Lawrence. Smith appeared in Roland Emmerich’s Independence Day as part of an ensemble cast in 1996. The film was a huge box office success, becoming the second highest-grossing film in history at the time and establishing Smith as a top box office draw.

Smith was said to be working on a film called The Last Pharaoh in 2008, in which he would play Taharqa. Smith appeared in the superhero film Hancock in 2008. On May 25, 2012, Men in Black III debuted, with Smith reprising his role as Agent J. This was his first lead role in four years. Smith announced on August 19, 2011, that he had returned to the studio with producer La Mar Edwards to work on his fifth studio album. T.I., Chris Brown, and Game are among the artists with whom Edwards has collaborated. Lost and Found, Smith’s most recent studio album, was released in 2005. Smith and his son Jaden appeared as father and son in two films: The Pursuit of Happiness, a biographical drama released in 2006, and After Earth, a science fiction film released on May 31, 2013.

Smith co-starred in the romantic drama Focus with Margot Robbie. He portrayed Nicky Spurgeon, a veteran con artist who takes in a young, attractive woman. On February 27, 2015, Focus was released. Smith was set to star in Brilliance, a sci-fi thriller based on Marcus Sakey’s novel of the same name and written by Jurassic Park writer David Koepp. But he dropped out of the project.

In the sports drama Concussion, Smith portrayed Dr. Bennet Omalu of the Brain Injury Research Institute, who was the first to discover chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in a football player’s brain. CTE is a degenerative disease caused by severe head trauma that can only be discovered after death. Smith’s involvement stems primarily from his unexpected departure from the Sci-Fi thriller-drama Brilliance. According to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Concussion was directed by Peter Landesman and shot in Pittsburgh. Pennsylvania provided $14.4 million in film tax credits. On October 27, 2014, principal photography began. Gugu Mbatha-Raw portrayed his wife. Omalu contributed as a consultant. Smith is set to star in the independent drama Collateral Beauty as of November 2015.

Will Smith Net Worth

Will has an estimated net worth of $350 million.

Will Smith Movies

♦ 2005 – Lost and Found
♦ 2002 – Born to Reign
♦ 1999 – Willennium
♦ 1997 – Big Willie Style