Willard Carroll Smith Jr. is an American actor, producer, rapper, and songwriter. In April 2007, Newsweek called him "the most powerful actor in Hollywood". Smith has been nominated for five Golden Globe Awards and two Academy Awards and has won four Grammy Awards.
Will Smith is a multi-talented personality and the world famous actor. There's no denying that Will makes a hundred million every year. Let us find out Will's exact net worth and also his career and awards he has received so far!
Will Smith, 49, was listed in the Fortune Magazine's "Richest 40" list of the forty wealthiest Americans under the age of 40.
He is also a philanthropist and constantly donates money to various of causes.
Will began his career as a rapper alongside DJ Jazzy Jeff who is a really good friend of Will.
Will Smith an American actor, rapper, producer and a songwriter
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In 1990, he entered into the acting line performing in the television series which was later followed by big screens as well. Action films became his forte after appearing in Bad Boys, Independence Day, and Men in Black, the latter two earning worldwide revenues of $817.4 million and $589.3 million.
Alongside his acting career, he has also released four solo albums, two of which have gone platinum.
Besides all that, he has also produced several films like I Am Legend, Seven Pounds, and Hitch which are considered as remarkable movies in the Hollywood film Industry.
According to the Celebrity Net Worth, he has a total net worth of $260 million.
Let's get to know about his career in detail!
Will began his professional career as a rapper as the MC of the hip-hop duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince. Their most notable songs are "Parents Just Don't Understand" and "Summertime".
His acting career began after he got the role to play in the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air. The show became immensely successful which further helped Smith with several opportunities in the acting industry.
He later appeared in the drama Six Degrees of Separation and the action film Bad Boys. Then he starred in the hit movies Independence Day and Men In Black.
Will's other successful movies are Enemy of the State, Wild Wild West, I Am Legend, and Hancock, to name a few.
Afterward, Will indulged himself in developing film and later he even produced movies like I Am Legend, Seven Pounds, and Hitch.
Let's get to know about his achievements and awards he has received through his hardships in the film business.
As a rapper, Will won the Grammy Award for the newly formed Rap category in 1988. He was also honored with awards for his role in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
Check out his interview with Ellen DeGeneres!
Among the four studio albums he recorded, two of them made to the platinum. He even earned two consecutive Grammy Awards for Best Rap Solo Performance.
Further, Smith received two BET Awards, one Image Award, four MTV Movie Awards, and two People's Choice Awards for his outstanding performance in the movies.
In 2005, Smith was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for attending three premieres in a 24-hour time span.
We congratulate him and wish him for more success in the film industry.