Will Smith Biography

Updated On Jan 28, 2018 Published On Jul 17, 2017
Facts of Will Smith
Date of Birth: 1968 , September-25
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
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After completing high school, Will Smith started as the MC of duo hip-hop, DJ Jazzy & The Fresh Prince. The trio group was famous for numerous songs, Parents Just Don't Understand and Summertime which won the heart of millions of people and earned them a wide recognition. Their songs won the title for critical acclaim and first Grammy award in the Rap category. 

After becoming a successful musician, Smith earned a huge sum of money but his habit of spending money nearly made him bankrupt because of his unpaid $2.8 Million tax debt in 1990.

During his hard time, NBC television network signed him for a sitcom, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. The show was a huge hit, later the Grammy Award-winning star, Will started his career in acting.

Later, Smith starred in the movie, Independence Day which became the highest-grossing movie of that time. He also portrayed in some of the hit Hollywood movies such as Bad Boys, I Robert, The Pursuit of Happyness, Hancock, Men in Black, Suicide Squad, Bright, etc. In 2019, he will appear in a movie titled Aladdin.

Will married twice, his first wife was Sheree Zampino, with her he has a son, Trey Smith. Unfortunately, their relationship ended in divorce, just after three years.

Will with his second wife Jada Koren Pinkett has two children named as Jaden Christopher Syre Smith and Willow Camille Reig Smith. The couples seem very happy together so far and aren't caught in any controversy or divorce related rumors. 

Looking towards his lifestyle and net worth, Will has a fascinating luxury life. He owns several houses, including a house of $20 million in Calabasas. The mansion spans 25,000 square foot and is a 9-bedroom house. It was built over the duration of four years from 2003-7.

He is the only actors in Hollywood to have eight consecutive films gross over $100 million and eleven consecutive films gross over $150 million internationally. As of 2016, his films gross collection stands at $7.5 billion. 

For his 2016' fantasy/science fiction, David Ayer's directorial Suicide Squad Will Smith earned a staggering salary, $20 million. Made on a budget of $175 million, the fantasy/science fiction made a gross collection of $746.8 million.

Will Smith is a car lover and has some of the world's expensive cars in his collection, Ford Taurus, Maybach and Cadillac Escalade ESV.

In 2015, he was ranked no.18 on Forbes list of The World's Highest Pid Actors. He also has several sources of incomes, films, TVs shows and endorsements, by which his current net worth is around $260 Million.   

 

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Born in Pennsylvania.

September 25 , 1968

Will Smith was born on 25th September 1968 in Pennsylvania. He was born to father, Willard Carroll Smith Sr and mother, Caroline Bright. He holds an American nationality and belongs to an African-American ethnicity. 

Entered in Rap World.

1984

After completing his high school, Will Smith started as the MC for his hip-hop duo, DJ Jazzy & The Fresh Prince. The duo group was famous for humorous songs like Parents Just Don't Understand and Summertime.

Nearly Bankrupt.

1988

After being in the height of success in the rap world, Will Smith made a habit of spending money freely, which almost turn him bankrupt as he was unable to pay $2.8 Million tax debt. 

 

Divorce with Sheree Zampino

1992

In the year, 1992 Will Smith married Sheree Zampino. The couple invited a son, Trey Smith into their life while they were together. They got divorced after three years.

Married to Jada Koren Pinkett

1997

After getting divorced from his first wife, Will Smith married an actress, Jada Koren Pinkett and have two children Jaden Christopher Syre Smith and Willow Camille Reig Smith. 

Current Net worth.

2018

Will Smith earns the good amount of money after being a famous actor, producer, songwriter, and rapper. He is an established Hollywood actor, who has an estimated net worth of $260 Million.