Will Smith Biography, Facts & Life Story

Known For Famous for starring in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air tv show
Nickname Fresh Prince, Mr. July
Full Name Willard Carroll Smith Jr.
Profession Actor
Nationality American
Age 53 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth September 25, 1968
Birthplace Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Religion Christianity
Zodiac Sign Libra

Willard Carroll Smith ll commonly known as Will Smith was born on 25th September 1968. He is an American actor and a Rapper. His mother Caroline was a Philadelphia school board and administrator and father, a US Air Force veteran.  He got his education from Overbrook High School. He didn’t attend the college because he wanted to rap and due to this, he didn’t go to Massachusetts Institute If Technology.

Will Smith started his career as a rapper.  He was the MC of the Hip Hop Duo DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince. He started this with his friend Jeffrey “DJ Jazzy Jeff” Townes as producer and turntablist. Later on,  they decided to make it a trio and got together with Clarence Holmes who worked as the beatboxer of the group. Soon his band got recognition and he became known for storytelling raps, battle rhymes and his exceptional raping.  His albums with DJ Jazzy Jeff include Rock the house (1987), He’s the DJ, I’m the rapper (1988), And in this corner (1989), Homebase (1991) and Code Red (1993). His solo albums include Big Willie Style (1997), Willennium (1999), Born to Reign (2002) and Lost and Found (2005).

Will Smith didn’t just confine himself to rapping but also started acting.  His first ever film was Where the Day Takes You (1992). He was starred opposite Martin Lawrence in the action film Bad Boys (1995).His first solo character was in the movie Men in Black (1997) in which he worked alongside  Tommy Lee Jones, Rip Torn and Tony Shalhoub. His most famous movie is the Pursuit of Happyness (2006) in which he worked with Jaden and Thandie Newton. His other movies include Independence Day (1996), The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000), Hitch (2005), Focus (2015), Aladdin (2019) and many more.

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Will Smith Education

Qualification Archbishop John Carroll High School
School Overbrook High School
Julia R. Masterman School

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Will Smith Career

Profession: Actor

Known For: Famous for starring in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air tv show

Debut:

Film debut: Where the Day Takes You (1992)

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Net Worth: $250 Million Approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Willard Carroll Smith, Sr.

His father Willard Carroll Smith, Sr.

Mother: Caroline Bright

His mother Caroline Bright

Brother(s): Harry Smith

His brother Harry Smith

Sister(s): Ellen Smith, Pam Smith

His sisters Ellen Smith, Pam Smith

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Jada Pinkett Smith

His wife Jada Pinkett Smith

Children: 3

Son(s): Jaden Smith

His son Jaden Smith
Trey Smith
His son Trey Smith

Daughter(s): Willow Smith

His daughter Willow Smith

Will Smith Favorites

Hobbies: Playing Chess, Fencing, Listening Music

Favorite Food: Philly Cheese Steak

Favorite Destination: United States

Favorite Color: Red, Black

Facts You Never Knew About Will Smith!

  • His zodiac sign is Virgo.
  • Will Smith has won two Academy Awards and four Grammy Awards.
  • He has been ranked as the most bankable star worldwide by Forbes.  
  • He is the only actor whose movies has consecutively grosser over $100 million in the box office.
  • He was raised as a Baptist.
  • His group received the first Grammy Award for Parents just don’t understand in 1989.
  • Summertime (1991) was ranked at number 4 on Billboard Hot 100 when it was released.
  • Smith was financially weak when he got the chance to be started Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
  • His movie Bad Boys (1995) grosses over $75,600,000 overseas.
  • His 3rd single from “Gettin’ Jiggy wit it “, was listed number one in the Billboard hot 100.
  • Smith married Sheree Zampino in 1992 and got divorced in 1995.
  • He has a son from Sheree Zampino named Willard Carroll Trey Smith all.
  • He got married to Jada Koren Pinkett in 1997.
  • He has two children from second wife, Jaden Christopher Syre Smith and Willow Camille Reign Smith.
  • His son in Pursuit of Happiness is his real son.
  • He has attended a Catholic School.
  • He has given $1.3 million to charities.
  • He has also performed Aarti of the holy river Ganga.

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