ALL ABOUT smith by:Ross Alesis Custodio

WILL SMITH

Will Smith and and his wife Jada Smith

Will Smith was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1968. After he met Jeff Townes at age 16, the duo launched a highly successful rap career as DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince. Smith starred on the sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air for six seasons, before establishing himself as a Hollywood A-lister with Bad Boys (1995) and Independence Day (1996). He has since headlined such popular films as Men in Black (1997) and Hitch (2005), and earned Oscar nominations for Ali (2001) and The Pursuit of Happyness (2006).

Personal life

Smith married Sheree Zampino in 1992. They had one son, Trey Smith, born on November 11, 1992 and divorced in 1995. Trey appeared in his father's music video for the 1998 single "Just the Two of Us". He also acted in two episodes of the sitcom All of Us

Smith married actress Jada Koren Pinkett in 1997. Together they have two children: Jaden Christopher Syre Smith (born 1998), his co-star in The Pursuit of Happyness and After Earth, and Willow Camille Reign Smith (born 2000), who appeared as his daughter in I Am Legend. Smith and his brother Harry own Treyball Development Inc., a Beverly Hills-based company named after Trey. Smith and his family reside in Los Angeles, California.

Early work

Smith started as the MC of the hip-hop duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, with his childhood friend Jeffrey "DJ Jazzy Jeff" Townes as turntablist and producer as well as Ready Rock C (Clarence Holmes) as the human beat box

Religious belief

Smith was raised in a Baptist household and went to a Catholic school, but he no longer identifies himself as religious. Though he is not a Scientologist and has denied rumors claiming him as a member of the Church of Scientology, he has spoken favorably about it, saying "I just think a lot of the ideas in Scientology are brilliant and revolutionary and non-religious."

Will Smith’s Net Worth as of 2016: $250 Million

Since first telling the cabbie, “Yo, holmes, to Bel Air!” back in 1990, the Fresh Prince has earned his place in entertainment history. Over the course of nearly 30 years — and thanks in part to NBC’s saving grace in the early years — Will Smith has gone from nearly filing for bankruptcy to earning millions per film.

FACTS ABOUT WILL SMITH

1.Willard Carroll "Will" Smith, Jr was born on September 25, 1968

2.He attended the prestigious Julia Reynolds Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School in Philadelphia, as well as Catholic school and public Overbrook HS.

3.His parents separated when he was 13, but did not actually divorce until around 2000.

4.Smith was nearly bankrupt in 1990, when the NBC television network signed him to a contract and built a sitcom, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, around him.

5.He was a multi-millionaire before the age of 20.

6.Smith was the first hip-hop artist to be nominated for an Academy Award.

7.girlfriend on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990). The role eventually met wife Jada Pinkett Smith when she tried out for the role of .He his o Nia Long. The couple got merried.

8. He enjoys playing chess.

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