Will Smith Will Smith Info

Information

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 Happiness

Birth Name

Willard Christopher Smith Jr.

Occupation

Actor, Musician

Birthday

September 25, 1968 (age 48 years)

Sign

Libra

Birthplace

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Height

6' 2" (1m88) How tall is Will Smith compared to you?

Occupation

Actor, Musician

Birthday

September 25, 1968 (age 48 years)

Sign

Libra

Birthplace

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Height

6' 2" (1m88) How tall is Will Smith compared to you?

Awards

2002 MTV Movie Awards: Best Male Performance (for Ali)

1998 MTV Movie Awards: Best Fight (for Men In Black)

1997 MTV Movie Awards: Best Kiss (for Independence Day)

Address Will Smith

XXXX Cold Canyon Rd

Calabasas, CA 91302

USA

Net Worth:$240 Million

Salary

The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)

$10,000,000

Ali (2001)

$20,000,000

Men in Black II (2002)

$20,000,000

Men in Black II (2002)

$20,000,000 + 10% Gross

Bad Boys II (2003)

$20,000,000 + 20% of the gross

I, Robot (2004)

$28,000,000

The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

$20,000,000

Hancock (2008)

$20,000,000

The Karate Kid (2010)

$5,500,000 (back-end for producing, based on worldwide gross of $358,000,000 plus share of DVD and pay-TV revenue)

Men in Black 3 (2012)

$20,000,000

Suicide Squad (2016)

$20million

Will Smith’s Dad

Willard Carroll Smith Sr., father of Will Smith, has passed away.

The 48-year-old Suicide Squad star’s ex-wife Sheree Fletcher, whom he was married to from 1992 to 1995, posted a tribute to her former father-in-law on Instagram on Monday (November 7).

“We’re gonna miss you Daddio! You lived & played by your own rules… you truly were 1 of a kind!,” Sheree captioned with her post. “You instilled discipline, and a work ethic that has created a legacy in your honor!

Will Smith’s Mam

Jada Koren Pinkett–Smith was born on September 18, 1971 is an American actress, dancer, singer-songwriter, and businesswoman. She began her career in 1990, when she made a guest appearance in the short-lived sitcom True Colors. She starred in A Different World, produced by Bill Cosby, and she featured opposite Eddie Murphy in The Nutty Professor (1996). She starred in dramatic films such as Menace II Society (1993) and Set It Off (1996). She has appeared in more than 20 films in a variety of genres, including Scream 2, Ali, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions, Madagascar, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, and Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted.

Pinkett Smith launched her music career in 2002, when she helped create the metal band Wicked Wisdom, for which she is a singer and songwriter. Smith also created a production company, in addition to authoring a book, published in 2004.

In 1997, she married actor Will Smith. They have two children, Jaden and Willow.

Religious beliefs

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."

Smith gave $1.3 million to charities in 2007, of which $450,000 went to two Christian ministries, and $122,500 went to three Scientology organizations; the remaining beneficiaries included "a Los Angeles mosque, other Christian-based schools and churches, and [.....] the Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Center in Israel."Smith and his wife have also founded a private elementary school in Calabasas, California, the New Village Leadership Academy. Federal tax filing showed that Will Smith donated $1.2 million to the school in 2010.

Political views

Smith donated $4,600 to the 2008 presidential campaign of Democrat Barack Obama. On December 11, 2009, Smith and his wife hosted the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo, Norway to celebrate Obama's winning of the prize. In 2012, Smith stated he supports legalizing same-sex marriage.

His Biography Here

Created By
Alex Pasniciuc
Appreciate

Credits:

Created with images by Walmart Corporate - "Will Smith at the 2011 Walmart Shareholders Meeting" • Walmart Corporate - "Will Smith at the 2011 Walmart Shareholders Meeting" • divasss - "Will Smith" • Walmart Corporate - "Will Smith at the 2011 Walmart Shareholders Meeting" • jdnx - "Will Smith @ Madame Tussauds"

Made with Adobe Slate

Make your words and images move.

Get Slate

Report Abuse

If you feel that this video content violates the Adobe Terms of Use, you may report this content by filling out this quick form.

To report a Copyright Violation, please follow Section 17 in the Terms of Use.