- Real nameWillard Carroll Smith Jr.
- Date of birthSeptember 25, 1968
- Age53 years
- Zodiac signLibra
- BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Parents and family
- Father Willard Christopher Smith Sr.
- Mother Caroline Bright
- Sister Pamela Smith, Ellen Smith
- Brother Harry Smith
Will Smith 3 kids
Will Smith is definitely a Hollywood legend who is famed for his acting and singing talents. He earned 4 Grammys along with being a nominee for Oscar, Golden Globe and SAG Awards.
Will started his rapping career under stage name The Fresh Prince in the 1980s and released 5 albums collaborating with DJ Jazzy Jeff. But the artist became popular thanks to starring in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air series in 1990-1996. In 1997, he presented his debut album Big Willie Style, which gained 9-time platinum certification. It was followed by 3 more studio albums.
In 1992, Smith gained his first feature film role in Where the Day Takes You. He made a breakthrough in 1996-1997 after having the lead parts in Independence Day and Men in Black. The performer has played in dozens of popular films, the most successful of which are Enemy of the State, Ali, Bad Boys, Hitch, The Pursuit of Happiness, I Am legend, Hancock, Aladdin and I, Robot. Moreover, Will produced many films, including Ride or Die, The Secret Life of Bees and The Karate Kid.
Additionally, Will Smith has his own clothes line Bel-Air Athletics Miami. He is also a well-known philanthropist, who is involved with many charitable organizations. By the way, the celebrity is a very smart person, who speaks Spanish, loves playing chess and can solve the Rubik’s Cube in 55 seconds.
In 1992, Smith espoused Sheree Zampino and the same year, they welcomed their son Willard, who is nicknamed Trey. However, the marriage was short-lived and was dissolved in 1995. In 1997, Will tied knots with actress Jada Koren Pinkett. Their son Jaden drew his first breath in 1998. In 2000, the family was expanded by daughter Willow.
A curious fact: Smith was considered for the part of Neo in The Matrix, but he turned down the offer to play in Wild Wild West.