Will Smith is an American actor, producer, rapper, and songwriter who cast as the character Deadshot in the 2016 film Suicide Squad. He is well-known for his roles in Men in Black, Independence Day, Hitch, Bad Boys, Ali and I Am Legend.
Will Smith Early life, Education, and Childhood
He was born on 25 September 1968, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. His mother’s name is Caroline Bright and father’s name is Willard Carroll Smith, Sr. He has three siblings, Pam Smith, Harry Smith, Ellen Smith.
During his early life, he performed as a member of a hip-hop duo under the name The Fresh Prince. He brought up in the neighborhood of Wynnefield, along with younger siblings Harry and Ellen, as well as an older sister Pamela.
He was brought up in the neighborhood of Wynnefield. Along with younger siblings Harry and Ellen, as well as an older sister Pamela on completing high school.
Will Smith went to the Overbrook High School and he got a scholarship to attend the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, but he turned down the offer as he was not interested in going to college. Will Smith rose from modest beginnings as the son of a school administrator and refrigerator engineer in West Philadelphia, to become one of the biggest actors on the planet.
Will Smith Career, Salary, and Net Worth
During his career, Smith’s acting debut came in 1990 starring in the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, which spanned six seasons and won several awards. Will Smith’s film debut with the drama Where the Day Takes You but kicked his career into high gear.
In 1993, Will made his debut in feature films with the movie Six Degrees of Separation’, co-starring Stockard Channing and Donald Sutherland. Smith never left music, and while working simultaneously on his films he released four solo albums, two which have gone platinum.
He had numerous hit singles, among them “Men in Black,” and “Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It”. That movie helps Smith for earning two consecutive Grammy Awards for Best Rap Solo Performance. Smith nominated twice for an Academy Award, both for portraying real people, Muhammad Ali in Ali and Chris Gardner in The Pursuit of Happiness.
In addition to acting in, Smith has also produced several of his films including I Am Legend, Seven Pounds, and Hitch. Among his awards, Smith has two BET Awards, one Image Award, four MTV Movie Awards, and two People’s Choice Awards. During the next few years, he acted in movies like ‘I, Robot’, ‘Shark Tale’, ‘Hitch’ and ‘Pursuit of Happiness’.
Recently, in February 2015, Smith has starred in a movie called ‘Focus’. Where he plays the male lead opposite Australian actress Margot Robbie. Another film, ‘Concussion’, co-starring Alec Baldwin, has slated for release later this year.
He has also established an elementary school, ‘New Village Leadership Academy’, in California, along with his wife. Jada has donated 1.2 million dollars to the educational institution. Smith played a very important role as the character Deadshot in the 2016 film Suicide Squad. He has a net worth of $260 million.
Will Smith Rumors and Controversy
There are rumors that he had an affair with his girlfriend named Debbie Allen. In the year 2011, there were gay rumors of Will Smith, who was rumored to be dating with another American actor Duane Martin.
About the Will Smith Relationship
Moving towards his personal life, he had an affair with Karrine Steffans-McCrary which The couple had an encounter together in the past. Later on, he dated Tyra Banks and Garcelle Beauvais. Will started dating Zampino in 1991 and married her in May 1992.
Together, they had a son, Willard Christopher Smith III. The couple divorced in December 1995. Smith had around 10 months long relationship with Nia Long. In 1995, Smith married actress Jada Pinkett Smith with whom he has had 2 children which the son Jaden Christopher Syre was born 1998 and daughter Willow Camille Reign was born on 2000.
Will Smith Body Measurements
He has a perfect height standing with 6 ft 3 inches tall and his total body weight is 82 kg. He has a black hair color with dark brown eye color. His body measurement is biceps size is 16, chest size is 42, waist size is 33 inches. He wears a shoe size of 11(US).
Social Media Profile
He is active on social media. He uses Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube. He has over 76.8 million Facebook followers, over 416 k Twitter followers, over 20.9 million Instagram followers and over 2.9 million Youtube subscribers.
Will Smith Movies
Where the Day Takes You (1992)
Made in America (1993)
Six Degrees of Separation (1993)
Bad Boys (1995)
Independence Day (1996)
Men in Black (1997)
Enemy of the State (1998)
Wild Wild West (1999)
The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)
Men in Black II (2002)
Bad Boys II (2003)
I, Robot (2004)
Shark Tale (2004)
The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
I Am Legend (2007)
Seven Pounds (2008)
Men in Black 3 (2012)
After Earth (2013)
Winter’s Tale (2014)
Suicide Squad (2016)
Collateral Beauty (2016)
Spies in Disguise (2019)
Gemini Man (2019)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.