Will Smith Biography
Will Smith is an American actor, Musician, and producer who was born to Willard Carroll Smith, Sr.( Father), and Caroline Bright( Mother) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Smith has been nominated for five Golden Globe Awards and two Academy Awards and has won four Grammy Awards.
His father was a Philadelphia school board administrator, and his mother was a U.S. Air Force veteran and refrigeration engineer.
He grew up in West Philadelphia’s Wynnefield neighborhood where he was raised Baptist. He studied at Our Lady of Lourdes, a private Catholic elementary school in Philadelphia.
Will later joined Overbrook High School. By the time his parents separated, Will was 13 years old but did not actually divorce until around 2000. Will has an elder sister named Pamela and two younger siblings, twins Harry and Ellen.
He began his career as a musician in the mid-1980s and later started to make his way into the film and TV industry in 1990, appearing in ABC Afterschool Special and The Earth Day Special.
Smith’s breakthrough came that same year when he starred in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, a project that arrived just in time as he was struggling financially at the time.
Since then, he has appeared in at least one film every year, with a couple of special TV appearances in-between, except after 2008. He first married Sheree Zampino in 1992.
Together they had one child named Willard Carroll “Trey” Smith III who was born on November 11, 1992, the two couples later got divorced in 1995. In 1997, he married actress, Jada Koren Pinkett.
In addition, together they are blessed with two children: Jaden Christopher Syre (born 1998), his co-star in The Pursuit of Happyness and After Earth; and Willow Camille Reign (born 2000).
In addition, Smith revealed the title and cover for his memoir Will, which he co-wrote with Mark Manson and will be released on November 9, 2021. He and his company, Westbrook Studios, just struck an agreement with National Geographic. In the autumn of 2021, he embarked on a book tour, stopping in Philadelphia, Brooklyn, Chicago, Los Angeles, and London.
Will Smith Age
How old is Will Smith? Will is 53 years old as of September 2021. He was born Willard Carroll Smith Jr. on September 25, 1968, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the United States. In addition, he celebrates his birthday on the 25th of September every year, and his zodiac sign is Libra.
Will Smith Family
Smith was born to Caroline (née Bright), a Philadelphia school board administrator, and Willard Carroll Smith Sr., a U.S. Air Force veteran, and refrigeration engineer, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His mother is a Carnegie Mellon University graduate. He was raised as a Baptist in West Philadelphia’s Wynnefield neighborhood.
In addition, Pamela, his older sister, and Harry and Ellen, twins, are his younger siblings. He went to a private Catholic elementary school in Philadelphia called Our Lady of Lourdes. His parents split up when he was 13 years old, but did not divorce until approximately 2000.
Overbrook High School was Smith’s high school. Smith reportedly turned down a scholarship to attend the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), but he never applied to college because he “wanted to rap,” according to reports. Smith claims he was accepted to MIT’s “pre-engineering summer program” for high school students, but he never showed up.
Will Smith Wife
Smith first married Sheree Zampino in 1992. Together they had one child named Willard Carroll “Trey” Smith III who was born on November 11, 1992, the two couples later got divorced in 1995.
In 1997, he later married actress, Jada Koren Pinkett. Together they are blessed with two children: Jaden Christopher Syre (born 1998), his co-star in The Pursuit of Happyness and After Earth; and Willow Camille Reign (born 2000).
Moreover, Will and his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, have taken a unique approach to monogamy, jokingly dubbing their commitment a “poor marriage for life.” He and Pinkett have both admitted to having extramarital affairs and believed in their right to do so. Smith previously stated that he desired a polyamorous relationship with actress Halle Berry and ballerina Misty Copeland, but that he eventually abandoned the concept after going through counseling.
Will Smith Net Worth
Will has an estimated net worth of around $350 million. His income is mainly attributed to his successful career as an actor.
Real Name: Willard Carroll Smith Jr.
Birth Date: 25 September 1968
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Father: Willard Carroll Smith, Sr.
Mother: Caroline Bright
Brother/Sister: Not Known
Height: 1.88 m
Nickname: fresh prince and Mr. July
Ethnicity: African American
Spouse: Sheree Zampino (m. 1992–1995), Jada Pinkett (m. 1997)
Marital Status: Married
Siblings: Pam, Ellen, and Harry
Children: Jaden, Willow, and Trey
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