If you have a great liking for Hollywood movies, then obviously you must be a diehard fan of one of the actors that you see in smashing action, comedy, and many other roles. Now, when it comes to the list of iconic Hollywood actors, then a name which cannot be skipped even by mistake is Will Smith.
He is an evergreen gem of Hollywood cinema who made people acknowledge his worth with films like Pursuit of Happiness, and a biopic movie on legendary boxer Mohammad Ali. Will got into the skin of the character and gave full justice in enacting the role of the late boxing legend.
Not only acting, but Will showed his prominence in the music world also, and became a recipient of Grammy awards. You will be surprised to know that other than being an established actor, Will also rose to fame as a rapper with a special name The Fresh Prince in the 1980s.
His success steeped upwards when he got starred in a television series of his rapper name during the 90s for six seasons. With its closure, Will switched to the big screen and did several films that proved blockbuster at the box office. And thus he became an established Hollywood actor.
Will Smith holds the record of continuous back-to-back films that did remarkable business at the box office in America and the international level. He is the only actor to have achieved it. With this, he became the bankable superstar in Hollywood cinema as ranked by an American business magazine.
Another weekly news magazine of America considered him the most robust Hollywood star. I hope with this brief introduction, you must be inquisitive in knowing more about his life, career, total earning, etc. So let me quench your wish through this article.
|Full Name:||Willard Carroll Smith Jr.|
|Stage Name:||Will Smith|
|Birthday:||25 September 1968|
|Place Of Origin:||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Age:||52 years old|
|Spouse:||Jada Pinkett Smith|
|Profession:||American actor and rapper|
|Total Net Worth:||$400 million|
Will was born in 1968, in America. He joins three other siblings including a sister who is older than him. He did schooling from a reputed high school in America. When he was in his teens, his mother and father parted ways and took official divorce in 2000.
It has been saying Will was never interested in going to college and even turned down a scholarship from a reputed United States university. All he did was because he wanted to be a rapper.
He once mentioned his admission to MIT university for an engineering program which was especially meant for students of high school standard, but he was least interested in it, and never became part of it.
His mother had contact with an officer in the admission department at MIT. There was a need for black children, and Will earned pretty good scholastic Aptitude Test scores, still, he was never willing to join the college.
During the 90s, Will had his first relationship with Sheree, with whom he married and became a father of a son. However, their bonding did not last long and ended in divorce. After that, he had a second marriage with Jada, with whom he has two children, who are also popular like their dad.
Who can forget Jaden Smith, the cute child actor in the movies Pursuit of Happiness with his father, and Jackie Chan in Karate Kid? Will is a family person and loves giving his quality time to his wife and children. He is not a typical strict father, but a cool dad who gives his children full freedom to live life as per their wish.
Before making his mark as an actor in Hollywood, Will began his career in rap music by being a part of a band. He released five albums including Homebase. During the 90s, he came up with his debut solo album, called Big Willie Style followed by other three albums (studio). After rap music, Will headed towards Hollywood and made his acting debut in the movie Where The Day Takes You.
And then followed his string of memorable movies including the most popular one Bad Boys, followed by Men In Black, Independence Day, Pursuit of Happiness with son Jaden, Hancock, Concussion, Hitch, and recently he essayed the role of the genie in Aladdin.
During the 90s, Will earned much from his music career. As it says, when money speaks over your mind, it does drift you from the path. The same happened with Will, who got so blinded with money that he started spending it lavishly. He purchased a house property, had a fleet of cars, apparels, and other stuff. In short, he became a spoiled brat.
Along with himself, he spoiled his close ones too including his friends. Then came an eye splashing experience for Will. It all happened when he became the Grammy winner, the audiences of the radio seem bored of him, and a known American DJ artist. Will was so immersed in his lavish lifestyle that he did not pay any heed in tax paying.
Owing to his stupendous acting talent Will Smith came on the nomination list for the honorary award. His name came two times, one for his biopic portrayal of boxing legend Muhammad Ali in the movie Ali, and another was for the Pursuit of Happiness, where he shared screen space with his equivalent talented son Jaden Smith. He became a recipient of multiple awards including MTV and BET.
Will along with his wife run a real estate business that deals in property across the country. They already own house properties. One such is in California, which is equipped with all lavish facilities including tennis courts, multiple guest houses, horse riding, and so on.
Net Worth Of Will Smith
According to 2021, $400 million is supposed to be the estimated net worth of Will Smith, the iconic actor of Hollywood. The source of his huge income came from his successful acting career. But besides this, his other source of income also came from brand promotion.
Selfie With Will Smith
If it is possible to have a selfie with Will Smith in real life, then no issue, you can have a selfie with his wax statue in Madame Tussauds wax museum. One is in Connaught Place, Delhi.