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Will Smith is known as an American rapper and actor. He is most famous for his roles in 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,' 'Independence Day,' and 'Men in Black'.

Background and Age

Willard Carroll Smith Jr. was born on September 25, 1968, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was born to mother Caroline, an educational committee worker, and father Willard C. Smith, a refrigeration organization proprietor. His working class childhood saw him go to the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School, regardless of his family's perception of the Baptist faith. He proceeded to go to Overbrook High School.

His West Philadelphia neighborhood was a mixture of societies where Orthodox Jews existed together with an enormous Muslim populace. Smith was a decent student whose character and snappy tongue were useful for getting him out of troubled situations. Smith started rapping at age 12, imitating legends like Grandmaster Flash however tingeing his rhymes with a comedic component that would later turn into his trademark. At 16 years old, Smith met future music partner, Jeff Townes at a party. The pair progressed toward becoming companions, and the duo DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince was born.

Married, Wife and Kids

Will Smith has been married twice. His first marriage, to Sheree Zampino in 1992, kept going just three years yet produced a child named Willard Smith III. He has been married to actress Jada Pinkett Smith since 1997. The couple's son, Jaden, was born in 1998, and their little girl, Willow, was born in 2000.

Career and Net Worth

After a highly effective rap career as DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince. Smith featured on the sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air for six seasons, before setting up himself as a Hollywood A-lister with Bad Boys (1995) and Independence Day (1996). He has since featured in such well known movies as Men in Black (1997) and Hitch (2005), and earned Oscar nominations for Ali (2001) and The Pursuit of Happyness (2006). Smith likewise earned recognition for Concussion (2015), preceding coming back to action films with Suicide Squad (2016).

In February 2019, Smith reported that he would not be returning for the Suicide Squad spin-off. Around that time, during the Grammy Awards, he uncovered that he would play the wisecracking Genie in Guy Ritchie's adaptation of Disney's Aladdin, which proceeded to top $1 billion at the worldwide film industry following its May 2019 release.

He then landed a featuring role in Ang Lee's Gemini Man, which has Smith playing two roles with assistance from advanced innovation as a 50-year-old professional killer assigned to murder a 23-year-old form of himself. In September 2019, the trailer for Bad Boys Forever was released. Will Smith will reprise his role as Detective Mike Lowrey.

Date modified: Jun 5, 2020
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