- Net Worth: $350 Million
- Age: 61 yrs
- Born: September 25, 1968
- Country of Origin: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
- Profession: Actor, Producer, and Rap star
Will Smith is a famous actor, producer, and rap star. He started his career from rapping when he was interested in raps in his childhood. Will Smith later grew into music and turned into the acting side. The net worth of Will Smith is more than $350 Million. Throughout his career, he has seen different ups and downs.
Apart from these, Will Smith is also a social media person. He is regularly found active on social media, which helped him to gain 45M on Instagram and 8M on Youtube. He has been nominated twice for Academy Awards. Apart from that, he has two BET Awards, People’s choice award, etc.
Will Smith doesn’t belong to a film family. He was born on 25th September 1968 in West Philadelphia and started his very modest life with his parents. He has three siblings, which include: Pamela; his elder sister, Harry, and Ellen; his twin younger brothers.
Both the parents of Will Smith were very ordinary people. His father was a Refrigerator Engineer, and his mother was a school administrator. The Early education of Will Smith started at Overbrook High School. After that, he was also awarded a scholarship to MIT, but he refused. By that time, he was very interested in Rap.
Will Smith started his journey from Rap. He and his childhood friend Dj Jazzy Jeff. Both of them met on a rap occasion and became good friends of one another. They later released a rap of their own by the name: Rocket the House, which was released in 1987. The first album was a super hit, and it opened his ways to further career. He then released a second album, ‘He’s the Dj, I’m the Rapper,’ which also went very famous.
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The Rap partnership with Dj Jazzy was going very well, under the name Dj Jezzy Fresh and the Fresh Prince. Will Smith spent a lot of money and ended up in the hands of the IRS. When IRS took different possessions of Will Smith; that was the time when he was into money crisis. He was always an experimental and dedicated man, so he made a sitcom ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.’
The Show opened his ways to the film industry. It was a big hit and gave him enough exposure. After that, Will Smith got starred in seven films of the 90s, which include: Bad Boys, Men in Black and Enemy of State, etc.
Bad Boys, specifically gave a burp to his fame and wealth. At that time, he earned $2 Million for Bad Boys, and again, he appeared in the sequel of the same movie for $20 Million. Today, Will Smith net worth is more than $350 Million. All of this has been earned from his acting and music. Will Smith also owns his own production company by the name, Overbook Entertainment, which he started in a partnership with James Lassiter in 1998.
Some of the famous movies of Will Smith include: Men in Black and its sequel, I am Legend, Ali, Gemini Man, Aladdin, Bad Boys and its sequel, and Suicide Squad, etc.
Best Movies of Will Smith
- The Fresh Prince of Bel Air
- Bad Boys I & II (1995 & 2002)
- Independence Day (1996)
- Men in Black I, II & III (1997, 2002 & 2012)
- Enemy of the State (1998)
- Ali (2001)
- Hitch (2005)
- The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
- I Am Legend (2007)
- Seven Pounds (2008)
- Focus (2015)
- Suicide Squad (2016)
- Bright (2017)
- Aladdin (2019)
- Gemini Man (2019)
- Bad Boys 3 (2020)
Will Smith Famous Quotes
“The first step is you have to say that you can.” – Will Smith
“Greatness is not this wonderful, esoteric, elusive, god-like feature that only the special among us will ever taste, it’s something that truly exists in all of us.” – Will Smith
Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like. – Will Smith
“I wake up every morning believing today is going to be better than yesterday.” – Will Smith
“Life isn’t how many breaths you take, but it’s the moments that take your breath away.” – Will Smith
“Money and success don’t change people; they merely amplify what is already there.”– Will Smith
“Life is lived on the edge.” – Will Smith
“There’s no reason to have a plan B because it distracts from plan A. “ – Will Smith
“In my mind, I’ve always been an A-list Hollywood superstar. Y’all just didn’t know yet.” – Will Smith
“Being realistic is the most commonly traveled road to mediocrity.” – Will Smith