Quick facts
Birth date 25 Sep, 1968
Age 51 yrs
Occupations Television actor
Film actor
Film director
Film producer
Character actor
Record producer
Voice actor
Recording artist
Citizenship United States of America
Birth place Philadelphia
Residence Los Angeles
Education Overbrook High School
Gender Male
Description American actor, film producer, and rapper
Spouse Jada Pinkett Smith[ M. 1997]
Sheree Zampino[1992-1995]

Will Smith happens to be a well known American actor as well as producer. Apart from acting industry, he is also associated with rapping and professional songwriting. He is considered to be one of the most expensive and popular actors of the Hollywood movie industry. Smith started his career as a rapper but he wasn't that well known. He struggled for years before he could establish himself as a popular rapper, who went by the name of 'The Fresh Prince'.

Personal Life

Currently aged forty-nine, Will Smith was born as Willard Carroll Smith Junior on 25th September in the year of 1968, according to his biography. Although he resides in the city of Los Angeles, his birthplace is the beautiful town of Philadelphia, situated in the United States of America. Smith's first marriage was with Sheree Zampino in the year 1995.

Together, they had a son named Trey Smith who was born on 11th November 1992. Their marriage lasted briefly before a divorce took place, in 1995. Smith's second marriage was with a beautiful actress named Jada Koren Pinkett in the year 1997. The marriage led to two children named Jaden Christopher Syre Smith (born in 1998) and Willow Camille Reign Smith (born in 2000).

Jaden himself rose to fame when he co-starred with his father in various famous movies like "The Pursuit of Happiness" and "After Earth". Along with his brother, Smith is also the owner of a company called Treyball Development Inc. which is based in Beverly Hills. Will’s current net worth happens to be around two hundred and fifty American dollars, which he has earned owing to his immense talent in both acting as well as rapping. He leads a quiet life along with his family in one of his mansions in Los Angeles. Although a very popular figure, he is known to keep away from unnecessary paparazzi. He is active on all mainstream social media platforms like Facebook, twitter, Instagram.


During the starting of his career, Smith used to work along with his partner and best friend, Jeffrey Townes. Townes happened to be the Producer as well as the Turntablist for the duo. Later on, one of the Smith's friends named Clarence Holmes joined them to form a trio of a rapper, a beatboxer, and a turntablist. Clarence went by the name of Ready Rock C. Their first single was released in 1985 by the Word Up Records, a Philadelphia based company.

It became a major hit just a few days before Smith's High school graduation. Eventually, he went on to specialise in freestyle and Battle Raps. They were awarded the prestigious Grammy Award for Best Performance in the rap genre, in the year of 1989. This was for their album "Parents Just Don't Understand". They earned their second Grammy award for the world famous album named "Summertime" in the year of 1991. Around the year of 1991, Smith went into a huge debt of 2.8 million dollars. This nearly made him bankrupt. His big break came when he was signed by the NBC TV network to work in a sitcom named "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air", which went on to become a huge success.

Last Modified: Jun 25, 2020

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