Also known as Willard Carroll Smith, Will Smith is an American actor and a rapper. He is considered to be the most powerful actor in Hollywood, and he won almost four Grammy Awards. He had been nominated for five Golden Globe Awards and two Academy Awards. He is also known as The Fresh Prince. Besides, being an actor and a rapper, he is a producer and a writer. His films have grossed more than 7.5 billion dollars at the box office. He had been nominated for Academy Award for Best Actor.
Will Smith early life and education
Will Smith was born on September 25 in the year 1968 in Pennsylvania. He attended Overbrook High School and then Massachusetts Institute Of Technology. He had his keen interest in rap since childhood. He had gone to a technical institute, but he had his interest in music and rap. Thus he decided to pursue his passion.
Will Smith career
Will Smith is considered to be one of the actors to have eight consecutive films which had crossed over 100 million dollars. His movie “Men In Black” reached more than 589.3 million dollars all over the world. He began his music career in the year 1997 with the release of “Men In Black” theme song. His debut solo album included “Big Willie Style” which had acquired the tenth position in Billboard 200. His next work included his collection “Getting Jiggy with it” which had purchased number one in Billboards Hot 100.
Personal life of Will Smith
Will Smith was married to actress Jada Koren Pinkett in the year 1997. The couple has been blessed with two children, namely Jaden Christopher Syre Smith and Willow Camille Reign Smith. The happy family had resided in Los Angeles, California. The couple has established an elementary school in California, the New Village Leadership Academy where he had donated approximately 1.2 million dollars.
Will Smith net worth in 2020
His net worth is considered to be 300 million dollars with a considerable number of awards and nominations.