Will Smith is an American actor, rapper, and producer who has a net worth of $350 million as of March 2023. He is one of the most successful and popular actors in Hollywood, and he has starred in many blockbuster films, including “Men in Black”, “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”, and “Ali”.
Willard Carroll Smith II was born on September 25, 1968, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was the second of four children born to Caroline Bright, a school board administrator, and Willard Carroll Smith Sr., a refrigeration engineer. Smith’s parents divorced when he was 13 years old.
Smith began his career as a rapper, releasing his debut album, “Big Willie Style”, in 1988. The album was a commercial success, and it spawned the hit singles “Parents Just Don’t Understand” and “Summertime”. Smith followed up with the albums “Willow” (1991) and “Men in Black” (1997), both of which were also successful.
In 1990, Smith made his acting debut in the television series “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”. The show was a critical and commercial success, and it ran for six seasons. Smith won two Golden Globe Awards for his role on the show.
In 1996, Smith starred in the film “Independence Day”, which was a massive box office success. The film made Smith a global superstar, and it cemented his status as one of the most bankable actors in Hollywood.
Smith has continued to star in successful films throughout his career, including “Men in Black II” (2002), “I, Robot” (2004), “The Pursuit of Happyness” (2006), “The Legend of Bagger Vance” (2000), “Ali” (2001), “Bad Boys” (1995), “Bad Boys II” (2003), “Enemy of the State” (1998), “Wild Wild West” (1999), and “Collateral Beauty” (2016).
Smith has also won numerous awards for his acting, including two Academy Award nominations, two Golden Globe Awards, a BAFTA Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award.
Smith has been married twice. He was first married to Sheree Zampino from 1992 to 1995. They have one son together, Trey Smith. Smith is currently married to Jada Pinkett Smith, and they have two children together, Jaden Smith and Willow Smith.
Source of Income
Smith’s primary source of income is his acting career. He has earned millions of dollars from his roles in films such as “Men in Black”, “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”, and “Ali”. Smith also earns money from his various business ventures, including his music career, his production company, and his fragrance line.
Will Smith is one of the most successful and popular actors in Hollywood. He has starred in many blockbuster films, and he has won numerous awards for his acting. Smith is also a successful businessman and entrepreneur.