Will Smith Biography

Willard Carroll "Will" Smith, Jr. is an American actor, producer, and rapper. He has enjoyed success in television, film, and music. In April 2007, Newsweek called him the most powerful actor in Hollywood. Smith has been nominated for four Golden Globe Awards, two Academy Awards, and has won four Grammy Awards.

In the late 1980s, Smith achieved modest fame as a rapper under the name The Fresh Prince. In 1990, his popularity increased dramatically when he starred in the popular television series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. The show ran for nearly six years on NBC and has been syndicated consistently on various networks since then. In the mid-1990s, Smith moved from television to film, and ultimately starred in numerous blockbuster films. He is the only actor to have eight consecutive films gross over $100 million in the domestic box office, and 11 consecutive films gross over $150 million internationally and the only one to have eight consecutive films in which he starred open at the number one spot in the domestic box office tally. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Will Smith
Full Name:
Willard Carroll Smith, Jr.
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Actor, Film Producer, Record producer, Television producer, Rapper, Screenwriter
Ethnicity:
African American
Religion:
Christianity
Date of Birth:
September 25, 1968 (54)
Astrological Sign:
Libra
Marriages
  • 1997-12-31
    "The Fresh Prince" Will Smith (43) weds actress and singer-songwriter Jada Pinkett (40) in Baltimore, Maryland
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