Early Life of Will Smith:
Born to Caroline and Willard Carroll Smith, Sr. on September 25, 1968, in Philadelphia Will Smith is one of the most recognizable actors in Hollywood.
Will was raised in a middle-class household and always tried to do his best in any task he took on.
His mother Caroline was an administrator at a Philadelphia school, while his father, Willard was an engineer as well as an Air Force veteran.
Encounter with hip hop:
Will was attracted to the hip-hop scene before he graduated from high school. He was raised by academically educated parents and faced opposition from his family when he started his Rap career.
After graduating from high school, he quit formal education to take up the stage name “The Fresh Prince” and began his hip-hop journey.
World-Up Records released DJ Jazzy and Will Smiths’ Girls Ain’t Nothing but Trouble in 1986. This put them at the forefront of Hip Hop.
The song was a massive success from the perspective debutants. It reached the Billboard Hot 100 chart at the 57th place.
Smith as an Actor and Performer:
Through the 1993 drama film Six Degrees of Separation, Will was able to show his talents in Hollywood. Although the movie did not achieve the expected success, it allowed Smith to expand his acting skills and allow him to experiment with different roles.
Smith was able to play the role of Mike Rowley on The Bad Boys in 1995 with Martin Lawrence, after having seen a Hollywood movie and a sitcom for six seasons.
In 1996, Smith was cast as Captain Steven Hiller in The Independence Day. It was a huge success and received both incredible critical feedback and commercial success. It grossed $817 million in 1996, making it the highest-grossing movie of 1996.
Smith admits that the movie was a success, despite the commercial losses.
Following the success of 1996,Smith began filming Men in Black the same year with Steven Spielberg.
Men in Black was released in 1997 and became a huge blockbuster. The movie was the third most successful theatrical release in 1997, earning $589.4 millions.
FAQ: Frequently Asked Question About Will Smith
|Will DOB:||September 25th, 1968|
|Will wife / Will Smith Spouse:||Smith married Sheree Zampino in 1992 Smith married actress Jada Koren Pinkett in 1997.|
|Will Son / Will Smith Kids:||Willard Carroll “Trey” Smith III (born 1995), Jaden Christopher Syre Smith (born 1998), Willow Camille Reign Smith (born 2000)|
|Will quotes:||Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like.|
|Will books:||Will – Written by Smith Will Smith’s Rules for Success Written By J.D. Rockefeller|