KING RICHARDS, MEN IN BLACK and I AM LEGEND [ Famous Movies Main Character Will Smith ] 80+ Amazing Facts that you should Know about his life Journey with the Net Worth of 350 million dollar

KING RICHARDS, MEN IN BLACK and I AM LEGEND [ Famous Movies Main Character  Will Smith ] 80+ Amazing Facts that you should know about his life Journey with the Net Worth of 350 million dollar

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 Willard Carroll Smith 2

Image of Will Smith
Image of Will Smith

Name of Profession

 Actor, Rapper & Film Producer

Birth Place


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US

Date of Birth

 25 September 1968


 Masterman School

Overbrook High School

Archbishop John Carroll High School

Net Worth

 $350 million


1. Men in Black (1997)

2. Enemy of the State (1998)

3. I am Legend (2007)

4.  Men in Black 3 (2012)

5. Six Degrees of Separation (1993)

6. King Richard (2021)

7. The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

8. Ali (2001)

9. Independence Day (1996)

10. Concussion (2015)





1. Academy Awards, (OSCAR), Best Performance by an Actor in Lead Role, ( King Richard)

2. BAFTA Awards, Best Lead Actor ( King Richard)

3. AARP Movies for Grownups Awards,  Best Lead Actor ( King Richard)

4. Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA (Saturn Award), Best Actor (I am Legend)

5. African-American Film Critics Association, Best Actor (King Richard & Concussion)

6. Bet Awards, Best Actor (King Richard, Hancock, Seven Pounds, & Ali)

7. Black Film Critics Circle Awards, Best Actor (King Richard)

8. Black Movie Awards, Outstanding Performance by an Actor in Leading Role,  (King Richard)

9.Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, Favorite Actor (Enemy of the State,  Men in Black & Independence Day)

10. Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards, Best Actor (King Richards)



                            WILL SMITH'S FAMILY


 Sheree Zampino (1992-1995)

Jada Pinkett (m. 1997)


 Willard Carroll Smith, Sr.

Caroline Bright


 Jaden Smith

Willow Smith

Trey Smith


Ellen Smith (Sibling)
Pam Smith  (Sibling)
Harry Smith  (Sibling)

80+ Amazing Facts that you should know about his life Journey with the Net Worth of 350 million dollar

1. Met wife Jada Pinkett Smith when she tried out for the role of his girlfriend on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990). The role eventually went to Nia Long.

2. Has 3 children: son, Trey Smith (b. November 11, 1992) with ex-wife, Sheree Zampino and son, Jaden Smith (b. July 8, 1998) & daughter, Willow Smith (b. October 31, 2000) with wife, Jada Pinkett Smith.

3. Has said he based his character Captain Steven Hiller in Independence Day (1996) on his favorite big screen hero, Harrison Ford, most notably his performances of Han Solo in Star Wars (1977) and its sequels.

4. Also known as rap artist "The Fresh Prince.".

5. Will's siblings are: Pam Smith (born in 1964), and twins Ellen and Harry Smith (born in 1971).

6. Won a Grammy Award for the song "Summertime" during his rap career.

7. Received the first ever Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance, for the song "Parents Just Don't Understand" in 1989 with his partner DJ Jazzy Jeff (aka Jazzy Jeff).

8. Enjoys playing chess.

9. Chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World. [1998]

10. Smith's pilot test show for The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990) was directed by Debbie Allen.

11. Met first wife, Sheree Zampino, at a taping of A Different World (1987) in 1991.

12. As a public role model, hosted the Presidential Inaugural Celebration for Youth, as part of the Gala for President Bill Clinton. [January 1993]

13. Graduate of Philly's legendary Overbrook High School, whose alumni include Wilt Chamberlain, Hal Lear, Wali 'Wonder' Jones, Walt Hazzard, The Dovells, The Orlons, Dee Dee Sharp, etc. and, in tribute to his student years there, his production company is called Overbrook Entertainment.

14. Attended the prestigious Julia Reynolds Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School in Philadelphia, as well as Catholic school and public Overbrook HS.

15. First hip-hop artist to be nominated for an Academy Award.

16. Speaks fluent Spanish.

17. Ranked #2 on Star TV's Top Ten Box Office stars of the 1990s (2003).

18. Had a chart-hit together with DJ Jazzy Jeff (aka DJ Jazzy Jeff.

19. Dropped from Columbia Records as an artist after lackluster sales of his third solo album, which was self-titled, and greatest hits compilation. [Summer 2003]

20. Incorporates the line "Aw, hell no!" into all his movies as a running catch phrase like Arnold Schwarzenegger's "I'll be back!".

21. Ranked #15 in TV Guide's list of "TV's 25 Greatest Teen Idols" (23 January 2005 issue).

22. Gained a place in the Guinness World Records book for most public appearances in 12 hours, by attending three red carpet "premieres" for Hitch (2005) on 22nd February 2005. He walked the red carpet and introduced the film at Manchester, Birmingham, and finally for the premiere in London, England.

23. Once stated that in his whole career, he most regrets turning down the part of Neo in The Matrix (1999) and the film that he most regrets making was Wild Wild West (1999).

24. He has been at his adult height of 6' 2" since he was 13, although he is now about 60 pounds heavier than he first was when he reached this height.

25. Premiere Magazine ranked him as #44 on a list of the Greatest Movie Stars of All Time in their Stars in Our Constellation feature (2005).

26. He sang a few lines "Wild Wild West" to his on screen cousin Carleton, a movie in which he starred 6 years later.

27. Hosted the MTV Movie Awards in 1994.

28. Was considered for the role of "Mr. Smith" in Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005) before Brad Pitt was cast.

29. Is supposedly a huge fan of the Swedish well-known (but barely known in the U.S.) melodic heavy metal band Soilwork.

30. Raked #66 in VH1's 100 greatest Teen Stars.

31. Holds the record for most Kids Choice Awards with a whopping six wins.

32. Ranked #14 on Premiere's 2006 "Power 50" list. Had ranked #18 in 2005. He is the second-highest ranked actor, behind only Tom Cruise.

33. He and Jada Pinkett Smith were forced to leave their home in California because a bush fire threatened to destroy it and several other houses in the same area. [October 2005]

34. His 1995 divorce from ex-wife Sheree Zampino led to a $900,000 lump sum divorce settlement for Zampino plus $24,000 per month in alimony and child support; this equals $288,000 a year.

35. Lost his place in the Guiness World Records book for most public appearances in 12 hours to German actors Jürgen Vogel and Daniel Brühl, who attended four red carpet premieres of their movie A Friend of Mine (2006), one more than Will (22 October 2006).

36. In the 1998 rap lyrics of "Gettin' Jiggy", Will Smith says that Muhammad Ali would call him "The Greatest." Two and a half years later, he played the title role in Ali (2001).

37. An animated caricature of him appeared in Men in Black: The Series (1997) (the animated series adaptation of Men in Black (1997)), alongside a caricature of his MIB co-star Tommy Lee Jones, set against a shot that parodied one of the famous low angle shots of a building being threatened by a flying saucer, an in-joke reference to Smith's 1996 hit Men in Black: The Series (1997), which preceded Men in Black (1997).

38. His character from Men in Black (1997), Agent Jay, was not originally written to specifically be a black man. In fact, the role was offered to Caucasian actors Chris O'Donnell and David Schwimmer before Smith accepted the part.

39. Had to undergo treatment on his shoulder in a New York hospital after he suffered a strain. [March 2007]

40. Was among the guests at Tom Cruise's and Katie Holmes's wedding ceremony in Italy.

41. Ranked #30 on VH1's 50 Greatest Hip Hop Artists along with DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince.

42. Ranked #29 on VH1's 100 Sexiest Artists.

43. 2007 - Ranked #5 on EW's The 50 Smartest People in Hollywood.

44. December 2007 - According to Forbes, for each dollar he got paid, Smith's movies averaged $10 of gross income.

45. Was a millionaire before the age of 20.

46. In 2004, his net worth was estimated to be $188 million.

47. In 2007, Forbes Magazine estimated his earnings for the year at $31 million.

48. Huge fan of professional wrestling.

49. Is often called "Mr. July" by the media due to the fact that most of his summer blockbusters open in July.

50. He and his daughter Willow Smith both had movies opening 2 July, 2008. His was Hancock (2008), hers was Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008).

51. Has appeared in two films starting with the word "I", I, Robot (2004) and I Am Legend (2007).

52. Wrote and performed the song, "Just the Two of Us", about his first son, Trey Smith.

53. Was considered for the role of Detective James Carter in Rush Hour (1998).

54. As of Hancock (2008), he holds the record for the actor to star in the most consecutive $100 million-grossing movies (8).

55. Was in consideration for the part of Curtis Taylor Jr in Dreamgirls (2006). However Jamie Foxx was cast instead.

56. Birth Card is the Queen of Hearts.

57. Brother-in-law of Caleeb Pinkett.

58. He has solved Rubik's cubes in both The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: The Alma Matter (1993) and The Pursuit of Happyness (2006). This is a real talent of his; he has shown on live TV that he can solve a Rubik's Cube in under 55 seconds.

59. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) is his favorite movie.

60. Acting mentor was James Avery.

61. Living in Beijing, China for the next three months with his family while his son, Jaden Smith, films The Karate Kid (2010). [July 2009]

62. Recently purchased a home in south Stockholm, Sweden because he feels it is the best place to relax. [August 2004]

63. Attended a press conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to promote I Am Legend (2007). He stayed at the famous Copacabana Palace Hotel. [January 2008]

64. Many of his hit films have featured actors from the Star Trek franchise. Where the Day Takes You (1992) featured Christian Slater. Made in America (1993) featured Whoopi Goldberg. Six Degrees of Separation (1993) featured J.J. Abrams.

 65. Independence Day (1996) featured Brent Spiner and Robert Pine, who is not only a Star Trek veteran himself, but also the father of Chris Pine. Bad Boys (1995) was directed by Michael Bay, who is cousin to Star Trek veteran Susan Bay Nimoy and has, through her, been related by marriage to John Schuck and Leonard Nimoy. Men in Black 3 (2012) featured Alice Eve. I, Robot (2004) featured Bruce Greenwood and James Cromwell.

66. Shares a birthday with Michael Madsen, Michael Douglas, Mark Hamill, Donald Glover, Christopher Reeve, and Catherine Zeta-Jones.

67. He and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith were both cast in DC comics project in 2014 - Will as Deadshot in the film Suicide Squad (2016) and Jada in the television show Gotham (2014).

68. On the first two occasions where Will was Oscar-nominated as Best Actor for Ali (2001) and The Pursuit of Happyness (2006), he lost out to fellow African-American actors Denzel Washington (Training Day (2001)) and Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland (2006)). In 2022 he was, yet again, competing against Denzel (The Tragedy of Macbeth (2021)) but finally won his first Best Actor Oscar for King Richard (2021).

69. Was the first guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014).

70. Is a huge fan of Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997) and Angel (1999) along with wife Jada Pinkett Smith.

71. Made a private and unofficial deal with his father: his father would support his music career for one year, and if it didn't work out the way his father and Will wanted to, Will would have gone back to college.

72. Received a Tony award nomination in 2010 for Best Musical as part of the producing team of "Fela!".

73. Became part owner of the Philadelphia 76ers.[December 2016].

74. Member of the 'Official Competition' jury at the 70th Cannes International Film Festival in 2017.

75. Friends with Alfonso Ribeiro, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Tatyana Ali, Karyn Parsons, Jay-Z, Tom Cruise, Eva Mendes, Tyra Banks, Tyrese Gibson, Mariah Carey, Duane Martin, Tommy Lee Jones, Oprah Winfrey, Kevin James, and Terrence Jenkins.

76. Son-in-law of Adrienne Banfield-Jones and Robsol Grant Pinkett, Jr.

77. He was considered for the role of Tre Styles in Boyz n the Hood (1991), but turned it down due to his commitment to The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990).

78. Shares a birthday with Christopher Reeve and have both played superheroes. Reeve in Superman (1978) and Smith in Hancock (2008).

79. No relation with Justice Smith.

80. Was the first choice to star as backup quarterback Willie Beaman in Any Given Sunday (1999) but was not interested in the role.

81. He solved the magic cube in the series Fresh Prince of Bel Air(Season 3 Episode 18 - "The Alma Matter") and in the movie The Pursuit of Happyness.

82. Was considered & offered the role of Al Simmons/Spawn in Spawn (1997) but turned it down feeling that that particular role would hurt his squeaky clean image at the time, the role was later given to Michael Jai White.

83. Born at 9:47PM (EDT).

84. To date (2022) Will has portrayed real-life characters in 4 biopics: Ali (2001) (Muhammad Ali), The Pursuit of Happyness (2006) (Chris Gardner), Concussion (2015) (Bennet Omalu) and King Richard (2021) (Richard Williams). He either won or nominated for Oscars in all but 'Concussion'.

85. One of the books he mentions all the time is The Alchemist written by the Brazilian author Paulo Coelho.

86. First hip hop artist to ever win an Oscar for best actor.

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