10 Facts About Will Smith
Will Smith was born on September 25, 1968, in West Philadelphia.
2. Music Career
He rose to fame as a rap artist in the 1980s and 1990s, releasing the hit songs’Gettin Jiggy wit It’ and’Wild Wild West’. In 1990, Smith won the Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance.
3. Acting Career
He began his acting career in the sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990-1996). His later films include Men in Black (1997), Independence Day (1996), and Bad Boys (1995).
4. Awards and Achievements
He has won four Grammy Awards, two Academy Awards and five Golden Globe Awards. Smith is the only actor to have eight consecutive films gross over $100 million in the domestic box office.
5. Production Company
He founded the multimedia production company Will Smith Productions in 2002.
6. Most Bankable Star
In 2018, Smith was listed by Forbes as the most bankable star worldwide.
7. Personal Life
He has been married to actress Jada Pinkett-Smith since 1997. They have two children, Jaden and Willow.