Last Updated: 18 Sep, 2023 | Views: 501
Other Profession(s): Rapper, Film Producer
Famous For: Acted in ‘’Men in Black’’ (Movie)
Higher Education: High School
Will Smith is a famous American rapper, artist, producer, and comedian who was born on September 25, 1968. In the worlds of music, film, and television, he has found success. According to Newsweek, Will Smith was "Hollywood's most significant actor" in 2007. Smith has received nominations for two Oscars, two Academy Awards, two Grammy Awards, and five Golden Globe Awards.
In 1980: Under the name The Fresh Prince, Smith had small success as a rapper.
In 1990: When he played a leading role in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, a hit television series, his popularity skyrocketed.
In 1993: Six Degrees of Separation, a drama, gave Smith his first significant roles.
In 1997: Later, in the role of Agent J in "Men in Black," he scored big again.
In 1998: Will Smith and Gene Hackman co-starred in “Enemy of the State”.
In 2006: The Pursuit of Happyness, a biographical drama, featured Smith and his son Jaden as father and son.
In 2007: Will Smith played the lead in the movie I Am Legend.
In 2015: Focus, a romantic drama, featured Smith opposite Margot Robbie.
In 2016: Smith played “Deadshot” in the movie “Suicide Squad”.
In 2019: In Spies in Disguise, Smith co-starred with Tom Holland in his second animated movie.
In 2021: Smith portrayed Serena Williams' father in the film “King Richard”.
Achievements and Awards:
Will Smith has received nominations for Best Actor for The Pursuit of Happyness.
For the film "King Richard," he received an Oscar.
In 2005, the actor attended three premieres within 24 hours, setting a Guinness World Record.
Forbes lists Smith as the most commercially viable celebrity on the planet.