Samuel L. Jackson vs Will Smith

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ActorActor
$211 Million
Net worth 2018
Film & Theater Personalities
Industry
Other
Washington, D.C., United States
Residence
United States
Country
United States
21/12/1948
BirthDay
25/09/1968
1.89 m
Height
Children
3
Riverside High School Morehouse College
Education
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
2014

In 2014, he appeared in the films ‘Reasonable Doubt’, ‘Robocop’, ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ and ‘Kite’

2012

One of his greatest hits in the year 2012 was the Quentin Tarantino film, ‘Django Unchained’, where he played the role of ‘Stephen’

2008

From 2008 to 2011, he was seen in a wide genre of films including, ‘Iron Man’, ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’, ‘Soul Men’, ‘Gospel Hill’, ‘Inglourious Basterds’, ‘Unthinkable, ‘Iron Man 2’, ‘African Cats’, ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’ and ‘Arena’

2007

Starting in 2007, he was cast as a narrator in the direct-to-DVD film, ‘Farce of the Penguins’

2006

In 2006, he was cast opposite Julianne Moore in ‘Freedomland’

2003

From 2003 to 2005, he appeared in ‘Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines’, ‘No Good Deed’, ‘Twisted’, ‘Kill Bill Vol

2002

In 2002, he starred in ‘Changing Lanes’, ‘xXx’, and ‘The 51st State’

2001

He played the role of a vagrant musician in ‘The Caveman’s Valentine’ in 2001, which was his only film for the year 2001

1999

In 1999, he starred in the shark-thriller, ‘Deep Blue Sea’ and in ‘Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace’

1998

This followed with four more films in 1998, including, ‘Sphere’, ‘The Negotiator’, ‘The Red Violin’ and ‘Out of Sight’

1997

In 1997, he played the role of Trevor Garfield in ‘One Eight Seven’ and then starred in other films including, ‘Eve’s Bayou’ and ‘Jackie Brown’

1995

However, he bounced back with better films that once again established him as a bankable star with ‘Die Hard with a Vengeance’ (1995) and ‘A Time to Kill’ (1996)

1994

‘Pulp Fiction’, which released in 1994, was a cult film that helped Jackson gain international stardom

1990

From 1990 to 1993, he worked in the films ‘Def by Temptation’, ‘The Return of Superfly’, ‘Strictly Business’, ‘Jungle Fever’, ‘Patriot Games’, ‘True Romance’, ‘Amos & Andrew’, ‘Jurassic Park’ and ‘The Meteor Man’

1988

He then directly jumped to doing more noticeable roles in ‘School Daze’ and ‘Do the Right Thing’, which released in 1988 and 1989, respectively

1980

In 1980, he married LaTanya Richardson and the couple has a daughter, Zoe

1977

In 1977, he appeared in the film, ‘The Displaced Person’

1972

After appearing in several plays including ‘The Threepenny Opera’ and ‘A Soldier’s Pay’, he made his motion picture debut in the Blaxploitation film, ‘Together for Days’, in 1972

1948

Samuel Leroy Jackson was born on December 12, 1948, in Washington D

1408

He also played the role of a blues player in ‘Black Snake Moan’ and the horror film, ‘1408’, portraying his versatility in acting

2019

Lastly, Smith will appear as an assassin who faces off against himself, a clone who is younger and in his prime in Ang Lee's Gemini Man, scheduled for release on October 4, 2019

2017

"His most recent movie, Bright was distributed via Netflix on December 22, 2017

2016

Weeks after signing Smith onto the film, his father was diagnosed with cancer, from which he died in 2016

2014

As of 2014, 17 of the 21 films in which he has had leading roles have accumulated worldwide gross earnings of over $100 million each, five taking in over $500 million each in global box office receipts

2013

In 2013 Smith starred in After Earth with his son Jaden

2012

In 2012, Smith stated he supported legalizing same-sex marriage

2011

On August 19, 2011, it was announced that Smith had returned to the studio with producer La Mar Edwards to work on his fifth studio album

2009

On December 11, 2009, Smith and his wife hosted the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo, Norway to celebrate Obama's winning of the prize

2008

Smith donated $4,600 to the 2008 presidential campaign of Democrat Barack Obama

2007

3 million to charities in 2007, of which $450,000 went to two Christian ministries, and $122,500 went to three Scientology organizations; the remaining beneficiaries included "a Los Angeles mosque, other Christian-based schools and churches, and

2006

Smith and his son Jaden played father and son in the 2006 biographical drama The Pursuit of Happyness In the film Smith portrays Chris Gardner

2005

In 2005, Smith was entered into the Guinness Book of World Records for attending three premieres in a 24-hour time span

2003

2003 saw Smith return for Bad Boys II, the sequel to the 1995 film Bad Boys and the second installment in the Bad Boys series, the film follows detectives Burnett and Lowrey investigating the flow of ecstasy into Miami

2002

" Men in Black 3 was released ten years after release of Men in Black II (2002), and grossed over $624 million worldwide

2001

Smith portrayed heavyweight boxer Muhammad Ali in the 2001 biopic Ali

2000

His parents separated when he was 13, but did not actually divorce until around 2000

1999

Before the end of 1999, a video album was released featuring Smith's seven music videos released to date, which reached number 25 on the UK Music Video Chart

1998

Together they have two children: Jaden Christopher Syre Smith (born 1998), his co-star in The Pursuit of Happyness and After Earth, and Willow Camille Reign Smith (born 2000), who appeared as his daughter in I Am Legend

1997

During the summer of 1997, Smith also began his solo career with the release of "Men in Black", the theme song for the film of the same name, which topped singles charts in several regions across the world, including the UK

1996

In 1996, Smith starred as part of an ensemble cast in Roland Emmerich's Independence Day

1993

Smith's first major roles were in the drama Six Degrees of Separation (1993) and the action film Bad Boys (1995) in which he starred opposite Martin Lawrence

1992

They had one son, Trey Smith, born on November 11, 1992, and divorced in 1995

1990

Smith was nearly bankrupt in 1990, when the NBC television network signed him to a contract and built a sitcom, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, around him

1989

The group received the first Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance in 1989 for "Parents Just Don't Understand" (1988), though their most successful single was "Summertime" (1991), which earned the group their second Grammy and peaked at number 4 on the Billboard Hot 100

1988

Smith spent money freely around 1988 and 1989 and underpaid his income taxes

1986

The duo's first album, Rock the House, which was first released on Word Up in 1986 debuted on Jive in March of 1987

1985

Philadelphia-based Word Up Records released their first single in late 1985 to 1986 when A&R man Paul Oakenfold introduced them to Word Up with their single "Girls Ain't Nothing but Trouble," a tale of funny misadventures that landed Smith and his former DJ and rap partner Mark Forrest (Lord Supreme) in trouble

1980

In the late 1980s, Smith achieved modest fame as a rapper under the name The Fresh Prince

1968

Smith was born on September 25, 1968 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Caroline (Bright), a Philadelphia school board administrator, and Willard Carroll Smith, Sr