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Will Smith

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Net worth 2018: 250 Million
Industry: Other
Country: United States
BirthDay: 25 September 1968
Sigh: Libra
Children: 3
BIOGRAPHY

Will Smith was bornon 25 September 1968 in United States, is ActorActor. Studios still pay Will Smith top dollar to star in their blockbusters because even when he misfires, he still brings in a huge fan base. Smith's latest film, "After Earth," barely registered in the U.S. earning only $60 million. But it did better overseas bringing in $183 million or 75% of its total global box office. Smith's most recent passion project is a new big-screen version of "Annie" starring African-American actors in many of the key roles. He produced the film with Jay-Z.

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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

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