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A Story on Will Smith
By Rosa Valentine
Willard Carroll Smith Jr also known as Will Smith was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was born on September 25, 1968. He has 3 siblings and parents are still alive. His mother Caroline, was a school board employee and his father Willard Smith, was a refrigeration company owner. He attended the strict Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School.
Will Smith Wife
His first marriage with Sheree Zampino lasted three years, but they ended up having a son together named Trey Smith. And his other two children, Willow and Jaden are from his second wife, Jada. Jada and Will have been married for 20 years, they met on the set of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Will Smith
He began rapping at the age of 12, his hero was Grandmaster Flash. When Will was 16, he met Jeff Townes at a party where the duo launched a highly successful rap career. DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince. He also established himself as an A- Lister in Hollywood with Bad Boys and Independence Day.
Will Smith Movies
The other popular films he’s been in: Men In Black, Hitch, and earned an Oscar with his performance for Ali and The Pursuit of Happyness.
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince began producing music, their first single was “Girls Ain’t Nothing But Trouble” it was a hit in 1986. In 1987, their album Rock the House hit the Billboard top 100 and made Smith a millionaire.
He turned down a scholarship to Boston’s elite Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He just had no intention of going to college, so he didn’t want to waste the money and the professor’s time.
He starred in a ton of different movies, making him an extremely popular actor. Smith’s stance on politics is Liberal he donated towards the campaign of President Obama. He also loves chess and video games.
He truly loves taking his mother on vacation to the Canyon Ranch spa in Tucson, Arizona.
Will and his wife Jada, have given over 1.3 million dollars to a bunch of different charities like religious, civic and art groups. He also teamed up with his wife and created WJSFF (William & Jada Smith Family Foundation). The group is working on improving local schools, recreation centers, foster care and sustainable communities.
Before NBC picked up Smith in 1990, he was financially struggling, they signed him on with a contract and built a sitcom with him. He had a bad spending habit, the IRS had him in debt of 2.8 million dollars
Will is a huge known philanthropist, he loves helping others no matter the cost. Will’s net worth is over 300 million dollars, which makes him one of the richest actors alive. He’s also extremely tall at 6” 2. His royalties mainly come from the fresh prince TV show where it’s aired in 193 different territories.
Will turned down the Matrix for The Wild West because he wasn’t feeling the directors pitch for The Matrix, so he went for The Wild West instead.
Will and Jada never believed in punishing their children, they believed in giving them control of their lives when they were young. He also has 3 siblings, an older sister named Pamela and a younger set of twins named Ellen and Harry.
Before Will met Jada, he actually dated supermodel Tyra Banks. Will’s first ever job was helping his father installing refrigerators. The media had a nickname for Will “Mr. July” because of the fact his movies always drop in the month of July. Read more Eva Super Model
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