“In West Philadelphia, born and raised.”
“Give me a problem, I'll give you a solution. I just love living. That's a feeling you can't fake. I'm glad every single day. I think that even the camera can feel that I'm a happy man.”
Will Smith is an American actor, producer, and rapper. In the late 1980s, he achieved some fame as a rapper under the name The Fresh Prince. In 1990, his popularity increased when he starred in the TV sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. The show ran for six years and ended in 1996 on NBC with syndications on various networks. During his TV career, he also went into films, and then blockbuster movies. His most successful films have been Bad Boys, Bad Boys II, Independence Day, Men in Black, Men in Black II, I, Robot, The Pursuit of Happyness, I Am Legend, Hancock, Wild Wild West, Enemy of the State, Shark Tale, Hitch, and Seven Pounds.
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Will came to prominence on the hit show The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air, but has since made his mark in the hip hop world as well as Hollywood – with two Oscar nominations to his name.
He was previously married to Sheree Zampino in 1992, and had a son Willard Christopher Smith III AKA Trey. After his divorce in 1995, he married actress Jada Pinkett Smith in 1997 and has had two children with her — Jaden and Willow Smith, who have appeared alongside him in Pursuit of Happyness, After Earth and I Am Legend respectively. Will’s marriage to Jada has almost always been under media scrutiny, with rumors after rumor suggesting they are on the verge of divorce.