Personal Life and Early Life
Willard Carroll Smith II was born on September 25, 1968, in West Philadelphia to Caroline(mother), a Philadelphia school board administrator, and Willard Carroll Smith Sr.(father), a U.S. Air Force veteran, and refrigeration engineer. He was reared as a Baptist in West Philadelphia’s Wynnefield neighborhood.
He has an elder sister, Pamela, and two younger siblings, Harry and Ellen, who are twins. Smith went to Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School in Philadelphia, a private Catholic elementary school. His parents divorced when he was 13, but did not divorce until around the year 2000.
Smith married actress Jada Koren Pinkett Smith in 1997. They met when Pinkett Smith auditioned for the role of Smith’s character’s girlfriend on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
They have two children: Jaden Christopher Syre Smith (born 1998), his co-star in The Pursuit of Happiness and After Earth, and Willow Camille Reign Smith (born 2000), his daughter in I Am Legend.
Will Smith Net Worth
Will Smith’s Salary
$80 Million Per Year
|Net Worth:||$350 Million|
|Salary:||$80 Million Per Year|
|Date of Birth:||Sep 25, 1968 (53 years)|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Film Producer, Record producer, Television producer, Rapper, Screenwriter|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Smith began his career as the MC of the hip-hop combo “DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince”, with boyhood buddy Jeffrey “DJ Jazzy Jeff” Townes as the turntablist and producer. They met by coincidence when Jeff needed a hype guy for a showdown on the street. Smith leaped at the possibility, and the two hit it off right away.
Smith’s breakthrough roles were in the drama “Six Degrees of Separation” (1993) and the action picture “Bad Boys” (1995), both of which he co-starred with Martin Lawrence. The latter picture was a commercial success, collecting $141.4 million globally.
Smith was nominated for an Academy Award twice, first for his portrayal of Muhammad Ali in “Ali” and also for his portrayal of Chris Gardner in “The Pursuit of Happiness.” Smith has two BET Awards, one Image Award, four MTV Movie Awards, and two People’s Choice Awards.
Will Smith Net Worth
Will Smith has a net worth of $350 million and earns $80 million per year. He earns $20 – $30 million per movie. In recent years he has earned massive single-film salaries from Netflix. He reportedly earned $20 million for the 2017 Netflix movie “Bright” and $35 million for its sequel.
Will Smith’s net worth makes him one of the richest actors in the world. He is an actor, film producer, and rapper who has been one of the most famous and popular celebrities in the world for decades.
Will Smith starred in the title role of “King” Richard Williams, the father of tennis superstars Venus and Serena Williams. Smith was reportedly paid as much as $40 million for the role, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
These earnings are thanks to an entertainment career spanning over three decades, from his work as a rapper to his many roles as an actor and producer behind the scenes.
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