The Life of Will Smith

Timeline created by Colin Sabers
  • Birthday

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    Willard Carroll Smith, Jr. was born on September 25, 1968. His parents are Willard Carrol Smith and Caroline Bright. Will Smith was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • The Fresh Prince

    Will Smith began rapping and became known as "The Fresh Prince" in a duo with DJ Jazzy Jeff. Their most notable songs were "Parents Just Don't Understand" and "Summertime".
  • The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

    The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air was a popular TV series in the 90s. This is what started Will Smith's acting career. Smith was going backrupt before he was asked to do this show.
  • First Marriage

    Will Smith's first marriage was with Sheree Zampino. They were married in 1992. They met when they were visiting a mutual friend on the set of “A Different World,” in 1991.
  • Where the Day Takes You

    Where the Day Takes You was Will Smith's first film. He had previously been in several shows but had never yet been on the big screen. This helped to start his career as an actor.
  • First Son Born

    Willard Smith lll was born on November 11, 1992. This is the only child born to Will Smith's first wife. His son is more commonly known as "Trey" Smith.
  • Divorce

    Will Smith divorced his first wife, Sheree Zampino. They said that they had been too young. It was especially hard for them having a son together.
  • Second Marriage

    Jada Smith Wiki Page
    Will Smith is now married to Jada Pinkett Smith. They were married in 1997 and have two kids. She is also a popular actor but a lot less popular than her husband. She has been in movies such as Madagascar and The Matrix Reloaded.
  • Men in Black

    Men in Black was a more popular early film that Will Smith played in. He played Agent J, who was a new recruit to the M.I.B. which several other actors had turned down the role. The idea to cast him came from Barry Sonnenfeld's wife because she was a fan of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Smith resumed his role in MIB 2 and MIB 3.
  • Second Son Born

    Jaden Smith Wiki Page
    Jaden Christopher Syre Smith was born on July 8th, 1998. He was Will's first child with his second wife. Jaden is also an actor and has been in several movies with his father like The Pursuit of Happyness and After Earth.
  • Daughter Born

    Willow Smith Wiki Page
    Willow Camille Reign Smith was born on October 31st, 2000. Willow is Will Smith's only daughter, third child, and second child to his second wife. Willow acts and also sings, mostly known for her song "Whip My Hair".
  • I am Legend

    A very popular film that Will Smith starred in was I Am Legend. In this film he is a lone scientist trying to find the cure to a disease that is making zombies. It was developed by Warner Bros. Willow Smith was shown breifly in the film as his character's daughter.
  • Hancock

    Hancock is a film about a reckless superhero named John Hancock, which is Smith's role. Also starring in it is Jason Bateman as Ray Emrey, the man trying to change Hancock to have a better public reputation, and Charlize Theron as Mary Embrey, Ray's wife. Hancock was supposed to have a sequel but it was not been talked about for a few years.
  • After Earth

    After Earth was based on an original story idea from Will Smith. Will Smith stars in the moviw along with his son, Jaden. In the movie they crash land on post-apocalyptic Earth and must battle aliens to get to a rescue-beacon.
  • Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

    Anchorman 2 was the last popular film Will Smith played in. He did not have a major role but he was a cameo appearance like many other popular actors like Jim Carrey and Liam Neeson were in the film. Smith played an ESPN anchor in the film.