WILL SMITH

By KEVAUNA
  • PHILADELPHIA KIDD....

    PHILADELPHIA KIDD....
    BORN IN WEST PHILIDELPHIA TO CAROLINE AND WILLARD C SMITH SR.
  • Period: to

    THE LIFE OF WILLARD SMITH

  • Jada Pinkett-Smith...

    Jada Pinkett-Smith...
    Jaden Koren Pinkett was born.
  • STARTING EARLY...

    STARTING EARLY...
    Began rapping at age 12, emulating heroes.
  • MOM AND DAD..

    MOM AND DAD..
    Will Smith was born in West Philadelphia was raised in Germantown in Northwest Philadelphia. His father, Williard Christopher Smith, Sr. and his mother, Caroline divorced when he was only 13.
  • THE BIRTH OF THE FRESH PRINCE!!!

    At 16, Smith met a DJ at a party by the name of Jeff Townes. The pair became friends, and the duo DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince was born.
  • THE FIRST HIT...

    The pair's first single, "Girls Ain't Nothing But Trouble," was a hit.
  • BIGGEST HITS!!

    In 1988, DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince continued their success with the album He's The DJ, I'm The Rapper featuring the radio-friendly singles "Parents Just Don't Understand,"
  • HIS FIRST SHOW..

    Smith moved into acting with his role in the TV show The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air.
  • Sheree Zampino..

    Met first wife, Sheree Smith, at a taping of "A Different World" (1987).
  • ANOTHER DECISION...

    Smith crossed over into movies.
  • HIS FIRST MARRIAGE...

    Smith has been married twice. His first marriage in 1992 lasted only three years but produced a son, Willard Smith III, who is also known as Trey.
  • THE OLDEST SON....

    THE OLDEST SON....
    Born in 1993, Trey Smith is the son of actor and musician Will Smith and Sheree Zampino.
  • FALLING OUT AND BACK IN LOVE..

    WILL SMITH AND SHEREE ZAMPINO DIVORCED.Will Smith met Jada Pinkett in 1995 when she auditioned for the role of his girlfriend on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. She was considered too short for the part, but a real-life romance ensued.
  • HIS BEAUTIFUL WIFE:)

    Married to actress Jada Pinkett Smith.
  • THE YOUNG STAR..

    JADA AND WILL SMITH WERE BLESSED WITH JAYDEN SMITH.
  • THE MATRIX...

    Turned down the role of Neo in The Matrix .
  • BABY GIRL...

    BABY GIRL...
    WILL AND JADA PINKETT SMITH WERE BLESSED WITH WILLOW SMITH.
  • THAT MUCH????

    His net worth was estimated to be $188 million.
  • MOVIES!!!

    Smith's smooth-talking charmer persona was put to use in the 2005 romantic comedy, Hitch. Smith played a ladies' man and dating consultant who helps luckless guys with their romantic moves.
  • JADEN SMITH..

    JADEN SMITH..
    A precocious and likable kid, Jaden's breakthrough role was the 2006 film The Pursuit of Happyness, which he co-starred with his real-life dad
  • I AM LEGEND!!

    In 2007, Smith starred in I Am Legend, a remake of the Charlton Heston film Omega Man, where he battled blood-thirsty vampires. The film became a national and international hit.
  • FOLLOWING WILL SMITH'S FOOTSTEPS...

    Will and Jada trained their children to become successful in everything that they want to do. Jaden Smith struck out on his own to make his first performances in projects not involving his parents.
  • WILLOW SMITH'S ACCOMPLISHMENTS...

    In 2008-09, Smith also tried her hand at voice acting in a pair of animated films, playing Baby Gloria in Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa and Abby in Merry Madagascar.
  • WILLOW AND JADEN....

    WILLOW AND JADEN....
    in 2009 Willow and her brother Jaden became Youth Ambassadors of Hasbro's Project Zambi. In their role as ambassadors for the project, they help raise awareness for children orphaned by the global AIDS epidemic by participating in fundraising and outreach campaigns
  • KARATE KID..

    Smith landed his biggest role to date in 2010, starring alongside Jackie Chan in a remake of the 1984 coming-of-age classic, The Karate Kid. Smith plays Dre Parker, a 12-year-old Detroit native who moves to China to study martial arts with a kung fu master, so that he can face down the bullies who torment him.