Will Smith

  • Date of Birth

    Date of Birth
    Will Smith was born in Sept 25, 1968 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvinia USA (age: 43 now)
  • Childhood

    Will Smith was born Willard Christopher "Will" Smith, Jr. on September 25th, 1968 in West Philadelphia. His father, Willard Christopher Smith Sr. was a refrigeration engineer and his mother Caroline worked as a school administrator with the Philadelphia School Board. When he was 13, his parents divorced. Will’s sly and charming demeanor earned him the nickname of “Prince”. In his early teens, he began rapping and mastered this art. He collaborated with Jeff Townes to form a new genre of mixing a
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    Will Smith TimeLine

  • First Single

    First Single
    A first single came out ( I Dream of Jeannie) was a big hit
  • Most Likely to Succeed

    Most Likely to Succeed
    Three weeks before he's scheduled to graduate from Philadelphia's Overbrook High, Smith and childhood pal "Jazzy Jeff" Townes release their debut hip-hop album Rock The House. With a burgeoning music career, Smith, known by his stage name, "The Fresh Prince," defers a scholarship to MIT to pursue his passion. It pays off. The clean-cut duo's second album, He's The DJ, I'm The Rapper, makes it to No. 4 on Billboard's Top 200 Albums chart and earns them
    a Best Rap Performance Grammy for the jokey
  • Grammy

    Will won a first Grammy for Best Rapper performance for the track Parentd Just Dont Understand.
  • Fresh Prince of Bel- Air

    Fresh Prince of Bel- Air
    Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
  • Yo Homes, to Bel Air

    Yo Homes, to Bel Air
    Smith is cast as "Will Smith" in the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, about a street-smart Philly kid who moves in with wealthy relatives in L.A. "Will has this very infectious personality, with a great spirit," NBC entertainment chief Brandon Tartikoff tells PEOPLE. "Whatever he has, you can't teach. I think the Eddie Murphy comparison is there." The show lasts until 1996 and continues to live on in syndication.
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    marriage/ Divorced

    will married sheree and the had a divorced
  • Another Movie

    Another Movie
    Will`s movie Where the Days Take you
  • Six Degrees of Seperations

    Six Degrees of Seperations
    will is casted in another movie
  • Hits

    the hits kept coming til Code Red, their final album was together
  • Summer Time

    Summer Time
    Grammy was won, for the Summer Time
  • Joining the Drama Club

    Smith earns raves for his first dramatic film role as gay con artist Paul in Six Degrees of Separation. However, Smith refuses to kiss costar Anthony Michael Hall and a stand-in is used. "It was very immature on my part," he tells Entertainment Weekly. "I was thinking, 'How are my friends in Philly going to think about this?' I wasn't emotionally stable enough to artistically commit to that aspect of the film."
  • Friends First

    Friends First
    Shortly after his separation from Zampino, Smith leans on actress Jada Pinkett, who he met in 1990 when she auditioned and was rejected for the role of his girlfriend on The Fresh Prince. "I helped him understand what happened in his marriage," Pinkett tells PEOPLE in July 1996, "and he helped me see what happened in my relationship. He's become my best friend. There's nothing I can't say to him, nothing I can't share."
  • Bad Boys

    Bad Boys
    Will Smith as Det. Mike Lowrey
  • Indepence Day

    Indepence Day
    Will Smith as Captain Steven Hiller: An assured United States Marine Corps F/A-18 pilot. Devlin and Emmerich had always envisioned an African-American for the role,[5] and specifically wanted Smith after seeing his performance in Six Degrees of Separation.[6]
  • Action Hero

    Action Hero
    Following the $140 million success of 1995's shoot 'em up cop flick Bad Boys, Smith tackles the alien thriller Independence Day. He embraces his inner alpha male onscreen as a cigar-chomping fighter pilot who vows to "kick E.T.'s ass." The film earns $93 million in its first week and more than $300 million during its U.S. theatrical run.
  • Reemerge

    Will was reemerge, with a debut Solo LP, Big Willie Style
  • Married

    Will married actress Jada Pinkett.
  • Fairy Tales

    Fairy Tales
    Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child is an American animated television series that premiered March 26, 1995, on HBO. Narrated by Robert Guillaume, the series aired 39 episodes from 1995 to 2000, and is currently airing on the HBO Family digital cable television channel in the United States since 1999.
  • Alien 2

    Alien 2
    Outer space comes to Earth in Smith's newest extra-terrestrial blockbuster, the alien-infested Men in Black. In addition to being the biggest-grossing film of the year, Men in Black rejuvenates Smith's music career as the soundtrack's title cut becomes the most-played radio song in the history of rap, according to EW.
  • Christmas

    Christmas Day Will`s first movie was released. Men in Black
  • Maryland

    As 1997 comes to an end, Smith and Pinkett marry in a lavish ceremony at the Cloisters, a medieval-style mansion near her hometown of Baltimore. The couple, attired in a matching Badgley Mischka gown and suit, tie the knot in front of about 100 friends and relatives. Pinkett, who is almost two months pregnant at the time, will give birth to the pair's first child, Jaden Christopher Syre, on July 8.
  • first marriage

    first marriage
    smith married sheree zampino in 1992. they had a son, Willard Christopher Smtih III, also known as "Trey", but divorced in 1995
  • Enemy of the State

    Enemy of the State
    Enemy of the State is a 1998 spy-thriller film about a group of rogue NSA agents who kill a US Congressman and try to cover up the murder. It was written by David Marconi, directed by Tony Scott, and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, and it stars Will Smith, Gene Hackman, Jon Voight, Lisa Bonet and Regina King.
  • Wild Wild West

    Wild Wild West
    Wild Wild West is a 1999 American steampunk western action-comedy film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, and starring Will Smith, Kevin Kline (who appears in dual roles as both the protagonist Artemus Gordon and as President Ulysses S. Grant), Kenneth Branagh and Salma Hayek. It is based on the 1965-1969 TV series The Wild Wild West.
  • A Baby Girl for the Fresh Prince

    A Baby Girl for the Fresh Prince
    Smith and Pinkett Smith welcome their second child, daughter Willow Camille Reign, to the famously tight-knit Smith clan. She joins brothers Jaden, 2, and Trey, 8. The loving couple are dedicated parents – they leave the 2002 Academy Awards, where Smith is a Best Actor nominee, when they find out 1-year-old Willow has a high fever. "If something is really wrong, what kind of jerk am I, sitting at the Oscars?" BabyTalk reports Smith saying. "Then I said, 'But if nothing is wrong and we have to le
  • Will`s daughter

    Will`s daughter
    Will and Jada daughter Camillie Smith was born and she played his daughter in his movie I am Legend
  • The Legend of Bagger Vance

    The Legend of Bagger Vance
    The Legend of Bagger Vance is a 2000 American film directed by Robert Redford and starring Will Smith, Matt Damon and Charlize Theron. It is based on the 1995 book of the same title by Steven Pressfield and takes place in the U.S. state of Georgia in 1931. This was Jack Lemmon's final film before his death in 2001.
  • And the Man Can Write

    Smith releases Just the Two of Us, a 32-page, illustrated book based on his 1998 song about being a dedicated divorced father to Trey. Publisher Scholastic Books orders a first printing of 100,000 copies. Smith dedicates the book to his parents and offers "Special props to all of fathers out there holdin' it down."
  • Move Released

    Move Released
    Along Will`s movie Men in Black was a tragedy
  • Champion Role

    Champion Role
    Smith gains 35 pounds of muscle and undergoes intensive boxing training to play Muhammad Ali in the highly anticipated biopic Ali. Real-life wife Pinkett Smith portrays Ali's first wife Sonji. "He did a good job," Muhammad Ali tells Time. "He's the only guy in the world who could look like me and act like me."
  • Ali

    Ali is a 2001 American biographical film directed by Michael Mann. The film tells the story of boxing icon Muhammad Ali, played by Will Smith, from 1964 to 1974 featuring his capture of the heavyweight title from Sonny Liston (Michael Bentt), his conversion to Islam, criticism of the Vietnam War, banishment from boxing, his return to fight Joe Frazier (James Toney) in 1971, and, lastly, his reclaiming the title from George Foreman in the Rumble in the Jungle fight of 1974. It also discusses the
  • Groundbreaking Day

    Groundbreaking Day
    The Academy recognizes African-American actors with three key nominations – Smith (Ali) and Denzel Washington (Training Day) for Best Actor and Halle Berry for Best Actress – at the 74th annual ceremony. Berry goes on to win, and although Smith loses to Washington, he tells EW, "I'm very happy that [black] roles are more available. I think blacks in Hollywood are advancing, however slowly
  • Play It Again

    Play It Again
    Smith stars in the sequel to Men in Black, with Jones and Rosario Dawson. While MIB II has a higher budget and earns less money than the original, it sets a record at the box office for forth of July weekend. The following summer, he scores again with the sequel to Bad Boys.
  • Men in Black 2

    Men in Black 2
    For Agent J, it is another day at the office, monitoring, licensing and policing all alien activity on Earth. One day, J receives a report of an unauthorized landing of an alien spacecraft near New York. It is an old enemy of MIB, a Kylothian named Surleena. Who is searching for a powerful artifact called The Light of Zartha. J investigates and quickly realizes he is going to need help. Unfortunately, the other MIB agents do not work up to par like J can. So, J decides to bring back K. J must br
  • Bad Boys 2

    Bad Boys 2
    Bad Boys II is a 2003 action-comedy film directed by Michael Bay, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, and starring Martin Lawrence and Will Smith. It is a sequel to the 1995 film Bad Boys. The film is about two police detectives investigating the flow of ecstasy into Miami. Despite mainly negative reviews from professional critics, the film performed well at the box office, grossing $273,339,556 worldwide.
  • His and Her Chairs

    His and Her Chairs
    Smith and Pinkett Smith serve as executive producers on All of Us, a UPN sitcom about a blended family much like theirs. The show, which stars Duane Martin and LisaRaye, remains on the air for four seasons.
  • All of Us

    All of Us
    All of Us is inspired by the domestic adventures of entertainment superstars Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith and reflects a new generation's enlightened attitude toward the extended family dynamic with humor, sensitivity and heart. Robert James, an entertainment reporter for a local Los Angeles television station whose best friend is also his publicist, the three-time divorced Dirk. Robert is handsome, smart and a thoroughly modern man in his thinking, as he should be, considering his romantic
  • I, Robot

    I, Robot
    Chicago, 2035. Anthropomorphic robots are widespread and used as servants for various public services. They are taken to be inherently safe and programmed to live in harmony with human beings, being designed in accordance with the Three Laws of Robotics. Del Spooner (Will Smith) is a Chicago police detective who dislikes the rapid advancement of technology, including robots. Spooner lives with survivor's guilt and a robotic arm after a car accident, when a robot chooses to save him over a 12-ye
  • Skark Tales

    Skark Tales
    When a son of a gangster shark boss is accidently killed while on the hunt, his would-be prey and his vegetarian brother both decide to use the incident to their own advantage. Will played and did the voice of Oscar, who was suppose to be the shark slayer
  • Romance Expert

    Romance Expert
    In Hitch, Smith plays Alex "Hitch" Hitchens, a romance expert who helps his lonely male clients woo women. "I didn't pick up as many tips as I brought," he jokes to PEOPLE. "I am Hitch in my real life." Smith's first romantic comedy is a box office hit (the film opens at No.1 and grosses more than $179 million worldwide) and makes history as the first romantic comedy to star minority actors in the lead roles (Eva Mendes plays his love interest).
  • Valentine`s Day

    Valentine`s Day
    Valentine`s Day - the movie The Hitch was released
  • Acting Gene

    Acting Gene
    Smith plays down-on-his-luck salesman Chris Gardner in the real-life story The Pursuit of Happyness, telling Entertainment Weekly that the role is a departure from his "safety zone." He earns a Golden Globe and Oscar nomination for Best Actor. Smith's son Jaden, 8, is cast as his son in the film, giving a critically acclaimed performance. "The best part was when I cried," Jaden
  • Graumen`s Chinses

    Graumen`s Chinses
    Smith was recognized at Graumen`s Chinses Threatre on Hollywood Boulevard
  • Other Movie Released

    Other Movie Released
    I am Legend was released
  • Famous Person Ever

    Famous Person Ever
    Will was reported he was selected as one of America`s Top Ten Most Famous people
  • Top Ten

    Top Ten
    America’s top ten most fascinating people of 2008 for a Barbara Walters ABC special that aired on December 4, 2008.[
  • Charaities

    Smith and Jada gives $ 1.3 millions to charaites
  • Noble Prize

    Noble Prize
    Smith and his wife hosted the Noble Peace Prize Contest in Oslo, norway
  • Announement

    On August 19, 2011, it was announced[26] that Smith had returned to the studio with producer La Mar Edwards to make a new album. Edwards has worked with artists such as T.I., Chris Brown, and Game. He is currently filming After Earth along with his son Jaden Smith which is set for a 2013 release.