Will Smith

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    Will Smith

    Will Smith's History
  • At the age of 12 Will Smith was influenced both by Eddie Murphy and new hip-hop heroes like Grandmaster Flash and began rapping

    At the age of 12 Will Smith was influenced both by Eddie Murphy and new hip-hop heroes like Grandmaster Flash and began rapping
  • Will's father tore down a wall and told 12 yr old Will and his 9 yr old brother to build it back. It took a whole year, but they finished it and learned that they can do anything that they put their minds to.

    Will's father tore down a wall and told 12 yr old Will and his 9 yr old brother to build it back. It took a whole year, but they finished it and learned that they can do anything that they put their minds to.
  • At the age of 18, he was earning more money than he knew what to do with, and he spent it just like a teenager.

    At the age of 18, he was earning more money than he knew what to do with, and he spent it just like a teenager.
    At the age of 18, he was earning more money than he knew what to do with, and he spent it just like a teenager.
  • Will had a hit single on the radio 30 days before he graduated High School

    Will had a hit single on the radio 30 days before he graduated High School
  • When Will was 19 the IRS came and took all his stuff saying he owed them 2.8 million

    When Will was 19 the IRS came and took all his stuff saying he owed them 2.8 million
  • Soon Will caught the attention of Quincy Jones, who decided to build a TV show around the young rapper

    Soon Will caught the attention of Quincy Jones, who decided to build a TV show around the young rapper
  • Will didn't even have to audition for his role in Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, no one even asked if he could act

    Will didn't even have to audition for his role in Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, no one even asked if he could act
  • On the first 6 episodes of the show there are some scenes where you can see Will mouthing the other actors lines so that he doesn't forget his

    On the first 6 episodes of the show there are some scenes where you can see Will mouthing the other actors lines so that he doesn't forget his
  • For the first three years of the episodes run the IRS took 70% of Will's check to payback what he owed

    For the first three years of the episodes run the IRS took 70% of Will's check to payback what he owed
  • Will was able to convince the producers of the highbrow drama "Six Degrees Of Separation" that he could handle the lead role of gay street hustler who wormed his way into lives of New York intellectuals by posing as Sidney Portier's son.

    Will was able to convince the producers of the highbrow drama "Six Degrees Of Separation" that he could handle the lead role of gay street hustler who wormed his way into lives of New York intellectuals by posing as Sidney Portier's son.
  • Instead of falling on his face, the performance was hailed as extraordinary and one of the year's best. And the critical acclaim was soon followed by box office success by stealing the largest grossing film of 1996, as Captain Steven Hiller in "Independen

    Instead of falling on his face, the performance was hailed as extraordinary and one of the year's best. And the critical acclaim was soon followed by box office success by stealing the largest grossing film of 1996, as Captain Steven Hiller in "Independen
  • A year later, he brought the same sense of style to "Men In Black. It was another huge blockbuster, and as it turned out, all part of Will Smith's plan.

    A year later, he brought the same sense of style to "Men In Black. It was another huge blockbuster, and as it turned out, all part of Will Smith's plan.
  • Will and Jada met in 1995, but he didn't propse until 1997 and they were married December 31, 1997

    Will and Jada met in 1995, but he didn't propse until 1997 and they were married December 31, 1997
  • When Will and Jada got married she was already 2months pregnant with their now 13yr old son. Jaden was born July 8, 1998.

    When Will and Jada got married she was already 2months pregnant with their now 13yr old son. Jaden was born July 8, 1998.
  • Will Smith's 1999 release was recorded specifically for Smith's planned summer blockbuster movie, Wild Wild West. Smith's song became a number-one pop hit on the Billboard Hot 100, and its extended music video, directed by Paul Hunter, was a hit on MTV.

    Will Smith's 1999 release was recorded specifically for Smith's planned summer blockbuster movie, Wild Wild West. Smith's song became a number-one pop hit on the Billboard Hot 100, and its extended music video, directed by Paul Hunter, was a hit on MTV.
  • Will Smith starred in the movie "Wild Wild West"

    Will Smith starred in the movie "Wild Wild West"
  • Will appears in Hitch as a man who knows it all when it comes to women

    Will appears in Hitch as a man who knows it all when it comes to women
  • Will Smith stars in The Pursuit of Happiness along with his 11 year old son Jaden Smith

    Will Smith stars in The Pursuit of Happiness along with his 11 year old son Jaden Smith
  • Will Smith stars in I Am Legend practically by himself, he holds the screen alone for over an hour almost.

    Will Smith stars in I Am Legend practically by himself, he holds the screen alone for over an hour almost.
  • Will Smith stars in Hancock as an immortal who is alone and hated.

    Will Smith stars in Hancock as an immortal who is alone and hated.
  • Jaden Smith took after his father and began acting when he was younger along side his dad, but in the movie Karate Kid Jaden goes solo and plays alongside Jackie Chan.

    Jaden Smith took after his father and began acting when he was younger along side his dad, but in the movie Karate Kid Jaden goes solo and plays alongside Jackie Chan.
  • Jaden comes along with Justin Bieber and has his own rap solo in the song Never Say Never, the rapping comes from his dad Will also

    Jaden comes along with Justin Bieber and has his own rap solo in the song Never Say Never, the rapping comes from his dad Will also
  • Willow Smith decided to take after both her dad and mom and came with the song Whip My Hair which has become very popular

    Willow Smith decided to take after both her dad and mom and came with the song Whip My Hair which has become very popular
  • It has recently been brought to attention that due to certain circumstances Will Smith might be facing his second divorce.

    It has recently been brought to attention that due to certain circumstances Will Smith might be facing his second divorce.