Will Smith: Amazing Work Ethic

  • Happy Birthday!

    Happy Birthday!
    Happy Birthday, Willard Chritopher Smith, Jr.!!!
    Will is the son of Willard Christopher Smith, Sr. and Caroline Smith. He was born in West Philidelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Let's start a band!

    Let's start a band!
    In 1986, Will started his own Hip-Hop band with his friend DJ Jazzy Jeff.
  • Our first hit!

    In late 1986, "Girls Ain't Nothing but Trouble" debuted.
  • Grammy Award!

    Grammy Award!
    In 1988, the trio including The Fresh Prince and DJ Jazzy Jeff were awarded their first Grammy award in the Rap division.

    Smith was relieved in 1990 when NBC allowed him to star in a sitcom titled "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air." This sitcom helped him out of his unfortunate $2.8 million tax debt.
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    The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

    The sitcom aired from September 10, 1990 to May 20, 1996. 148 episodes were produced over 6 seasons. This sitcom was about a street-smart teenager sent to live with his wealthy aunt in West Philidelphia.
  • First marriage

    Will married Sheree Zampino in 1992, but they later divorced in 1995.
  • Marriage and Kid

    In 1992, he married Sherree Zampino, but they later divorced in 1995 after having their son Willard Christopher "Trey" Smith III.
  • Movie Time!

    Movie Time!
    His first major acting role was in this drama.
  • Independence Day

    Independence Day
    This massive blockbuster established Smith as a prime box office draw.
  • Jada and Will get married!

    Jada and Will get married!
    Will married Jada Pinkett.
  • Happy Birthday!

    Happy Birthday!
    Jaden Smith is born!
  • Another hit movie!

    Another hit movie!
    Smith starred in this movie!
  • The Wild Wild West!

    The Wild Wild West!
    Will turned down the role of Neo in "The Matrix" to star in this disappointing movie.
  • Happy Birthday!

    Happy Birthday!
    Willow Smith is born!
  • Guinness Book of World Records

    Guinness Book of World Records
    Will was added to the 2005 Guinness book of World Records for attending 3 premieres in 24 hours.
  • The Pursuit of Happyness

    The Pursuit of Happyness
    This movie starred Will and his son, Jaden.
  • Charities!

    In 2007, Smith donated $1.3 million to charities!
  • Grauman's Chinese Theatre

    Grauman's Chinese Theatre
    Will imprinted his hands and feet on the sidewalk in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre while being watched by fans.
  • I Am Legend

    I Am Legend
    Largest ever film release in United States history in Decmeber. Will and his daughter Willow appeared in this movie.
  • Fascinating

    TV Guide reported the Will Smith was added to the list of the top ten of America's most fascinating people.
  • Nobel Peace Prize Concert

    Nobel Peace Prize Concert
    Will and Jada hosted the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize Concert in which President Barack Obama won the prize.
  • Back in the studio!

    Smith announced that he will be back in the studio working on a new album with artists such as T.I., Chris Brown, and Game.

    Men in Black lll is planned to release in 2012!