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Will Smith

Actor + Producer + Rapper
Male
Born Sep 25, 1968

Willard Christopher "Will" Smith, Jr., also known by his stage name The Fresh Prince, is an American actor, producer, and rapper. He has enjoyed success in television, film and music. In April 2007, Newsweek called him the most powerful actor in Hollywood. Smith has been nominated for four Golden Globe Awards, two Academy Awards, and has won multiple Grammy Awards. In the late 1980s, Smith achieved modest fame as a rapper under the name The Fresh Prince.… Read More

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Timeline

Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Will Smith.

CHILDHOOD

1968 Birth Born on September 25, 1968.

TEENAGE

1988 19 Years Old Smith spent money freely around 1988 and 1989 and underpaid his income taxes. … Read More

TWENTIES

1990 21 Years Old Smith was nearly bankrupt in 1990, when the NBC television network signed him to a contract and built a sitcom, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, around him. … Read More
1992 23 Years Old 1 More Event
Smith married Sheree Zampino in 1992.
1996 27 Years Old In 1996, Smith starred as part of an ensemble cast in Roland Emmerich's Independence Day. … Read More
1997 28 Years Old 1 More Event
He later struck gold again in the summer of 1997 alongside Tommy Lee Jones in the summer hit Men in Black playing Agent J.
1998 29 Years Old In 1998, Smith starred with Gene Hackman in Enemy of the State. … Read More

THIRTIES

2000 31 Years Old …  His parents separated when he was 13, but did not actually divorce until around 2000. … Read More
2005 36 Years Old In 2005, Smith was entered into the Guinness Book of World Records for attending three premieres in a 24-hour time span. … Read More
2007 38 Years Old 1 More Event
On December 10, 2007, Smith was honored at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard. … Read More
On December 1, 2008, TV Guide reported that Smith was selected as one of America's top ten most fascinating people of 2008 for a Barbara Walters ABC special that aired on December 4, 2008.

FORTIES

2009 40 Years Old On December 11, 2009, Smith and his wife hosted the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo, Norway to celebrate Obama's winning of the prize. … Read More
2010 41 Years Old Federal tax filing showed that Will Smith donated $1.2 million to the school in 2010.
2012 43 Years Old 1 More Event
Men in Black III opened on May 25, 2012 with Smith again reprising his role as Agent J. This was his first major starring role in four years. … Read More
2014 45 Years Old 1 More Event
Smith is ranked as the most bankable star worldwide by Forbes. As of 2014, 17 of the 21 films in which he has had leading roles have accumulated worldwide gross earnings of over $100 million each, five taking in over $500 million each in global box office receipts.
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