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Will Smith

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Famous as :

Actor

Birth Name :

Willard Christopher Smith Jr.

Birth Date :

September 25, 1968

Birth Place :

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,USA

Spouse :

Sheree Zampino (actress, 9-May-92 - 1995), Jada Pinkett Smith (actress, since 31-Dec-97)

Claim to fame :

As William 'Will' Smith on NBC's "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" (1990-1996)

Biography


Willard Christopher Smith II is an American actor and rapper who originally born and raised in Wynnefield section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the second of four children, with the last two twins named Harry and Ellen, of the marriage couple Willard Smith Sr. and Caroline who owned a refrigerator company. Since his childhood Smith had shown himself as a smart and charming child, because of which most of his friends at Overbrook High School earned him the nickname Prince.

At the age of 12 Smith was greatly influenced by Eddie Murphy and new hip-hop heroes like Grandmaster Flash that encouraged him to begin rapping and soon perform on his own specialized comic style. At his 16-year age he met Jeff Townes, a Pennsylvania native, at a party in Philadelphia where he successfully made everyone attended the party laughed with his joke. Both of them became close and began performing together, Jeff as DJ Jazzy Jeff and Will as rapper Fresh Prince. Together they, in 1989, sang the humorous, radio friendly songs, one most famous was "Parents Just Don't Understand" that resulted in popularity and promising bright future career for both pals, prompting Smith to turn down his scholarship to Boston's super-prestigious MIT in order to follow his dream. This sacrifice somehow worthwhile as this song had granted Smith and Jeff the first ever Grammy award for "Best Rap Performance" in 1989.

Latest News


Will Smith and Jay-Z Working on Emmett Till Miniseries for HBO

July 25, 2015 03:02:44 GMT

is reuniting with for a new project. The two superstars, who last year worked together to produce the musical "", are executive producing an upcoming miniseries about Emmett Till for HBO.
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Will Smith Hints at Collaboration With Drake

July 06, 2015 09:19:17 GMT

has apparently added to the list of collaborators for his new album. As reported by Complex, the actor revealed that he'd been working on something with the rapper as he gave an update on his upcoming music in a recent interview on his son 's Beats 1 radio show MSFTS Frequency.
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Report: Will and Jada Pinkett Smith Plan for Divorce 'When the Kids Are Adults'

July 04, 2015 03:31:50 GMT

Following the recent separation of and , and were also reportedly planning for divorce. However, a source tells HollywoodLife that Will and Jada will not get a divorce in the next few years because of their three children Trey Smith, and .
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Woman Who Broke Into Will Smith and Jada Pinkett's Home Charged With Trespassing

June 23, 2015 07:48:27 GMT

A Virginia woman was charged after breaking into and his wife 's home in Calabasas, California. The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said in a press release on Monday, June 22 that the woman was charged with trespassing after pleading no contest to the charge.
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Jada Pinkett on Her Marriage to Will Smith: 'I'm Not His Watcher'

June 04, 2015 09:04:34 GMT

opened up about her marriage to during a sit down with Sirius XM host on "The Howard Stern Show" on Wednesday, June 3. During the interview, the "" actress also talked about how she and her husband parent their kids and .
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Will Smith Sports Bruises and Cuts on Face After Filming 'Suicide Squad'

May 26, 2015 02:01:06 GMT

"" action scenes have left with bruises and cuts on the face. The actor looked slightly beaten up as he left the set of the DC supervillain movie in Toronto, Canada, on Monday morning, May 25. He, however, was still smiling as he rolled down the window of his car and posed for pictures with fans.
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The Joker and Harley Quinn Fight in 'Suicide Squad' New Set Videos

May 18, 2015 09:13:45 GMT

While "" is filming in Toronto, some on-set videos and pictures are leaked. It captures , and filming their scenes for the film.
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Will Smith Lifts Margot Robie While Filming 'Suicide Squad'

May 12, 2015 06:14:38 GMT

and were spotted on the set of "" in Toronto. They got soaked while filming the DC Comics supervillains flick this weekend. Smith lifted up Robbie off the hood of a car as fake rain poured down on them.
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First Look at Will Smith as Fully Masked Deadshot in 'Suicide Squad'

May 04, 2015 18:37:43 GMT

Director David Ayer continues to offer "" teaser. After posting on Twitter a picture that shows the major cast members in costumes, he treats his online followers to a new look at as Deadshot.
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First Look at 'Suicide Squad' Cast in Costume Officially Revealed

May 04, 2015 03:13:11 GMT

After revealing the first official photo of Joker (), David Ayer, the director of "", pleased fans by releasing the first official cast photo in costume. Ayer posted the photo on Twitter on Sunday, May 3 and captioned the photo, "Task Force X assembled and ready. #SuicideSquad."
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First Look at Will Smith on Set of 'Suicide Squad' Lands Online

April 30, 2015 06:46:37 GMT

was spotted filming "" scene on location in Toronto, Canada on April 29. The actor wore black pants and a black T-shirt underneath his leather coat and completed his look with a fedora hat and fingerless gloves. In one of the pictures, he has his hands full of shopping bags while a young girl is holding a Barbie doll and standing nearby.
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Will Smith Performs 'Summertime' on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!', Talks New Music

February 27, 2015 08:07:23 GMT

once again performed his classic hit while visiting a chat show to promote his new film "". Following his performances on "" and "" earlier this month, the actor/rapper stopped by "" on Wednesday night, February 25 and treated the audience to his 1991 song "Summertime" while DJ Jazzy Jeff danced in his seat as he appeared via video chat.
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Video: Will Smith Raps 'Fresh Prince' Theme Song on 'Ellen DeGeneres Show'

February 25, 2015 04:15:13 GMT

still remembers every word to the theme song of "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air". The actor and rapper, who also starred on the popular sitcom which aired its final episode nearly 20 years ago, proved it when he recently visited "".
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'After Earth' Was the 'Most Painful Failure' in Will Smith's Career

February 13, 2015 04:57:05 GMT

, who is gearing up for his new film "" with , opens up about his experience in 25 years of his acting career. Smith who covers the front page of the latest edition of Esquire speaks in length regarding lessons he learned in life as well as his previous film "". Also starring his son , the 2013 sci-fi directed by M. Night Shyamalan collected $60.5 million domestically.
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Will Smith Reveals He Works on New Music With Kanye West

February 13, 2015 03:51:28 GMT

may return to the music scene with the help of . During a London premiere of his new film "", the actor hinted at his new music as he revealed that he recently hit the studio with the rapper.
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Video: Will Smith and Jimmy Fallon Beatbox 'It Takes Two' on 'Tonight Show'

February 06, 2015 09:33:41 GMT

loves music and when , who started his career as a rapper back in 1980s, stopped by his show as a guest, he didn't waste time to ask Smith for a musical collaboration. On Thursday night, February 5, the two delivered a beat box version of Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock's "It Takes Two" using an iPad app.
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Jared Leto, Will Smith, Margot Robbie and More Announced as 'Suicide Squad' Cast

December 03, 2014 01:58:10 GMT

Warner Bros. officially announced the cast of "" on Tuesday, December 2. , , , , and who previously were rumored to take part in the project are set to play Batman's nemesis The Joker, Deadshot, Joker's girlfriend Harley Quinn, Rick Flag, Boomerang and Enchantress respectively.
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Will Smith and Margot Robbie Show Chemistry in 'Focus' Trailer

October 10, 2014 03:43:50 GMT

's latest film "" releases its first images and trailer, giving a highlight to his co-star . The pair play a con-artist and an intern who lie and cheat for a living.
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Will Smith Wishes Jada Pinkett Smith a Happy Birthday With Sweet Message

September 19, 2014 06:38:50 GMT

has sent out a sweet message on social media to wish his wife a happy 43rd birthday. On Thursday, September 18, the star of "" took to Facebook to share a photo of him posing with his wife.
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Video: Will Smith Reunites With DJ Jazzy Jeff Onstage to Perform 'Summertime'

August 18, 2014 08:46:17 GMT

reunited with his former co-star on "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" DJ Jazzy Jeff for a special performance at a pool party in Las Vegas late last week. The actor excited the crowd at the Palms Casino Resort when he appeared on the stage during the DJ's set for the live rendition of their 1991 hit "Summertime".
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Will Smith Followed by Topless Woman on the Beach in Ibiza

July 12, 2014 06:12:28 GMT

apparently just had an awkward moment with a fan at the beach in Ibiza. On Thursday, July 10, the actor was mobbed by a group of fans, including a topless woman, who were eager to take a selfie with him. The star of "", who sported a black tank top, shorts and white sneakers during the outing, was all-smiles as he took a photo with a man, draping his arm around his shoulders. The topless woman, meanwhile, was seen walking on his other side.
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Will Smith Circling Ridley Scott's Football Concussion Drama

June 04, 2014 08:21:22 GMT

After dropping out of Legendary's novel adaptation "" from director Julius Onah, is now reportedly eying a lead role in a sports drama about life-changing injuries in professional football. Developed at Sony, it's inspired by a GQ article "Game Brain".
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Report: Will Smith and Wife Investigated by Child Services Following Daughter's Controversial Photo

May 21, 2014 09:05:08 GMT

and his wife are questioned by child protection service after their daughter 's controversial photo emerged on social media earlier this month, Radar Online reports. According to the site, the two stars have been under investigation by the Los Angeles Department of Children & Family Services and they so far are cooperative.
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2014 Razzie Awards Full 'Winners' List

March 02, 2014 05:48:47 GMT

and his son came as 'winners' at the 2014 Razzie Awards while annual 'favorite' dodged it out this year. The event's 34th annual ceremony to honor worst of the worst in movies were held at Los Angeles' Ignited Spaces on Saturday, March 1, a day before the Oscars.
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Full List of 2014 Oscars Presenters Announced

February 24, 2014 15:21:28 GMT

The full list of celebrities who will take the stage on March 2 to present the Oscars was unleashed on Monday, February 24. Among the famous names are , , , and .
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Will Smith Won't Return for 'Independence Day' Sequel

February 08, 2014 02:14:49 GMT

It seems that "Independence Day" sequel will have to be made without , Deadline learns. After going back and forth for a while, the actor reportedly decides he won't reprise his role as Captain Steven Hiller in the upcoming "ID Forever Part 1".
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Will Smith Pays Tribute to James Avery on Facebook

January 07, 2014 02:56:11 GMT

A week after James Avery's passing, his co-star on "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" broke silence on Avery's death. The star of "" took to Facebook on Sunday, January 5 to pay tribute to Avery and share a photo of him and Avery which was taken the last time they were together.
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Justin Bieber's Photo With Will Smith Is Instagram's Most-Liked Picture of 2013

December 14, 2013 03:19:22 GMT

One of 's photos he shared on Instagram became the site's most-liked picture of 2013, Instagram's CEO Kevin Systrom announced on Friday, December 13 during an appearance on "" show. According to the company, there are 55 millions of photos shared every day, but Bieber's photo with garners more than 1,496,070 "likes."
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Will Smith Officially Tapped for 'City That Sailed' With Shawn Levy Directing

November 15, 2013 04:09:16 GMT

is officially on board to star in 20th Century Fox's adventure film called "". "" helmer Shawn Levy has been billed to serve behind the lens for the upcoming potential tentpole.
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Margot Robbie Breaks Silence Over Sexy Pics With Will Smith

November 08, 2013 15:31:08 GMT

puts a break on the rumor that she is having an affair with after photos of them goofing around surfaced. The 23-year-old actress did not bother to make a statement via her representative, slamming the report on Twitter.
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