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"This part of my life...This part right here. This is called happyness"- Will Smith
Willard Carroll "Will" Smith Jr. was born in the year 1968 on September 25. Words can not describe this man. The American actor, songwriter, rapper, producer, Will Smith, is considered as one of the most influential actors in Hollywood. Will Smith has always worked hard to become a man of success.
His films have always inspired me to give life a thrill and to live it by heart. Winner of four Grammy Awards, Will Smith is a gem for Hollywood industry. We bring you some amazing facts and photos of Will Smith. Scroll down!
Born to a Refrigerator Engineer, Will Smith has spent most of his life in West Philadelphia. His parents divorced when he was only 13 years old, but they separated officially in the year 2000.
Will Smith was famous for his tongue and the comic element that he used to add to his rap, for which he soon got the media attention. He kept on his rap singing, and at the age of 16; Will met DJ Jazzy at some party, they both collaborated to make a pair known as DJ Jazzy and The Fresh Prince (Will Smith).
Smith was only 18 years old when he became a millionaire. The DJ Jazzy and The Fresh Prince's first album was a huge hit with the title 'Girls ain't nothing, but trouble' in the year 1986.
His debut album 'Rock the House' was a huge hit and It made him overnight star and millionaire in the year 1987.
He was signed by NBC to feature in their show called The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. The show was hugely popular and ran for almost six seasons. From 1991-1995, Smith was producing music, doing some albums, and also appeared on television as the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
He also performed some cameo and guest appearances in Hollywood movies. It was the year 1995 that bought everything for Will Smith and made him the overnight star of Hollywood. His debut Hollywood movie Bad Boys (1995) was released.
Will Smith was already offered the leading roles in Hollywood movies, and next year after the release of the film Bad Boys in 1995, came his another film Independence Day (1996). A film that established him as the blockbuster action hero in Hollywood.
'Men in Black' (1997) and 'Enemy of the State' (1998) did all the remaining work for this rapper turned actor, and since then he has never looked back.
He won Video Musical Awards organized by MTV in Hollywood in the year 1997. This incident and his speech after winning this title made me his fan. I'm following him from that day to this day.
As most of the marriages don't work in Hollywood, and many of the superstar in the past have died alone, Smith wanted to have some long run relationship with someone. Will married Sheree Zampino in the year 1992, but unfortunately, that marriage didn't work, and he decided to divorce Sheree.
In 1997, Will Smith married Jada Koren Pinkett, and since then he is living with the woman of his dreams. He has three children namely, Trey, Jaden, and Willow.
Jaden is the most loved among the three children and Will wants to make Jaden like him. He has worked hard upon Jaden and even worked with him in a very famous film 'The Pursuit of Happyness'.
Jaden was born in 1998, and he has worked in many films as an actor like The Karate Kid, The Day Earth Stood Still, etc. He's also a rapper like his father.
"Sucess is never achieved through easy ways" - Will Smith
A very happy birthday to this famous and self-made man Will Smith. He has turned 48 today, and still working long hours for entertaining his fans and the world.
We wish you happy years ahead, and we hope that you may continue to give some memorable performances at the box office.
Cheers! For the man, that entertained us for more than 25 years now. I'm a big fan of yours, Will Smith.
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