Will Smith is an American popular actor, rapper, and producer, who is also known as the most powerful actor in Hollywood. As of 2021, Will Smith net worth is estimated to be nearly $350 million dollars. Smith ranked number ten in the Forbes list of top 10 highest-paid actors list 2019.
So, hey guys today we are going to know about one of the most popular Hollywood actors, Will Smith. We will discuss Will Smith’s biography, his sources of income, what is the exact net worth of Will Smith? and how he became one of the best actors in the Hollywood industry.
Willard Carroll Smith Jr. or Will Smith was born on 25th September 1968, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His father Willard Carroll Smith Sr. was a U.S. Air Force Veteran and mother Caroline was a Philadelphia school board administrator.
Smith grew up in West Philadelphia’s Wynnefield neighborhood, with his elder sister, Pamela and two other siblings. His parents separated when smith was only 13 years old.
He attended Catholic elementary school in Philadelphia for his primary education. And later he joined Overbrook High School. But, smith never attended college because he wanted to pursue his career in rapping.
In 1987, Smith joined the Word Up Records and worked on few songs with them and his first duo album, Rock the House, earned the group a Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance. Later, he signed a contract with NBC television for the sitcom, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
The show was a huge success and gave a new direction to Smith’s acting career. In 1995, he got a role in film Bad Boys, and this movie was commercially successful and earned him many awards and nominations.
Later he appeared in Roland Emmerich’s film Independence Day (1996), which was a massive success and blockbuster movie. The movie Independence Day became the second highest-grossing film in history in the 1900s.
In 1997, he starred as Agent J. in film Men in Black, which grossed over $589 million dollars worldwide and became the third highest-grossing movie of the year. Smith started his solo music career by releasing the theme song for the movie Men in Black, which ranked in the top 10 positions in several countries.
That year Smith also released his first solo album, Big Willie Style, which reached the top ten position of the US Billboard 200 and certified platinum by RIAA. His second album’s lead single Wild Wild West, ranked at the top position in the Billboard Hot 100 and certified Gold by RIAA.
Later he worked on several hit albums and singles, such as Lost and Found, Switch, Black Suits Comin, Born to Reign, Greatest Hits, Etc. His most of the albums and singles ranked the top ten in several music charts.
Smith also well maintained his acting career and appeared in numerous blockbuster movies such as Muhammad Ali (2001), Men in Black II, Bad Boys II, The Pursuit of Happyness, I Am Legend, Hancock, Men in Black III, After Earth, Suicide Squad, etc.
Smith has won numerous prestigious awards and nominations in his career including Golden Globe Awards, Academy Awards, Grammy Awards, and others.
In 2007, he was named as the most powerful actor in Hollywood by Newsweek. He has also been ranked as the most bankable star worldwide by Forbes magazine. His films have grossed over $7.5 billion dollars at the global box office.
In 2019, Smith played the role of the Genie in Disney’s movie Aladdin, which grossed over $1 billion worldwide and became Smith’s highest-grossing film after Independence Day.
In 1992, Smith married Sheree Zampino but after three years they got divorced and Smith again married to Jada Pinkett in 1997. He has three children from his two wives.
How Much Is Will Smith Net Worth?
Will Smith Net Worth: According to Celebritynetworth As of 2021, the estimated net worth of Will Smith is nearly about $350 million dollars.
A huge part of Will Smith’s income comes from movies and business ventures. He also makes $20-30 million dollars every year from brand promotions, commercial ads, sponsorship deals, and other endorsement deals.
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Will Smith movie earnings :
- Bad Boys: $2 million
- Bad Boys II: $20 million
- Bright: $20 million
- Bright II: $35 million
- Men In Black: $25 million
- Aladdin: $40 million
- Age: 51 years
- Height: 6 ft 2 in
- Profession: Actor, Rapper
- Nationality: United States of America
- Net Worth: $350 million