Will Smith is one of the Biggest Blockbuster Movie Stars In Hollywood and is a pioneering Hip Hop artist and TV actor. His dominance on the global stage has spanned nearly three decades and he continues to be a force In a World of Entertainment and has become a source of inspiration and motivation for Millions Around the Globe posting WORDS OF WISDOM and Inspiring Videos On Social Media and always believes that JUST PUT DOWN PHONE FOR A SECOND AND LOOK AROUND THE PEOPLE YOU SPEND TIME WITH ARE GONNA MAKE OR BREAK YOUR DREAM, EVERBODY DON’T DESERVE TO BE AROUND YOU.
And also believes that On Social media people tend to Base one’s Self Esteem On what other people think and other people’s opinion is it really a way to determine how we feel about ourselves and thus from this blog we will see what did it take to become A Man today he is and From HUMBLE BEGGINGS TO A MOST POWERFUL ACTOR IN HOLLYWOOD.
|Real Name||Will Smith|
|Date of Birth||25th September 1968|
|Age (as in2022)||54|
|College||Graduation from MIT|
|Childhood||Struggled and figured out his passion|
|Lifestory||Grinded a lot to become one of the GREATEST ACTOR IN THE WORLD|
|Family|| Father – AIR FORCE VETERAN and ENGINEER.
Mother – CAROLINE was the SCHOOL BOARD ADMINISTRATOR
|Lifestyle||Hass numerous collection of cars|
|Networth||$100 Million and more|
|Relationship||Married Jada Pinkett in the year 1997|
|Social Media||59M followers on Instagram|
Will Smith’s EARLY LIFE
Will Smith born on 25th September 1968 In Philadelphia Pennsylvania and grew up in a very Disciplined Household that Valued Hardwork and Excellence. His Mother- CAROLINE was the SCHOOL BOARD ADMINISTRATOR and his FATHER was an AIR FORCE VETERAN and ENGINEER.
Will Smith AND JAZZY JEFF.
He learned the importance of hard work from his Father and became intrigued by the PHILLY HIP HOP SCENE at the Age of 17 Will Smith met a DJ and Producer named JAZZY JEFF at a house party In WILL’S neighborhood and for the JEFF’s hype man it was running late for him and the young needed Someone to fill in.
And thus he was eager for the opportunity that jumped into the spotlight and WILL would hype on the Music and Hype up the restless crowd with Fun party Rhymes and thus the crowd Loved it and further JEFF realized that they had a special chemistry and by the time hype man arrived neither JEFF nor the CROWD wanted WILL to stop Rapping and thereafter they decided to do Collaboration and then recruited READY ROXY to Come on board as beatboxing and together they started to do records and build a Buzz and in the year 1985 they released their first single GIRLS AIN’T NOTHING BUT TROUBLE.
Will Smith’s EDUCATION
WILL was a good student in School and even Scored high enough on his SAT EXAM to get into practically any college or university and While in High School he was accepted into the pre-engineering Summer Program at MIT but he had already made up his mind about the career path he wanted and ultimately decided not to go nor did intend to go to college.
Will Smith’s CAREER
WILL graduated he was well on his way to rap SUPERSTARDOM and the Success of their breakout Single caused the records of JIVE records and in 1987 and label released the Debut film of DJ JAZZY JEFF and FRENCH PRINCE titled ROCK THE HOUSE and they achieved the biggest DUO Success and then release of HE IS THE DJ I AM THE RAPPER album the album feature breakout cuts such as BRAND NEW FUNK A NIGHTMARE ON MY FAVORITE.
And the wildly Successful single PARENT JUST DON’T UNDERSTAND, this song peaked at number 12 on BILLBOARD POP CHARTS and in 1989 made the FRENCH PRINCE and DJ JAZZY JEFF the first hip hop act in history to win the GRAMMY for BEST RAP performance for the song, then the duo joined the fellow members of the HIP HOP COMMUNITY and boycotting the GRAMMYS for not televising the rap category riding high off his success and the seemingly never-ending flow of income he purchased the motorcycles and spent an excessive amount of money on GUCCI apparel.
SETBACK IN OCTOBER 1989
In October 1989 DJ JAZZY JEFF and THE FRENCH PRINCE released the album IN THIS CORNER to dismal reviews and underwhelming record sales and to make the matters worse the IRS found that WILL had 2.8 million dollars in back taxes leading the government to repossess much of his property and garnish his income and felt that famous GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING artist with millions of records by having to ride through the bus, thus did he know that a chance meeting at the taping of ARSENIO SHOW HALL in 1989 would be just the break he needed to turn his fortunes around forever at the show WILL jump into.
STARTING THE CAREER AS AN ACTOR
BENNY MEDINA was the vice president of artists and repertoire at WARNER BROTHER’s records there MEDINA pitched well a sitcom that he had been developing with legendary music Producer QUINCY JONES.
The show would be loosely based on MEDINA’s real-life experience of being a young African American teenager who was forced to move from the hood to live with relatives and wealthy bougie Los Angeles and neighborhood of bel-air after auditioning on the spot for QUINCY JONES and NBC executives will who had never acted before outside of his music videos was immediately offered the show would now be called THE FRENCH PRINCE of bel-air and would air in primetime on NBC in September 1990
The first episode of THE PRINCE OF BEL-AIR made its first television debut and this show WILL perform the show’s theme music which was also produced by QUINCY JONES and the show was a smash hit in prime time and instantly put Will Smith on the Map as a skilled actor thus on experiencing new success in the acting space WILL had a new goal he desperately wanted to pursue he made up his mind he would become quote the BIGGEST MOVIE STAR IN THR WORLD.
COMEBACK AS A RAPPER
On July 23rd, 1991 JEFF and WILL released their comeback album titled HOME BASE the album rendered DJ JAZZY JEFF and FRENCH PRINCE the most successful single to date, and in Summertime the song reached number four on the pop chart and earned the SECOND GRAMMY AWARD, and the album became certified platinum brought the hip hop duo back to mainstream prominence as a recording act with this career.
Will Smith’s EX-WIVES
In 1992 WILL married MARY CHARISSE and in November shared the birth of their son TREY. And now his eyes set on the success of big-screen but in the year 1995, they divorced.
Will Smith AND JADA PINKETT
In 1997 married actress JADA PINKETT and they had met in the decade when WILL attended the live taping of the SITCOM a different world in which JADA had a starring role and there was instant chemistry between and the date he meet SHARISE and PINOT he was in love with JADA and after their divorce was final he asked JADA to be his wife.
SETTING HIS EYES ON THE BIG SCREEN
WILL made his major debut in 1993 drama SIX DEGREES but this movie was a failure but help modify him as a serious actor and in the same year JEFF AND WILL released their fifth and final album COLD RED putting a cap on the duo’s history-making musical run.
And on the same year WILL cast another person with Highly successful sitcom MARTIN LAWRENCE in the action comedy film titled BAD BOYS and the chemistry between WILL and MARTIN LAWRENCE jumped off the screen and in the year 1995 the film crossed over 140 million dollars worldwide and was on his way of becoming the biggest star and in May 1996 he aired the final episode of NBC marking the end of a sitcom but the beginning of major force in Hollywood.
CASTING FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY AND BECOMING THE BIGGEST SUPERSTAR
WILL was cast for the film INDEPENDENCE DAY his breakout performance earned him praise and the film itself went on to be the groundbreaking blockbuster over 817 million dollars at the box office making it the highest-grossing film of 1996.
And the same year WILL was filming for STEVEN SPIELBERG produced movie MEN IN BLACK in which he was cast along the legendary TOMMY LEE JONES and WILL was tapped to record the theme song which was produced by HIP HOP SUPERGROUP track masters and this was WILLS first Solo venture as an artist the movie MEN IN BLACK crossed 600 Million Dollars worldwide making it the third most successful movie of 1997 with a string of highly successful movie as though WILL have reached the goal of becoming the BIGGEST MOVIE STAR IN the world.
CAREER AS A SOLO RECORDING ARTIST
There was still one thing left to prove that he could be a successful Solo Recording artist dropping the name FRENCH PRINCE and thus on NOVEMBER 25TH 1997 released his debut Solo BIG WILLEY and the album featured the hit Single Men in Black which was also on Soundtrack and a Hit party anthem MIAMIS but the record breakout was track masters produced SINGLE JETTIN JIGGY.
And become the huge cross hit over reaching number one on POP CHARTS and won the FIRST GRAMMY AWARD as a SOLO ARTIST and BIG WILLEY was one of the biggest selling hip hop albums of a decade now a certified Superstar.
In 1998 he starred alongside GENE HACKMAN in the film enemy and the film was critical and commercially successful solidifying the former FRENCH PRINCE as heir apparent KING OF HOLLYWOOD.
BIGGEST MISTAKE OF Will Smith- ABOUT WILD WILD WEST
WILL turned down the opportunity as a lead character neo in SCI-FI Action film THE MATRIX and the role end up going to KEANU and WILL placed his bet on the big-budget Western action Comedy WILD WILD WEST released in 1999 was a catastrophic failure grossing only 222 Million Dollars against a 170 Million Dollar budget and the film broke even but was slammed by critics and Moviegoers and believes that FAILURE IS THE BIGGEST PART OF BEING ABLE TO BE SUCCESSFUL.
And one has to get comfortable with failure and has to extract lessons from failure and use the wisdom to come around the next Phase.
HANCOCK AND BEST MOVIES
STEVE WONDER samples song was featured R and B group Drew Hill and legendary rapper KOOL MOE DEE to the number one spot on BILLBOARD 100 and then in NOVEMBER 1999 his solo release MILLENNIUM was another successful musical Voyage in Hollywood leading to number 5 on Pop Charts and going on to set 2 Million Units and in 2001 WILL portrayed the Iconic Heavyweight Boxer MUHAMMAD ALI and the film was not the Commercial success but gained Praise from Critics and from his performance as a legendary boxer.
after solidifying and thus returned with Box Office Domination of release of MEN IN BLACK 2 which grew 441 Million Dollars Worldwide and in the same year came with the Another Sequel of BAD BOYS 2 once again with MARTIN LAWRENCE crossed 270 Million Dollars worldwide and movies like I ROBOT, SHARK TALE,THE HITCH, PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS,I AM LEGEND reached box office at 100 Million Dollars and more and his biggest Blockbuster film came when he did the film in year 2008 which was HANCOCK which grossed 624 Million Dollars worldwide.
Will Smith’s SON
In 1998 JADA and SMITH gave birth to Son JADEN and WILLOW in 2000 and thus their Children followed the footsteps of their parents and in the year 2006 JADEN SMITH along with the Co-Star as his Father Will Smith in the film PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS and was also seen in 2013 with JACKIE CHAN in THE KARATE KID and AFTER EARTH which starred FATHER AND SON
Will Smith’s DAUGHTER
His daughter WILLOW SMITH signed the JAYZ’S ROCK NATION MANAGEMENT COMPANY and released a hit single WITH MY HAIR which was on 20 on POP CHARTS AND about 1.2 Million Digital Copies were sold.
Will Smith IN 1999 AND 1996
WILL turned down the opportunity as a lead character neo in SCI-FI Action film THE MATRIX and the role end up going to KEANU and WILL placed his bet on the big-budget Western action Comedy WILD WILD WEST released in 1999 was a catastrophic failure grossing only 222 Million Dollars against a 170 Million Dollar budget and the film broke even but was slammed by critics and Moviegoers.
WILL was cast for the film INDEPENDENCE DAY his breakout performance earned him praise and the film itself went on to be the groundbreaking blockbuster over 817 million dollars at the box office making it the highest-grossing film of 1996 and the same year WILL was filming for STEVEN SPIELBERG produced movie MEN IN BLACK in which he was cast along the legendary TOMMY LEE JONES.
At the peak of his career in the 2000s, Will Earned $20-$30 million per movie and in recent years earned massive SINGLE FILM salaries from NETFLIX.
He earned around $20 Million for the 2017 NETFLIX movie BRIGHT and $35 Million for its sequel.
He is also a Social Media Super Star and has more than 45M followers on Instagram, 8M subscribers on Youtube, and 30M followers on TIK TOK. In 20 years between 1993 and 2013 WILL earned $200 million in movie salaries and Bonuses.
In 1999 WILL and JADA bought a 100 Acre property in the hills between MALIBU and over the next years bought several nearby palaces to string together 150 Acres of Contagious land and many more.
In total, SMITH owns at least $100 million worth of real estate around the world.
Will Smith BOOK
The name of the book is THIS IS WILL which was released on NOVEMBER 9TH 2021, WILL have been wanting to write a book for a lot of years and his friend MARK helped him extract the book from the plethora of experiences and the picture of DENZEL on the cover page of the book was finalized.
And in this one is going to learn about WILL that one never knew and this book tells about the FEAR, PAIN and how did he bounce back and also tells that his Father was the foundation of his life and calls his father as DADDIO also in this book one can find the way to GET YOUR WAY AND CLIMB THE BRIDGE and also about different situations and different perspectives.
Will Smith’s Book Review by Washington Posts
Will Smith ON NATIONAL GEOGRAPHY
From the award-winning team of filmmaker Darren Aronofsky, this 10-part cinematic event series explores the fragility and wonder of planet Earth — one of the most peculiar, unique places in the universe. Host Will Smith guides viewers on an unprecedented exploration, bolstered by an elite group of eight astronauts who provide unique perspectives.
As WILL was born in 1968, his age according to the year 2022 is 54 years and thus he has achieved so much in his life only by being humble and a hardworking man.
Below are some quotes of WILL smith based on Life, Fear, and Success:
- “ Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you, and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too”.
- “ I believe you need to be educated on what you want to do in life, but I don’t believe you necessarily need college to get there”.
- “ If you are not making someone’s life better, then you are wasting your time. Your life will become better by making other lives better”.
- “ Life isn’t how many breaths you take, but it’s the moments that take your breathe away”.
- “ Don’t change people. Be yourself, do your own thing and work hard. The right people- the ones who really belong in your life- will come to you and stay”.
Will Smith OSCAR
Will Smith has not won an OSCAR yet but was nominated for many movies like PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS, ALI, KING RICHARD.
Will Smith’s YOUTUBE
In the year 2017, he became very active on social media by posting inspirational and entertaining videos and giving the world insight into how he thinks in dropping gems of knowledge he launched his official youtube channel through which his videos received a total of 163M views and Will Smith is the name of his Youtube Channel.
Will Smith IN FROZEN 2
Directed by Guy Ritchie from a script he co-wrote with John August, the film stars Will Smith as the Genie, Mena Massoud as Aladdin, Naomi Scott as Jasmine, Marwan Kenzari as Jafar, Navid Negahban as the Sultan, and Will Smith and Angelina Joe promoted their movie SHAR TALES in an unusual way.
TOP Will Smith SONGS
- I’M COMIN’
- GETTING’ JIGGY WITH IT.
- MEN IN BLACK
- WILD WILD WEST
- 1000 kisses with JADA PINKETT
- INFRARED a song with PUSHA T.
- THE FRENCH PRINCE with QUEEN LATIFAH.
Will Smith LIFE LESSONS
- Failure is a massive part of being able to be successful, you have to get comfortable with failure, you have to actually seek failure, failure where all of the lessons are, and use that energy and wisdom to come around the next phase of success.
- JUST PUT DOWN PHONE FOR A SECOND AND LOOK AROUND THE PEOPLE YOU SPEND TIME WITH ARE GONNA MAKE OR BREAK YOUR DREAM, EVERBODY DON’T DESERVE TO BE AROUND YOU.
These are some of the life lessons by Will Smith.
- WILD WILD WEST
- AMEND- THE FIGHT FOR AMERICA
- COLLATERAL BEAUTY
- 7 POUNDS
WILL said in one interview about CHRISTIAN FAITH, which was instilled in him by his grandmother helped him accurately potray Benner Omalu in CONCUSSION and says that his Grandmother was his spiritual teacher.
Will Smith AND SERENA WILLAMS
Will Smith reveals that Serena Williams’ father, Richard, is “very similar” to his father. Will Smith’s portrayal of Venus and Serena Williams’ father, Richard, in the recently-released film King Richard has stunned audiences around the globe.
UPCOMING MOVIES 2022 list
- THE COUNCIL
- ALADDIN 2
- BAD BOYS 4
- INDEPENDENCE DAY- 1996 EPIC SCIENCE FICTION and one the biggest and jaw-dropping action-packed journeys one will ever see.
- CONCUSSION- 2015 Biographical sports drama film is a true story of a doctor who discovers disease in the brains of American footballers.
- I ROBOT- 2004 Science Fiction movie tells about 2035 the world has become friendly with Robots that manage human daily life and make it comfortable for all.
- I AM LEGEND – 2007 post-apocalyptic action thriller film directed by Francis Lawrence and in this WILL is the only remaining survivor after a deadly virus.
- MEN IN BLACK- 1997 Science fiction action comedy film.
- PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS- 2006 IS an Autobiographical drama based on Entrepreneur Chris Gardner’s 1-year Struggle being homeless in 1981 and investing his savings in bone density scanners and struggles selling it.
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Thus this blog doesn’t need any conclusion as like Will Smith one should not stop from being the BEST VERSION OF ONESELF. And thus take as much as possible lessons from WILLS life and strive to be better every day