53 years old (Born on September 25, 1968)
Actor, producer, and rapper; He is famous from Fresh Prince of Bel Air.Won a Grammy Award for the song "Summertime" during his rap career. Turned down admission to M.I.T. to pursue his singing career. Ranked #14 on Premiere's 2006 "Power 50" list. Had ranked #18 in 2005. He is the second-highest ranked actor, behind only Tom Cruise. Good friends with Ken Foree. Met wife Jada Pinkett Smith when she tried out for the role of his girlfriend on "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" (1990). The role eventually went to Nia Long.
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Fun Facts About Will Smith
has 2 sons
Was considered for the role of "Mr. Smith" in Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005) before Brad Pitt was cast.
In the 1998 rap lyrics of "Gettin' Jiggy", Will Smith says that Ali would call him 'The Greatest'. Two and a half years later he's the lead role in "Ali" (2000).
Had to undergo treatment on his shoulder in a New York hospital after he suffered a strain. [March 2007]
In 2007, Forbes Magazine estimated his earnings for the year at $31 million.
As a public role model, hosted the Presidential Inaugural Celebration for Youth, as part of the Gala for President Bill Clinton. [January 1993]
Gained a place in the Guinness World Records book for most public appearances in 12 hours, by attending three red carpet "premieres" for Hitch (2005/I) on 22nd February 2005. He walked the red carpet and introduced the film at Manchester, Birmingham, and finally for the premiere in London, England.
Turned down the role of Neo in The Matrix (1999).
Was among the guests at Tom Cruise's and Katie Holmes wedding ceremony in Italy.
Enjoys playing chess.
In 2004, his net worth was estimated to be $188 million.
Premiere Magazine ranked him as #44 on a list of the Greatest Movie Stars of All Time in their Stars in Our Constellation feature (2005).
Ranked #15 in TV Guide's list of "TV's 25 Greatest Teen Idols" (23 January 2005 issue).
Has said he based his character Captain Steven Hiller in Independence Day (1996) on his favorite big screen hero, Harrison Ford, most notably his performances of Han Solo in Star Wars (1977) and its sequels.
Met first wife, Sheree Smith, at a taping of _"Different World, A" (1987)_ in 1991.
Chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World. 
He sang a few lines "Wild Wild West" to his on screen cousin Carleton, a movie in which he starred 6 years later.
Had a chart-hit together with DJ Jazzy Jeff.
Son Willard Smith III called "Trey," born in December, with Sheree Smith. 
He has been at his adult height of 6` 2" since he was 13, although he is now about 60 pounds heavier than he first was when he reached this height.
Once stated that in his whole career, he most regrets turning down the part of Neo in The Matrix (1999) and the film that he most regrets making was Wild Wild West (1999).
His character from Men In Black (1997), Agent Jay, was not originally written to specifically be a black man. In fact, the role was offered to Caucasian actors Chris O'Donnell and David Schwimmer before Smith accepted the part.
His 1995 divorce from ex-wife Sheree Smith led to a $900,000 lump sum divorce settlement for Zampino plus $24,000 per month in alimony and child support; this equals $288,000 a year.
His daughter Willow Smith was born to his wife Jada Pinkett Smith weighing 6 lbs, 10 oz. [31 October 2000]
Was a multi-millionaire before the age of 20.
Shares a birthday with Heather Locklear, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas, Michael Madsen, Barbara Walters, former NBA star Scottie Pippen and the late Christopher Reeve.
Raked #66 in VH1's 100 greatest Teen Stars.
Dropped from Columbia Records as an artist after lackluster sales of his third solo album, which was self-titled, and greatest hits compilation. [Summer 2003]
Incorporates the line "Aw, hell no!" into all his movies as a running catch phrase like Arnold Schwarzenegger`s "I`ll be back!".
jada is his wife
Also known as rap artist "The Fresh Prince.".
Lost his place in the Guiness World Records book for most public appearances in 12 hours to German actors Ju00fcrgen Vogel and Daniel Bru00fchl, who attended four red carpet premieres of their movie _Freund von mir, Ein (2006)_, one more than Will (22 October 2006).
December 2007 - According to Forbes, for each dollar he got paid, Smith's movies averaged $10 of gross income.
Is supposedly a huge fan of the Swedish well-known (but barely known in the U.S.) melodic heavy metal band Soilwork.
Attended the prestigious Julia Reynolds Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School in Philadelphia.
Speaks fluent Spanish
2007 - Ranked #5 on EW's The 50 Smartest People in Hollywood.
Ranked #29 on VH1's 100 Sexiest Artists.
Hosted the MTV Movie Awards in 1994.
He and Jada Pinkett Smith were forced to leave their home in California because a bush fire threatened to destroy it and several other houses in the same area. [October 2005]
Graduate of Philly's legendary Overbrook High School, whose alumni include Wilt Chamberlain, Hal Lear, Wali Jones, Walt Hazzard, The Dovells, The Orlons, DeeDee Sharp, etc. and in tribute to his student years there, his production company is called Overbrook Entertainment.
Son Jaden Christopher Syre Smith (Jaden Smith) born with Jada Pinkett Smith born. [8 July 1998]
Along with early partner DJ Jazzy Jeff (Jeffrey A. Townes), was the first to start scratching records and started the trend in the early 80s.
Speaks fluent Spanish.
Smith's pilot test show for "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" (1990) was directed by Debbie Allen.
Holds the record for most Kids Choice Awards with a whopping six wins.
Will's siblings are: Pam Smith (born in 1964), and twins Ellen and Harry Smith (born in 1971).
is from philly
An animated caricature of him appeared in the animated series adaptation of Men In Black, alongside a caricature of his MIB co-star Tommy Lee Jones, set against a shot that parodied one of the famous low angle shots of a building being threatened by a flying saucer, an in joke reference to Smith's 1996 hit Independence Day, which preceded Men In Black.
Ranked #2 on Star TV's Top Ten Box Office stars of the 1990s (2003).
First hip-hop artist to be nominated for an Academy Award.
was married twice
Received the first ever Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance, for the song "Parents Just Don't Understand" in 1989 with his partner Jeffrey A. Townes (aka Jazzy Jeff).
Ranked #30 on VH1's 50 Greatest Hip Hop Artists along with DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince.
He has Native American ancestry.
Huge fan of Professional Wrestling.