Celebrity: Will Smith
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Will Smith Net Worth:
Popular American rapper, actor and film producer, Will Smith who has a net worth of $260 million and was constantly enlisted in Fortune Magazine’s “Richest 40” list of the forty richest Americans underneath the age of 40 is an enthusiastic philanthropist who regularly gives to a variety of causes.
Will Smith who ascended from little beginnings as the child of a school administrator and refrigerator engineer in west Philadelphia, to become one of the greatest actor on the planet, first gained recognition as a rapper with DJ Jazzy Jeff. While he later earned the first Grammy ever won for the newly framed Rap class in 1988.
Smith who has three children, Jaden Smith, Willow Smith (with his wife, Jada Pinkett) and Trey Smith (with his first wife, Sheree Ampino) made his first acting debut in 1990 after featuring in the popular NBC sitcom ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’, that lasted for over six seasons and won several awards. After which his movie debut with the drama ‘Where the Day Takes You’, catapulted his acting career into high gear with a swift progression of action movies including Bad Boys, Independence Day, and Men in Black, that latter earned global incomes at $817.4 million and $589.3 million, respectively.
Smith who in the end left music, to properly focus on his acting career released four solo albums, two of which have gone platinum, had various hit singles, among which were “Men in Black,” and “Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It,” that earned him two sequential Grammy Awards for Best Rap Solo Performance.
Smith who was nominated twice for an Academy Award, both for depicting genuine people, Muhammad Ali in Ali and Chris Gardner in The Pursuit of Happyness, aside from his acting career has also produced several of his movies including I Am Legend, Seven Pounds and Hitch.
Some of the several awards he hasreceived includes two BET Awards, one Image Award, four MTV movie Awards, and two People’s Choice Awards.