Will Smith is estimated to be worth $250 million as published by multiple sources online. Smith returned to the Forbes list in 2011 because of the film Men in Black III where he reprized his role as Agent J. Smith. He had dropped off of the list in 2010 as he required time off and away to cultivate the aspiring careers of his young children Willow and Jaden. Jaden starred in the remake of the film The Karate Kid which Will Smith produced and the film went on to make an amazing $360m.
Will Smith was given birth to on September 25th, 1968. He’s experienced achievements in film, music and television. Durind April 2007, Newsweek referred to him the best and most powerful actor within Hollywood.
He has been chosen for two Academy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, and has now received numerous Grammy Awards. Inside the late 1980s, Smith accomplished moderate popularity being a rap artist as The Fresh Prince. During 1990, his level of popularity elevated significantly when he appeared on the well-known tv series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. The show happened to run for almost six years (1990–1996) on the NBC channel and it has been widely distributed persistently on numerous networks ever since then.
Within the mid-1990s, Smith transferred from tv to movies, and eventually starred in a number of smash hit movies. He’s the sole actor to possess eight successive movies gross more than $100 million within the domestic box office and the only person to get eight continuous movies in which he starred open up at #1 position within the domestic box office tally. Fourteen from the nineteen fictional movies he’s acted in have accrued global gross revenue that has reached over $100 million, and four absorbed more than $500 million in world wide box office receipts.
At the start of 2011, his movies have made $5.7 billion in the worldwide box office. His most monetarily profitable movies happen to be Independence Day, Bad Boys, Bad Boys II, The Pursuit of Happiness, Men in Black, Men in Black II, I Am Legend, I, Robot, Wild Wild West, Hancock, Shark Tale, Seven Pounds and Hitch. He also received critical compliments for his great performances in Six Degrees of Separation, Ali and The Pursuit of Happiness, obtaining Best Actor Oscar nominations to the last mentioned.
Will Smith has also had an incredibly successful career within the record industry. He has had massive sales with songs such as :
Rock the House (1987)
He’s the DJ, I’m the Rapper (1988)
And in This Corner… (1989)
Code Red (1993)
Big Willie Style (1997)
Born to Reign (2002)
Lost and Found (2005)
On August 19, 2011, it was reported that Will Smith had returned to the recording studio with the well known producer La Mar Edwards to record a brand new album. Edwards has previously worked with top artists such as Chris Brown, T.I and Game.