He started his career as a rapper by the name of The Fresh Prince in a hip hop duo with DJ Jazzy Jeff in the 1990's and rose to fame when he stared in the classic television programme The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air which ran from 1990-1996.
Will and DJ Jazzy Jeff
His first major film roles were in The Pursuit of Happyness with his son Jaden and Bad Boys alongside Martin Lawrence.
Pursuit of Happyness
Mr. Smith has starred in some hugely successful films such as the recent release Suicide Squad, alongside Margot Robbie in the romantic crime drama Focus, with Jeff Goldblum in Independence Day and in the Men In Black series to name just a few.
- He is the only actor to have starred in 8 consecutive films open at the number 1 spot in the box office.
- He met his wife Jada Pinkett Smith when she auditioned to play the part of his girlfriend in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
- He likes to add the catch phrase "Aw, hell no!" into all his movies.
- He is 6' 2" and reached that height at the age of 13.
- He was a millionaire before the age of 20
- He can solve a Rubik's cube in under 55 seconds and has done so in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and The Pursuit of Happyness.
- His hip hop partner DJ Jazzy Jeff played the part of Jazz in Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
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