Career: Will found fame in 1990 when he starred in the US TV series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. The show ran until 1996, at which point he started his film career with roles in Independence Day, Enemy of the State and Wild Wild West. His other films include Men in Black, Men in Black 2, I Am Legend, Hancock, Hitch and Ali. He also enjoyed some success as half of the hip-hop duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince. As a solo artist he released the albums Big Willie Style, Willenium, Born to Reign and Lost and Found.
Relationships: He married Sheree Zampino in May 1992 and their son, Willard Christopher Smith III, known as Trey, was born on 11 December 1992. They divorced in 2005. He married Jada Pinkett on 31 December 1997 and they have two children, Jaden Christopher Syre, born 8 July 1998 and Willow Camille Reign, born 31 October 2000.
FYI: Will came in eleventh place in Vanity Fair magazine’s list of Hollywood’s Top 20 Earners 2010, with earnings of $29 million.