Will Smith was born on 25th September 1968 in Caroline. He is an American actor, producer, and rapper. Will was raised in Philadelphia and was also a Baptist. He attended the private Catholic School ‘Our Lady of Lourdes.’ Furthermore, his parents were separated when he was around 13, and they got divorced in 2000. Not many people know that he started rapping when he was 12 years old. His primary roles were in “Six degrees of separation” and “Bad boys.” He married Sheree Zampino in 1992. However, the couple got divorced in 1995.
Moreover, in December 1997, he married Jada Koren Pinkett. The duo met when she came to audition for the film “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.” He made his debut with the movie “Where the day takes you” in 1992. Moreover, in no time, he became the most famous and successful Hollywood actor. In 2022, he became one of the five black actors who won the Best Actor Academy Award.
Will Smith’s Oscar Incident And How Did It Affect His Net Worth
He started as the MC of the duo DJ Jazzy and The Fresh Prince. Jazzy and Smith were childhood friends. Moreover, their first album was “Rock the house,” released in 1986. Additionally, his most famous movie was “Men in black.” Furthermore, in 1998, he was in “Enemy of the state.” He has also received numerous awards throughout his career. H won the best actor Academy Award for his role as Richard Williams in “King Richard.”
Furthermore, in the same category and for the same role he won numerous other awards, like Golden Globe Award, BAFTA Award, and Screen Actor’s Guild Award. He was also nominated for the Academy Award for the best producer. Before these, he had previously been nominated for the Golden Globe Award, Academy Awards, and Screen Guild Actors Award.
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His Net worth
In 2004, he dropped $2.5 Million to buy a custom-built two-story movie trailer. The reports state that the interiors include a fully built kitchen worth $100,000 to $200,000. Furthermore, towards the end of 2009, he purchased a beach house worth $14.5 Million. The house had three bedrooms, each of which was 2,200 square feet. However, in 2011, the couple sold the house for $20 Million. However, the couple 2010 bought a house in Woodland Hills in California worth $910,000. Additionally, in 2015, they purchased two parcels worth $10 Million but sold them for a profit of $2 Million in 2017. Moreover, in 2021, the couple bought a mansion in The Wooden Hills for $11.3 Million.
Apart from the houses and mansions, the actor also owns some branded luxurious cars. Let’s have a look at hi scar collections-
He owns a Rolls Royce Ghost which is a car worth $320,000. The next car he owns is a Maybach 57S, a car worth $417,402. The next on the list is the 1965 Ford Mustang worth $20,000. He also holds a BMW I8, which is worth $147,500. He also owns a Tesla Roadster, which is worth $200,000.
The Oscar controversy and how did it affect his net worth-
During the 94th Oscar Awards, held in March 2022, Will Smith lost his temper at Chris Roc. The host jokingly pointed out Jedda’s haircut during the show and made fun of her. Smith couldn’t keep up with his joke and went to the stage and slapped Roc. He went back to take his seat and yelled at Roc, warning him to keep his wife’s name out of his mouth. However, the incident did not go well with the fans and audiences. He was portrayed as the “bad guy.”
Moreover, he had to resign from the Academy. Furthermore, he has also been banned from attending Oscars for ten years. The organizers of the Oscars awards announced this decision. There was a massive backlash against the actor. Many even asked the board to take back his Oscar. Not only this, but after this incident, he even lost a lot of brand endorsements.