10 Interesting Facts About Will Smith


The world of movies has given us number of actors which make us happy by doing different types of roles in movies which are given to them by directors and producers. Most of the actors who are working in films are generally actors, but there is one who is a musician cum actor that is Will Smith. In his starting he was a hip hop artist in the years of 1980’s. But lately he came into acting and became much famous than being a musician.  He has been on top and got lots of commercial success in between his fans from all around the world from his first film which was “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” till his last “Hitch” till now. Characters which he played in Men in Black movies were very much appreciated by his fans from different parts of the world. Let’s show you ten interesting facts about Will Smith which you do not know till now.

#1. Before coming in the field of acting Will Smith was successful in his field which was music at that time before he was introduced in his first ever film that is “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”. When he was a hip hop star his fans used to call him The Fresh Prince.


#2. From the year of 2002 to 2008 and from movies Men in Black 2 to The Hancock he acted in eight different films which grossed more than one hundred million which is a record.

#3. He and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith has opened an elementary school in Calabasas one of the outskirts of California where he teaches his students his naughty tricks too.

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#4. It was that he was given a scholarship to study in MIT that Massachusetts institute of Technology and he denied it because he had an awesome career in music till that time.

#5. In the year of 1988 Will Smith Got his first ever Grammy Awards for his hip hop singing along with DJ  Jazzy Jeff.

#6. He has been nominated for the best acting Oscar Awards for two of his films which are Ali and The pursuit of happiness. But till now he has not won any.

#7. In the year of 2007, the Newsweek has called him the most powerful and tremendous actor in Hollywood which is an honor for any actor who is in this field.

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#8. Before he married to his wife Jada Pinkett Smith, he was married to Sheree Fletcher for somewhere around three years and both of them had a child.

#9. President of United States Barack Obama has stated that he wants Will Smith to play his role if ever a film is made on his life, even he has given a hint to the reporters that both of them has discussed about this venture.

#10. It was quite a surprise before hearing this one, and I have cross checked too before putting it in front of you that Will Smith has attained his complete height that 6 ft 2 inches at just the age of 13 years.