Will Smith's Net Worth

Will Smith's Net Worth

Published on November 22, 2022 14:44 PM by Andrew Koschiev

Name:                                    Will Smith

Date of Birth:                        September 25, 1968

Age:                                       54

Height:                                  6 ft 2 in

Weight:                                 181 pounds

Profession:                           Actor, Film Producer, Record producer, and Rapper

Nationality:                           American

Net Worth                          $350 million

It's hard for this actor to let go of his debut 1992 successful movie Where the Day Takes You as it is through this movie, he emerged as a bankable star who holds an unbeatable record of most consecutive $100-million-plus hits at the US box office. And he is not just an actor, but a film producer and Rapper who became more famous globally after the infamous 2022 Oscar slap is none other than Will Smith.

Early life

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Will Smith was in West Philadelphia, the son of a school administrator and a refrigerator engineer. One of his childhood friends was the well-known neighborhood DJ Jeffrey Allen Townes, later known as DJ Jazzy Jeff. When Jeff wanted a hype man for a nearby show, they ran into each other. Smith grasped the chance, and the two quickly became friends. In the end, they created the group DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince.

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Debut album

In 1987, "Rock the House," his debut album, was released, and it achieved gold status. In 1988 He was the DJ; I'm the Rapper; their second album came out. With more than three million copies sold, it was a huge success. The pair would together release five albums in all.

Debt charges

At 21, he owed $2.8 million in taxes from his affluent years. When adjusted for inflation, that is about $6 million in debt, which he admitted in an interview.

The "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" stars Will. Additionally, the IRS arranged for Will to have 70% of his wages withheld until his debt was fully repaid.

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Appearance on Big Screen

Will was paid $500,000 to feature in "Six Degrees of Separation" in 1993 while still on the high from his popular comedy, for which he garnered positive reviews.

When he co-starred in the popular action-comedy "Bad Boys" in 1995, his acting career took off, earning him $2 million. He would receive $20 million for his role.

Bulk paychecks received by Will

  • I am Legend - $25 million
  • I, Robot - $28 million
  • Bright 1- $20 million
  • Bright 2- $35 million
  • King Richard - $20 million
  • Emancipation - $35 million
  • Bad Boys- $2 million
  • Independence Day- $5 million
  • Men In Black:-$5 million
  • Enemy of the State- $14 million
  • Wild West- $7 million
  • The Legend of Bagger Vance- $10 million
  • Ali- $20 million
  • Men In Black 2- $20 million  
  • Bad Boys 2- $20 million  
  • Shark Tale- $15 million
  • Hitch-$20 million
  • Pursuit of Happyness-$10 million  
  • Hancock-$20 million  

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Personal life

Will Smith married Jada Pinkett Smith in 1997, and they have two children, Jaden Smith, and Willow Smith. He also shares a son named Trey from his first wife Sheree Amino.

Net Worth

In the 2000s, when his career was at its height, Will made $20–30 million for each film. He has received large single-film payments from Netflix in recent years. For the 2017 Netflix film "Bright," he allegedly made $20 million; for its follow-up, he reportedly made $35 million. With incentives, he received $60 million for "King Richard," along with an embarrassing Academy Award.

He earns an average of $40 million -$ 80 million annually, thus contributing to a net worth of $350 million. 

Will Smith earned approximately $10 million from his musical career. 

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Awards

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Will won the first-ever Grammy in 1988 for the newly created Rap category.

Smith had two Academy Award nominations, once for Chris Gardner in "The Pursuit of Happyness" and once for Muhammad Ali in "Ali," both for his portrayals of real persons. Smith has won four MTV Movie Awards, two People's Choice Awards, one Image Award, two BET Awards, and two others.

Smith won back-to-back Grammy Awards for Best Rap Solo Performance for "Men in Black" and "Gettin' Jiggy Wit It."

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Real estates

Will Smith and his wife Jada shares10 properties in the United States.  

In 1999, they bought the 100-acre property for $7.5 million in California.
 
In 2000 they bought 150 acres of contiguous land, listed for sale for $42 million in 2013, and is now valued at around $50 – $70 million. A little over $11 million was spent by Will and Jada in September 2021 to purchase a 10,400-square-foot house in Hidden Hills, California.

The Smiths are known to have worldwide real estate holdings totaling at least $100 million.

Social Media Handlers

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FAQ's

Q: What Will Smith do now?

A: Smith has kept a low profile since he apologized for his careless behavior at the 2022 Oscars and left for India to seek spiritual guidance. He was captured on camera on April 23, 2022, at the Kalina Airport in Mumbai, India. He is concentrating on meditation, yoga, and spirituality.

Q: Who is the best friend, Will Smith?

A: DJ Jazzy Jeff has been his best friend for a long time.

Q: Who Turned Down Will Smith?

A: Ralph Macchio declined to participate in Will Smith's adaptation of The Karate Kid.

Q: What is Will Smith being accused of?

A: Will Smith was banned from Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences events for ten years after punching Chris Rock during the 94th Academy Awards in March.

Q: What famous movie did Will Smith turn down?

A: He turned down the Matrix movie.  

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