Willard Carroll Smith Jr. (born September 25, 1968) is an American on-screen character, maker, rapper, comic, and musician. In April 2007, Newsweek called him “the most intense performer in Hollywood”. Smith has been designated for five Golden Globe Awards and two Academy Awards, and has won four Grammy Awards.
In the late 1980s, Smith accomplished unobtrusive distinction as a rapper under the name The Fresh Prince. In 1990, his prominence expanded drastically when he featured in the NBC TV arrangement The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, which kept running for six seasons until 1996. After the arrangement finished, Smith changed from TV to film, and has gone ahead to star in various blockbuster films. He is the main on-screen character to have eight continuous movies net over $100 million in the residential film industry, eleven back to back movies net over $150 million universally, and eight successive movies in which he featured, open at the main spot in the household film industry count.
Smith has been positioned as the most bankable star worldwide by Forbes. Starting at 2014, 17 of the 21 films in which he has had driving parts have gathered overall gross income of over $100 million every, five taking in finished $500 million each in worldwide film industry receipts. Starting at 2016, his movies have earned $7.5 billion at the worldwide film industry. For his exhibitions as boxer Muhammad Ali in Ali (2001) and stockbroker Chris Gardner in The Pursuit of Happyness (2006), Smith got assignments for the Academy Award for Best Actor.