Will SmithWillard Christopher Smith, Jr., (born September 25, 1968) is an American rapper and actor. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, second of four children.
Will Smith originally got his start as part of a duo called DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince, performing humourous radio-friendly and unthreatening songs, most notably "Parents Just Don't Understand". Smith, a charismatic and energetic performer, soon landed a role on the long-running sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. After the demise of the show, he began a successful solo career in music and starred in several movies, including Men in Black, Independence Day, Enemy of the State, The Legend Of Bagger Vance, Wild Wild West and Ali. Smith released a string of hit singles, often associated with his most recent movie, throughout the late 1990s.