Willard Carroll “Will” Smith, Jr. (born September 25, 1968) is an American actor, comedian, producer, rapper, and songwriter. He has enjoyed success in television, film, and music. In April 2007, Newsweek called him “the most powerful actor in Hollywood”. Smith has been nominated for five Golden Globe Awards, two Academy Awards, and has won four Grammy Awards.
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He turned down the role of Neo in The Matrix (1999). He instead took part in the film “Wild Wild West” which was a huge flop at the box office.
Rubik Cube Reality
He has solved Rubik’s cubes in both The Fresh Prince of Bel Air and The Pursuit of Happiness. This is a real talent of his; he has shown on live TV that he can solve a Rubik’s Cube in under 55 seconds.
Smith was the first hiphop artist to be nominated for an Academy Award.
Smith has been nominated for four Golden Globe Awards, two Academy Awards, and has won four Grammy Awards. He has received Best Actor Oscar nominations for Ali and The Pursuit of Happyness.
He was a multi-millionaire before the age of 20. Presently Will Smith’s net worth is well over $240 million.
Will Smith Incorporates the line “Aw, hell no!” into all his movies as a running catch phrase like Arnold Schwarzenegger’s “I’ll be back!”.
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