Will Smith Net Worth, Salary, Earnings – How rich is he?

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Will Smith

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Willard Christopher “Will” Smith, Jr.

Net Worth: $290 million

Source of Wealth: acting

Born: September 25, 1968 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Children: 3

Will Smith became rich by being an actor. Smith started as a rapper in 1985. He was in the hip-hop group DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince. Smith spent money excessively when he was younger and underpaid his income taxes. He spent too much money on a house, jewelry, and cars. The IRS eventually assessed a $2.8 million tax debt against Smith. They garnished his income and seized a lot of his possessions. Smith was almost bankrupt in 1990 when he signed the contract to be on NBC’s show “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”.

The sitcom was successful and began his career as an actor.

As of 2012, his movies have grossed more than $6 billion worldwide. His most financially successful movies have been Independence Day, Bad Boys, I Am Legend, I, Robot, Wild Wild West, and Hancock.

How much money does Will Smith make?

Salary

Where the Day Takes You (1992)
Made in America (1993)
Six Degrees of Separation (1993)
Bad Boys (1995)
Independence Day (1996)
Men in Black (1997)
Enemy of the State (1998)
Wild Wild West (1999)
The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)
Ali (2001)
Men in Black II (2002)
Bad Boys II (2003)
I, Robot (2004)
The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
Hancock (2008)
The Karate Kid (2010)
Men in Black III (2012)
$50,000
$100,000
$500,000
$2,000,000
$5,000,000
$5,000,000
$14,000,000
$7,000,000
$10,000,000
$20,000,000
$20,000,000 + 10% Gross
$20,000,000 + 20% of the gross
$28,000,000
$20,000,000
$20,000,000
$5,500,000
$20,000,000


















Annual earnings according to Forbes
2003: $60 million

Assets

Smith and his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, own a mansion in Malibu, California worth $20 million.

Cars: He owns a Mercedes-Benz GL450 and a Cadillac Escalade.

Other

Mobile mansion: He rented a 53-feet long mobile trailer worth called The Heat. He rented the trailer for $9,000 a week while filming Men in Black III.

He is also renting a five-bedroom for $25,000 a month at 25 Bond Street in New York.

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