How Much Is The Net Worth Of Will Smith?
Will Smith is an American actor cum rapper known for his Oscar-nominated roles in movies like The Pursuit of Happyness and Ali. As of May 2020, sources claim his net worth to be $360 million.
Back in the 1980s, Smith gained fame as a rapper with the name The Fresh Prince. Here know his net worth, salary, income sources, earnings, and other money-related details.
Net Worth Details- Salary, Income Sources, Earnings
Will Smith is considered one of the richest actors who is estimated to have a net worth of $360 million in May 2021. According to Celebrity Net Worth, the actor had $350 million in fortune in late 2019 whereas The Richest claimed it to be around $300 million.
He mainly earns his net worth from his career as an American actor, rapper, producer, and TV personality. He values money and money values him.
Began With Music Career Before Acting
Smith started his career as a singer from hip hop group DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince in 1985. With the duo, he sang songs including Code Red which earned $650,000 with album sales only. Later, he went for the solo career and released songs and albums like:
|Years||Income Sources / Albums Sales||Earnings|
|1987||Rock the House||$650 thousand|
|1988||He’s the DJ, I’m the Rapper||$3.9 million|
|1989||And in This Corner…||$650 thousand|
|1997||Big Willie Style||$16.3 million|
|2002||Born to Reign||$308 thousand|
|2005||Lost and Found||$687 thousand|
Acting Career: Breakthrough From ‘Six Degree Of Separation’
Alongside his musical career, Smith also appeared in minor roles in movies and TV series. It was in 1983 when he got his first major role in Six Degrees of Separation. Eventually, he appeared in several blockbuster movies such as:
|Movies||Salary||Box Office Collection||Budget|
|Six Degree Of Separation||$500 thousand||$6.4 million||$15 million|
|Where the Day Takes You||$50 thousand||$390 thousand||$3 million|
|Made in America||$100 thousand||$134 million||$50 million|
|Bad Boys||$2 million||$141.4 million||$23 million|
|Independence Day||$5 million||$817.4 million||$75 million|
|Men in Black||$5 million||$589.4 million||$90 million|
|Enemy of the State||$14 million||$250.6 million||$85 million|
|Wild Wild West||$7 million||$222.1 million||$170 million|
|The Legend of Bagger Vance||$10 million||$39.5 million||$60 million|
|The Karate Kid||$5.5 million||$359 million||$45 million|
|Ali||$20 million||$87.7 million||$107 million|
|Men in Black II||$20 million + 10% Gross||$441.8 million||$140 million|
|Men in Black III||$20 million + $100 million as performance-based pay||$624 million||$215–225 million|
|Bad Boys II||$20,000,000 + 20% Gross||$273.3 million||$130 million|
|I, Robot||$28 million||$347.2 million||$120 million|
|The Pursuit Of Happyness||$20 million||$307.1 million||$55 million|
|Hancock||$20 million||$624.4 million||$150 million|
|Suicide Squad||$20 million||$746.8 million||$175 million|
|Bright||$20 million||$100 million||$90 million|
As of 2019, he has around 80 acting credits but is popular for his appearance in movies and TV series like Men in Black Franchise, Ali, I am Legend, Wild Wild West, All of Us, The Pursuit of Happyness, Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and many others.
For his outstanding performance, he has been awarded 64 awards and 130 nominations. He has won awards like Saturn, BET, Grammy, Kid’s Choice, People’s Choice, Teen Choice Awards, and others. Moreover, for his roles in Ali and The Pursuit of Happyness, he was hugely appreciated.
Some of his most recent projects include notable movie appearances in:
- Aladdin (2019) as Genie- $1.051 billion in box office
- Gemini Man (2019) as Henry Brogan/Junior- $173.5 million
- Bad Boys for Life (2020) as Mike Lowrey- $419.1 million in box-office (Smith took a whopping $17 million salary for the film)
Did You Know? Until 2016, his movies have grossed a total of around $7.5 billion worldwide.
Will Smith is currently working in biographical drama film King Richard (2021, now filming) and will be portraying Richard Williams; it also stars Jon Bernthal & Dylan McDermott.
Furthermore, he is set to appear as Nicky Barnes in The Council (pre-production), while other announced projects include: Bright 2 and Bad Boys 4.
To date, Smith has produced several films and TV shows like,
|Movies||Earnings as a producer||Total Income|
|The Karate Kid||Sales ($68 million), Box Office Sale ($359.1 million)||$427 million|
|This Means War||Sales||$75 million|
|Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, After Earth||Sales ($425.1 million), Video Sales ($15.9 million)||$441 million|
|Focus as Nicky and Concussion, Winter’s Tale||Sales ($389.3 million and $33.05 million)||$422.35 million|
Furthermore, he is also set to produce movies and TV series including Life in a Year, King Richard, Hancock 2, Uptown Saturday Night, Urban Youth Racing School, and The Karate Kid 2 from his producing company Overbrook Entertainment.
Instagram And YouTube Earnings
Besides his career, he also accumulates huge money from his social media platform. Form his Instagram, he makes around $71,921 to $119,868 per sponsored post.
Likewise, he earns $ 8 thousand to $128.4 thousand per month and $96.3 thousand to $1.5 million per annum from YouTube.
Income From Investments And Endorsements Deals
Will Smith adds around $75 million to $80 million from his investments per year. As of 15 August 2019, he has invested in Camping App, HipCamp with Jay-Z.
Back in April 2019, he invested around $46 million into esports organization Gen.G. In 2013, he, Jay-Z, Jada Pinkett invested $10 million in Brooklyn beauty products.
Apart from that, he also earns from his six to seven digits figures endorsements deals and lucrative agreements. To date, he has endorsed and promoted brands and companies like BioBeats, Carol’s daughter, Chromatik, Fancy, Julep, and many others.
Smith believes in giving & supports many charitable organizations like 46664, Dream Foundation, The Will Smith Foundation, Will and Jada Smith Family Foundation, Red Cross, and Feeding America.
In 2011, he donated around $150 thousand to black Muslims. Back in 2008, he made a donation of approximately $1.3 million as a charity.
Assets, Houses, Cars, Expenses, Taxes, Insurances
With the net worth of $350 million, Will Smith owns several lavish and expensive properties. Here, take a look at the list of his properties:
|Kauai’s North Store House||Bought for $13.5 million and sold in $20 million||28 acres tropical escape featuring pool house, swimming pool|
|Will and Jada mansion||Purchased for $7.5 million and listed for $42 million. Currently worth $50 million to $70 million||1000 acres property featuring 20,000 sq feet mansion, private lake, horse riding ring, and much more.|
Besides that, he also owns 9,200 square feet ski chalet in Park City, Utah and a 9,000 square feet house in Hidden Hills, California. A source reported that he owns the real estate and property worth at least $100 million across the world.
Smith is the proud owner of a car collection worth $400 thousand to $500 thousand. He have cars like Maybach ($170,000), Ford Taurus ($46,000), Cadillac Escalade ESV ($75,000 to $95,000), and Lincoln Navigator ($49,000 to $59,000).
When Smith was struggling as a singer, he was broke and was not able to pay his taxes, various sources reported.
Back in 2018, he was insured by Lloyds of London for around $200 million for the bungee jump in the Grand Canyon. Later, the money raised by the stunt was donated as charity to Global Citizen.
Will Smith Biography- Age, Married, Wife, Children, Son, Daughter, Past Affairs, Divorce, Height, Weight
Will Smith, aka. Willard Carroll Smith Jr was born on 25 September 1968 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was born as the second child of parents; mother Caroline Bright and father Willard Carroll Smith Sr. He was raised in West Philadelphia alongside his siblings; sister Pamela and twin brothers Harry & Ellen.
Married Twice: His Relationship Status & Children
Will Smith is a married man. He is married to his longtime girlfriend-turned-wife Jada Pinkett Smith. The couple exchanged the vows on 31 December 1997.
The power duo is blessed with two children, Jaden Christopher Syre Smith, and daughter Willow Camille Regin Smith.
Regarding his past affairs, he was previously married to Sheree Zampino from 9 May 1992 to 10 December 1995. The now-estranged and divorced couple is blessed with son Willard Carroll “Trey” Smith III.
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Age, Height, And Weight
As of May 2020, Will Smith is 51 years old. He holds an American Nationality and belongs to Afro-American ethnicity.
Smith stands tall at 6 feet 2 inches (188 cm) and weighs around 82 kg (181 pounds).