90s Stars: then and now: The Story of Will Smith
The actor has managed to position himself as one of the best paid of the mecca of cinema after being the protagonist of the mythical series of the 90’s.
Will Smith’s success came overnight. Known as rapper, Smith became popular across the Atlantic when he won a Grammy in 1988 thanks to his DJ group Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince. Considered a singer at the time, Will Smith made a lot of money that he could not manage.
Estate was following his steps after not paying properly because at that time he to return $ 2.8 million. At that moment, Will was indebted. With the water up to his neck, Smith had to accept a contract with NBC to star in The Prince of Bel Air in 1990.
Unexpectedly, the TV series became a hit worldwide. Will Smith was one of the best known men on the scene and managed to be at the top of the top until 1996. For six seasons was one of the best performing series.
It was then that he began to get scripts for the big screen that made him retire from the television. 1996 was the year of his first success. Bad Boys were released, which earned him being seen as an action actor for Hollywood.
He soon got more projects in his hands. Independence Day or Men in Black arrived in the following months and filled Will’s pockets of fame and money. The actor became one of the best valued within the industry to have an assured success.
But it was not until 2001 when Will gain a golden opportunity, the movie that would put him as a great actor. He starred in Ali, which earned him his first Oscar nomination. A prize that is not yet on its shelf but to which it has been nominated twice. The second would arrive with the film that starred with his son Jaden in 2006.
Now, more calmly, Will Smith remains one of the best performing actors at the box office. It has just released a suicide squad, another movie that continues to ramp up on the big screen two weeks after its release. And this is how Will went from being one of the characters more indebted to a whole cinematic reef.