Will Smith

by ethnic on April 21, 2009

Birth Name: Willard Carroll Smith, Jr.

Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 25, 1968

Ethnicity: African-American

Will Smith is an American actor, rapper, songwriter, and producer.

He is the son of Caroline (Bright) and Willard Carroll Smith. His parents are both African-American. He has a child with his first wife, Sheree Zampino, and two children, actors/singers Jaden Smith and Willow Smith, with his current wife, actress/musician Jada Pinkett Smith.

Will first gained fame as a hip hop MC, as The Fresh Prince, alongside DJ Jazzy Jeff. He then starred in the television series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

Will’s paternal grandparents are George Wilmer/Willard Emmett Smith (the son of William Smith and Orlinda Dickens) and Ellen King (the daughter of Claude King and Alice L.).

Will’s maternal grandparents are ? Bright and Helen.

Source: Obituary of Will’s father – http://www.legacy.com

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Hill June 30, 2017 at 8:45 am

Does the caucasian ancestry go so far back it’s untracable?

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