WILL SMITH (2/24/23)
Willard Carroll "Will" Smith Jr. is an actor, producer, rapper, and songwriter. He was named “the most powerful actor in Hollywood” in the April 2007 Newsweek. Will has been nominated for five Golden Globe Awards and two Academy Awards, and has won four Grammy Awards. Smith has been ranked as the most bankable star worldwide by Forbes and as of 2016 his films have grossed $7.5 billion, for his performances in Ali (2001) and in The Pursuit of Happyness (2006). Smith has received three Academy Award nominations for Best Actor, and won the award in 2022 for his role as Richard Williams in the movie, ‘King Richard’. Smith now serves as Executive Producer of ‘Bel-Air’...the new Dramatic Rehash of the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air series airing on Peacock, with Season 2 now streaming and his latest movie, ‘Emancipation’ streaming as well on Apple TV.
Philly’s Power 99 is celebrating Black History Month by shouting out some of our favorite sons and daughters throughout the month of February with The Power List. Some of the biggest names in the world of music, entertainment, politics and the arts that hail from Philly or the surrounding Tri-State area.
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