Willow Camille Reign Smith is a 22-year-old American singer and actress. The daughter of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, Willow was born on October 31st, 2000. Over the years, Willow has experimented with her career in multiple fields, ranging from acting to singing. Throughout her career, the 22-year-old star has earned various accolades, including a Young Artist award, an NAACP award, and also a BET award. Moreover, Willow also landed herself a Daytime Emmy Award and an MTV Video Music Award. Despite being at such a young age, Willow has successfully managed to carve a niche out for herself in the industry.
Willow Smith Net Worth 2023
As per reports by Celebrity Net Worth, Willow has an impressive net worth of $6 million. Smith is an established actress and has a blooming career in music as well. Throughout her career, the actress has been part of some massively successful films, including her debut movie I Am Legend. Moreover, as a musician, the young star has delivered a handful of popular hit albums and songs, with her debut song being 'Whip My Hair.' Over the years, multiple songs by the young star have charted on Billboard. Similar to her father, Will, Willow also does not shy away from living a lavish lifestyle. Not long ago the actress even purchased a lavish $3 million house in Malibu. Interestingly, Willow even uses her home for studio sessions.
Willow Smith's Early Life
Willow Smith was born in Los Angeles to Will and Jada Pinkett Smith on October 31st, 2000. She is the youngest child of the pair. Willow has two siblings, Jaden Smith (24) and half-brother Willard Carroll "Trey" Smith III, who is a musician and a DJ. She attended the Sierra Canyon School in Los Angeles. Willow started off her career at the mere age of 7 when she made her acting debut with the film I Am Legend released back in 2007. The film starred Will Smith and also featured a young Jaden and was a huge commercial success grossing over $500 million.
In 2008, she starred in her next flick, which was Kit Kittredge: An American Girl. Later on in 2009, the actress even voiced the character of a young Gloria the hippo in Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa. In 2010, Willow started her career in music. Smith later released her first single 'Whip My Hair.' The song was a massive hit, went platinum in the US, and even peaked at 11 number on the charts.
Willow Smith Music Career
Willow Smith's interest in music followed after the actress did two films. In 2010, Jada Pinkett Smith announced that Willow was planning to drop her debut album. While that album never made its way to the public, the singer released her first single 'Whip My Hair.' Shortly after, Willow dropped yet another single '21st Century Girl.' The actress very quickly established herself as a renowned singer and even performed on the Oprah Winfrey Show.
However, after reaching great heights the singer quickly tasted failure with her next song, 'Fireball.' The song was Willow's first major collaboration alongside Nicki Minaj, released in October 2011. Shortly after, the song became a huge commercial flop for the artists charting at 121 on the US Billboard. However, that setback did not stop Willow as she later went on release two singles 'Do It Like Me (Rockstar)' and 'I Am Me.'
Similar to her father, Willow went on to form her music duo alongside DJ Fabrega titled Melodic Chaotic. The duo went on to release two songs, 'The Intro' and 'Summer Fling' in July 2013. Willow attracted a lot of heat for her song, 'Summer Fling,' as people accused her of using a mature tone in the song.
Till date, Willow has released 5 studio albums and 10 music videos, 4 EPs, and 19 singles. It might be surprising to know, but she was also the youngest actress who was signed by Jay-Z's Roc Nation. The singer has collaborated with multiple renowned artists, including Machine Gun Kelly, SZA, and Travis Barker, to name a few.
As surprising as it sounds, Willow was also set to join Billie Eilish as an opening artist for Eilish's Happier Than Ever tour. However, shortly after the artist announced that she would no longer be a part of the tour. Not long ago, Willow alongside her brother Jaden performed at the Coachella 2023. The duo did not fail to amaze the audience yet again.
Willow Smith's Acting Career
Willow Smith started off her acting career at a very young age. At the mere age of 7, Willow made her acting debut in I Am Legend alongside Will Smith and Jaden Smith. The film was a tremendous success following which Willow made her second acting appearance in 2008, next film was Kit Kittredge: An American Girl. She even voiced a character in the 2009 film Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa. Interestingly, even Jada Pinkett Smith also voiced a character in the movie.
While her music career surely deserves all praise, Willow's acting career is equally successful. Throughout her career, the actress has been a part of some very popular films. Willow even acted in some TV series, including True Jackson, Neo Yokio as a voice artist, and Adventure Time. Will Smith was always sure of her daughter's abilities. He even revealed in an interview how Willow always had a drive and passion to push the boundaries.
Willow in her acting career, has garnered immense fame, landed multiple nominations, and won several awards. For her performance in I Am Legend, Willow was nominated for the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film. However, following that year, she won the award for her 2009 movie Kit Kittredge: An American Girl. Moreover, Willow even co-hosted the popular Red Table Talk alongside Jada for which she won Daytime Emmy Award.
Willow Smith's Personal Life
Willow's religion might be anything, to be honest. Her parents were suspected of being Scientologists, but they strongly denied it. Her parents will undoubtedly not impose any belief system on her. Her mother, Jada Smith, was overheard saying that she made a vow to herself that her baby girl would be given the ability to understand that her own body, mind, and spirit were hers and hers alone.
Apart from making music, Willow Smith has some very interesting hobbies. Many might not know, but the actress is actually a science enthusiast. She hosts underground quantum mechanics teachings and is learning how to make songs out of mathematical equations. Moreover, the actress is also a self-proclaimed Science Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics enthusiast.
Meanwhile, Willow also has an incredible fashion sense and is always experimenting with her looks. Many of might not know, but Willow is the youngest brand ambassador of Chanel. Throughout her career, Smith often leaves her fans in awe of her unique dressing style. 2019 saw Willow usually dressing up more in darker shades while she changed her aesthetics and dressing skills into colorful makeup, quirky hairstyles, and eclectic pieces. Not long ago, the singer flaunted her new music and surprised everyone with a new look yet again.
Who is Willow Smith Dating?
Willow Smith's relationship life has often intrigued the fans. During one of her Red Table Talks, Willow revealed her choice to live a polyamory lifestyle. She even came out as bisexual back in 2021. As per reports by News Amomama, Willow Smith has currently been dating 26-year-old De'Wayne. De'Wayne even performed the opening act on her Life Tour. Moreover, the duo were even spotted cuddling with each other in Miami.
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Willow Smith's Social Impact and Advocacy
The 'Summer Fling' singer is anything but a normal teenager. Along with an incredibly successful career, Smith is also a humanitarian. The 22-year-old star has actively worked on multiple social causes. Apart from being very vocal about her sexuality, the actress is also incredibly active towards racism. For instance, Willow has never shied away from showing her support for the Black Lives Matter campaign.
Being diagnosed with mental health issues such as anxiety herself, Willow openly speaks about mental health. The actress has previously admitted to having mental health problems. She is a huge believer in the importance of mental health and speaks on multiple occasions about faith, creativity, and love.
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Overview of Willow Smith
|Born||October 31st, 2000|
|Place of Birth||Los Angeles, California United States|
|Education||Sierra Canyon School|
|Parents||Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith|
|Height||5 Feet 5 Inches (170 cm)|
|Weight||Approximately 117 lbs (48 kgs)|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter|