1968 – He was born on the 25th day of September this year in Philadelphia.
1988 – He started as the MC of the hip-hop duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince, with his childhood friend Jeffrey "DJ Jazzy Jeff". They gained critical acclaim for winning the first ever Grammy in the Rap category this year.
1990 – He was signed by the NBC Network to a contract. He made the sitcom “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” under the network.
1992 – He married Sheree Zampino. They had a son, Willard Christopher III
1995 – His career took off with his role in the buddy cop action film Bad Boys co-starring Martin Lawrence. He also divorced his wife this year.
1996 – He made his first ever blockbuster film “Independence Day.”
1997 – He played a fearless and confident fighter pilot, and Men in Black which is a big hit.
1999 – He was nominated for Best International Male award for this year Brit Awards.
2001 – He received an Academy Award for Best Actor for the movie “Ali”, which he played the role of real boxing champion Muhammad Ali.
2005 – He signed a recording contract with Interscope Records and released the successful Lost & Found this year.
2006 – He was starred in the movie “The Pursuit of Happiness.”