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In Photos: Dodgers' Will Smith and wife Cara hosted all-inclusive clinic for Clifford Elementary students at Dodgers stadium In Photos: Dodgers' Will Smith and wife Cara hosted all-inclusive clinic for Clifford Elementary students at Dodgers stadium
In Photos: Dodgers' Will Smith and wife Cara hosted all-inclusive clinic for Clifford Elementary students at Dodgers stadium
WATCH: Will Smith and wife Cara host Clifford Elementary Students for all-inclusive clinic at Dodger Stadium WATCH: Will Smith and wife Cara host Clifford Elementary Students for all-inclusive clinic at Dodger Stadium
WATCH: Will Smith and wife Cara host Clifford Elementary Students for all-inclusive clinic at Dodger Stadium
"To her favorite catcher" - Will Smith's wife Cara captures core memory of daughter's ceremonial first pitch to Dodgers star dad "To her favorite catcher" - Will Smith's wife Cara captures core memory of daughter's ceremonial first pitch to Dodgers star dad
"To her favorite catcher" - Will Smith's wife Cara captures core memory of daughter's ceremonial first pitch to Dodgers star dad
“It’s always good beating our real rivals” - Dodgers fans relish strong extra-inning win against Giants “It’s always good beating our real rivals” - Dodgers fans relish strong extra-inning win against Giants
“It’s always good beating our real rivals” - Dodgers fans relish strong extra-inning win against Giants 
"Netflix paid me $10,000,000 to do this" - Comedian Will Ferrell steals the show with side-splitting performance at Dodgers Comedy Night "Netflix paid me $10,000,000 to do this" - Comedian Will Ferrell steals the show with side-splitting performance at Dodgers Comedy Night
"Netflix paid me $10,000,000 to do this" - Comedian Will Ferrell steals the show with side-splitting performance at Dodgers Comedy Night

Will Smith: A Brief Biography

Will Smith
Will Smith

Will Smith was born on 28th March 1995, in Louisville, and is an American professional baseball catcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball (MLB). Smith went to Kentucky Country Day School in Louisville, Kentucky. He then played for the Brewster Whitecaps in the Cape Cod Baseball League while attending University. Following his junior year, he was drafted in the first round of the 2016 Major League Baseball draft by the Los Angeles Dodgers.


Smith represented the United States in the World Baseball Classic held in 2023 in Miami. The team finished as runners-up and got a silver medal. Smith is continuously developing himself as a better player and has become an integral part of the Los Angeles team. Additionally, he was a World Champion with the Dodgers in 2020.


Will Smith’s Personal Information


NameWillIiam Dills Smith
Age28 years old
DOBMarch 28, 1995.
NationalityAmerican
Mother NameJulie Smith
Father nameMark Smith
ProfessionBaseball Player
Net Worth$13 million (estimated)
Height5’10” (1.78 m)
Weight195 lbs (88 kg)
EducationKentucky Country Day School and University of Louisville
Relationship StatusMarried


Will Smith’s Early Life

In Louisville, Kentucky, Smith attended Kentucky Country Day School. He played college baseball for the Louisville Cardinals. As a senior in 2013, he hit .528 with 11 home runs and 36 RBIs while pitching to a 7-1 record and 0.87 ERA. After being undrafted in the 2013 MLB draft, he attended the University of Louisville and played college baseball. In his junior year of 2016, he hit .382/ .480/ .567 with seven home runs and 43 RBIs in 55 games. He has also played in the Cape Cod Baseball League with the Brewster Whitecaps. After his junior year, he was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the first round of the 2016 MLB draft. He was then assigned to the Minor League teams. He began his professional career with the Ogden Raptors. Smith began 2019 with Oklahoma City, but on May 27, 2019, he was promoted to the Major Leagues for the first time. He made his MLB career debut on May 28, 2019, with the Los Angeles Dodgers.


Will Smith’s Personal Life

Will Smith was born on 28th March 1995, in Louisville to Mark Smith and Julie Smith. Will Smith also has a younger sister named Sara Smith, who is majoring in finance. He grew up as a Red Sox fan, and his favorite player was David Oritiz. October 2022 saw the birth of Smith's first child, a daughter, after his marriage to Cara Martinelli in December 2020.

The couple also does a lot of philanthropic work through the Will & Cara Smith Foundation. It is a non-profit organization focused on providing a better opportunity for children in the Los Angeles & Louisville communities, it is led by Will and his wife, Cara. Added to that he is also involved in Barren Heights Retreat at their site, Barren River Lake, which provides free weekend retreats to the children. He is also involved with the Dodgers Foundation which is the official charity group of the Los Angeles Foundation, it aims to reach the whole of Los Angeles and to become an example to all other sports teams worldwide. Next, we have Sound Body Sound Mind, Los Angeles, CA - UCLA Health which aims to provide self-confidence among the youth of this generation.

Further, he is also involved with the Justin Turner Foundation and ST. Jude Hospitals. Justin Turner Foundation was founded in 2016, whose mission is to support homeless veterans, children, and their families who are battling with life-altering diseases and various Youth Baseball Organizations. Lastly, ST. Jude is a leading children's hospital that treats child cancer and pediatric diseases.

Will Smith’s Family Background

On March 28, 1995, William Dills Smith was born in Louisville, Kentucky. He has a younger sister named Sara. Nothing more is known about his parents or his family background.


Will Smith’s Wife

Will Smith and Cara Smith first met at the University of Louisville in 2015. The couple felt a spark instantly and decided to meet again. They started going out together and eventually started dating each other. The couple got engaged in 2019 and soon married on December 18, 2020.


Cara Smith was born in Louisville, Kentucky. She was a teacher and she taught first grade for three years. She has a teaching degree from Louisville University. She had little interest in baseball prior to meeting Will, but since their initial encounter, she has become an obsessive follower of the sport and enjoys watching his games. She also loves dogs and has adopted two Australian Shepherds.


Will Smith’s Kids

The couple welcomed their first daughter to the world on October 16, 2022. Her name is Charlotte Ann Smith. The couple announced the arrival of their daughter through Instagram, where they posted a photo of the ultrasound, and they also posted a picture holding a onesie with “Baby Smith” written on it. The family made their first public appearance on the All-Star Game red carpet.


Will Smith’s Social Media



Will Smith with his wife, and daughter. Will Smith’s official Instagram account - @will.smith


Will Smith has a considerable Instagram fan following. On Instagram, he has about 267k followers. He posts images of himself and his wife playing games on social media. Through social media, he keeps his followers informed about both his personal and professional lives.


Will Smith’s Net Worth

As of 2023, Will Smith’s net worth is approximately $13 Million. Will Smith signed a 1-year contract of $5,250,000 with the Los Angeles Dodgers, including $5,250,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $5,250,000. His contract along with his endorsement deals contributes a lot to high net worth.


Will Smith’s Brand Ambassador

Will Smith has not signed any brand ambassador deals as of yet. However, the brands that Will Smith endorses are New Era, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Candy Digital, Nike, and Ticketmaster. New Era is a baseball apparel store then Ticketmaster is an online ticket booking site, and DICK’S Sporting Goods sells sports goods such as caps, jackets, and shoes. Will Smith often does Instagram collaborations with the brands to represent his endorsements.


Will Smith’s Investments

There is no information regarding Will Smith’s investments.


Will Smith’s Career Stats

Will Smith's career regular season stats are shown in a table giving a fair representation of how good a player he is.


Career Regular SeasonMLB Career Stats
Games484
At Bats1670
Runs272
Hits436
RBI306
AVG.261
OBP.357
SLG.483
OPS.840


Will Smith’s Achievements

Will Smith debuted in 2019 and won the World Series Championship in just his second season with the Dodgers. He has shown strong dedication since his debut. His achievements have been shown in a table below.


YearAchievements
2020World Series Champion
2022All MLB Second-Team
20231st All-Star Game Appearance


Will Smith’s Contract

Will Smith’s latest contract was made in 2023 with the Los Angeles Dodgers. It is worth approximately $5.25 million and has a duration of one year. His average salary is approximately $5.25 million.


The catcher’s first contract was with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2016. It was worth approximately $1.775 million for one year with the Dodgers. He continued to sign contracts with the Dodgers until his latest contract. In 2019, he signed a one-year contract worth $555,000. He signed another one-year contract in 2020, which was worth $573,500 for a duration of 1-year. In 2021, Smith signed a contract worth $590,500, again for a duration of 1-year. In 2022, the deal he signed was worth $730,000 for one year.


Will Smith’s House

Will Smith lives in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S. No other details are available about his house in the public domain.


Will Smith’s Cars

There is no information about Will Smith's car collection in any public domain.


FAQ's On Will Smith

A. Will Smith is 28 years old presently (as of 2023).

A. As of 2023, Will Smith’s net worth is estimated to be at $13 Million.

A. Will Smith's current salary is $5,250,000 (As of 2023).

A.  Will Smith signed a 1-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2023.

A. Will Smith plays for the  Los Angeles Dodgers in Major Lеaguе Baseball.

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