Happy birthdays are in order for T.I. and Will Smith. While neither cross paths that much, they have more things in common besides the same birthday. With lucrative and admirable careers from both family men, some of their similarities are blatant to the naked eye and others you would be surprise to learn about. They may have a 12 year gap in between each other but they are more common than most. Blow out your virtual candles for these gorgeous men and flip the page to see what else they have in common.
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Both are good actors with good films under their belts.
T.I. has a reality show about his life and Will Smith’s Fresh Prince of Bel Air was centered around the life of his character which shared similarities to Will’s real life in West Philly.
Both multitalented stars were rappers first.
T.I. and Will Smith both won multiple MTV VMAs, AMAs, and Grammys.
Will Smith has a son from his first marriage and T.I. brought kids to his marriage with Tiny.
Both their wives were famous before they met and neither Jada or Tiny need their husbands to continue their success.
T.I. has his own production company Grand Hustle Films and Will Smith is a partner at Overbrook Productions Company. Overbrook produced T.I.’s film ATL.
Both had issues with the law. Will Smith was under investigation from DYFS and T.I. did jail time for a few charges mainly over guns.
T.I. and Will Smith are gorgeous and it should be noted that the stars share this commonality.
Both included their families in their music videos. T.I. featured the Harris clan in “Hello” and Will Smith’s “Just the Two of Us” had the Smiths.