Will Smith, also popularly known as The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Superstar, is a prominent rapper, actor, and producer based in America. He first gathered attention from his career as a rapper and started his acting career later. He has played roles in some of the greatest movies, including Men In Black, Pursuit of Happyness, Bad Boys and Shark Tale, etc. The four-time Oscar nominee is the winner of many awards including four Grammys awards and a Gloden Globe award.
Will Smith is a family-oriented man. He gives a lot of attention to his family and has shared the inspiration and strength he gets from his family. Because of this, fans are impatient to know more about his family members. We have already written about Will Smith’s elder sister, mother, brother, and father. So, in today’s article, we will talk about Will Smith’s sister, Ellen Smith.
Is Ellen Youngest of Smith Bunch?
Will Smith’s parents had a total of four children together. They welcomed their first child, Pam Smith, in 1964. She owns a boutique in Philadelphia. After four years, Ellen’s mother gave birth to her star brother Will Smith in 1968. Furthermore, Ellen’s parents welcomed Ellen Smith and her twin brother Harry Smith together after three years of Will Smith being born.
Ellen Smith was born with his twin brother Harry Smith, on May 6, 1971, to their mother, Caroline Bright, and his father, Willard Carroll Smith Sr. As both Ellen and her twin brother Harry were born almost at the same time of same day, it is not sure who came first among the two. However, the only person who can precisely answer this question is their mother, Caroline Bright.
Apart from this, the Smith sibling has one half-sister, Ashley Marie Pettway Smith, who was born from their father’s remarriage after the separation from Caroline. Ashley is also a rising actress and singer like her elder brother, Will. There is no clear evidence if, other members of the Smith siblings are close with Ashley but Will Smith seems to have a close bond with his half-sister.
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Ellen Is Not Only A Part Of Twin But Also A Part Of Trio
Ellen is already a part of twin with her brother Harry, but considering the twin’s relationship with Will Smith, we can say that they are one of the best trios. Will Smith also seems to make an effort to be present in his siblings’ lives.
On the 50th birthday of Ellen and Harry, Will Smith wished Happy Birthday to his younger siblings through his Instagram. Moreover, both Ellen and her twin brother Harry posted a glimpse of the fancy party of their 50th birthday on their respective Instagram.
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It seems that the legend Will Smith arranged the birthday party and the whole Smith family must have had gotten-together on the occasion. Let’s hope Will Smith and his siblings will always be there for each other when needed.
Will Smith’s Sister Ellen Smith Is A CEO
Ellen is not only famous as the younger sister of famous star Will Smith but also the CEO of the company, Dining With Divas. Ellen is such a warm-hearted woman who has contributed to giving back to society, especially to the mothers. Her company serves for the betterment of women and their families in distress.
In an interview with Karen Martin on Celebrities In The Basement, Ellen mentioned that she decided to start Dining With Divas in 2004. Well, she was taking care of her firstborn and at that time, she came across some questions including what if she was in shelters and had no one to celebrate mother’s day with.
So, with the thought of giving back to the community through the community members themselves, she started an event where all the mothers and children who are wondering how they should celebrate mother’s day can join and have a party. Where, the attendees could have a delicious meal, purchase some gifts, listen to music performances, and many more.
Will’s younger sister, organizes this event by collaborating with different organizations. Ellen has also mentioned that many organizations have benefited through this event as she donates most of the event’s collection.
Ellen Smith Is A Married Woman
Will Smith’s younger sister Ellen Smith got married to Dee Lawrence Downs in 2004. Will Smith surely did attend the wedding ceremony of his beloved sister. And he must have become the center of attention instead of his bride sister, Ellen Smith.
Ellen and her husband have already been married for more than three decades. Therefore, their family members must have already been increased. Since she is a woman of privacy, many details regarding her kids are under the radar. But what we know is she has daughters and one of her kids is named Sky.
Will Smith’s brother-in-law Dee Lawrence Downs had been arrested for a federal drug charge in 2013. And it was not the first time Dee Lawrence was entangled with the law. Well, Dee Lawrence surely caused some problems to Will Smith’s clear-cut image.
Even after the problem caused by Ellen’s husband, her brother Will Smith has been close with her. And it is clear as day how much Ellen’s star brother cares and loves her. So let’s hope Ellen’s husband stays out of problems and leads a peaceful life with his family.