How Did Will Smith Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Will Smith death

The football player Will Smith passed away at age 34, way too young.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Pro Bowl defensive end and Super Bowl champion with the New Orleans Saints who spent his full 10 year career with the team after being drafted 18th overall in the 2004 NFL draft.

He had two children with his wife Racquel, and had one other child from a previous relationship. He was fatally shot after exchanging words with a man who had rear-ended his car.

How did Will Smith die?

Gunshot caused Will Smith's death in 2016.

Information about the death of Will Smith
Cause of deathGunshot
Age of death34 years
ProfessionFootball Player
Death dateApril 9, 2016
Place of deathLower Garden District, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Place of burialN/A


I’ve never really viewed myself as particularly talented. I’ve viewed myself as slightly above average in talent.

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In my mind, I’ve always been an A-list Hollywood superstar. Y’all just didn’t know yet.

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