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Will Smith Is Killing It on Instagram, and Here’s the Proof

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Since joining Instagram in December, Will Smith has already amassed 14 million followers. How’d he do it? Not by resting on the laurels of his already established celebrity — Will Smith is making content that is genuinely lol-worthy, proving he’s the Fresh Prince of Instagram. Here’s proof:

1. His first post was a duck-lip selfie on Ellen

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The kid from West Philly introduced himself to the ‘gram on Ellen, making sure we all knew this was for real. Will made it clear he wasn’t just a celeb who would post like four pictures on Instagram during a press tour.

2. He freestyles for St. Patrick’s Day

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Will posts gems like these that easily reach over nine million views. He’s still got it, even in a kilt.

3. He keeps it real

It’s not all red carpets in the Smith world. Will keeps it real by showing some holiday BTS.

4. He posts flawless throwbacks

Everyone loves a good full animal print outfit throwback. Will doesn’t disappoint.

5. He makes videos that would put even the top vloggers to shame


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Like seriously. How is he so savvy on the ‘gram?

6. He trolls his kids. Ultimate dad move

To celebrate his son’s success, Will Smith posted a perfect parody of Jaden’s “Icon” music video.

And Will did this version of The Girl from Ipanema for his daughter Willow.

7. He’s down with the memes

I just saw this… Y’all Play Too Much! @badgalriri

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We love a celeb who can laugh at themselves and the ridiculous things the Internet says about them.

Is there another celeb new to the ‘gram and killing it already? Let us know on Twitter @AndiHester!