Recent news about the Fresh Prince of Bel Air has gotten fans of the 90s sitcom remembering classic scenes and characters from the show.
A viral trailer for a series called Bel Air was released last year, re-imagining Will’s life as he moves from Philadelphia to Bel-Air. Now the series is actually getting a two-season run on new streaming service Peacock.
In the meantime, what has happened to some of the original show’s key characters? We take a look…
Nicky was the youngest Banks child, and he was a sassy little kid on the show. Now actor Ross Bagley is a real estate agent with his own son. He is 31 now and lives in Wisconsin.
While Hilary in the Fresh Prince was a materialistic and self centered character, actor Karyn Parsons founded the nonprofit Sweet Blackberry. This initiative produces short films for children focused on influential black figures. She is married to Alexandre Rockwell and has two children of her own.
Ashley was the younger Banks daughter who grew into a teenager with an attitude. Now actor Tatyana Ali is 41, married to Vaughn Rasberry and has two children. She was married in 2016 and went to Harvard in 2002.
Few can forget Will Smith in the Fresh Prince, as he made a huge impact on the Banks family after moving to Bel Air from Philadelphia. Will has gone on to remain in the public eye, starring in a number of movies. He has three children, with Willow and Jayden embarking on successful showbiz careers of their own.