By Keith Flamer | Forbes
Has it really been three decades since 22-year-old prankster Will Smith taxied his way from Philadelphia to Bel-Air prosperity and superstardom? Indeed it has (yes, you’re getting old). The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, now a Hollywood box office king, hasn’t looked back since. Until now.
To mark The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’s 30th-year anniversary special, Airbnb, Smith and the current home owners invite Los Angeles-area fans to chill in the lavish, real-life crib featured on the 1990s sitcom. Sorry Philadelphia (this time your homeboy’s brotherly love doesn’t include a plane ticket or taxi ride).
Smith, a first-time Airbnb host, took to Instagram to announce five open slots for fans to book a stay at his “kingdom,” the iconic mansion (actually located in nearby Brentwood, California), where his career reign launched with a knock on the door—a metaphorical TV moment that A-list Will Smith had indeed arrived.