Will Smith to make birthday bungee jump near Grand Canyon

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Leading up to the stunt, Smith seemed pretty chill and excited, despite playing a segment featuring an expert who explained the physics of the jump and how life-threatening it could be, should the tiniest thing go wrong.

The actor, rapper and comedian completed the feat live on his YouTube channel on Tuesday, which was his 50th birthday.

WILL SMITH celebrated his 50th birthday yesterday by bungee jumping out of a helicopter over the Grand Canyon.

Smith's entire family- including wife Jada Pinkett Smith, daughter Willow Smith and son Jaden Smith-all stood by his side as he prepared to take off.

However, the "Fresh Prince" will not jump at Grand Canyon National Park but over a smaller gorge on the Navajo Nation. It seems leaping out of a helicopter from an absurd height is one way to knock that fear out of you.

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He posted a photo of his family on Instagram shortly before his jump, writing: "My Squad holding me down for my big 5-0". "It's nearly like you need the terror to experience the bliss".

Will Smith has been documenting the days and months leading up to the jump.

"Life is hard, you might get hurt, your heart might get broken, you might lose your job, but you've still got to commit". But the event also raised money for charity through an online lottery for a chance to watch the jump in person.

His jump from a helicopter took place near the Grand Canyon in Northwestern Arizona.

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