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Will Smith to make birthday bungee jump near Grand Canyon

Last Updated Sep 25, 2018 at 2:20 pm EST

File - In this April 29, 1999, file photo, Robbie Knievel leaves his jump sight on the Hualapai Reservation in Ariz., after deciding not to make the Grand Canyon Death Jump due to high winds and cold weather. When actor Will Smith turns 50 on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, he will jump head-first into the big milestone. The "Fresh Prince" plans to bungee jump from a helicopter over a gorge just outside Grand Canyon National Park. His birthday activity is the latest in a vast history of outrageous stunts staged in and around one of the world's seven natural wonders. (AP Photo/Laura Rauch, File)

LITTLE COLORADO RIVER GORGE, Ariz. – Will Smith is diving head first into turning 50.

The actor will mark his milestone birthday Tuesday by bungee jumping from a helicopter in northern Arizona.

It will be livestreamed on his YouTube channel .

The stunt is being billed as a leap “in the heart of the Grand Canyon.”

However, the “Fresh Prince” will not jump at Grand Canyon National Park but over a smaller gorge on the Navajo Nation.

The tribe’s reservation borders the east rim of the national park.

In a YouTube video posted earlier this month, Smith recalled visiting the Grand Canyon as a child but being terrified to walk up to the edge.

The event also raised money for charity with an online lottery for a chance to watch the jump in person.