Justin Bieber praises `father figure` Will Smith

London: Justin Bieber says Will Smith has become a father figure to him and he has huge respect for the Hollywood superstar and his family.

"The Smith family has been really amazing to me and really supportive in everything I`m doing. The family are just really nice and they are really good people," femalefirst.co.uk quoted Bieber as saying.

The teen sensation has revealed he looks up to the Hollywood superstar and his family - wife Jada Pinkett Smith and children Trey, Jaden and Willow - as they have all given him lots of useful advice.