Jada Pinkett is a gorgeous actress with great body and lady with a mind of her own. She is the wife of the prominent actor Will Smith and the mother of Willow,Jaden and the stepmom to Trey Smith.
Recently, Jada found herself in the news for all the wrong reasons when there was an uproar of her affair with a young musician August Alsina, which got the public talking with respect to her relationship with Will Smith.
This article contains all you need to know about Jada, her net worth and biography.
Jada Pinkett Smith Profile
- Full Name: Jada Pinkett Smith
- Age: 49
- Nationality: American
- State of Origin: Baltimore, Maryland
- State of Residence: Calabasas, Los Angeles
- Marital status: Married
- Occupation: Actress, Singer-songwriter, Author, Businesswoman, movie Producer, Television producer, Screenwriter and a Voice Actress.
Jada Pinkett Smith Age
Jada was born on the 18th of Sept, 1971 to Adrienne Banfield-Jones and Robsol Pinkett Jr. Jada Pinkett birthplace was in Baltimore, Maryland. Jada origin roots stems from African American (father) and Jamaican-Barbadian descendants.
Her mother Adrienne, gave birth to her while she was still in highschool and got married shortly after to her biological father, Robsol Pinkett Jr.
Jada’s parents got divorced few months later due to unreconcilable reasons. Jada and her mom moved in with Marion Banfield (Jada’s grandma) where she grew up throughout her early years.
Jada Pinkett Smith Education
Jada’s talent for performing was first noticed by her grandmother Marion. Marion decided to enrolled Jada in a music school where she undertook piano lessons, tap dance and ballet dance.
Jada also went to Baltimore School of Arts, where she polished her acting and performing skills.
During the course of her studies, Jada Pinkett came in contact with one of the students “Tupac Shakur”. Their friendship grew stronger as the years went by till his untimely death.
In 1989, Jada Pinkett graduated with a degree in dance and theatre from Baltimore School of Arts.
Jada Pinkett Smith Career
Jada started off her career in acting around 1990. Since then she has starred in many TV series ranging from “True Colours, Doogie Howser, M.D, 21 Jump Street and Different World’s”.
Between 1994 and 1995 Jada kept growing and starred in a comedy movie “Low Down Dirty Shame” and a horror movie “Demon Knight”.
In 1996, Jada Pinkett got her first break when she starred in the movie “Nutty Professor”, as the Professor’s girlfriend. This movie was a huge commerical success and paved the way for Jada.
Immediately after Jada got into lime light via her role in “Nutty Professor”, she got another one in the movie “Set It Off” which was worth millions of dollars.
Jada fame continue to rise and other movies which she starred in was “Scream 2”, which was worth $100 million dollars, “Bamboozled”, “Kingdom Come” and “Ali”.
In 2002, Jada form a band “Wicked Wisdom”, which was outstanding and went on tours and has gained a lot of fame.
In 2003, Jada got the Niobe role and starred in “The Matrix Reloaded”, “Matrix Revolution”, “The Matrix” and ” Enter The Matrix”. These sequels were huge commercial success.
In 2004 , Jada starred in the movie “Collateral” along side with Tom Cruise and Jamie Fox. This movie yield more than $200 million profit.
In 2005, Gloria’s voice was Jada’s in “Madagascar” which turned out to be one of the most successful movies that year with sales of over $500 million.
In 2008, Jada continue to voice Gloria in “Madagascar: Escape To Africa”, with the sales of over $600 million and “Madagascar: Europe Most Wanted” in 2012 and “Madly Madagascar” in 2013.
In 2014, Jada starred in “Gotham” as Fish Mooney, she starred in the second and third series.
In 2017, Jada starred in “Girls Trip” alongside with Queen Latifah and the movie got sales of about $140 million. In early 2018, Jada starred hosted a Facebook Watch talk show “Red Table Talk” which hosted a lot of icons including Will Smith.
Jada Pinkett Smith also owns a fashion line which promotes women and their identities. The fashion line is called “Sister Power”. Jada is also into philanthropy, and co-owns a foundation named “Will and Jada Smith Family Foundation” in Baltimore, Maryland.
Jada’s foundation aim is to help the youth in urban inner cities, family support, K-9 and many more.
Jada Pinkett Smith Relationship
Jada Pinkett Smith is married to a prominent actor Will Smith. Her union with Will is blessed with two children, Jaden, Willow Smith and a step son Trey Smith.
Jada Pinkett tie the knot with Smith on 31st of December 1997 at Baltimore. In 2013, the was an uproar that Jada was in an open marriage with Smith, which she debunked.
During the global corona virus pandemic, precisely on the 30th of July, August Alsina announced to the public that he was in a relationship with Jada.
This got the public talking and others describe it as a slap on Will’s face. August in his claims, stated that Will Smith gave him his permission and blessings to go ahead with his wife.
Jada Pinkett on the other hand debunked this claims, stating that August misunderstood the whole relationship which she calls an “entanglement”.
In her talk show, Jada expressed that the relationship with the 23years old artist started as a professional one(helping him to overcome a painkiller addiction) which grew to a romantic one.
Jada also stated that she has cut off all ties with the young musician and is now concentrating on her marriage.
Jada Pinkett Smith Achievement
Jada Pinkett Smith has achieved a lot throughout the journey of her career, from her early days till this present day.
- In 1996, Jada received the Chainsaw Award for “Best Actress” at the Fangoria Chainsaw Awards, for the horror movie “Demon Knight”.
- In 2004, Jada Pinkett emerged as the winner of the Glow Award for “Best Voice Performance” at the G- Phoria Awards.
- In 2004, Jada emerged as the winner for “Outstanding In Character Performance (Female)” at 2004 Interactive Achievement Awards.
- In 2008, Jada was appointed as the winner of “Essence of Black Women in Hollywood” awards.
- In 2010, Jada emerged as the Image Awards winner for the “Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series”, in the series ” Hawthorne”.
- In 2012, Jada emerged as the winner of Vision Awards for “Best Performance (Drama)”, in the series “Hawthorne”.
- In 2016, she received the Gracie Awards for ”Outstanding Support Actress in Drama Series”, in the movie “Gotham”.
Jada Pinkett Smith Net Worth
Jada Pinkett Smith is a wealthy businesswoman and has net worth of about $20 million.