Jada Pinkett Smith Biography

Jada Pinkett Smith is a well-known actress, singer-songwriter, dancer but also a successful businesswoman. She also came to prominence by marrying Will Smith as well and it made her even more recognizable. But apart from being Will’s wife, she was able to coin her own path in life and further her own career.

She started on television at first making one episode appearances on such shows like “True Colors,” “Moe’s World” and “21 Jump Street.” Although Jada Pinkett would later become featured more in movies she did appear in a number of TV shows with a much important role. She appeared in “A Different World” and on “Hawthorne” and is currently playing the main villain, Fish Mooney, on the ongoing DC series “Gotham.”

However her roles in movies were much more important for her career and are the main reason for her fame. Jada Pinkett’s first movie appearances was in “Menace 2 Society” (1993). She would later further her career with roles in “The Nutty Professor” (1993) alongside Eddie Murphy, “Set it Off” (1996), “Scream 2,” “Bamboozled” (2000) and the two Matrix sequels “Matrix Reloaded” (2003) and “Matrix Revolution” (2003). Her latest roles include appearances in moves “Magic Mike XXL” (2015), “Bad Moms” (2015) and “Girls Trip” (2017). She also did voice acting and landed her voice to Gloria in all three Madagascar sequels as well as voicing the American dubbed version of “Princess Mononoke” (1997).


Jada Pinkett Smith in “Matrix Reloaded” movie

Jada also founded a band called Wicked Wisdom in 2002, which is a metal band in which she sings and writes songs for. The band released one self-titled album so far in 2006 and made it to number 44 on Billboard’s Top Heatseekers list.

Jada Pinkett Smith is also a prolific businesswoman and owns or has invested in many companies. She created a music company called Womon Productions. She also created her own fashion label called Maja. She also invested in a line of woman’s beatify products called Carol’s Daughter and finally she also published a children’s book in 2004 titled “Girls Hold Up this World.”


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Jada Pinkett Net Worth and Salary

Although being the part of the Smith’s family and household, Jada Pinkett Smith has been slowly making her career long before she married Will Smith. Independently, she was able to get a very nice sum to her name and her ventures only grew once she married Will Smith. Being that she is very much versatile and deals in acting, singing and is also a businesswoman she managed to rack up a very high net worth for herself. Just by herself, she is worth 20 million dollars, without including her husband nor her children, who on their own have started their careers and are and have their own high net worth.

Partner and Family

Jada Pinkett Smith is married to Will Smith and she has been since 1997. They actually met on cast for “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” where she was auditioning for a role, but did not get the part. Nevertheless, Will and Jada remained friends from then and started dating in 1995. They have two children together from their marriage, Jaden 19 and Willow 16, and she also plays the role of a stepmom to her husband’s child from his first marriage Trey 24. She is also very much dedicated to her family and makes sure that her career does not interfere with the relationship with both her husband and her kids.


Jada Pinkett Smith with family

Before her marriage to Will Smith she was actually related to a lot of famous people. It was reported that she has in a relationship with the famous rapper Tupac Shakur. Also and one point it was rumored that she and actor Wesley Snipes were also together. But the relationship with her and former NBA basketball player Grant Hill was certainly confirmed.

Jada Pinkett Age

Jada Pinkett Smith was born as Jada Koren Pinkett on September 18, 1971. She was born in Baltimore, Maryland, US to father Robsol Pinkett, Jr. and mother Adrienne Banfield-Jones. Her parents got her when they were pretty young so after months of having her they actually split up which left her mother being the only one to take care of her. Jada Pinkett and her brother  Caleeb Pinkett, were raised by her mother and grandmother and they were both dedicated to their education and upbringing. They did everything to raise them well and when the saw how interested Jada was in arts they started enrolling her in piano, ballet and dancing lessons.

Jada Pinkett attended the Baltimore School for the Arts with a major in dance and theatre. She later continued to gain her education at North Carolina School of Arts and it prompted her to pursue her acting career and she eventually moved to Los Angeles to do so.

Jada Pinkett Height and Weight

Jada Pinkett Smith is an exceptional woman and always tries to stay healthy and fit. She is immersed in body treatment products and you can tell by her latest role in Gotham how well she tries to preserve herself. She is not exceptionally tall, which was the reason she was turned down from “The Fresh Price of Bel-Air” in the first place. She stands only 1.52 m tall and weighs 43 kg. Her body measurements are 89-61-89 cm.


Jada Pinkett Smith in bikini

Is Jada Pinkett Smith a Lesbian?

Jada Pinkett Smith has never had a lesbian relationship in her life. She is a devoted mother and does everything to keep her family together. She and her husband Will Smith are probably one of the steadiest couples in Hollywood now. So there are no rumors that she could be a lesbian.

Nationality and Ethnicity

Jada Pinkett Smith is by birth an American, but based on her ethnicity she is multiethnic. Her descent is a mixture of West Indian, African American, Portuguese-Jewish and Creole descent, which paints quite a lively picture about her family’s background.

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Born:,September 18 1971
Ethnicity:,Mix (West Indian / African American / Portuguese-Jewish / Creole)
Profession:,actress – singer-songwriter – businesswoman
Net Worth:,$ 20 million
Hair Color:,Dark-Brown
Eye Color:,Dark-Brown
Height:,1.52 m
Weight:,43 kg
Married to:,Will Smith
Affair with:,N/A
Children:,2 (Jaden and Willow)
Birth Sign:,Virgo
Education:,Baltimore School for the Arts

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