Jada Pinkett Smith Biography

Jada Pinkett Smith

Quick Facts About Jada Pinkett Smith

Celebrated Name Jada Pinkett Smith
Age 50 Years
Nick Name Jada
Birth Name Jada Pinkett
Birth Date 1971-09-18
Gender Female
Profession Actress
Birth Nation USA
Place Of Birth Baltimore, Maryland
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mixed
Horoscope Virgo
School Baltimore School
Education North Carolina School of the Arts
Marital Status Married
Husband Will Smith (M. 1997 to Present)
Children Jaden, Willow and Trey Smith
Father Robsol Pinkett Jr.
Mother Adrienne Banfield-Jones
Siblings Caleeb Pinkett
Height 5 feet
Weight 49 kg
Body Measurement 35-24-35 inches
Bra Cup Size 34A
Dress Size 4 (US)
Shoe Size 6 (US)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Hazel
Net Worth $20 million
Salary $150000 per episode
Source of Wealth Acting Career
Sexual Orientation Straight
Links Wikipedia, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Jada Pinkett Smith is an American actress, comedienne, singer-songwriter, and businesswoman. She is also one of the well-known philanthropists. She started her acting career in 1990 and has appeared in more than 20 films in a variety of genres, including Menace II Society, The Nutty Professor, Set It Off, Scream 2, Ali, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions, Madagascar, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, and Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted. She has also appeared in numerous television series. 

She started her music career in 2002 as a singer and songwriter for the metal band Wicked Wisdom. Today, let's discover the facts related to Jada Pinkett Smith wiki, bio, career, and net worth.

What is Jada Pinkett Smith Famous for?

  • An American actress, dancer, singer-songwriter, and businesswoman.
  • Her acted movies like ‘Scream 2’, ‘Ali’, ‘The Matrix Reloaded’, ‘The Matrix Revolutions’, ‘Madagascar’, ‘Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa’, and ‘Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted’.

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Where is Jada Pinkett born?

Back to her early life, Smith was born on 18 September 1971. Her birth name is Jada Pinkett. Her birth place is in Baltimore, Maryland in the United States. She was born to parents Adrienne Banfield-Jones, and Robsol Pinkett, Jr. She holds American nationality. Additionally, she also has a younger brother, actor/writer Caleeb Pinkett.

She became interested in the world of acting since her childhood years. She is of American nationality. Furthermore, she belongs to a mixed ethnic background of African-American, Afro-/Creole-Barbadian, and Afro-/Creole-Jamaican.

Talking about her education, Smith attended the Baltimore School for the Arts. She majored in dance and theatre and graduated in 1989. Additionally, she continued her education at the North Carolina School of the Arts and became fully invested in pursuing her acting career.

When did Jada Pinkett Smith pursue her acting career?

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  • Smith started her acting career in 1990. Her first TV appearance was in the American comedy series True Colors which ran from 1990 to 1992.
  • In American thriller Menace II Society, she made her entrance in 1993. However, the film became commercial success also achieve a critical reputation for its violent scenes, disrespectful language and for its drug-related content.
  • In several movies such as Woo, Set it off, Demon Knight, Scream 2, Return to Paradise she performs both lead and supporting roles.
  • After a few years she became well known for her role in American Australian movie ‘The Matrix Reloaded‘ and its upshot ‘The Matrix Revolution‘. Both films became commercially successful.
  • Smith’s other important work is in The Nutty Professor. The film can be considered as a satire in the novel The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. The film became a commercial hit and earned $274 million worldwide. Also, the film won an Oscar for the best makeup.
  • In a 2005 animated comedy film, she played the main role of Gloria the hippopotamus in Madagascar became a huge commercial hit worldwide.
  • In 2008 Smith made her directorial introduction after she directed the movie The Human Contract. Smith was the writer of film and performed in supporting role as well.
  • Beginning in May 2018, Pinkett Smith has hosted the Facebook Watch talk show Red Table Talk, which features her mom and her daughter and focuses on a wide range of topics, with these being watched from three different perspectives.
  • In an American medical drama series Hawthorne, Smith played a lead role. Her role gained her nominations for the Prism Award and NAACP Image Award. Currently, she was seen in the movie Bad Moms (2016), and Magic Mike XXL (2015).
  • Through her career, Pinkett Smith has won many important awards and nomination. She won Blockbuster Entertainment Award, Choice Movie Actress Action, Teen Choice Award and many more for her different roles.
  • She began her musical career in 2002 when she helped create the musical band Wicked Wisdom. She is a singer and songwriter for the band. 
  • She and her husband Will Smith has also established a production company. The production house has producing credits in numerous films, documentaries, and television series. 
  • She wrote a children's book, Girls Hold Up This World in 2004.

Jada Pinkett Smith Husband

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To whom Jada Pinkett Smith is married?

Reflecting her love life, Jada Pinkett Smith was initially in a relationship with Late American Rapper Tupac Shakur from 1986 to 1989. Next, she dated Wesley Snipes in 1991 and Grant Hill in 1993.

Jada met Will Smith in 1994 on the set of Smith’s television show ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’. They began dating in 1995. Later, on December 31, 1997, about 100 guests attended their wedding at The Cloisters, near her hometown of Baltimore, Maryland. The pair has two children from the marriage Jaden and Willow. She is also the stepmother of Trey Smith, Will’s son from a previous marriage.

The family lives in a 27,000 square foot home on 100 acres in Malibu. 

She and her husband Will has started Will and Jada Smith Family Foundation in Baltimore, Maryland. The foundation focuses on youth in urban inner cities and family support. 

She was the emcee of the Million Woman March in Philadelphia in 1997.

Jada Pinkett Smith Career

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How much is Jada Pinkett Smith net worth?

Jada Pinkett Smith earns from her career in the entertainment industry. She has appeared in numerous blockbuster films and television series. Besides acting, she is also a singer and a comedian. She has also established a production company along with her husband, Will. Regarding fashion line, she created her own fashion label, Maja in 1994. She became one of the many celebrities to invest a combined total of $10 million in Carol's Daughter in 2005. 

Her net worth is estimated at $50 million at present.

How tall is Jada Pinkett Smith?

Talking about her body measurement, Smith has a height of 5 feet or 152 cm. Additionally, she weighs around 49 kg or 108 lbs. Furthermore, her measurements are 35-24-35 inches. Her hair color is black and eye color is hazel. In addition, her dress size is 4 (US) and shoe size is 6 (US).

Did You Know?

  • Is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated.
  • Is passionate about oil painting in her spare time.
  • Is a self-professed comic book geek.
  • Despite her fear of heights, Jada volunteered to perform her first skydive over Dubai for husband Will, his only birthday gift request of her for his 50th birthday celebration. Will celebrated his big day by bungee-jumping from a helicopter over the Grand Canyon just prior to Jada's plunge.