Jada Pinkett Smith

Actor, Celebrity

1971 –

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Who is Jada Pinkett Smith?

Jada Koren Pinkett Smith is an American actress, singer-songwriter, and businesswoman. She began her career in 1990, when she made a guest appearance in the short-lived sitcom True Colors. She starred in A Different World, produced by Bill Cosby, and she featured opposite Eddie Murphy in The Nutty Professor. She starred in dramatic films such as Menace II Society and Set It Off. She has appeared in more than 20 films in a variety of genres, including Scream 2, Ali, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions, Madagascar, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, and Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted.

Pinkett Smith launched her music career in 2002, when she helped create the metal band Wicked Wisdom, for which she is a singer and songwriter. Smith also created a production company, in addition to authoring a book, published in 2004.

In 1997, she married rapper and actor Will Smith. They have two children, Jaden and Willow, and Pinkett Smith is stepmother to Willard "Trey" Smith III, Will's son from a previous marriage.

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Born
Sep 18, 1971
Baltimore
Also known as
  • Jada Koren Pinkett
  • Jada Koren
  • Jada Pinkett
  • Jada Smith
  • Jada Pinkett-Smith
  • Wicked Wisdom
  • Jada Koren Pinkett Smith
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Baltimore School for the Arts
  • University of North Carolina School of the Arts
Lived in
  • Baltimore

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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