Jada Pinkett Smith: biography and latest news!

  • Occupation: singer, actress
  • Real name: Jada Pinkett
  • Sign: Virgo
  • Date of birth: Saturday, September 18, 1971 (age: 49 years old)
  • Country: United States

Jada Pinkett Smith was born on September 18, 1971 in Maryland to an entrepreneurial father and a nursing mother. After studying at a Baltimore school where she befriended Tupac Shakur, she graduated in dance and theater in 1989. The following year, she decided to move to Los Angeles to pursue her acting career.

She multiplies appearances in series such as True Colors or 21 Jump Street. She made her debut in 1993 in Menace to Society, and in 1995, she landed one of the lead roles in Demon Knight, then in 1996 in The Frightened Professor, with Eddie Murphy. In the 2000s, she appeared in major productions such as the last two installments of the Matrix saga. In 2014, she joins the cast of the Gotham series, set in the universe of Batman, for Fox. An accomplished artist, Jada Pinkett Smith also formed a metal band, Wicked Wisdom, in 2002. With this band, she participated in the Onyx Hotel Tour, Britney Spears’ fourth tour, in 2004, as well as Ozzfest, the largest traveling metal music festival in the United States, in 2005.

Jada Pinkett Smith has been married to actor and rapper Will Smith since 1997. They met on the set of The Prince of Bel Air, where Jada was auditioning to play the girlfriend of Will Smith’s character. They had two children: Jaden Christopher Syre Smith, born July 8, 1998, and Willow Camille Reign Smith, born October 31, 2000.