Jada Pinkett Smith Biography
Jada Pinkett Smith (born; Jada Koren Pinkett) is an American actress, singer-songwriter, and businesswoman born on 18th September 1971 Baltimore, Maryland, U.S. She hosts the web television show ‘Red Table Talk’ on Facebook Watch.
Jada began her career in acting with a guest appearance on the short-lived sitcom True Colors in 1990. She made her feature film debut in Menace II Society (1993). Her breakthrough came whn she starred alongside Eddie Murphy in the The Nutty Professor (1996).
In 2002 she began her music career as a singer – songwriter in the metal band Wicked Wisdom under the stage name Jada Koren. The band released their self titled album on 21st February 2006 making it to Billboard’s Top Heatseekers chart, and peaked at number 44 during the week of March 11, 2006. Jada also has a production company 100% Womon Productions
Jada Pinkett Smith Age/ Jada Pinkett Smith Birthday
Jada was born on 18th September 1971 in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S. (47 years as of 2018)
Jada Pinkett Smith Height
Jada stands at 1.52 m/ 5′ 0”
Jada Pinkett Smith Ethnicity
Jada is of of Jamaican and Barbadian descent on her mother’s side and African American descent on her father’s side
Jada Pinkett Smith Nationality
Jada is an American national.
Jada Jada Pinkett Parents
Jada was born to Adrienne Banfield and Robsol Pinkett, Jr. Her mother became pregnant when she was in high school. The couple married but divorced after a few months. Her mother raised her with the help of her own mother, Marion Martin Banfield.
Jada Pinkett Smith Mom/ Jada Pinkett Smith Mother
Jada’s mother is Adrienne Banfield-Jones. She has appeared on Bad Moms (2016), Access Hollywood (1996) and is a co-host of Jada’s Facebook Watch Series ‘Red Table Talk’
During the second season of Red Table Talk Adrienne revealed that she was domestically abused by Jada’s biological late father, , Robsol Pinkett, Jr. She said that he was a violent drunk and would hit her and even gave her a black eye once.
Jada Pinkett Smith Husband
Jada married actor Will Smith in 1997 in a secret New Year’s Eve ceremony at Baltimore’s Cloisters Mansion. At the time Jada was 26 while Will was 29. The two met in 1995 when Jada auditioned for the role of his character’s girlfriend, Lisa Wilkes. She was considered too short and missed out on the role.
Jada Pinkett Smith Kids
Jada and Will have two children Jaden Christopher Syre Smith born on 8th July 1998 and Willow Camille Reign Smith born on 31st October 2000. She is also the stepmother of Trey Smith, Will’s son from a previous marriage. Jaden is a musician
Jaden is a raper, singer and actor who made his acting debut in 2006 in the film The Pursuit of Happyness alongside his father. In 2010 he rapped alongside Justin Beiber in the song ‘Never Say Never’. In 2017 he released his debut studio album Syre and followed it up with Syre: The Electric Album in 2018
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Willow is a singer and actress, she made her acting debut in 2007 in the film I Am Legend and later appeared in Kit Kittredge: An American Girl which earned her a Young Artist Award for her performance. In 2010 she released her singles “Whip My Hair” and “21st Century Girl” and signed to Jay-Z’s record label Roc Nation becoming the youngest artist signed to the label.
Jada Pinkett Smith Height And Body Measurements
She stands at 5′ 0” (152 cm). Additionally, she weighs around 49 kg or 108 lbs. Furthermore, her measurement is 35-24-35 in or 89-61-89 cm. Her hair color is black and eye color is hazel. In addition, her dress size is 4 (US) or 34 (EU) and shoe size is 6 (US) or 36.5 (EU).
Jada Pinkett Smith Net Worth – Jada Smith Net Worth
Jada has an estimated net worth of $20 million.
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Jada Pinkett Smith Children’s Book
Jada wrote a children’s book ‘Girls Hold Up This World’ which was published on 11th January 2004 . In the book Jada captures the strength, unity, and beauty that live in girls in this poignant photographic book.
“We are sisters of this Earth — members of one powerful tribe. /Every color, shape, and size, we’re united by beauty inside.” Artistic photographs enhance the positive message of Jada Pinkett Smith’s inspiring poem. A renowned actress and loving mother, Smith brings warmth and heart to this celebration of young women. While so many girls today struggle with self-doubt, this poem focuses on the power ALL girls have within them, regardless of color or creed. This is the perfect book for mothers, daughters, sisters and friends to give and to share again and again.
Jada Pinkett Tupac/ Tupac and Jada
Jada Pinkett was and Tupac were close friends, they first met at the Baltimore School for the Arts where they both attended. During a segment on The Red Table Talk she revealed that they were inseparable and his death in 1996 was a huge loss.
“My upset is more anger because I feel that he left me, I know that that’s not true, and it’s a very selfish way to think about it, but I really did believe that he was gonna be here for the long run.”
Jada Pinkett Scientology
In 2004 Jada and Will met Tom Cruise during the filming of Collateral and later donated US$20,000 to the Hollywood Education and Literacy Program (HELP), Scientology’s basis for homeschooling. They also funded the now-defunct New Village Leadership Academy in 2008. The school employed teachers dedicated to Scientology and featured controversial methodologies like Study Technology, created by Church of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard.
In 2015 Leah Remini in her book ‘Troublemaker’ wrote that Jada and will were members of Scientologist. In September 2017 Remini in an interview with The Daily Beast claimed Jada was a Scientologist. Jada in a tweet denied the allegations;
“I have studied Dianetics, and appreciate the merits of Study Tech… but I am not a Scientologist. I practice human kindness, and I believe that we each have the right to determine what we are and what we are not, NO ONE ELSE can hold that power.”
In November 2018 during her Red Table segment Jada talked with Leah and made things clear that she went to Scientologist to learn because her grand mother never dictate to her which religiuon to choose rather she gave her the choice to learn and choose.
“I always took the position that I’m here at the Scientology center to learn what I wanna learn, and I have no interest in being a Scientologist. One of the things I prided myself in was being able to be amongst that group of Scientologists and to still hold my own.”
Jada Pinkett Smith Red Table Talk
On 7th May 2018 Jada premiered her . Jada co-hosts alongside her mother Adrienne Banfield-Norris and daughter Willow Smith.
Jada Pinkett Smith Gotham
In 2014 Jada starred in the first season of the FOX crime drama Gotham, as Gotham City gangster Fish Mooney. She returned, recurrently, in the second and third seasons of the series.
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Jada Pinkett Smith Oscar
In 2016 Jada said she would boycott the 2016 Oscar Awards because of the mostly white nominees.
Jada Pinkett Smith Movies and TV Shows
Jada Pinkett Smith Movies
|2019||Angel Has Fallen||
|2017||Girls Trip||Lisa Cooper|
|2015||Magic Mike XXL||Rome|
|2012||Men in Black 3||Party Guest||
|2012||Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted||Gloria||
|2008||The Women||Alex Fisher|
|2008||The Human Contract||Rita||Debuted at Cannes Film Festival in May 2008.
Written and directed by Pinkett Smith.
|2008||Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa||Gloria||
|2007||Reign Over Me||Janeane Johnson|
|2003||Maniac Magee||Amanda Beale||
Made for television movie
|2003||The Matrix Reloaded||Niobe|
|2003||The Matrix Revolutions||Niobe|
|2001||Kingdom Come||Charisse Slocumb|
|1998||Blossoms and Veils||Raven||
|1998||Return to Paradise||M.J. Major|
|1998||Welcome to Hollywood||Jada Pinkett Smith||
|1997||Scream 2||Maureen Evans||
Cameo; credited as “Jada Pinkett”
|1996||The Nutty Professor||Carla Purty|
|1996||If These Walls Could Talk||Patti||
Made for television movie
|1996||Set It Off||Lida “Stony” Newsom|
|1994||The Inkwell||Lauren Kelly|
|1994||A Low Down Dirty Shame||Peaches|
|1993||Menace II Society||Ronnie|
Jada Pinkett Smith TV Shows
|2018-present||Red Table Talk||Herself||Talk show
Also host and executive producer
|2014–17||Gotham||Fish Mooney||Series regular (season 1)
Special guest star (seasons 2-3)
|2009–2011||Hawthorne||Christina Hawthorne||Lead role|
|1991–1993||A Different World||Lena James||46 episodes|
|1991||21 Jump Street||Nicole||1 episode|
|1991||Doogie Howser, M.D||Trish Andrews||1 episode|
|1990||True Colors||Beverly||1 episode|
|1990||Moe’s World||Natalie||Television movie|
Jada Pinkett Smith Awards
|1997||Image Award||Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture||Set It Off||Nominated|
|Outstanding Lead Actress in a Television Movie or Mini-Series||If These Walls Could Talk||Won|
|1998||Blockbuster Entertainment Award||Favorite Supporting Actress – Horror||Scream 2||Won|
|2001||Black Reel Award||Theatrical – Best Actress||Bamboozled||Won|
|Image Award||Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture||Won|
|2002||Image Award||Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture||Ali||Nominated|
|2003||Teen Choice Awards||Choice Movie Actress: Action||The Matrix Reloaded||Won|
|2004||Image Award||Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture||The Matrix Revolutions||Won|
|2005||BET Comedy Award||Best Performance in an Animated Theatrical Film||Madagascar||Won|
|Black Reel Award||Best Supporting Actress||Collateral||Won|
|Image Award||Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture||Nominated|
|2009||Golden Raspberry Award||Worst Actress||The Women||Nominated|
|2010||Image Award||Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series||Hawthorne||Won|
|2011||Image Award||Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series||Nominated|
|2015||Image Award||Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series||Gotham||Nominated|
|People’s Choice Awards||Favorite Actress in a New TV Series||Nominated|
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