Jada Pinkett Smith
September 18, 1971
50 years old
5 ft 0 in | 152 cm tall
35-24-35 in | 89-61-89 cm
49 kg | 108 lbs
6 US | 36.5 EU
Jada Koren Pinkett Smith was born in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., on September 18, 1971, is an American actress.
Young Jada Pinkett Smith first started performing during her years at the Baltimore School for the Arts, in school theater productions.
She made her big screen debut in teen hood drama film Menace II Society (1993) in role as Ronnie.
She got her television debut in Fox sitcom True Colors (1990) in episode "Life with Fathers", in role as Beverly.
Her breakthrough performance came as Carla Purty in science fiction comedy film The Nutty Professor (1996).
She landed her directorial debut with drama film The Human Contract (2008), which she also wrote and starred in role as Rita.
She played Niobe in The Matrix film series:
The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
The Matrix Resurrections (2021)
She voiced Gloria in Madagascar films franchise:
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)
Merry Madagascar (2009)
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
Madly Madagascar (2013)
Penguins of Madagascar (2014) Voice cameo
She was nominated for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for her role as Sonji Roi in biographical sports drama movie Ali (2001).
Demon Knight (1995) horror comedy with Billy Zane, William Sadler and Brenda Bakke
Collateral (2004) neo-noir action crime thriller opposite Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx and Mark Ruffalo
Reign Over Me (2007) buddy drama with Adam Sandler, Don Cheadle and Liv Tyler
Bamboozled (2000) comedy drama directed by Spike Lee
Return to Paradise (1998) drama thriller opposite Vince Vaughn, Anne Heche and Joaquin Phoenix
Set It Off (1996) crime action heist with Queen Latifah, Vivica A. Fox and Kimberly Elise
Bad Moms (2016) comedy opposite Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and Christina Applegate
Girls Trip (2017) comedy with Regina Hall, Queen Latifah and Tiffany Haddish
Angel Has Fallen (2019) action thriller in role as Agent Thompson, with Gerard Butler, Frederick Schmidt and Danny Huston
She won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Christina Hawthorne in TNT medical drama television series Hawthorne (2009-2011).
She was nominated for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Fish Mooney in action crime drama television series Gotham (2014-2017).
She played Lena James in NBC sitcom A Different World (1991-1993).
Graduated from the Baltimore School for the Arts in 1989.
Studied at the North Carolina School of the Arts.
Has younger brother, Caleeb.
Has West Indian, African American, Portuguese-Jewish and Creole ancestry.
She was crowned Miss Maryland in a beauty pageant in 1988.
Published her book "Girls Hold Up This World" in 2004.
Founded the Will and Jada Smith Family Foundation.
Formed the metal band "Wicked Wisdom" (2002), she was a singer and songwriter.
Good friends with Canadian actress Carrie-Anne Moss.
Created her own fashion label "Maja" in 1994.
Has production company "Overbrook Entertainment", with her husband Will Smith.
Lives in Malibu, California, United States.
She dated August Alsina (2017-2019), Grant Hill (1992-1995), Wesley Snipes (1990-1991) and Tupac Shakur (1986-1989).
She married actor Will Smith in 1997, they have a son, Jaden and a daughter, Willow.