Jada Pinkett Smith

Name in Native Language: "Jada Pinkett" (English/EN)
Actress / Singer-songwriter / Composer / Film Producer / Songwriter / Film Director / Writer / Voice Actress / Musician / Television Actress / Film Actress / Screenwriter / Businesswoman | * 09/18/1971 (48) | Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Jada Koren Pinkett Smith (born September 18, 1971) is an American actress, screenwriter, producer, talk show host, businesswoman, and an occasional singer-songwriter. She began her acting career in 1990, with a guest appearance on the short-lived sitcom True Colors, and subsequently starred in the television series A Different World (1991–1993). She made her feature film debut in Menace II Society (1993). Her breakthrough came opposite Eddie Murphy in The Nutty Professor (1996), and she has since starred in more than 20 feature films, including Set It Off (1996), Scream 2 (1997), Ali (2001), The Matrix Reloaded (2003), The Matrix Revolutions (2003), Collat..."> ()
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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 (1996). She starred in dramatic films such as Menace II Society (1993) and Set It Off (1996). 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. The couple founded the Will and Jada Smith Family Foundation, a charity organization which focuses on inner-city youth and family support and has worked with non-profit organizations like YouthBuild and the Lupus Foundation of America.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Jada Pinkett Smith

David Angell Humanitarian Award NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work – Children

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Movies with Jada Pinkett Smith as Actress(46)

as Niobe2022 The Matrix 4
as herself2020 Showbiz Kids
as FBI Agent Thompson2019 Angel Has Fallen
as Lisa Cooper2017 Girls Trip
as Stacy2016 Bad Moms
as Rome2015 Magic Mike XXL
as Gloria (voice)2013 Madly Madagascar
as Gloria2009 Merry Madagascar
as Rita2008 The Human Contract
as Alex Fisher2008 The Women
as Gloria (voice)2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
as Janeane Johnson2007 Reign Over Me
as Gloria (voice)2005 Madagascar
as Annie Farrell2004 Collateral
as Narrator2003 Maniac Magee
as Niobe2003 The Matrix Reloaded
as Charisse Slocumb2001 Kingdom Come
as Sonji2001 Ali
as Sloan Hopkins2000 Bamboozled
as herself2000 Behind the 'Scream'
as Woo1998 Woo
as M.J. Major1998 Return to Paradise
as herself1998 Welcome to Hollywood
as Maureen Evans1997 Scream 2
as Toki (English Disney Version)1997 Princess Mononoke
as Stony1996 Set It Off
as Carla Purty1996 The Nutty Professor
as Lauren Kelly1994 The Inkwell
as Lyric1994 Jason's Lyric
as Peaches1994 A Low Down Dirty Shame
as Ronnie1993 Menace II Society

TV Shows/Series with Jada Pinkett Smith as Actress(23)

Movies with Jada Pinkett Smith as Crew(11)

Production/Executive Producer2021 King Richard
Production/Producer2020 Charm City Kings
Production/Executive Producer2020 Charm City Kings
Production/Executive Producer2019 Hala
Production/Producer2014 Annie
Production/Producer2013 After Earth
Production/Executive Producer2012 Free Angela and All Political Prisoners
Production/Producer2010 The Karate Kid
Directing/Director2008 The Human Contract
Writing/Writer2008 The Human Contract
Production/Executive Producer2008 The Secret Life of Bees

TV Shows/Series with Jada Pinkett Smith as Crew(2)

Production/Producer2009 Hawthorne
Production/Executive Producer2003 All of Us

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Jada Koren Pinkett
Born: Saturday, 09/18 1971 (September) in Baltimore (current age: 48 years + 329 days)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Baltimore School for the Arts, University of North Carolina School of the Arts
Member of: Alpha Kappa Alpha
Represented by: Westbrook Entertainment, Westbrook Entertainment Japan
Spouses (current/former): Will Smith
Mother: Adrienne Pinkett
Other names for Jada Pinkett Smith (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Jada Pinkett"
"Jada Smith"
"제이다 핀켓 스미스"
"Jada Koren Pinkett"
Jada Pinkett Smith frequently works together with these people:
Will Smith (28x, Actor)
Tom McGrath (13x, Actor)
Vince Vaughn (11x, Actor)
Queen Latifah (11x, Actress)
Jessica Alba (10x, Actress)
Whoopi Goldberg (10x, Actress)
Tyra Banks (10x, Actress)
Eric Darnell (10x, Crew)
Ben McKenzie (9x, Actor)
Lana Wachowski (9x, Crew)
Amanda Bynes (9x, Actress)
Martin Short (9x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:561, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 08/06/2020