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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 oppositeEddie 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.

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Sep 18, 1971 In Baltimore - Maryland - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Inkwell 1994-04-22
Latest Project:
Movie Girls Trip 2017-07-21
Known For
Poster of Gotham
Poster of VH1 Rock Honors
Movie Girls Trip Lisa Cooper 2017-07-21
Movie Bad Moms Stacy 2016-07-28
Movie Magic Mike XXL Rome 2015-07-01
tv Gotham Fish Mooney 2014-09-22
Movie David Blaine: Real or Magic Herself 2013-11-19
Movie Madly Madagascar Gloria (voice) 2013-01-29
Movie Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Gloria (voice) 2012-06-06
Movie Merry Madagascar Gloria 2009-11-16
tv Hawthorne Christina Hawthorne 2009-06-16
tv Skavlan Guest 2009-01-16
Movie Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Gloria (voice) 2008-10-30
Movie The Women Alex Fisher 2008-09-12
Movie The Human Contract 2008-09-12
Movie Reign Over Me Janeane Johnson 2007-03-23
tv The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
tv VH1 Rock Honors Unknown 2006-05-31
Movie Ozzfest 10th Anniversary Herself 2005-11-22
Movie Madagascar Gloria 2005-05-25
Movie Collateral Annie 2004-08-04
Movie The Matrix Revolutions Niobe 2003-11-05
Movie The Matrix Reloaded Niobe 2003-05-15
Movie Maniac Magee Narrator 2003-02-23
tv Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Ali Sonji 2001-12-11
tv BET Awards Unknown 2001-06-19
Movie Kingdom Come Charisse Slocumb 2001-04-11
Movie Bamboozled Sloan Hopkins 2000-10-06
Movie Behind the 'Scream' Herself 2000-09-26
tv The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie Welcome to Hollywood Jada Pinkett Smith 1998-10-01
Movie Jason's Lyric Lyric 1994-09-28
Movie The Inkwell Lauren Kelly 1994-04-22