Jada Koren Pinkett Smith ( ; born September 18, 1971) 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.
We don't back off obstacles and tough situations, we use them to make us stronger.
We all think there is a formula, but as long as we love our children, that's really the only solid thing I know that works across the board.
I just want pieces of the world - in reference to her career
|Full Name at Birth||Jada Koren Pinkett|
|Date of Birth||September 18, 1971|
|Birthplace||Baltimore, Maryland, USA|
|Height||5' (152 cm)|
|High School||Baltimore School for the Arts, Baltimore, Maryland, USA (1989)|
|University||North Carolina School for the Arts (dropped out)|
|Occupation||Actress, Producer, Director, Author, Singer, Songwriter, Businesswoman|
|Claim to Fame||Carla Purty in The Nutty Professor|
|Father||Robsol Pinkett Jr.|
|Brother(s)||Caleeb Pinkett (half-brother) (actor/writer)|
|Other Family Members||Jaden Smith (son)Willow Smith (daughter)|
|Friends||Tupac Shakur, Carrie-Anne Moss|