Jada Pinkett Smith

Jada Pinkett Smith

  • Born on
    • September 18th, 1971
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.


Acting (35 Credits)

2021The Matrix 4 as Niobe
2019Angel Has Fallen as Agent Thompson
2017Girls Trip as Lisa Cooper
2016Bad Moms as Stacy
2015Magic Mike XXL as Rome
2013Madly Madagascar as Gloria (voice)
2012Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted as Gloria (voice)
2012Men in Black 3 as Party Guest (uncredited)
2009Merry Madagascar as Gloria
2009Hawthorne as Christina Hawthorne
2009Merry Madagascar as Gloria
2008Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa as Gloria (voice)
2008The Women as Alex Fisher
2008The Human Contract as Rita
2007Reign Over Me as Janeane Johnson
2005Madagascar as Gloria (voice)
2004Collateral as Annie Farrell
2003The Matrix Reloaded as Niobe
2003The Matrix Revolutions as Niobe
2001Kingdom Come as Charisse Slocumb
2001Ali as Sonji Roi
2000Bamboozled as Sloan Hopkins
1998Woo as Woo
1998Return to Paradise as M.J. Major
1998Welcome to Hollywood as Jada Pinkett Smith
1997Scream 2 as Maureen Evans
1996Set It Off as Stony
1996The Nutty Professor as Carla Purty
1996If These Walls Could Talk as Patti
1995Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight as Jeryline
1994Jason's Lyric as Lyric
1994A Low Down Dirty Shame as Peaches
1994The Inkwell as Lauren Kelly
1993Menace II Society as Ronnie
1987A Different World as Lena James

Director (1 Credits)


Writer (1 Credits)


Herself (2 Credits)

2020Showbiz Kids as Self
2013David Blaine: Real or Magic as Herself


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