Jada Pinkett Smith

Jada Pinkett Smith

 

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Jada Koren Pinkett Smith (sometimes spelled Pinkett-Smith) (/ˌdə ˌpɪŋkɪt ˈsmɪθ/; née Pinkett; born September 18, 1971)[1] is an American actress, dancer, 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.

She has been married to actor Will Smith since 1997. They have two children, Jaden and Willow.

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Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
 
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted is a 2012 American 3D computer-animated comedy film, produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures.1 It is the third installment of the Madagascar series and the sequel to Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008).
Scream 2
 
Scream 2 is a 1997 American slasher film directed by Wes Craven and written by Kevin Williamson.
Magic Mike XXL
 
Magic Mike XXL is a 2015 American comedy-drama film directed by Gregory Jacobs, written by Reid Carolin and starring Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer, Kevin Nash and Joe Manganiello.
The Matrix Reloaded
 
The Matrix Reloaded is a 2003 American-Australian science fiction action film, the first sequel to The Matrix, and the second installment in The Matrix trilogy, written and directed by The Wachowski Brothers.

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A$AP Rocky Asked Me to Make His Birthday Cake
  –  December 3, 2017
Before the A$AP Mob cake, I did a cake for Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith for The One Show a couple of years ago, and before that we had quite a few high profile customers come in, like Keira Knightly and Hugh Grant. There was also an order for Tom ...
Win a copy of Girls Trip in this week’s DVD competition
  –  December 3, 2017
Out on DVD and starring Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah, the comedy sees them unleash their wild sides as they dance, drink and romance their way through the New Orleans festival.
Tyrese Skips Custody Hearing Where Ex-Wife Calls for Mental Evaluation
  –  December 3, 2017
Three days later, after clearing up that he was all right, he claimed Will and Jada Pinkett Smith had sent him $5 million dollars to “keep us afloat.” It wasn’t true, sources told TMZ. But things took a turn Monday, Nov. 13 when Gibson explained he ...
Tyrese Says Will And Jada Paid Him $5 Million To Stay Off Social Media
  –  December 3, 2017
And this time around, he’s dragging Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith into his nonsense. On Saturday, the Fast and Furious actor took to Instagram to let everyone know that he’d recently been on the phone with “Actresss” Jada Pinkett-Smith.
From Meghan Markle and Prince Harry to Victoria and David Beckham: How These Celebrity Couples First Fell in Love
  –  December 3, 2017
“I think it was about three days in I knew she was the one,” he said. Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith met in 1994, when she auditioned to play his girlfriend in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. She didn’t get the role, which went to Nia Long, but she did ...
Jada Pinkett Smith, Chrissy Metz & Nicole Richie Kick Off the Holidays at Jingle Ball!
  –  December 2, 2017
Jada Pinkett Smith looked ready for the holiday season at Jingle Ball! The 46-year-old actress stepped out at 102.7 KIIS FM‘s annual holiday concert, presented by Capitol One, on Friday night (December 1) at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif.
Fashion Flashback: Jada Pinkett Smith Remembers Bare Midriffs and Bold Colors for Oscar Night
  –  December 1, 2017
Through her character in “Girls Trip,” Jada Pinkett Smith got to show a side of herself that audiences hadn’t seen. “I really related to Lisa because she’s a mother [whose] motherhood becomes her life,” says Pinkett Smith. “I know what that ...
The Definitive Ranking of Celebrity Sixers Fans
  –  December 1, 2017
5) Will Smith & Jada Pinkett Smith (minority owners, Philadelphia 76ers): You don't buy a portion of any team unless you're a fan, and the Smiths have been part of the Sixers' ownership group ever since Josh Harris purchased the team in 2011. Mr. Smith isn ...
Tiffany Haddish, unlikely Oscar contender
  –  December 1, 2017
Starring heavy-hitter actresses like Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith and Regina Hall, it was newcomer Tiffany Haddish who stole the show, making her the breakout film star of 2017. Markette Sheppard is host of Great Day Washington and your resident "Mom ...
Jaden Smith Is Dating Jewish Actress Odessa Adlon
  –  December 1, 2017
Jaden Smith, the 19 year-old son of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith, distinguished himself at an early age as one of our culture’s most eclectic interview subjects. Actress Pamela Adlon’s daughter, the 18 year-old Odessa Adlon, has guest-starred on ...
Billy Dee Williams, Omari Hardwick, Tiffany Haddish Named 2018 ABFF Honors Recipients
  –  November 30, 2017
Haddish starred in Universal’s hit summer movie, Girls Trip, alongside Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah and Regina Hall. She will next be seen starring with Tracy Morgan in the new TBS show, The Last O.G and just wrapped production on Universal’s ...
Kehlani's 10 Best Songs: Critic's Picks
  –  November 30, 2017
Throughout the song, Lani carries on the tributes to her influences by saluting “Jada in her prime” – referencing actress Jada Pinkett-Smith – and R&B singer Musiq Soulchild as she advises her lover not to be scared to take a risk with her before ...
What 15 huge stars looked like at the beginning of their careers
  –  November 30, 2017
Smith is not the only talented member of his family. His wife Jada Pinkett Smith starred in "Girls' Trip," which was a breakout hit of the summer, and their two children are famous in their own right. Willow, his daughter, had her own musical success with ...
"She's Gotta Have It" Is Spike Lee At His Lecturing Worst
  –  November 30, 2017
Various untenable plot hijinks ensue and by film’s end, Jada Pinkett Smith, who plays Wayans’ secretary, is holding Wayans at gunpoint as a reel of classic blackface scenes play on a monitor. “I want you to look at this shit,” she says, pointing at ...
Willow Smith Says Growing Up With Famous Parents Was 'Absolutely Terrible'—What Do You Think?
  –  November 30, 2017
But according to Willow Smith, the 17-year-old daughter of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, growing up in the public eye is "absolutely terrible." In a recent interview with Girlgaze, Willow opened up about what it was like to spend her teenage years in ...
Taylor Made goes viral: Jennifer Lopez gives boost to Cardinal Ritter, Lindenwood grad’s bling business
  –  November 30, 2017
Celebrity manicurist Elle Gerstein was responsible for Taylor Made getting in the hands of J-Lo. Gerstein, who has also worked with Jada Pinkett Smith and Emma Stone, reached out to Moore on her Taylor Made Instagram account to inquire about getting the ...
Tyrese Claims Medication Made Him Lie About Wife's Pregnancy
  –  November 30, 2017
Let’s move on shall we? #DaddyDaughterSeason #Capricorn A post shared by TYRESE (@tyrese) on Nov 27, 2017 at 11:36pm PST Tyrese also cleared the air about Will and Jada Pinkett Smith lending him millions to cover legal bills, adding that he's "apologized ...
Tyrese Claims Depression Medication Made Him Tell All Those Lies
  –  November 29, 2017
Previous to the Winnie post, Tyrese pretty much confessed that he lied when he said his wife is pregnant, that he is broke, and that Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith had promised to send him $5 million. Continuing, “I’ve already mentioned that ...
Tyrese Gibson Blames Pregnancy Lie on Medication
  –  November 29, 2017
He went on to insist he wasn’t having any financial difficulties, an issue he had also discussed publicly while taking the prescription drugs, and revealed he had apologized profusely to pals Will and Jada Pinkett Smith after falsely declaring they had ...
Tyrese Gibson admits lying throughout his epic meltdown
  –  November 29, 2017
The Fast and Furious actor claimed he was in financial dire straits, his wife was pregnant and that Will and Jada Pinkett Smith had lent him US$5 million - but now admits those claims were all false. Tyrese Gibson suffers meltdown, says he'll quit Fast and ...
Tyrese: I Lied About My Wife Being Pregnant
  –  November 28, 2017
Ty also said that Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith gave him $5 million to focus of his kid's trial and stay off of social media. But, we learned that this was a lie. Now, Tyrese is coming clean about everything. In an IG post that was published early this ...
Tyrese Blames Recent Social Media Rants on Medication
  –  November 28, 2017
In the post, he shut down rumors that his wife, Samantha, is pregnant, that he is broke, and that Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith had sent him $5 million. “A few weeks back while stressed and of course as I embarrassingly spoke on this.. I was advised ...
Jada Pinkett Smith: My kids are my 'saving grace'
  –  November 24, 2017
The 46-year-old actress has 19-year-old son Jaden and 17-year-old daughter Willow with her husband Will Smith, and has admitted she thinks of her brood as her "greatest contribution to the planet", as well as crediting the teenagers with being her "joy".
Jada Pinkett Smith was glad to wet herself in Girls Trip
  –  November 24, 2017
Jada Pinkett Smith was convinced to star in comedy film 'Girls Trip' when she saw in the script there was a scene which required her to wet herself. The 46-year-old actress stars as Lisa Cooper in Malcolm D. Lee's comedy movie which sees her team up with ...
Will And Jada Pinkett-Smith Did Not Give Tyrese $5 Million, Actor Says He’s Broke
  –  November 23, 2017
Another day, another set of Tyrese social media antics. After Tyrese told the world that Will and Jada swooped in to give him $5 million to stay off social media and pay his child custody case legal fees, sources close to the power couple are debunking his ...
Tyrese Gibson apologizes for putting Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith on blast
  –  November 21, 2017
After publicly claiming that Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith had promised him $5 million to "help keep [him] afloat" during his legal and personal drama, Gibson is now apologizing to the Smiths, saying the meds made him do it. "Me and Jada exchanged text ...
A goddess in green! Jada Pinkett Smith dazzles in a beaded emerald silk dress at the Paris premiere of Girls Trip
  –  November 20, 2017
It was a massive box office smash when it opened in America this summer. And Jada Pinkett Smith looked thrilled to be premiering her comedy, Girls Trip, at UGC Ciné Cité Bercy in Paris, France, on Monday evening. The actress, 46, one of the movie's four ...
Tyrese Reveals He Received $5 Million From Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith to Stay Afloat
  –  November 6, 2017
A little while back, Tyrese said his famous friends hadn't offered any help as he engaged in a lengthy and expensive courtroom battle against his ex-wife Norma Gibson, who's gotten a restraining order against the singer and prevented him from seeing their ...

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