Jada Pinkett Smith is a well-known American actress who started her career by appearing in ‘True Colors’. She is also a businesswoman, dancer, singer, and songwriter. As a singer, she created the band called ‘Wicket Wisdom’. Pinkett Smith has appeared in many films and television shows in her career. let’s have a close look on Jada Pinkett Smith’s net worth as of 2018.
Jada Koren Pinkett Smith was born on September 18, 1971, in Baltimore, Maryland to her parents Robsol Pinkett, Jr. and Adrienne Banfield-Jones.
She went to Baltimore School for the Arts and then later attended North Carolina School of the Arts. Pinkett Smith has also taken lessons in ballet, tap dance, and piano.
In December 1997, Jada Pinkett Smith got married to actor Will Smith. The couple has two children named Willow and Jaden, who are both in the entertainment industry. Both her children are homeschooled. She also has a stepson named Trey Smith, who is Will Smith’s son from his previous marriage.
Jada Pinkett Smith currently resides with her family in Malibu in a 27,000 square foot home. She is the co-founder of ‘Jada Smith Family Foundation’ and has donated millions to various charities.
Jada Pinkett Smith started her career by appearing in an episode of ‘True Colors’ in 1990. In the same year, she went on to appear in the television movie ‘Moe’s World’. She has also guest-appeared in the television series ‘21 Jump Street’ and ‘Doogie Howser, M.D.’.
In 1991, Pinkett Smith became a cast member of ‘A Different World’. She has appeared in the lead role of ‘Hawthorne’ in 2009. She has then regularly appeared in ‘Gotham’.
She made her film debut by appearing in the 1993 movie ‘Menace II Society’. In 1994, she was seen in the film ‘The Inkwell’. In the same year, she was seen as Lyric in ‘Jason’s Lyric’. Her other film roles include ‘Demon Knight’, ‘The Nutty Professor’, ‘Scream 2’, ‘Return to Paradise’, ‘Bamboozled’, ‘The Matrix Reloaded’, ‘The Matrix Revolutions’, ‘Magic Mike XXL’, ‘Bad Moms’, and ‘Girls Trip’.
Jada Pinkett Smith has also lent her voice in the films ‘Princess Mononoke’, and ‘Enter the Matrix’ (which is also a video game). She has successfully voiced as “Gloria” in the Madagascar film series.
She is also the owner of the music company called ‘100% Womon Productions’. In 1994, she launched her own fashion label known as ‘Maja’. She has also helped to create the UPN TV series ‘All of Us’.
Awards & Nominations
In 2015, Jada Pinkett Smith was nominated in the People’s Choice Awards. She has won four NAACP Image Awards from nine nominations. She has also won two Black Reel Awards. In 1998, she won the Blockbuster Entertainment Award and has also won the 2003 Teen Choice Awards. She has won the 2005 BET Comedy Award for the animated film ‘Madagascar’.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings
Jada Pinkett Smith has an estimated net worth of more than $20 million. She made this fortune through her acting career. Part of this wealth also comes by venturing into another profession. She has invested $10 million in Lisa Price’s beauty products called ‘Carol’s Daughter’. Along with her husband, she is a shareholder in ‘Philadelphia 76ers’.
Jada Pinkett Smith is considered one of the most popular actresses in the world. She has lent her voice in all the Madagascar film franchise. She is a popular fashion icon along with her husband Will Smith. She comes from one of the celebrity families, where the entire family is in the show business. She has also made contributions to various charities and has donated $1 million in 2006 to Baltimore School of Arts.