Jada Pinkett Smith is an American actress, producer, director, author, singer-songwriter and businesswoman. Jada Pinkett Smith 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.
Jada Pinkett Smith has appeared in more than 20 films in a variety of genres, including Scream 2, Ali, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions, Madagascar and Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa. Pinkett Smith launched her music career in 2007, when she helped create the metal rock band Wicked Wisdom.
In 1997 Jada Pinkett married rapper and actor Will Smith. They have two children, Jaden and Willow. She is the stepmother to Will`s son from a previous marriage. Together, the couple have founded the Will and Jada Smith Family Foundation, a charity organization which focuses on urban inner city youth and family support.