Happy Birthday Jada Pinkett Smith! Today, September 18, we are celebrating American actress, singer, songwriter, TV Host, and businesswoman, Jada as she marks the age of 49. In doing so, let’s take a look at her epic career, movies, and music.
Jada Pinkett Smith was born in Baltimore in 1971 to an African-American father, Robsol Pinkett Jr., and a Jamaican and Barbadian mother, Adrienne Banfield-Jones. Jada’s parents separated very early on in their marriage and she was raised by her mother, affectionately called Gammy by Willow and Jada.
Her introduction into the performing arts was by her grandmother who noticed her passion for the arts. For her mother, Jada said, “she understood what I wanted and never stood in my way.” Jada attended the Baltimore School for the Arts where she reportedly met and dated famous rapper, Tupac…