Jada Pinkett Smith Net Worth: $60 Million (approx.)
Jada Pinkett Smith net worth is around $60 million. Jada Pinkett Smith is a famous American actress, producer, director, singer, author, businesswoman.
Jada Pinkett Smith net worth 2023:
Jada Pinkett Smith net worth is around $60 million. A large portion of Jada Pinkett Smith’s net worth derives from her marriage to who has been one of the highest-paid actors of the last two decades. Jada Pinkett Smith earned wealth through a number of careers, in film, TV, music, fashion and as a writer of children’s books.
Jada Pinkett Smith House:
Will and Jada Pinkett Smith own around 10 properties in the United States. Here’s a brief breakdown of their most notable current and former properties:
In 1999 Will and Jada Pinkett Smith spent $7.5 million to acquire a 100-acre property between Malibu and Calabasas, California hills. In the last few years, they bought many nearby parcels to string together 150-acres of contiguous land.
The property includes a 20,000 square-foot main house, several guest houses, a private lake, a horse riding ring, equestrian trails, stables, tennis courts and much more. They designed the property in a Santa Fe style after being impressed with Gene Hackman’s Santa Fe home.
They actually hired Hackman’s Santa Fe architect for the project which took years to start due to environmental concerns and permit restrictions. Today this property alone is likely worth $50 – $70 million.
In 2017 Will and Jada Pinkett Smith sold their 7-acre oceanfront compound in Kauai for $12 million. Will and Jada bought the multi-home property in 2015 for $10 million. In 2011 they sold a different oceanfront Hawaiian property on 7-acres for $20 million to Ekaterina Rybolovlev for $20 million.
Jada Pinkett Smith Biography:
Jada Pinkett Smith was born in Baltimore, Maryland on 18 September, 1971, to Adrienne Bandfield-Jones, a nurse, and Rosbol Pinkett Jr, who ran a construction company.
Her mother had Jada Pinkett Smith when she was still in high school, and the couple married but quickly soon after, leaving Adrienne to raise Jada with just the help of her mother, Marion Martin Banfield.
Jada Pinkett Smith’s grandmother quickly noticed Jada’s aptitude for performing, and enrolled her in piano and dance lessons. Jada Pinkett Smith attended the Baltimore School for the Arts where she majored in dance and theater. Jada Pinkett Smith graduated in 1989. While at this school, one of Jada’s classmates was future rap star Tupac Shakur. The two would become lifelong friends until his tragic death.
Jada Pinkett Smith Movies Career:
After shiftomg to Los Angeles in the early ’90s, Jada Pinkett Smith started to get a series of small parts of television shows like “True Colors”, “Doogie Howser MD” and “21 Jump Street”. Jada soon landed a more recurring role over 36 episodes of the sitcom “A Different World”. Jada Pinkett Smith big film break came in 1993’s “Menace II Society”.
Jada Pinkett Smith acted with Keenen Ivory Wayans in “A Low Down Dirty Shame” in 1994, and her performance gaver her positive reviews. In 1994, Jada Pinkett Smith starred in romantic drama “Jason’s Lyrics”, and in 1995 played a convict in Demon Knight. Roger Ebert praised the chemistry between Pinkett Smith and her co-star Allen Payne.
Jada Pinkett Smith’s big breakthrough was in 1996 when she starred with Eddie Murphy in the 1996 remake of “The Nutty Professor”, in which she essayed his love interest.
The film earned more than $274 million worldwide, making it a huge commercial success. “The Nutty Professor” began what became a very successful and lucrative career for Jada, starring in films such as “Kingdom Come”, a cameo in “Scream 2”, and two installments of hugely successful and popular “The Matrix” series.
In 2010 Jada Pinkett Smith won an Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series for “Hawthorne” which she starred in as Christina Hawthorne from 2009 to 2011. Beginning in 2014 she starred as Fish Mooney in the television series “Gotham”. Jada Pinkett Smith voiced the role of Gloria in the animated “Madagascar” film series. Beginning in 2018, Jada has starred in the Facebook Watch series “Red Table Talk”.
Jada Pinkett Smith Business Ventures:
Jada Pinkett Smith, under the stage name Jada Koren, has also been a singer and songwriter for the metal band Wicked Wisdom. They released a self-titled debut album in 2006. Wicked Wisdom got a slot as an opener for Britney Spears’ 2004 Onyx Hotel. They opened for Spears for eight dates in the spring of 2004, during the European leg of the tour.
The band also played at Ozzfest in 2005. Jada Pinkett Smith also owns a music production company, 100% Women, and a clothing line, Maja. Jada Pinkett Smith published a children’s book, “Girls Hold Up This World”, in 2004. Jada Pinkett Smith also works as a spokesperson for the beauty line Carol’s Daughter.
Jada Pinkett Smith Children:
Jada Pinkett Smith met her future husband, actor Will Smith, while visiting the set of his ’90s sitcom “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”. Jada Pinkett Smith auditioned for the role of his character’s girlfriend, Lisa Wilkes. The role went to Nia Long instead, as Jada was considered “too short” to play it.
Will and Jada Pinkett Smith started dating in 1995 and were married in 1997. Today Will and Jada Pinkett Smith have two children, Jaden Smith and Willow Smith, both of whom have developed successful careers in the entertainment industry. Jada is also the stepmother to Trey Smith, who is Will’s son from a former marriage.
In July 2019, Jada Pinkett Smith admitted to being in a romantic relationship with singer August Alsina while she and Will were separated in 2016.
Jada Pinkett Smith Philanthropy:
The Pinkett Smiths created charity Will and Jada Smith Family Foundation in 2005, which focuses on supporting youth and their families in urban cities. The charity was awarded the David Angell Humanitarian Award in 2006. The family and the Foundation have supported numerous charities and causes over the last several years. Smiths donated $2,000 to the Hollywood Education and Literacy Program, which is Scientology’s basis for homeschooling.