Jada Pinkett Smith

Jada Pinkett Smith is an actress, producer, and singer-songwriter. She got her big break in 1991 when she landed the role of Lena James on the NBC sitcom, A Different World. Since then, she has starred in various films, including The Nutty Professor, Set It Off, Jason's Lyric, The Matrix Reloaded, and Girls Trip. She co-hosts the Emmy-winning Facebook Watch series, Red Table Talk, with her mother, Adrienne Banfield-Norris, and her daughter, Willow Smith. She is also the co-founder of Westbrook Inc., an entertainment company she started with husband and actor Will Smith.
Jada Pinkett Smith
Full Name
Jada Koren Pinkett Smith
Baltimore, MD
Notable Projects
Red Table Talk


Why is Jada Pinkett Smith bald?

Jada Pinkett Smith revealed in 2018 that she was diagnosed with alopecia. The actress often wore turbans and head wraps to combat her hair loss. However, in July 2021, she revealed her newly-shaved head on Instagram. Pinkett Smith was inspired by her daughter, Willow, who first shaved her hair off in 2012 when she was 11 years old.

Is Jada Pinkett Smith still married to Will Smith?

Yes, Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith are still married. The couple has previously revealed that they were temporary separated and Pinkett Smith had an "entanglement" with singer August Alsina.

Who is Jada Pinkett Smith’s mother?

Jada Pinkett Smith's mom is Adrienne Banfield-Norris. She is the co-host of 'Red Table Talk' and has appeared in the comedy 'Bad Moms' as herself in 2016. She previously worked as a head nurse in Baltimore and has been open about her past struggles with addiction.

Most Recent

Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran Visits Red Table Talk to Share the Shocking Moment She Was 'Hit by a Scammer'
Red Table Talk hosts Jada Pinkett Smith, Willow Smith and Adrienne Banfield-Norris are talking with real-life fraud victims and experts to help viewers protect their money and their identity
Red Table Talk Episode Addresses White Supremacy-Fueled Hate Crimes: 'Something Is Not Normal'
The most recent data shows a significant increase in hate crimes in the U.S.
Former Neo-Nazi Group Leader Sits Down with Jada Pinkett Smith After a 'Lot of Years Spewing Hate'
"You feel really stupid, ignorant, and then you want to figure out 'How can I fix this?' " Jeff Schoep said of leaving his a Neo-Nazi group while appearing on Red Table Talk
Tyler Perry Recalls 'Devastated' Will Smith Moments After Oscars Slap: 'He Couldn't Believe He Did It'
Tyler Perry recalls the Oscars incident for the first time, explaining that he was "deescalating" — not "comforting" — Will Smith in the moments after the actor hit Chris Rock onstage
Queen Latifah Recalls Being Told She's in the 'Category of Obesity': 'It Pissed Me Off'
The actress talked about her work towards ending the stigma around obesity on Red Table Talk
Vivica A. Fox Emotionally Reacts to Jada Pinkett Smith's 'Self-Righteous' Remarks About Oscars Slap
Vivica A. Fox said Jada Pinkett Smith took “no accountability” while discussing her husband Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars

More Jada Pinkett Smith

Jada Pinkett Smith Says She Struggles with How Her Alopecia 'Comes and Goes': 'It's Stressful'
Speaking about her condition for the first time since the Oscars, Pinkett Smith dedicated an episode of Red Table Talk to the sufferers of alopecia and their families
Jada Pinkett Smith Addresses 2022 Oscars on RTT: My 'Hope' Is That Will Smith, Chris Rock 'Reconcile'
"With the state of the world today, we need 'em both," Jada Pinkett Smith said on Wednesday's Red Table Talk of husband Will Smith and Chris Rock
Will Smith Speaks About 'Pain' in New David Letterman Special Recorded Before Oscars Slap

"Life is so exciting to me right now because I can reach people differently than I've ever been able to reach people, largely because of my pain," he said at the time