Jada Pinkett Smith Net Worth $20 Million
Before Jada Pinkett was married to the famous entertainer Will Smith, she had an illustrious career of her own. She has a net worth of $20 million. She delved into the field of acting and singing-song writing in order to accumulate a fortune that large. The actress started off her career in the sitcom True Colors.
Although the sitcom was short lived and Jada only had a guest appearance in that role, it paved the way for Jada to star in future roles. Bill Cosby noticed her talents and cast her in his movie A Different World. After that, there was a movie galore with roles in The Nutty Professor, Set It Off, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions, and Madagascar etc.
Many people thought she was out of her depth when she became associated with the metal band Wicked Wisdom in 2002 where she sang and wrote the songs. The act did turn out to be successful. Wanting to prove her worth elsewhere, Jada also created her own Production Company and wrote a book which was published in 2004.
Jada Pinkett found her love in Will Smith and tied the knot with her beau in 1997. They met for the first time during the auditions of the TV show The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Since then, the 2 of them have become proud parents to actor Jaden Smith and singer Willow Smith.The couple has not turned their backs on the society after making it big.
They are the brains behind the Will and Jada Smith Family Foundation. The foundation caters to the needs of the inner city youth and provides family support to the underprivileged. The actress is known to be of West Indian, African, Creole, Portuguese descent. Her father ran a construction company whereas her mother served sick patients as the head nurse of a clinic in Baltimore.