9 Things You Didn’t Know About Jada Pinkett Smith
Jada Pinkett Smith really can do it all! She is an actress, a singer-songwriter, businesswoman, not too mention an amazing wife and mother to a whole family engaged in the entertainment industry. Despite her lengthy and prominent career, not too mention her highly publicized marriage, Jada is known for being extremely private, which makes her even more intriguing to fans. As a celebrity, fans know a lot about her, but there is a lot more to the stunning star than many know. Here are 9 things you never knew about Jada Pinkett Smith.
9. Wicked Wisdom
She may be an actress, and the wife of Will Smith, but Jada Pinkett Smith is also a heavy metal rocker. Under the name Jada Koren, the pint-sized powerhouse started up her own metal band called Wicked Wisdom in 2002. She performed the lead vocals, Pocket Horne was guitar and vocals, Cameron “Wirm” Graves was on guitar, keyboard and vocals, and Rio provided bass and vocals. They debuted their first album in 2006, and two years before had a slot in one of the highest-profile tours of 2004: Britney Spears’ Onyx Hotel Tour. Then in 2005, Sharon Osbourne heard the band play in L.A. and later that year the band was added to 2005’s Ozzfest.
8. Early Life
Jada Koren Pinkett was born in Baltimore, Maryland on September 18, 1971 to Adrienne Banfield-Jones and Robsol Pinkett Jr. Her mother became pregnant with Jada when she was still in high school, and although the two married, they got divorced only after a few months of marriage. As a result of the split Jada was primarily raised by her mother and her grandmother, and it was her grandmother, Marion, who noticed Jada’s interest in performing and enrolled her in piano, tap dance and ballet lessons. In 1988, Jada Pinkett Smith was named Miss Maryland.
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