15 Things You Didn't Know About Jada Pinkett Smith

She's a dynamic force; a unique combo of beauty and cunning.

15 Things You Didn't Know About Jada Pinkett Smith

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15 Things You Didn't Know About Jada Pinkett Smith - We've seen Jada blossom into a phenomenal actress, mother and role model right before our eyes. Her spirit has captured our attention and her skills have made us want to know more about the women behind the characters she plays. Well, here are a few facts you may not have known. (Photo: Mark Davis/Getty Images)


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Higher Learning - She attended Baltimore's School of Arts at the same time as Tupac Shakur. They became close friends there. (Photo: WENN)

Ain't Nothing Funny

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Ain't Nothing Funny - It's worth noting that both Will and Jada were cast in DC Comics projects, Will as Deadshot in the film Suicide Squad and Jada as Fish Mooney in the TV series Gotham. (Photo: Michael Lavine/FOX)

Only Live Once

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Only Live Once - She reportedly said that when she turns 60 and leaves the red carpet, she'd like to get a full sleeve tattoo. (Photo: NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

The Back Shot  - Star Power Celebrant Jada Pinkett Smith shows off her stunning figure in her open-back knee-length white dress and sparkling metallic Louboutins.  (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Chilling With No Makeup On - We saw her recently smash on the Black Girls Rock! red carpet, but her go-to outfit is a pair of black sweats and crisp white sneaks. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

The Real Jada

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The Real Jada - Her middle name is Koren. (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Just What the Executive Producer Ordered

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Just What the Executive Producer Ordered - She was the executive producer of the TV series Hawthorne. (Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Michael Kors)

Mother Nature

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Mother Nature - According to Will, Jada has an uncanny love for animals. In fact, among the many animals the she and her family have are three pet red-tail boa constrictors named Beauty, Logic and Passion. (Photo: Cindy Ord/Getty Images)

Creating Something New

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Creating Something New - Jada wrote and helped create film short spin-offs of I Am Legend. (Photo: Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images)

Total Ham

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Total Ham - Jada told US Weekly that she "[finds] fame to be quite unnatural. Humans are not built for extreme adoration." (Photo: Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images)

The Prettiest Lady of All

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The Prettiest Lady of All - Jada's an esteemed member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (Photo: Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images for Gucci)

Respect for All

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Respect for All - Jada contemplated going back to school to study religion, once saying, "I love religion and have contemplated going back to school to get a world religion degree." (Photo: Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for Equality Now)

Know Thy Self

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Know Thy Self - Wonder why the actress is so in tune with herself? She has 40+ filled journals. (Photo: David Buchan/Getty Images for Westfield)

Woman About Her Business

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Woman About Her Business - Jada helped to produce a Broadway play you may or may not know of called Fela!. (Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Who She Be

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Who She Be - Her maternal grandfather was from Barbados and her maternal grandmother's parents were from Jamaica. (Photo: Ben Gabbe/Getty Images)

Bow Down

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Bow Down - Jada was crowned Miss Maryland in 1988.(Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz)