Inside Jada Pinkett Smiths incredible net worth she shares with husband Will

Jada Pinkett Smith has had a long career in the spotlight.

Since her early work on the likes of Bill Cosby's A Different World, to more successful roles in Collateral, Gotham and Bad Moms her career has had a broad range.

But her talents aren't limited to acting, and she has a number of other business ventures.

In addition to her accomplishments, her marriage to Will Smith also gains attention, as the two as particularly open about their sometimes troubled and rocky relationship.

More recently, she spoke publicly about their sex life and said: "That's why the accountability part really hit for me because I think you expect your partner to know [what you need], especially when it comes to sex.

"It's like, 'Well, if you love me, you should know. If you love me, you should read my mind.' That's a huge pitfall."

What is Jada Pinkett Smith's net worth?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Pinkett Smith is worth an estimated £42 million.

She has had a successful career in her own right, but it is estimated that a great deal of her fortune is due to her marriage with husband Will.

Will himself is one of the highest paid actors in the world. With a net worth of £295 million of his own, his films have grossed £6.3 billion at the global box office.

Jada's fortune is also down to acting projects, books she has authored and business projects.

Girls Hold Up This World, is a children's book written by Pinkett Smith in 2004.

The voice over for popular Madagascar character, Gloria, is also known for her philanthropy. In 2006, she donated the equivalent of £840,000 to her alma mater at the Baltimore School for the Arts, which was also attended by her friend, slain rapper Tupac Shakur, to whom the donation was in memory of.

From 2009, she was paid a reported $150,000 (£106,000) per episode for the TV series Hawthorne.

As well as other business ventures such as a lead singer for the metal band Wicked Wisdom and her own fashion label, the Smith's have their own production company that has produced several of the films that Will has starred in such as I Am Legend, King Richard and Hitch.

The couple's property investment is also a hugely significant factor in their combined net worth.

Celebrity Net Worth said: "In 1999 Will and Jada spent [£6.3 million] to acquire a stunning 100-acre property in the hills between Malibu and Calabasas, California. Over the next year they bought several nearby parcels to string together 150-acres of contiguous land.

The property features 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.

"Today this property alone is likely worth [£42-59 million]."

Inside her life, marriage and career

Jada was born in Baltimore in 1971 and it was her grandmother who is said to have first spotted her talent.

After early small-part appearances on various US TV shows early in her career from 1990, she gained a role on Bill Cosby's A Different World in 1991.

Her known roles are perhaps in the sequels to the 1999 hit The Matrix.

Her marriage to Will has often hit the headlines due to the nature an open relationship between the two.

The pair first met in 1990 when Jada auditioned for The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. After will divorced his first wife Sheree Zampino in 1995, they began dating and married in 1997.

They welcomed son Jaden in 1998 and daughter Willow in 2000.

Jada admitted to an affair with rapper and singer August Alsina in a public interview with her husband in 2020, where they discussed openly their marriage on her Red Table Talk show. Jada had the affair in 2016 when they were separated and Will has also said he has had extra-marital experiences.

Will, now 53, said to GQ : "Jada never believed in conventional marriage.

"Jada had family members that had an unconventional relationship. So she grew up in a way that was very different than how I grew up. There were significant endless discussions about, what is relational perfection?

"What is the perfect way to interact as a couple? And for the large part of our relationship, monogamy was what we chose, not thinking of monogamy as the only relational perfection."

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