Will and Jada's Love in Pictures

Will and Jada's Love in Pictures
ESSENCE.COM Nov, 07, 2008

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Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith met on the set of “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” in 1990. She was 19 years old.

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Jada says Will took her to Mexico for their first date.

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Will and Jada are ready for battle with Will’s eldest son Trey at the premiere of the blockbuster hit “Independence Day” in 1996, a year before getting married.

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At the 1998 premiere of Jada’s film “Woo,” hubby Will is on hand to lend his support and a sweet kiss for his pregnant wife.

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The dynamic duo are ready to party after Will’s Grammy win in 1999 for “Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It.”

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Will and Jada are in a world of their own at a promotional event for her film “The Matrix Reloaded.”

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“Even our relationship has gone through bad times,” Jada has said in an interview. “But if you can survive them, you’ll have an even deeper connection.”

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“The most important aspect of our relationship is that we continue to grow together—you have to be willing to take journeys with your partner,” says Jada.

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The Smith clan with Jaden and daughter Willow arrive at the premiere of “Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa.”

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“I don’t think I’d be the woman I am today without [Will’s] love and vision,” said Jada.

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Jada stands by her man at the premiere of “The Pursuit of Happyness.”

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Will celebrates his Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role for “The Pursuit of Happyness” with Jada and son and costar in the film Jaden.

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Will, Jada and Jaden join an Oscars after party with the best of Hollywood.

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Will surprises Jada during a performance by her band Wicked Wisdom in 2004.

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Will and Jada make such a handsome couple.

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Jada once recalled a time where she jumped off a roof in Jamaica, screaming, ‘I love you, Will!"

“He tried his best to stay mad but he couldn’t. He cracked up," she said.

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After all these years together, Will and Jada still only have eyes for each other at the premiere of “Kingdom Come.”

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Jada Pinkett and Will Smith arrive at the First Annual ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon, at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

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Our girl Jada loves to switch up her hairstyles. Her versatile styles keep things fresh and we’re sure Will loves when she remixes her look.

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Will and Jada have a fashion sense that is both unique, yet complimentary. Whenever we see these two, they are a picture-perfect pair.

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“I anchored [Will’s] life in a way that allowed him to expand,” said Jada. “I gave him the confidence to be what he always envisioned himself to be.”

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Jada accompanies Will at the Hollywood premiere of his 2008 summer action flick “Hancock.”

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Will and Jada sit with their daughter Willow as they await the start of the Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony at the City Hall in Oslo.

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Jada and Will host the Nobel Peace Prize concert with Jaden and Willow in Oslo, Norway where President Barack Obama won.

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Will and Jada look absolutely ravishing attending the Nobel Banquet in Norway. These two always make an impressive pair when attending international events by each other’s side.

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Will and Jada stand alongside Jaden Smith, Jackie Chan and Willow Smith at ‘The Karate Kid’ premiere in Madrid, Spain.

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Hollywood’s favorite couple can’t keep their eyes off of each other. “In order to have a good relationship, you’ve got to give yourself. There’s so much beauty in having that vulnerability,” said Will about his relationship with his wife.

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Will and Jada are very supportive parents that are heavily involved in their children’s careers. They came to support their son Jaden Smith at the premier of “The Karate Kid” along with Jaden’s siblings Trey and Willow.

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Despite the constant glare of paparazzi cameras, these two keep their cool while out and about. Will has admitted it’s been challenging to balance family and fame. “I found balance when I met Jada,” said Will.

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Will and Jada’s union is similar to the marriage of Beyonce and Jay-Z in that these celeb couples successfully balance their mega fame with family. The couples enjoy a celebration of Tony Awards Nominations for ‘FELA!’ in New York City.

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Will and Jada join Beyonce, Jay-Z,and Kerry Washington at the Tony Awards in New York City.

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Will and Jada attend the Tony Awards at in New York City. Their love for each other and their lives together is apparent through their glowing smiles.

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This loving duo makes sure to give back to the community. The Will and Jada Smith Foundation hosts a special screening of Sony Pictures ‘The Karate Kid’ for the city workers of New York.

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Will and Jada arrive at the Broadway production of ‘Fences’ in New York City. Despite their busy schedules, having a date night often is a high priority for them.

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Jada credits her grandparents as her role models for marriage. “That’s been my staple data—when you get married, it’s for life,” she said.

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Will and Jada are seen holding hands outside their hotel in New York City. Even when not on the red-carpet, the body language between these two says “I’m forever yours and you’re mine.”

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Will and Jada enjoy some time off to go sightseeing in NYC. It’s clear that not only are these two husband and wife, but they are also best friends.

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Will escorts Jada to the screening of her film “The Women” in September 2008.

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Jada and Will have a little cuddle time on set for daughter Willow’s new music video in LA, California.

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Will and Jada are the perfect pair. “We’ve created love, we’ve created a family, and we create power and unity,” Jada said.

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Both Jada and Will share a common love for music. Will is a Grammy award winning rapper and Jada performed with the band Wicked.

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Will and Jada’s daughter Willow Smith has made a name for herself amongst the fashion crowds. She obviously takes her cues from the daring style of her gorgeous mom Jada.

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Will and Jada often refer to having a family business plan. "What can we do to facilitate the group… how do we incorporate all this talent that we have in our family to create an environment where all our dreams can come true?” they told Oprah.

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We must say, we admire this perfect example of Black Love. We love you Will and Jada!


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