Interesting Biography Facts
Willow Camille Reign Smith
singer, actress, dancer
October 31, 2000
Los Angeles, California, United States
New Village Leadership Academy; Sierra Canyon School
Willow Smith family members
Jada Pinkett Smith
Trey Smith (older half-brother), Jaden Smith (older brother)
Is Willow Smith a lesbian/bisexual?
What is Willow Smith marital status?
Who is Willow Smith husband?
Tyler Cole (boyfriend since 2017)
It’s not easy to be a teenager, but it’s even harder if this young person is a kid of famous people. But Willow carries this burden graciously. She creates her life and career with her own hands. And yes, she is very proud of her talented family.
Willow Smith husband
Tyler Cole (boyfriend since 2017)
Date of birth: July 7, 1998
The young artist Tyler Cole and the beauty Willow Smith (who takes the stage moniker Wilough from time to time) collaborated on the song “Fools” together. From that moment they started dating and till now remain one of the most beautiful young couples in show business.
Tyler prefers to call himself “a creator”. He likes creativity in all its kinds and does a lot of things – he sings, acts and makes other art experiments.
Willow’s boyfriend was born in USA. He was inspired to become an entertainer at a high school age. The boy used an actor Childish Gambino as his role model, because he never stopped on any particular kind of art and followed multiple passions. Cole studied drama and film making in a high school. He fell in love with music a little earlier – in the middle school. There the boy played the guitar with his friend. Later they transferred to different schools, but remained friends and continued writing and playing music.
He gained some recognition in 2017 when released the single “Blow Up Your TV!” A little earlier the talented teenager presented his first album, titled “Stranger”. In 2017 he released his second disk.
In spite of the fact that Tyler Cole is very productive as a musician, he doesn’t dream about Grammy. But he plans to get an Oscar.
As for screen works, Cole starred in Michelle Opitz drama “Between the Miles”.
When the young man is free from his numerous upcoming projects, he strolls around LA with his beautiful girlfriend Willow Smith.
On March 13, 2020, Willow and Cole released the collaborative set of songs “The Anxiety”. The song from this album “Meet Me at Our Spot” became a massive hit on TikTok. Mostly due to this track the album occupied the 103rd position on US Billboard 200.
Who are Willow Smith parents?
Will Smith (father)
Date of birth: September 25, 1968
There’s no need to introduce Willow Smith father Will. Probably, his name is known to anyone on the planet. The man starred in numerous films, most of which became hits just because his name was written on the poster.
The talent of Willard Carroll Smith Jr is proved by a string of awards and nominations – he is a happy holder of Grammy, is an Oscar and Golden Globe nominee.
The actor was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He grew up in the family of an engineer (father) and a school teacher (mother). He has three siblings. When the future movie star was 13, his parents divorced. But that didn’t influence the teenager – Smith remained optimistic, humorous and full of energy.
Will was an A-grade student at a high school and got a scholarship into Massachusetts Institute of Technology, but he declined the offer as he didn’t plan to get college education. At that time Will had already fell in love with music. With the company of his friends he founded the band “DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince”. As the part of the band, Willow’s father got his first award – the Grammy.
He broke into television with the main role in the series “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”. Will looked very natural on the screen, probably, because the story of his hero resembled his own one. He depicted an ordinary boy from Philadelphia, who came to Beverly Hills. For this role the young actor got Golden Globe nomination. He proved his position of a Hollywood star in 1995, when he participated in the movie “Bad Boys”.
As for now, Will Smith is 49. He still holds the position of a solid Hollywood star and talented singer. In addition, Mr. Smith gained a reputation as a family man. He was married twice – to Sheree Zampino- Fletcher, an occasional actress, but they divorced after 3 years of marriage. In 1997 the actor went down the aisles for the second time – with actress Jada Koren Pinkett. Till now they are in love with one another. Jada and Will built a strong creative family and gave birth to Willow and her brother Jaden.
Willow Smith’s parents are involved in a number of charity activities. They are not just about their own kids, but also about the children of other people –Smiths build schools and make donations to help those, who are not so lucky.
Willow’s father made the Oscar 2022 ceremony unforgettable when he slapped Chris Rock after a rude joke about Willow’s mother, Jada. Chris, the host of the ceremony, called Jada “soldier Jane”, which was a hint at the actress’s baldness. Jada suffers from alopecia.
Some fans considered Will’s slap as fair, while others condemned the violence. For his actions, Will left his position in the voting body at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts. He was banned from visiting Oscar ceremonies for 10 years. Although he still can be nominated and win the statuette.
By the way, in 2022 Will had the third in his career nomination for Academy Award for the main role in the movie “King Richard”. It was the first time, when he won it. Nowadays the actor promotes his new film “Emancipation”, which will be released in December 2022 through Apple TV+.
Jada Pinkett Smith (mother)
Date of birth: September 18, 1971
Willow Smith adores her father, but like any girl she is very close with her mother. Jada teaches her daughter not just to act and to sing, but also to be self-confident and to care about herself. Like a mother of three (she brought up her husband’s son from a previous marriage too), Jada knows, that it’s so hard to keep a balance between family life and self-realization.
Jada Pinkett grew up in the family, which had nothing in common with art. Her mother Adrienne was a nurse and father Robsol Pinkett was a builder. Her parents divorced, when Jada was very small, and from that moment she spent most part of her time with her grandmother in Maryland. She has a younger brother Caleeb Pinkett.
In her teen years Jada got interested in art. She convinced her mother to send her to Baltimore School for the Arts. There she met her first love – Lesane Crooks, who glorified his name as a rapper Tupac Shakur. He was tragically killed in late 1996.
Jada parted her way with Tupac much earlier his unexpected death. She dropped out college and went to LA to start career of an actress. She visited numerous auditions and at one of them met an actor Will Smith. He had already become a star, and a young unknown actress Jada looked at the celebrity with her eyes wide opened. Will fell in love with her and on the last day of 1997 they tied a knot. Not long ago the couple celebrated their 20th anniversary – an unbelievable event for Hollywood. Will congratulated his better half through social media. He wrote, that he “was happy to help his wife blossom”.
The role of Will Smith wife is the main but not the only one in the woman’s life. She is also known by her roles in the films “Set It Off”, “The Matrix Reloaded”, “The Human Contract” (which she directed) and others. She launched her clothing line and released a book “Girls Hold Up This World”.
Willow Smith siblings
Trey Smith (older half-brother)
Date of birth: November 11, 1992
Trey is Willow’s older half-brother from her father’s side. His birth name is Willard Carroll Smith III. The boy was born in the family of Will Smith and his first wife Sheree Zampino. He was 3 years old, when his parents split. But Mr. Smith remained close with his son. Later Trey became the part of Will and Jada family. His father’s new wife accepted the boy with an open heart and made friends with him.
Trey tried his hand in entertainment industry at a very early age. He acted opposite his father in a music video “Just the Two of Us”. Obviously, Will Smith loves his son to death. He named his company after his first child – Treyball Development Inc.
The boy spent his early years like a typical teenager. He studied at Oaks Christian High School and gained a reputation of a sports enthusiast. The teenager even thought about becoming an American football player.
Currently Trey Smith is known as a DJ. He performs under the moniker “AcE”.
Jaden Smith (older brother)
Date of birth: July 8, 1998
Like a real tender princess, Willow Smith is surrounded by two defenders – her older brothers. The girl is in good terms with Trey. And she is even closer with Jaden.
The talent of Jaden Christopher Syre Smith isn’t necessary to prove – his works tell instead of words. To his 20th anniversary he had already starred in the movie “The Karate Kid”, where he acted opposite legendary Jackie Chan, and in “The Pursuit of Happyness”, for which the boy got his first MTV Movie Award.
In fact, Jaden literally had no choice – he had been prepared for the work of an artist since the earliest age.
The boy attended New Village Leadership Academy, founded by his philanthropic parents. Then he left public school and continued to study at home. In his young years, Jaden took music lessons and performed at charity events and concerts, which were part of Project Zambia, targeted to support African kids, whose parents died from AIDs. Such events helped Jaden develop his natural talent. Of course, his parents trained him a lot and gave him useful advice.
Jaden debuted on the big screen at kindergarten age – then he played an occasional role in the series “All of Us”. He portrayed small Christopher in “The Pursuit of Happyness” and made the world speak about him.
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Nowadays Jaden is a handsome young man, who develops as an actor and a musician. One of his latest big screen projects is a futuristic film “After Earth”, where again he co-starred with his father. Their duo was right again – the movie grossed more than $240 million at the box office.
Jaden performs as a musician too. In 2010 he collaborated with Justin Bieber, and they released a single “Never Say Never”.
Although the young man tries to keep his personal life secret, some rumors about his girlfriends occur from time to time in the press. Previously, he was romantically connected to a model Kendall Jenner (Kim Kardashian sister). But he denied that they were an item. Later Smith Jr dated a high school graduate Odessa Adlon. They attended her prom together.
In 2022 he seems to be single and very focused on his career. In 2011 Jaden, his sister Willow and some other friends founded the fashion brand MSFTS. Currently, Jaden works a lot, creating collections for the brand. His main fashion interest and specialization is creating skirts for men.
Interesting and fun facts
- In 2019 Willow announced, she was bisexual. She is also a great supporter of polyamorous relationships. Nevertheless, in 2022 she is still dating her long-term boyfriend Tyler Cole.
- In 2022 she collaborated with Camila Cabello on her song “Psychofreak”, which was included in Camila’s album “Familia”.
- In October 2022 she presented her fifth studio album “Coping Mechanism”.