3 Famous Celebrities Jada Pinkett Smith Dated Besides Will Smith

Jada Smith has dated several huge celebrities before settling down with Will Smith

3 Famous Celebrities Jada Pinkett Smith Dated Besides Will Smith


  • Jada Smith has been an active celebrity for several decades and has dated top stars
  • She had a brief romantic involvement with Wesley Snipes during the early 1990s
  • Jada Smith was controversially involved with August Alsina who was a friend of her son
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Jada Pinkett Smith has consistently displayed an impressive degree of honesty when delving into the subject of her relationships. She willingly shares personal experiences, whether it’s addressing her marriage to Will Smith or recounting her past romantic involvements. Her revelation regarding an affair with August Alsina during a relationship hiatus ignited a worldwide discourse about the intricacies of enduring partnerships. 

Jada Smith shared a not-so-cryptic message on Oscars 2017
Jada Smith

Through her talk show, Red Table Talk, Pinkett Smith’s transparency strikes a chord with numerous individuals, instigating conversations about love, faithfulness, and personal development. Her candid approach remains a driving force in promoting meaningful conversations about the evolving dynamics of contemporary relationships. Here are 3 famous people Jada Pinkett Smith has dated.

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Wesley Snipes

As reported by ETOnline, Jada Pinkett Smith had a brief romantic involvement with Snipes during the early 1990s, preceding her meeting and subsequent marriage to the actor from I Am Legend. ETOnline points out that Pinkett and Snipes made a notable joint appearance at the 21st Annual AFI Lifetime Achievement Awards, which celebrated Liz Taylor’s legacy, in 1993.

Wesley Snipes
Marvel star Wesley Snipes

Details about their relationship are still relatively elusive, but photos capturing their affectionate moments imply a strong bond between them during that period, given their frequent sightings together.

Also read: “If I didn’t have you”: Not Keanu Reeves, Without Another Person’s Help Jada Pinkett Smith Would Not Have Worked in The Matrix Movies


Grant Hill

Back in the ’90s, when Grant Hill was part of the Detroit Pistons and Jada Pinkett Smith was starring in the series A Different World, the two of them were an item. A surprising revelation came to light during a candid moment at the Red Table, courtesy of Jada Pinkett Smith.  

NBA player Grant Hill

In response to a question from a viewer about the first boyfriend they introduced to their family during the festive season, Pinkett Smith dropped the unexpected bombshell, confessing, “Grant Hill.

The actress swiftly supplemented her candid reply with a gracious reminder about Grant Hill’s wife, singer Tamia, highlighting their contented marital status.


August Alsina

In July 2020, Alsina asserted that he had a romantic connection with Pinkett Smith and stated that her husband was cognizant of their involvement. Although Pinkett Smith initially refuted Alsina’s assertions, she subsequently disclosed on her talk show that her involvement with the musician occurred during a period when she and Smith were temporarily separated.

August Alsina and Jada Pinkett Smith
August Alsina and Jada Pinkett Smith

Pinkett Smith said (via US Magazine):

“Yes, it was a relationship, absolutely. I was in a lot of pain, and I was very broken. Now in the process of that relationship, I definitely realized that you can’t find happiness outside of yourself.”

In a remarkable revelation, Jada Pinkett Smith openly admitted that she and her husband, Will Smith, have been living separate lives since 2016. Despite their marriage ceremony in 1997, the couple has opted to preserve their legal marital status while following distinct paths. It is believed that her involvement with August Alsina has led to their separation.


Also read: Jada Pinkett Smith Set the Record Straight on Her One Relationship That Made Will Smith Uncomfortable, Said It Was Based on Survival, Not Romance


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