Few Facts You did Didn’t Know About Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith’s unorthodox Marriage.


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Every Marriage may be  filled with ups and downs but when you dive deep into the salient details some astonishing surprises may be revealed. Especially when the couple in focus is a pair of actors from the Hollywood industry, you can expect nothing less than fireworks.

Arguably, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith are one of the most well-known couples in Hollywood. Meeting on the set of Will Smith’s sitcom, The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, The pair got married afterwards in a secret ceremony in 1997. She was auditioning to be Will’s girlfriend on the show, but didn’t get the part because producers thought she was too short. Little did anyone know she’d win the part of his forever love interest.

Rumours over the years have circulated about Will and Jada’s marriage. Tabloids have published stories about whisperings about a wild sex life, infidelity, and having an open marriage. However, what is the truth about the Smiths amid the romours? Luckily, they’ve done plenty of interviews that help shed some light on that situation.

The Smiths don’t particularly conform to the concept of marriage

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith’ marriage could have lasted 20 years but the pair don’t consider themselves a married couple. Much like Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin famously rebranded their breakup as a “conscious uncoupling,” Will and Jada have a none-standard-name for their union.

Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.


“Will and I have decided to even throw away the concept of marriage,” Pinkett Smith shared. “It’s a life partnership in the sense that we created a foundation together that we know is for this lifetime.”

However, the pair promised they would never get a divorce from their marriage, either. “Cause I’ve never met anyone like you, and I knew if I wasn’t with you, I’d be searching in vain for the rest of my life,” Will Smith said of his wife. How adorable.

They may or may not have an open marriage

For many years, rumours have circulated about Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith having an open marriage. While the pair confirmed that they are neither swingers nor are they Scientologists, their answer on the question of permissible infidelity is still vague.

“Because at the end of the day, Will is his own man. I’m here as his partner, but he is his own man. He has to decide who he wants to be and that’s not for me to do for him. Or vice versa.”

It seems as though the couple could possibly be comfortable with the idea. But it’s still very unclear.

She enjoys seeing his sex scenes in movies

While veteran and professional actors and actresses acting that acting is just acting and “no strings attached”, it takes a solid foundation to be fine with watching your spouse fake on-screen chemistry and mimic sex with someone else. Especially someone young and beautiful.

Other people might dislike such a scenario, however, Jada Pinkett Smith, she sees the whole thing as a turn on. At the premiere of the movie Focus, Pinkett Smith was answering questions about it and had a hard time expressing why she enjoyed seeing her husband with another woman. Will Smith explained to a reporter from Extra, “She’s a little freaky like that.”


“Unfortunately, he’s right. It’s kind of a nice voyeuristic way to see your man, but I am kind of weird in that way. That’s a whole other conversation,” Pinkett Smith agreed.

Pinkett Smith has also mentioned she doesn’t take it personally if her husband is attracted to other ladies. “Just because your man is attracted to another woman does not mean he doesn’t love you,” she said.

They have a lot of sex

In expressing their love for each other, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith hold no bars—and talking about frequent sexual relations. In an interview with Shape, Pinkett Smith was describing one time they attended the Academy Awards together. Or rather, the time they skipped it.

“Will started looking at me in this way that drives me wild,” she said. “We started kissing passionately, and the next thing I knew, well, let’s just say we missed the red carpet and I ended up with almost no makeup on.”

Seems the Smith’s are very comfortable with the arrangement they have in their unorthodox marriage. The couple have two kids – Willow, 19 and Jaden, 21.

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