Jada Pinkett-Smith Apologizes To Will Smith’s Ex-Wife For Dating Him While They Were Married June 20, 2018 by 0 Shares Advertisement Many of us have followed the career of Will Smith ever since he was the Fresh Prince of Bel Air. Since that time, he has certainly grown up and his career has grown up with him. Today, he is 49 years old and he is known around the world as one of the greatest actors for his many roles in popular movies. If you have been following his life for any amount of time, you recognize that he was married to Jada Pinkett in 1997. Many people look at their relationship as being a goal to obtain but they often forget about the fact that it didn't have the greatest beginning. Will Smith met his bride to be in 1994. She auditioned for the part of his girlfriend on the Fresh Prince of Bel Air and at that point, she was 24 years old and she didn't have much of an acting career behind her.