Willow Smith biography

Willow Smith

Date of Birth: October 31, 2000

Born in Los Angeles California, Willow Smith is the daughter of superstar rapper/actor Will Smith and actress Jada Pinkett Smith. Making her feature film debut at age six in I Am Legend alongside her father, Willow was nominated for Best Performance in a Feature Film for an Actress Ten or Younger at the Young Artist Awards.

In 2009, Willow and the rest of the young cast (including Abigail Breslin) won a Young Artist Award for Kit Kittredge: An American Girl , in which Willow played Countee Garby, a homeless girl who disguises herself as a boy. On TV, Willow played a recurring role as Young True on Nickelodeon's True Jackson, VP.

In 2010, Willow signed on to Jay-Z's record label, Roc Nation, which boasts chart-toppers like Rihanna and released her first single, "Whip My Hair." Her older brother Jaden is also an actor, having first appeared opposite their father in The Pursuit of Happyness . She and Jaden and their older half-brother Trey Smith are youth ambassadors for Project Zambia, which assists children orphaned by AIDS in Africa.

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