Celebrity Transformations Happy 43rd Birthday, Jada Pinkett-Smith! See the Star's Changing Looks Through the Years By Grace Gavilanes Grace Gavilanes Grace Gavilanes is a NYC-based writer and editor who joined InStyle in 2013. She covers all things entertainment, celebrity, and movies. InStyle's editorial guidelines Published on September 18, 2014 @ 07:16AM Pin Share Tweet Email Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images Happy birthday, Jada Pinkett-Smith! The ageless actress and philanthropist turns 43 today—nope, we can't believe it either! The Maryland native made her first foray into acting with her role as a college student in the sitcom A Different World. Since then, Smith has gone on to try her hand at producing music videos, TV shows, and movies—most recently working on Rape for Profit, a documentary that explores human trafficking. Up next for the A-lister? A starring role on the much-buzzed about series, Gotham, which premieres this fall. In honor of Jada Pinkett-Smith's birthday, browse through her best beauty moments through the years.