Will and Jada Pinkett Smith's home in Architectural Digest
August 4th, 2011
09:42 AM ET

Will and Jada Pinkett Smith: Our home represents our love

One would guess that Will and Jada Pinkett Smith don't get to spend a lot of time at home, seeing that they've got their own jobs and their kids have gigs too, but whenever the power couple does find time to chill out they've got an impressive 25,000 square feet to do it in.

The Smith family opened the doors to their expansive Calabasas, California house in the September issue of Architectural Digest. Designed by architect Stephen Samuelson, the home has a circuitous floor plan. "The idea was to create an infinite cycle that represented what Jada and I hoped for our love," says Will Smith.

More exclusive photos of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith's house

The design incorporates Parisian, Moroccan, Spanish and Southwest American influences, as well as a healthy sense of spirituality, says Jada Pinkett Smith.

“For Will and me this home was always a spiritual endeavor…we’re very earthy, organic people. We wanted to create a family retreat, something made by hand and as natural as possible, something that ties back to the land,” she says. “Whatever it becomes, the craftsmanship will always represent our union and the love of our family.”

That's why it was important to the couple to have handcrafted details.

"Everything needed to be done by hand," he explains. "We wanted to feel the love and labor that went into every piece of this place."

Jennifer Aniston at home

And while it certainly looks like a fine-tuned, finished project, Jada says they're still adding little things here and there.

"It's definitely a work in progress," she says. "Will and I were very young when we started the house, so it keeps on changing as we get older and understand how we really live in it. But whatever it becomes, the craftsmanship will always represent our union and the love of our family."

For more, pick up the September issue of Architectural Digest, on sale September 9.


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  1. alan

    Will Smif may be rich but his movies STINK and he is, at best, a mediocre actor. That home looks like a 1970's pimp wagon and I would rather watch the Turd races than any of his movies.

    September 1, 2011 at 12:18 pm | Report abuse |
  2. esmiles

    You people are haters and hating hard...!!! Will and Jada you are doing the damn thing!!!! They work hard and play hard. They make millions and enjoy it and give millions to various charity. They have a beautiful, marriage, children and careers...

    You can never please people, they will alway have a reason to complain!!!

    August 18, 2011 at 5:46 pm | Report abuse |
  3. BT

    Love it, Love it, Love it....One day this will be me

    August 6, 2011 at 10:17 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Will Smith

    Hey my son is the f'n karate kid & my daughter can whip her hair back n forth. We are stars.

    August 4, 2011 at 10:58 pm | Report abuse |
  5. jdog

    "Hey we're RICH, Look at US"

    Sell your soul and you too can live the high life

    August 4, 2011 at 1:04 pm | Report abuse |
    • Bt

      jdog,
      Don't hate. Get your ass up and do something and provide for your family too. It's called tallent !! Ummm outstanding tallent

      August 6, 2011 at 10:25 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Crazy Old White Woman

    Why does everyone have to be so negative? They have come a long way in both of their careers. They are both outstanding actors & their kids will be oneday too. What have all of you done? They will be laughing the whole wayto the bank. I'm proud to give you my money Will & Jada & cannot wait to give your children my money too. You haters are all losers.

    August 4, 2011 at 12:41 pm | Report abuse |
  7. @ Mary

    VERY CRASS!

    August 4, 2011 at 12:17 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Jazz

    You know maybe if the majority would make way for your own lives and not envy other people's blessings, more blessings would come your way. It was Will and Jada's decision to become movie stars and they followed their dreams and made them reality. They had money and fame long before they had children and did not impose stardom on them, do you not see that the oldest chose to go to college and pursue football so how are they pimping out their kids? They are movie stars and can afford a life of luxury they are also humanitarians. Stop being envious which is a sin and be glad for others, or better yet pave your own way in life..if you are upset with your own life it's probably because you haven't done anything with it, haters.

    August 4, 2011 at 12:11 pm | Report abuse |
    • Silky Johnston

      why you be hatin' on the haters? hate hate hate hate hate hate hate!

      August 4, 2011 at 12:29 pm | Report abuse |
    • @ Jazz

      Well said! I could have not said it better...

      August 4, 2011 at 3:18 pm | Report abuse |
    • ch

      could not have said it any better. I was always taught to never be jealous of what others have because you never know what they went through to get it.

      August 17, 2011 at 7:46 pm | Report abuse |
    • Teresa

      i love it when someone reads my mind. Nicely said.

      September 1, 2011 at 12:08 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Mary

    Beautiful home, beautiful family, but isn't it just a little crass for ANYONE to be flaunting their wealth right now?

    August 4, 2011 at 11:55 am | Report abuse |
    • anna

      Well you know what they say "if youve got it flaunt it" and why shouldnt they they worked for all they have.

      August 4, 2011 at 1:08 pm | Report abuse |
    • nO nO

      Mary,
      If you must know, The magazine come to them over and over before Will and Jada agreed to do this.

      August 6, 2011 at 10:31 pm | Report abuse |
    • Brandon

      Word to you haters, Dont believe what the media is telling you. Everybody is not broke!!!!!!!!! The Economy is a mindset

      August 27, 2011 at 6:32 am | Report abuse |
  10. Evel Knievel

    I bet they have plastic covers on their couches.

    August 4, 2011 at 10:57 am | Report abuse |
  11. Richard Breath

    Thats a really cool house. The design is fantastic & must have cost them a fortune. Especially all of the doorways in the home that have cutouts on the sides so they can all walk through the doorways without their ears hitting the doorframes. Really neat.

    August 4, 2011 at 10:52 am | Report abuse |
  12. VT_Citizen

    Whats with all the hate?

    August 4, 2011 at 10:49 am | Report abuse |
  13. Correction

    THEIR home represents p!mp!ng out their kids to try and be stars. Retarded.

    August 4, 2011 at 10:41 am | Report abuse |
  14. FireWife

    Love them!!! Let's hope Hollywood doesn't damage this couple EVER!!!

    August 4, 2011 at 10:11 am | Report abuse |
  15. Dort

    UGH!!!

    August 4, 2011 at 10:07 am | Report abuse |
    • Dan the man

      flash ahead to 6 months from now "Will & Jada call it quits "

      August 4, 2011 at 3:27 pm | Report abuse |
    • eileenabis

      Love will smith, you never hear about him driving drunk, or in rehab, or cheating on his wife....hes a star with class and doesnt need publicity stunts, and every movie hes ever made was awesome

      August 5, 2011 at 5:51 am | Report abuse |
    • ch

      hater

      August 17, 2011 at 7:43 pm | Report abuse |
    • hi

      You don't hear about him cheating on his wife because they have an open relationship.

      August 17, 2011 at 10:01 pm | Report abuse |
    • Melody

      Why is every one hating on The Smith's? They seem happy, they're all successful and they have a beautiful home. And what is all these comments that Will doesn't cheat bc they have an open relationship? Why do you care so much?

      August 23, 2011 at 1:16 pm | Report abuse |

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