The Reason Will Smith Named His Kids Jaden And Willow

People are just starting to understand why Will Smith named his kids Jaden and Willow.

Smith, who is 54 years old, is a major actor in Hollywood and has appeared in successful movies like Men in Black, Independence Day, I Am Legend, and Aladdin.

He even won an Oscar for his role in King Richard, where he portrayed the father of tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams.

However, his victory was overshadowed when he slapped host Chris Rock after the comedian made a joke about Smith's wife, Jada Pinkett Smith.

Will and Jada have been married since 1997 and have two children together. Now, fans are finally realizing the reason behind their unique names.

A Twitter user with the username @kxngtroopa shared an interesting insight into the names of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith's children.

Screenshots of the explanation reveal that their kids' names, Jaden and Willow, are actually clever variations of their parents' names.

According to the user, "Willard Oliver Smith Jr" can be associated with "Will O'" and "Jada Naomi Pinkett Smith" with "Jada N'".

Numerous individuals responded to the tweet expressing their newfound realization, admitting that they had never noticed this connection before.

One wrote: "Please I've just realized after your tweet omg. I thought they were just random names."

Another commented: "Coworker: 'Jaden and Willow Smith's names are like their parents' names, Jada and Will Smith'. It took me until NOW to realize this."

Taking a lighthearted approach, another person commented: "Wait Jada and Will Smith really named their kids Jaden and Willow… Just said 'I don't know, I can't think of anything let's just add some letters to our names'."

Jaden, who is 24 years old, and Willow, who is 22, have both achieved success in their respective careers.

Jaden gained recognition for his roles in movies like The Pursuit of Happyness and After Earth, where he acted alongside his father. He has also made a name for himself as a successful rapper.

On the other hand, Willow Smith made her debut in the music industry in 2010 with her hit song "Whip My Hair." She has further achieved success with tracks like "Wait a Minute" and "Meet Me At My Place."

In addition to his children with Pinkett Smith, Will Smith also has a son from his previous marriage to Sheree Zampino.

In 1992, the couple welcomed Trey Smith, their first child, coinciding with the year of their marriage.

Unfortunately, they went through a divorce in 1995.

Despite their separation, the pair have managed to maintain a strong bond and nurture a blended family dynamic with Pinkett Smith, as reported by People magazine.

Smith shares a close relationship with his oldest son and was seen accompanying him at the Oscars after winning the Best Actor award.