Jada Pinkett Smith

Actress, Jada Pinkett Smith, admits to struggling with addictions in her youth. Her younger days were difficult, due to her mother being addicted to hard drugs. There were times that she didn’t imagine she would make it to 21. Now at the age of 45, she has almost 19 years of sobriety.

“I had many addictions, of several kinds, to deal with my life issues, but today, at 42, I have my wisdom, my heart and my conscience as the only tools to overcome life’s inevitable obstacles.”Los Angeles Times Article, 2013