Selected to be featured in the publication's latest installment, Jada Pinkett Smith graces the cover of the September 2012 issue of Essence magazine.
The 40-year-old actress shows off her stunning self on the front page while dishing about everything from rocky relationship rumors with actor husband Will Smith and her work to help put a stop to human trafficking in the United States.
Showing that age is just a number, Jada Pinkett Smith revealed a sexy bikini photo of herself in the ocean on her Twitter account Saturday (July 28).
The "Hawthorne" actress and wife of mega star Will Smith sought to serve as an inspiration for older women with her Missoni two-piece swimsuit photo. She tweeted, "To my Forty and over crew! Don't believe the hype…we DO get better with age!"