Learn more about his supportive wife, Simone Smith.
The pair has been together since they were teens in Queens, New York.
The Queen plays a woman who learns she has only three weeks to live and Cool J's character is her love interest (see "LL Cool J And Queen Latifah Finally Hook Up — In 'Last Holiday' ").
He's set to host this year's 58th Annual Grammy Awards, which will be his fifth consecutive year presiding over the star-studded event.
She is most well known for her work as a jewelry designer and entrepreneur, but she is also an accomplished advocate and philanthropist.
A self-proclaimed "hoop girl," she loves bold designs inspired by styles she saw growing up in Queens, NY.
With the excitement of the Grammys ramping up, fans are wondering: How did LL Cool J meet Simone Smith, his wife? He's a rapper, producer, actor — most known for his role on "NCIS: Los Angeles" — and an activist. Smith, is just as accomplished and inspirational, if not more so.He presented the opportunity to me, and being that I think I’m a hoop-connoisseur [laughs], I jumped right on it,” she explained.I love earrings and I love to mix high end pieces with costume jewelry.They have four children together and live in New York.Smith is sure to make an appearance at the Grammys, so to catch her and LL Cool J, tune in Monday, Feb. He recalled, "I looked over and said 'Oh yeah, I'll meet your cousin.'" The rest is history.