With superstar parents Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, it did not take long for Jaden Smith to showcase his acting skills at a very young age. He blew audiences' away with his heartwarming dramatic...
Los Angeles, California, USA
|After Earth||2013||Actor||Kitai Raige||20137|
|The Karate Kid||2010||Actor||Dre Parker||20107|
|The Suite Life of Zack & Cody||Actor||Travis||7|
|The Pursuit of Happyness||2006||Actor||Christopher||20067|
|The Day the Earth Stood Still||2008||Actor||Jacob Benson||20087|
|Moving Image Salutes Will Smith||2006 2005 - 2006||Actor||Presenter||20067|
|Nickelodeon's 24th Annual Kids' Choice Awards||2010 2009 - 2010||Presenter||n/a||1|
|Justin Bieber: Never Say Never||2011||Actor||Himself||20117|
|Rip the Runway 2013||2012 2011 - 2012||Performer||n/a||1|
|The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards||2010 2009 - 2010||Performer||n/a||1|
|Nickelodeon's 26th Annual Kids' Choice Awards||2012 2011 - 2012||Presenter||n/a||1|
|The 79th Annual Academy Awards||2006 2005 - 2006||Actor||Presenter||20067|
|The 2007 MTV Movie Awards||2006 2005 - 2006||Actor||(Breakthrough Performance)||20067|
|Nickelodeon's 2008 Kids' Choice Awards||2007 2006 - 2007||Actor||n/a||20077|
|Justin Bieber: Never Say Never||2011||Song||("Never Say Never")||1|
|The Karate Kid||2010||Song||("Never Say Never")||1|
|Appeared on an episode of the Disney Channel Series, "The Suite Life Of Zack And Cody"|
|Made film debut in the "The Pursuit of Happyness" as the son of his father's character|
|Cast as Jennifer Connelly's rebellious eight-year old stepson in the remake of the 1951 sci-fi movie "The Day the Earth Stood Still"|
|Starred opposite Jackie Chan in a remake of the 1984 film "The Karate Kid"|
|Made acting debut on the WB sitcom "All of Us"; co-created and co-produced by his parents Will and Jada Smith|
Born on July 8, 1998 in Los Angeles, Jaden Christopher Syre Smith was the son of rapper-turned-actor Will Smith and his second wife, Jada Pinkett Smith. The young Smith had a sister, Willow, and a half-brother, Trey. Both of Smith's parents remained friends with Will's ex-wife, Sheree Zampino; even sharing custody of Trey. Their story inspired the TV program, "All of Us" (UPN, 2003-07).
Following in his famous parents' footsteps, Smith appeared on six episodes of "All of Us." The sitcom was produced by and based on Will and Jada's experiences of raising a blended family. Smith played Reggie for six episodes of the short-lived series. His next TV appearance was in the April 2008 episode "Romancing the Phone" of "The Suite Life of Zack and Cody" (Disney Channel, 2005- ) that starred fellow young actors - and twins - Dylan and Cole Sprouse.
It did not take long for the camera-friendly Smith to make a splash on the big screen; an outlet that had turned his father into a superstar. He co-starred with dad in "The Pursuit of Happyness," a 2006 biographical drama about Chris Gardner, a homeless man who became a successful stockbroker. There was not one dry eye in movie theaters when the father and son duo were onscreen playing a penniless family unit filled with hope, love, and the determination to survive. Smith even won an MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance in 2007 for his role in the drama.
Before he started junior high, Smith was already a hardworking and in-demand actor in Hollywood, appearing in singer Alicia Keys' 2008 music video "Superwoman," which also co-starred his mother. He also worked on the science fiction remake of "The Day the Earth Stood Still" (2008) with Keanu Reeves and Jennifer Connelly, who played his stepmother in the film.
Smith had all of Hollywood talking when it was announced in 2008 that he would star in another remake - this time in the teen martial arts drama "Karate Kid" that his father would produce. Variety magazine reported the movie would be written for Smith and also loosely based on the 1984 original that starred Ralph Macchio and Pat Morita.
|Willow Smith||Sister||Born October 31, 2000; appeared with father in "I Am Legend" (2007)|
|Jada Pinkett||Mother||Married Will Smith in 1997; known for her roles in "Menace II Society" (1993) "Set It Off" (1996) and the 2003 "Matrix" films; also a singer and songwriter with the metal rock band Wicked Wisdom|
|Trey Smith||Half-Brother||Born Nobermber 11, 1992; son of Will Smith and his first wife, Sheree Zampino|
|Will Smith||Father||co-starred with son in "The Pursuit of Happyness" (2006)|
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