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Jaden Smith is a kid actor, dancer, and rapper. He's probably most famous for being the son of superstar actor Will Smith and actress Jada Pinkett Smith, however, he's becoming more and more known for his own unique talents and acting skills.
Where did Jaden Smith grow up?
Jaden Smith was born on July 8, 1998 in Malibu, California. He's mostly been home schooled and started acting at the age of 5 as Reggie in the TV sitcom All of Us. He has a younger sister Willow Smith who has also done some acting. He likes to hang out with his family and is also interested in martial arts.
He continued to work with big stars in his next movies (although maybe not quite as big as his dad!). These stars included Jackie Chan in Karate Kid, Justin Bieber in the Justin Beiber movie, and Keanu Reeves in The Day the Earth Stood Still. Jaden may be young, but he has moved into big time movie roles very quickly.
What movies has Jaden been in?
Here is his filmography:
The Pursuit of Happiness was Jaden's first big role. He played his dad's son in the movie, so he got to spend a lot of time with his father. The movie was a success and both Jaden and his dad received critical acclaim for their acting. Jaden won Best Breakthrough Performance from the MTV Awards and the Teen Choice Awards.
- 2006 The Pursuit of Happiness
- 2008 The Day the Earth Stood Still
- 2010 The Karate Kid
- 2011 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never
Does Jaden Smith sing?
At the time we are writing this, we're not real sure if Jaden is a singer or not. With all his other talents it wouldn't surprise us. He is, however, a rapper and songwriter and rapped on Justin Bieber's hit Never Say Never.
Fun facts about Jaden Smith
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- He is named after his mom Jada.
- He was part of the Nobel Peace Prize Concert where his giant hair got a lot of press.
- He was a backup dancer in his sisters video.
- Jaden is a youth ambassador for Project Zambia which helps orphans in Africa.
- He is the half brother of Trey Smith.
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