Skai Jackson | Biography

Posted On: 11 Jul, 2014


Skai Jackson | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth April 08, 2002
Age 15 Years 4 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Boyfriend Not Yet
Ethnicity Black-American
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Height 4 feet 9 inches
Weight 35 kg (approx.)

American child artist Skai Jackson (birth name Skai Syed Jackson) was born on April 8, 2002 (age 12) in Staten Island, New York to Jacob (father) and Kiya (mother) Jackson.  

After her parents had divorced, she stayed with her mother. Skai stepped in entertainment world when she was only nine months old.

Currently, Skai is living in Harlem, New York with her mother. She started her career as a child model worked with numerous New York's famous modeling agencies and starred in more than 30 commercials, print jobs, and shows. 

Skai made her debut movie at the age of three with Russel Brand “Liberty Kid” in 2007. After Liberty Kid, she was cast in film Rescue Me in 2008 and her stardom begun.

Her another hit movie was "The Rebound" starred opposite with Catherine Zeta-Jones in 2009. She also lends her voice on Nick Jr’s “Bubble Guppies” as Little Fish, “Dora the Explorer" as Isa and in “Kick Buttowski.”

Then, in 2010 she starred as a guest appearance in Television series Team Umizoomi. She played a role of Kayla in "The Rolling Toy Parade" episode in this computer animated fantasy musical series.

After Umizoomi she was starred as “Maddie Phillips” in one of the episodes (Big Whoop) of “Royal Pains- a USA Network television series”.” In 2011, Skai became a part of another TV series “Boardwalk Empire” in 2011.

This is an American drama based on crime and period which was set in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Here, Skai played a role of Aneisha in the episode "What Does the Bee Do?

Her other Television appearances are Sesame Street and the pilot “Louie”. Skai also had a small part in romantic comedy movie “Arthur” as a sweet “Little Girl” which was written by Peter Baynham and directed by Jason Winer. 

She was also cast in “The Smurfs - American 3D comedy film” as “kicking Girl” in 2011. In the same year, she was cast as Zuri Ross (a sassy and talkative girl) on the Disney television show, ‘JESSIE’. 

This live-action comedy series was created by Pamella Eells O’Connell. This show is still running in Disney Channel sitcom and is about a well to do family Ross who live in New York with their nanny, played by Debby Ryan. 

Zuri is an adopted youngest child of Ross family. Skai was started along with Cameron Boyce, Peyton List, Karen Brar, etc.

In 2013, Jessie won BAFTA Awards for Kid's Vote – Television category and was also nominated for 2014 Kids' Choice Awards as a Favorite TV Show.

Along with “Jessie” she played in “Good Luck Charlie “- an American comedy show, her other release was “The Watsons go to Birmingham” in 2013. This is a Hallmark Channel film where Skai played the role of “Joetta Watson.”

This cute Lil angel height is 4 feet 9 inches tall and popularly known for her role in movies Smurfs and commercial Band-aid brand where she sang the Band-Aid theme song.

She has a mother in the name of the family. Skai is very social able and loves to hang out with her friends.

This drawing is amazing!!!

My comfort zone attire. I was told, you should always have a good pair of black pants.

My comfort zone attire. I was told, you should always have a good pair of black pants.

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