Jaden Smith Biography

Updated On Mar 01, 2017 Published On Mar 03, 2016
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Date of Birth: 1998 , July-8
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
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Jaden once dated Stella Hudgens. Stella Hudgens is the younger sister of Vanessa Hudgens. At the end of 2013, news came out that he is dating Kylie Jenner. Kylie Jenner is a TV personality and a model. However, this love life was short lived.

As Jaden was born and raised in the family with strong acting background, he also induced an interest in acting as a child. In 2002, he made his acting debut by starring the short role in the movie Men in Black II. The following year, he appeared in the TV series All of Us. His breakthrough role came in 2006 after he began portraying the role of Christopher Gardner, Jr. in the movie The Pursuit of Happyness. He is also popular in the world for his appearance in the movie, The Karate Kid. For this role he earned the salary of $3,000,000. His net worth is said to be around $8 million.

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Born in Malibu, California

July 8 , 1998

Jaden Smith was born as Jaden Christopher Syre Smith on the laps of Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith. He was born in Malibu, California, United States of America. He is an American and is of Barbadian, Jamaican, African and American descent.

Began his acting career

2002

As Jaden was born and raised in the family with strong acting background, he also induced an interest in acting as a child. In 2002, he made his acting debut by starring the short role in the movie Men in Black II. 

Appeared in the television series, All of Us

2003

In 2003, he appeared in the TV series All of Us where he played the role of Reggie. He starred in about eight episodes in this TV series. In 2008, he starred in the TV series The Suite Life of Zack & Cody.

Appeared in the movie, The Pursuit of Happyness

2006

His breakthrough role came in 2006 after he began portraying the role of Christopher Gardner, Jr. in the movie The Pursuit of Happyness. He is also popular in the world for his appearance in the movie, The Karate Kid. For this role he earned the salary of $3,000,000. 

Released his first EP, The Cool Cafe

October 1 , 2012

Jaden Smith is an emerging talent from United States. He is an actor, rapper and dancer. At the end of 2012, he released his debut RP under the title, The Cool Cafe. He has also appeared in several music videos. 

Won Teen Choice Awards

2007

In 2007, he got nominated in Teen Choice Awards for Choice Movie: Breakout Male and Choice Movie: Chemistry. He was honored with this award that year from his later nomination. He was nominated in this award for starring the role of Christopher Gardner, Jr. in the movie, The Pursuit of Happyness.

Won Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2006

For portraying the role of Christopher Gardner, Jr. in the movie, The Pursuit of Happyness, he got his first nomination in Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards in 2006. He was also honored with this award that year for Best Performance by a Youth in a Lead or Supporting Role - Male.

Won MTV Movie Awards

2007

MTV Movie Awards is also one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and it’s an honor if anyone wins this award. He has also once been honored with this award and that was for Breakthrough Performance.

Won Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror

2009

In 2009, he got his one and only nomination in Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA. He was also honored with this award that year and that was for Best Performance by a Younger Actor.

Dated Kylie Jenner

2013

Jaden once dated Stella Hudgens. Stella Hudgens is the younger sister of Vanessa Hudgens. At the end of 2013, news came out that he is dating Kylie Jenner. Kylie Jenner is a TV personality and a model. However, this love life was short lived.