Success comes to those who manage the perfect mixture of hard work and smart work. This seems right for Jaden Smith who initially was known for being the son of superstar actor Will Smith and actress Jada Pinkett Smith. But with his love for dance, his passion for music, and efforts for rap make him a star is known by his name.

Catch all the interesting fun facts about the dancer and rapper

Early Life of Jaden Smith

Mostly been homeschooled, Jaden Smith born on July 8, 1998, in Malibu, California. He showed his love for acting at a very young age. Reggie in the TV sitcom All of Us was his first appearance on TV at an age of 5. His young sister Willow Smith has done acting as well.

An interesting fact to add here is that his name is after his mother Jada Smith, who is a highly successful actress who has starred in The Nutty Professor, The Matrix trilogy, and Collateral.


Jaden has shown his skills in acting and singing as well. Just like Will Smith, the star of Independence Day, Men in Black, and Ali, Jaden started his career with acting. His first appearance is mentioned above.

The best and prominent movie of Jaden is The Karate Kid (2010). This movie gave him worldwide recognition. Not only recognition but the experience to learn from the Chinese superstar Jackie Chan brightened his acting.

Along with Karate Kid, The Pursuit of Happiness (2006), The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008), and Justin Bieber: Never Say Never (2011) are movies starring Jaden Smith.

Fun Facts

Following the footstep of Will Smith, he debuts in the film industry and The Pursuit of Happyness was his first movie

His parents, despite superstars of Hollywood status, gave him normal upbringing

He was home-schooled

He considers himself ‘mama’s boy’ but complains his sister bullies him

He won MTV Award for his The Pursuit of Happyness

Singing career

Jaden has proved himself a teen of unpredictable talents. With no album yet, we believe he can sing and surprise us. He has rapped for Justin Bieber’s hit Never Say Never.

Net Worth

Rapper, actor, and successfully managing various business ventures, make Jaden Smith have a diverse career at a very young age. His net worth is $8 million.

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