Skai Syed Jackson, more famously known as Skai Jackson, is an American actress most notably known for her roles in various Disney Channel sitcoms such as “Jessie and Bunk’d.“ According to Time Magazine, Skai Jackson is one of the most influential teens in 2016, and we can’t help but agree, given the credentials that she was able to get. (1)
Skai Jackson's Appearance (Height, Hair, Eyes & More)
|5 ft 2 in
| 74.95 pounds
Facts About Skai Jackson
|Estimate Net Worth
|Staten Island, New York, United States
|April 8, 2002
Skai Jackson's Net Worth
Skai Jackson is one of the Most Influential Teens of 2016, according to Time Magazine. Skai Jackson’s net worth is anticipated to reach a staggering $1 million in 2022. (2) Her acting job is the primary factor in her great net worth.
Her massive net worth also increases from her various commercials, modeling stints, and endorsements.
Skai Jackson's Early Life
Skai Jackson grew up in Staten Island, New York. She was conceived on April 2, 2002, into a loving Christian family. Skai was raised by a loving housewife, Kiya Cole while her father, businessman Jacob Jackson earned them a living. (3)
Skai Jackson is the eldest of three children. Unbeknownst to some, the young actress has a younger brother and a younger sister. The names of her siblings aren’t known to the public.
Skai Jackson's Education
Skai Jackson graduated from high school in 2020 at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. On her Instagram account, she posted her graduation photo but the identity of her high school was not disclosed. (4)
It was also hard to look for her school since Skai wore a traditional black graduation attire with no visible markings of her school. Nonetheless, she most probably attended a school in her hometown.
As of the moment, she is currently pursuing her college education despite having a busy schedule. (5)
Skai Jackson Boyfriend and Dating History
Skai Jackson appears to not be in a relationship at the present time. However, the young actress-turned-social media personality has had a long list of rumored relationships over the past years. When it comes to romances, the actress is quite quiet, yet her followers can reveal anything.
Once upon a time, Skai Jackson was linked to American rapper Lil Keed. However, the actress quickly denied the rumors. (6)
Another man to be linked to Skai is Queen B’s nephew from her sister Solange Knowles, Julez Smith. After a photo of them together appeared online, rumors about their alleged romance started to spread. The actress can be seen seated on Julez’s shoulders in the picture. Unfortunately, the pair never confirmed nor denied the relationship, which left their fans guessing.
However, there are claims that the pair allegedly dated but slit up and then dated again before eventually calling it quits for good after the actress allegedly cheated on him. In a series of leaked DMs, Smith confirmed that he and Jackson were a couple but had broken up due to alleged cheating. (7)
Both the actress and Smith faced backlash due to the leaked DMs. A lot of people were calling the actress out for engaging in sexual acts with a minor while she was already an adult. While Smith faced backlash because of his bad attitude.
Other people linked to Skai are Kid Trunks Famous Jay, Smooky Margielaa and the newest addition, NLE Choppa.
Skai Jackson's Career
Skai Jackson’s Hollywood career started way back when she was still a little girl. She was just 5 years old when she received her first major acting job in the film “Liberty Kid” in 2007. From then on, acting jobs continued to flow in.
Immediately after “Liberty Kid,” Jackson appeared as a guest in the 2008 tv series “Rescue Me.” A year later, she had a cameo in the movie “The Rebound,” and then she was given the opportunity by Nickelodeon to be part of the animated series “Bubble Guppies” as a Little Fish. Afterward, she was given various cameos again. She appeared in the tv series “Team Umizoomi,” “Royal Pain,” “Boardwalk Empire,” and in the films “Arthur” and “The Smurfs.”
In the year 2011, Skai Jackson was given her biggest break in the Disney Channel sitcom “Jessie.” Her role as Zuri earned her an Image award nomination. While filming for the sitcom, Skai appeared simultaneously in the Hallmark tv film, “The Watsons Go To Birmingham” as Joetta Watson.
Due to the success of her role as Zuri in the sitcom Jessie, Skai was given the opportunity to appear in Disney XD’s “Ultimate Spiderman.” By 2015, Jessie announced its end, but Skai was given a chance to reprise her role as Zuri in its spin-off, “Bun’kd.”
Skai Jackson’s popularity continued to grow and by the year 2016, she was included in Time Magazine’s list of the Most Influential Teens.
As an actress, Skai received various nominations, one of which was the Shorty Awards for Best Influencer. To further add to her long list of appearances, Skai made cameos in “K.C. Undercover” as Glory Grant and in various episodes of “Marvel Rising: Initiation,” “Marvel Rising: Chasing Ghosts,” and “Marvel Rising: Battle of the Bands.”
In 2019, Skai ventured into a new career as an author when she debuted her first-ever book, “Reach for the Skai: How to Inspire,” “Empower,” and “Clapback.” In 2020, she became the voice of Summer in DreamWork’s “Dragons: Rescue Riders.” It was also in the same year that she competed in the 29th season of “Dancing with the Stars” alongside Alan Bersten.
Skai Jackson takes residence in New York. In 2019, she made a “House Tour” video in her YouTube Channel.
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