Jaden Smith is a well-known actor and rapper from America. He is the son of the popular Hollywood couple Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith.
His debut as an actor was in the 2006 film ‘The Pursuit of Happyness’. He portrayed the role of Christopher alongside Will Smith in the role of Chris Gardner as his father. This movie is considered as one of the modern-day classics and received wide acclaim from the critics. Will and Jaden received the Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Chemistry. Jaden Smith bagged MTV Movie Award for Breakthrough Performance in 2007. He was then cast in the science-fiction film ‘The Day The Earth Stood Still’, directed by Scott Derrickson in 2008. He won the Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Young Actor for the role as Jacob Benson Jr. in the movie. He appeared in the martial arts drama film ‘The Karate Kid’ directed by Harald Zwart in 2010 alongside Jackie Chan. Jaden played the role of Dre in the film which was very successful at the box-office. The role earned him the BET YoungArtist Award for Best Leading Young Actor in a feature film. Reportedly, he is cast in the sequel to the movie which will be directed by Breck Eisner.
As a singer/ rapper, he first appeared in Justin Beiber’s song ‘Never Say Never’. He also released his debut mixtape in 2012 titled, ‘The Cool Cafe’. He also found his own clothing line under the label ‘MSFTSrep’. He later collaborated with the popular Korean designer to create a pop-up store of their collaborative label. In 2013, he again starred alongside Will Smith, to play his son’s role in the post-apocalyptic science-fiction movie ‘After Earth’, directed by M. Night Shyamalan. Jaden also appeared in the 2014 film ‘The Good Lord Bird’ in the role of Henry Shackleford.