Jaden Smith Biography: Age, Career, Wife, Parents & Net Worth

Jaden Christopher Syre Smith popularly known as Jaden Smith, was born on July 8, 1998. 

Jaden Smith is an American actor and rapper. Smith’s film debut was with his father Will Smith in the 2006 film The Pursuit of Happyness and he again appeared with his father in the 2013 film After Earth. 

He also starred in the remake films The Day the Earth Stood Still and The Karate Kid.

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Early Life

Jaden Smith was born on July 8, 1998 in Malibu, California. He is the son of actors Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith. 

Jaden Smith attended New Village Leadership Academy before being homeschooled by his parents.

Growing up, Smith’s celebrity status due to acting in films such as The Pursuit of Happyness and his parents both being acclaimed actors led to him being isolated from having a normal childhood, something he has spoken on at length. He took up skateboarding.

Jaden Smith and his siblings were youth ambassadors for Project Zambi, which provides assistance in conjunction with Hasbro for Zambian children orphaned by AIDS.

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Jaden Smith attended New Village Leadership Academy before being homeschooled by his parents.


In 2010, Jaden Smith rapped alongside Canadian singer Justin Bieber in the song “Never Say Never.” The song peaked at 8 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was certified 5× Platinum in the US.

On October 1, 2012, Jaden Smith released his debut mixtape, The Cool Cafe. Smith released the sequel to The Cool Cafe on November 8, 2014, titled CTV2.

Jaden Smith started work on his debut studio album in 2014, a process that took three years.

Jaden Smith announced in December 2016 that his debut studio album would be titled Syre.

The lead single from Syre, “Fallen” was released on December 5, 2016, three more singles were released, “Batman” and “Watch Me” on July 14, 2017 and “Falcon” on November 16.

Syre was released on November 17, 2017 and debuted at number 24 on the US Billboard 200.

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“Icon” was released as a single on the same day and reached no. 3 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart.

Jaden Smith later announced that his next project following Syre would be titled Erys on December 14, 2017.

Another project named Syre: The Electric Album was later teased via Twitter. Leading up to the release of the project, Smith released the single “Ghost” featuring Christian Rich.

On July 8, 2018, Jaden Smith released the project exclusively on Instagram on his 20th birthday.

The project was later released four days later to streaming platforms. Syre: The Electric Album is a guitar-centric rework of Smith’s studio album Syre and is influenced by Jimi Hendrix and The Beatles’ Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.

Less than a year later, on July 5, 2019, Jaden Smith released his second studio album, Erys, and debuted at number 12 on the US Billboard 200.

On July 30, 2018, Jaden Smith was announced as an opener during J. Cole’s KOD Tour alongside Young Thug and EarthGang and on August 2, performed for the first time at Lollapalooza.

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One of Jaden Smith’s influences, Kid Cudi, stated that he would like to make an album with Smith, which Smith supported, saying that he would like to in the future during an interview on August 21, 2018.

On July 24, 2020, Jaden Smith released the single “Cabin Fever”, from his third album CTV3: Cool Tape Vol. 3, which he described is a completion of the trilogy of the previous Cool tapes and “also kinda completing the trilogies of Syre and Erys at the same time”.

The album includes a collaboration with Jaden Smith friend and previous collaborator Justin Bieber, on the song “Falling for You”.

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On 21 June 2021, Jaden Smith released the single “BYE”. On 27 August 2021, Jaden released another version of the album CTV3: Day Tripper’s Edition on all streaming platforms.

Net Worth

Jaden Smith is an American actor and rapper. He has an estimated net worth of $10 million.

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