Skai Jackson Biography

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Skai Jackson is a gorgeous American actress, YouTuber, and Author. In 2007, the talented young actress made her first appearance in the film “Liberty Kid” by beginning her career in acting just at the age of 5. In 2016, she was included in Time’s list of Most Influential Teens.

Early Life

Skai Jackson was born on April 8, 2002, in the Staten Island borough of New York City, New York, United States of America. Her parents are Jacob Jackson (father) and Kiya Cole (mother). Reportedly, they are divorced now, and Skai lives with her mother, Kiya. Skai has two younger siblings, whose names are yet not revealed. At the age of just nine months, due to Skai’s adorableness, she was registered at a model agency by her mother. She grew up aiming to become a supermodel, but along the way, she also developed her attention towards acting. At three years old, when Skai made her acting debut, her mother, Kiya, took up the full-time position of being Skai’s career manager, by resigning from her job at the post office.

Skai Jackson Career

At the age of 3 years, Skai started off her career in acting. She has appeared in a handful of films and TV shows since she was three years old. Jackson made her debut in the independent film “Liberty Kid” (2007), in 2008, in an episode of “Rescue Me”, and in the film “The Rebound” as Museum Little Girl in 2009. She voiced the character Little Fish, cast as a member of the Nickelodeon pre-school animated series “Bubble Guppies” in 2009. In the 2011 films, “Arthur” (playing the role of Little Girl) and in “The Smurfs” (as Kicking Girl), she played small roles.

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In the Disney Channel sitcom Jessie, she was cast in the role of “Zuri Ross”, in 2011. She was seen as Joetta Watson in the film “The Watsons Go To Birmingham”. Subsequently, Skai made a guest appearance in K.C. Undercover, following her achievements with the shows. Skai appeared in the music video of the song “Panini” (by Lil Nas X) in 2019. Due to her character being unable to escape the rapper, the video gave rise to a variety of memes, and the video gained worldwide popularity. The talented actress is also an author, published, and released her own new book in October 2019 entitled, “Reach for the Skai: How to Inspire, Empower, and Clapback”.

Awards and Nominations

In 2016, Jackson was nominated for “Image Award” for Outstanding Performance by a Youth (Series, Special Television Movie or Mini-series). Later, in 2017, she was nominated for “Shorty Awards” for Best Influencer and Celebrity. In 2018, she was awarded the “Young Entertainer Award” for Best Young Ensemble- Television Series.

Skai Jackson Biography

Real Name Skai Jackson
Birth Date 8 April 2002
Age (as of 2022) 19 Years
Birth Place New York, U.S.
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Aries

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 4’ 11” – in Centimetres – 150 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 34 kg  –  in Pounds –  75 lbs
Shoe Size 5 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Slim


Father Jacob Jackson
Mother Kiya Cole
Sister One
Brother One


School Not Known
College Not Known

Relationship Status

Marital Status in Relation
Affair Yes
Is she a lesbian? No
Boyfriend Smooky MarGielaa
Children None
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Personal Life

In March 2020, Skai filed a restraining order against Rapper Bhad Bhabie, also known as Danielle Peskowitz Bregoli, stating harassment from Bhad. The appeal was temporarily closed, and later on, dropped by Skai. Jackson’s love life is not yet revealed.

Skai Jackson Net Worth

Skai has a very successful career since her childhood days and reportedly, she has an estimated net worth of $500 thousand. At a very young age, she has earned a lot of fame and name, and it’s all because of her strong determination towards her career. The rising star, Jackson has numerous fans all over the world. She has approx 6 Million followers on Instagram, also 18,000 subscribers (approx) on her YouTube Channel.


  1. When Skai was just a small child, she worked as a model for companies like Cocoa-Cola and Old Navy.
  2. Although some people are mistaken that Skai is Janet Jackson’s daughter, however, she has no connection with Janet and Michael Jackson.
  3. Skai appeared in ABC’s Dancing With The Stars in September 2020.
  4. In 2019, a sick rumor was spread stating Skai had been murdered, but no, she is luckily alive and growing!
  5. On 11th of May, 2020, Skai announced her accomplishment of high school graduation on social media.
  6. On June 6, 2020, after doxing an alleged minor over a racially insensitive statement on an Instagram post, Jackson faced criticism.

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