Jaden Smith

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How Jaden Smith’s net worth was built

Young actor Jaden Smith is the son of actors Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith. His first film role was in “The Pursuit of Happyness” (2006), in which he played the son of a down-and-out dad, played by his father. In 2008, Smith appeared on “The Suite Life of Zach and Cody” on the Disney Channel.

From there, the actor landed other starring roles, including in “The Karate Kid” remake in 2010 with Jackie Chan. In 2014, Smith again played his father’s son in the film “After Earth.” Smith also appeared in the Justin Bieber film, “Never Say Never” (2012), in which he also sang.

Smith had a net worth as of May 2017 of $8 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

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Jaden Smith

  • Born: 1998
  • Birthplace: Malibu, California

What he’s up to now

Smith has musical aspirations, but his plans are not clear. He told his 5 million Instagram followers that he has plans to work on inspirational projects that go beyond music and clothing. Smith recently became the first male model for Louis Vuitton womenswear, modeling skirts and more. He has a recurring role in the Netflix original series “The Get Down,” a musical drama.


Smith won a Phoenix Film Critics Society Award in 2006 for his role in “The Pursuit of Happyness.” In 2007, he won a Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Chemistry, which he shared with his dad. In 2011, he won a Young Artist Award for his role in “The Karate Kid” remake. He also got several nominations for MTV Movie Awards. In 2015, he got a nomination from the BET Awards for the YoungStars Award.

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