Know About Skai Jackson; Height, Instagram, Parents, Mom, Now, Dating

Published Date: 27 Sep, 2019 Updated date: 27 Sep, 2019 By Celebs Podium

A passion to achieve something in life fired a hunger of acting on Skai Jackson. That was how the 17-years-of-age marched her foot in showbiz and now has already made a name for herself as the cast of the Disney series, Jessie.

Skai Jackson turned professional with her big-screen breakthrough in 2007. Since, she has appeared in more than a dozen movies and TV shows.

Skai Jackson Bio: Age, Parents, Mom, Height

The 17-years-of-age starlet was born on 8 April 2002 in New York City, New York, the United States. Skai is among the three children of her parents, Kiya Cole (mom) and Jacob Jackson (Dad). Her family includes one brother and one sister. Skai’s mom separated from her husband and is now living taking care of her three children.


Skai Jackson with her mom Kiya Cole on 19 September 2019 (Picture: Kiya’s Instagram)

Skai, who has an average height of 5 feet and 2 inches (1.58 m), was passionate about acting since her young age. Eventually, she found her mojo in the entertainment world.

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Her Career

Skai Jackson’s professional debut came as Destiny in the 2007 independent film, Liberty Kid. A year later, she starred in a short movie titled Rescue Me. Skai landed her television breakthrough with the voice role in the animated musical children’s series, Team Umizoomi, in 2010. 

Besides, Skai continued her big-screen appearance on movies like Arthur (2011), The Smurfs (2011), and G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013). Her notable appearance on TV is that of Zuri Ross in the Disney Channel comedy TV series, Jessie, from 2011 to 2015. 


Skai Jackson as Zuri Ross on Jessie (Picture: IMDB)

As of now, Skai enjoys fascinating TV career with other projects like Dora the Explorer (2012-2014), Bunk’d (2015-2018), Marvel Rising: Initiation (2018), and Marvel Rising: Battle of the Bands (2019).

Is Skai Jackson Dating Anyone?

Still young, Skai Jackson seems a touch far from real-life romantic bliss. She is currently single and completely focused on caressing her professional acting career.

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Some Interesting Facts About Skai Jackson

  • Skai initiated her career as a child model appearing in the commercials for Band-Aid bandages, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, and Old Navy.
  • She is also known as an author and is releasing her book titled Reach for the Skai: How to Inspire, Empower, and Clapback, in October 2019.
  • Skai has featured in one of the videos in her mom’s YouTube channel titled kiyacole1.
  • She is active on Instagram with 6.1 million followers.  
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