Skai Jackson

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Skai Jackson
Skai Jackson 2011.jpg
Jackson at the Radio Disney's "N.B.T." Winner Finale Concert in December 2011
Born (2002-04-08) April 8, 2002 (age 12)[1][2]
New York City, New York, USA
Occupation Actress/ Model
Years active 2007–present

Skai Jackson (born April 8, 2002) is an American actress. She currently co-stars as Zuri Ross in the Disney Channel sitcom Jessie.


Skai Jackson was born in New York City.[3] She began her career as a child model appearing in numerous national commercials, including for Band-Aid bandages.[3]

Her first major acting role was in the independent film Liberty Kid (2007). Followed by other films such as Rescue Me (2008) and The Rebound (2009). In 2009, she was cast member of the Nickelodeon pre-school animated series Bubble Guppies playing role of Little Fish. From 2010 to 2011 she guest starred in the television series Team Umizoomi, Royal Pains and Boardwalk Empire. She also had small roles in the 2011 films Arthur and The Smurfs.[4]

In 2011, she was cast as Zuri Ross in the Disney Channel sitcom Jessie starring Debby Ryan.[3]


Year Title Role Notes
2007 Liberty Kid Destiny - age 3 Independent film
2008 Rescue Me Little Girl Short film
2009 The Rebound Museum Little Girl #1 Theatrical film
2009/10 Bubble Guppies Little Fish (Season 1-2)
2010 Team Umizoomi Kayla Episode: "The Rolling Toy Parade"
Royal Pains Maddie Phillips Episode: "Big Whoop"
2011 Arthur Little Girl
Theatrical film
The Smurfs Kicking Girl
Boardwalk Empire Aneisha Episode: "What Does the Bee Do?"
2011–present Jessie Zuri Ross Main Role; Disney Channel Original Series
2013 Good Luck Charlie "Good Luck Jessie: NYC Christmas" (season 4: episode 17)
The Watsons go to Birmingham Joetta Watson Hallmark Channel film


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