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Jadagrace Michiko Gordy-Nash

(1999-09-01) September 1, 1999 (age 19)
ResidenceBeverly Hills, California
Years active2008-present

Jadagrace (born Jadagrace Michiko Gordy-Nash on September 1, 1999) is an American actress, dancer, and singer. She appeared in the 2009 film, Terminator Salvation. Her song "Express Yourself" was released as a single when she was nine years old.[2] She was signed to a record deal in 2012 after being discovered by Redfoo of LMFAO, and released her first single "Run Dat Back" under the Epic Records music label.[1][3]

Early life[edit]

Jadagrace was born to a Japanese-American mother and African-American father.[4] She got her start as a dancer when she was 5 years old, dancing at the Debbie Allen Dance Academy.[2]

Acting career[edit]

Jadagrace had her first acting credit for Three Versus, a 2008 short film where she played the character Bitsy Mott.[5] Her first major role came in 2009 when she landed the role of Star in the movie Terminator Salvation. In 2012, Cookie Jar Entertainment began production on The Jadagrace Show, a series about a 12-year-old girl who gets her own television show after a video she uploaded on the Internet goes viral.[2]


Year Title Role Medium
2008 Three Verses Bitsy Mott Short Film
2009 Terminator Salvation[6] Star Movie
2012–present The Jadagrace Show Jadagrace Television Series

Music career[edit]

Jadagrace recorded her first song, "Express Yourself", when she was nine years old.[2] She was discovered for her music by Redfoo of LMFAO.[3] She signed a deal with Epic Records and released her first single, "Run Dat Back" in 2012.[3][1]

In 2015, she signed a record deal with Capitol Motown and released her first single titled "Vibe" in July 2016.[7][8]


  1. ^ a b c Bernicker, Alison (13 March 2013). "What Do You Think Of 13-Year-Old Singer Jadagrace". Seventeen Magazine. Retrieved 15 March 2013.
  2. ^ a b c d Aisha (12 October 2012). "Jadagrace Stars In Her Own New Show". Black Celeb Kids. Retrieved 15 March 2013.
  3. ^ a b c "LMFAO Redfoo Presents 13-Year-Old Singing Sensation Jadagrace". Perez Hilton. 12 March 2013. Retrieved 15 March 2013.
  4. ^ "Jadagrace Attends A Couple Of Events". Black Celeb Kids. 7 June 2009. Retrieved 15 March 2013.
  5. ^ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2657272/
  6. ^ Anderson, John (20 May 2009). "Hasta La Levity, Baby: Through The Past Darkly, Terminator Delivers Thrills". The Washington Post. HighBeam Research. Archived from the original on 21 September 2014. Retrieved 15 March 2013.
  7. ^ "Upcoming Event - Merging Recording Artists And Production Music: Responding To Demand For Radio-Ready". PMA. Retrieved 2017-05-17.
  8. ^ Desk, BWW News. "Musician Midi Jones Signs Publishing Deal with Music Publisher SyncStories". Retrieved 2017-05-17.

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