Jackson in 2011
April 8, 2002|
New York City, New York, U.S.
Life and career
Her first major acting role was in the independent film Liberty Kid (2007), followed an episode of Rescue Me (2008) and the film 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.
In 2011, she was cast as Zuri Ross in the Disney Channel sitcom Jessie. In 2014, she guest-starred in an episode of Disney XD's animated series Ultimate Spider-Man. In 2015, a new Disney Channel series Bunk'd, a spin-off of Jessie, was announced where Jackson reprises her role of Zuri Ross.
|2007||Liberty Kid||Destiny – age 3||Independent film|
|2008||Rescue Me||Little Girl||Short film|
|2009||The Rebound||Museum Little Girl #1|
|2011||The Smurfs||Kicking Girl|
|2013||G.I. Joe: Retaliation||Roadblock's daughter|
|2014||My Dad's a Soccer Mom||Lacy Casey|
|2010||Team Umizoomi||Kayla||Voice role; episode: "The Rolling Toy Parade"|
|2010||Royal Pains||Maddie Phillips||Episode: "Big Whoop"|
|2011||Boardwalk Empire||Aneisha||Episode: "What Does the Bee Do?"|
|2011–2013||Bubble Guppies||Little Fish||Voice role; main role (seasons 1–2); 39 episodes|
|2011–2015||Jessie||Zuri Ross||Main role|
|2012||Austin & Ally||Zuri Ross||Episode: "Austin & Jessie & Ally All Star New Year"|
|2012–2014||Dora the Explorer||Isa the Iguana||Voice role; recurring role|
|2013||Good Luck Charlie||Zuri Ross||Episode: "Good Luck Jessie: NYC Christmas"|
|2013||The Watsons Go to Birmingham||Joetta Watson||Television film (Hallmark)|
|2014||Ultimate Spider-Man||Zuri Ross||Voice role; episode: "Halloween Night at the Museum"|
|2015–present||Bunk'd||Zuri Ross||Main role|
|2015||K.C. Undercover||Zuri Ross||Episode: "All Howl's Eve"|
- Kowalski, Kristine Hope (April 8, 2015). "Happy Birthday: See 13 Pics of Skai Jackson Growing Up on the Red Carpet". Twist. Retrieved May 12, 2016.
The Jessie actress is celebrating her 13th birthday today....
- "Show bios - Skai Jackson". Disney Channel Press. Retrieved December 12, 2015.
- "Skai Jackson, from Disney's "Jessie", crowned Queen of Lip Sync at Premiere Event". Premiere Event. Retrieved December 8, 2014.
- Ge, Linda. "'Jessie' Stars Get Animated for 'Ultimate Spider-Man' Crossover (Exclusive Photos)". The Wrap. Retrieved December 8, 2014.
- Andreeva, Nellie (February 25, 2015). "Disney Channel's 'Jessie' Ending Run, But Spinoff Series Set With Stars Peyton List, Karan Brar & Skai Jackson". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 25, 2015.
- "All Howl's Eve". Disney Channel Press. Retrieved September 21, 2015.