Trevor Jackson Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 18 Apr, 2018
Facts of Trevor Jackson
Date of Birth: 1996 , August-30
Age: 22 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name Trevor Jackson
Birth Name Trevor Howard Lawrence Jackson
Father Kevin Jackson
Mother Cam Baxter
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Indianapolis, Indiana
Ethnicity African-American
Profession Actor, Singer
Net Worth $2 million
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Face Color Black
Famous for Eureka, Let It Be, American Crime
Movies Let It Be,Albert! Or, My Life in the Ocean, Superfly
TV Show Eureka, American Crime, Grown-ish, Black-ish
Siblings Ian Jackson
Albums Rough Drafts Pt. 1
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Young Artist Award-winning American actor and singer, Trevor Jackson is popular for portraying the role of Kevin Blake on Syfy TV series, Eureka. He is also well-recognized for his role, Kris McDuffy on Disney Channel’s TV movie, Let It Be.

Jackson started his musical career in 2012 signing a contract with Atlantic Records. The following year, he released his first single, Like We Grown. On 23rd March 2018, he released his debut album, Rough Drafts Pt. 1.

Early Life And Education Of Trevor Jackson

Trevor Jackson was born Trevor Howard Lawrence Jackson to Cam Baxter and Kevin Jackson on 30th August 1996 in Indianapolis, Indiana under the birth sign Virgo. Jackson is American by nationality and belongs to African-American ethnicity.

CAPTION: Trevor at his early age. SOURCE: Instagram

His parents raised him with his older brother, Ian Jackson. Despite coming from a family interested in basketball he decided to build his career in entertainment industry. From the early age of 3, he started dancing.

Trevor Jackson’s Career

Acting

Initially, Trevor Jackson used to showcase his talent at local venue nationally. Jackson also performed a dance routine in a syndicated music TV show, Showtime at the Apollo hosted by Steve Harvey. At the age of 8, he got the role of Young Simba in a national tour of The Lion King.

By 2010, he expanded his career in acting. The year, he worked in movies, Albert! Or, My Life in the Ocean and The Way He Makes Them Feel: A Michael Jackson Fan Documentary. He also worked in a science fiction TV series, Eureka. He rose to fame after he appeared in the TV series as Kevin Blake. He shared the screen with Colin Ferguson, Erica Cerra, Salli Richardson, Neil Grayston and Joe Morton.

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In 2012, he worked in the movie, Ley It Shine with Tyler James Williams, Coco Jones, Brandon Mychal Smith, and Dawnn Lewis. His acting in the TV movie was highly appreciated. Besides, some of his popular TV series are:

TV Series Role IMDB Rating Cast Members
American Crime (2016) Kevin LaCroix 8.5 Felicity Huffman, Regina King, Timothy Hutton and Lili Taylor.
Black-ish (2017) Aaron 7.1 Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Yara Shahidi and Marcus Scribner.
Grown-ish (2018) Aaron 6.5 Yara Shahidi, Deon Cole, Francia Raisa and Emily Arlook.

As of 2018, he is working in the movie, Superfly and ABC series Black-ish spin-off, Grown-ish. His acting in the TV series helped him to win Young Artist Awards in 2012.

Music

Jackson started his professional music career in 2012 signing a contract with Atlantic Records. Subsequently, he released his debut single, Like We Grown. Later, he collaborated with some producers, Justin Martin, Darrin Dewitt Henson and Demetria McKinney to create his EP, #NewThang.

In September 2013, he released his EP, #NewThang. He toured in the High School Nation Tour with Atlantic Records artist, Justin Skye to promote the EP. The same year, he released his second single, Drop It. On 23rd March 2018, he released his first album, Rough Drafts Pt.1.

He wanted his album to serve as a cohesive unit. He stated,

‘’ make an album that is not just a bunch of singles, but an album that can be listened to from top to bottom.’’

In 2013, Jackson created a self-titled YouTube channel. On 25th February 2013, he uploaded single, Like We Grown which earned over 12 million views. He then uploaded several tracks. As of 2018, his YouTube channel has over 274k subscribers.

Trevor Jackson’s Net Worth

Trevor Jackson has an estimated net worth of $2 million. His acting and music career is his major source of income. He also earns a good amount from his YouTube channel.

 He earns $354-$5.7k monthly and $4.2k-$67.9k yearly from his self-titled YouTube channel. As per some online sources, he earns the salary of $730k per episode from the TV series, Grown-ish.

Jackson is a supporter of Snoop Dogg’s anti-violence ‘’No Guns Allowed’’ by releasing a cover of Snoop Dogg’s single, No Guns Allowed. In 2013, he volunteered at Ronald McDonald House Charities in Chicago. The same year, he participated in the Strike Out Cystic Fibrosis’s Bowling Charity Event and hosted the Duffy’s Hope 11th Annual Teen Youth Empowerment Summit in Dover. He also worked with The League of Young of Young Voters Education Fund and NBA Cares.

Trevor Jackson’s Personal Life

Grow-ish actor, Trevor Jackson is yet to be married. In 2014, he was rumored to be dating beautiful American actress and singer, Zendaya. Later, he confirmed that they are just close friends and nothing more than that. He stated,

‘’ She's one of those people that I was able to relate to just coming up [with] both of us not really having that many friends because we were always working. We were able to call each other and be like 'Yo, this is what happened today' and just really relate and understand each other.’’

On 5th March 2018, Jackson posted a picture with his cast member from Grown-ish, Francia Raisa with a caption,

‘’Giving my girl a hard time is kinda my thing. Had the best time watching the #Oscars on @directv with you.’’

They seem like they are dating, however, has not revealed anything regarding their relationship.

CAPTION: Trevor with Francia. SOURCE: Instagram

He was highly inspired by Nicholas Brothers, Gregory Hines, Brian McKnight and Michael Jackson to pursue a career in music.

CAPTION: Trevor showing his tattoo. SOURCE: Instagram

He inked Jesus Christ's on his back.

Here is the video in which, Yara Shahidi and Trevor Jackson talk about their life and the TV series, Grow-ish:

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