Young Artist Award-winning American actor and singer, Trevor Jackson is popular for portraying the role of Kevin Blake on the Syfy TV series, Eureka. He is also well-recognized for his role as 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, As We Grown. On 23rd March 2018, he released his debut album, Rough Drafts Pt. 1.
Short Biography Of Trevor Jackson
Trevor Jackson was born Trevor Howard Lawrence Jackson to Cam Baxter and Kevin Jackson on 30th August 1996 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was born under the birth sign Virgo. Jackson is American by nationality and belongs to the African-American ethnicity.
His parents raised him alongside his older brother, Ian Jackson. Despite coming from a family interested in basketball he decided to build his career in the entertainment industry. From the early age of 3, he started dancing.
Jackson’s Career Highlight
AT the early stage of his career, Trevor Jackson used to showcase his talent at local venues 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 like Albert! Or, My Life in the Ocean and The Way He Makes Them Feel: A Michael Jackson Fan Doc u mentary. He also worked in a science fiction TV series, Eureka alongside Colin Ferguson, Joe Morton, Debrah Farentino, and Jordan Hinson.
He rose to fame after he appeared in the TV series as Kevin Blake. He shared the screen with Erica Cerra, Salli Richardson, Neil Grayston, and Joe Morton.
In 2012, he worked in the movie, Let 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.
Jackson started his professional music career in 2012 signing a contract with Atlantic Records. Subsequently, he released his debut single, Like We Grown in 2013. 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 a single, Like We Grown which earned over 12 million views. He then uploaded several tracks. As of January 2020, his YouTube channel has over 411k subscribers and is estimated to earn around $3.6k to $57k annually from his channel.
How Much Is Trevor's Net Worth?
As per Celebrity Net Worth, Trevor Jackson has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of January 2020. His acting and music career is his major source of income. He also earns a good amount of cash from his YouTube channel.
According to Social Blade, he earns $297-$4.8k monthly to $3.6k-$57k yearly from his self-titled YouTube channel. As per some online sources, he earns a salary of $730k per episode from the TV series, Grown-ish.
Life Behind the Camera
Jackson is supported Snoop Dogg’s anti-violence ‘’No Guns Allowed’’ campaign 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 Young of Young Voters Education Fund and NBA Cares.
Is Jackson Dating Anyone?
Grown-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, he has not revealed anything regarding their relationship.
He was highly inspired by Nicholas Brothers, Gregory Hines, Brian McKnight, and Michael Jackson to pursue a career in music.
He has a tattoo of Jesus Christ on his back.
Age, Body Measurements and Other Facts
- Age: As of 2020, Trevor Jackson is 23 years old.
- Birth Sign: His birth sign is Virgo
- Height: Trevor Jackson has a tall height of 6 feet 0 inches(183 cm).
- Weight: His body weight is around 75 kg or 165 pounds
- Body Measurements: Trevor has a muscular body built with the measurements of 36-13-30 inches(chest-biceps-waist).
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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