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Born Jadagrace Michiko Gordy-Nash
(1999-09-01) September 1, 1999 (age 18)
Residence Beverly Hills, California
Occupation Actress
Years active 2008-present
Website Jadagrace Official Website

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, "Run Dat Back", was included as a "new artist" track on volume 42 of Now That's What I Call Music! in 2012[2] and released her first single entitled "Express Yourself" when she was nine years old.[3] 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][4]

Early life

Jadagrace was born to a Japanese-American mother and African-American father.[5] She got her start as a dancer when she was 5 years old, dancing at the Debbie Allen Dance Academy.[3]

Acting career

Jadagrace had her first acting credit for Three Versus, a 2008 short film where she played the character Bitsy Mott.[6] 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.[3]


Year Title Role Medium
2008 Three Verses Bitsy Mott Short Film
2009 Terminator Salvation[7] Star Movie
2012–present The Jadagrace Show Jadagrace Television Series

Music career

Jadagrace recorded her first song, "Express Yourself", when she was nine years old.[3] She was discovered for her music by Redfoo of LMFAO.[4] She signed a deal with Epic Records and released her first single, "Run Dat Back" in 2012.[4][1]

In 2015, she signed a record deal with Capitol Motown and released her first single titled “Vibe” in July 2016.[8][9]

See also


  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. ^ "NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 42 To Be Released May 1". Entertainment Business Newsweekly. HighBeam Research. 6 May 2012. Retrieved 15 March 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d Aisha (12 October 2012). "Jadagrace Stars In Her Own New Show". Black Celeb Kids. Retrieved 15 March 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c "LMFAO Redfoo Presents 13-Year-Old Singing Sensation Jadagrace". Perez Hilton. 12 March 2013. Retrieved 15 March 2013. 
  5. ^ "Jadagrace Attends A Couple Of Events". Black Celeb Kids. 7 June 2009. Retrieved 15 March 2013. 
  6. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2657272/
  7. ^ Anderson, John (20 May 2009). "Hasta La Levity, Baby: Through The Past Darkly, Terminator Delivers Thrills". The Washington Post. HighBeam Research. Retrieved 15 March 2013. 
  8. ^ "Upcoming Event - Merging Recording Artists And Production Music: Responding To Demand For Radio-Ready". PMA. Retrieved 2017-05-17. 
  9. ^ Desk, BWW News. "Musician Midi Jones Signs Publishing Deal with Music Publisher SyncStories". Retrieved 2017-05-17. 

External links

  • Jadagrace Official Website
  • Jadagrace on IMDb
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