Jadah Marie is a young American actress, model and singer, perhaps best known for her portrayal of Celia Facilier in “Descendants 3”, and Flynn in “Julie and the Phantoms”. Keep reading to find out more about the teenage actress.
Early Life, Family, Educational Background
Jadah Marie ‘JJ’ Johnson was born on 2 June 2005, under the zodiac sign of Gemini, in Fontana, California USA, into a family of African ancestry, and holds American nationality.
Her parents Christian Redd and Chiresse Ferguson, raised a large family of nine children, of which Jadah Marie is the youngest. Her oldest sibling is the actor Norman Johnson Jr., while her identical twin brothers – Amir and Amari O’Neil – are also child actors who have starred in various movies.
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At the age of three, Jadah’s father took her to a meeting with his agent, who asked if Jadah was going to act as well. At that point, Jadah got hooked on acting, and never looked back. Jadah’s also been involved in athletics since she was four years old, participated in gymnastics competitions, and was a cheerleader at school. She also won three national awards as a flyer.
Jadah and her siblings are a group of actors inspired mainly by their father’s involvement in the industry.
There are currently no details of Jadah’s educational background, but we’ll be sure to update the article accordingly.
Jadah Marie started her acting career as a child actor at the age of 11. She made her on-screen debut in the television series “Blue Bloods” (2016), in which she played Ashley Reeds in the episode tagged ‘Personal Business’. Subsequently, she joined the cast of “Mann and Wife” in 2017, playing the role of Natasha ‘Tasha’ Mann in 28 episodes of the sitcom, which starred real-life couple, David and Tamela Mann.
In “Ready Elementary One” (2018), Jadah Marie took a minor role as the Elementary Kid, then appeared in a short music video, “Descendants 3: Good to Be Bad” (2019). She and Sarah Jeffrey also made another soundtrack for the movie, and called it “Audrey’s Christmas Rewind”. Later that year, she landed the role of Celia Facilier, daughter of Dr. Facilier, aka The Shadow Man in the movie “Descendants 3”, opposite Dove Cameron, Cameron Boyce and Sofia Carson.
In 2020, Jadah Marie portrayed the character Flynn, Julie’s best friend and student of Loz Feliz High School, in the original Netflix series “Julie and the Phantoms”.
Early in 2021, she starred as Jamie Family in the TV drama “Home Invasion”, opposite Morena Baccarin, Marilyn Cutts and Johan Glans, then later that year she joined the comedy series “Family Reunion” as Morgan. As of late-2021, Jadah has a role in the short film “No Safe Place” directed by Calvin J Walker, which is still in production.
In 2021, Jadah Marie was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award.
Jadah Marie often refers to herself as an old soul, as she follows her father’s taste in music. However, she never knew she could sing until she performed a soundtrack for “Descendants 3”.
She recently launched her singing career as a teenager, with her debut recording, “Lifestyle”, released in 2020. Some of her popular songs include “Break This Down” and “Good to Be Bad”, both of which have been streamed nearly 60 million times on Spotify. She’s now working on her debut EP, ‘One Tribe’. Kara Saun is her Creative Director.
She also wrote and performed on the soundtracks for “MsMojo”, “Behind the Band”, and “Julie and the Phantoms”. She uploads her music videos onto her YouTube channel, ‘Jadah Marie’, with 17 200 subscribers. On 5 February 2021, she released a music video for her song, “The Chase”, featuring Nashville-based singer Keelie Walker.
The singer has over 400,000 monthly listeners on the streaming platform Spotify; she describes her musical style as a mix of Pop Voodoo Princess and R&B.
Personal Life, Relationship
The 16-year old actress keeps her personal life away from the media, although she tends to share details about her upcoming projects. She has a few nephews and nieces from her older siblings, including Baby Eden, whose photos she mostly shares on her Instagram page.
She has a close friendship with fellow actresses Madison Reyes and Savannah Lee May.
The Johnson family are a tight-knit bunch, and Jadah often sings her father’s praises publicly. On his birthday, she wrote a tribute to him on Instagram, ‘I wouldn’t be the person I am today were it not for you and mom…love you’.
On her Instagram page (@thejadahmarie), she has a million followers. She creates sponsored posts for brands such as Adika, Forsaken Harmony, Call It Spring, and UbaTuba. Jadah Marie is also a humanitarian, and has a passion for providing care to children in group homes. She’s partnered with Foster More to provide help and raise awareness of underprivileged children’s situation in group homes.
The actress appears to be single, or possibly dating on a low-key basis.
Jadah Marie currently lives in Studio City, Los Angeles California, with her family.
Appearance, Clothing Style
Jadah Marie Johnson is 5ft 3ins (1.61m) tall and weighs around 110lbs (50kgs). She has long, curly black hair and a pair of expressive brown eyes. However, Jadah mostly wears her hair in colorful braids, ponytails, and weaves. As per her dressing style, Jadah likes to dress in sweatpants/baggy jeans and crop tops.
Hobbies, Favorite Things, and Interesting Facts
- Jadah Marie enjoys traveling, and spending time outdoors, especially at the beach with friends.
- Her favorite colors are red and blue.
- She loves to share quirky videos on TikTok.
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Net Worth and Salary
As of late 2021, Jadah Marie Johnson has an estimated net worth of $1 million, earned from acting, singing, modeling, brand collaborations, and some personal projects. Property owned by Jadah Marie and her family remains undisclosed.