Jaden Smith was born on July 8, 1998 in Malibu, CA. He is an American actor, dancer, and rapper. Jaden Smith won an MTV award for his performance in The Pursuit of Happyness. He co-starred with his father Will Smith in both The Pursuit of Happyness and in the 2013 science fiction film After Earth. He also co-starred with Jackie Chan in the 2010 remake of The Karate Kid.