Who is Talia Jackson? Wiki Biography
Talia Jackson was born in Madison, Wisconsin USA, on 28 August 2001 – her zodiac sign is Virgo and she holds American nationality. She is popular for being an actress and a singer, who played Jade in the “Family Reunion” Netflix series.
Early life and education
Talia spent her childhood in Madison, raised by her parents alongside her younger brother Armani, who is an actor as well, and has appeared in “The Last Witch Hunter” fantasy action movie released in 2015. Talia’s African-American father, Trent played basketball in the National Basketball Association (NBA) while her White Caucasian mother, Kelly was a model – they divorced in 2009 after being married for 17 years.
Talia fell in love with singing and acting at the age of seven, so her parents enrolled her at an acting school – her first appearance on TV was when she was eight years old, featuring in the “Disney English” TV program. Talia is also a singer, and released her first song called “I’m not Jealous” in July 2019.
Talia’s mother Kelly was born in Los Angeles, California, in 1970, and was a model, writer, actress, and a film producer. She met Talia’s father Trent at a party when the two were still in their teens – they married in 1992, and Kelly gave birth to Talia in 2001, and Armani on 25 October 2003.
Kelly graduated from college with a bachelor’s degree in 1992 and was mostly focused on working on her acting and modelling careers throughout the years – she served as a model for Elite and Ford agencies before launching her acting career.
Talia’s father Trent was born in 1968 in Wisconsin, and fell in love with basketball at a very early age. He won a basketball scholarship to the University of Wisconsin, and is ranked third in Wisconsin’s history after scoring 1,545 points, being the first player to surpass 1,500 points, 250 rebounds, and 250 assists.
He is one of four people who studied at the University of Wisconsin who averaged over 19 points per game in seasons1988 and 1989, and is credited with leading the Badgers team to the National Invitation Tournament in 1989, their first tournament since 1947. After graduation, he began playing in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Milwaukee Bucks in 1989, then for Houston Rockets in 1991, and Minnesota Timberwolves in 1992, while he has also played for Orlando Magic and Miami Heat before joining the Chicago Bulls in 1996.
Between 1991 and 1998, he also played in Turkey, Taiwan and Japan among other countries and won the Austrian League Championship in the 1995-1996 season.
Talia’s brother, Armani is a 16 year-old actor ,who has already amassed over $1.5 million net worth. He launched his acting career at the age of six, and has appeared in movies and TV series such as “The Last Witch Hunter”, “Little Boxes”, and “Ready Player One” among others. He has been praised for his performance in the “Grey’s Anatomy” TV series, in which he played Braden Morris called “The Bubble Boy” – he is 5ft 11in (1.55m) tall, has curly brown hair and hazel eyes.
Talia’s career as an actress
Talia made her debut appearance in “A Green Story” movie in 2012, in which she played Alexsia, and in 2013 won a role in the “Awakened” thriller drama movie. She can be seen playing the side role of Dusty Gable in the “Raised by Wolves” movie released in 2017, while she’s also played Zoe in an episode of the “Station 19” TV series.
Talia is mostly popular for portraying Jade McKellan in the comedy “Family Reunion” Netflix series – it follows the story of a family from Seattle who decides to move to Georgia to be closer to their extended family, and stars Tia Mowry Hardrict, Anthony Alabi, and Talia.
Talia is currently living in Los Angeles in California, having moved there with her mother and brother after her parents’ divorce.
Love life and relationships
Talia is said to be in a relationship with a boy whom she met during her junior year at high school – the two have allegedly been dating for nearly four years now, but are keeping their relationship away from the public’s attention.
Hobbies and other interests
Talia‘s favorite actor and actress are Chris Hemsworth and Scarlet Johansson. She has a strong passion for travelling, but has so far only been able to visit several states in the US – she is hoping to have a tour around Europe soon. Talia’s favorite colors are black, pink and red; she enjoys going shopping for clothes, and is a fashionista, often uploading her outfit combinations onto her Instagram account. She is a big lover of animals, especially marine and farm animals and dogs, and often volunteers at an animal shelter close to her home. She is a philanthropist too, and has helped the Global Lyme Alliance raise funds for the research and treatment of Lyme Disease.
Talia enjoys eating fruits, especially grapes – she likes eating ice cream, while her favorite foods are French fries and pizza. She is taking good care of her physique, and has four to five training sessions at the gym each week.
Appearance and net worth
Talia is 18 years old. She has long curly brown hair and black eyes, is 5ft 6ins (1.68m) tall, weighs around 112lbs (51kgs), and her vital statistics are 32-23-32. She wears shoes size five and dress size two. Her net worth is close to $300,000.