Jake Smollett

About Jake Smollett

Who is it?: Actor
Birth Day: July 29, 1989
Birth Place: New York City, United States
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1992–present
Relatives: Jussie Smollett (brother) Jurnee Smollett-Bell (sister)
Website: jakesmollett.com

Jake Smollett

Jake Smollett was born on July 29, 1989 in New York City, United States, is Actor. Jake Smollett is an American actor best known for starring as a child actor in the ABC comedy series ‘On Our Own’, which also had his siblings in major roles. The sitcom was a popular one and earned him a nomination for Young Artist Awards in the category Best Performance by an Actor Under Ten in a TV Series. Born into a family of actors, it comes as no surprise that Jake began his own career as a baby diaper model when he was just an infant. Having entered the world of show biz at a very tender age, he literally grew up in front of the camera which explains the confidence he naturally exudes as a performer. Cute and talented, he was also blessed with an inherent love for acting which made him a popular choice for playing little boys of color in several television series. After appearing in a small role in the sitcom ‘Hangin' with Mr. Cooper’ in 1992, he went on to portray a variety of characters in various other television series.
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🎂 Jake Smollett - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

Currently, Jake Smollett is 34 years, 10 months and 21 days old. Jake Smollett will celebrate 35rd birthday on a Monday 29th of July 2024. Below we countdown to Jake Smollett upcoming birthday.

Popular As Jake Smollett
Occupation Film & Theater Personalities
Age 34 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born July 29, 1989 (New York City, United States)
Birthday July 29
Town/City New York City, United States
Nationality United States

🌙 Zodiac

Jake Smollett’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Jake Smollett was born in the Year of the Snake. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Snake are seductive, gregarious, introverted, generous, charming, good with money, analytical, insecure, jealous, slightly dangerous, smart, they rely on gut feelings, are hard-working and intelligent. Compatible with Rooster or Ox.



Smollett was born in New York City, to a family of actors, the son of Janet (née Harris) and Joel Smollett. His Father was Jewish (his family immigrated from Russia and Poland), and his mother is African-American. Smollett began his career as a baby diaper model. His first role in a scripted series was in Hangin' with Mr. Cooper. He then starred alongside his five brothers and sisters in the ABC sitcom, On Our Own. Smollett also starred alongside his sister Jurnee Smollett as Samuel L. Jackson's son in the critically acclaimed feature film Eve's Bayou, directed by Kasi Lemmons. He was in ABC Family's The Middleman. Jake portrayed Noser, a character derived from Javier Grillo-Marxuach's comic book. The entire cast of The Middleman sat on the panel for Comic-Con in July 2009.


In 2016 Smollett joined his five brothers and sisters on Food Network to cook family style meals every Saturday on "Smollett Eats". He has also recently appeared guest judging on Food Network's hit show "Chopped Junior". In 2017 Jake will join Rachael Ray on The Rachael Ray Show all season long for cooking segments.

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