Skai Jackson
Full Name

Skai Syed Jackson

Place of birth

Staten Island, New York


April 8, 2002 (age 17)



Years Active





Zuri Ross

Skai Syed Jackson (born April 8, 2002) is an American actress. She is best known for playing various roles in the movie the Smurfs and the commercial Band-Aide. She used to play Zuri Ross in the Disney Channel sitcom JESSIE. She played  Zuri in Bunk'd, the series following Jessie.

 Early Life and Career

Skai Jackson was born on April 8, 2002, in Staten Island, New York to Kiya and Jacob Jackson. She has a younger sister and a younger brother. As a  young girl, she appeared in several commercials and shows such as Band-Aid bandages and Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil. She is also a child model.

Her first major acting role was in the independent film Liberty Kid (2007). Followed by other films such as Rescue Me (2008) and The Rebound (2009). In 2009, she was cast member of the Nickelodeon pre-school animated series Bubble Guppies playing the role of Little Fish. From 2010 to 2011 she guest-starred in the television series Team Umizoomi, Royal Painsand Boardwalk Empire. She also had small role roles in the 2011 films Arthur and The Smurfs.

In 2011, she was cast as Zuri Ross in the Disney Channel sitcom Jessie.


Year Title Role Notes
2007 Liberty Kid Destiny (age 3) Independent film
2008 Rescue Me Little Girl Short film
2009 The Rebound Museum Little Girl #1 Theatrical film
2009–2010 Bubble Guppies Little Fish Series regular
2010 Team Umizoomi Unknown Episode: "The Rolling Toy Parade"
2010 Royal Pains Maddie Phillips Episode: "Big Whoop"
2011 Arthur Little Girl
Theatrical film
2011 The Smurfs Kicking Girl Theatrical film
2011 Boardwalk Empire Unknown Episode: "What Does the Bee Do?"
2011–2015 JESSIE Zuri Ross Series regular, Main character
2012-present Odessa Odessa One Episode has aired (so far)
2012 Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil Madison Episode: "Only the Loan-ly/Roll Reversal"
2013 G.I. Joe: Retaliation Roadblock's Daughter Uncredited
2013 The Watsons Go to Birmingham Joetta TV movie
2015-2018 Bunk'd Zuri Ross Series regular, Main character

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