Who Is China Anne McClain?
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China Anne McClain is an American singer and actress. She currently has a roster of projects on the Disney Channel. She is perhaps known for her lead role on ANT Farm. It is a Disney Channel show that ran for three seasons. She is also a member of the band McClain, comprised of herself and her two sisters.
Career Focus: Singing, Acting
Popular Works: [Film] Madea’s Family Reunion (2006, Tyler Perry), A Dennis The Menace Christmas (2007, Ron Oliver), Daddy’s Little Girls (2007, Tyler Perry), Grown Ups (2010, Dennis Dugan), Grown Ups 2 (2013, Dennis Dugan), Barbershop: The Next Cut (2016, Malcolm D. Lee), Sheep and Wolves (2016, Andrey Galat & Maxim Volkov), Blood Brother (2018, John Pogue) [Television] Tyler Perry’s House of Payne (2007-2012, TBS), Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003-Present, ABC), Hannah Montana (2006-2011, Disney Channel), NCIS (2003-Present, CBS), Jonas (2009-2010, Disney Channel), Wizards of Waverly Place (2007-2012, Disney Channel), ANT Farm (2011-2014, Disney Channel), Doc McStuffins (2012-Present, Disney Junior), Bones (2005-2017, Fox), Black Lightning (2018-Present, The CW)
Date Of Birth: 25-08-1998
Current State & Country: Los Angeles, California, USA
Home State & Country: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Weight: 110 lbs.
Net Worth Income: $2,000,000
Educational Credentials: Unknown
Together with her two sisters, McClain is a member of an R&B group called – What else – McClain. They usually sing a lot of pop and R&B songs. The group is also known for producing a wholesome image. Their singles include ‘Go’, ‘He loves me’, ‘Daddy’s girl’, and ‘The great divide’. McClain’s own musical influences include Hattie McDaniel, Michael Jackson, Beyonce, and Rihanna.
Career History Of China Anne McClain
McClain started off as a singer. She was discovered in 2005 thanks to a music executive who heard her sing. This led to her first role in Rob Hardy’s film, The Gospel. Then the film later caught the attention of actor and comedian Tyler Perry. Perry eventually cast McClain in his TV show, Tyler Perry’s House of Payne. Her next project was the film Daddy’s Little Girls, where she appeared with her sisters. Apart from that, McClain has also made guest appearances in several TV shows and movies, mostly for the Disney Channel. This includes Hannah Montana, Jonas, and Wizards of Waverly Place. Her non-Disney guest appearances were on the crime drama show NCIS, and on Jimmy Kimmel Live!. She played Sasha Obama, the daughter of former US president Barack Obama, on the latter.
In 2010, McClain played the role of Charlotte McKenzie on the film Grown Ups. This film was directed by Dennis Dugan. It stars comedian Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider, Kevin James, Chris Rock and David Spade..
McClain’s big break on the Disney Channel arrived in 2011. She was cast to play the lead role in a new series called ANT Farm. McClain recorded the official theme song for the series, called ‘Exceptional’. She also has another song made for the show, a cover of the hit song ‘Dynamite’ by Taio Cruz. The music video for her ‘Dynamite’ cover premiered in July 2011. It gained a million views on YouTube after a week. After this, she had a guest role on the Disney Channel show, PrankStars. She continued to be a mainstay of the Disney Channel even after doing non-Disney projects on the side. For Disney’s 2011 Halloween special, she performed her original song ‘Calling all the Monsters’. She and her sisters later signed a contract with Hollywood Records. She contributed her vocals to some of the songs from the ANT Farm official soundtrack. The soundtrack included McClain’s version of ‘Dynamite’. A couple of her original songs were released on iTunes, following the release of the ANT Farm soundtrack.
After taking a break from singing, McClain reprised her role in the Grown Ups sequel, Grown Ups 2. She also filmed the final season of ANT Farm, which ended its run in 2013. At this point, McClain decided that she wanted to make music again. But not just by herself – She wanted her sisters to join her. In 2014, McClain joined the first season of the ABC competition show, Sing Your Face Off. She ended up winning the show.
It seems like McClain has moved on to more serious work the older she gets. In 2016, she co-starred along with Ron Killings and singer Trey Songz in an action-thriller film, Blood Brother. She currently plays the role of Jennifer Pierce in the CW superhero show Black Lightning. Black Lightning is based after the DC Comics superhero of the same name.
Personal Life of China Anne McClain
McClain was born on August 25, 1998. Her birthplace is at Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Her dad is a music producer named Michael, while her mother, Shontell, is a songwriter. McClain grew up in a musical household. She has two sisters named Lauryn and Sierra. McClain currently resides in Los Angeles with her family. She and her family are devout Christians, and enjoy attending church regularly. Sometimes she and her sisters enjoy participating in church activities.
Net Worth of China Anne McClain
McClain’s net worth as of this year is $2M. ANT Farm, the Disney Channel show she stars in, is a modest success. As mentioned, her dad works as a music producer, which has a large salary. Her mother has also made money as a songwriter. At present, McClain is a part of a group called McClain. Her bandmates are her two sisters. McClain has guest-starred in some of the most popular Disney Channel shows. This included Hannah Montana, Wizards of Waverly Place, and Jonas.
McClain and her sisters currently run a Youtube channel. They like posting videos of themselves singing covers of popular songs. A lot of their videos have gained millions of views.
Controversial News On The Life & Career Of China Anne McClain
Similar to other Disney channel stars, McClain tries her best to maintain a squeaky-clean image. She has not gotten herself into any scandals. Hopefully she can maintain this image even after she leaves the network when she’s older.
Rumors And Frequently Asked Questions About China Anne McClain
It is not known whether McClain is currently in a relationship, or not. Perhaps she is too busy with her career to even think about wanting one. Maybe her parents think she is too young to have one. There are no other rumors about McClain either. She seems to take her privacy seriously.
However, this doesn’t stop her fans from pairing her up with several of her Disney Channel co-stars. One of them is Cameron Boyce, who rose to popularity thanks to the Disney Channel Original Film, Descendants. Descendants came out in 2015. Boyce is one of the lead stars in the film, and he plays Carlos, the son of 101 Dalmatians villain, Cruella de Vil. McClain and Boyce have been friends since they were both nine years old. They also starred together in the film Grown Ups. But it seems like the two of them are just friends.