Jadagrace (born Jadagrace Michiko Gordy-Nash on September 1, 1999) is an American actress, dancer, and singer. She appeared in the 2009 film, Terminator Salvation, and also has her own television series, The Jadagrace Show. Her song, "Run Dat Back", was included as a "new artist" track on volume 42 of Now That's What I Call Music! in 2012[3] and released her first single entitled "Express Yourself" when she was nine years old.[4] She was signed to a record deal in 2012 after being discovered by Redfoo of LMFAO, and released her first single "Run Dat Back" under the Epic Records music label.[2][5]

Early life

Jadagrace was born to a Japanese-American mother and African-American father.[6] She got her start as a dancer when she was 5 years old, dancing at the Debbie Allen Dance Academy.[4]

Acting career

Jadagrace had her first acting credit for Three Versus, a 2008 short film where she played the character Bitsy Mott.[7] Her first major role came in 2009 when she landed the role of Star in the movie Terminator Salvation. In 2012, Cookie Jar Entertainment began production on The Jadagrace Show, a series about a 12-year-old girl who gets her own television show after a video she uploaded on the Internet goes viral.[4]


2008Three VersesBitsy MottShort Film
2009Terminator Salvation[8]StarMovie
2012-presentThe Jadagrace ShowJadagraceTelevision Series

Music career

Jadagrace recorded her first song, "Express Yourself", when she was nine years old.[4] She was discovered for her music by Redfoo of LMFAO.[5] She signed a deal with Epic Records and released her first single, "Run Dat Back" in 2012.[5][2]

In September 2014, she signed a five album record deal with West Gate.[9]