Facts of China Anne McClain Biography
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China Anne McClain is a famous American dancer, singer-songwriter, and actress. She is also the member of the girl group McClain. In 2005 she began her career as an actor in the movie The Gospel, at the age of seven. She then joined the cast of the series Tyler Perry’s House of Payne as Jazmie Payne. She was nationally known for her role. She later became internationally known as the star of the television series A.N.T. Farm as Chyna Parks. On October 11, 2011, she released the soundtrack of the series ANT Farm. She sang six songs and two solos with her sisters on the soundtrack. In its first week, the soundtrack debuted on the Billboard 200 at number 29 with 14000 copies. The hit song Calling All the Monsters was also one of the songs released which reached 86thplace on the Billboard Hot 100.
China was born on August 25, 1998, and was raised in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. She was born to Michael McClain and Shontell. Her father is a music producer while her mother is a songwriter. She currently lives with her family in Los Angeles, California.
In 2005 she was discovered by a music executive who heard her sing. She was encouraged to audition for his 2005 feature film The Gospel by director Rob Hardy. She came to the attention of Tyler Perry and was cast her in the television series Tyler Perry’s House of Payne as Jazmine Payne. She was also seen with her sisters Lauryn and Sierra in the movie Daddy’s Little Girls. Her sister is also an actress. They play as her older sisters in the film. She also appeared and guest starred in numerous shows. She was seen in movie Hannah Montana with Sierra McCormick. She was also seen in the film Hurricane Season in 2009.
She was also on a Disney Channel show Jonas L.A. She then was seen as Charlotte McKenzie in the movie Grown Ups. She also appeared as Tina in the series Wizards of Waverly Peace in episode Wizard vs. Angels. She then was cast in the series A.N.T. Farm as a lead role in 2011. She also recorded a cover Taio Cruz’s Dynamite for the show. She sang the series theme song Exceptional. On July 23, 2011, her music video for Dynamite was premiered. Her video got more than 1 million views on YouTube in less than a week. She was seen in an episode of PrankStars. She performed the song Calling All The Monsters in 2011 for the Disney Channel Halloween special. She with her sisters who are known as McClain Sisters signed with Hollywood Records on June 14, 2011.
On October 11, 2011, the A.N.T. Farm soundtrack was released. In the 85th Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade she performed her song Unstoppable on November 24, 2011. In 2013 she was seen in the sequel Grown Ups 2. It was announced that A.N.T. Farm would end after its 3rd season on December 27, 2013. It was also revealed that McClain Sisters would leave Hollywood Records on the same day.
She was awarded NAMIC Vision Awards for category Best Performance in 2011. In 2014 she won NAACP Image Awards for her outstanding performance in A.N.T. Farm.