China Anne McClain Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017
China Anne McClain was born in Decatur, Georgia, USA on 25 August 1998. She is an actor and singer-songwriter, best known for her role in the Disney Channel series “A.N.T Farm”. So just how rich is McClain? At just 17 years of age, she already has an estimated net worth of $600,000. Through her relatively short career, she has already attained such wealth through her acting and singing career.
McClain was born into a family of artists. Her father, Michael McClain is a music producer; her mother, Shontelle, is a songwriter, while her sisters, Sierra and Lauryn, are also singers. The youngest, George, can also sing and dance at four years of age. Along with her sisters, they formed the singing group “McClain”, and released their first single “Silly Games” under her father’s production company GabesWorld Music, named after their younger brother. She was first discovered by music executive and family friend, Ian Burke, singing over dinner. She was encouraged to audition and eventually landed a role in the film “The Gospel”, in which her two sisters also appeared in a scene. Her acting in the movie earned her another role in Tyler Perry’s “House of Payne”, in which she played the character Jasmine Payne. These activities were the start of building her net worth.
China Anne McClain Net Worth $600,000
China Ann then guest starred in other shows such as “NCIS” and Disney Channel shows “Hannah Montana”, “Jonas” and “Wizards of Waverly Place”. She was also part of the films “A Dennis the Menace Christmas”, “Hurricane Season”, “Grown Ups”, “Grown Ups 2”, and “Daddy’s Little Girls”, with her two sisters, and she also lent her voice to the film “Bilal”. Her big break came when she was cast in the lead role of Chyna Parks in TV Disney’s “A.N.T. Farm”, which ran for three seasons from 2011 to 2014, providing a considerable boost to her net worth.
After the show ended, McClain made other TV appearances in the series “R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour”, “Bones”, and “Descendants: The Wicked World” in which she voiced the character Freddie, and the TV movie “How to Build a Better Boy”.
As well as helping her net worth rise, her acting has earned her a total of three nominations- Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children’s Program -Series or Special (Image Award) twice for her role in “A.N.T. Farm” and “How to Build a Better Boy”, and three awards- Best Performance – Comedy (Vision Award) both for “House of Payne” and “A.N.T. Farm” and Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children’s Program (Image Awards) for “A.N.T. Farm”. Since then, McClain has joined the American Broadcasting Company’s (ABC) singing reality show “Sing Your Face Off” which she won, beating four other contestants. She is currently working on the films “Brothers’ Blood” and “Sheep and Wolves”.
In addition to her acting career, she has released a soundtrack album and several singles, as a solo act as well as part of the sisters’ singing trio. She sang the theme song for her show “A.N.T. Farm”, and has also recorded the songs “Calling All Monsters” and “Dynamite” by Taio Cruz for the show as well as a promotional single entitled “Something Real”. As for the group McClain, they wrote and recorded the single “Rise”, produced by their father for the Disney-nature film “Chimpanzee”. They also released several singles including “Go” and “He Loves Me”. Her net worth is still growing. All these have added to China Ann’s net worth.
In her personal life, McClain dated fellow actor Jake Short, whom she met on the set of “A.N.T. Farm” for a year before calling it quits in 2013. She currently lives in L.A. with her family.