How old was Jaden Smith in his first movie: The Pursuit of Happyness?

Jaden Smith was 7 in The Pursuit of Happyness when he played the character 'Christopher Gardner'.

That was over 17 years ago in 2006.

This was his first recorded movie acting credit (although may not technically be his first actual acting role).

Today he is 25, and has starred in 23 movies in total, 22 of those since The Pursuit of Happyness was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In The Pursuit of Happyness, I think Jaden Smith looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Gabriele Muccino has worked with Jaden Smith just once in his career.
  • Jaden Smith's first movie was as 'Christopher Gardner' in The Pursuit of Happyness, released in 2006 when he was 7
  • The Pursuit of Happyness scores 7.9 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of The Pursuit of Happyness

Jaden Smith's other movies