JD McCrary

actor, dancer, singer
15 year
162 Feet
Net worth
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    Jaydon McCrary is the professional actor, dancer, and singer from America. He started his career back in 2015 and soon grabbed the attention of fans from all over the world. The talented actor is playing the prestigious character of Kenny Payne in the Oprah Winfrey Network’s sitcom ‘The Paynes’. His acting skills received a wonderful response from critics. JD has also served as a voice-over artist when he worked in ‘The Lion King’ in 2019. He lent his voice for the character of young Simba. The music career of the young star is full of accomplishments. He signed a contract with Hollywood Records and rolled out his debut EP titled ‘Shine’ in April 2019.

    McCrary also released exciting singles for his music fans. Some of the most prominent ones include, ‘My Name’, ‘Where Do I Belong’, ‘Inviting All of You’, ‘Closer to Christmas’ and ‘Keep in Touch’. JD is also known for guest appearances in other singers’ videos. He has collaborated with some of the most prestigious artists of the American music industry. His guest appearances with G Tom Mac, Childish Gambino, Billy Eichner, Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, John Oliver, Shahadi Wright Joseph, and Jon Bellion made him popular across the country.

    Aside from consecutive appearances in music videos, McCrary also appeared on numerous television series. In 2015, he made his TV debut in Blunt Talk and played the role of a singing kid. Other TV series of the star are titled ‘Teachers’, ‘American Soul’, ‘K.C. Undercover’, ‘Little Big Shots’, ‘Tyler Perry’s The Paynes’, and ‘I am Dying Up Here’. Fans and critics are expecting JD to become a prominent star in the American showbiz industry. He possesses all the amazing traits of a successful actor.

    Who are JD McCrary's Parents?

    McCrary was born on Jul 7, 2007, in Granada Hills, LA, California, United States. The lucky boy is very close to his parents. He achieved so many interesting things at such a young age. The name of his mother is Laris McCrary and his father is known as James West McCrary. The name of JD’s younger brother is Josh McCrary. The young guy has a lot of love for his entire family. He often speaks about his family relations on the internet through his social media accounts. It looks like JD has a great respect for his father, mother, and the rest of the family members.

    The young star considers his father as a great singer. He accompanied his little one to sing the song titled ‘Can You Stand the Rain’. He keeps sharing family photographs on his Instagram and other social media accounts. JD’s younger brother is also paving his way to becoming an actor. He has shown his fabulous acting skills in a television series called ‘Shameless’ and ‘The Eric Andre Show’. JD is a very good student at school despite his busyness in the acting industry. He is currently enrolled at the Mayall Academy of Arts & Technology Magnet elementary school situated in Los Angeles, California. He also won the spelling Bee competition during third grade.

    Music Career

    JD opened his eyes with an inborn musical talent. He has a very good understanding of beats, genres, and musical instruments. His ultimate passion for singing brought him in front of a massive audience. McCrary was a little bit nervous when he stepped into the world of professionalism. However, the parents of the skilled guy helped him a lot and made him feel confident at all levels.

    He made a fabulous guest appearance on a track titled ‘Terrified’. It was released by a famous singer named Childish Gambino. Later on, the next singing sensation performed at live events and grabbed the attention of a large audience. He sang The Jackson’s song titled ‘I Want You Back’ on the television show called Little Big Shots. He performed the track ‘Who is Loving You’ at the Ellen Show. Furthermore, he performed his all-time favorite ‘Terrified’ alongside Childish Gambino at the Annual Grammy Awards. In December 2017, he got the opportunity to sing the USA national anthem before an exciting game of Los Angeles Clippers.

    The young and talented lad launched his official debut song ‘Inviting All of You’ on Jan 14, 2018. He became the youngest child artist to sign a contract with Hollywood Records (Disney Music Group) on Aug 13, 2018. Just a few days after signing a deal, he rolled out a wonderful music video of the track ‘My Name’ on Aug 28. He launched the track ‘Keep in Touch’ on Jan 24, 2019, and it became the first song to release under Hollywood Records. He released the debut extended play titled ‘Shine’ in Apr 2019.


    McCrary entered the acting world in 2015 when he was just an 8-year old boy. It wasn’t easy for the young guy to face cameras and deliver dialogues according to the script and directions. However, he managed to understand things related to acting at a rapid pace. He took start by appearing in two episodes of “K.C. Undercover”. In 2017, he showed his truly amazing acting skills in prominent acting projects such as ‘Teachers’ and ‘I am Dying Up Here’. He is famous for portraying a character in ‘The Paynes’ on Oprah Winfrey Network. He worked as a voice-over artist and lent his voice for young Simba in Disney Channel’s movie ‘The Lion King’. McCrary’s performance as the young Michael Jackson in ‘American Soul’ helped him receive global recognition.

    Personal Life

    The young American singer has an exciting life at a young age. He is a busy boy whose time is split between study and profession. He is constantly focusing on his educational and professional careers to become a successful person of society. The guy has a massive fan following from across the United States. He is too young to date someone at this point in life.

    How much is JD McCrary's Net Worth?

    McCrary derived a major part of his total net worth by working as a child singer and actor in the United States. He received prominent working opportunities at a very young age. The acting skills of the artist made him famous among television and film producers. He got featured in some high-profile songs and acting projects. Some of his songs went into top charts on the US Billboard. He has become the owner of $300,000 at the age of 12.