China Anne McClain: The making of a superstar
It’s easy to understand why China Anne McClain was born to be a star. Music and entertainment were never just hobbies. It proved to be the family business.
That’s what happens when you are born to a father who produces music and a mother who is a songwriter. From day one, China was fed a healthy dose of music from different genres and eventually found herself belting out tunes before she could form coherent sentences as a toddler.
“There was always music playing in our house,” China revealed during an interview with rolling out. “So, at the age of 3, I was like, ‘I want to be a singer.’ I could barely talk, but that’s what made me who I am and that’s what gave me the love of music that I have today.”
China’s captivating voice became her ticket to Hollywood. After appearing in her first film, The Gospel, China displayed a knack for comedic timing on Tyler Perry’s “House of Payne.” She, and her siblings Sierra and Lauryn McClain, also warmed the hearts of moviegoers while co-starring with Idris Elba in Daddy’s Little Girls. But it was her zany antics on Disney’s “A.N.T. Farm” that expanded her fanbase and allowed her to showcase her multitude of talents.
And all of this occurred before reaching the age of 20.
This past summer, China’s success continued with the breakout movie hit, “Descendants 2.” At press time, the Disney Channel film has reached an audience of over 21 million across six different networks. She will also be a lead in the TV series “Black Lighting” and appear in the film, Ten.
With over a decade of experience, China has already cemented a respectable legacy as a youth in Hollywood. But she knows that this is just the beginning.....
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