Who is Jordyn Raya James?

Jordyn Raya James was born on 22 October 2010 under the zodiac sign of Libra, in Upland, California USA. She’s a 13-year-old rising actress and model, probably best recognized for landing the role of Mimi in the Facebook Watch teen drama web series “Five Points” (2018-2019), and featuring as Ami McKellan in the Netflix sitcom “Family Reunion” (2019-2022).

How rich is she, as of now? Jordyn Raya James’ Net Worth

As of the early part of 2024, Jordyn’s net worth is estimated at $250,000, acquired through her successful career as a professional actress in the film industry. She’s garnered five credits in both television and film since she embarked on her acting journey in 2018. Alongside her acting pursuits, she’s also increased her fortune through numerous modeling endeavors, and appearances in various game shows.

Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background

Jordyn spent her formative years in her hometown of Upland, where she was raised by her father, David V. James, an entrepreneur, business owner, and real estate investor, and her mother, Keyla James, whose profession remains undisclosed to the public. She has no siblings. Jordyn holds American nationality, and belongs to a mixed ethnic group of African-American, Caucasian, and Korean descent. In terms of religion, she identifies herself as a Christian. Speaking about her educational history, Jordyn is currently pursuing her early education through homeschooling.

Career Beginnings as a Model

Jordyn ventured into the world of entertainment when she had an opportunity to model for a toddler brand, Carter’s, at the time she was only 18 months old. By the age of three, she’d already served as a model for major brands, such as Pampers and Target. This was followed by her debut TV appearance alongside her father in the second season of the ABC game show “Bet On Your Baby” in 2014. As she grew older, her affinity for performance, arts, and music blossomed, leading her to continue pursuing a career in front of the camera.

Her first major project came with her short film debut, when she was chosen to portray young Yuna, the Malaysian Indie R&B singer and songwriter, in the She’s Mercedes International Women’s Day campaign for Mercedes Benz entitled “Female Bond”. Simultaneously, she continued to work on other various print and commercial campaigns, showcasing her talents in such projects as Disney Aqua Beads, Doc McStuffins Toy App, and Belks Spring, among others.

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TV Shows Appearances

In 2015, Jordyn expanded her TV presence by appearing in the made-for-TV film “Muppet Moments: Disney Jr.” Subsequently, she continued to make notable appearances in various TV shows; in 2017, she participated in “Try Not To Smile Or Laugh”, which was followed by her involvement in “What Would My Kid Do?” in 2018. Parallel with that, Jordyn featured in 23 episodes of the Fine Brothers’ hit YouTube series “Kid Reacts” from 2017 to 2018, as well as 19 episodes of the comedy TV show “People Vs. Food”, that aired from 2017 until 2020.

Rise to Fame as an Actress

Jordyn’s transition into professional acting began with her small guest appearance as Ella Belfast in a 2018 episode of the Amazon Original psychological thriller series “Homecoming”, which created by Micah Bloomberg and Eli Horowitz is based on the podcast of the same title. It features an ensemble of Julia Roberts, Bobby Cannavale, and Stephan James, among many others. Her performance in this critically acclaimed series marked a significant milestone in her career, opening doors to further acting opportunities.

Thereafter, she joined the recurring cast of Thomas Carter’s teen drama web series “Five Points”, in which she portrayed Mimi in three episodes from 2018 to 2019. The show aired on Facebook Watch, and received generally positive reviews from critics. It revolves around the viewpoints of five high school students as they navigate the aftermath of a life-changing event they witnessed.

Continued Success

Jordyn achieved enormous success in her acting career through her standout performance in the Netflix sitcom “Family Reunion”, Created by Meg DeLoatch, she starred in the main role of Amelia ‘Ami’ McKellan, the youngest member of the family, appearing in 43 episodes from 2019 until 2022. As a part of the show, she had the privilege of sharing the screen with such esteemed actors as Anthony Alabi, Tia Mowry-Hardict, Talia Jackson, and Loretta Devine. The series received acclaim, earning an Award for Outstanding Comedy Series at the 52nd NAACP Image Awards.

Moreover, she reprised the role not only in its 2019 made-for-TV Christmas special “A Family Reunion Christmas”, but also in a 2020 episode of another Netflix family comedy series, entitled “Game On: A Comedy Crossover Event”.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Jordyn has long brown curly hair and dark brown eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 1ins (1.55m), her weight is around 110lbs (50kgs), with vital statistics of 31-23-33 and bra size 30B. Her dress size is unavailable; her shoe size is 6 (US).

Personal Life

While she’s very open to sharing details of her professional pursuits, Jordyn is quite the opposite when it comes to speaking about her personal life. Nonetheless, she’s still too young to be romantically involved with anyone, even though there is a possibility that she has a crush on someone. She still resides in her hometown of Upland.


During her leisure time, Jordyn enjoys the company of her family, friends, and the “Family Reunion” cast. Her hobbies include such activities as writing, playing video games, and swimming. She also has a passion for gymnastics.

She is an animal lover, and has two pet dogs named Heatwave and Gizmo.

She hates long dresses.

Her favorite food is ice cream.

Jordyn is a huge fan of the Marvel Universe and her favorite superheroes are Captain Marvel and Captain America.

Jordyn is known for her commitment to charity work and her main goal is to establish her own charitable organization to provide help to those in need.

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