Even with her acting career just kicking off, Odessa Adlon is one of the fastest growing young American actresses we have in the entertainment industry. The daughter of star actress Pamela Adlon, Odessa joined the league of upcoming stars after appearing in the 2012 TV series Nashville. Her appearances in other films like What About Barb? and Better Things also played a role in her quick rise in the industry, so also did her relationship with the famous rapper and singer Jaden Smith who is best known as the son of the popular actor, Will Smith.
Adlon’s hard work and confidence in herself helped her stand out among her peers in the industry. Here is more to know about the fast-growing actress, Odessa Adlon.
Who ls Odessa Adlon and How Old is She?
Odessa Adlon is an American actress born on June 17, 1999. Dessa Zion, as she is fondly called, belongs to the white race and holds an American nationality. She attended Champs Charter High School which is located in Van Nuys, California. Debuting in 2012, Adlon was only 13 years of age when she appeared in the famous satirical musical comedy-drama film, Nashville. Her next role was in 2016 when she was featured as Defiance in a single episode of her mother, Pamela’s comedy-drama series, Better Things. The series which premiered on September 8, 2016, also featured Pamela Adlon, Hannah Alligood, Mikey Madison, and Celia Imrie, as among its main cast. Odessa Adlon’s last film appearance as of 2018 is in the television movie, What About Barb? where she appeared as Ana. Her outstanding roles in these movies and TV series earn her a good fortune and further prepare her for higher roles in the near future.
Who are Her Parents?
Odessa Adlon, as we already know, is the daughter of two famous American celebrities. While her mother, Pamela Fionna Adlon (née Segall) is a famous actress, screenwriter, producer, voice actress and director from Albany, New York, her father, Felix O. Adlon, is the son of a German director Percy Adlon. Adlon’s mother remains a famous personality in the entertainment fraternity following her diverse roles. As an actress and voice actress, she is known for her roles in films like FernGully: The Last Rainforest, Princess Mononoke, Brother Bear, I Know That Voice, and I Love You, Daddy among many others. In TV series, she has featured in Teen Titans Go!, Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures, among others. For video game lovers, you would see Pamela in Fallout, Final Fantasy X-2 and Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. Better Things is apparently the only film Odessa Adlon’s mother has created. Adlon’s parents got married in 1996, and they have two additional children – Gideon Adlon, and Rocky Adlon. Her sister Gideon is also into acting. She appeared in films like When We Rise and Skin in the Game. MTV’s Greatest party Story Ever has Gideon appearing as herself. Odessa Adlon’s parents divorced in 2010 when she was just two years old, leaving them under the care of their mother.
Boyfriend – Jaden Smith
Aside from gathering much fame from her acting career, Odessa Adlon is also known for her relationship with Will Smith’s son, Jaden Smith. The two celebrity kids have been dating since early 2017 but their relationship only went public in September 2017 when they made their red carpet debut at the Better Things TV premiere.
Jaden Smith who is just a year older than Odessa was born on July 8, 1998, in the beautiful city of Malibu, California, USA. Smith is not only famous as the son of a famous actor but he has also gained his own fame as a rapper, singer and actor. He is best known for his roles in films like The Pursuit of Happiness, After Earth, and The Karate Kid where he co-starred with Jackie Chan. Jaden Smith has an older half brother, Willard Carroll “Trey” Smith III, and a younger brother, Willow Camille Reign Smith. Their mother’s name is Jada Koren Pinkett while their father, Willard Carroll Smith II, is also a rapper and a four-time Grammy Award winner. Adlon and Smith are known for their public display of affection. They are often seen together kissing, cuddling, and holding hands in public events like Coachella.
Other Facts about Odessa Adlon
1. Odessa Adlon has a slim body figure with her waist, bust and hips measuring 25,34, 33, respectively.
2. She is 5 Feet 5 Inches (165 cm) tall with a body weight of 51kg.
3. Adlon is a big fan of The Simpsons. She frequently wears t-shirts of characters of the animated series.
4. She is a supporter of Obama rather than Trump.
5. Her childhood role model was Robin Williams, whom she was devastated to hear of his death in 2014.