China Anne McClain (born August 25, 1998) is an American child actress and singer. Her father and mother are singer-producers. She has two older sisters who are also actresses. China's career began in 2005 when she was 7 years old, in the movie The Gospel. Although she became nationally known since 2007, when she joined the cast of the series Tyler Perry's House of Payne as Jazmine Payne, she is now internationally known for her role as Chyna Parks, the star of the Disney Channel Original ANT Farm.
Disney released the soundtrack of A.N.T. Farm on October 11, 2011. McClain sings six songs and two solos with her sisters on the soundtrack, which debuted in the Billboard Hot 200 at #29, with 14,000 copies sold in its first week. The release containing the hit song "Calling All The Monsters" that reached the 86th spot on the Billboard Hot 100. There are plans to release an album with China's sisters in 2012, published by Hollywood Records under the moniker The McClain Sisters.
Tropes that apply to Ms. McClain include: Edit
- Celeb Crush: She expressed that she loved Jake Short. Hmm...
- Do-It-Yourself Theme Tune: "Exceptional" for A.N.T. Farm.
- Genki Girl: Especially her guest role on Wizards of Waverly Place, even saying "Please, Please Pleeeeease!!!"
- Idol Singer
- One of Us
- Sassy Black Girl: Her roles on House of Payne and Daddy's Little Girls.