Who is Miles Brown?
Miles Brown is an actor, dancer and rapper professionally known as Baby Boogaloo, who rose to fame for his portrayal as Jack Johnson in the ABC series “Black-ish”, and additionally came into public focus as a celebrity child. Miles was born under the Zodiac sign Capricorn on 28 December 2004, in Oxnard, California, USA. He holds American nationality, and as of 2021, he is 16 years old.
Family, Bio, Wiki
Miles was born into an artistic family to is father is rapper Jack Brown, known as Wildchild, and Cyndee Brown. His father is best known as a former member of the hip-hop group “Lootpack”, who also recorded several solo albums such as “Secondary Protocol” and “Jack of All Trades”.
Miles has one sibling, a sister named Kiana Brown, the former showcase director at RAW: Natural-born artists based in Los Angeles. Growing up, he played basketball and is a huge fan to this day.
Regarding his education, in the interview with the Big Boy TV, he said: “I do online home school, so I can do my school where ever. I mainly do it on the set of “Black-ish”. I also have tutors on set”, adding that attending a regular high school and filming TV series at the same time was impossible, which is why he opted for an online school.
Rise to Stardom
Miles kicked off his career when very young, learning to dance at the age of three. He made his TV debut in an episode of the children’s show “Yo Gabba Gabba”, then at the age of five, he competed with his friend Bailey as a dancing duo entitled “Future Funk” in the reality talent show “America’s Got Talent”.
The adorable due immediately won hearts with their break-dance choreography, eventually landing in the semi-finals when they were eliminated.
In 2010, he appeared as a dancer in two music videos, “Yeah x3” by Chris Brown and “Loving You Is Killing Me”, and during the same year, he joined the dance group Alias Dance Company, attending various concerts with them.
Miles, described by various media outlets as the triple threat, made his TV debut in 2012 in the American dance-drama movie “Battlefield America”, followed by minor roles in the sitcom “Raising Hope” and the comedy-drama series “Shameless”.
In 2014 he was cast as Jackson Johnson, one of the main characters in the sitcom created by Kenya Barris entitled “Black-ish”.
The show achieved a lot of success, garnering a wide audience and critical acclaim from its first episode in 2014; the show has run for seven seasons, while the eighth and the final season will land in 2022. The show is centered on Johnson’s family, and their everyday battles with personal and sociopolitical issues. Miles’ portrayal of the typically aloof 13-year-old did not go unnoticed, as he received the Young Artist Award in the category Best Performance in a TV series- Supporting Young Actor. His accolades continued as he garnered seven nominations for NAACP Image, Screen Actors Guild, and Bet Awards.
The following year he appeared in several TV series, including “The Thundermans” and Drunk History”, followed by his voice role as Jack in the animated series “Goldie & Bear”.
Regarding his other movie credits, he’s mainly starred in short movies such as “Two Bellmen”, “Kings and Queens Shopping Cart Race”, and “Hot to Catch a Ghost”.
After starring in an episode of “Rad Lands”, he switched from his usual TV appearances and competed in the dance competition series “Dancing With the Stars: Juniors”, with Rylee Arnold, receiving praise and critical acclaim for their innovative approach in combining different dance styles. Duo managed to get to the finale and placed second in the competition.
In addition to his numerous talents and hobbies, he also serves as the Jr. NBA reporter, the youngest on the Jr.NBA council board. He mainly covers live events, and interviews various basketball players – he recently interviewed the Detroit Pistons player Cade Cunnigham.
In 2019 he starred as the main character in the comedy film entitled “Boy Genius”, opposite Zach Gilford, Rita Wilson, and Tracie Thoms. He also reprised his roles as Jack Johnson in the “Black-ish” spin-off series “Mixed-ish”. In 2020 he appeared in the movie “Free Guy”, and guest-starred in the reality TV program “Group Chat”.
Adamant in exploring the field of music and following in his father’s footsteps, in 2018 Miles released his first single, “NBA”, which currently has over 60,000 views. In 2020 he released his debut album entitled “We the Future”, which features various artists including Jidenna, Slick Rick and “Siedah Garret”, following which Miles released the music video for the single “Entourage”, produced by Madlib.
In the interview with The Real Daytime, he explained how he got the beat for the song, which was initially intended for Travis Scott, saying “He (Madlib) sent me this beat, and he was like “I sent this to Travis and he really liked it, but he hasn’t done anything with it so a gift to you, you’re kinda my nephew you can use it, I give you the blessing to use”.. The video currently has over 50,000 views. Besides this single, he’s also posted a live performance of “We the Future (RMX)”, and official animated video for the song entitled “Kid” featuring Slick Rick and Angelo Arce.
What is his net worth?
As of 2021, his estimated net worth is over $1 million dollars, earned through his career as an actor, singer and dancer. Considering that many have high hopes and great expectations of Miles, who has achieved so much at such young age, it’s believed that his wealth will be augmented substantially.
There is no information about his romantic interests; he hasn’t been linked to anyone, so Miles is currently single.
Physical stats and Hobbies
Miles is currently 5ft 4ins tall (165cm), weighs around 120lbs (53kgs), while his vital statistics are approximately 39-26-38. His hair is black, further adorned with brown eyes.
Miles is an avid pet lover.
In 2018, he was named as one of Hollywood’s top 30 stars under 18 by the Hollywood reporter. Regarding his future plans, in an interview, Miles disclosed that he would like to launch a production company to create interesting and inspiring content for Generation Z.
During his career, he has appeared on various talk shows, including “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”, “The Steve Harvey Show”, and “Conan Talk Show”.
One of his favorite series is “The Stranger Things”.
LeBron James is his favorite basketball player.
Social Media Presence
The musical prodigy – as he was named by various media outlets – is very active and popular on social media. His Instagram counts over 800,000 followers, while his Twitter has nearly 80,000. Miles is also active on TikTok – his account has nearly 750,000 fans with nearly eight million likes. He usually posts his current and upcoming projects with an occasional rap session with his father. Additionally he has a self-titled YouTube channel on which he mainly posts his music; it currently has over 30,000 subscribers.