Samaya White is best known for being the daughter of the well-renowned actor, Jaleel White. Jaleel is an American actor, producer, and writer famous for portraying the character of Steve Urkel in the sitcom, Family Matters. Though the role was to be a cameo, the character became a massive hit and a popular figure among the audiences and was eventually cast as a regular member since then.
Aside from this, what about Samaya’s biological mother? How did Samaya White’s mom and dad meet? Are they still together? Well, there are various queries regarding Samaya White’s life so let’s get more into it.
Furthermore, in this article, we will also try to explore some more interesting facts about Jaleel White’s daughter, Samaya White including her age, lifestyle, career, net worth, and many more!
How old Is Samaya White? Details on her Parents
Samaya White was born on August 15th, 2009, in the US. She is the only daughter of popular actor, Jaleel White (father) and Bridget Hardy (mother). Furthermore, she is the paternal granddaughter of Michael White and Gail White.
Talking about her ethnicity, she belongs to African- American ethnical background. According to Jaleel’s Instagram handle, she recently completed her sixth grade with good grades. Back in 2020, Jaleel posted several photos with his daughter. He captioned the photo by saying-
“I always tell other new fathers to drive their children to school in the morning every chance they get. Something about that morning marks time like nothing else.”
He also included,” Thank you for choosing me as your father” in his caption which shows the closeness of the father and daughter relationship.
On other hand, Samaya’s dad, Jaleel White was born on 27th November 1976 in Culver City, California, USA. Jaleel attended John Marshall Fundamental High School in Pasadena and completed his graduation from UCLA back in 2001.
How old is Samaya White?
The star kid, Samaya is 12 years old as of 2022.
Who is Samaya White’s Biological Mother?
Samaya’s biological mother is Bridget Hardy, who was born in 1981 in the US. She belongs to a white ethnic background. Just like her ex-boyfriend, Jaleel, Bridget is also quite a popular actress, best known for H.M.S. Pinafore (2001), Princess Ida (2003), Ruddigore (2005), The Pirates of Penzance (2006), and many more.
Sources say Bridget Hardy and Jaleel White met in 2006 during an event in California. They eventually fell in love and started to date each other. Unfortunately, the relationship between the pair started to get unsound and as a result, in 2010 the former duo was separated.
Bridget Hardy’s Abuse Allegation to her Ex-Boyfriend, Jaleel White
Back in 2010, Bridget Hardy filed a case against her ex-boyfriend, Jaleel White for physically abusing her. During an interview with a Star magazine, Bridget claims that Jaleel verbally as well as physically abused her while they were in a relationship.
Bridget Hardy said-
“he hit me across the chest area” and “pushed me into the toilet,” causing it to break.
However, while talking with PEOPLE, Jaleel declined all the statements and claimed those allegations aren’t true at all. He continued by saying the claims are particularly hurtful as the individual is also the mother of his only daughter. Jaleel added-
I guess my most recent successes have been too much for her to stomach…
Bridget Hardy is the mother of my only daughter in this world and without Ms. Hardy, I would not have the treasure that is my daughter. God knows the truth.
In addition to this, Jaleel also said his primary concern is his daughter, Samaya White, and concluded by saying- “My only hope is that when my daughter Googles her parents one day in the future, she sees that her father acted with class and dignity when pressed to the fire.”
Samaya White Is A Daddy’s Girl
When it comes to a daughter everyone assumes that she has a quite good relationship with her mothers but when we talk about Samaya White, that’s not the case. The star kid is basically dad’s daughter. Jaleel is often seen posting several videos and photos of Samaya traveling together, and playing video games which shows how close they really are.
Furthermore, Jaleel always attends various events and functions with her only daughter, Samaya. Back on 9th December 2019, Samaya White and her father, Jaleel White along with popular actress Shannon attended the World premiere of ‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ held at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, USA.
Samaya White’s Father, Jaleel White is a Well-Renowned American Actor
Samaya’s father is a renowned name in Hollywood who joined the acting field at the very young age of three. Jaleel’s first TV role was in the 1984s show, The Jeffersons. His other acting credits include Charlie and Company, Good Morning, Cadets, Camp Cucamonga, Family Matters, and many more.
Besides his acting career, Jaleel voiced the popular video game character Sonic the Hedgehog, and all characters of the DiC-produced animated series. Later in 1999, the actor returned to TV shows from Grown Ups. The series was based around Jaleel as a young man striking out into adulthood. White himself was the writer as well as co-produced for the series.
As a result of his accomplishment, Jaleel was awarded various prestigious accolades. Back in 1991, White won Young Artist Award for Outstanding Young Comedian in a Television Series. In the years 1994 and 1995, Jaleel won the NAACP Image Award for his outstanding role in Family Matters.
Is Samaya Active On Social Media Platforms?
Well, the star kid is too small to have her own social media handles. Talking about her father, Jaleel is quite active on various social media sites. The actor has around 897k followers on his Instagram handle. He keeps on sharing his and Samaya’s lifestyle and meme through his Instagram handle.
Samaya White’s Net worth
Undoubtedly, the star kid is enjoying her life in the lap of luxury after being born into a rich family.
Samaya’s father, Jaleel has an estimated net worth of around $8 million. The actor has earned a fortune from acting as well as a writing career.