Jade Wesker is the heart and soul of Netflix’s live-action Resident Evil series. She’s one of the main characters in the 2022 timeline and the central character in the 2036 timeline. Young, 14 year old Jade is portrayed by the talented actress Tamara Smart, while Ella Balinska portrays the older Jade in 2036.
In both timelines, Jade is stubborn, brave and motivated a desire to protect the ones she cares about most. Tamara is an up-and-coming star who has previously appeared in Netflix projects like A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting. Learn more about the talented teen actress below.
Meet Netflix Resident Evil star Tamara Smart
Tamara Smart age
Tamara was born on June 14, 2005, making her 17 years old and her star sign Gemini.
Tamara Smart height
The teenage actress reportedly stands at 5 feet tall. She has black hair and brown eyes.
Tamara Smart Instagram
You can find Tamara on Instagram @tamaravaleriesmart. She has over 126k followers and more than 200 posts. She is pretty active on social media and has been sharing a lot of posts about Resident Evil including a really heartfelt message to her co-stars in celebration of the premiere day! It looks like Tamara is close with her on-screen sister played by Siena Agudong as the two frequently interact on Instagram.
Where have you seen Tamara Smart before?
Tamara’s break-out role came in 2017 when she was cast in the leading role of Enid Nightshade in the fantasy children’s television series The Worst Witch. From there she went on to recur in the 2018 miniseries Hard Sun and later starred in Nickelodeon’s Are You Afraid of the Dark reboot as Louise Fulci in “Carnival of Doom.”
More recently, she played one of the female leads in the Disney+ film Artemis Fowl, based on the popular novel of the same name. She also starred as Kelly Ferguson in the Netflix film A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting, also based on a popular book series.
After Resident Evil, Tamara will work with Netflix once again to voice Siobhan in the upcoming stop-motion animated feature Wendell and Wild based on a screenplay from Coraline director Henry Selick and Jordan Peele, set to release this fall.
Watch Tamara Smart as young Jade Wesker in Resident Evil, now streaming on Netflix.