Shontell Mcclain is known as an American actress and writer. She is most famous for being the mother of Disney Star actress named China Anne McClain.
Shontell Mcclain was born in the city of Memphis, Tennessee.
Shontell Mcclain was the writer of the Meet The Browns series for two episodes in 2009. She also wrote for Six Blocks Wide and House of Payne.
Shontell Mcclain has four children with her husband, Michael McClain. Her husband is a music producer. Shontell Mcclain is a popular person because of her screenwriting ability and she is a mother of beautiful and talented girls. The girls are musical artists and actresses. She has three daughters, China, Lauryn, and Sierra. They were all in the film Daddy’s Little Girls which was produced by Tyler Perry. Their only son is Gabriel McClain.
Her first child was born in the year 1994 and she was named Sierra McClain. Her second child is Lauryn McClain and she was born in the year 1997, Their third daughter, China Anne McClain was born in 1998.
China is an actress and a sing-songwriter who is known for the role she had in the Disney Channel Series called A.N.T Farm. She built up an impressive net worth through her songs and her short acting career. China and her sisters were in a singing group called McClain and their first single is Silly Games. It was under the production of her father’s company GabesWorld music and it was named after their youngest brother. China got discovered by a music executive and family friend named Ian Burke when she was singing during dinner. She was asked to audition and she got a role in a film called The Gospel and her other sisters were also in the scene. The acting in this movie was good enough to win her a new role in the House of Payne, a TV show produced by Tyler Perry. She was playing a role as Jasmine Payne.
China was a guest star in other shows like NCIS and for the Disney Channel shows called Hannah Montana, Wizards of Waverly Place, and Jonas. She got involved in a film called Grown Up, A Dennis Menace Christmas, and was a voice for the film, Bilal. She has also been involved in other series including Descendants: The Wicked World and R.I Stine’s The Haunting Hours.
In July 2019, China McClain took to Instagram to share a heartbreaking video of herself discussing the demise of her co-star from Descendants, Cameron Boyce. She wanted to let her fans know how hard it's been for her since she heard the lamentable news. Cameron Boyce sadly died at 20 years old in the wake of experiencing a seizure on July 6. His celeb companions and former costars took to social media to communicate their distress and respect him with tributes. Cameron's costar from the "Relatives 2" and "3" films, China McClain, 20, is the most recent celeb to stand up against her companion's passing in a series of sorrowful video cuts she presented on Instagram and her heartbreak and mistrust are reflected in them.
China said, "Seeing the headlines was just too hard. I don't really believe that this is actually happening and my mind is just shut down at this point and I'm feeling numb and empty while going through the emotions."