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Rodney Jerkins was born on September 16, 1977 in Pleasantville, New Jersey, USA as Rodney David Jerkins. He has been married to Joy Enriquez since April 4, 2004. They have four children. See full bio »

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Known For

Confessions of a Shopaholic
Confessions of a Shopaholic Music Department
(2009)
Blue Streak
Blue Streak Soundtrack
(1999)
Honey
Honey Music Department
(2003)
Doctor Dolittle
Doctor Dolittle Soundtrack
(1998)

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 2016 Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (writer: "Lose My Breath")
 2016 Lip Sync Battle Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2016 Sheep & Wolves (producer: "Shining Star")
 2015 The Big Short (writer: "When I Grow Up")
 2010-2015 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Auditions 1 (2015) ... (writer: "As Long As You Love Me")
- Episode #7.9 (2010) ... (writer: "Telephone" - uncredited)
 2015/I Vacation (writer: "Still Not A Player")
 2015 Trainwreck (writer: "The Boy Is Mine")
  Glee (TV Series) (1 episode, 2010) (writer - 3 episodes, 2010 - 2015)
- Child Star (2015) ... (writer: "Lose My Breath" - uncredited)
- Dance with Somebody (2012) ... (writer: "It's Not Right but It's Okay" - uncredited)
- Audition (2010) ... ((writer: "Telephone", uncredited)
- Laryngitis (2010) ... (writer: "The Boy is Mine" - uncredited)
 2015 The 10 Faces of Michael Jackson (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "You Rock My World" (2001))
 2015 The 57th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (producer: "My Heart Is Open" - as Darkchild) / (writer: "My Heart Is Open")
 2014 Jennifer Lopez: Dance Again (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "If You Had My Love")
 2012-2014 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Week 11 (2014) ... (writer: "When I Grow Up" - uncredited)
- Week Nine: The Results (2012) ... (writer: "Hold Me Down")
 2014 Tu cara me suena mini - España (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (2014) ... (writer: "Telephone")
 2014 Alpha and Omega 4: The Legend of the Saw Toothed Cave (Video) (producer: "Happy Face")
 2014 Guapas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Un accidente perfecto (2014) ... (writer: "Just Can't Get Enough" - uncredited)
 2008-2014 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Top 8 Perform + Elimination (2014) ... (writer: "Xscape")
- Top Six Perform (2009) ... (writer: "Feedback")
- The Top Six Perform (2008) ... (writer: "When I Grow Up")
 2014 15 Unforgettable No 1 Hits! (TV Movie) (writer: "Telephone")
 2014 Think Like a Man Too (producer: "A Night to Remember" - as Rodney 'Darkchild' Jerkins)
 2014 Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- "Wiggle" by Jason DeRulo (2014) ... (writer: "As Long As You Love Me")
 2014 The Swan Princess: A Royal Family Tale (Video) (producer: "As Long as You Love Me")
 2014 The Voice UK (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blind Auditions 4 (2014) ... (writer: "Just Can;t Get Enough")
 2014 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.12 (2014) ... (writer: "As Long As You Love Me")
 2014 That Awkward Moment (writer: "Still Not a Player")
 2013 Justin Bieber's Believe (Documentary) (writer: "Die in Your Arms", "She Don't Like the Lights", "As Long As You Love Me", "Roller Coaster")
 2013 The Smurfs 2 (writer: "High Life")
 2013 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Battles, Part 1 (2013) ... (writer: "As Long as You Love Me")
 2009-2013 RuPaul's Drag Race (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Draggle Rock (2013) ... (writer: "When I Grow Up")
- Extra Special Edition (2009) ... (writer: "Say My Name")
 2013 RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Draggle Rock (2013) ... (writer: "When I Grow Up")
 2004-2013 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Justin Bieber (2013) ... (writer: "As Long As You Love Me")
- Antonio Banderas/Mary J. Blige (2006) ... (writer: "Enough Cryin'" - uncredited)
- Robert De Niro/Destiny's Child (2004) ... (writer: "Soldier", "Cater 2 U")
 2013 We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks (Documentary) (writer: "Telephone")
 2012 VH1 Divas 2012 (TV Special) (writer: "Got Me Good", "It's Not Right But It's Okay")
 2012 The Xtra Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Results Show 3 (2012) ... (writer: "Hold Me Down")
 2012 Take the Stage (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Final Performances (2012) ... (writer: "Symphony")
 2011-2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #20.205 (2012) ... (writer: "Déjà Vu" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.150 (2012) ... (writer: "Big Hoops (Bigger the Better)")
- Episode #19.101 (2011) ... (writer: "What Are Words")
 2012 Justin Bieber: As Long As You Love Me (Video short) (writer: "As Long As You Love Me")
 2012 Good Day New York (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 31 May 2012 (2012) ... (writer: "Say My Name" - as Rodney "Darkchild' Jerkins)
 2012 Rags (TV Movie) (producer: "Me and You Against the World", "Someday", "Nothing Gets Better Than This", "Stand Out", "Hands Up", "Perfect Harmony", "Look At Me Now", "Not So Different At All", "Things Aren't Always What They Seem") / (writer: "Me and You Against the World", "Someday", "Nothing Gets Better Than This", "Stand Out", "Hands Up", "Perfect Harmony", "Look At Me Now", "Not So Different At All", "Things Aren't Always What They Seem")
 2012 What to Expect When You're Expecting (writer: "Nobody")
 2012 Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "You Rock My World")
 2012 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cançons per seduir (2012) ... (writer: "Telephone")
 2011 A Current Affair (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Gaga Affair (2011) ... (writer: "Telephone" - uncredited)
 2011 Detention (writer: "When I Grow Up")
 2010/II Dance Paradise (Video Game) (writer: "When I Grow Up" - as Jerkins)
 2010 So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 12 Performance (2010) ... (writer: "The One")
 2010 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.4 (2010) ... (writer: "Perfect Nightmare")
 2009-2010 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- 2010 Grand Finale (2010) ... (writer: "Telephone" - uncredited)
- Episode #10.1 (2010) ... (writer: "Telephone" - uncredited)
- 2009 Semi-Final (2009) ... (writer: "When I Grow Up" - uncredited)
 2010 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2010: Live Semi-Final 2 (2010) ... (writer: "Telephone" - uncredited)
 2010 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.135 (2010) ... (writer: "Telephone")
- Episode #1.106 (2010) ... (writer: "Telephone")
 2010 Brit Awards 2010 (TV Special) (writer: "Telephone")
 2009 This Is It (Documentary) (writer: "Threatened")
 2009 Confessions of a Shopaholic (performer: "Available Tonight" - as Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins) / (producer: "Uncontrollable", "Big Spender", "Again", "Stuck With Each Other" - as Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins) / (writer: "Uncontrollable", "Accessory", "Available Tonight", "Big Spender", "Again" - as Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins)
 2008 The House Bunny (writer: "When I Grow Up", "Better Than a Psychic")
 2008 2008 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special) (writer: "When I Grow Up")
 2007 Idols (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 9: Crooners and Divas (2007) ... (writer: "Say My Name")
 2007 How She Move (producer: "Tempo" - as Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins) / (writer: "Tempo")
 2006 Say My Name (Video short) (writer: "Say My Name")
 2005 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.10 (2005) ... (writer: "Say My Name")
 2004 Britney Spears: Greatest Hits - My Prerogative (Video) (producer: "Overprotected - The Darkchild Remix")
 2004 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- List-ettor (2004) ... (writer: "If You Had My Love")
 2004 My Baby's Daddy (performer: "Fire") / (writer: "Darkchild", "Fire", "Licky Lah", "Do I Look Like I'm Crazy", "I'm Hot", "Choose Me", "Watch That Girl")
 2003 Honey (producer: "On the Wall", "Missing You", "Think of You", "Let It Go", "J-A-D-A", "My Block", "Sexy", "Honey", "Hypnotic", "Hot", "Ooh Wee", "Booty Shake", "I Believe", "Body Talk") / (writer: "I'm Good", "On the Wall", "Missing You", "Think of You", "Let It Go", "J-A-D-A", "My Block", "Sexy", "Honey", "Hypnotic", "Hot", "Ooh Wee", "Booty Shake", "I Believe", "Body Talk")
 2003 Scary Movie 3 (producer: "Rock Rock Bounce Bounce")
 2001 Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius ("Intimidated") / (producer: "Intimidated")
 2001 Jennifer Lopez in Concert (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "If You Had My Love")
 2001 Britney Spears Live from Las Vegas (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Lonely")
 2001 Michael Jackson: You Rock My World (Video short) (writer: "You Rock My World")
 2001 Dr. Dolittle 2 (writer: "Rear View Mirror")
 2001 Get Over It (writer: "Get With Me")
 2001 Boycott (TV Movie) (writer: "Revolution")
 2000 Jennifer Lopez: Feelin' So Good (Video documentary) (writer: "If You Had My Love")
 2000 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode dated 3 November 2000 (2000) ... (writer: "Let Love Lead The Way")
- Episode dated 13 October 2000 (2000) ... (writer: "Holler")
- Episode dated 16 June 2000 (2000) ... (writer: "If I Told You That")
- Episode dated 7 April 2000 (2000) ... (writer: "Say My Name")
 2000 Soul Food (TV Series) (writer: "He Wasn't Man Enough")
 2000 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Live Grand Final 2000 (2000) ... (writer: "It's Not Right but It's Okay")
- Episode #11.1 (2000) ... (writer: "It's Not Right but It's Okay")
 1999 Any Given Sunday (writer: "REVOLUTION")
 1999 Spice Girls: The Live One (TV Special) (writer: "Holler")
 1999 Blue Streak (lyrics: "Damn (Should've Treated U Right)" - as Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins) / (music: "Damn (Should've Treated U Right)" - as Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins) / (producer: "Damn (Should've Treated U Right)" - as Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins)
 1999 Undressed (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Wrapper and the Rapper (1999) ... (writer: "If You Had My Love")
 1999 10 Things I Hate About You (writer: "Saturday Night")
 1999 Brit Awards 1999 (TV Special) (writer: "It's Not Right But It's Okay (Live)" - uncredited)
 1998 Spice Girls: Live in Your Living Room (TV Special) (writer: "The Boy Is Mine")
 1998 Down in the Delta (writer: "Believe In Love")
 1998 Doctor Dolittle (producer: "That's Why I Lie") / (writer: "That's Why I Lie")
 1997 Steel (performer: "Dark Energy") / (writer: "Dark Energy")
 1997 Booty Call (performer: "Don't Stop, Don't Quit") / (producer: "Don't Stop, Don't Quit", "Don't Wanna Be a Player") / (writer: "Don't Stop, Don't Quit") / (writer: "Don't Wanna Be a Player" - as R. Jerkins)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Rodney 'Darkchild' Jerkins
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

He and his wife Joy welcomed their first child, a son, on May 28, 2008 in Los Angeles. Rodney David Jerkins Jr. weighed 8 lbs. 9oz. and was 20 1/2 inches long.

Nickname:

Darkchild

Star Sign:

Virgo

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