Jason Weaver was born on July 18, 1970 in Chicago, Illinois. From childhood, he was immersed at music as his mother, Kitty Haywood worked as a studio singer.
While Weaver has worked as a singer, he's had his most success in acting. Jason Weaver got his start in the movie "The Kid Who Loved Christmas" in which he played a kid named Ernie. By 1991, Jason Weaver had appeared in "The Long Walk Home," a movie by Whoopi Goldberg and "Brewster's Place," a television series produced by Oprah Winfrey.
In 1992, Jason Weaver really made his name known when he was cast as Michael Jackson in the made-for-tv movie "The Jackson's: An American Dream." After the role, he got a role in the television series "Thea" alongside Brandy, and played Simba's singing voice in the movie "The Lion King."
Since then, Jason Weaver's been in the television show "Smart Guy," and the movies "Freedom Song," "Drumline" and "The Lady Killers."
His music career began on Motown Records after his role in "The Lion King." At Motown, Jason Weaver released the album Love Ambition in 1995. The album's title track reached #32 on the R&B charts. The album's other singles, "Stay With Me" and "I Can't Stand The Pain" reached #59 and #60 on the R&B charts respectively.