37 Facts About Jesse McCartney


Jesse McCartney was born on April 9,1987 and is an American actor and singer.


Jesse McCartney achieved fame in the late 1990s on the daytime drama All My Children as JR Chandler.


Jesse McCartney later joined boy band Dream Street, and eventually branched out into a solo musical career.


In 1999, Jesse McCartney joined the American pop boy band Dream Street, and was a member until 2002.


Jesse McCartney described the experience as a good "stepping stone" for his solo career.


Jesse McCartney categorized it as a "pop record" with twists of urban.


Jesse McCartney was one of the artists to win multiple awards at the 2005 Teen Choice Awards, including Choice Crossover Artist, Choice Male Artist and Choice Breakout, Male.


Jesse McCartney's first headlining tour, named Beautiful Soul, began on May 2,2005 at the Crest Theatre in Sacramento, California.


Jesse McCartney recorded his own version, which was released on some editions of his Departure album.


Jesse McCartney released his third album, Departure, on May 20,2008 in the United States and Canada.


Jesse McCartney promoted Departure on a co-headlining tour with Jordin Sparks, which began in August 2008 and ended in September.


Jesse McCartney did solo shows at theaters and small venues to support the album while on tour with Sparks.


On December 3,2010, Jesse McCartney announced through his Facebook page that he pushed the release date for the album back to early 2011.


On May 13, it was confirmed on On Air with Ryan Seacrest that Jesse McCartney would be joining the Backstreet Boys and DJ Pauly D on their In a World Like This Tour, which kicked off on August 2,2013.


Jesse McCartney performed it live on the Today show on August 15,2013.


On December 10,2013, Jesse McCartney released a four-song EP titled In Technicolor, Part 1, followed by the single "Superbad", released on May 6,2014.


On March 23,2018, Jesse McCartney announced the release of his new single "Better With You" with the music video featuring actress Danielle Campbell.


Jesse McCartney later released a second single titled "Wasted" with a music video directed by Jason Lester, followed by the live album The Resolution Tour Live.


In 2020, Jesse McCartney competed on the third season of The Masked Singer as "Turtle".


Jesse McCartney appeared with The Who's Roger Daltrey in A Christmas Carol at Madison Square Garden.


Jesse McCartney later starred in the short-lived series Summerland, which aired on The WB for two seasons, playing orphaned teenager Bradin Westerly.


In 2008, Jesse McCartney co-starred along with Elisabeth Harnois in an independent teenage drama feature film, Keith, directed by Todd Kessler.


Jesse McCartney has expressed an interest in directing and producing films and even considered enrolling in a film school.


Jesse McCartney appeared as a recurring character in the ABC Family series Greek for several episodes playing a star football talent who joins Kappa Tau.


Jesse McCartney worked in several installments of the Square Enix video game series Kingdom Hearts.


Jesse McCartney provided the voice work for Ventus, a character in the video game of the same series Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep.


Jesse McCartney reprised both roles in Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance, released in 2012, as well as in Kingdom Hearts III, released in 2019.


Jesse McCartney starred in the horror film Chernobyl Diaries, released on May 25,2012.


Jesse McCartney has been added to the Season 7 cast of the Lifetime Network series Army Wives, portraying a young soldier deployed to Afghanistan with an 18-year-old wife at home.


Jesse McCartney played "Cooper", a computer hacker with a romantic interest in the show's lead, played by Emily Osment.


In 2016, Jesse McCartney appeared on Fear the Walking Dead as Reed, an aggressive member of a group of pirates.


Jesse McCartney's acting career includes voice over work with Breathe Bible.


In 2005, Jesse McCartney participated in "Come Together Now", a charity single to benefit the victims of the 2004 Asian tsunami and the 2005 Hurricane Katrina.


Later in 2005, Jesse McCartney signed on as an official supporter of Little Kids Rock, a nonprofit organization that provides free musical instruments and instruction to children in underserved public schools throughout the USA He sits on LKR's Honorary Board of Directors.


Jesse McCartney has donated proceeds of his 2005 tour for disaster relief, recorded radio spots promoting the "Kids For A Drug-Free America" campaign, is a spokesperson for the St Jude Children's Research Hospital, and is involved in the charity SPACE, which was co-founded by a childhood friend of his mother's.


Jesse McCartney performed at the Hope Rocks concert in 2005 to benefit the City of Hope Cancer Center.


Jesse McCartney appeared in the Concert for Hope on October 25,2009, with Miley Cyrus and Demi Lovato.