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Jesse McCartney

  • Acting Career/Theater:
  • -Jesse auditioned for Haley Joel Osment's role in The Sixth Sense and even got a callback! Unfortunately, he didn't get the role. He doesn't hold grudges though; he still lists the movie as one of his all-time favorites!
  • -Jesse plays a young Peyton Manning for an NFL commercial. He is also in a Sunny Delight and an anti-smoking commercial.
  • -In 2001, Jesse was released from his three-year gig as "J.R. Chandler" on the popular ABC daytime soap opera, All My Children. Five years later, in 2006, Jesse returned to All My Children as a guest star playing himself and shared scenes with Jacob Young, the actor who subsequently took over Jesse's role of "J.R.
  • -In August 2006, Jesse appeared in an ABC Family Special: Schooled. The special was a prank that involved tricking a group of almost 9th graders into thinking that they had to take a series of scrutinous exams to enter into high school. At the event Jesse revealed that he was never a very good test-taker & that he used to have tons of test-anxiety.
  • -Jesse plays the voice of Roxas in the video game "Kingdom Hearts II".
  • -Jesse has starred in several plays with his family, in Ardsley, New York: The King and I, A Christmas Carole, and Oliver!
  • Family/Relationships:
  • -Jesse has two siblings, both younger: brother Timmy, and sister Lea. His parents' names are Ginger and Scot.
  • -Both of Jesse's parents are performers. At one time, they had their own doo-wop group. Both of his grandparents sometimes go on tour with him. His sister, Lea, is also a preformer, but doesn't want to make a career out of it. His brother, Timmy doesn't follow the family plan.
  • -Jesse's Walmart ad, "Home For the Holidays," was filmed at his actual home, and features several members of his family, including his mom, Ginger, sister Lea, and brother Timmy.
  • -Jesse has a calico cat named Oliver.
  • -Jesse's former girlfriend Katie Cassidy, the daughter of David Cassidy played a love interest in his music video "She's No You".
  • School:
  • -Despite his career, Jesse has attended a local public school his whole life. He recently returned to hometown, Ardsley N.Y. to graduate from high school, on June 28, 2005.
  • -Jesse's high school mascot were Panthers
  • -Jesse's baseball positions were pitcher and shortstop.
  • -Jesse shoe size is a 9.
  • -Jesse is 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 metres) tall. -Jesse is a natural brunette
  • -Jesse finally admitted his middle name is Arthur in J-14 magazine.
  • -He changed his blonde hair to the color brown for the movie Keith which was released in 2007.
  • -Jesse has two middle names, Abraham and Arthur.
  • Favorites:
  • - Album: Jame's Taylor's Greatest Hits CD
  • - Place: Italy
  • - Artists: James Taylor, Gavin DeGraw, Justin Timberlake, Usher, Maroon 5, James Taylor, Ray Charles and Akon
  • - Candy: Sour Patch candy
  • - Dog breed: Siberian Husky
  • - Inspirations: David Canary, Will Smith and Justin Timberlake
  • - Animal: Giraffes
  • - Outfit: simple t-shirt and jeans
  • - Songs from his albums: "Get Your Shine On" and "Invincible"
  • - Actresses: Reese Witherspoon and Angelina Jolie
  • - Actors: Will Smith, Jim Carrey, Robin Williams, Mel Gibson, Tom Cruise, Matt Damon and Robert DeNiro
  • - Movies: The Sixth Sense, Ace Ventura, Pet Detective, Grease, and American History X - Books: 'Death Be Not Proud' by John Guther and 'The Grapes of Wrath' by John Steinbeck
  • Song writing & performances:
  • -Jesse McCartney helped compose Leona Lewis' hit single "Bleeding Love."
  • -Jesse wrote and performed an exclusive song, "We Can Go Anywhere" for his new movie Keith which released in Spring of 2007.
  • -Jesse's song "I'll Try" which appears on the DisneyMania 6 CD is originally from the movie Peter Pan II.
  • -When Jesse sat down to write the track, "She's No You", he was on a caffeine buzz, so he wrote a fast-paced beat for the song.
  • -Jesse co-wrote his songs "Get Your Shine On," "She's No You," "That Was Then," and "What's Your Name."
  • -Jesse performs a song on Disney Channel called "Good Life" for the Disney Channel Original Movie: Stuck in the Suburbs. The song is also a bonus track on his "Beautiful Soul" album.
  • -Jesse's song "Get Your Shine On" is in the movie, Fat Albert.
  • -Jesse sings "When You Wish Upon A Star" on the Disney Mania 3 CD.
  • -Jesse sings 'Second Star to the Right' from Peter Pan on the Disney Mania 2 CD.
  • He is actually a Born Again Christian.
  • Nicknames
  • -In an interview about his short-lived WB drama, Summerland, Jesse revealed that his so called nickname "Orange Boy" is a fake. The nickname was actually made up & released to the press as a joke by one of Jesse's buddies. Jesse reveals: "No one's ever called me Orange Boy for real."
  • -Greg Raposo gave Jesse the nickname, JMac.
  • Fears/Pet Peeves:
  • -At the opening of the new Monster's Inc. ride at Disney World, Jesse revealed on a survey that he's afraid of clowns.
  • -Jesse is scared of bugs
  • -Jesse's biggest fear is car accidents.
  • -Jesse's pet peeve is nail filing.
  • -Jesse collects rings and necklaces which come from special people and fans.
  • -Jesse wears briefs (white only) and boxers (all colors).
  • -Jesse picks hats over visors.
  • -Jesse likes getting his hair cut.
  • Recording Career/Awards:
  • -Jesse was nominated for Breakthrough Artist for an AMA award.
  • -Jesse started recording "Beautiful Soul" at age 15
  • -Jesse's management run his official MySpace account, which can be found under his name.
  • -Jesse introduced the performances of Bow Wow, Ciara and Omarion at the AMAs.
  • -Jesse sold one million copies of "Beautiful Soul", which means it went platinum.
  • -Jesse was in the band, Dreamstreet, with Matt Ballinger, Christopher Trousdale, Frankie J. Galasso, and Greg Raposo.
  • -Jesse has a solo music career run by Jumpahead Productions, which was started by his managers, Sherry Kondor, and his mother, Ginger McCartney.
  • Crushes:
  • -Jesse has said that he was totally starstruck when he met Mischa Barton and Eva Longoria at the 2005 Teen Choice Awards.
  • -Jesse was thrilled to meet tennis star Anna Kournikova at the National Tennis Center in Queens, NY. "It was a dream come true for me... She's just so beautiful in every way. And she's got such style and class," he said.
  • -Jesse has a crush on Lori Loughlin, who played Ava on Summerland and played Becky on Full House. He said it on April 16th's Teen Nick.
  • -While on TRL, Jesse admitted that he has a huge crush on Marcia Cross from Desperate Housewives.
  • -Jesse says he has a crush on pop superstar Jojo, but says he probably wouldn't date her because she is so young.
  • -When Jesse has breakfast, he likes to have either scrambled eggs or pumpkin pie.
  • -For alone time, Jesse prefers his room to have the stereo on.
  • -Jesse loves Japanese food. Also, his favorite dessert is tiramisu. He likes fruit candy, including watermelon laffy taffy and Starburst. He also likes to drink Red Bull.
  • Jesse can fall asleep anywhere. He once fell asleep on the set of Summerland, earning him the nickname "Doubleshot". He says, "I have a hard time waking up. No alarm clock works! It sounds childish, but I seriously have my manager, my mom, or a buddy of mine wake me up if I have to be somewhere. It's a serious issue! I've been very late for some serious gigs because of it!"
  • Jesse can play the saxaphone.
  • Jesse's first overseas trip was to Australia where he filmed the music video for his song "Because You Live".

Adult Hits

Beautiful Soul

Holiday

Winter Wonderland

Today's Hits

Body Language (feat. T-Pain)
How Do You Sleep
Leavin
Shake

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