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Jesse McCartney

Jesse McCartney (born April 9, 1987) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. McCartney achieved fame in the late 1990s on the daytime drama All My Children as JR Chandler. He later joined boy band Dream Street, and eventually branched out into a solo musical career. Additionally, McCartney has appeared on shows such as Summerland and Greek. McCartney also is known for lending his voice as Theodore in Alvin and the Chipmunks and its sequels, as well as voicing Robin/Nightwing in Young Justice and Roxas and Ventus in the video games series Kingdom Hearts developed by Square Enix.

McCartney was born on April 9, 1987, in Westchester, New York, the son of Ginger and Scott McCartney.He began performing in local community musicals at the age of seven, before joining the national tour of The King and I at age ten along with Phil of the Future star Ricky Ullman. There he played the character of Louis. In 1998, he sang with the group Sugar Beats and can be heard on their 1998, 1999, and 2000 CD releases.


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!
-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".
-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.
- 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.
-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.
-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".

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


Adult Hits

Beautiful Soul


Winter Wonderland

Today's Hits

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

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