Apr. 9th, 1987
New York City, New York, USA
Jesse McCartney's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2014 - The Pirate Fairy
2012 - Chernobyl Diaries
2009 - Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
2009 - Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure
2008 - Horton Hears a Who!
2007 - Alvin and the Chipmunks
Guest TV Roles[none found]
Jesse A. McCartney was born to Ginger and Scot McCartney. He is the oldest of three children. He has a younger sister named Lea and younger brother named Timmy. He made his debut on TV as JR on All My Children (1970), but he has been pleasing audiences in Irvington, New York since he was 7. He toured nationally starring as Louis in the musical The King and I. He has performed on and off Broadway. He was part of the singing group, Sugar Beats, which was nominated for a Grammy.
In 1999, he was picked from 500 other boys to be in a 5 member pop group called Dream Street and were signed to Edel Entertainment. Their album reached gold and toured with Britney Spears. In 2002, the group split due to a lawsuit suing the producers. Jesse lives in New York and is pursuing a solo singing career with Sugar Beats producer, Sherry Kondor. They have formed their own production company, Jump Ahead Productions. Jesse has released his EP and his single 'Beautiful Soul'. He performs with his band which consists of Dillon Kondor (lead guitarist), Katie Spencer (background vocals, keyboardist), Alex Russek (drummer), Pete Chema (bass guitarist), Sharisse Francisco (background vocals), and Karina LaGravinesse (background vocals). They recently toured the east coast Jesse was cast as Bradin for the TV show Summerland (2004) starring 'Lori Loughlin'. He is now filming the 12 episode series in California which will air as a mid-season series.
- Best friend is former band mate 'Greg Raposo' (qv)
- Won the 2005 Fake ID TRL Award for artists under 21
- Favorite song on his debut album is "Beautiful Soul"
- Favorite book is The Great Gatsby
- Is of Irish, English and Scottish heritage
- Started performing at age 7.
- His favorite musicians are: 'Justin Timberlake' (qv), 'Usher Raymond' (qv), Maroon5, 'Sting (I)' (qv), 'Ray Charles (I)' (qv) and 'Akon' (qv).
- First overseas trip was to Australia