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Ardsley, New York, USA
Claim to Fame
Dream Street, Beautiful Soul/Bradin Westerly on Summerland
Actor/Actress, Soundtrack, Composer
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Jesse McCartney (born April 9, 1987) is an American pop singer songwriter and Daytime Emmy-nominated actor. McCartney initially came to fame in the early 2000s, as a member of the boy band Dream Street, and was the youngest out of all 5 people in the band and subsequently branched out into a solo career, having appeared on the television series Summerland.
McCartney was born in Westchester, New York, USA,to Scot and Ginger McCartney. His maternal grandparents are Dick and Joyce Sarber, from Mendocino County, California. McCartney is a born-again Christian.In 1988, his family relocated to Ardsley, Westchester County, New York, where he grew up with one brother, Timothy ("Timmy") Glover Mark McCartney (born December 20, 1996) and one sister, Lea Joyce McCartney (born July 7, 1991).
In 1999, McCartney joined the American pop boy band Dream Street, and was a member until 2002. Jesse McCartney has described the experience as a good "stepping stone" for his solo career.The group earned a gold record with their debut CD, and broke up while touring with Aaron Carter. At fifteen, he began work on a solo career with a local band, featuring musicians Dillon Kondor (guitar), Peter Chema (bass), Katie Spencer (keyboards), Alex Russeku (drums), Karelilla LaGravinese (background vocals), and Sharisse Francisco (background vocals), under the management of Ginger McCartney, Sherry Goffin Kondor, and Bonnie Gallanter, who co-produced his first album, Beautiful Soul.
McCartney released his first solo EP in July of 2003. The album featured three songs: "Beautiful Soul", "She`s no you" and "Why Don`t You Kiss Her". In 2004, he performed a duet with Anne Hathaway, "Don`t Go Breaking My Heart", which is featured on the Ella Enchanted soundtrack.
Beautiful Soul (2004?2006)
His first full-length solo album, Beautiful Soul, which was two years in the making, was released on September 28, 2004. The album featured four songs co-written by McCartney, "That Was Then," "Get Your Shine On", "What`s Your Name", and "She`s No You", as well as songs written by Desmond Child and Chris Braide. The title song reached #2 on AOL Music and the "Beautiful Soul" music video performed well on MTV`s Total Request Live, having been voted into the top 10 fifty times, and peaked at #4. The album, having sold over 1.5 million records, has achieved platinum status.
His first solo tour, also named "Beautiful Soul" (opened by singer/songwriter and actress Brie Larson) began on May 2, 2005 at the Crest Theatre in Sacramento, California. The United States portion of the tour spanned 56 stops, ending on September 10 at the Madera District County Fair in Madera, California. Jesse McCartney has also performed at many amusement parks, including Six Flags and Canada`s Wonderland, and has performed "Beautiful Soul" while making guest appearances on several late night talk shows, including "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno".
McCartney at a Bryant Park performance, June 24, 2005This tour featured a new band, comprising Dory Lobel (guitar), Zane Carney (guitar), Andre De Santanna (bass), Mitchell Yoshida (keyboards), Karen Teperberg (drums), Margeaux "JoJo" Fernandez (background vocals) and Julie Dickens (background vocals). In the fall of 2005, Jesse McCartney toured Australia, and opened for the Backstreet Boys in Europe, the summer of 2005. His July 9 appearance at Paramount`s Great America, Santa Clara, California was recorded as a live CD and released in November 2005; this was his first concert DVD.
Third album information
It has been confirmed by his management that McCartney is in studios again writing and recording for his third album. It has been also confirmed by Jesse McCartney himself at a few concerts recently that his new CD should be out by February 19, 2008. McCartney was quoted saying about the new album, "I`m going for Prince chord changes, Michael (Jackson) melodies, and the bigness of Madonna - fun `80s stuff. That`s the best that I can put it". Sean Garrett and J. R. Rotem will produce the album.
McCartney recently did a collaboration with the reggae/hip-hop band Cipes and The People. The song can be heard on their myspace here. During this period he co-wrote the #1 UK hit single "Bleeding Love" for British singer Leona Lewis, the biggest selling UK single of 2007.
Jesse has recently given an interview to Irish radio star Alan Murphy. In it, he has discussed some new information on this new album he has been working on. The interview can be heard on Youtube here.
McCartney began performing in local community musicals at the age of seven, before joining the National Tour of The King and I at the age of ten along with Phil of the Future star Ricky Ullman. He later appeared with The Who`s Roger Daltrey in A Christmas Carol at Madison Squar
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Ardsley High School
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Full Name at Birth
Jesse Arthur McCartney
Ginger (Sarber) McCartney
Drake Bell, Hillary Duff, Brenda Song, Miley Cyrus, Joey Page, Leven Rambin, Greg Raposo, Anne Hatheway, Sara Paxton, Danielle Panabaker, Miranda Cosgrove, Jordin Sparks, Kaylee James, Ashely Tisdale, Cole Sprose, Dylan Sprouse, Kevin Jonas, Joe Jonas, Nick Jonas
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Favorite TV Shows
Justin Timberlake, Usher Raymond, Maroon5, Sting, Ray Charles, Akon
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Singer-songwriter, actor and voice actor
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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 Law & Order: SVU, 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 game series Kingdom Hearts developed by Square Enix.
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
Paradigm Talent Agency
TV commercial for Big K-Mart (1999), TV commercial for Loews Theatres (Big Spender)., TV commercial for Sunny Delight (2002)
jessemac.com/, twitter.com/JesseMcCartney, www.facebook.com/JesseMcCartney
1999–present, Musical career
Music Genre (Text)
Pop, Pop Rock, R&b
Hollywood, Eight0Eight Records
Dream Street, Tricky Stewart, The-Dream
Music Genre (Text)
pop rock, R&B
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