Jamie Lynn Spears is not only popular as a Hollywood actress, singer/songwriter but also as the younger sister of pop singer Britney Spears.
Spears first stepped into the national spotlight when she appeared on a Pepsi commercial alongside her famous sister and subsequently in Britney Spears: Live from Las Vegas
She starred on Zoey 101 (Nickelodeon teen sitcom which aired from 2005 – 2008) as Zoey Brooks. The series which is centred on Zoey and her friends who attended a fictional boarding school earned Spears a Young Artist Award as well as a Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards.
Lynn has a lot of other hit movies under her belt like 2002 comedy drama, Crossroads, All That, among others. In 2007, she made headlines for the wrong reason, when she announced she was pregnant at the age of 16. Thus, becoming a controversial symbol of teen pregnancy.
Jamie Lynn Spears’ Bio
Spears was born April 4, 1991, in McComb, Mississippi, to James and Lynne Spears. She is the youngest of their three children. Her older siblings Bryan and Britney are also in the entertainment industry.
She attended Parklane Academy while in school, Lynn was a cheerleader and also served as the point guard of the school’s basketball team. She obtained her GED in 2008, via the Tangipahoa Parish School System Adult Education Cente.
Career, Net Worth
With two of her older siblings into entertainment, it is certain it runs in the blood. She made her debut in acting in 2002 when she starred in Crossroads, alongside her sister, Britney.
After this, Spears was in the eighth season of the sketch comedy series All That. Although she received positive reviews from critics and praises for being a highlight of the show, she, however, didn’t star in the tenth and final seasons of the series.
In 2004, she signed a contract deal with Nickelodeon and began starring as the protagonist in her own scripted television series which was aired on the network. The series was Zoey 101. The series which filmed in Pepperdine University Malibu, California, premiered in January 2005 and became Nickelodeon’s highest-rated series in over eight years. The series’ last episode tilted PCA Confidential, was aired on May 2, 2008.
The series’ theme song Follow Me was written by Britney Spears and recorded by Jamie. In 2007, Jamie Lynn Spears signed to appear on ABC comedy sitcom series Miss Guided, as a guest star. She was the voice of Goldilocks in the animation film Unstable Fables: Goldilocks & 3 Bears Show.
In 2013, she went into country music and released her debut single, How Could I Want More, her debut EP, The Journey, followed. She co-wrote I Got the Boy, which was recorded by Jana Kramer and released in 2015 as the second single from the album Thirty-One.
She released her second single Sleepover on June 24, 2016. In the same year, she performed at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.
Lynn Spears has an estimated net worth of $5 million. Her fortune is from the many TV series she has starred in and also from her music exploits.
Daughter, Husband, Family
In the year 2007, Spears broke the internet and became an object of media attention when she announced she was pregnant at the age of 16 by boyfriend, Casey Aldridge, whom she had been dating for two years at the time.
After her announcement, Nickelodeon issued a statement stating that the network respected her decision to take responsibility and that nothing else mattered to it than Spears’ well-being.
In March 2008, Spears confirmed being engaged to Aldridge after being spotted with a ring. In May, they moved back to Liberty, Mississippi where they purchased a house. Unfortunately, the couple called off their engagement that same month.
On June 19, Spears gave birth to her first child, a daughter, Maddie Briann Aldridge, at Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center. Spears and Aldridge reconciled in August 2010 but broke up for the second and last time in November of the same year.
Jamie Lynn Spears subsequently moved on and soon began a relationship with businessman Jamie Watson. After two years of dating, the couple got engaged in March 2013 and a year later, March 14, 2014, they got married in New Orleans.
Spears gave birth to her second child which happens to be her first child with husband Jamie Watson, on April 11, 2018 – her beautiful daughter is named Ivey Joan Watson.
Other Facts About Jamie Lynn Spears
Her outstanding performances have earned her numerous awards which include the Young Artist Award, Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, Young Hollywood Awards in the category of ‘One to Watch – Female’, the Germany Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite Actress, among others.
Jamie Lynn Spears lives in Hammond, Louisiana with her family. She stands at 5″ 6in with body measurement 36-26-36.
Spears loves cars and in her collection, you will find Range Rover, Nissan Maxima, and Lexus SC420.