It takes a lot to work one’s way to the top in show business. There are many celebrities out there who found fame and success in one field of endeavour while others became highly successful after making a switch to another career. This is where Jesse McCartney comes in. First, we watched him on both the big and small screen. And after many years, the star decided to take a leap from the stage to the mic.
It’s needless asking if Jesse is fulfilled in his musical career. Apart from the fact that music is something he has always loved, Jesse is a guy who has always wanted to express himself with a mic. Today, the actor-turned-musician boasts a flourishing musical career, which has greatly helped him to become more popular within and outside the showbiz community.
Jesse McCartney’s Biography (Age)
The A-lister is the son of Scott McCartney (father) and Ginger McCartney (mother), who welcomed him into the world on the 9th day of April 1987. Jesse was born in a place called Ardsley, which is in New York, in the United States. The singer/songwriter has two younger siblings called Timothy McCartney (brother) and Joyce Lea McCartney (sister). He completed his high school education at the New York-based public high school, Ardsley High School.
Until sometime in 2004, Jesse was one of our favourite actors. He started benefitting from Hollywood in 1998, the same year he made his first screen appearance in the TV soap opera, All My Children, as JR Chandler. His stint on the series lasted till 2001, which would turn out to be the same year he bagged his first movie roles in The Pirates of Central Park (as Simon Baskin) and Dream Street Live (as Himself). From then onwards, McCartney began to star in many television series and films. He made appearances in over 25 movies and 23 TV series until 2016 when he finally left the screen after starring in the following shows, Fear the Walking Dead (as Reed), Talking Dead (as Himself), and Major Crimes (as Tucker).
Before the singer officially left the movie industry in 2016, he had four albums under his belt and even embarked on several headlining tours. Jesse’s first album titled: Beautiful Soul made its way to the market in the year 2004 while the others – Right Where You Want Me, Departure, and In Technicolor, were released in 2006, 2008, and 2014 respectively. He embarked on his first headlining tour titled: Beautiful Soul Tour between 2004 and 2005. The second one, which he tagged Right Where You Want Me Tour took place between 2006 and 2007 while the third (Departure Mini-Tour) and fourth (Headlining Tour) was held in 2008 and 2009 respectively. The powerhouse songwriter’s latest tours were titled: Better With You U.S. Tour (2018) and The Resolution Tour (2018). He has also done some opening acts with Backstreet Boys (in 2005, 2013) and New Kids on the Block (2009) as well as a co-headlining tour (Jesse & Jordin LIVE Tour, 2008) with Jordin Sparkle to support his third album.
So far, Jesse McCartney has bagged eighteen nominations for his projects in both the movie and music industries and seven prestigious awards, including Best Vocal Ensemble in a Video Game (2013), Best Pop Song Performance – Male (for his debut album, Beautiful Soul), Best Vocal Ensemble in a Television Series (for TV series, Young Justice), Choice Music: Breakout Artist – Male, and others.
We are not surprised that Jesse McCartney has made a fortune from his career. Apart from the huge amount of money his roles in Hollywood fetched him, he made so much from doing voice acting for video games such as Kingdom Hearts, The Hardy Boys: The Hidden Theft, Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep, and many others. The singer also runs his personal women’s fragrance line called Wanted By Jesse. From these business sources, McCartney has amassed eye-popping assets valued to be $9 million.
Girlfriend Or Wife?
Jesse is not married yet but he is currently dating beautiful American actress Katie Peterson. The sweethearts have been together since 2012 and counting. Though there are no signs they are ready to officially tie the knot anytime soon, the movie stars are happy they found each other. A graduate of Broadcast Journalism from the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Peterson is best known for starring role in Girls Gone Dead (2012) and Step Up Revolution (2012). She was born on June 19, 1986, in the United States.
Before meeting Katie, Jesse McCartney had some short-lived relationships with some women in the past. The hotties he reportedly dated include Taylor Cole, Joanna Levesque, Maddie Cyrus, actress Katie Cassidy (2005-2007), actress Brenda Song (2007-2008), reality TV personality/songwriter/actress Aubrey O’Day (2008), actress Danielle Panabaker (2008-2009), model/singer/actress Hayden Panettiere (2009), actress Jasmine Waltz (2009-2010), and Eden Sassoon (2011 – 2012).
What Is His Height?
The Ardsley-born superstar stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches, which is equal to 1.76 in metric units and weighs 161 pounds or 73 kilograms. Nicknamed Jester, Orange Boy, Jmac, J, and Jess, the multi-talented musician has a pair of green eyes and the color of his hair is light brown.