Jesse McCartney is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. He 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. His debut solo album, Beautiful Soul, was released on September 28, 2004, in the United States and over a year later in Europe. By mid-2006, the album had sold more than 1. 5 million copies.
About Jesse McCartney in brief
Jesse McCartney is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. He 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. McCartney has appeared on shows such as Law & Order: SVU, Summerland, and Greek. He also is known for lending his voice as Theodore in Alvin and the Chipmunks and its sequels, as well as voicing RobinNightwing in Young Justice and Roxas and Ventus in the video game series Kingdom Hearts developed by Square Enix. His debut solo album, Beautiful Soul, was released on September 28, 2004, in the United States and over a year later in Europe. By mid-2006, the album had sold more than 1. 5 million copies. His second album, Right Where You Want Me, reached number 14 on the Billboard 200. He has contributed to numerous Disney soundtracks including Disney Jingle Jams, A Cinderella Story, and That’s So Raven. He appeared on Disney Channel sitcoms The Engagement Suite and Total Party!, The Princess Diaries, and The Princess and the Frog. He is the son of Ginger McCartney and Scott McCartney, and is the nephew of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush and former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. He currently lives in New York City with his wife and two children, and has a son and a daughter with his ex-wife, both of whom live in Los Angeles, California.
The couple have a son, a daughter, and a son with a step-daughter, who is also a singer-songwriter and actor-turned-actress. They have two sons, a son-in-law, a grandson, and two step-great-children, who live in New Jersey and New York, respectively. McCartney is a member of the band Sugar Beats, which earned a gold record with their debut CD. He was one of the artists to win multiple awards at the 2005 Teen Choice Awards, including Choice Crossover Artist, Choice Male Artist and Choice Breakout, Male. In 2004, he performed a duet with Anne Hathaway, \”Don’t Go Breaking My Heart\”, which is featured on the Ella Enchanted soundtrack. The album has been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America, denoting over one million units of shipment to US retailers; it is his highest-certified album as of early 2009. In the fall of 2005, McCartney toured Australia, and opened for the Backstreet Boys in Europe in the summer of 2005. His first headlining tour 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, 2005. Although he did not launch a full tour, he did various promotional shows in Italy, receiving airplay on July 11, 2006.