Nick Jonas

(Nicholas Jerry Jonas)

Nick Jonas
Nick Jonas
  • Born: September 16, 1992
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Actor

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Nicholas Jerry Jonas is an American singer, actor, and songwriter. Jonas began acting in theater at the age of seven, and released his debut single in 2002 which caught the attention of Columbia Records where Jonas formed a band with his older brothers, Joe and Kevin, known as the Jonas Brothers. The group released their debut studio album It's About Time through the Columbia label in 2006. After leaving Columbia Records and signing with Hollywood Records, the group released their self-titled second studio album in 2007, which became their breakthrough record. The band became prominent figures on the Disney Channel during this time, gaining a large following through the network and they appeared in the widely successful musical television film Camp Rock (2008) and its sequel Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam (2010) as well as two of their own series, Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream (2008–2010) and Jonas (2009–2010).

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Acting has always been a passion of mine, so any opportunity that allows me to do that is definitely of interest to me.
As far as One Direction goes, and Mindless Behavior and all the other bands, I'm all for it, and if there's ever an opportunity to work with them, that'd be great. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Find things you're passionate about, and find others who are as passionate as you are and will focus on giving you an opportunity to shine and to have your moment where you can be in front of others to show what you can do.
Having haters is just a part of the business, and the more haters you have, the more people like you - that's how I view it, because I try to see the positive in things. Business, Commerce & Finance
I admire Kings of Leon. I think their records are amazing. Just from hanging out with them, I can say they're good guys. It's cool to see that they get to do what they love. But I think they clearly have an appreciation for where they came from, and it has shaped who they are. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I get to wake up every day and create music. And even when it's a tough moment as far as career ups and downs, it's always something you're passionate about, and it's a beautiful way to spend your life. Life ;Music, Chants & Rapps
I kind of date my musical discovery back to when I was 13 years old, getting my iTunes account and using that as a major tool to discover new music. Music, Chants & Rapps
I love pizza; you can't really go wrong with pizza. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I love the show 'Nashville,' I mean, that's a show that's pretty incredible. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I made a resolution in 2010 to stop drinking Diet Coke, and I haven't had Diet Coke since then. I think it was the best life change I've ever made, because I drank quite a lot of it. Life
I really like scripted dramas. My favorite show of all time would have to be 'Lost': I loved how the writers and producers were able to weave the different storylines together; and the acting in that show was incredible. Time
I think a lot of what you do in acting, and for the most part singing and dancing and everything, is trial and error. It's all about just seeing what works, and if it does, to use it, and if not, to throw it away.
I think my favorite song from another artist would have to be 'Superstition' by Stevie Wonder.
I'm actually pretty good with computers. I use computers when I'm working on making and producing music, so I do know a thing or two! Music, Chants & Rapps ;Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology
I'm pretty crazy about the Yankees. When I can't actually watch a game, I TiVo it. I am also a die-hard Dallas Cowboys fan. I don't tell many people that because I will get made fun on because I'm from New Jersey!
It doesn't matter if the world is pulling you down. With Christ, you have everything.
It sounds funny, but my biggest fear is that I'm not perfect. I'm a perfectionist, and I get upset when things go wrong or when I don't do well. Humor
It's a dream of mine to win a Grammy one day. I'm not saying I'm Grammy-worthy, but it would be a dream come true.
I've always been quite driven. I take after my father.
I've been blessed to have acting opportunities in movies, television, as well as Broadway, and definitely want to continue to do so. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
My faith plays a big part in who I am: a Christian guy playing pop-rock music. I'm in a pop-rock band, not a Christian band. Music, Chants & Rapps ;Religion & God
My real musical discovery started when I was 10 with Stevie Wonder and the Jackson 5, and acts that I connected with because they were young when they were doing it, like me. Then I kind of came into my own a couple of years later; I found new artists that shaped my musical landscape. For instance, Kings of Leon played a big part in that.
My thoughts on gay marriage are that everyone has the right to love and be loved, and that's the position I take. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Families, Children & Parenting
My upbringing was faith-based, but we believed you should love all others as you want to be loved, because everyone should be treated equally. That's helped me have an understanding of people on different journeys and in different walks of life. At the end of the day, we're all the same, because we all want to be loved. Life ;Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
People who are feeling bullied and people who feel like outsiders should talk to their parents and guardians about finding a place with likeminded people where they can feel accepted. That's what I needed, and that's what I found with musical theater.
The one mentality I've always tried to have is that no matter what stage in your career that you are in as a musician or a performer or a songwriter or whatever, there's always more to learn.

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