Nicholas Jerry Jonas or Nick Jonas as he is known, is an American singer, songwriter and actor. He started his acting career at the age of 7, portraying the characters Tiny Tim, Chip Potts, Little Jake, and Gavroche among others on Broadway. He had been referred to a professional show business manager at the age of 6 when he was spotted at a barbershop with his mom.
His foray into music began in 2002 when he wrote a song with his father titled Joy to the World (A Christmas Prayer) while performing in Beauty and the Beast. The song was later released through INO Records to Christian Radio in 2003, and it became Nick's debut single.
The song led him to be noticed by Columbia Records, and Nick began his singing career with his brothers co-writing songs for an album. When Columbia Records president, Steve Greenberg, heard the song Please Be Mine he decided to sign Nick and his brothers as a group. This led to their group being named Jonas Brothers. Nick and his brothers moved on from Columbia Records and signed up with Hollywood Records in 2007.
The band began to have some problems in 2013, after they cancelled their highly anticipated tour in October only days before it was set to begin. The reasons cited were a 'deep rift within the band' over 'creative differences'. The brothers officially confirmed on October 29 that the band had split up for good.
Nick made his film debut along with his brothers in the Disney Channel film Camp Rock (2008), starring alongside Demi Lovato, and in May 2008 he and the band began starring in their own Disney series Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream.
Nick Jonas was born on September 16, 1992 in Dallas, Texas to Paul Kevin Jonas and Denise, and he has two elder brothers, Kevin and Joe, and a younger brother, Frankie. His father is a songwriter and musician, while his mom is a former sign language teacher and singer. Nick was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at the age of 13, and it led him to start the Change for the Children Foundation along with five different charities to raise money and awareness for diabetes. He is married to Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra.
Nick has starred in a good number of television shows beginning in 2007 with Hannah Montana, the following year Camp Rock, which was a television film. In 2009 and 2010 he was in Jonas and Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam. He went on to star in Mr. Sunshine (2011), Last Man Standing (2011), Smash (2012), Submissions Only (2012), Hawaii Five-0 (2013–15), Kingdom (2014–17), Scream Queens (2015).
His movies were Hannah Montana and Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert (2008), Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience (2009), Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009), Les Miserables: 25th Anniversary Concert (2010), Careful What You Wish For (2015), Goat (2016), Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated (2017), Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017).
In 2019, Nick was the voice of a character in UglyDolls, which he followed with documentary film Jonas Brothers: Chasing Happiness. His upcoming movies are Midway as Aviation Machinist Mate Bruno Gaido, Jumanji: The Next Level and Chaos Walking.
Nick has also acted in a number of theatre shows, namely, A Christmas Carol (2000), Annie Get Your Gun (2001), Beauty and the Beast (2002), Les Miserables (2003), The Sound of Music (2003), Les Miserables (2010), Hairspray (2011), and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (2012).
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