Nick Jonas, the youngest of the Jonas Brothers, has been in the spotlight for most of his life. In fact, he literally grew up in front of his fans’ eyes, to become the famous musician and successful actor that he is today. And his career is still in the very early stages, as the actor is said to have a lot more projects up his sleeve. Here are some interesting facts about the actor that will blow your mind:

  1. Jonas as one of the brightest and most versatile young talent on the American pop scene, rose to fame as a member of the band ‘Jonas Brothers.’
  2. Nicholas Jerry Jonas, was born on September 16, 1992, in Dallas, Texas, United States, as the third of four children to Denise and Paul Kevin Jonas. He has two older brothers, Joe and Kevin, and a younger brother, Frankie.
  3. His passion for music was greatly influenced by his musician parents. His mother is a singer and his father is a musician and songwriter.
  4. His career took off by a chance at six when he was spotted singing in a barber shop, where his mother was getting her hair done. He was subsequently referred to a professional show manager.
  5. At the age of seven, he began performing on Broadway theatre, portraying characters such as Tiny Tim, Chip Potts, Little Jake, and Gavroche. He once missed a family vacation to be in a play.
  6. Apart from songwriting, he plays the electric and acoustic guitar, piano, and the drums. His other hobbies include playing baseball, tennis, golf, and collecting baseball cards.
  7. Jonas began his singing career appearing as Tiny Tim, opposite Frank Langella, in a Madison Square Garden Production of ‘A Christmas Carol,’ in 2000. This was followed up with ‘Annie Get Your Gun,’ as Little Jake, in 2001.
  8. He went on performing as replacement alternates in other Broadway musicals such as Chip in ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ in 2002, as Gavroche in ‘Les Miserables,’ and as Kurt in ‘The Sound of Music,’ in 2003.
  9. Jonas is the founder of ‘The Nicholas Jonas Change for The Children Foundation,’ a non-profit organization devoted to the needs of abused, homeless, and terminally ill children.
  10. He penned his first song with his father titled ‘Joy to the World,’ while performing in Beauty and the Beast, with fellow cast members as background vocals. This featured in Broadway’s Greatest Gifts: Carols for a Cure,’ Vol. 4 and a year later released as his single by INO Records to Christian Radio in 2003.
  11. Jonas was signed up by Columbia Records and on September 5, 2004, he released his debut single studio album ‘Nicholas Jonas,’ comprising 11 tracks, whose lyrics were co-written with his father and brothers.
  12. He along with his brothers, Joe and Kevin, formed a band and named it ‘Jonas Brothers.’ They toured throughout 2005 with artist such as Jump5, Kelly Clarkson, Jesse McCartney, Backstreet Boys, and the Click Five.
  13. As a 13 year-old in 2005, he was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes, when on a tour with his band, when he experienced rapid loss of weight and felt sluggish. It was discovered his blood glucose level had spiraled out of control to over 800 and was rushed to the hospital.
  14. On August 8, 2006, the band released their debut album ‘It’s About Time,’ which received limited release of 50,000 copies, with very little backing from label. Subsequently the group was dropped by ‘Columbia Records,’ from their roster.
  15. Jonas Brothers were signed up by Hollywood Records, and released their self-titled second studio album on August 7, 2007. The album made it to the top five of the Billboard 200 in United States and its single ‘S.O.S’ became their first top twenty hit on the Billboard Hot 100.
  16. On August 17, 2007, the Jonas Brothers made their acting debut as guest in the Disney series ‘Hannah Montana,’ titled ‘Me and Mr. Jonas and Mr. Jonas and Mr. Jonas.’ Subsequently Jonas and his brothers began appearing in their own Disney series, ‘Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream,’ was premiered on May 16, 2008.
  17. He made his feature film debut with Disney Channel production ‘Camp Rock,’ in 2008, as a member of music group. The film’s sound track was released on June 17, 2008, and was certified Platinum. He was also part of its sequel ‘Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam, in 2010.
  18. Jonas and his brother’s released their third studio album, ‘A Little Bit Longer,’ on August 12, 2008. It is first to debut at number one on the Billboard 200 chart and fastest selling album to date.
  19. On February 27, 2009, Jonas and his brothers starred in Walt Disney Production’s ‘Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience.’ It is the sixth highest-grossing concert film and was nominated for a Teen Choice Award.
  20. On May 2, 2009, Jones starred along with his brothers in their second Disney Channel series ‘Jonas,’ and this was followed by their fourth studio album, titled ‘Lines, Vines and Trying Times,’ in June that year.
  21. Following his brother’s decision to concentrate on solo project, Jonas, launched his own brand ‘Nick Jonas & the Administration,’ as a side project, signing in with Hollywood Records in late 2009.The band released one studio album ‘Who I Am,’ and performed live at Grammy Nomination Concert, on CBS.
  22. He went on to appear in couple of television series in 2011, starting with ‘Mr. Sunshine,’ as Eli Cutler, and in an episode of the sitcom ‘Last Man Standing,’ as Ryan. This was followed by ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,’ ‘Submissions Only, and ‘Smash,’ in 2012.
  23. In 2012, Jonas was paired with Demi Lovato for the judges’ house portion of the show ‘The X Factor.’ He also joined E! News personality Giuliana Rancic, as the team of host for the ‘2013 Donald Trump’s Miss USA,’ pageant on NBC.
  24. On October 29, 2013, the Jonas Brothers split up following creative differences and due to deep rift within the band. It was also revealed that they have been functioning as individuals within the group for a long time.
  25. Jonas was cast as Nate Kulina in the television drama series ‘Kingdom,’ which premiered on Direct TV’s Audience Network, on October 8, 2014, and concluded on August 2, 2017. He put on 15 pounds of pure muscle in order to even be considered for the role of Nate.
  26. He was also cast in Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum’s 2015 erotic thriller film ‘Careful What You Wish For,’ as Dough Martin, the lover boy. He also appeared in the adventure comedy film ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,’ as Alex and in its sequel ‘Jumanji: The Next Level.’
  27. His lead single ‘Close,’ from his third studio album, ‘Last Year Was Complicated,’ was a commercial success becoming his third top ten hit on the ‘Mainstream Top 40,’ chart. The album reached number two on the Billboard 200 chart, to become his highest peaking effort as a solo artist to date.
  28. On February 28, 2019, Jonas and his brothers announced their reunion to reform Jonas Brother along with a new single, ‘Sucker.’
  29. Jonas was in relationship with Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez, Delta Goodrem, and Olivia Culpo, before marrying Indian actress and singer, Priyanka Chopra on December 1, 2018, at Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur, India.
  30. Jonas was ranked by ‘OK,’ and ‘People,’ in their list of Sexiest Man Alive, in 2014 and 2015 respectively. Early in his career as role model and teen idols, he and his brothers wore purity rings.
  31. Nick Jonas Net Worth: $25 Million
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