Birth Date: April 9, 1987 / Age: 26
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA
Also Credited as: Jesse Arthur McCartney
Biography: Jesse Arthur McCartney (born April 9, 1987 in New York City) is an American pop singer and actor of Scottish, Irish, and English ancestry. He has recorded with Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records on various projects. A performer since childhood, McCartney first tasted success with the boy band Dream Street (2000 to 2002), which he joined at the age of twelve. He also landed roles on Broadway and on the television soap opera All My Children (1998 to 2001), for which he was nominated in 2001 and 2002 for a Daytime Emmy in the category Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series for his role as J.R. Chandler. In 2004 and 2005, McCartney played the role of Bradin Westerly on the WB series Summerland. He released his solo debut album, Beautiful Soul, in 2004. The album featured a hit single, the title-track "Beautiful Soul".
Jesse currently dates Katie Cassidy, the daughter of actor David Cassidy. His best friend is Dillon Kondor. He is currently on his "Beautiful Soul" tour, which started on May 2, 2005 in Sacramento, California. But he will take a break from it this fall to tour in Australia and later open for the Backstreet Boys in Europe. Jesse graduated in Ardsley, New York, in May of 2005. He will star in the movie Kieth, out next year. His favorite city is San Diego
McCartney became the fourth star ever to be featured on Punk'd twice. (Jesse Metcalfe Nick Carter and Omarion are the others) His first appearence is when he was tricked by Ashton Kutcher on his way to Beverly Hills High School. His second is when he Punk'd Akon while making a commercial, probably for Toshiba, Panasonic, or Sony. (Substituting in for Ashton Kutcher for his second appearence)