Random facts

  • Was the youngest member of Dream Street.
  • Played JV Baseball on his High School Baseball team
  • Did a duet with Anne Hatheway, “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart”, which is featured on the Ella Enchanted soundtrack
  • Very close to his little brother, Timmy
  • Won the 2005 Fake ID TRL Award for artists under 21
  • Debut solo album went platinum in February 2005
  • Auditioned for the lead role in the Sixth Sense
  • Favorite song on his debut album was “Beautiful Soul”.
  • First overseas trip was to Australia
  • Best friend is former band mate Greg Raposo
  • He went bungee jumping when he was 13.
  • Favorite season is Fall
  • His favorite musicians are: Justin Timberlake, Usher Raymond, Maroon5, Sting, Ray Charles and Akon.
  • Graduated high school in New York, June 2005.
  • His favorite actors are: Jim Carrey, Mel Gibson, Tom Cruise, Matt Damon, Will Smith, Robin Williams, Reese Witherspoon and Robert De Niro.
  • His favorite sports are: Baseball, water skiing, and ATVing.
  • Favorite city is San Diego, California
  • His favorite TV-show is “Friends” (1994)
  • Favorite type of music: Rock and Pop
  • When Jesse sat down to write the track, She’s No You, he was on a caffeine buzz, so he wrote a fast-paced beat for the song.
  • Is of Irish, English and Scottish heritage
  • Favorite book is The Great Gatsby
  • Started performing at age 7.
  • Was originally going to play Sebastion in She’s The Man, but had to pull out.
  • Preformed at the Lion-Titans halftime show on Thanksgiving Day, 2008.
  • His favorite opener is Little Italy aka L.I.
  • Nominated for – Record of The Year (for “Bleeding Love”) 51st Grammy Awards 2009.
  • He has a rather extensive shoe collection.
  • Jesse plays a young Peyton Manning for an NFL commercial. He is also in a Sunny Delight and an anti-smoking commercial.
  • In 2001, Jesse was released from his three-year gig as “J.R. Chandler” on the popular ABC daytime soap opera, All My Children. Five years later, in 2006, Jesse returned to All My Children as a guest star playing himself and shared scenes with Jacob Young, the actor who subsequently took over Jesse’s role of “J.R.
  • In August 2006, Jesse appeared in an ABC Family Special: Schooled. The special was a prank that involved tricking a group of almost 9th graders into thinking that they had to take a series of scrutinous exams to enter into high school. At the event Jesse revealed that he was never a very good test-taker & that he used to have tons of test-anxiety.
  • Jesse plays the voice of Roxas in the video game “Kingdom Hearts II”.
  • Both of Jesse’s parents are performers. At one time, they had their own doo-wop group. Both of his grandparents sometimes go on tour with him. His sister, Lea, is also a preformer, but doesn’t want to make a career out of it. His brother, Timmy doesn’t follow the family plan.
  • Jesse’s Walmart ad, “Home For the Holidays,” was filmed at his actual home, and features several members of his family, including his mom, Ginger, sister Lea, and brother Timmy.
  • Jesse’s former girlfriend Katie Cassidy, the daughter of David Cassidy played a love interest in his music video “She’s No You”.
  • Jesse’s high school mascot were Panthers
  • Jesse’s baseball positions were pitcher and shortstop
  • Jesse shoe size is a 9.
  • Jesse is 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 metres) tall
  • Jesse is a natural brunette
  • Jesse finally admitted his middle name is Arthur in J-14 magazine.
  • He changed his blonde hair to the color brown for the movie Keith which was released in 2007.
  • Jesse has two middle names, Abraham and Arthur
  • At the opening of the new Monster’s Inc. ride at Disney World, Jesse revealed on a survey that he’s afraid of clowns.
  • Jesse is scared of bugs
  • Jesse’s biggest fear is car accidents.
  • Jesse’s pet peeve is nail filing
  • Jesse has said that he was totally starstruck when he met Mischa Barton and Eva Longoria at the 2005 Teen Choice Awards.
  • Jesse was thrilled to meet tennis star Anna Kournikova at the National Tennis Center in Queens, NY. “It was a dream come true for me… She’s just so beautiful in every way. And she’s got such style and class,” he said.
  • Jesse has a crush on Lori Loughlin, who played Ava on Summerland and played Becky on Full House. He said it on April 16th’s Teen Nick.
  • While on TRL, Jesse admitted that he has a huge crush on Marcia Cross from Desperate Housewives.
  • Jesse says he has a crush on pop superstar Jojo, but says he probably wouldn’t date her because she is so young
  • When Jesse has breakfast, he likes to have either scrambled eggs or pumpkin pie.
  • For alone time, Jesse prefers his room to have the stereo on
  • Jesse loves Japanese food. Also, his favorite dessert is tiramisu. He likes fruit candy, including watermelon laffy taffy and Starburst. He also likes to drink Red Bull
  • Jesse can play the saxaphone
  • Jesse can fall asleep anywhere. He once fell asleep on the set of Summerland, earning him the nickname “Doubleshot”. He says, “I have a hard time waking up. No alarm clock works! It sounds childish, but I seriously have my manager, my mom, or a buddy of mine wake me up if I have to be somewhere. It’s a serious issue! I’ve been very late for some serious gigs because of it!

    Source: tv.com, imdb.com