Nick Jonas Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Nick Jonas is an American singer-songwriter and actor born on September 16, 1992. He got into acting when he was just seven years old performing on Broadway. In 2002 he released his first single which got noticed by Columbia Records. Together with his older brothers Kevin and Joe Jonas, they formed a band called the Jonas Brothers. Their first album “It’s About Time” came out in 2006.

After leaving Columbia Records and joining Hollywood Records the Jonas Brothers released their second album in 2007 which put them on the map. They became big names on the Disney Channel and starred in successful movies like “Camp Rock” and its sequel. They even had their TV shows.

Their third album “A Little Bit Longer” came out in 2008 and kept their success going strong. They hit the top of the charts with singles like “Burnin’ Up.” But after their fourth album in 2009, they decided to take a break.

Nick then formed a new band called Nick Jonas & the Administration releasing an album called “Who I Am” in 2010. He also did some acting gigs appearing on TV shows and on Broadway.

In 2013, the Jonas Brothers officially split and Nick focused on his solo career. He signed with Island Records and released his self-titled album in 2014 featuring the hit song “Jealous.” He also started a record label called Safehouse Records.

His third album “Last Year Was Complicated” came out in 2016 and did well. Nick’s acting career also took off with roles in movies like “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.”

In 2019, the Jonas Brothers got back together and released the album “Happiness Begins.” Nick’s fourth solo album “Spaceman” dropped in March 2021.

Full NameNicholas Jerry Jonas
Date of BirthSeptember 16, 1992
Place of BirthDallas, Texas, USA
OccupationSinger, Songwriter, Actor
Height5 feet 8 inches (175 cm)
SpousePriyanka Chopra (m. 2018)
Children1 (Malti Marie Chopra Jonas)
Net Worth$80 million

Nick Jonas’s Early Life

Nick Jonas Early Life

Nick Jonas grew up in Dallas, Texas with his mom Denise and dad Paul Kevin who is a songwriter and used to be a pastor. His mom taught sign language and sang. He has three brothers: Joe, Kevin and Frankie. They lived in Wyckoff New Jersey and Jonas was homeschooled by his mom.

Jonas’ career began when he was six. He got discovered at a barber shop where his mom was getting her hair done. Someone there suggested he meet a professional manager and that’s when things took off. By seven he was already on Broadway playing various characters in different shows.

One of the songs Jonas wrote with his dad while performing in “Beauty and the Beast” got some attention. It was called “Joy to the World (A Christmas Prayer)” and featured vocals from his fellow cast members. It was released on a compilation album and later as Jonas’ first single on Christian radio in 2003.

Nick Jonas Career

Nick Jonas Career

Nick Jonas’ journey into the music industry began when he caught the attention of Columbia Records. They liked his voice so he signed with them and also INO Records. His first studio album “Nicholas Jonas” came out in 2004. He wrote songs for it with his brothers who also sang background vocals. The album had a limited release at first but plans for a wider release were canceled.

Columbia Records’ new president wasn’t a fan of the album but liked one of the songs “Please Be Mine” leading to Jonas and his brothers signing as a group. They thought about calling themselves “Sons of Jonas” but went with “Jonas Brothers” instead. In 2005 Jonas was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 13 years old.

As they worked on their first studio album the band toured with various artists in 2005. Their debut single “Mandy” came out in 2005 but their album faced delays due to changes at Columbia Records’ parent company. They started getting noticed through Disney Channel soundtracks and tours with Aly & AJ. Finally their first album “It’s About Time” dropped in 2006 but it didn’t get much support from the label. Disappointed the band wanted to leave Columbia Records and in 2007 it was confirmed they were dropped. Although the album sold 1.75 million copies they were ready to move on.

After switching to Hollywood Records the Jonas Brothers released their second studio album in 2007 gaining popularity with songs like “S.O.S.” They also started acting appearing on Disney Channel and in movies like “Camp Rock” (2008). Their third studio album “A Little Bit Longer” (2008) became a huge hit with the single “Burnin’ Up” reaching the top five.

The band starred in a 3D concert movie and a Disney series continuing their success until 2009 when they announced a hiatus to pursue solo projects. Nick formed “Nick Jonas & the Administration” and starred in musicals and movies. The brothers briefly reunited to work on a new album but creative differences led to the band splitting in 2013.

Nick focused on his solo career releasing his second album in 2014. He acted in TV shows and movies joined “The Voice” as a coach and released his third album “Last Year Was Complicated” in 2016. He toured with Demi Lovato and started his record label Safehouse Records with her.

In 2019, rumors of a Jonas Brothers reunion spread and they officially announced their return with the single “Sucker.” Their album “Happiness Begins” came out in June. Nick joined “The Voice” as a coach and continued his acting career appearing in movies and hosting “Saturday Night Live” in 2021. He released his fourth solo album “Spaceman” and announced his role as Frankie Valli in a pro shot taping of “Jersey Boys.”

In 2023, Nick Jonas collaborated with King on a single titled “Maan Meri Jaan (Afterlife).”

What is Nick Jonas’s Net Worth?

Nick Jonas’s Net Worth is estimated to be $80 Million as of 2024, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

Other ventures

Nick Jonas Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

In 2017, Nick Jonas partnered with Creative Recreation to release a shoe line called 1410. The following year he collaborated with John Varvatos on a spring clothing line called JV x NJ along with a fragrance also named JV x NJ. In 2019 they added two more fragrances: JVXNJ Red and JVxNJ Silver. In October 2022 Nick teamed up with PGX to create a collection for golfers featuring clothing and accessories like hats bags shirts pants and socks.

In 2019, Nick Jonas announced a collaboration with John Varvatos and Stoli Group to create Villa One a high-quality tequila available in Silver Reposado and AƱejo varieties. The tequila launched in the U.S. and later expanded to the UK in 2020 and Canada in 2021.

In September 2021, Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra Jonas joined as producers for the Broadway comedy Chicken & Biscuits. Nick also served as an executive producer for the Netflix series Dash & Lily assisting with casting filming and music and making a cameo appearance alongside his brothers.

In 2020 ,Nick and Priyanka announced their involvement as executive producers for an Amazon series about the Indian pre-wedding tradition called sangeet.

In July 2022, Nick and Priyanka invested in Perfect Moment a company specializing in womenswear since 1979. They plan to have a significant influence on the company’s presence in Asia and the Middle East.

Transformation

Nick Jonas Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

In the early days of their career, the Jonas Brothers were like idols to teens especially because they started wearing purity rings when they were on Disney Channel. Nick Jonas said these rings helped him think about sex in a certain way but later on his faith became more personal to him. He mentioned in 2016 that everyone in their church was asked to wear these rings and he didn’t fully understand what they meant at the time. Nowadays Nick is often seen as a sex symbol after doing some sexy photo shoots. But he doesn’t like being called that. He says he just tries to stay humble make cool music and maybe be a bit daring.

Magazines like OK! and Flaunt have featured Nick in their lists of sexy guys. He was also on People’s list of Sexiest Men Alive and ranked sixth on Capital FM’s Sexiest Men in Pop list. Nick’s new image has gained him a lot of fans in the LGBT community which he’s happy about. Some people have criticized him for trying too hard to appeal to the gay community but Nick says that’s not true. In 2020 he was voted Sexiest Reality Show Judge and nominated with his brothers Joe and Kevin for Sexiest Brothers.

Nick Jonas’s Personal Life

Nick Jonas And Priyanka Chopra

Nick Jonas found out he had type 1 diabetes when he was thirteen. To manage it he uses an insulin pump. He cares a lot about helping others with diabetes so he created the Change for the Children Foundation. It works with five charities to raise money and awareness for diabetes.

He made a public service announcement with the Washington Nationals to help kids with diabetes at a hospital in Washington D.C. Since 2008 Bayer Diabetes Care has worked with Jonas to encourage young people to take care of their diabetes.

Jonas even spoke in front of the U.S. Senate to push for more research funding for diabetes.

In May 2021, Nick Jonas had a bike accident and cracked a rib. He got some bumps and bruises but went back to work on The Voice just a couple of days later. He said he felt better and that the accident wouldn’t stop him from hosting the Billboard Music Awards.

Jonas has dated a few famous people. He dated Miley Cyrus from 2006 to 2007 then briefly dated Selena Gomez in 2008. He also dated Delta Goodrem from 2011 to 2012. After that, he dated Olivia Culpo from 2013 to 2015.

In 2018, Nick Jonas started dating Priyanka Chopra. He proposed to her in 2018 and they got engaged in a ceremony in India. They had a big wedding in December 2018. In January 2022, they announced they had a baby girl through surrogacy.

Jonas is also big on helping others. In 2009, he worked with Disney to promote eco-friendly behaviour. He even donated $25000 to a food bank in Texas in 2010. He’s done lots of other charity work too like helping with Hurricane Harvey relief in 2017.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Jonas and Chopra donated to many organizations fighting the outbreak. They also donated to help with the floods in Bihar and Assam. In 2021, they raised money for COVID-19 relief efforts in India and reached their fundraising goal of $1 million.