Jennette Mccurdy :: Biography
Jennette McCurdy is an American actress, country pop singer and a song writer. She was born in 26th of June, 1992. She is best known for her portrayal of Sam Puckett on the Nickelodeon sitcom iCarly. The success of the character has led to its spin off series Sam & Cat, and Jennette is reinterpreting her role for the show. She has also appeared in many other TV series such as Zoey 101, Malcom in the Middle, VP, Lincoln Heights, Victorious and True Jackson. She has released a country pop album called Jennette McCurdy in the year 2012.
She was born as the youngest child in Long Beach, California and spent most of her childhood in Garden Grove, California. She has three older brothers Marcus, Scott and Dustin. Her mother, Debra, battled breast cancer for a long time. She died on September 20, 2013. She has French, Irish, Swedish, Dutch and Italian ancestry.
She started her acting career at the young age of eight. It was in the year 2000 when she acted in MADtv. After that she got roles in many TV series like Will & Grace, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Law and Order SVU, Close to Home, The Inside, Judging Army, Over There, among others. She was inspired to become an actress after watching Harrision Ford in Star Wars. She got a chance to work with her idol in 2003 in the movie Hollywood Homicide. For her guest performance as Hailey Campos in Strong Medicine, she got nominated for a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Television Series- Guest Starring Young Actress in 2005. She was then cast as one of lead character’s best friend in the Nickelodeon TV series iCarly starring Miranda Cosgrove. For her role of Sam Puckett, she was nominated for a Young Artist Awards in 2008 and 2009 Teen Choice Award in the Favorite TV Sidekick category. She currently stars in the Nickelodeon TV series Sam & Cat. Her character plays as twins has a twin sister that looks exactly like her. She did a TV movie called The Last Day of Summer and another movie Fred: The Movie.
In June 2008, she announced that she will be coming up with her debut album and released her first single So Close on March 10, 2009 followed by her second single Homeless Heart on May 19. She released samples of songs from her debut album online so that her fans could vote for the album’s first single. Receiving the highest votes, Not That Far Away became the first single and was released on country radio on May 24, 2010 before being released on iTunes on June 1. She released her self-titled debut album in 2012. Besides her acting and singing career, she has written articles for Wall Street Journal and has been a regular columnist for Seventeen Magazine. She supports the Cody Waters Foundation and has been a StarPower Ambassador for Starlight Children’s Foundation. She is also involved with the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Invisible Children Inc. group.
In September 2013, Jennette dated Andre Drummond. He is a NBA player. Her best friend is her Sam & Cat co-star Ariana Grande. She revealed her hot body with ideal measurements in a bikini. She has full bust, slim waist and round hips. She has the height of 5 feet 3 inches and weight of 119 pounds. Her feet size is 7. Following a recent scandal she had her private photos leaked on the internet. She is in a lingerie in the pictures. She is an active user of her Twitter and Facebook accounts and has garnered herself a large number of fans and followers. Her bio can be viewed in wiki and the IMDb website.