Joanna Noëlle Levesque known professionally as JoJo, is an American singer, songwriter and actress. Raised in Foxborough, Massachusetts, she performed in various singing competitions as a child and after competing on the television show America’s Most Talented Kids in 2003, she was noticed by record producer Vincent Herbert who asked her to audition for Blackground Records. JoJo released her eponymous titled debut album in June 2004. “Leave (Get Out)”, her debut single reached number one on the US Billboard Pop songschart, which made her the youngest solo artist to top the chart at thirteen years old. The song peaked at 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was certified gold by the RIAA. The album has since sold over four million copies worldwide to date.
Joanna Noëlle Blagden Levesque
Singer, Songwriter, Actress
Birthday / Date of Birth
JoJo was born on 20 December 1990, in Brattleboro, Vermont, U.S.
She is currently 28 year sold.
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
She graduated from high school in 2009. She was accepted to Northeastern University where she considered majoring in cultural anthropology but did not attend.
JoJo has English, Native American, French, Polish, Irish, and Scottish ancestry.
- Father – Joel Levesque
- Mother – Diana Blagden
- Siblings – She’s the only child.
Boyfriend / Spouse
JoJo dated –
JoJo dated American soccer player Freddy Adu from May 2005 until September 2006 and then in 2008, she began dating Jeremiah McConico but their relationship also didn’t last long.
- In feet – 5 feet 3.5 inches
- In centimeters – 161 cm
- In meters – 1.61 m
- In Kilograms – 56 kg
- In Pounds – 123 lbs
- Measurements – 37-27-35
- Bust – 37 inches
- Waist – 27 inches
- Hip – 35 inches
- Bra Size – 34C
She wears a size 6 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 10 (US).
JoJo released her first studio album titled JoJo on June 22, 2004 under Blackground and Universal Records. The album peaked at #4 on the Billboard 200 with the lead single “Leave (Get Out)” peaked at #12 on the US Billboard Hot 100. So far, she has released three studio albums, two mixtapes, three extended play (EP), seven singles, and 13 promotional singles and has sold over 7 million albums worldwide. Her album credits include –
- JoJo (2004)
- The High Road (2006)
- Mad Love (2016)
She debuted with 2002 drama movie Developing Sheldon for her role as Young Elizabeth.
In 1998, JoJo appeared as a contestant in the season 1 of the comedy series Kids Say the Darndest Things.
Awards & Nominations
|2004||MTV Video Music Award||Best New Artist – “Leave (Get Out)”||Nominated|
|Billboard Music Awards||Female New Artist of the Year||Nominated|
|Mainstream Top 40 Single of the Year – “Leave (Get Out)”||Nominated|
|Radio Disney Music Awards||Best Female Artist – “Leave (Get Out)”||Nominated|
|Best Video That Rocks – “Leave (Get Out)”||Won|
|2005||Radio Disney Music Awards||Best Female Artist||Nominated|
|2006||Teen Choice Award||Female Choice Breakout – Aquamarine||Nominated|
|Radio Disney Music Awards||Best Artist Or Song Your Teacher Likes – “Too Little, Too Late”||Won|
|Favorite Karaoke Song – “Too Little, Too Late”||Won|
|Best True Ringer Ring Tone – “Too Little, Too Late”||Nominated|
|Best Song to Wake Up To – “Too Little, Too Late”||Nominated|
|Best Song You’ve Heard a Million Times and Still Love – “Too Little, Too Late”||Nominated|
|2007||Boston Music Awards||National Female of The Year – “Too Little, Too Late”||Won|
|Hollywood Life 9th Annual Young Hollywood Awards||Breakthrough performance||Won|
|Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a Feature Film – Aquamarine||Nominated|
|2008||Yahoo Music Awards||for over 10,000,000 downloads – “Too Little, Too Late”||Won|
|Boston Music Awards||Outstanding Pop/R&B Act of the Year||Nominated|
|2009||Poptastic Award||Best TV Movie – True Confessions of a Hollywood Starlet||Nominated|
|2016||Boston Music Awards||Pop Artist of the Year||Nominated|
- Favorite Food – Ice cream sandwich
- Favorite Drink – Black Coffee
JoJo Net worth
She has an estimated net worth of $10 million dollars as of 2018. She lives in Los Angeles and owns a BMW.
Social Media Profiles
Some Lesser Known Facts About JoJo
- She was born in a family that was not financially rich where she grew up in a one-bedroom apartment in Foxborough.
- Her parents divorced when she was four years old. She started singing along with her mother who sang in a Catholic church choir and was trained in musical theater.
- As a child, she had participated in various singing competitions and gained fame after competing on the television show America’s Most Talented Kids in 2003.
- She was offered a record deal at the age of 6, but her mother turned it down because she believed JoJo was too young for a music career.
- She supports many charities such as She’s the First, World Vision, etc.