Jennette Michelle Faye McCurdy Biography, Life, Interesting Facts


Jennette Michelle Faye McCurdy

Birthday :

June 26, 1992

Also Known For :

Screenwriter, Producer, Singer, Songwriter

Birth Place :

Long Beach, California, United States of America

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Jennette Michelle Faye McCurdy is a young, talented American actress, Screenwriter, and singer. Born on June 26, 1992, she is also a songwriter and record producer. Jennette Michelle Faye McCurdy has done several movies, but best known for roles played in Nickelodeon sitcom, iCarly and Sam & Cat. She has also starred in her own production What’s Nest for Sarah? And other series like Zoey 101, Malcolm in the Middle, Lincoln Heights, and True Jackson.

Early Life And Education

Jennette Michelle Faye McCurdy was born in Long Beach, California and the only girl among four siblings. Though Jennette Michelle Faye McCurdy once said this claim is not entirely true on the podcast You Made It Weird; she is said to have had an interest in acting after watching Star War Episode IV: A New Hope. This was a time her mother had recovered from breast cancer.


Acting Career

Jennette McCurdy made an acting debut at age eight on MAD TV in 2000. Since her first movie, she has played diverse roles in series like True Jackson, VP, Over There and Judging Army. McCurdy has always admired Harrison Ford for the way he acted, and fortunately for her, they were cast in the same film Hollywood Homicide, acting side by side.

Her acting skill displayed in Strong medicine got Jennette a nomination for a Young Artist Award. Jennette Michelle Faye McCurdy played the role of Sam Puckett in the Nickelodeon series iCarly. Her role in The Last Day of Summer also won her a nomination for Young Artist Award. Several nominations followed as her talent continued to grow and actually had an outstanding performance in iCarly. She has played roles in several other movies.


Music Career

Jennette Michelle Faye McCurdy through her official website in 2008 announced she would be making a music debut with the release of an album. True to her words, Jennette Michelle Faye McCurdy released her debut single So Close On March 10, 2009, and followed it with Homeless Heart. The latter single was released in honor of her friend Cody Waters who died of brain cancer. Jennette Michelle Faye McCurdy donated 20% of the proceeds to Cody Waters Foundation.

That same year Jennette Michelle Faye McCurdy had a record deal with Capitol Records Nashville. After fans voting for Not That Far Away to be her first single on her upcoming album, it was later released to country radio in May 2010 and iTunes on June 1. Jennette Michelle Faye McCurdy later in August released an Extended Play, with songs like Put Your Arm Around Someone, Not That Far Away and Break Your heart among others.

Jennette Michelle Faye McCurdy released her second single with Capital records, Generation Love in March 2011 for digital download and on radio in April 2011. McCurdy deal with Capital Records was truncated because according to her, she was in between projects and looking for other opportunities.


Online Show

Jennette Michelle Faye McCurdy in 2014 came out with her own initiative by launching the online show What’s Next for Sarah? She was involved in the writing, editing and also star of the series. The show, according to her was centered on her life. McCurdy in 2015 played in role in Between, a Netflix drama series. Jennette Michelle Faye McCurdy was also scheduled to play a role in the comedy Little Bitches.


Personal Life

Jennette Michelle Faye McCurdy has been involved in the writing of articles in the Wall Street Journal since 2011. She writes on vast topics of interest. She also writes for The Huffington Post and a columnist for Seventeen magazine. In June 2011, Jennette Michelle Faye McCurdy wrote an article, Off-Camera, My Mom’s Fight With Cancer which was published in the Wall Street Journal. It was based on her mother’s battle with cancer, the challenges and how it was handled by the family. Her mum died on September 20, 2013, after living with cancer for about 17 years.



Jennette Michelle Faye McCurdy has been nominated for several awards and won a few of them. In 2012, Jennette Michelle Faye McCurdy won three awards consisting Australian Kid’s Choice Awards, Meus Premios Nick Brazil and Kids Choice Awards. She also won two in 2010.

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