Jamie Lynn Spears Biography
Birthdate: April 4, 1991
Birthplace: Kentwood, Louisiana
Big Sister's Shadow
Jamie Lynn is the younger sister of pop-superstar and paparazzi queen Britney Spears. Following in her sister's footsteps, Jamie Lynn first appeared in Total Britney Live in 2001, and a Pepsi commercial in 2002. That year, she also played a younger version of her sister's main character in the movie Crossroads. Jamie Lynn continued her young career as a cast member on Nickelodeon's All That, a comedy-variety show where she played a bunch of different characters.
Hollywood Career 101
Jamie Lynn left All That for her first starring role in Nickelodeon's Zoey 101. She plays the title character, Zoey Brooks, one of the first girls to attend a once boys-only boarding school called Pacific Coast Academy. In 2005 Zoey 101 was nominated for an Emmy Award, and Jamie Lynn won Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards for best Female TV Star and best TV Female Actress. This cemented her status as a Hollywood star and made her more than just Brit's little sis.
Oh Baby, Baby!
In a shocking announcement on December 19, 2007, in an exclusive interview with OK Magazine!, Jamie Lynn and her mom, Lynne Spears, revealed that Jamie Lynn was 12 weeks pregnant! The father is boyfriend Casey Aldridge. On Thursday, June 19th, Jamie Lynn gave birth to a baby girl named Maddie Briann. There were no complications and it's safe to say that pictures of the little girl and her infamously young mom will be the number one target of paparazzi for a while. At this point It remains to be seen how her career will rebound now that she's teen momma Spears.
Did U Know?
- Jamie Lynn sings Follow Me, the theme song from Zoey 101.
- She finished high school by correspondence after attending Parklane Academy in McComb, Mississippi.
- Jamie Lynn was a cheerleader in high school.
- She created character Thelma Stump, the 80 year-old, bacon loving bodyguard, who she sometimes played on All That.