Mitchel Musso Biography
Birthdate: July 9, 1991
Birthplace: Garland, Texas
You know him best as Oliver on Hannah Montana—check out Kidzworld’s bio of the always entertaining actor and performer, Mitchel Musso!
Mitchel got his start acting in commercials and modeling for print jobs, but his big break came in 2003 when he and his brother Marc landed duel roles in Secondhand Lions, a drama starring veteran actors Robert Duvall and Michael Caine. Mitchel then went on to star and gueststar in numerous TV shows before he scored his best-known role as Oliver Oken on Hannah Montana, a character Mitchel says he relates to because "Oliver is all about girls, of course, and I am all about girls."
Even though Mitchel loves goofing around in front of the camera, he’s done some serious voice work behind it as well! His lively and expressive voice has brought numerous animated characters to life, including Jeremy Johnson in Phineas and Ferb and DJ in the 2006 animated movie, Monster House.
A Christmas Gift
Mitchel recently recorded his rendition of Jingle Bell Rock for A Very Special Christmas 7, the latest installment in a charity franchise that has featured U2, Bruce Springsteen and other great music icons. Mitchell is in good company and this time around—h e recorded songs alongside Sean Kingston, Miley Cyrus, Carrie Underwood and the Carter Twins among other teen singers. Best of all, all the proceeds go to the Special Olympics—the franchise has already raised more than $100 million!
- "I don't know if there are any sure-fire pickup lines! Girls are just out there. They're in their own world. You can't just get a girl with one pickup line."
- "Hair helps me with confidence. I can be preppy, I can be punky, I can pretty much do every look."
- "I don't like to show my bad mood to people, so I'll sit in my room and be creative on my computer."