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Who is Jennette McCurdy?
Jennette McCurdy is an American singer, songwriter, producer, director, writer, and former actress. McCurdy’s is very well known due to her acting career. Prominently playing Sam Puckett in the Nickelodeon sitcom ICarly and spin-off series Sam & Cat.
Jennette has also appeared in a number of other television series, like Malcolm in the Middle in 2003-2005, Zoey 101 in 2005, Lincoln Height in 2007, True Jackson and VP in 2009-2010, Victorious in 2012, and Between in 2015 -2016. She wrote, produced, and starred in her own web series titled What’s Next For Sarah ? in 2014
Jennet McCurdy began her acting career in early 2000 at the age of 8 years at Mad TV. In 2002, she appeared in Stark as Rocky’s sister. From there she appeared in television series, like CSI: True Jackson, VP, Zoey 101, Crime Scene Investigation, Malcolm in the Middle, Law, The Penguins of Madagascar, Over There Karen Sisco, Lincoln Height, Older SVU, Medium, Judging Army, The Inside and Close to Home.
In 2003, she got a chance to act alongside her inspiration, Harrison Ford, in the film namely Hollywood Homicide. In 2005 she was nominated for a Young Artist Award for the Best Performance in Television Series and Guest Starring Young Actress for her performance in Strong Medicine as Hailey Campos. Jennette has also appeared in several commercials such as public service announcements on crossing the road safely.
McCurdy’s Music and ICarly Series
In 2007 she got a starring role in the Nickelodeon TV series which was known as iCarly as Sam Puckett. She was part of the series until it ended in 2012. In 2008, she got a nomination for the Young Artist Award for her good work on the iCarly series and her great performance as Dory Sorenson in the TV movie The Last Day of Summer. In 2009 she was nominated for the Teen Choice Award in the Favorite TV Sidekick category for her work on iCarly. She also played in the Bertha in Fred: The Movie which was mainly based on a YouTube series which was about Fred Figglehorn.
In June 2008, Jennette posted on her official website that she was working on her debut album. On March 10, 2009, she released her first single, “So Close”. On May 19, she released the cover of the Amada Stott song, “Homeless Heart ” which was released in honor of Cody Waters. Cody Waters was McCurdy’s friend who had recently died at the age of nine from brain cancer. 20% of the proceed were donated to Cody Waters Foundation. Jennette met Cody through St Jude Children’s Research Hospital. In 2009, Jennette signed with country music label Capitol Records Nashville. On April 16, 2010, a sample song from Jennette’s upcoming debut country album was released online. After the clips were released the song “Not Far Away” got the most votes, and it was released on the country radio on May 24, 2010, and later released to iTunes on June 1, 2010.
Her debut extended play, Not That Far Away, was released on 17th, August 2010. Jennette’s second single, “Generation Love “, was released as a digital download on 22, March 2011 and it was followed by its release to radio on 25th, April 2011. Her second extended play was released on 8th, February 2012. Her debut studio album was released on 5th, June 2012. 11th, July 2012, Fanlala released an interview with Jennette in which she confirmed that she had left Capitol Nashville. 31st, July 2012, How to Rock released an interview with Jennette where she talked about her music career and acting career.
On 8th, June 2013 Jennette starred alongside Ariana Grande in the Nickelodeon series Sam and Cat, reprising her role as Sam Puckett, with Grande reprising her role as Cat Valentine. In 2014 Jennette missed the Nickelodeon Kid’s Award. Explaining why she missed the event she said that Nickelodeon put her in an uncomfortable position and she had to look out for herself. Jennette and Grande were having problems with the Network over their respective salaries, where Jennette accused Nickelodeon of Paying Grande more Money than her.
On 13th, July 2014, Nickelodeon announced that the series Sam & Cat was canceled after being on Air for only one season. On 13th, August 2014, Jennette launched the online show What’s Next for Sarah? where she served as the star and the writer of the series. She was also the executive producer and editor of What Next for Sarah. Jennette stated that the show mainly based on her life and also the character she played, Sarah Bronson was based on her life.
McCurdy’s Recent Work
In August 2016, she signed a deal to develop a project with the digital production company namely Canvas Media Studio to further utilize her social Media connection with the fans. Jennette starred as Claire in the psychological thriller film which was known as Pet. In 2017 Jennette decided to quit acting after she expressed on her website that she felt ashamed of 90% of her resumes. Jennette deleted all her social media post both the past and the recent and set all her videos and Vlogs “private” on both YouTube and Vimeo.
In 2018, Jennette made her debut as a film director with a short film known as Kenny. The dramedy film, both written and directed by her, was inspired by the death of her mother and features an all-female crew. Kenny was featured in The Hollywood Reporter and a Short of the Week. Since then she has released three short films that she has both directed and written: The Grave, The McCurdy’s, and a Strong Independent Woman.
In 2020, she created and starred in a one-woman tragicomedy show “I’m Glad My Mother Died ” in various theaters in Los Angeles and New York. Later Jennette had to set her show into hiatus after the Covid-19 pandemic reached the United States. In February 2021, Jennette said that she didn’t see herself returning to acting, stating that she has been “ashamed of parts ” she had done in the past. She said that she started acting to help her family out, quit after her mother died.
Jennette McCurdy’s Age
She was born 26th June 1992 in Long Beach, California, United States and she is currently 28 years
Jennette was born to Debra McCurdy and Mark McCurdy. However, her mother Debra was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was 3 years and went through several surgeries and chemotherapy. On September 20, 2013, her mother died after battling cancer for a period of 17 years
She is the youngest and the only girl in the family of four, she has three older brothers namely: Dustin McCurdy, Scott McCurdy, and Marcus McCurdy
She is currently 1.5 M tall
McCurdy’s Salary and Net Worth
Jennette has a Net Worth of $5 million she has earned her net worth from several films and TV series. She earned a salary of $ 50 thousand per episode while working on iCarly.