Born Dec 20, 1990

Joanna Noëlle Blagden Levesque, professionally known as JoJo, is an American pop/R&B singer-songwriter and actress. After competing on the television show America's Most Talented Kids, she was noticed by record producer Vincent Herbert who asked her to audition for Blackground Records. JoJo released her self-titled debut album in June 2004.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of JoJo.


1990 Birth Born on December 20, 1990.
2001 10 Years Old JoJo's live demo, Joanna Levesque, recorded in 2001, features covers of soul and R&B songs, including Wilson Pickett's 1966 "Mustang Sally", Etta James's 1989 "It Ain't Always What You Do (It's Who You Let See You Do It)", Aretha Franklin's 1968 "Chain of Fools" and 1969 "The House That Jack Built", The Moonglows' 1956 "See Saw", Stevie Wonder's 1972 "Superstition", and The Temptations' 1975 "Shakey Ground".


2003 12 Years Old In 2003, at age 12, JoJo signed with Blackground Records and Da Family and began working with producers for her first album.
…  JoJo released her eponymous titled debut album in June 2004. "Leave (Get Out)", her debut single, reached number one on the Billboard Pop songs chart, which made her the youngest solo artist to have a number-one single in the United States, at thirteen years old. … Read More
JoJo hosted and performed at the Hope Rocks Concert in 2005 to benefit City of Hope National Medical Center, and co-hosted the 2006 TV Guide Channel's countdown to the Grammy Awards.
In 2006 JoJo was cast opposite Emma Roberts and Sara Paxton in Aquamarine, playing Hailey. … Read More
2007 16 Years Old 1 More Event
On July 20, 2007, JoJo's version of "Beautiful Girls" by Sean Kingston leaked on the internet titled "Beautiful Girls Reply". … Read More
2008 17 Years Old 1 More Event
In an April 2008 interview, JoJo stated that she was writing and producing an upcoming album in Boston and Atlanta.
On June 3, 2009, JoJo stated on her official YouTube account that she was waiting for her record label to sign a distribution deal to release her album. … Read More
2010 19 Years Old 1 More Event
Can't Take That Away from Me was released as JoJo's first mixtape in September 2010 and spawned the single "In the Dark".


In January 2011, JoJo was cast in an episode of CBS's Hawaii Five-0 as Courtney Russell, the daughter of a Tsunami Warning Center scientist who goes missing on the eve of a big storm hitting the Honolulu coast.
In October 2012, JoJo was cast and began working on the film G.B.F. JoJo was cast as Soledad Braunstein who is the President of the Gay Straight Alliance. … Read More
2013 - 2014 4 More Events
On August 5, 2015, JoJo's website under Atlantic was relaunched.
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