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Jonas Brothers: Interesting Things You Might Not Know

Margaret Minnicks has been an online writer for many years. She writes about interesting things.

L–R: Brothers Frankie, Kevin, Nick, and Joe Jonas

L–R: Brothers Frankie, Kevin, Nick, and Joe Jonas

Who Are The Jonas Brothers?

It is not unusual for some members of a family to choose the same or similar careers. That's what all four of the Jonas brothers did. All of them are in show business. The three older brothers are part of the band, The Jonas Brothers. However, he is recognized by the public.

The brothers were born to Denise Marie Jonas, a former sign language teacher and singer. Their father Paul Kevin Jonas Sr., is a songwriter, musician, co-founder of Christ for the Nations Music ministry, and a former ordained minister at an Assemblies of God Church in Wyckoff, New Jersey.

All of the brothers look alike with similar eyes and noses. Quite often people have to take a second look to determine which brother they are seeing on television.

All the brothers were born in different places because their parents traveled a lot for their music ministry.

  • Paul "Kevin" Jonas II was born in Teaneck, New Jersey on November 5, 1987.
  • Joseph "Joe" Jonas was born in Casa Grande, Arizona on August 15, 1989.
  • Nicholas "Nick" Jonas was born in Dallas, Texas on September 16, 1992.
  • Franklin "Frankie" Jonas was born in Ridgewood, New Jersey on September 28, 2000.

Importance of Christian Faith

The Christian faith is very important to all of the brothers. They stay away from controversial subjects and politics in their lyrics. The brothers abstain from alcohol, tobacco, and drugs to protect their voices. Before they were married, they all wore purity rings on their left-hand ring finger.

All of the Jonas brothers donate 10% of their earnings to their non-profit Change for the Children Foundation “to support programs that motivate and inspire children to face adversity with confidence, determination, and a will to succeed.” It was Nick's idea to start this charity after seeing a homeless family on the streets in New York City.

Because Nick was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when he was only 13, he teamed up with Bayer Diabetes Care as a diabetes ambassador for young people. Since the three older brothers are now married, they have other charities with their wives.

L–R: Brothers Kevin, Joe, and Nick Jonas

L–R: Brothers Kevin, Joe, and Nick Jonas

The Jonas Brothers Band

The Jonas Brothers pop rock band was formed in 2005. It became popular quickly because of the brothers' appearances on the Disney Channel. The band includes the three older brothers.

Usually, Kevin sings backup vocals and plays lead guitar. Joe sings lead vocals and plays the guitar and keyboards. Nick sings lead vocals and plays guitar and sometimes the drums and keyboards.

The three-man band went on a hiatus in 2012. It split in 2013 and reunited in 2019. Following the reunion, the band released its fifth studio album. It was announced in June 2022 that the Jonas Brothers will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2023.

Kevin and Danielle Jonas

Kevin and Danielle Jonas

Kevin Jonas

We know him as Kevin Jonas, but he was named Paul Kevin Jonas after his father when he was born on November 5, 1987. The musician, singer, songwriter, and actor is the oldest of the four Jonas brothers.

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Kevin rose to fame as a member of the pop rock band, the Jonas Brothers, alongside his younger brothers Joe and Nick. He became a prominent figure on the Disney Channel alongside his brothers in the late 2000s.

After the band split, Kevin did some things on his own. He and his wife Danielle appeared in their reality series, Married to Jonas, on E!. Kevin also appeared on the seventh season of The Celebrity Apprentice in 2014. He founded the construction company Jonas Werner and became the co-CEO of The Blu Market, an influencer marketing company.

Jonas appeared on People magazine's list of the Sexiest Men Alive in 2008 at the age of 21 which made him part of the 21 Club.

Kevin met his wife actress Danielle Deleasa while vacationing with their families in the Bahamas. They got married on December 18, 2009, and have two daughters, Alena Rose, born on February 2, 2014, and Valentina Angelina, born on October 27, 2016.

Their daughters inspired Kevin and Danielle to write the children's book, There's A Rock Concert In My Bedroom which was released in April 2022.

On July 11, 2022, Kevin, the oldest Jonas brother, and Frankie, the youngest Jonas brother became co-hosts of the now popular show, Claim to Fame on ABC.

Kevin and his family live in Montville, New Jersey just a few blocks from Danielle’s parents’ house and close to many of her childhood friends, which makes things easier when Kevin is on the road.

Kevin's net worth is $40 million.

Joe and Sophie Jonas

Joe and Sophie Jonas

Joe Jonas

Joseph Adam Jonas is the second son born to Denise and Paul Kevin Jonas Sr. on August 15, 1989. He is a singer, songwriter, and actor. He rose to fame as a member of the pop rock band the Jonas Brothers, alongside his brothers, Kevin and Nick.

Jonas dated several celebrities, including Taylor Swift, Demi Lovato, and Gigi Hadid before dating actress Sophia Turner in 2016. They got engaged on October 15, 2017, and got married on May 1, 2019.

Like Kevin and Daniele, Joe and Sophie have two daughters, Willa was born on July 22, 2020 and their second daughter was born on July 14, 2022. The family lives in Miami, Florida.

Joe Jonas' net worth is $40 million.

Nick and Priyanka Jonas

Nick and Priyanka Jonas

Nick Jonas

Nicholas Jerry Jonas is the third brother. He was born on September 16, 1992. Like Kevin and Joe, Nick is a singer, songwriter, and actor. Nick was in a Chuck E. Cheese commercial when he was a child and began acting on Broadway at the age of seven.

He released his debut single in 2002 that caught the attention of Columbia Records, where Nick formed a band with his older brothers, Kevin and Joe, known as the Jonas Brothers.

Nick is the only brother who has hosted Saturday Night Live. He hosted on February 27, 2021, and was SNL's musical guest for the fourth time.

Nick was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of thirteen and uses an insulin pump to help him manage the disease. Nick is the only brother with the disease.

Like his brother Joe, Nick dated several celebrities, including fellow Disney star and singer Miley Cyrus, singer Selena Gomez, singer Delta Goodrem, and fashion influencer Olivia Culpo.

Nick and Indian actress, producer, model, and singer Priyanka Chopra started exchanging messages on Instagram in 2016. They did not meet in person until May 2018. After that, they had a few movie dates and red carpet appearances.

When Nick was 25 years old, he rented out the entire Tiffany & Co. store and asked Priyanka to marry him on July 19, 2018, the day after her 36th birthday They got married during a three-day traditional Christian and Hindu wedding ceremony in December 2018. On January 15, 2022, they welcomed their first child, Malti Marie via surrogacy. Now, Kevin, Joe, and Nick all have girls.

Nick is the most recognized of the Jonas brothers and the one with the highest net worth of $70 million. Nick and his family live on the West Coast.

Franklin "Frankie" Jonas

Franklin "Frankie" Jonas

Franklin Jonas

Franklin Nathaniel Jonas is the youngest of the Jonas brothers, but he is all grown up now. He was born on September 28, 2000. He is a musician, internet personality, and former child actor. Unlike his three brothers, Franklin never sang in their band. He was only five years old when his older brothers started their band. He was seven years old when his brothers because popular.

While Franklin has not been in the band with his brothers, he has appeared in three of their videos. He has been active in his own ways. He began his acting career when he was only a kid in 2008. He won a Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Breakout Star Male for his role as Frankie Lucas on Jonas from 2009 to 2010.

Frankie's older brothers promised to stop calling him the "Bonus Jonas" after they found out Frankie disliked that title that hurt him.

The youngest Jonas brother is a TikTok influencer with 1.9 million followers. He co-hosts the popular ABC show, Claim to Fame along with Kevin, his oldest brother.

A girl was featured in one of his early TikTok videos. It is believed to be Frankie's girlfriend.

Franklin lives in Los Angeles. His net worth is estimated to be $20 million.

Final Observations

  • All the brothers are millionaires.
  • All four of the Jonas brothers are entertainers.
  • All the wives of the Jonas brothers have taken their last names. Many times celebrities do not take their husbands' last names.
  • The Jonas brothers' parents had all boys and no girls.
  • So far, the Jonas brothers have had all girls; five of them. Kevin and Danielle have two daughters. Joe and Sophie have two daughters. Nick and Priyanka have one daughter.

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