Now that we know when Disney Channel’s new show Andi Mack will premiere, let’s get to know one of the stars, shall we?
JJJ recently caught up with rising actor Asher Angel, who plays Jonah in the coming-of-age story about a relatable girl who’s trying to determine where she fits in and the many amazing ways she can live her life.
Andi (Peyton Elizabeth Lee) has been raised to live on the safe side, but on her 13th birthday, a revelation jumpstarts her path of self-discovery.
At every twist and turn, she’s anchored by a loving albeit complicated family and her loyal best friends, Cyrus (Joshua Rush) and Buffy (Sofia Wylie). Along the way, she learns that sometimes the unexpected is what truly makes life great.
“I am so excited for people to meet the cast and characters in this show and to go on this ride with us that explore the issues and stories that impact kids, families, and friends,” Asher told us about the new show.
Check out 10 fun facts Asher shared with us:
1. I love anything spicy.
2. Singing is my other passion
3. I have 7 animals at home.
4. I am the oldest of three.
5. I am a serious sports fan!
6. Would love to play Pippen one day on Broadway.
7. I have performed in over 30 musical theater shows.
8. I started skiing when I was 3!
9. My favorite color is blue.
10. My middle name is DOV.
We’ve got a new 10 Fun Facts feature with Ashleigh Ross!
In case you’re unfamiliar with her, the 17-year-old Australian rising social media star is nominated for #Famous at the upcoming 2017 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards.
“I was so excited to find out that this year I have been nominated for a 2017 Kids Choice Award!” Ashleigh told JJJ. “Just a really quick thank you to everyone who made this possible. So much love.”
She is also an actress, dancer, and singer, who you may recognize best from Dance Academy.
Here are 10 fun facts Ashleigh shared with us:
1. I took my very first dance class when i was three years old. After this first dance class, I refused to go back each week, as i thought i was already ready for the stage!
2. I was born and raised in Sydney, Australia!
3. I hate pasta. I wish I liked it, but I just can’t bring myself to eat it.
4. I have two dogs! One tiny Maltese x Shitzu named Milly and one little Pomeranian named Alfie.
5. My favorite emojis are the two pink hearts and the three twinkling stars.
6. In Australia, we don’t have In-n-Out Burger, so the first thing I do whenever I come to LA, is go straight from the airport to In-n-Out!
7. I have always wanted to go to Bora Bora. It has been my dream destination for years now! It’s so stunning.
8. I am definitely one of those people who can’t stand pineapple on my pizza.
9. When I was six years old, there was a Red-bellied black snake (which is one of the most dangerous snakes in Australia) under my bed. I thought it was a rubber toy and tried to grab it! It started moving just before I touched it so I freaked out and ran out of the room!
10. When I was younger, my older sister Danielle and I would put on performances in our lounge room for our family to see. We charged them $1 each to watch us perform even if they didn’t want to!
Get to know the talented Jordan Mazarati with these 10 fun facts!
The 15-year-old actress and singer plays the young Alex Danvers on Supergirl, but she’s also a singer too!
“Music has always been my first love, because It gives me a platform to tell stories and express myself in a universal way,” Jordan told JJJ
She added, “For me, music and acting are forms of expression that allow other people to feel what words could never convey.”
Here are 10 fun facts Jordan shared with us:
1. I am a singer-songwriter. I love telling a story through music and making people feel that amazing feeling that music gives them.
2. I spent a lot of my life in Mexico and I speak Spanish.
3. I love Science, especially astrophysics.
4. I love to dance, especially ballet. I’ve been dancing since I was little girl.
5. I am obsessed with playing guitar. The second I get home from school I play my guitar until my fingers hurt.
6. My friends call me a crazy cat lady, because I basically collect cats. I have 5 cats and I love them more than anything in the world.
7. My favorite thing to do in my spare time is volunteer at my local animal shelter.
8. My goal one day is to travel around the world. I love meeting new people and experiencing different cultures.
9. I love my friends. They are always there for me when I need them, and I am so grateful to have such amazing people in my life.
10. I am also an actress. I play Young Alex Danvers on The CW’s Supergirl.
Meet Olivia Jade – high schooler by day, super chic YouTuber…the rest of the time!
The 17-year-old content creator and student started creating beauty and fashion videos just three years ago and has already amassed over 700,000 followers!
Not only does Olivia have a huge YouTube following, but she’s about to launch her very own app this Thursday (February 16) and we’ve got the exclusive scoop.
The new app will give fans all the inside info about Olivia‘s life, behind-the-scenes content and the ability to chat with her directly!
We’ve even got a sneak peak at her incredible photo shoot that will be featured on the app!
We chatted with Olivia to get to know a little more about her before the big launch and collected 10 Fun Facts you might not know. Check it:
1. I am obsessed with my dog, Bianca.
2. I won athlete of the year award in elementary school (ironic bc now I don’t play any sports & only do beauty and fashion lol).
3. I started YouTube in 2014.
4. My apps on my iPhone are color coordinated.
5. I don’t like chocolate or vegetables.
Click inside to read the rest of Olivia Jade’s facts…
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Let us introduce you to the talented Tommy Dorfman!
He stars as Ryan in the upcoming Netflix series 13 Reasons Why, which is being executive produced by Selena Gomez and is available for streaming starting on March 31.
“I’m really excited for fans of the book to experience this beautiful adaptation and meet Ryan and the other characters who are briefly mentioned in the text as fully realized people dealing with the aftermath of their classmate’s suicide,” Tommy told JJJ.
Check out 10 fun facts Tommy shared with us:
1. My real name is Martin.
2. As a kid, I dreamed of being a backup dancer for TLC.
3. I eat ice cream every night.
4. I’ve fallen asleep at every opera I’ve been to.
5. On holidays, my dog gets more presents from me than my husband.
6. I don’t drink alcohol.
7. I’m a podcast person. All-time-favorite: Another Round with Heben and Tracy.
8. Regular gym exercise isn’t my thing, so for cardio I throw solo dance parties in my house.
9. I have four tattoos, one from when I was 15.
10. Since moving to New York six years ago, I’ve lived in 9 different apartments.
Check out your first listen to Spencer Sutherland‘s new single “Selfish”!
The 24-year-old singer, who was set to hit the road with Jake Miller before his tour was postponed, opened up to JJJ about his new track.
PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Spencer Sutherland
“Selfish is about the feeling everyone gets when you don’t want to share someone with the world,” Spencer told us. “You want to keep them all to yourself and nobody else.”
Check out 10 fun facts Spencer shared with us too:
1. I have a dog named Max.
2. I have no tattoos…yet ;)
3. I’m a college dropout. (haha)
4. I’m obsessed with Elvis.
5. I am the middle child and I have two brothers!
6. I love stand-up comedy.
7. I am terrified of roller coasters.
8. I’ve been to 34 states. My goal is to hit all 50 in the next two years.
9. I live off of eggs and chicken.
10. Apparently I talk in my sleep.
Kendall Vertes is gearing up to drop her new single any day now and JJJ can’t wait!
The singer and Dance Moms star announced her second single “Where Would I Be Without You” to her fans earlier this month.
Check out the cover art now!
JJJ caught up with Kendall recently where we discovered 10 Fun Facts about her. Check them out below!
- 1. My dream job when I was little was to work at Subway making sandwiches. It always looked fun to me when I was little.
- 2. My first ever solo was “Splish Splash” the song was sung by Elmo from Sesame Street. I was only 3 years old.
- 3. When I was younger I had two guinea pigs. One was named Juicy after Juicy Couture and the other was BeBe after the store BeBe.
- 4. My favorite meal to make at the moment is rice. I don’t know why but for lunch every day I make rice.
- 5. I can’t take a shower unless I listen to music.
- 6. For my whole life, I refuse to watch a scary movie because then I can’t sleep. I have to sleep with my sisters or my parents.
- 7. When Maddie [Ziegler] would come over to my house we would go into my mom’s office where her computer was and we would make up the craziest dances…We still do.
- 8. When I go on Instagram, all I look at are food videos. How to make these desserts or how to make a meal for dinner. I don’t know why but it’s so interesting to me.
- 9. When I go to bed I can’t fall asleep until my kitty, Rebel, is in my room because she always sleeps with me.
- 10. I have a really bad habit of not putting socks on when I’m in a hurry, then when I take my shoes off I clear out the room.
Congrats to Nathan Chen — the new Men’s US National Champion!
The 17-year-old shattered records while going to the top of the leaderboard, earning 318.47 points total for both of his short and long programs over the weekend at the 2017 U.S. Figure Skating Championships.
He performed FIVE quadruple jumps in his long program! A first ever!
Nathan is being name dropped all over as the skater who will be changing the face of men’s figure skating.
“That’s what I’ve strived for my whole life,” Nathan shared ahead of the long program about earning the title of champion. “I don’t think it’s necessarily something I should be afraid of.”
He adds, “It’s something I’ve wanted my whole life. It’s definitely a good step for me and I’m really happy to be where I am tonight and hopefully to continue with this in the free skate.”
Vincent Zhou, Jason Brown, Grant Hochstein and Ross Miner followed behind Nathan on the leaderboard.
Learn more about Nathan right now! Check out 10 Fun Facts inside right now along with his performance! More Here! »