He released his eponymous debut album in 2004 to little success, though it did catch the attention of Columbia Records.
Jonas opted to form a band with his older brothers, Joe and Kevin, known as the Jonas Brothers.
The project became his highest peaking entry as a solo artist on the Billboard 200, while the lead single was a top twenty hit on the Billboard Hot 100.
the son of Denise (née Miller) and Paul Kevin Jonas.
The band's third studio album, A Little Bit Longer (2008), saw continued commercial success for the group; the album's lead single hit the top five on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Their fourth studio album, while still successful on the Billboard 200 chart, saw a decline in record sales.
is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer.
Jonas began acting in theater at the age of seven, and released his debut single in 2002.
"Joe, you're the one who dumped Taylor Swift," noted Rivers."I think it's me and a few others, but yeah," replied the 24-year-old.
Jonas' father is a songwriter, musician, and former ordained minister at an Assemblies of God church, while his mother is a former sign language teacher and singer.
Jonas was raised in Wyckoff, New Jersey and homeschooled by his mother. The band performed the collaboration "We Got the Party" with lead actress Miley Cyrus, with the episode gaining over ten million viewers and became basic cable's most watched series telecast ever.
The split led to the cancellation of their comeback album, though Nick confirmed that some of the songs recorded for the project would become available for fans through an upcoming release; the band released a live album featuring five songs from their unreleased fifth studio album.
The single failed to achieve success after its release.
"Jealous" (2014) was later released as the album's second single, going on to become Jonas' first top ten hit as a solo artist on the Billboard Hot 100.