10 Things You Didn’t Know About Nick Jonas

  
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Nick Jonas has had a big career in a short period of time, rising to fame as one of the Jonas Brothers, a pop-rock band he formed with his two brothers, Kevin and Joe. While Kevin and Joe have been more absent from the spotlight following the group’s split, Nick has gone on to have a successful solo career, launching him into a new demographic of fans and new style of music. He can write songs, he can sing and he can act — these are all things that are widely known about the star, but as he turns another year older, now is a good time to check out some things you may not know about Nick Jonas!

10. He was Homeschooled

Although he was born in Dallas, Texas, Nick Jonas was raised in Wyckoff, New Jersey, and was homeschooled by his mother, Denise. His parents are also where he gets his musical interest and talent. His dad, Paul Kevin Jonas Sr., is a songwriter and musician while his mother is a singer. Also, many often forget that there is another Jonas brother, the youngest, Frankie, who is often called “the bonus Jonas.”

(AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

(AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

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9. He Has Diabetes

Nick Jonas has been dealing with Type I diabetes since he was diagnosed with it at the age of 13. As a star with the medical condition he has used his celebrity to develop the Change for the Children Foundation, which raises money and awareness for diabetes.

 (David Goldman/AP Images for Bayer Diabetes Care)

(David Goldman/AP Images for Bayer Diabetes Care)

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