It would be difficult for young people, especially millennials and Generation Z, to reminisce about their childhood and young adult years without remembering some of the shows that defined it, one of which was the Nickelodeon sitcom, iCarly, which aired between 2007 and 2012. Jennette McCurdy, who played Sam Puckett on the show, was one of its stars, and at a young age, became one of the faces that defined two generations.
A millennial herself, McCurdy, aside from being an actress, is also a singer, director, writer, and YouTuber, and in this article, we discuss everything you need to know about her. Read to learn more.
What is Jennette McCurdy’s Age?
On the 26th of June 1992, Jennette McCurdy was born in Long Beach, California. Her parents, Debra and Mark McCurdy, raised her alongside three siblings. Through her parents, the iCarly actress is of mixed heritage, with roots in Italy, France, Sweden, Ireland, and England.
At the age of eight, Jennette McCurdy began her acting career on the show, MADtv, making her debut on-screen appearance in an episode of the show. She followed it up with her film debut in Shadow Fury as Anna Markov. Within seven years of her career as an actress, she appeared in 19 movies and TV shows, including appearances in titles like Will & Grace, Against Type, Malcome in the Middle, Judging Amy, and several more.
When Jennette McCurdy was aged 15, she began appearing on iCarly as Sam Puckett. She played the role between 2007 and 2012, appearing in a total of 93 episodes. She began starring in a spin-off of the show, Sam & Cat, in 2013, playing the role in another 35 episodes.
During her time as Sam Puckett, Jennette McCurdy made appearances in other projects like Best Player, True Jackson, VP, Minor Details, Victorious, and several others. Since leaving the role, she appeared in other shows like Adam and Wiley’s Lost Weekend, Between, and What’s Next for Sarah?, resulting in more than 65 credits to her name since she made her debut as an actress.
However, she is not just an actress but has taken up roles behind the camera as a director, writer, and producer. She produced her first project, the show, What’s Next for Sarah? at the age of 22. As a director and writer, she has worked on the short movies, Kenny and 8 Bodies, as well as the feature-length TV movie, The McCurdys.
Aside from her work in film and TV shows, she is also a singer, and she released her first studio album, Jennette McCurdy, at the age of 20. Prior to the release of the album on the 5th of June, 2012, she released two EPs, Not That Far Away and Jennette McCurdy. She released the projects under the music label, Capitol Records Nashville, which signed her between 2009 and 2012.
Other works of the iCarly actress include a column for Seventeen Magazine, a series of articles for The Wall Street Journal, as well as being a writer for The Huffington Post.
Over the course of her career, she has been a recipient of several recognitions. Jennette McCurdy was nominated for her first award, the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Television Series at the age of 13, for her performance on the show, Strong Medicine. She has received other awards and nominations from Kids’ Choice Awards and Teen Choice Awards.
How Tall is She?
Back when the iCarly actress was appearing on the show that made her famous, she was a young woman growing artistically and physically.
Today, Jeannette McCurdy is a full grown woman with a height of 5 feet 3 inches and a modest body weight of 51 kg. The beautiful actress, alongside her excellent body size, has a body measurement of 35, 26, and 35 inches for her bust, waist, and hip sizes, respectively.
Other noticeable body facts about Jeannette McCurdy include a bra size of 32C, 7.5 shoe size, blonde hair, and blue eyes.
Quick Facts About Jeannette McCurdy
1. She once suffered from anorexia and bulimia.
2. As a musician, Jeannette McCurdy is well adept at playing the guitar and the keyboard.
3. Her YouTube channel, Jennette McCurdy, which she created in December 2016, has more than 300 thousand subscribers and over 5.3 million views.