Jennette Michelle Faye McCurdy is an American producer, director, artist, singer-songwriter, and former actress who was born on June 26, 1992. She is best known for her roles as Sam Puckett on the Nickelodeon sitcom “iCarly” (2007–2012) and its spin-off series “Sam & Cat” (2013–2014).
- McCurdy was raised in Garden Grove, California.
- She is the fourth child in a family of four, with three older brothers.
- She grew up in a “dysfunctional Mormon household,” according to her.
In 2009, McCurdy released her first single, “So Near,” on her own. Subsequently, she released her first extended play, “Not Too Far Away” in 2010. Finally, in 2012, McCurdy released her eponymous second extended play. It was followed by her eponymous debut studio album later that year. Moreover, “Generation Love,” the album’s lead track, debuted at number 57 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart . It reached number 44.
However, McCurdy left acting in 2017 to pursue a career as a writer and director. Her tragicomedy one-woman show “I’m Glad My Mom Died” was performed in theatres in Los Angeles and New York City in February and March 2020. In fact, the plans for additional dates were delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
McCurdy’s Personal Life?
Despite being raised in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, McCurdy left the faith when she was young adult, citing fundamental differences with church doctrine.
Above all, in June 2011, McCurdy published an article titled “Off-Camera, My Mom’s Battle With Cancer” in The Wall Street Journal. Other than that, McCurdy disclosed in a Huffington Post article in March 2019 that she had suffered from anorexia and later bulimia nervosa since she was 11 years old.
However, McCurdy is recovering from alcoholism. Certainly, she started drinking heavily shortly before her mother died, in addition to her eating disorders. McCurdy stated in a 2020 podcast episode that she struggled with obsessive–compulsive disorder as a child.
What’s her Net worth?
McCurdy has a net worth of $5 million. She makes most of her money through acting, producing, song writing and directing.