Like many young singers, JoJo made the leap from music to cinema in February 2005, when filming for her first feature film, Aquamarine, began. Based on the 2001 novel of the same name by American writer Alice Hoffman, it focuses on two teenage girls who find a mermaid in the pool of their beach club. Before filming ended, JoJo had already signed a second film, this time a comedy called R.V. with former actors Robin Williams (1941-) and Jeff Daniels (1955-). «JoJo: Don`t call me baby.» BBC Radio News: Chart News (November 3, 2004). www.bbc.co.uk/radio1/news/chartnews/ 041103_jojo.shtml> (called August 23, 2005). The music, however, remained JoJo`s first love, introduced by his family and nurtured by his mother, Diane. JoJo remains very close to his mother, who is also his manager. «Even if you feel like you can do anything when you were a teenager,» she told Kidzworld, «you still need your parents.» JoJo remains modest and realistic when it comes to her age and admits that she still has a long way to go. As she told Know Your World Extra: «I think when you wake up and your audience grows, you have to change and evolve.» Although she admitted that her schedule was more than hectic and that she missed some «normal» things of children like hanging up with her friends, JoJo also admitted that she loved what Maria Victoria Mena was born on February 19, 1986, in Oslo, Norway. Like JoJo, his parents were inclined musically. His father Charles was the drummer of a band and his mother a playwright. The music was so much part of Mena`s house that Maria and her brother Tony were named after the main characters of the musical West Side Story.
Mena`s parents separated when she was very young, which had a traumatic effect on the nine-year-old. She developed an eating disorder and became severely depressed and turned to her diary to write her feelings. she does. In an interview with Kidzworld, she said: «This passion and engine keeps me running. If I didn`t want to do that, it would be a different story. A big change is that JoJo, instead of going to normal school, is mentored by a tutor from the School for Young Performers. Her favorite subjects are social sciences (because she likes to study different cultures) and some sciences, but she lamented Danielle Oberdier: «Mathematics is just my enemy.» Better known as JoJo, Joanna Noelle Levesque was born on December 20, 1990 in Foxboro, Massachusetts, a small town of less than fifteen thousand people, in suburban Boston. The House of Levesque was full of music: JoJo`s father was a blues singer, and his mother, Diane, had a background in the musical theatre and was a church soloist. One of the teenager`s earliest memories is watching her mother perform in the choir and perform hymns at home. She told Know Your World Extra: «I just listened and learned.» JoJo`s prediction that his CD would reach a wide audience proved true. Fans took their CD, which quickly deciphered the Top 20 billboard and stayed there until the end of 2004 and finally reached number four. The single «Leave (Get Out)» reached number one in the charts, and the video was a staple on MTVs Total Request Live in the summer and fall of 2004 and was the most sought-after video in months. As a result, JoJo was nominated for an MTV video The remaining songs on the album are an eclectic mix of sweet ballads, such as «Use My Shoulder,» showing the JoJos five-octave area; «Festivals» such as «City Lights»; and catchy pop numbers like «The Happy Song.» JoJo emphasized that diversity was desired and that the CD would be aimed at listeners of all ages.