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Right where you want him.

You're the one I wanna chase, you're the one I wanna hold...

Jesse Abraham Arthur McCartney (born April 9, 1987 in Ardsley, New York) is a Teen Idol, formerly of the Boy Band Dream Street. He released his first solo album in 2004. "Beautiful Soul" is regarded as the song that shot him to fame. He's also an actor and voice actor.

He gained recognition in the late 1990s by starring in the daytime drama All My Children as JR Chandler. He later joined boy band Dream Street, and eventually branched out into a solo musical career.

Additionally, he has appeared on shows such as Summerland and Greek. He also is known for lending his voice as Theodore in Alvin and the Chipmunks and its sequels, as well as voicing the characters Roxas and Ventus in the Kingdom Hearts video game series, developed by Square Enix. He then voiced Robin/Nightwing for Young Justice.

Known for songs such as "Leavin'", "Beautiful Soul", "How Do You Sleep", "She's No You" "Shake" and "Right Where You Want Me".


His first album was known for its blue-eyed soul/pop vibe. His second album had some very Maroon 5 themes and chords, and his third album had some very Justin Timberlake vibes in it.

No relation to Paul McCartney.


  • Beautiful Soul (2004)
  • Right Where You Want Me (2006)
  • Departure (2008)
  • Have It All (2012)
  • In Technicolor (2014)

His acting credits include:

Tropes that apply to him:

  • Break-Up Song: "It's Over", "How Do You Sleep?", "Runnin", "Not Your Enemy", "Anybody", "Just Go".
  • Celebrity Voice Actor: Still counts as one to some degree, even though he's been doing it semi-regularly for years now.
  • Cover Version: The Stupid Things originally by Thicke
  • Darker and Edgier: He plays a pretty messed up and creepy person in his Law and Order episode. And his character on Fear the Walking Dead isn't exactly pleasant, to put it mildly.
  • Development Hell: AND HOW. His fourth album Have It All went through this

Don't want a minute to go to waste, I want you and your beautiful soul...