James Maslow, who is both a singer and an actor, recently was a contestant on the 18th season of Dancing With the Stars. He has also been on the Nickelodeon television show Big Time Rush.
Here are 10 interesting facts about the young celebrity:
James Maslow Facts #1:
The first interesting fact is that Maslow has been in a successful singing group called Big Time Rush that has been in existence since 2009.
James Maslow Facts #2:
He came in fourth place on Dancing With the Stars.
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Maslow has publically commented on how he feels about singing. In his words, “Singing is what got me into everything and made me fall in love with this industry.”
James Maslow Facts #4:
As previously mentioned, Maslow has been on Dancing With the Stars. He and his dancing partner, Peta Murgatroyd, were the first couple of the season to receive a perfect dance score. They received the score for a dance to the song “Let It Go” from the movie Frozen.
James Maslow Facts #5:
He began exercising his vocal chords at an early age. In fact, his life as a singer began when he was six-years-old. He participated in the San Diego Children’s Choir.
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Maslow has shared his opinion on how he feels about being both a singer and actor. He stated, “Both singing and acting are so rewarding that I couldn’t pick between the two.”
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He further expanded his singing background when he was in the San Diego Opera’s version of La Boheme. At the time of production, he was 10-years-old.
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Another interesting fact is that Maslow first had an agent when he was 14-years-old. This should not be a surprising fact to fans of the young celebrity since he was showing great signs of dedication and talent in singing.
James Maslow Facts #9:
Maslow has been a panelist on the television show Figure It Out.
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The last interesting fact is that he has spoken about his relationship to his religion, Judaism. More specifically, he commented, “I’m definitely a religious and spiritual person, however, as sad as it is, I don’t have the time to be a practicing Jew these days. Frankly, after going to Hebrew school six days a week for many years, I decided not to go to temple as much as I got older … On any High Holiday, I really try and actually take a break from work and spend time with my family … I love my religion.”
James Maslow, “James Maslow on Making It to the DWTS Finals: Meryl Davis Is My Biggest Competition,” Parade.
Suzan Clarke, “‘DWTS’: James Maslow Goes Home in Final Four Showdown,” Yahoo! News.