Jasmine Marie Villegas was raised in San Jose, California. She is of Philippine and Mexican descent. When Jasmine was seven years old she won a singing contest at a Hawaiian Tropics contest in San Jose.
Jasmine first started out making YouTube vidoes. After releasing a video for a song titled "Serious," Villegas was able to get a deal with Mosci Music/ Sony/ Epic. Jasmine who has been home-schooled since the third grade began touring at age eleven and in the past 5 ½ years has performed in over 400 shows across country and overseas. She has performed for educational school assembly programs across the country.
She has also worked with LA’s Best, a non-profit after school program to perform at 100 elementary schools in the Los Angeles area. She also works closely with other children’s non-profit organizations such as the Geffen Playhouse, Big Brother Big Sisters, Boys and Girls Club of America, Special Olympics, and Aspira Foster Care.
Her first acting job was for a commercial for the hit animated feature The Land Before The Time. Her first professional singing gig was at age eleven when she performed the National Anthem for the Los Angeles Clippers.
She has made an appearance in Justin Bieber's music video for his hit single "Baby," portraying his love interest. She has made appearances in Justin's US tour and on the kids choice awards. Jasmine has also written with musician Nick Jonas.
All These Boys is the first single of her upcoming album, was released in October 2010 on iTunes. In September 2011, she released a set of nine songs on a mix tape entitled, S(he) Be(lie)ve(d) which fans were able to download free.
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