Joseph Adam "Joe" Jonas dreamed of being comedian but fate took him to the path of music first. He was born August 15, 1989 in Casa Grande, Arizona to former sign language teacher Denise and songwriter Paul Kevin Jonas, Sr. Joe was blessed with Italian, German, Irish, English, Cherokee, and French-Canadian blood.
His career in music was kicked off when his younger brother sent a demo tape to Columbia Records' president Steve Greenberg in 2005. Liking Nick's voice, Greenberg was more attracted to a song which Nick sang with his brothers, and signed them as a trio. The group started as Son of Jonas before going for .