Nick Jonas Almost Quit Music to Pursue Career as Baseball Player
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The Jonas Brothers member reveals he toured colleges in his early music career and considered to leave the entertainment industry to be a professional athlete.

AceShowbiz - Nick Jonas toured colleges in his early days with the Jonas Brothers as he considered exiting the spotlight for a baseball career.

The 27-year-old singer is a renowned fan of the sport, and has previously played in charity games in a bid to raise funds for good causes.

Speaking during an appearance on "Late Night with Seth Meyers", the "Sucker" hitmaker revealed he was once serious about pursuing a career on the field, and considered enrolling at Northwestern University.

"I went back in 2008 or 2009. We were on tour. We stopped in Chicago. I had dreams of going to college to study being a writer, journalist, or something. And I went with my dad to visit the campus and it turned into a scene from Hard Day's Night," Nick shared.

"But the real dream was to try to walk on to the baseball team to play," he added.

However, the star stuck to music, and with brothers, Joe Jonas and Kevin Jonas went on to enjoy massive success, with three albums securing the top spot on the Billboard 200 chart.

Nick is currently appearing as a coach on "The Voice U.S.", and the group is heading to Las Vegas for nine shows at the Park Theater at Park MGM from 1 to 18 April, as part of the Jonas Brothers in Vegas show.

A new album is expected to follow, with the "What a Man Gotta Do" star promising an announcement "in the next couple of weeks."

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