Frankie Jonas

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Frankie Jonas
Frankie Jonas
Jonas in 2013
Born (2000-09-28) September 28, 2000 (age 18)
Years active2008–present

Frankie Jonas (born September 28, 2000) is an American actor who was a voice actor in the film Ponyo and a recurring character in the television series Jonas.

Personal life[edit]

Frankie is the son of Denise and Paul Kevin Jonas Sr. and the younger brother of Kevin Jonas, Joe Jonas and Nick Jonas. Jonas is sometimes referred to as the "Bonus Jonas" and ''Biff'',[1] he is of Italian (from a maternal great-grandfather), German, Cherokee, English, Irish, Scottish, and French-Canadian descent.[2][3][4]


In 2009, Jonas voice acted in Hayao Miyazaki's animated film Ponyo, released in American theaters on August 14, 2009, he played Sōsuke, a character who is befriended by a juvenile fish named Ponyo (voiced by Noah Cyrus), who wants to become a human girl. They also both sing the theme song of the movie.

He appeared as a recurring character in the Disney Channel Original Series, Jonas L.A. for which he won the award for "Choice Breakout TV Star Male" at the 2009 Teen Choice Awards. His first on-screen movie role was in Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam, alongside his older brothers the Jonas Brothers as Junior Rocker Trevor.

He also appeared in the E! reality show, Married to Jonas, following Kevin Jonas and his wife Danielle in their married life, including the comeback of the Jonas Brothers in late 2013.[5]

In June 2017, he posted his first track on Soundcloud called "Shangai Noon". Less than a year later, he uploaded "Appa" on the same platform.[6]

In January 2019, he produced Alli Haber's song "Too Young".[7]

He graduated from the Blackbird Academy in Nashville[8] in March 2019 and got a degree in audio engineering, he then moved to Los Angeles to start his career as a studio engineer[9].



Year Song Artist
2009 "Ponyo On the Cliff By the Sea" Noah Cyrus and Frankie Jonas

Music videos[edit]

Year Song Artist
2008 "When You Look Me in the Eyes" Jonas Brothers (cameo appearance)
2009 "Love Is on Its Way"
"Fly with Me"
"Ponyo On the Cliff By the Sea" Noah Cyrus and Frankie Jonas
2012 "Sweet Baby" [10] Jru Driscoll (cameo appearance)
2017 "Remember I Told You"[11] (Nick Jonas featuring Anne-Marie & Mike Posner)(cameo appearance)



Year Television Role Notes
2008 Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream Himself Reality series
2009–2010 Jonas L.A. Frankie Lucas
2011–2013 R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour Dave and Steffan Episodes: "Pumpkinhead", and "Coat Rack Cowboy".
2012–2013 Married to Jonas Himself Docu-soap[5]


Year Film Role Notes
2009 Ponyo Sōsuke English dub
Lead role
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Kid in Museum Uncredited/Minor role
Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience Himself Cameo
4D concert film
2010 Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam Trevor Supporting role
Disney Channel Original Movie
2011 Jonas Brothers: The Journey Himself Unauthorized documentary
Spooky Buddies Pip Voice
2012 The Reef 2: High Tide Junior Voice
2013 Gutsy Frog Frankie Lead role
2019 Jonas Brothers: Chasing Happiness Himself Documentary film

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Role Result
2009 Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Breakout Star Male Frankie Lucas on Jonas L.A. Won
2009 CHILI OFF XVI Chili Cook Off Chili Cook 4th Place
2010 J-14 Teen Model Awards Icon of Tomorrow Biff Nominated
2010 Great Chili Cook Off 2010 Chili Cook Off Chili Cook 6th Place
2011 CHILI OFF XVIII Chili Cook Off Chili Cook 3rd Place


  1. ^ Vena, Jocelyn (2008-08-15). "Jonas Brothers Introduce Kid Brother Frankie - Or 'Bonus Jonas' - To MTV Audience On 'TRL' - Music, Celebrity, Artist News". Retrieved 2012-09-28.
  2. ^ 19 mei 2009. "The JONAS Brothers talk purity rings & their Irish roots". YouTube. Retrieved 2010-02-24.
  3. ^ 11 juni 2009 (2009-06-04). "Jonas Brothers Irish". YouTube. Retrieved 2010-02-24.
  4. ^ "10 Celebrities You Might Not Know Are Irish". 2012-03-16. Retrieved 2013-01-03.
  5. ^ a b Hibberd, James (April 30, 2012). "Jonas brother lands E! reality show". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved March 12, 2019.
  6. ^ "MEPHISTO". SoundCloud. Retrieved 2019-09-02.
  7. ^ "Alli Haber on Instagram: "1 more day until my first single Too Young comes out! So excited to share my cover art by @oliviaiafrate with everyone and can't wait until…"". Instagram. Retrieved 2019-09-02.
  8. ^ "J O E J O N A S on Instagram: "Words cannot describe how proud I am of this guy right here. @franklinjonas has graduated from @theblackbirdacademy watch out world! I'm…"". Instagram. Retrieved 2019-09-02.
  9. ^ Jonas Brothers Talk Frankie "Bonus" Jonas & Happiness Begins, retrieved 2019-09-02
  10. ^ "Jru Driscoll Music Video W/ Frankie Jonas!". Retrieved 2012-09-28.
  11. ^ "Nick Jonas Releases Music Video for "Remember I Told You" | NewNowNext".

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