Singer, songwriter, stage and screen actress, and one half of the pop rock group Jewel &
She began winning singing and dancing competitions at the age of one and a half. At the age of three, she released her first single, "Where Do I Go?"
She performed in the national tour of Annie and in the Broadway production of Annie, Get Your Gun.
She and her sister and musical collaborator, Blaire, grew up in New York City and Los Angeles.
She and fellow child Broadway star Ashley Rose Orr both appeared on an ABC television special Challenge America.