Jamie Lynn Marie Spears (born April 4, 1991) is an American actress and singer and the younger sister of pop star Britney Spears. Her name Jamie Lynn is her father Jamie's name combined with her mother Lynn's name. She is best known for starring in the Nickelodeon television series Zoey 101.
Jamie-Lynn Marie Spears was born in McComb, Mississippi to Lynne and Jamie Spears. She is the younger sister of Britney Spears and Bryan Spears. She attended school at Parklane Academy in McComb, where she was a cheerleader and was involved in other sports. She finished her education there via online correspondence and received her GED in February 2008 from Kentwood High School in Kentwood, Lousiana.
On December 20, 2007, in an interview with OK Magazine, Jamie Lynn Spears announced that she was pregnant with her current boyfriend Casey Aldridge. Nickelodeon, the network that carries Spears's series Zoey 101, issued a statement shortly after the announcement: