Jamie Lynn Spears (born April 4, 1991) is an American actress and singer.
In 2005, she came to prominence after being cast in the Nickelodeon television series Zoey 101, where she portrayed the title character Zoey Brooks.
In 2007, sixteen-year-old Spears generated controversy after she announced that she was pregnant. She gave birth to daughter Maddie Aldridge the following year, effectively sending her career into hiatus. In 2013, Spears relaunched her career as a country music recording artist, and released her debut single “How Could I Want More” from her first LP. She is the younger sister of pop star Britney Spears.