- Got his start acting in community theater productions.
- At age 11, he landed the role of Adam Chandler Jr. on the iconic soap opera All My Children and earned two Daytime Emmy nominations during his stint on the series.
- Launched a music career in 1999 as a member of the boy band Dream Street.
- Released his debut album Beautiful Soul in 2004.
- Contributed music to the 2004 films Cinderella Story and Ella Enchanted.
- Made film debut as a troubled adolescent in the 2008 independent feature Keith.
- Co-wrote Leona Lewis's breakout single, "Bleeding Love," which received a 2009 Record of the Year Grammy nomination.
- Tim McCartney — Brother
- Scott McCartney — Father
- Ginger McCartney — Mother
- Lea McCartney — Sister
- Katie Cassidy — Ex-significant Other