Full Name: Joshua Scott Chasez (say "sha-zay")
Nicknames: Shazam, Sleepy, Big Daddy, his mom calls him Josh
Birthdate: August 8, 1976
Star Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Washington, D.C.
Childhood Residence: Bowie, Maryland
Current Residence: Orlando, Florida (used to share a house with Chris & Justin)
Pre-*NSYNC: member of the Mickey Mouse Club from 1991-1994 on Disney
Role in *NSYNC: the "father figure"; sings most lead vocals with Justin
First Ambition: To be a carpenter or architect
Parents: Roy & Karen Chasez
Siblings: Heather, Tyler
Pets: Grendal (cat), first dog was called Grits
Hobbies: SLEEPING! singing, dancing, writing music, the movies, rollerblading
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5'10 ½
Weight: 145 lbs
Shoe Size: 11
Tattoos: none (fear of needles)
Piercings: "..I had a pierced ear once when I was 13, but I haven't worn it in a long time"
Fav Musicians: Sting, Seal, Stevie Wonder, Boyz II Men, Sade, Brian McKnight
Fav Sport: Football
Fav Team: Washington Redskins
Fav Color: Blue, but also loves Black & Orange
Hair Products: Wax - "Wax is kind of nice cause then it still moves a little bit"; Tigi
Fav Food: Chinese, donuts, Maryland crab
Fav Drink: Water
Fav Ice Cream: Mint Chocolate Chip by Edy's or Hagen-Daas
Fav Pizza Topping: Pepperoni
Fav Breakfast Food: Cereal
Cake or Ice Cream?: Ice Cream
Candy or Chocolate Bars? "I don't have a clue. I eat it, I just don't know which one I like more."
Fav Snack Food: Tostitos with cheese dip
Fav Movies: Star Wars, Indiana Jones, The Never Ending Story
Fav Actor: Harrison Ford
Fav Actress: Meg Ryan
Comedy or Action films? "Romantic comedy" (Justin says "He's a sap!")
Doesn't Like the Movie: "Sleepers - it was just disgusting.. I am sure some people have the stomach for it. Somebody has to be kind of demented to come up with those ideas."
Fav Attraction at Disney World: Tower of Terror, Animal Kingdom, Foley Sound Show
Fav Author/Book: Nicholas Sparks, author of The Notebook, and Message in a Bottle
Fav Type of Music: Jazz
Fav Christmas Songs: "Oh Come All Ye Faithful", "Oh Holy Night"
Fav Songs: "Fragile" by Sting, "Violet" by Seal, "Always on the Run" by Lenny Kravitz, and "Never Felt This Way" by Brian McKnight
As a Little Kid... Was quiet, but got in trouble a lot.
Fav School Subject: Either Lunch, Gym, or Chorus
Least Fav School Subject: Grammar
Last School Attended: Dr. Phillips High School
In High School, JC says he was: "popular"
Childhood Lessons: Gymnastics, dance
Childhood Nightmare: "The ceiling would come alive. Just kind of roll down on me! It would never grab me or anything. It would just, like, yuck! Just, like, talk to me. To see my ceiling come alive freaked me out."
Fav Childhood Toy: "The burning key-card racing cars where you squeeze the key and it goes."
First Crush: Carrie Fisher from "Star Wars" (Princess Leia)
First Kiss: When he was 7
Camp? "I went to Bible camp, Black Rock in Pennsylvania"
Dumbest thing he's done: "Jumped off a building"
Says secret to his success is: Dedication
Bad Habits: Chews his nails
Fave Part of Body: "I just like the fact that I'm skinny, because I can wear a lot of clothes. I can wear anything."
Fave Cartoon Character: Ren & Stimpy, South Park, Thundercats, Mighty Mouse, Superfriends
Busted on Stage: "I sang 2 whole songs with my fly open at a show in Switzerland...you could see my whities!"
Fave Song to Sing Onstage: "'For the Girl...' - Musically, it has everything and the build is climatic."
Best thing from a fan: a 15 page poem!
Reads: "Men's Health" magazine - "I read to see what I'm eating wrong."
Car: Black Jeep Cherokee Sport
Lucky Charm: His ceramic Leo necklace "I haven't taken it off in 3 years, and the only time I took it off was for the first 'IWYB' video. Even then, I didn't take it off for the whole video cause I couldn't"
Most Endearing Quality: his sincerity
Personal Style: "Conservative chaos" and "Chameleon"
Boxers or Briefs? Boxers
Plays the: Piano - "I'm self-taught", guitar and bass
Collects: Hard Rock Café menus from around the world
Jewlery: A white circle with Lion on it on a leather stringed necklace
Gold or Silver? "Platinum Gold" (silver)
Sneakers or Shoes? "I don't know man, I like boots too."
Fav Designers: Nike, Guess, Armani, Hilfiger
Desired Superpower: To be invisible - "then I could hear all the good gossip!"
How Grits Got His Name: "He was an all black dog, but right under his chin he had all white [hair]. So it looked like he had just eaten grits!"
Floppy Ears? "I'd want a floppy eared boxer. Floppy ears are cool!"
Best thing about being in the band: "The friendship - having people around you so you're never lonely"
If he was free tonite... he'd spend a quiet evening at home
Sleeping Habits: "I'm a pretty heavy sleeper. I fell asleep on the plane and we landed and everything and I didn't know. Lance had to smack me on the back on go 'Dude, the plane is empty, you're the last one'."
Sleep Talker: My sister said she had an entire conversation with me...in my sleep"
Does he really sleep with the stuffed animals from shows?: "It's a misconception. I use them for pillows a lot. They're very soft. Sometimes they're better than bus pillows."
He's afraid of: needles! He's the only one who wouldn't get the flame tattoo. Also, he was terrified of getting 3 shots before going to South Africa for a concert. "I was freaking out". He put off the shots for a week before the other guys forced him to go. He squealed and ran out of the room when the nurse took out the thermometer, cause he thought is was a needle!
Bad Habits: "Talking on the phone late at night."
What he looks most for in a girl: Sincerity, self-confidence, carries herself well, honesty, can make him laugh, patience
Perfect way to spend a date: In a long conversation
Flowers, Candy, or Balloons?: "Flowers"