Do you remember Jennette McCurdy? She is the actress who played Sam Puckett in the famous sitcom iCarly on Nickelodeon. Now she is twenty-eight years old. Her performance on iCarly made her a popular teen icon. But now she is not returning to reprise her role in the reboot of the iCarly series. You can know all the details about Jennette McCurdy here. Also, you can know the reason why she is not joining the cast of iCarly.
Who is Jennette McCurdy?
Jennette McCurdy is an American director, producer, singer and writer. But before these professions, her main job was acting. She hails from Los Angeles and her birth date is June 26, 1992. She came from a dysfunctional Mormon family.
McCurdy began her acting career in the 2000s when she was eight. In 2002 she acted in Stark. After that, she appeared in popular television series like CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Will and Grace, Zoey 101, Law and Order, The Inside and more.
In 2007 she received the biggest role of her life in the sitcom iCarly. She acted as Sam Puckett in the series who is the friend of the main lead Carly played by Miranda Cosgrove. She acted in this role until 2012. After that, she also appeared in the spin-off series Sam & Cat. But because of some issues, the series was put on a hiatus. Then McCurdy started to try her hand at singing, producing, directing and writing. She quitted acting in 2017. But she is earning well now because Jennette McCurdy net worth is $5 Million.
Why McCurdy did not return to act in the iCarly reboot?
The iCarly fans were very eager when they knew about the iCarly reboot. But they became sad when they came to know that Jennette McCurdy was not returning to play as Sam Puckett. All the other actors got on board except her.
This is because Jeanette McCurdy has quit acting a few years before. In an interview, she said that she decided to leave the entertainment industry because she does not want to do it. The only reason she started to act at the age of six was because of her family’s financial problems. Also, it helped her to have a comfortable life. But after her mother’s death, her goals in life changed. Further in February 2021, Jeanette McCurdy revealed that she is ashamed of the roles she played before. Now she feels that her acting was cheesy and unfulfilling for her. So that is why she is still hesitant to go back to acting.
Jeannette McCurdy may not come back to act in the iCarly reboot but the other cast members are ready to entertain the audience. They also respect the personal decision taken by McCurdy.
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