Are they really brothers?
Indeed they are! Kevin (full name: Paul Kevin Jonas II, birthdate: November 5, 1987), Joe (full name: Joseph Adam Jonas, birthdate: August 15, 1989) and Nick (full name: Nicholas Jerry Jonas, birthdate: September 16, 1992) are all the sons of Paul Kevin Jonas Sr., a former minister and musician, and Denise Jonas, a teacher and singer.
Why did they start a band?
Mostly because Nick needed backup singers. Nick got his start on Broadway at the ripe old age of seven; by the time he was 12, he was signed to Columbia Records and working on a solo...