Jesse Money (born Jessica Mahoney, 1988) is an American singer, and the daughter of rock and roll artist Eddie Money.
As a toddler, Jesse would walk onstage to bring water to her father while he was performing.
She graduated from Westlake High School in Westlake Village, California in 2005.
She has four brothers.
She is an American singer, and the daughter of rock and roll artist Eddie Money.
She has four brothers.
She appeared with her father on Fox's 'Don't Forget the Lyrics' to raise money for charity in 2008.
Money tours with her father regularly as a backup vocalist in his band. She has been known to sing with her father on his greatest hits, notably on "Take Me Home Tonight", singing the vocals recorded originally by Ronnie Spector. Jesse also is known to sing a solo rendition of Janis Joplin's "Turtle Blues" while on tour with her father. Together they also sing Eddie's hit cover from his 2007 album Wanna Go Back, "Higher and Higher", as a duet.
She can play tambourine, cow bell, maracas, piano, and guitar.
"She is a great vocalist. She adds a lot of energy and youngness to the group," Eddie Money said in an interview. Jesse has said that she enjoys touring with her dad and doesn't know a life outside of that realm. "I grew up shakin' my hips on the side of stage watching him, we are best friends but sometimes I have to be the mother figure and take care of him," she said.
Three of the tracks on Wanna Go Back, "Mockingbird", "Hold On I'm Comin", and "Ain't No Mountain High Enough", feature Jesse Money's debut recordings. Eddie has remarked on several occasions during his live performances that Jesse is largely a fan of Janis Joplin and the iconic music of the past as opposed to contemporary music.
Jesse is known to communicate with her fans personally and encourage support through her official MySpace domain myspace.com/jessiemoney.
In 2008, Jesse Money appeared on the MTV singing competition Rock the Cradle, a television show showcasing the offspring of music legends who compete for the votes and approval of the viewers and judges to ultimately gain a contract with a major record label. The show began on April 3, 2008, where Jesse sang 3 Doors Down's "When I'm Gone" in the debut episode, to mixed reviews. Jesse was eliminated in the first round.
She appeared with her father on Fox's Don't Forget the Lyrics to raise money for charity on December 5, 2008. Jessica missed the chorus of Kelly Clarkson's "Because of You" and fell one word short of $100,000.