Big Time Rush is a band that includes the members Kendall Schmidt, Logan Henderson, Carlos Pena and James Maslow. The band originated on Nickelodeon in a show with the same name about 4 boys that move to Hollywood to be a singing group. The group broke out onto the music scene with their great singles like City Is Ours , Till I Forget About You and Boyfriend. The band’s success is growing with their sold out shows and killer music. Keep an eye out for their second studio album coming out soon!
Meet The Members!
Kendall Francis Schmidt was born on November 2nd 1990 to Kathy & Kent Schmidt. He was born and raised in Wichita, Kansas in the United States. Kendall is the youngest of 3 children, he has two older brothers named Kenneth and Kevin. Kendall starting singing at the age of 5 and started acting at the age of 6. He appeared in several TV shows before being cast as Kendall Knight in the Nickelodeon show Big Time Rush. Kendall is also in a band entitled Heffron Drive with his good friend Dustin Belt.
Logan Phillip Henderson was born on September 14th 1989. He was born and raised in North Richland Hills, Texas and moved to California at the age of 18 to strive for his acting career. Logan is best known for his role as Logan Mitchell in the Nickelodeon show Big Time Rush. Logan had a few small roles on various shows and programs before landing his role on Big Time Rush. Logan didn’t consider himself a singer and worked with voice coaches and exercised his voice for the role.
Carlos Roberto Pena, Jr. was born on August 15th 1989. He was born in Columbia, Missouri and raised in Weston, Florida. Carlos appeared in local productions of a few different plays and musicals. Carlos fell in love with singing and dancing during his run in a production of Titanic before he moved to California to pursue his acting career. He had small roles in different TV shows including Summerland and Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide before getting the role of Carlos García in Nickelodeon’s Big Time Rush.
James David Maslow was born on July 16th 1990. He was born in New York and raised in La Jolla, California. He began training as a singer at the age of 6 in a choir. James attending an acting camp in California and got his first agent at the age of 14. James switched from the School of Creative and Performing Arts to Coronado School of the Arts (CoSA) mid-way through the 10th grade. He graduated in 2007 from the musical theater department. James’ first role was in an iCarly episode entitled “iSaw Him First” as Shane. He also appeared the movie “urFRIENZ” as Brandon before getting the role of James Diamond on Big Time Rush