Zoey 101 actress Jamie Lynn Spears is the third and youngest child of the Spears family. She is the younger sister of Womanizer singer, Britney Spears, and some might be curious about who the proud parents are.
Jamie Lynn Spears’ parents are Jamie Spears and Lynne Spears. Jamie and Lynne share three children together; Bryan, Britney and Jamie who all scored careers in showbiz entertainment.
You can read more about Jamie Lynn Spears’ family background and the tight bond she shares with her parents below.
Spears’ father, Jamie was born on July 6, 1952. His occupation remains unknown, though it is public knowledge that he took control over his daughter Britney’s finances as part of her conservatorship because of her underlying mental health issues. Jamie additionally works as Britney’s agent and manager.
Meanwhile, Spears’ mother, Lynne was born on May 4, 1955 in Magnolia, Mississippi. Lynne was born to a British English mother, but it’s believed that her maternal grandfather was a Maltese immigrant who had traveled over to the UK.
As a writer, Lynne has helped to co-write at least two of her daughter Britney’s books, including a biography named Heart to Heart released in 2000, and a 2001 novel A Mother’s Gift (which was later adapted into a movie called Brave New Girl). As a follow-up to the 2001 novel A Mother’s Gift, Through the Storm: A Real Story of Fame and Family in a Tabloid World was released in 2008.
In 1975, Jamie and Lynne got married. In the years that followed, the pair welcomed three children; Bryan, in April 1977, Britney in December 1981 and Jamie Lynn in April 1991.
Bryan, the eldest of the brood, works as a film and TV producer while Britney is an A list celeb who makes her cash as a singer. Following a similar path to her sister, Jamie Lynn is an actress and singer who has released a country music album, including the song How Could I Want More.
In 2002, after three decades of marriage, Jamie and Lynne got a divorce, but it wasn’t long before they reunited and, in 2010, it was heavily reported that they had gotten back together.
Close Knit Bond
Wife and mom Jamie Lynn shares a close bond with her family, especially with her sister Britney whom she is quick to defend when social media trolls target her.
There have been a wide variety of reports detailing how Jamie Lynn has clapped back at the people who make comments that are uncalled for about Britney’s mental health. In fact, Jamie Lynn has even branded Britney as a “strong, badass, unstoppable” woman.
Jamie Lynn and Britney’s relationship isn’t only one way though as Britney is also protective over her sister. She admitted this during an interview with Real Access; “I love my little sister, and I am overprotective with her, and I don’t mind saying that.”
If there’s one thing for sure, Jamie Lynn is definitely known to be a caring person. This has been proven on multiple occasions, for instance when reports described that her and husband Jamie (yes, there are two Jamies in their marriage) had been caring for Spears’ father after he had emergency surgery for a ruptured colon in 2018.
As for her relationship with mother dearest, Jamie Lynn is close to her too. When she was a child actress, her mother would keep her in check and take care of her. She described this in an interview with the Hollywood Reporter. “When I was younger, my mom [Lynne Spears] did a really good job of making sure that I had balance in my life.”