How This Actor Started A Successful Band

Jared Leto most recently made headlines as the Joker in Suicide Squad, but many DC movie fans may be surprised to know that Leto is also the lead vocalist of the band Thirty Seconds To Mars.

Here’s how actor Jared Leto started a successful band.

1. He first got famous from television and movies.

Before launching his band, Leto made a name for himself as an actor. He made his television debut in the 90s and made his film debut soon after.

Leto released a debut album with Thirty Seconds to Mars in 2002.

2. The band changed up its sound after achieving major success.

Thirty Seconds to Mars really made it big with its second studio album, 2005’s A Beautiful Lie. This album went platinum in the United States.

After the success of A Beautiful Lie, the band incorporated a myriad of eclectic influences into 2009’s This Is War. This album also incorporated a lot of experimental music.

3. Leto has directed several of the band’s music videos.

As the band’s success continues to rise, so does Leto’s acting career. However, he fuses his two passions by directing several music videos for his own band.

Leto’s directing has won him three MTV Video Music Awards.

Jared Leto started a successful band using the fame he gained from his acting. He maintains his band’s success by continuing to fuse the two sides of his career.

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Kristen Harris enjoys listening to a wide range of music, from Taylor Swift to, on occasion, Celtic instrumental. She also spends her time writing, reading, and baking.

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