Jessica Sutta was born on May 15, 1982, in Miami, FL, and from a young age showed a passion for dancing. She attended a local performing arts high school, eventually earning a spot on the dance team for the Miami Heat. Her skills also earned her parts in music videos for singers like Will Smith, Craig David, and Beyoncé, as well as snagging minor acting roles in movies like From Justin to Kelly. Sutta moved to Los Angeles in 2002 and was cast in the burlesque act-turned-pop group the Pussycat Dolls soon after. Their debut album, PCD, appeared in 2005 and went on to sell millions of copies.