Jessa Anderson

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Jessa Anderson
Birth name Jessica Nicole Fausch
Born (1985-09-04) September 4, 1985 (age 29)
Genres CCM, pop rock
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2008 (2008)–present
Labels BEC

Jessica Nicole "Jessa" Anderson (born September 4, 1985 née, Fausch)[1][2] is an American Christian singer-songwriter. In 2011, Anderson released the album entitled Not Myself Anymore, her first full length studio album that was with the record label BEC Recordings. In 2014, Anderson released her independent label release Whole.

Background and personal life[edit]

Born Jessica Nicole "Jessa" Fausch[3] on September 4, 1985,[1] her parents are Timothy Alan and Deborah Lynn "Debra" Fausch (née, McMahan).[3][4] Anderson grew up in Troy, Michigan and Rochester, Michigan.[4][5] In addition, Fausch has a younger brother Cory Alexander Fausch.[6] Fausch met Jordan Michael Anderson while touring with her college band from Cedarville University, and soon thereafter transferred to Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee to be closer to him, and pursue her musical career.[7][8] In addition, Jordan is a musician himself, and he grew up in Des Moines, Iowa.[8][5]

On August 14, 2005, Fausch married Jordan Michael Anderson, and became Jessa Anderson. Presently, they have a daughter Lorelei Jade, who was born on August 3, 2010.[5][9] Also, they have a son Jagger Payne, who was born on March 10, 2013.[5][10][11][12] They reside together in Nashville, Tennessee.[5][12] Since 2011,[5] the Anderson's have attended The Axis Church in Nashville, Tennessee, which is where her husband Jordan is the worship leader.[12]



Year Album details Peak chart positions
2008 Fundamentally Broken
  • Released: July 16, 2008
  • Label: Independent
  • Format: CD, digital download
2011 Not Myself Anymore
  • Released: September 13, 2011
  • Label: BEC Recordings
  • Format: CD, digital download
2014 Whole
  • Released: April 8, 2014
  • Label: Crash Records (independently)
  • Format: CD, digital download


Year Title Chart peaks Album
Christian Songs
Soft AC/Inspo
Christian Songs[13]
2011 "Not What I Thought" 46[14] Not Myself Anymore
"Fireflies" 45[14]
2012 "Worship the Lamb" 6
"Not Myself Anymore" 6[15]


  1. ^ a b jessaanderson (April 13, 2014). "It's my 26th birthday! I never ...". Twitter. 
  2. ^ Staff (November 2009). "Armed robbery leads Anderson to write inspiring song". The Woodside News 4 (X). Woodside Bible Church. p. 12A. Retrieved April 13, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b SESAC. NICOLE ANDERSON "Songs by Writer :: SESAC". SESAC. Retrieved April 13, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "Find Jessica Fausch in Michigan Now". Retrieved April 13, 2014. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f Anderson, Jessa. "Jessa Anderson - About". Retrieved April 13, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Search Cory Fausch in Michigan Public Records". Retrieved April 13, 2014. 
  7. ^ BEC Recordings. "Pleason Welcome Jessa Anderson To the BEC Family!". BEC Recordings. Retrieved April 13, 2014. 
  8. ^ a b (April 13, 2014). "Find Jordan M Anderson in Tennessee Now". 
  9. ^ jandersonmusic (August 3, 2013). "Happy 3rd Birthday Lorelei ...". Twitter. Retrieved April 13, 2014. 
  10. ^ jessaanderson (March 10, 2014). "and out babies! ...". Twitter. Retrieved April 13, 2014. 
  11. ^ Anderson, Jessa. "Jessa Anderson's New (Best Ever!) Album by Jessa Anderson". Kickstarter. Retrieved April 13, 2014. 
  12. ^ a b c jandersonmusic. "Jordan Anderson (jandersonmusic)". Twitter. Retrieved April 13, 2014. 
  13. ^ Cross Rhythms weekly Christian music chart
  14. ^ a b Anderson, Jessa. "Jessa Anderson Album & Song history". Billboard. Retrieved August 30, 2012. 
  15. ^ Cross Rhythms (September 2, 2012). "Cross Rhythms Top Ten: Week beginning 2 April 2012". Cross Rhythms. Retrieved October 12, 2012. 

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