Jenna Ushkowitz, 26, To Publish Memoir: Other Celebs Who Shared Their Life Stories Before 30 [PHOTOS]

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  • Jenna Ushkowitz
    At 26, Ushkowitz may seem quite young to be writing a book about her life experiences, but she wouldn't be the first young person in Hollywood to do so. Reuters
  • Drew Barrymore
    Actress Drew Barrymore, 37, had a famously troubled childhood that included drugs and alcohol. She published "Little Girl Lost" when she was 14 years old. Reuters
  • Justin Bieber
    The pop singing sensation goes into his life story in “Justin Bieber: First Step 2 Forever,” which was published in February. He’s only 18 years old -- and looks like he’s 12 -- but he has another book coming out in September titled “Justin Bieber: Just Getting Started,” which will give fans a behind-the-scenes look at his professional life. Reuters
  • Charlotte Church s
    The 26-year-old Welsh songbird was barely out of her pre-teen years when she released her autobiography, “Voice of an Angel: My Life So Far” in 2001. She released another book in 2008, titled “Keep Smiling.” It wouldn’t be so bad if Church came out with another memoir. She’s one of the most high-profile figures in the Leveson Inquiry, which is examining the information gathering methods of UK journalists. Reuters
  • Miley Cyrus
    Actress and singer Miley Cyrus goes into her life in her 2009 book “Miles to Go,” from her early years in Tennessee to becoming a teen sensation on the hit Disney show “Hannah Montana.” Cyrus may soon have more to write about: At 19, she's engaged to Australian actor Liam Hemsworth, 22. Reuters
  • Paris Hilton
    Hilton’s 2004 book, “Confessions of an Heiress: A Tongue-in-Chic Peek Behind the Pose,” came out when she was in her early 20s. (She’s 31 now, can you believe it?) Reuters
  • Shawn Johnson poses at the U.S. premiere of the film "Terminator Salvation" in 2009
    The recently retired gold medal-winning Olympic gymnast -- who also won the eighth season of “Dancing With the Stars” -- came out with “Winning Balance: What I've Learned So Far About Love, Faith, and Living Your Dreams” this year. The book goes into her life and the injury that helped end her gymnastics career. The 20-year-old also published “Shawn Johnson: Olympic Champion: Stories Behind the Smile” in 2008, which contained photographs of her throughout the years. Reuters
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    Television personality Kelly Osbourne, 27, released “Fierce” in September of 2009. She had completed yet another stint at rehab earlier that year. Osbourne went into her troubles in the book, which also contained advice for young women. Reuters
  • Britney Spears is reportedly close to signing on to become a judge on the hit show "The X Factor" and the deal will bring her in a cool $15 million.
    Long before pop singing sensation Britney Spears, 30, went off of the deep end, she and her mother, Lynne Spears, released “Britney Spears’ Heart to Heart” together in 2000. They went into Spears’ rise to fame and included some sentimental mother-daughter stuff. Seems sweet, but we all know how it turned out. Reuters
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Jenna Ushkowitz, who plays Tina Cohen-Chang on the popular Fox show Glee, has inked a book deal for her memoir.

Choosing Glee will be published by St. Martin's Press and is scheduled for release in the spring of 2013, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The book will go into her career, including her time on Broadway and her rise to fame on the hit show.

My goal is for you to walk away from this book looking at the world differently than when you started, she told THR. It's about how to have, do and be anything you want.

At 26, Ushkowitz may seem quite young to be writing a book about her life experiences, but she wouldn't be the first young person in Hollywood to do so.

Here are other Hollywood stars who shared their life stories before they turned the big 3-0. (Most of them are still quite young!)

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