Jacob Sartorius is an American singer, whose real name is Rolf Jacob Sartorius . His artistic persona was forged online, thanks to the fame he achieved through social media with his lip-syncing videos on musical.ly. Sartorius was born on October 2, 2002 in Oklahoma.
Childhood, Youth and Family Life by Jacob Sartorius
Rolf Jacob is originally from Oklahoma. But, when he was still months old, he was put up for adoption, so his foster parents took him to live in Reston, Virginia.
From the age of 7 he began to participate in musicals, which aroused in the future artist a passion for acting.
Years later, when he was 11 years old (in 2014) he posted his first video to Vine. The content of this material dealt with bullying, in which the preadolescent sent a message against this social stalking.
This video quickly went viral. What motivated little Jacob to publish regularly on Vine, becoming a user with medium popularity on that platform.
Month later, he was a part of the musical.ly in which he was a spring board for his fame in digital world. He gained so much fame with his lip sync videos that he went on to become one of the top stars on the app with a community of 14 million followers.
However, not everything was going well for young man. Despite having a hundreds of fans on the internet, in real life it was not like that. Ever since he started performing on stage (from school musicals to Vine videos of him) he was bullied by his schoolmates.
Over time, it became a known that he changed school three times in a single year (2015). The attack against him was physical and verbal. He once started that he was “attacked, pushed and verbally bothered”.
At present the use of social networks is a matter of debate. Well, many have isolated themselves from their family, friends and chores to make a sick life in these media. But, this was not the case of Jacob Sartorius, who knew how to make a name for himself through the good use of these platforms. For him, these social apps were a means of escape from the bullying he had struggled with for years.
Path and Legacy of Jacob Sartorius
Following his digital media releases and web popularity, Jacob Sartorius signed a contract with an independent record label. Hand in hand with this, he released his first musical single titled Sweatshirt on May 3, 2016.
This theme was listed on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States at number 90. Four days after the release, on May 7, Sartorius performed his debut song on the Magcon tour. A presentation in which fans have the chance to interact with web personalities while watching them perform.
At the time, Business Insider cataloged, while predicting that Jacob would be “the next Justin Bieber.”
After this first success in the preamble of his musical career, Sartorius released two singles Hit or Miss and All My Friends . The first, peaked at number 72 in the United States (and, so far, it is the highest position he has obtained).
The following year, in 2016, Sartorius went on the All My Friends Tour. A small tour with which he visited only six cities. Three months after the end of this first musical tour, Jacob announced that with his next tour “The Last Text World Tour 2017” he would perform in seven countries.
2017 was the year for its internationalization live and direct from the stage. In January, she released her debut extended play The Last Text, which featured eight songs. The EP charted on the album charts in the United States, Canada, Scotland, New Zealand, the Republic of Ireland, and Australia. Her debut concert tour, The Last Text World Tour, took place the same year. She then released her second EP, Left Me Hangin’.
In addition, it was also the year for the release of his first Christmas theme, which he titled Cozy . Released on December 1, 2017. Sartorius is no less a YouTube sensation. Videos of him have made him a social media personality and superstar in his native United States.
Currently he is 16 years old and already has an enviable profile for other artists:
He appeared on the cover of Billboard magazine.
In addition to being a singer, he is an actor and dancer.
He has his own website.
Among his romances, it is said that he dated Maddie Ziegler and Luna Blaise.
In 2016, he was heralded as “the most searched teen celebrity” on the web.
On Instagram he has 9.2m followers, on his YouTube channel he has 3m subscribers and on Twitter he has more than 2,300 subscribers.
So far he has released four songs.
In 2017, Jacob began receiving award nominations such as the Teen Choice Awards, People’s Choice Awards, and the Streamy Awards.
Personal Life ( Jacob Sartorius Biography 2023 )
In March 2018, Jacob Sartorius attended the Los Angeles March for Our Lives along with Millie Bobby Brown.
Weeks before this public appearance, the young actress had made her courtship with Sartorius official. Specifically it was on Valentine’s Day.
Proclamation that was confirmed with the publication of the young talent on her Instagram account when making a declaration of love: “Happy birthday to this beautiful girl, 14 years old! You are the funniest and most loving person in the world. I hope this year brings you many good memories and moments. I can’t wait to see you, I love you and I miss you so much! Everybody wishes this girl a happy birthday @milliebobbybrown.”
Although it is not known for sure when these young artists met, it was learned that they both spent New Years together. Together with each other’s family, these young people spent the holidays at Disney World. Which was interpreted as a faithful commitment that both have assumed.
But, this was not surprising for the followers of both. Well, it is normal to see the declarations of love that are made publicly through their social media accounts.
“I started acting in musicals at the age of 7 and since then I’ve loved the way music connects with people,” she explained in an interview with the Huffington Post. As of today, he has more than 9 million followers on Instagram; a boom that explains the sales success of his first works.
Jacob Sartorius still has a ways to go in his career as an artist. Which will surely be full of success, since the entire community of him on the internet has their eyes on him.