Who is Jacob Sartorius and what is his net worth 2018? Jacob Sartorius is a singer who rose to prominence after posting lip-syncing videos. He is also an internet personality and found stardom at the age of 13. His debut single called “Sweatshirt” was released in 2016. It went on to reach the Hot 100 charts of Canada and the United States. In the same year, he also became the 9th most searched artist in music. In January 2017, Sartorius released his extended play entitled ‘The Last Text’. It included eight tracks and in the same year, he also made his debut tour named as ‘The Last Text World Tour’.
Rolf Jacob Sartorius known as “Jacob Sartorius” was born on October 2, 2002, in Oklahoma. He was an adopted child as his biological parents were not able to take care of him. His adopted parents raised him in Reston, Virginia. When he was 7, he started acting in musicals. He loved performing but used to get bullied by people. At the age of 11 years, Sartorius posted his first online video on Vine.
The video was based on anti-bullying made him popular on social media. He then began to post his videos regularly on Vine. In 2014, he joined Musical.ly and started posting videos in the app. His lip-syncing videos became popular and made him the app’s top star with more than 14 million followers. In 2015, he switched school three times as he used to get bullied by his classmates.
Jacob Sartorius also has a sister by the name of Caroline. His birth name ‘Rolf Jacob Sartorius’ is also the name of his grandfather and father. His mother has also appeared beside him in his videos posted on Vine.
Jacob Sartorius achieved fame by posting videos on Musical.ly. In 2016, he was signed to an independent record label. In the same year, he released his debut single entitled “Sweatshirt”. The song found its place in the Billboard Hot 100 and Canadian Hot 100. He performed his song in the Magcon tour in Baltimore in May 2016. He was predicted as the next Justin Bieber by Business Insider.
He then went on to release two more singles, “All My Friends” and “Hit or Miss”. His song “Hit or Miss” debuted at #72 in the USA. Later that year, he performed in 6 cities as a part of ‘All My Friends Tour’. He has announced that he will be performing in 7 different countries in 2017 for the support of his extended play called ‘The Last Text’. Sartorius will be releasing another EP called ‘Left Me Hangin’’ in October 2017. His single “Hit Me Back” will also feature Blackbear in 2017.
Jacob Sartorius has been nominated two times for the Teen Choice Awards both in the category of ‘Choice Muser’. In 2017, he was nominated for the Kids’ Choice Awards for ‘Favorite Viral Music Artist’. In the same year, he also received nominations for iHeart Radio Music Awards and Shorty Awards. He got a nomination for ‘Favorite Social Media Star’ from the Radio Disney Music Awards.
Jacob Sartorius Net Worth
Jacob Sartorius became popular after posting videos on Musical.ly at a very young age. He has got more than 2.6 million subscribers on YouTube and over 8 million followers on Instagram. He also has 18 million followers on Musical.ly and his followers on Twitter are over 1.2 million. In doing so, the young aspiring singer has gone on to accumulate good money. Jacob Sartorius’s net worth is an estimated $1 millio US dollars as of 2017.
Quite a good net worth for a 15-year-old, he owes this fortune to all the videos he has uploaded in Vine and Musical.ly. Apart from that it also comes from releasing his singles and his extended EP. His single “Bingo” from his EP peaked at No. 4 in the New Zealand Heatseekers Albums list. The EP also contains his singles “Hit or Miss” and the remix version of “Sweatshirt”. His followers on Vine have reached more than 900,000.
Jacob Sartorius first video was a message against bullying and made him popular. By becoming a web star, he has made friends with another popular web star Cameron Dallas.