American Singer and Internet sensation Jacob Sartorius has earned great fame at a young age of fifteen. Starting his career with posting lip – syncing videos on Musical.ly, he has today gained millions of social media followers. Keep reading to know more about Jacob Sartorius’s net worth in 2018.
Jacob Sartorius Early Life
Born on the 2nd of October in the year 2002, as Rolph Jacob Sartorius, he was adopted soon after his birth, and brought to Virginia, as his parents were incapable of taking care of him. He was brought up by his adoptive parents in the town of Reston, Virginia and still continues to live with them.
Although Jacob is still in his school-going years, there is not much information about his schooling. Except for the fact that when he started acting at a young age of 7 in musicals, he was bullied in school. This, however, did not stop him from pursuing his dreams, and he went on to release his own video on Vine at the young age of 11.
The video was a message towards anti-bullying and became a viral hit, thus giving his online career a big boost. After his first video on anti-bullying became a hit, Jacob started posting videos on the platform regularly thus becoming somewhat popular on the app. All of this happened in the year 2014, and then later the same year he stuck up with Musical.ly. This is where he rose to fame.
Jacob Sartorius Career
On Musical.ly he posted lip syncing videos that made him extremely popular, making him one of the top stars on the app with followership of 14 Million. This was also the time when he became a victim of even more severe bullying at his school. It was because of this continuous bullying that he was forced to change schools thrice.
However, Jacob did not let any of this deter his spirit, and he went on to release his own single ‘Sweatshirt’ in the year 2016. The song ranked number 90 in the US Billboard Hot 100, and 81 in the Canadian Hot 100. He also went on to perform the song in Baltimore, during the tour ‘Magcon’. Here the fans also had the chance to meet the celebrities along with seeing them perform. This was also the time when the ‘Business Insider’ stated that Sartorius might be the next Justin Bieber.
Once the tour ended, Jacob went on to release two more singles ‘All My Friends’ and ‘ Hit or Miss’, which also debuted at number 72 in America. Making it one of his highest charting singles till today. In the same year, he also went on an ‘All My Friends’ Mini tour, and three months later announced ‘The Last Text World Tour’ in 2017, where he was to perform in 7 different cities.
He recently released his song ‘Cozy’ which is supposed to be a Christmas song.
Awards & Achievements
Jacob has been the recipient of several prestigious awards at this age. He has been nominated for ‘Teen Choice Award’, ‘Kids’ Choice Award’, ‘Radio Disney Music Awards’ and many more.
Net worth of Jacob Sartorius
Jacob is making more money than a lot of the kids his age. He has been a part of several brand commercials and endorsements, has released three of his own singles, and has also conducted his own tours. He has a net worth of $4.5 million. He also has 8 million Instagram followers, more than 1.2 million followers on Twitter, 2.6 million Youtube subscribers, 18 million fans on musical.ly, and 900,000 fans on Vine.
Jacob is one of the blessed and talented young kids. He was given up for adoption at a very young age, and then grew up to be known for his own talent and potential. He fought bullies and became successful through pure hard work and determination.