40 Fun Facts About Jacob Sartorius

Written by: Lizzie Robinson
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Last updated: April 6, 2021

Jacob Sartorius has asthma. He had an asthma attack live on YouNow in December 2016.

40 Facts About Jacob Sartorius

If you’ve heard of the popular Vine star Jacob Sartorius, here’s everything you need to know about the young star who has managed to get millions of followers through his videos!

Check out these top 40 fun facts about Jacob Sartorius.

He was born Rolf Jacob Sartorius.

He was named after his father and grandfather who are both called Rolf.

Jacob said that the name Rolf has been a tradition in his family, but he doesn’t like to go by that name.

Jacob was born in Oklahoma and was adopted shortly after birth as his birth parents were unable to take good care of him.

He was raised in Reston, Virginia, where he lives with his adoptive parents.

Jacob Sartorius is 18 years old. He was born on October 2, 2002, which means that his star sign is Libra.

His eye color is hazel and his natural hair color is brown.

Jacob’s mother manages all his social media accounts since they became too popular for him to organize alone.

It seems that his mother is rather influential in his life, and has even appeared in some of his videos.

Jacob Sartorius has one older sister called Caroline.

Cameron Dallas, another famous Vine star, was listed as one of his close friends.

Jacob went on tour with Cameron, who is a member of the famous Magcon group.

Jacob posted his first video on August 17, 2014, sending a message against bullying.

It wasn’t until the year after that he started posting regularly, and thus built up his fan base.

He is most famous for posting videos of himself lip-syncing popular songs.

Jacob Sartorius Facts 2017

His Twitter, @jacobsartorius, has over 1 million followers as of 2017 – a number that is constantly increasing.

On YouTube, Jacob has over 2 million subscribers, while over on Instagram, there are over 7.5 million people following him, as of 2017.

Jacob can wiggle his ears – only 10-20% of the population can actually do this!

On May 3, 2016, he released his first single, ‘Sweatshirt’. He posted a lyric video of the song to YouTube.

Jacob is also very active on musical.ly, a popular app that allows users to post videos of themselves lip-syncing to their favorite songs.

Although he became famous through his lip-syncing, fans heard his real vocals when he covered John Legend’s hit ‘All of Me’.

In May 2016, Jacob Sartorius was criticized after a fan videoed him asking to give a message to her three friends. Unfortunately, he couldn’t remember the names and moved away from the disappointed fan.

On his 14th birthday, he released his third single, ‘All My Friends‘.

Jacob Sartorius has been diagnosed with asthma, he had an asthma attack live on YouNow in December 2016.

Hailey Baldwin, a fashion model, took to Twitter to share the video, writing ‘Who is this? Lmfao.’

Taylor Caniff, another Magcon star and YouTuber, replied to Hailey Baldwin’s post appearing to mock Jacob’s behavior in the video.

In response to the situation, many fans tweeted their annoyance by calling Taylor ‘fake’, while others were also shocked at the way Jacob had responded to his fan.

Jacob stands at around 5’7″ (1.73 meters), and he weighs 132 pounds (60kg).

Google announced that Jacob Sartorius was the 9th most searched musical artist of 2016!

He was nominated at the Teen Choice Awards in 2016 in the Choice Muser category.

Jacob Sartorius Facts

Jacob’s debut EP The Last Text was released on January 20, 2017.

Jacob has two cats called Godzilla and Josie.

His celebrity crushes are Selena Gomez & Ariana Grande.

His sing ‘Jordans’ is inspired by his days playing basketball, and the feeling he gets when he’s in the court.

Rumors were spread about a potential girlfriend when somebody posted a story about Jacob Sartorius and Loren Gray on a website called WattPad.

No information about any girlfriends have been confirmed by Jacob or through his social media profiles.

Jacob is one of many internet stars on Snapchat, and he can be added @JacobsVine.

He has had braces in the past to help perfect his smile. He had them taken off on February 3, 2016.

His Vine account includes challenges he has completed, including the popular ‘Don’t Judge’ challenge.

Other internet stars who are around the same age as Jacob often like to compete with him to see who can get more followers. Some of these include Kristen Hancher and Hunter Rowland.

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  1. Anonymoos November 23, 2019

    Jacob Sartorius is ugly. I can’t believe Millie Bobby Brown actually dated him!

  2. Anayiah October 2, 2019

    Happy 17th brithday Jacob Sartorius

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