The incredibly multitalented Jacob Anderson is a whole package in one. He is an accomplished actor and a soulful singer. And, On top of that, Jacob is also a self-made producer.
Starting from the bottom, the incredible artist has made a name for himself in every field that he has touched. He is now one of the most recognized faces the industry of RnB, trip hop and power hop as well.
The British actor was born on 18th June 1990, in Bristol, England. He holds the bloodline of the Afro-Carribean descent from his father.
As a young boy, he wanted to pursue a career in music. So, aged 17; he moved to London to pursue his dreams of being a singing star.
As an actor
Jacob’s first cinematic debut was the film ‘18.104.22.168,’ where he played the role of Anderson. The film became his outlet towards national audience where he received positive reviews for his debut.
Then on he starred as Simon in the popular ITV drama called- ‘Injustice.’ His stature then came into the limelight with the role of a boy from youth offender institution.
Appearing in one or more episodes of other Tv shows, he slowly started to gain fame as a good actor. He made guest appearances in series like- Skins and Outnumbered.
He appeared in his first feature film ‘Comedown’ where he starred alongside Adam Deacon in 2016. Jacob has also been a part of various plays like Dunsinane and Warhorse.
However, his breakthrough role came in 2012. He played as Grey Worm in the third season of the HBO TV series called Game of Thrones. He went on to continue his role as the show went on to become one of the most successful TV series of all time.
In the year 2013, he also appeared in the ITV drama called Broadchurch where he played the role of Dean Thomas. He also did a guest appearance on the show called Let’s Play web series Game Grumps.
As a musician
Well established as an actor, Anderson, is also known for his music. From an early age, he was interested in music. His inspiration has always been Erykah Badu, David Bowie, Jill Scott, The Smiths and Stevie Wonder.
His first featured as a vocalist in the band Typesun. Their first track was The PL.
In the year 2007, they released yet another track called Let Me Know.He also recorded a song with Plan B. This song was featured in the soundtrack- Adulthood.
In the March of 2014, his track called stronger than ever was remixed by the producer M.J Cole and released as a standalone single. This track has been used in several TV adverts as well as in montage videos in Sky Sports coverage. This song was in the top 30 in the UK singles chart.
Finally, on 26 February 2016, he debuted with his single album called “You’re a Man Now, Boy.
|Name||Jacob Basil Anderson|
|Date of birth||18 June 1990|
|Profession||Actor, musician, and producer|
|Married||In a relationship|
|Father’s name||Not specified|
|Mother’s name||Not specified|
|Net Worth||$8 Million|
Relationship and Dating
Jacob has been in a long-term relationship with his girlfriend actress Aisling Loftus since early 2011. He has stated multiple times that he has found his soulmate in her and it is even possible that they will get married soon. The couple has been seen together in all the social premieres and shows.
Living a lavish celebrity life, he likes to keep it on the low when it comes to sharing details. He is not publicly active in any social medias and does not have any account registered in his name so far.
Earning from his Tv roles and film characters, he has an estimated net worth amount of around $3 Million.
Apart from his acting roles, he also earns from brand endorsement and sponsorships.
Rumors and Controversies
Because of his roles as a eunuch warrior in the Tv show- Game of Thrones, people have speculated that he might be a eunuch. Some fan members have even asked him if he does have his genitals. It has frustrated and surprisingly amazed him at how much fandom there are of him and the show.
He continued to say that “This kind of attention is weird and alarming but I like to keep myself to myself, so it is a but freaky when you’re stuck in a tube, and someone is just staring at you or trying to take a picture of you.”