Jacksepticeye is a YouTuber and actor who gained popularity with a series of gaming videos he uploads on his channel to the delight of millions of his subscribers. He is Known primarily for his comic video game series titled Let’s Play and his vlogs. His channel was formerly ranked 46th in the list of most subscribed YouTube channels with 20.9 million subscribers and 10.3 billion views. Here, you will learn about his real name, Age, Girlfriend, Net Worth and many more.
Jacksepticeye Wiki, Age
Jacksepticeye was born Seán William McLoughlin on February 7, 1990, in Athlone, County Westmeath, Ireland to Irish parents alongside his four elderly siblings; two boys and two girls namely Malcolm, Simon, Allison, and Susan. Though details about his family are sketchy and not readily available to the media as at this time, at least we know that two of his siblings, Allison and Malcolm are writers.
Coming to the genesis of the nickname Jacksepticeye, he was often called Jack when growing up especially by his mother and siblings, his friends did not hesitate to take the cue by calling him Jack, a common Irish way to address one whose name is Seán or John.
Septiceye is a name that was coined in his childhood, according to the story; he had a football accident where he got an eye laceration from a friend’s glasses. This resulted in his eye building up fluid and dripping same, his friends made funny comments over his condition as they started calling him Septiceye, a nickname he did not object to. His eyes finally got better but the nickname stuck with him. He later added the prefix Jack to it giving him his current moniker Jacksepticeye.
Seán had previously enrolled in a college in Limerick, Ireland to study Music Technology; he quit after two years of studies. Years later, he returned to major in Hotel Management, graduating in 2014. While he was in College, he was a drummer of ‘Raised to the Ground’, an indie heavy-metal band.
Though he created his YouTube channel since February 24, 2007, nothing much was done in the channel until around November of 2012 when he started uploading videos. He started with a Solid Snake impression precisely on November 12, 2012, it generated little attention. After some time, Jack went on to upload his other productions like Let’s Play video games of ‘Dark Souls” and ‘Far Cry 3’.
His fortune looked up after he won a shout out and consequently got mentioned by the foremost renown YouTube celebrity PewDiePie in a video. Jacksepticeye recorded massive subscription that increased the number of his subscribers from 2,500 to 15,000 in just four days.
Some of his other video series include SKATE 3, The Sims 4, The Escapists, Undertale and many more. Of all his videos, the one that seems to be more popular with many views is Mirror’s Edge with the Oculus Rift, it recorded well over 7.4 million views since it was uploaded on October 25, 2013. In the course of his career, he has met and remained good friend with some other prominent YouTubers like Markiplier, ChaoticMonki, PewDiePie, and many others.
He made headlines sometimes in the past alongside PewDiePie; when PewDiePie was indicted for the use of anti-Semantic imagery in the production of the season 2 of Scare PewDiePie an American web series. The series was to be premiered on March 9, 2017, but because of the aforementioned issues, its premiere was canceled. Jacksepticeye out of disappointment dropped a video on February 18, 2017, titled Let’s Talk!, where he condemned PewDiePie’s actions but stated that it would not make them stop being friends. However, he later tweeted that he was naive and he should have never criticized his friend PewDiePie.
The Irish celebrity who sees himself as the “most energetic video-game commentator” is also a philanthropist. In December of 2016, as a part of the Revelmode charity holiday live stream #Crinemas, he teamed with fellow YouTubers and raised over $1.3 million under the #EndAIDS campaign with matching donations from the Gates Foundation and YouTube. Besides, he has also been part of other charity groups that raised thousands of dollars to better the lives of the less privileged in the past. His passion to help others led him to establish his own foundation- Jacksepticeye on January 30, 2017.
Indeed Jacksepticeye is among the few that have dug up a gold pot with the internet using YouTube. He has enjoyed a successful career as a YouTuber since 2012, garnering over 20 million subscribers and keeping them entertained with the well-informed videos that have earned him money in return. He has also starred in films, Toured across the US and Canada for the How Did We Get Here tour. His net worth is currently estimated to be within $12 million.
Who is His Girlfriend?
Jacksepticeye was in a romantic relationship with a fellow vlogger, Signe Hansen, popularly known as Wiishu. The duo were together from 2015 to 2018, they have done several YouTube videos together. Moreso, they moved in and started living together in a luxury house in Brighton. However, in October of 2018, their sweet love went sour, as the duo parted ways, the sad news of their separation was announced by Jacksepticeye on his Twitter handle while he pleaded for privacy and understanding from his fans over the matter.
Wiishu was born Signe Hansen on April 19, 1995, in Denmark, she created her YouTube account with the username Wiishu, she is a digital artist and writes as a blogger. Since their emotional separation, there is no lady linked to Jack at the moment. Be sure that we shall gladly break the news as soon as he hooks up with someone else.
Where Does He Live?
Jacksepticeye may have been born and raised in Ireland but his career has given him the opportunity to travel to several countries of the world for Tours and events but the 5 ft 10 inches (1.78 m) tall online personality and celebrity has chosen Brighton in the United Kingdom as his place of abode.