Jacob Bertrand, born March 6, 2000, started his road to fame as a child actor featuring in small roles. He took part in several Nickelodeon productions, before playing the main voice role on the C.G.I. animated series, “Bubble Guppies.” After Nickelodeon, Bertrand got his first major part with Disney, playing the titular role in the series, “Kirby Buckets.” In 2018, he got his breakthrough role when he played Hawk on the Netflix series “Cobra Kai.” Portraying the character of Hawk propelled Bertrand into the spotlight, and he has since garnered a legion of fans, with his Instagram followers reaching 2.7 million. In recent years, Bertrand has gone on to star in the podcast adventure series “Dark Box,” and to co-host his podcast series “Lone Lobos.” We’ll help you celebrate this special day right here.
Jacob Bertrand is quickly making a name for himself in the industry and has already won over the hearts of millions with his mischievous laugh and boyish good looks. Bertrand was born on March 6, 2000, in the U.S., and therefore his zodiac sign is Pisces. He is the son of Scott and Christina Bertrand and has two siblings: Makenna and Blake. Bertrand got his start in acting at five years old. It happened almost coincidentally when his older sister, Makenna, who wanted to be an actress at the time, convinced their mother to help her in her pursuit. Bertrand’s mom finally conceded and sent a few Christmas cards to several agents in L.A. The plan worked, and all three siblings ended up doing commercials. It only stuck with Jacob, however. Once introduced to the entertainment world, Bertrand went on to feature in a few more commercials and guest star spots before getting a deal with Nickelodeon. His first lead role on television came when he played the role of Henry Forman on the Nickelodeon series “Marvin Marvin” (2012). After his contract with Nickelodeon was up, Bertrand moved on to Disney, where he eventually landed the titular role in the series, “Kirby Buckets” (2014), followed by a lead role in “The Swap” (2016). In 2018, during his junior year in high school, Bertrand landed his breakthrough role on “Cobra Kai” — a continuation of the cult classic, “Karate Kid” — in which he played the character of “Hawk.”
Bertrand next dove into the world of podcasts, taking part in the adventure series “Black Box” (2021), which follows four teenagers who find a crashed time machine. Later that same year, Bertrand co-hosted a podcast with his best friend, Xolo Maridueña. Entitled “Lone Lobos,” the production sees the pair discuss everything from films, to food, to music and relationships. As the celebrity rose to fame, so did his commitment to N.G.Os. Bertrand partnered with two N.G.Os, one of which was Gobi support — a non-profit that helps teenagers and their families deal with drug and alcohol addiction through education, and intervention programs.
The second N.G.O. Bertrand collaborated with was Smile Train, which works towards helping and supporting children with cleft deformities. The rising star has shared several posts on his Instagram in support of both these foundations.
Where his love life is concerned, Bertrand has been at the receiving end of rumors linking him to his “Cobra Kai” castmate, Peyton List. The pair have yet to confirm the speculations. Before these rumors, Bertrand was in a serious relationship with his high school sweetheart, Serena Pullen.
He’s cast in one of the leading character roles on the Nickelodeon series, “Marvin Marvin.”
After featuring in several Nickelodeon productions, Bertrand lands the titular role in the Disney XD series, “Kirby Buckets.”
Bertrand stars alongside Peyton List in Disney’s “The Swap.”
Bertrand lands a role in “Kobra Kai,” a continuation of the original “Karate Kid” films, playing the character of Hawk.
Bertrand co-hosts “Lone Lobos” with his best friend Xolo Maridueña, where they discuss pop culture trends.
Why We Love Jacob Bertrand
He’s a rule-breaker
Bertrand was dubbed by his castmates as the rule breaker of the group. And we, here at National Today, love a bad boy.
He’s got a big heart
Bertrand has partnered with two N.G.Os which he regularly promotes on his social media. We love his kind heart!
He’s a creative
Bertrand is not only a talented actor, but he also enjoys playing the guitar and film directing. What’s not to love about this star?
5 Surprising Facts
Good Will Hunting is his favorite movie
Bertrand also loves “The Shawshank Redemption.”
He’s lactose intolerant
While Bertrand is lactose intolerant, he loves chocolate milk.
He once tattooed someone
Bertrand once tattooed his best friend, Xolo, using the stick-and-poke method.
He loves rock climbing
Other than doing karate on-screen, Bertrand likes to climb, surf and ski.
He loves playing the villain
While Bertrand enjoys playing the good guy, he finds playing the role of a villain more exciting.
Jacob Bertrand FAQs
Did Jacob Bertrand and Peyton List date?
While there have been rumors circulating about the pair being an item, neither one has confirmed it (yet).
Do Jacob Bertrand and Xolo Maridueña live together?
Yes. The two best friends and “Cobra Kai” co-stars are roommates.
Does Jacob Bertrand have a cleft palate?
No, he doesn’t. He has, however, played a character with a cleft.
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