Jacob Latimore was born on August 10, 1996, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was influenced by music from a very young age and recorded his first song in the studio at the age of nine.
In 2010 at the age of 12, he landed the role of Thandie Newton’s son in “Vanishing on 7th Street.” In 2014, he released his hit song ‘Heartbreak heard Around The World’ featuring T-Pain. He had many small roles in several major films, such as “Black Nativity” in 2012, “The Maze Runner” in 2014, “Collateral Beauty” in 2016, where he acted with Will Smith, and “Sleight” in 2017. He has continued to amaze the world with his many talents.
Jacob Latimore was born into a musical family. His family members were involved in different aspects of the music industry. His father and uncle were the gospel quartet The Latimore Brothers, his mother worked at a record company, and his cousin is an R&B singer. It is not surprising at all that he released his first studio single at the age of nine and signed with Jive Records at the age of 13. He also ventured into the acting industry and landed his first film role at the age of 12 as Thandie Newton’s son in “Vanishing on 7th Street.”
He has acted in films such as “Black Nativity”, “Ride Along”, “Collateral Beauty”, “Krystal”, and “The Maze Runner.” He bagged his first major role in the 2016 superhero film “Sleight,” which is about a street magician dealing drugs at night to support his family. In 2017, he starred in “Detroit,” a historical drama about the 1967 Detroit riots. The film went on to win the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Image Award for ‘Outstanding Independent Motion Picture.’ He also played the role of Emmett in Showtime’s coming-of-age series, “The Chi.”
He released his debut album “Connection,” in 2016 and the follow-up to the album, “Connection2” in 2019.
He releases his first studio single at the age of nine.
He lands his first film role in “Vanishing on 7th Street.”
He stars in his first major role in the superhero film “Sleight.”
His debut album, “Connection,'' is released.
Why We Love Jacob Latimore
Latimore is an incredible multi-talent in the industry. Today, we celebrate all his incredible achievements.
Latimore has worked hard from a very young age for what he loves. He has inspired many people.
He has many passions
Not only does he love acting, but he’s passionate about music too. His passion encourages others to pursue their interests too.
5 Surprising Facts
Interesting music tastes
He enjoys meditation music.
His single ‘Superstar’
His album single ‘Superstar’ was spotlighted on Hip Hop charts and US Billboard R&B.
His proudest achievement
He is proud of his album because he released the type of music he wanted to.
He studied dancing
Latimore studied dancing professionally.
He repeatedly watched the Temptations
He watched them repeatedly to learn all the dance moves.
Jacob Latimore FAQs
Is Jacob Latimore related to Kenny Lattimore?
He is the cousin of the R&B singer.
How old is Jacob Latimore?
Jacob is 25 years old in 2022.
What does ‘Latimore’ mean?
It means a speaker of Latin who is a vehicle of all records and transcripts.
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