Jacob Sartorius

Rolf Jacob Sartorius, born on October 2, 2002, is an American internet personality and singer who rose to fame via social media after he uploaded his lip-syncing videos on Musical.ly. He released his debut single ‘Sweatshirt’ in 2016, which charted on the Hot 100 in the United States and Canada. We’ll help you celebrate his special day right here.

Fast Facts

Full Name:

Rolf Jacob Sartorius

Nickname:

Rolfie, J-Sizzle

Birth date:

October 2, 2002

Age:

21

Zodiac Sign:

Libra

Height:

5' 7"

Relationship Status:

Single

Net Worth:

$3 million

Rolf's Social Media:

Background

Rolf Jacob Sartorius was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Due to his parents being unable to take care of him shortly after his birth, he was given up for adoption and moved to Virginia. He was raised in Reston, Virginia by his adoptive parents and at age seven, he began performing in musicals, where he discovered his love for performing.

Before the closure of Vine, an American short-form video hosting service in 2017, Sartorius lip-syncing videos posted on the platform acquired more than eight million followers as of August 2016. As a victim of bullying, he believed social media offered him an escape. He used to say that before Musical.ly, he wasn’t the most outgoing. He felt like no one was watching besides the camera.

On May 3, 2016, Jacob Sartorius released his debut single ‘Sweatshirt’ and it peaked at No. 90 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. He also undertook a solo mini-tour called the ‘All My Friends Tour,’ where he performed in six cities in the same year. He later released two more singles, ‘Hit or Miss’ and ‘All My Friends.’ His single ‘Hit or Miss,’ which was the first single off his debut E.P., “The Last Text EP ” ranked at No. 72 in the United States. He also attended the Los Angeles March in March 2018, for the ‘Our Lives’ protest and gave a speech at the event. In 2016, he was announced by Google to be the ninth-most-searched musical artist of the year. In November 2018, Sartorius released his E.P. “Better with You” and has since gathered over 23.8 million followers on TikTok.

Career timeline

2016
The Ninth-most-searched Musical Artist

Google announces that Jacob Sartorius is the ninth-most-searched musical artist of the year.

2016
A Debut Single

He releases his debut single ‘Sweatshirt’ and it peaks at No. 90 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.

2017
A Bigger Tour

Sartorius goes on ‘The Last Text World Tour’ where he plays in seven countries, following the release of his debut E.P., “The Last Text.”

2018
New E.P.

Sartorius releases a new E.P. called "Better with You."

Why We Love Jacob Sartorius

  1. He bears a family name

    Jacob Sartorius was named Rolf after his father and grandfather. The name Rolf has been a tradition in his family.

  2. His fans love him

    There was a time on Twitter when a fashion model, Hailey Baldwin, and a YouTuber Taylor Caniff mocked him. Many of his fans registered their annoyance and supported him by responding to the mockery.

  3. He accommodates his mother

    His mother is influential in his life and has even appeared in some of his videos. His mother even helps manage his social media accounts.

5 Surprising Facts

  1. The Teen Choice Awards

    Jacob Sartorius was nominated at the Teen Choice Awards in 2016.

  2. He has celebrity crushes

    His celebrity crushes are Selena Gomez and Ariana Grande.

  3. He is asthmatic

    Sartorius has asthma — he even had an asthma attack live on YouNow in December 2016.

  4. He has two cats

    Sartorius owns two cats which he named Godzilla and Josie.

  5. Wiggle, wiggle, wiggle

    Though only 10% to 20% of the population can do this, Sartorius can wiggle his ears.

Jacob Sartorius FAQs

What are Jacob Sartorius fans called?

They’re called Sartorians.

What disease does Jacob Sartorius have?

Besides asthma, he has rosacea.

Did Jacob Sartorius and Millie Brown date?

When Millie Bobby Brown was 13, she dated Sartorius, then 15, for nine months.

Jacob Sartorius’s birthday dates

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