Who Is jacksepticeye?
This might be a question avid YouTube followers know the answer to. Then again, it might not be, as there are a wide variety of topics and genres that YouTube videos cater to. And with that, a lot of YouTube vloggers.
Well, if not the most iconic, undeniably one of the most well-loved and followed YouTube sensations is jacksepticeye on his YouTube channel.
That’s exactly how we can describe Jacksepticeye whose net worth may be the envy of others. Lucky him, living the life that the rest of us can only dream about.
He is doing exactly the kind of work that he truly enjoys and gives him so much fulfillment. It’s more like a passion that enables him to make much more money than he could ever make when tied down to a 9 to 5 job.
Let’s dig deeper and see just how amazing and inspirational his life, or should we say, the enviable and exciting work-life balance that he is currently enjoying. And also, what his followers and supporters are enjoying to the max. And how much is jacksepticeye worth?
Jacksepticeye’s Net Worth and Earnings So Far
This early in 2020, Jacksepticeye net worth was placed at around $16 million. It was almost twice his estimated net worth last year, 2019, at about $9 million. Let’s also take a look at his salaries and earnings, which are indicators of his net worth.
Jacksepticeye’s YouTube channel and videos bring in more than $30 million in revenues. It provides him earnings of about $300,000 a month. So, how much does jacksepticeye make a year? It may be more than $3.6 or thereabouts.
Additionally, his numerous ventures in all his social media platforms earn him so much money that he is among the highly-compensated YouTube sensations worldwide. And that’s no mean feat that puts him in the 8th position among the highest-paid YouTube celebrities worldwide.
A Glimpse into His Early Years
Here’s how Sean McLoughlin ended up with the YouTube moniker “jacksepticeye.” In Ireland, Jack is such a widely preferred nickname for the name Sean that his Mom would always call him “Jack.” His childhood friend who knew about this started calling him Jack as a way to tease him. He accidentally got hit on the eye during one of his football games with his playmates. It was so hard that it resulted in bleeding that progressed into a mild infection. From then on, that friend nicknamed him “Jack Septic Eye.”
His Personal Life, Age, Height, and Weight
Sean McLoughlin grew up and was raised in Athlone, Ireland, but is currently living in Brighton, England, the United Kingdom.
Jacksepticeye is 30 years old. His real name is Sean William McLoughlin and was born on February 07, 1990, in Ballycumber, County Offaly, Republic of Ireland. An Aquarian, he stands 173cm tall or 5 feet and 6 inches tall. He owns a few pet dogs, which you’d see photos of at the video link down below.
His Career and Milestones
Although he went to college and graduated with a Hotel Management degree, he was drawn into pursuing a YouTube career and has been successful both financially and professionally with his work on the platform. He has gained immense and world-wide popularity and following, and has been enjoying the journey.
It was on February 24, 2007, that McLoughlin got on board YouTube. But it took about 4 years later for him to start uploading videos. That was in November in 2012 when he decided to upload and post gameplay videos as “jacksepticeye.”
In 2013, his name was mentioned in a video on PewDiePie. That started it all when he began attracting subscribers and viewers, gaining growing popularity along the way. That popularity and following grew in a span of four days, from around 2,500 subscribers to 15,000.
The following year, 2014, with only about 800,000 subscribers, his YouTube channel gathered about 57 million views. Then his channel attracted about 1 billion views and 3.2 million subscribers by February 2015.
In January 2016, jacksepticeye signed a contract with PewDiePie network called Revelmode. This is when his YouTube career enjoyed a significant boost.
In June 2017, he joined Polaris, a Walt Disney Company division, and has been with the company since then.
He signed up with Disney Digital Network regarding the creation of exclusive content for “Twitch” in 2018.
Earnings from Other Projects
Having gained popularity online in such a powerful social media platform like YouTube, it has opened doors to a lot of other opportunities. He has endorsements and promotions in brands like Cloak and other brands on Instagram.
According to Influencer Marketing Hub, he has the opportunity to earn around $12,000 to $20,000 for each sponsored post. And that is possible because of his more than 6 million Instagram followers.
Movie Earnings or Movie Lined Up This Year
Yes, you read it right. This year, Sean William McLoughlin aka Jacksepticeye will be in a movie entitled “Free Guy.” It will be shown in early July this year. He is cast as Q*bert and the movie is about an “open-world” video game called “Free City.” The main star is Ryan Reynolds, also the producer, and is directed by Shawn Levy.