|Net Worth:||$1 Million|
|Birthday:||Jul 19, 1998|
|Age:||23 years old|
|Height:||5.9 feet (180cm)|
|Birthplace:||United States of America|
|Last Updated:||September, 2021|
Karl Jacobs is a YouTuber, professional gamer and internet celebrity from the United States of America who is known in the gaming sector for his variety of talents and journey towards Internet fame. Being one of the most important stars on Twitch and YouTube during these last years, it is no surprise that the net worth of Karl Jacobs reached approximately $500,000 – $1,000,000 which will continue to grow considering the increase of his number of followers.
How Did Karl Jacobs Become Rich?
On the 19th of July 1998, Karl was born in North Carolina, United States. The rising Internet star spent most of his youth playing video games and editing videos. One of his main influencers is the Internet star Mr. Beast, Jimmy Donaldson, a well-known pioneer of expensive stunts. He is a businessman, content creator and philanthropist who greatly inspired Karl into pursuing his goal of being a content creator.
Before getting into stardom, Karl used to work behind the scenes as a review writer and editor for GameTZ from February 2017 to June 2017. He started his YouTube career dedicated to the browser game Roblox back in 2018 with the channel Game Patrol, which got 9670 subscribers. On the other hand, he used to stream for Microsoft’s streaming website, Mixer, from 2016 until its closure back in July 2020.
Then, he landed the opportunity of his life to work with Mr Beast as a cameraman.
His fame skyrocketed after collaborating with the YouTube star Mr Beast for the Last To Leave Halloween Candy Wins $10,000 Challenge back in 2019.
In other words, the collaboration of his dreams led him into stardom. Ever since that collaboration, Karl Jacobs started to appear more frequently on the Mr Beast channel.
Besides, he became part of the Dream SMP thanks to his connections such as Dream, Sapnap and other famous Youtubers. Thus, he is currently the writer and creative director of the “Tales from the SMP” – a side series of the private Minecraft server with canon lore.
Karl’s YouTube channel has almost 3 million subscribers. Apart from uploading videos on his own YouTube channel, he has been a writer and editor since 2017. That kind of experience allowed him to land several opportunities with several YouTube channels such as GameTz, TommyInNit, Technoblade and Mr. Beast. At the beginning of May 2021, his channel reached 2 million subscribers.
He also created his Twitch channel KarlJacobs formerly known as GamerBoyKarl back in 2017 which accumulated approximately 3 million followers and is among the most important streaming channels on the Twitch platform. Furthermore, his Twitch channel reached 2 million followers back in March 2021.
As a commentator, he collaborates in things related to sports. For instance, he participates in fantasy football videos, game highlights, TV players, games, NFL event coverage and other events related to the NFL.
Apart from being an important Internet celebrity heavily involved in the creative department, he is also been a reoccurring competitor in the MCC (Minecraft Championship) since 2011.
What Is Karl Jacobs Net Worth?
In 2021 Karl Jacobs net worth is fluctuating between 1 million USD and $500 thousand. One can see that writing, filming and editing were also key steps for his rise to fame. Moreover, he has 7,768 active subscribers from all tiers on his Twitch platform, allowing him to earn approximately $187,868 via Twitch.
However, the Twitch platform is not his only source of income since he is also a content creator on platforms such as YouTube, Instagram and TikTok. His earnings from Instagram range from $2790 — $4690 thanks to his 3 million followers and his TikTok earnings are between $1,501 — $2,502 thanks to his 1.4 million followers. The other source of his income as an influencer is his sponsorships.
Not only he is an extremely popular streamer and crew member of one of the most important YouTube channels across the world, but he has also been a reoccurring player in the MCC (Minecraft Championship) since 2011. He was in MCC11 where the team got first place, but himself was ranked 34th. He participated in MCC13, ranking 8th, but 32 individually.
Since Karl is part of Mr Beast’s team, he has been participating in Mr Beast’s challenges since November 2019 allowing him to earn great prizes. In addition, he often placed second in many of Mr Beast’s challenges. On the other hand, there were two instances where he ranked first place:
In Push This Red Button For $100,000 Karl won after pressing the red button more than 50 times. He gave the $100,000 to his sister, Corry.
In I Put 1,000,000 Christmas Lights On A House (World Record) Karl and Sean’s house got the highest score of 37/40. Karl won a $300,000 house for his brother Sean.
How Karl Jacobs Spends His Money?
Unlike other celebrities who lavish on jewelry and other luxury items, he invests on his gaming equipment. He prioritizes his equipment since he is one of the most important streamers and a professional gamer. Therefore, he needs state-of-the-art technology for his streams, video editing and gaming tournaments. For instance, he uses two PCs mainly to play video games and to run his stream. Therefore, he uses the Alienware AW2518 monitor, a Corsair K70 Rapidfire mechanical keyboard, the Finalmouse Air58 Ninja CBR Edition gaming mouse and the Beyerdynamic DT990 Pro headset for his audio. Also, he has an Intel 19-9900K processor, EVGA GeForce RTX 2080 TI graphics card, 64 GB G. Skill Tridentz RGB series RAM and an ASUS ROG Maximums XI Hero motherboard. This demonstrates the investment required to succeed as a streamer and as a professional gamer.
- He belongs to an Anglo-Saxon ethnicity and his religion is Christianity.
- Not only that, but he is also the shortest member in the Mr Beast crew since his height is 5 feet 11 inches (180 cm) with an average body build.
- As regards his family background, it is known that he has two siblings, a brother and a sister, whose names are Corry and Sean. Also, he has a cat named Grey.
- Regarding his academic background, he completed his high school education at Fort Dorchester High School in 2016.
- Throughout his high school years, he led the debate team and started a gaming club.
- After finishing high school, he started with his major in multimedia in Portland Community College until 2018 while working as a salesman at Starlite Gaming from May to August 2016.
- He dropped out of college five weeks prior to his graduation since he heard about the opportunity to work with Mr Beast as a cameraman for the channel.