Karl Jacobs is better known as an American content creator and social media star who gained popularity due to his association with popular social media influencer, MrBeast. He was a Twitch gamer who stream videos like Minecraft on his self-titled Twitch account before getting to work with the most popular YouTuber.
In this post, we’ll learn more about Karl Jacobs including his professional and personal life.
Karl Jacobs biography
Karl Jacobs made his way into the world on July 19th, 1998 in North Carolina, United States of America and as of 2022, he is 24 years old. He is American and belongs to the White ethnicity. Karl Jacobs grew up alongside his siblings Corry Berland and Sean Jacobs.
With regards to his high school, Karl Jacobs enrolled at Fort Dorchester High School in Northern Charleston, South Carolina, and was even a soccer and tennis player. While in school, he began a gaming club and was also the leader of a debate team in high school.
While the social media star was in school he took up a job and worked as a writer and editor for GameTZ in 2016 and also worked as a salesman at Starlite Gaming but after graduating from high school he attended Portland Community College in Portland, Oregon in 2016 where he studied multimedia.
Karl Jacobs’ professional career
At the young age of Karl Jacobs, he developed an interest in gaming at a young age and gradually became a member of a YouTube Gaming Channel called Game Patrol. He started streaming his gaming videos on Twitch where he became known as GamerBoyKarl but in 2019 he was seen in MrBeast’s brother MrBro’s YouTube video and that gave him the opportunity to be part of MrBeast’s YouTube crew and this led to his decision to drop out of college five weeks prior to his graduation.
As a crew member of MrBeast, Karl Jacobs was a cameraman as he shoot videos of the YouTube star but when Jake The Viking left the crew Karl Jacobs became a screen member of MrBeast’s crew where he started appearing in videos and since then he has become one of the popular social media stars and has even created his own channel titled Karl and due to the popularity he has as a result of his association with MrBeast, it didn’t take a while for him to establish himself as a YouTuber.
Karl Jacobs’ personal life
On September 12th, 2020, Karl Jacobs started accumulating huge subscribers and millions of views in a short period of time and as of now, his channel has over two million subscribers. He is popular on YouTube and Twitch however he has taken the opportunity of growing his numbers on TikTok where he shares short content.
Karl Jacobs has been in controversy after an old video of him streaming video alongside Ice Poseidon resurfaced on the internet. This is because Ice Poseidon has a controversial history online and has been accused of being a racist so Karl’s association attracted criticisms on the internet.