Jacob Artist Girlfriend, Family, Net Worth

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Jacob Artist is an American known for playing the portrayal of Jake Puckerman on Fox's Glee in 2012...also a dancer...was part of a group known as the Infinity Dance Project during his high school.
Jacob Artist Girlfriend, Family, Net Worth

Jacob Artist is an American actor. He is best known for playing the portrayal of Noah's half-brother Jake Puckerman on Fox's hit series Glee in 2012. Other notable appearances include Oliver in White Bird in a Blizzard and Parker in After the Dark.

As his last name implies, Jacob is an artist. He is not just an actor but also a dancer. He was part of a group known as the Infinity Dance Project during his high school.

Short Bio 

Jacob Artist is a New Yorker by heart. He was born in the city of Buffalo in New York, United States. By birth, his nationality is American, but his ethnicity is complicated. His father, Darrell is African-American whereas his mother Judith comes from Polish descent. Not much else is known on his family.

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He celebrates his birthday on the 17th of  October every year. He was born in the year 1992 making him 27 in age, as of 2019.

Dating? Who is The Girlfriend?

On Glee, Jacob was in a relationship with Melissa Benoist’s character Marley Rose. However, the pair is a thing only in the show as Melissa is engaged with Chris Wood.

But, where does that leave Jacob? 

Jacob Artist and Melissa Benoist together in an interview (Photo:

There have been questions on the actor’s sexuality. Rumors of Jacob being gay surfaced on the internet in early 2019 after he played the role of a gay character in Now Apocalypse. And these speculations have gained more steam as he keeps his personal life in the dark.

Whatever his sexual preference, maybe the actor will share details when he sees fit. Fans will have to sit patiently until any news on the matter surface.

Jacob's Career: Dancing & Acting

Greatness never came from playing it safe. Jacob can testify on the statements behalf. 

Jacob is a dancer. He started dancing at the tender age of 5 and moved with the rhythm ever since. In his high school senior year, he auditioned for the prestigious institute, Juilliard School for dance. He got accepted into the school. However, he didn't attend it.

The actor soon moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue a career in acting.

He started his professional acting career with an episode on Nickelodeon comedy series Bucket and Skinner's Epic Adventures in 2011. However, he rose to fame with the role of Jake Puckerman in the American musical comedy-drama television series, Glee. He lent his talent until the very end of the show from 2012 to 2015. 

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No doubt Glee helped the actor put himself on the radar. He has since then been part of many other TV series. He now has a recurring role of Isaac in Now Apocalypse

With his ability and passion, the actor has certainly made a name for himself in the industry. As an outcome of his success, he gets to enjoy a pretty good lifestyle. Jacob is estimated to have a net worth of a million dollars.