Achieving an immediate breakthrough in a film industry as competitive as Hollywood is no easy feat and for that, Chosen Jacobs should be commended. Barely a year after moving to Hollywood to facilitate his dreams of becoming a professional entertainer, the young lad turned heads with his performance as Mike Hanlon in the horror film, It, which was based on Stephen King’s novel of the same title originally published in 1986. Additionally, Chosen has had some notable roles in the small screen with a couple of awards to his name. Here is all you need to know about the “Chosen One.”
Chosen Jacobs Biography (Age)
Chosen Jacobs was born on the 1st of July 2001 in Springfield, Massachusetts but raised in Atlanta Georgia. From the young age of 6, Jacobs had already begun exploring his entertainment skills, beginning with singing. He was part of the Georgia Boys Choir and with them, he sang at the opera locally, nationally, and internationally.
Soon after, he enrolled in theater classes and landed his first ever acting gig in a commercial for Hot Wheels, Jacobs also began performing at local theaters in Atlanta, booking parts in productions of “Into the Woods”, “Hairspray,” as well as “The King and I”. Upon relocating to Los Angeles in 2015, Jacobs appeared in a couple of small projects including the short film, Remnants, which won him an Endless Mountains Film Festival for Best Supporting Actor in a Movie.
Chosen Jacobs booked his first major gig in the role of Will Grover in the action police procedural series, Hawaii Five-0. A year after his role in the CBS TV series, Jacobs broke out with Stephen King’s hit film, It. In his interview with BET, Jacobs explained how the audition process was smooth and how he was picked for the role after just one audition instead of the usual 5 or 6 auditions.
Being a Stephen King project, the film was one of the most anticipated horror films of 2017 and when it did hit theaters, Jacobs and his lesser-known castmates were propelled to immediate stardom. He would get to play Young Mike Hanlon in the 2019 sequel, It Chapter Two.
Chosen Jacobs is on his way to becoming a Stephen King staple as he was given the role of Wendell Deaver in Castle Rock, a psychological horror web series based on the stories of Stephen King. The series premiered on Hulu in July 2018 and is going strong.
Jacobs has not neglected his music roots. A piano and guitar player, he wrote and produced the song “Losers” which was part of the “IT Movie Playlist” on Spotify, additionally, Jacobs whose genre is R n B and hip-hop hopes to release music in the near future.
What’s His Net Worth?
Chosen Jacobs’ career is still fairly young, thus his net worth is yet to be determined, however, with a handful of successful roles already, Jacobs’ bank account should be looking quite pretty. It grossed a whopping $700 million from a mere $35 million budget. With those huge figures, Jacobs definitely got his paycheck in 6 figures, thus it’s fair to assume that Chosen Jacobs is a millionaire.
Chosen Jacobs’ Mom and Family
Chosen Jacobs is fairly new to the spotlight, thus not a lot of details about his personal life are readily available. That said, one family member that Jacobs has been obviously so fond of is his mother.
In a few of his interviews, Jacobs has revealed how his mom has been one of his biggest supporters since he was a kid. She got him enrolled in theater classes and relocated the family from Atlanta to Los Angeles to better her son’s chance at a successful show business career.
Jacobs has photos of her scattered on his Instagram page with accompanying captions where he professes his love for her. From her looks, Jacobs’ mom is pretty young. Though he barely speaks of his father, Jacobs has said that he named him “Chosen” after he thought he overheard an Asian baby saying a word that sounded like “Chosen”. Jacobs’ family includes a sister. He revealed to BET that he has family back in Massachusetts where he was born.
Within a short time in the limelight, Jacobs’ body has already undergone some obvious changes. He seems to be building some muscles. The actor stands at 5 feet 7 inches, and at over 18 years old, chances are that he may never grow taller.