Jacksepticeye’s real name is Sean William McLoughlin, he is a 31 year old Irish YouTuber born on the 7th of February 1990. The youngest of his parents’ five children, the YouTuber was raised in County Offaly where he picked up his “Jack Septic Eye” nickname following an eye injury he sustained during a football game.
Before he embraced being a content creator, Jacksepticeye tried his hands in music as a drummer for a metalcore band called Raised to the Ground. He even dropped an extended play titled Risen from the Ashes with the band in 2009. While he created his YouTube channel in February 2007, he did not upload any video there until November 2012. The following year, he gained some popularity in the platform after PewDiePie named him in one of his videos. Jacksepticeye’s channel soon became very popular for his comedic Let’s Play series and he commands over 27.2 million subscribers with more than 14.2 billion views as of June 2021. With his fame came a quest to know more about the YouTuber; from his family background to his personal life, wealth, and other things as trivial as his height.
Jacksepticeye’s Height Compared To The Average Height Of An Irish Man
Citizens of Ireland are counted amongst the tallest people in the world. According to a study published on eLife, Irish men and women have gotten taller over the years. It is said that the average height for Irish men back in 1914 was 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm). Today, an average citizen of the European nation stands at 5 feet 7.72 inches (172 cm). The average Irishwoman is 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm) in height whereas the average Irishman is 5 feet 10.44 inches (179 cm) tall. As the YouTuber is 5 feet 8 inches (173 cm) tall, it means that while he is slightly taller than the average person in his country, most men from Ireland are at least 6 cm taller than him.
True, Jacksepticeye is only of average height in his country and might be considered a short fellow compared to men in Central Asia and some European nations. Regardless, he would stand above men from South Asia and some parts of Africa. Apart from Timor, a country in Southeast Asia where you would find the shortest men in the world, the YouTuber is significantly taller than most men from countries like Madagascar, Laos, The Philippines, Nepal, Yemen, Bangladesh, Guatemala, and The Marshall Islands. On average, men from these countries stand below 5 feet 2 inches (157 cm).
To the best of our knowledge, Jacksepticeye’s height has been inconsequential to his career. One cannot claim it has helped his career just as it is hard to think of how it has affected what he does for a living in any negative way. His YouTube career continues to grow and the fame and wealth he has gained from it have afforded him the capability to diversify. He launched his Top of the Mornin Coffee company in 2020 and co-owns a clothing line called Cloak with Markiplier, a fellow YouTuber.
How Tall Is Jacksepticeye Compared With Other YouTubers?
Although the average height for YouTubers is yet to be determined, we can confirm that Jacksepticeye isn’t the shortest YouTuber out there. At his height of 5 feet 8 inches, he towers above YouTubers like Big Nik and Dwarf Mamba. With over 1.03 million subscribers and more than 71.3 million views at the moment, Big Nik is an American social media personality born in Boca Raton, Florida. He was a member of David Dobrik’s Vlog Squad but suddenly stopped featuring on Dobrik’s channel and would later explain that he had to leave because David Dobrik wouldn’t stop making fun of his height. Big Nik has dwarfism and is only 3 feet 9 inches (119 cm) tall.
Dwarf Mamba also has dwarfism. His real name is Evan Eckenrode and he was born in Smithsburg, Maryland, United States. Known for his collaborations with Logan Paul, Dwarf Mamba has accumulated over 2.32 million subscribers on his channel with more than 113.4 million views. He stands at 4 feet 2 inches (128 cm). Apart from YouTubers with dwarfism, Jacksepticeye is taller than other YouTubers like Tim Dessaint (5 feet 7 inches; 170 cm), Aaron Marino (5 feet 6 inches; 168 cm), Alpha Destiny (5 feet 5 inches; 165 cm), and Jeff Nippard (5 feet 5 inches; 165 cm).
Many YouTubers are also taller than Jacksepticeye. He would have to look up to BigBeau Brown who has been described in some quarters as the tallest YouTuber; he is 7 feet 1 inch (216 cm) tall. Apart from him, below is a list of random YouTubers taller than Jacksepticeye.
- Kristopher London – 6 feet 10 inches (208 cm)
- Dr. Disrespect – 6 feet 8 inches (203 cm)
- Brian Shaw – 6 feet 8 inches (203 cm)
- FaZe Nikan – 6 feet 8 inches (203 cm)
- Taras Kulakov – 6 feet 7 inches (201 cm)
- Seth Everman – 6 feet 7 inches (201 cm)
- Bazza Gazza – 6 feet 7 inches (201 cm)
- Rhett McLaughlin – 6 feet 7 inches (201 cm)
Jacksepticeye’s Height Compared To That Of Markiplier
Markiplier is one of the acts often associated with Jacksepticeye. He is an American YouTuber known for his animated parodies, comedy sketches, and hilarious gaming videos. Markiplier has 29.4 million subscribers at the moment with over 15.8 billion views. The YouTubers are almost of the same height. While Jacksepticeye’s height is 5 feet 8 inches, Markiplier’s is said to be anywhere from 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches.
Another thing Markiplier and Jacksepticeye have in common is using their platforms to raise funds for various charities. It is claimed that the latter has raised as much as $6 million from his charity live streams. For the Red Nose Day campaign, he raised over $1.4 million in about 10 hours sometime in December 2020. Earlier that year, he raised more than $650,000 in 12 hours for COVID-19 relief funds. Jacksepticeye and Markiplier also own a clothing line called Cloak.
Who Is Taller Between Jacksepticeye and Pewdiepie?
PewDiePie is a Swedish YouTuber and arguably the most successful in the business. He has always been counted amongst those with the highest number of subscribers. As of June 2021, his major channel (PewDiePie) has 110 million subscribers with over 27.4 billion views. With the prestigious status he has attained as a YouTuber, PewDiePie has helped several content creators gain the attention they need for their channels to thrive. All he needs to do is to shout out to the creator in one of his videos.
Jacksepticeye is one of the YouTubers who benefitted from being recognized by PewDiePie. After the Swedish YouTuber mentioned his Irish counterpart in a 2013 video, the latter’s channel soared from 2,500 subscribers to 15,000 within four days. Jacksepticeye and PewDiePie later became friends and have collaborated multiple times. PewDiePie is believed to be slightly taller than Jacksepticeye. The Swedish YouTuber insists he is 5 feet 11 inches (180 cm) but several sources claim his actual height is 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm).