15 Best Jacksepticeye Facts You Never Knew
Check out our 15 fun facts all about Youtuber and gamer and all round entrepreneur Jacksepticeye and his antics! How many of them did you already know?
How much do you know about Irish Youtuber and gamer Jacksepticeye? From his new business ventures to the odd place he used to live, check out these 15 best facts all about Seán McLoughlin, aka Jacksepticeye!
Jacksepticeye was born on 9th February in County Offaly in Ireland, where he also grew up. He’s also lived in Athlone and Brighton, where he is now!
He has his own coffee company
Sean’s obviously a big coffee fan, because in 2020, Sean released his own coffee brand, aptly named ‘Top of the mornin’. Even better, he donated 10,000 meals to help combat world hunger with the first 10,000 orders. Well done Sean!
He’s gamed with Ryan Reynolds
As a famous YouTuber, it’s no surprised that JackSepticEye has rubbed shoulders with celebs, no less than Ryan Reynolds in this case! JackSepticEye played the Deadpool game with Reynolds to help celebrate the release of Deadpool 2. Well who else would you play Deadpool with?
He comes from a big family
Jack is the youngest of 5 children and never intended to become a YouTuber – he actually did a degree in Hotel Management. Luckily, he started gaming and ended up somewhere totally different!
His name comes from an injury
Sean has had the name JackSepticEye even before he was gaming. ‘Jack’ was a childhood nickname, and the septic eye part comes from an injury during a football match! Now you know!
He’s a drummer
Jack is a skilled drummer and used to play in a metalcore band called Raised to the Ground. They even released an EP in 2009! Maybe he’ll release more music in the future? Watch this space!
He started posting videos in 2012
Sean actually joined YouTube way back in 2007, but didn’t start uploading his gameplay videos until 2012. Since then, he’s gone from strength to strength, at one point uploading two videos PER DAY! Wow, that’s dedication!
He has over 27 million subscribers
He went from 2.5k to 15k in just a few days after a mention in another YouTuber’s videos, and now has over 27 million viewers! Wow! He his his first million in 2014, and it only took him two more years to get to 10 million!
He’s friends with lots of other YouTubers
Some of the other YouTubers JackSepticEye is associated with include Game Grumps, Egoraptor, Emma Blackery and Cr1TiKaL among many others.
He’s allergic to cats
JackSepticEye has admitted to being allergic to cats – however, since living with his girlfriend’s cat, Big Boss (BB), he says he’s been able to get over it! Hooray!
He’s done loads for charity
As well as donating to food programmes, Sean has also hosted lots of charity livestreams to raise money for various causes, using his huge platform to raise awareness for causes like Covid, Red Nose Day and mental health.
He is worth over £10 million
Jacksepticeye has managed to make over £10 million from his channel since starting it way back in 2012, making him one of the wealthiest YouTubers. He’s been featured in RTE’s rich list as well as their ’30 under 30′
He used to live in a cabin
For a while, JackSepticEye lived in a wood cabin next to his parents house. However, Wifi and internet connections weren’t great, which led him to move, as without the internet, he wouldn’t be able to stream!
He’s had over 12 billion views
Sean’s racked up a LOT of views since he started – over 12 billion to be precise, and he had already reached 1 billion by 2015!
He once died his hair green
If you’ve seen JackSepticEye with green hair, you might have wondered what was behind this bold style choice. The answer? For charity! He told his followers that if they raised a certain amount for charity, he would dye his hair, and he kept his word! We think it looks great!