Who is Jacob Elordi?
Jacob Elordi is an Australian actor best known for his role in the Netflix film ‘The Kissing Booth’ as Noah Flynn. He showed his keen interest in acting and began acting during his school years and participated in many stage shows. His initial acting projects was a musical called ‘Seussical,’ where he played the role of Cat in the Hat and sang for his part too. As he grew up his love for acting increased more. He was highly inspired by Heath Ledger, another Australian actor who had already made his mark in Hollywood. So, in 2017 he made his big-screen debut with a small role in the film ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.’ He came in limelight when he did ‘The Kissing Booth’ as Noah Flynn.
|Full Name||Jacob Elordi|
|Birth Date||June 26, 1997|
|Birth Place||Brisbane, Australia|
|Sisters||Isabella and Jalynn|
|Height||6 feet 4 inches (1.93m/193cm)|
|Weight||86 kgs (190lbs)|
|Net Worth||$1 million|
Jacob Elordi was born on June 26, 1997, in Brisbane, Australia. He was born to father John Elordi and to mother Melissa Elordi. He grew up with two sisters, Isabella and Jalynn. Currently, he is 23 years old and his birth sign is Cancer.
Nationality and Physical Stats
Jacob Elordi holds an Australian nationality. He is a devoted Christian and is of Spanish descent. Besides, he stands 6 feet 4 inches (1.93m/193cm) tall and weighs around 86 kgs (190lbs). He has a mesomorph body type. He has a pair of brown eyes and brown hair colored which makes him look even more handsome.
Early Life/ Education
Jacob Elordi attended St Josepha Nudge College from where he started his actual training in acting. Apart from being active in sports and extracurricular activities, Jacob was also a film lover. He also played rugby; a sport that helped him maintain a certain fitness level. During his school days, he continued to pursue acting alongside academics. He was interested in many aspects of art and also did some photography in high school. He was also featured in the school’s play. His first act in his school was for the musical ‘Seussical,’ which featured him as Cat in the Hat. By the time he was in college, he had started auditioning for full-fledged acting roles. He bagged a few roles but did not find anything concrete.
As a child, he idolized Australian actor Heath Ledger. Other Australian actors such as Hugh Jackman and Nicole Kidman were already making their mark in Hollywood, and Jacob decided that he wanted to follow in their footsteps.
Jacob Elordi is a socially active young man. He is fiercely vocal about his discontentment with the present gun laws in America. He has often been photographed protesting against the laws. Jacob also supports many other causes. Talking about his love life, he dated his co-actress Joey King from the film ‘The Kissing Booth’. Currently, there are rumors of him dating actress Zendaya.
Jacob Elordi is an active social media user. His Instagram account (@jacobelordi) has 6.5 million followers. He does not have an official Twitter handle and his Facebook page which is not verified yet has more than 342 thousand followers and more than 281 thousand likes.
Jacob Elordi’s professional acting career began in 2015 with a short film titled ‘Carpe Liam.’ The film featured him in the titular role of ‘Liam.’ He then appeared in another short film, ‘Max & Iosefa’ where he played the lead role of Max. He also developed an interest in other aspects of filmmaking and worked as a writer for the film. He did not wish to limit himself to acting and believed there was a bigger artistic side to his personality. Similarly, in 2017 he appeared in a small uncredited role as St. Martins Marine in the film ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’.
The film was a major success, and Jacob learned a lot on the sets of the film. The same year Jacob auditioned and bagged the supporting role of Rooster in the comedy-drama ‘Swinging Safari.’ The film starred reputed actors such as Kylie Minogue and Guy Pearce as the main lead which was a critical success. Also, the film turned out to be a box office hit. Jacob came in limelight when he did the Netflix film ‘The Kissing Booth’ in 2018. After that film, his career took off in a different way receiving offers for many lead roles.
Furthermore, in 2019 he played a pivotal role in the film ‘The Mortuary Collection’ which is an American horror anthology film written by Ryan Spindell where he played the role of ‘Jake.’ Likewise, he also appeared in the ‘HBO’ series ‘Euphoria’ as the main role of Nate Jacobs in 2019 which is still running. This TV series is based on an Israeli series of the same name, ‘Euphoria’ that follows the lives of a few high-school teenagers as they experiment with sex, drugs, love, and friendship.
The Kissing Booth
Jacob Elordi received his breakthrough moment when he did ‘The Kissing Booth’ American teen romantic comedy film written and directed by Vince Marcello, based on the novel of the same name by Beth Reekles in 2018. He auditioned for a role and was selected for the role of Noah Flynn the main love interest of the leading lady in the film. It stared Joey King, Joel Courtney, and Molly Ringwald. The film released on Netflix on May 11, 2018, and was immensely appreciated. Although critics did not seem to like the film a lot, it still managed to touch new milestones of success for Netflix.
Jacob became an overnight star following the release and success of the film. His social-media following soared, and he became a national hero. Soon, Jacob started receiving offers for lead roles in films and TV series.
Jacob Elordi won STAR Meter Award in the category of Breakout Star in 2018.
Jacob Elordi started his career in the entertainment industry. He gained name, fame, and popularity from his movie ‘The Kissing Booth.’ Along with that, he is also able to earn a handsome amount of money. As of 2020, his net worth is estimated at $1 million.