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Jacob Collier Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Jacob Moriarty
Place Of Birth
London, UK
29 years old
Birth Date
August 2 1994

Jacob Collier Facts

Child Star?
Musician, Producer
Education & Qualifications
"Mill Hill County High School "
Net Worth
Suzie Collier, Patrick Moriarty

About Jacob Collier

The artistic ability of Jacob Collier is incomparable and difficult to classify.

His unique way of fusing Jazz with A-Capella singing and adding electronic and classical music to create a sound of his own is marvelous. He gained fame by covering the songs of Stevie Wonder.

He has self-taught several musical instruments like double bass, piano, guitar, mandolin, ukulele, harpejji, drums, and melodica.

Jacob Collier was born to Patrick Moriarty and Susan Collier. His first album was created in the music room of his family home in London, England. Jacob Collier won appreciation for his role of Tiny Tim in an adaptation of 'A Christmas Carol.' He collaborated with Cory Henry to perform with Jules Buckley and Metropole Orkest at the North Sea Jazz Festival. He spent his early life in London, England.

Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Jacob Collier's net worth?

Jacob's Net worth ranges from $2.5 million.

How much does Jacob Collier earn per year?

Details on the annual income of Jacob Collier are unknown.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Jacob Collier?

Jacob Collier is 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) tall.

How old is Jacob Collier?

On August 2, 2022, Jacob Colliers is 28 years old. He was born in London, England.

Childhood And Education

Jacob Collier, also known as Jacob Moriarty, was born on August 2, 1994, in north London to Suzie Collier and Patrick Moriarty. Suzie Collier is a conductor, violinist, and professor at the Junior Academy of the Royal Academy of Music. Derek Collier is Jacob Collier's maternal grandfather, a violinist who taught at the Royal Academy and has performed worldwide while touring with orchestras. Jacob Collier's maternal grandmother Lila Wong was Chinese; therefore, Jacob Collier is a part of Chinese descent.

Jacob went to Mill Hill County High School in North London and Purcell School for Young Musicians in Bushey, Hertfordshire.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Jacob Collier dating?

As of July 2022, Jacob Collier is single.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

In 2013, he uploaded a multi-instrumental rendition of Stevie Wonder's song 'Don't you worry bout a Thing,' garnering millions of views.

All this YouTube fame attracted Quincy Jones, a songwriter, musician, record producer, composer, etc.

Jacob Collier was also approached by Ben Bloomberg, a research student at the MIT Media Lab, to create musical hardware and software for live performances. Together they built a live multimedia experience.

In 2015, Jacob Collier toured Europe and the US performing live shows using a very complex musical instrument designed by William Young and Louis Mustill, who are engineers and artists.

After a few weeks, Jacob Collier opened for Chick Corea and Hancock at the Montreux Jazz Festival 2015.

In July of the same year, Dr. Dre's Beats approached Jacob Collier to provide music for 'The Game Starts Here' for the Rugby World Cup campaign. Jacob Collier recorded an acapella version for this commercial for the 'Jerusalem' hymn.

On July 1, 2016, Jacob Collier released his debut album 'In My Room' through Membran Entertainment Group.

What awards has Jacob Collier won?

In 2017, he won Grammy Awards for his arrangements of 'Flintstones' and 'You and I.'

He won another Grammy for 'All Night Long' from Jesse Vol. 1 and 'Moon River' from Jesse Vol. 2.

He won the third Grammy for 'He Won't Hold You' from Jesse Vol. 3 in 2021.

Other Interesting Jacob Collier Facts And Trivia

  • At age 10, in 2004, Jacob Collier played Tiny Tim in the movie 'A Christmas Carol.'
  • Jacob Collier was a treble singer in The Magic Flute, where he played one of the three boys.
  • Jacob Collier was awarded the ABRSM gold medal for achieving the highest marks in the country in 2008 for his grade eighth singing result.

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