Jacob Elordi is an Australian Actor best known for his roles in “The Kissing Booth” a Netflix teen film franchise and “Euphoria” an HBO series. His first appearance in a Hollywood film was an extra in “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” while his first acting role was that of Rooster in the 2018 Australian film “Swinging Safari”.
Jacob Elordi was born on June 26th, 1997 in Brisbane Australia to parents John and Melissa Elordi. He has two sisters namely Isabella and Jalynn. Jacob was a big fan of films growing up and he was also very active in sports and other extracurricular activities.
Australian actor Heath Ledger was his idol when he was a child. His decision to pursue a career as a Hollywood actor was however influenced by other Australian actors like Hugh Jackman and Nicole Kidman who were establishing themselves in Hollywood at the time. This pushed him to perform in theatrical products that were organized at his school so as to develop his acting skills.
During his early years he was very interested in art and even did photography in high school. After high school he joined St Joseph’s Nudge college to study acting and graduated a few years later. During his time in college, he began auditioning for roles in several films but never found anything concrete. This self-drive actually made him a good actor and he landed his first acting role as Cat in the Hat in the musical “Seussical”.
Jacob began his professional career when he featured in the film “Carpe Liam” as Liam. After this he appeared in another short film “Max and Losefa” in a titular role. It is during his time in “Max and Losefa” that he developed interest in other aspects of making films and as a result he worked as a writer on the film.
In 2017, Elordi played a small uncredited role in the film “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”. The film was a major success and the actor claims that he learned a lot from the sets in the film. During this same year he auditioned for and got a role in the comedy “Swinging Safari” as Rooster. Highly reputable actors such as Kylie Minogue and Guy Pearce starred in the film and it was a huge success critically and a hit in Box Office. The actor then moved to Los Angeles and while living there he auditioned for the role of Noah Flynn, a love interest of the leading actress in “The Kissing Booth” which he landed.
Following the success of “The Kissing Booth”, Jacob became a star and a national hero back in his home country of Australia, he also gained a large social media following as a result. This success opened the door for him and he started receiving numerous offers to perform in films and TV series.
In 2019 Elordi played the role of Jake in the film “The Mortuary Collection”. He has also played as Chris in the 2020 romantic drama “2 Hearts” and is a star in the HBO series “Euphoria” about the lives of a few high-school teenagers as they experiment with sex, drugs, love, and friendship. In this series he plays the role of Nate Jacobs, a high school athlete. He has also featured in the TV series “The Bend”.
Jacob has been involved in a few romantic relationships though he is not married. He is known to have dated Joey King with whom he appeared with in “The Kissing Booth” from 2017 but they separated two years later.
He also was said to be dating Zendaya, a co-star in “Euphoria” from 2019 after the two were spotted together in Sydney, Australia but they also went their separate ways and he is currently dating Kaia Gerber who is a model.
Jacob Elordi Net Worth
Currently Elordi has an estimated net worth of $ 1 million. Over the five years that Jacob has been in the film industry he has managed to earn himself quite a fortune mainly through acting. Apart from acting Jacob has also featured in the covers of several magazines such as GQ Australia, US Weekly and the Fashion Magazine. The actor also earns a reported salary of around $56,000 per year.