How Old Is Jacob Hopkins? His Age, Dating, Movies, Height, Family, Facts

Published Date: 31 Aug, 2021 Updated date: 31 Aug, 2021 By Phil

Jacob Hopkins was once rumored to be dating an American actress and voice actress, Merit Leighton. However, the rumor was soon pulled off the hype after some time.

Who is Jacob Hopkins dating? How old is he? Explore more about Jacob Hopkins age, movies, height, parents, family, and facts. 

Jacob Hopkins is an American actor who is known for his works in numerous TV shows and short movies. His most recognizable performance was on True Blood.

Jacob Hopkins Bio & Family: Age, Parents, Brother, Ethnicity, Height

The 19-years-old actor was born as Jacob Turner Hopkins on 4 March 2002, in San Francisco, California. With American nationality, Jacob holds white ethnicity. Likewise, his birth sign is Pisces.

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Jacob’s family includes his parents, Gerald Hopkins and Debra Hopkins, and his brother named Gerald Hopkins. Jacobs completed his high school education at John F. Kennedy High School in June 2020.

Standing tall at a height of 6 feet (1.83 meters), Jacob is currently pursuing his college education at the University of Arizona.

His Career & Net Worth: True Blood

Jacob made his acting debut at the age of 5 appearing on The Minis (2007). Three years later, he was seen as Billy in the American sitcom, How I Met Your Mother. His recognizable role came as Alexander Drew in the fantasy horror drama series, True Blood, in 2012.

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Jacob is currently portraying the character of Chad Kremp in the sitcom, The Goldbergs since 2013. His other short movies and TV works include The Amazing World of Gumball (2014-2017), Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life (2016), and Planeman (2018).

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The talented actor is set to appear in the upcoming sci-fi action comedy film, Free Guy. His net worth remains under review.

Is Jacob Hopkins Dating Merit Leighton?

A few years ago, there was the hype that Jacob and actress Merit Leighton were dating each other. The former even posted pictures of them sharing cozy moments together on his Instagram account.

Merit Leighton is the host of her YouTube channel named Kawaii Happii. She is known for the movies and TV shows like Alexa & Katie (2018-2020), Sofia the First (2012-2018), and A Tiger’s Tail (2014). She is the older sister of Marlowe Peyton.

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Nevertheless, the couple seems to have parted ways with one another as there are no recent pictures of them sharing the moments together.

Some Interesting Facts About Jacob Hopkins

  • Jacob won the 2016 Action on Film International Film Festival for Best Young Performer Male – Short for The Boy Who Cried Fish! (2016).
  • Jacob was signed on to voice the titular character in The Amazing World of Gumball in season 3 and replaced actor Logan Grove.
  • He is a huge fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
  • Jacob was discovered while tagging along with his dad to a talent agency as at the time his father was also into acting.
  • He is active on Instagram with over 46k followers.
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