Irish YouTube Star and Online Gamer
Jacksepticeye is an Irish YouTube who is best-loved for his 'let’s play' and game review videos.
Seán William McLoughlin, better known by his pseudonym Jacksepticeye started his YouTube career in 2012. He started posting playthroughs of major game titles as well as highlights and soon garnered a small but dedicated online following. Also proving popular amongst other well-known online gamers, Jack was soon spotted by gaming starPewdiepie. Impressed with his work, Pewdiepie mentioned Jack in one of his videos and soon thousands of gaming fans flocked to his YouTube channel. With the backing of top gaming influencers, Jack shot up through the YouTube ranks. Today he is one of the country's biggest YouTube personalities with over 20.5 million subscribers and more than 10 billion total views.
Dedicated to keeping his fans happy, Jack has continued to expand the scope of his video content; now playing everything from indie titles to AAA games. One of Jack’s most popular genres is horror in which his fans watch him scare himself while playing terrifying games. The hilarious reactions have proven successful for several gaming influencers and become a staple of the let’s play theme.
Jack has taken his gameplay and commentating on the road with tours of Europe and the United States on the How Did We Get Here tour. He also signed a multi-year deal with the popular game streaming website, Twitch.
Jack’s lifestyle may seem busy but he keeps up to date with his fans through his various social media channels. His Instagram feed is filled with candid selfies, silly photos and snaps with celebs. With his open approach, fans love his authenticity and remain dedicated to following his every move.
In 2021, there is expected to be 2725 million video gamers worldwide.