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American actor, musician, and singer Chosen Jacobs are best known for playing Mike Hanlon in the supernatural horror movie “It” and Will Grover in the action-packed police procedural television series “Hawaii Five-0.” He began by singing and playing the guitar, piano, and other instruments. He started singing professionally at the age of 6 with the “Georgia Boys Choir.” He started acting after his mother enrolled him in theater classes. He took the stage in productions of “Hairspray,” “Into the Woods,” and “The King and I.” He relocated to Los Angeles at the age of 13 in order to advance his acting career in Hollywood. His acting credits also include the television shows “Hawaii Five-0,” “American Woman,” and “Castle Rock,” as well as the movies “Hooky,” “Cops and Robbers,” and “It.” His short film “Remnants” won the “Best Supporting Actor in a Movie” award at the “Endless Mountains Film Festival.”

Early Childhood & Life

On July 1, 2001, he was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, in the US. He belongs to the African American race. His family history and educational background are not well known. His sister exists. He was reared in Atlanta because his family moved there when he was still a little child.
After hearing an Asian baby say something that sounded like “Chosen,” his father gave him the name “Chosen.” Jacobs claims that whenever he and his mother argue, she retorts, “Act like the chosen child I chose you to be!”

Career of Chosen Jacobs

Jacobs entered the entertainment industry as a musician; in addition to singing, he also played the guitar and keyboard. He began singing with the “Georgia Boys Choir” at the age of six. He has participated in a number of concerts, both domestically and abroad.

His interest in acting first emerged after his mother enrolled him in theater school. He started performing when he was ten years old, playing a variety of roles in productions like “Hairspray,” “Into the Woods,” and “The King and I.”

He played his first on-screen character in a “Hot Wheels” commercial. In order to advance his acting and music careers, he moved to Los Angeles in 2015 with his mother and sister.

In the sixth season of the well-known American action police procedural television series “Hawaii Five-0,” he was cast in a recurring role as Will Grover. One of Jacobs’ greatest performances to date, and one that has garnered him many admirers, is that of Will Grover, the sweet and clever adolescent son of Lou Grover. He has appeared in 7 episodes of the series so far.

He portrayed Bradley in the 2016 movie “Hooky” and George in the short drama “Remnants,” which was written and directed by A. Plancher. At the ‘Endless Mountains Film Festival’ that same year, his performance in the latter won him the ‘Best Supporting Actor in a Movie’ honor.

He displayed his acting prowess in the American supernatural horror film “It,” which stars Jaeden Lieberher and Bill Skarsgrd, as Mike Hanlon, an African-American outsider, and student at a home school. The movie was a reimagining of Stephen King’s 1986 novel of the same name. The movie “It,” which was directed by Andy Muschietti, had its world debut on September 5, 2017, at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, and went on sale to theaters on September 8, 2017. With a $35 million production budget, it went on to become a phenomenal smash, earning a total of $700.4 million worldwide. Also featured on Spotify’s “IT Movie Playlist” is a song by Jacobs named “Losers,” which he wrote and produced.

With Jaeden Lieberher, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Jack Dylan Grazer, Finn Wolfhard, Wyatt Oleff, and Sophia Lillis, Jacobs earned the ‘Best On-Screen Team’ honor at the ‘MTV Movie Awards’ on June 18, 2018, for their work in the film ‘It.’

Jacobs played the young Michael in the Cops and robbers action movie from December 2017.
On July 19, 2018, he had a brief appearance as William in a single episode of the comedy series “American Woman,” which was based on the early years of American actress, television personality, memoirist, socialite, and philanthropist Kyle Richards. The episode was titled “The Heat Wave.”

He plays Wendell Deaver, a recurring character, in the psychological horror web series “Castle Rock,” which debuted on Hulu on July 25, 2018.

In the supernatural horror movie “It: Chapter Two,” which is a sequel to “It,” American actor Isaiah Mustafa will portray the character’s older self, while Jacobs will reprise his previous portrayal of Mike Hanlon in flashback scenes. The movie is slated to debut on September 6, 2019.

He likes to sing and play the guitar and piano simultaneously. He enjoys doing performances in a variety of settings, including coffee shops, in Atlanta. Jacobs spends time writing songs and producing them in the studio when she isn’t acting or playing music live.

Individual Life of Chosen Jacobs

He learns Mandarin and French.
His sister and best pal Bestie are known to be close to him. On his Instagram account, “chosenjacobs,” which has over 750 K followers, he frequently posts images with them. He is also very active on Facebook and Twitter, among other social media sites.

Jacobs has a lot of sympathy for those who are less fortunate. He provides food for the hungry and actively participates in social organizations in Los Angeles and Atlanta.
Jacobs, a lover of Marvel, desires to play a Marvel character on TV. His dream role is to portray Muhammad Ali. His preferred cartoon character is the young ninja Naruto Uzumaki.

Chosen Jacobs Net Worth

Chosen Jacobs is one of the wealthiest and most well-liked actors in movies. Our research of Wikipedia, Forbes, and Business Insider revealed that Chosen Jacobs has a net worth of $5 million.