Jack Met

#604
Most Popular
Boost

Birthday
Birthplace
New York City, New York
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday

Jack Met is a vocalist and multi-instrumentalist from the United States who is best known for playing in the indie pop group AJR. Jack is the youngest of the three brothers who make up the band. In their homeroom in Chelsea, Manhattan, Jack and his brothers Adam and Ryan began their musical careers by creating and recording their songs. The group wrote their famous ballad “Weak” after busking on the streets of New York City. This song was a huge success and gave Jack and his siblings a lot of popularity. Later, they managed to sell out the band’s U.S. headline tour and appeared as opening acts for artists like Demi Lovato. In addition to singing lead for ‘AJR,’ Jack Met also plays a variety of other instruments, including the guitar, drums, piano, trumpet, and ukulele.

Table of Contents

Early Childhood & Life

On August 16, 1997, in New York City, New York, the United States of America, Jack Evan Met was born. He attended the renowned ‘Professional Children’s School’ in New York City, which has produced numerous figures in the fields of acting, dancing, and music.

Jack had an early interest in music, much like his elder brothers. In actuality, he began his musical career with his siblings when he was just eight years old. The group first gave a street performance in New York City. Before being ordered to leave Central Park, they mainly sang cover versions of well-known songs.
Then Jack Met’s music career officially began when they were granted permission to play in Washington Square. Eventually, Jack and his siblings discovered a method for writing their music. Their parents gave their living room so the lads could record their music, which was a big assistance.

Jack and his brothers started making their music and released their debut track, “I’m Ready,” taking inspiration from artists like Jon Bellion, Kanye West, and Macklemore among others. When Jack’s brother Ryan emailed a link to their song “I’m Ready” to roughly 80 celebrities, the trio saw its biggest breakthrough. Sia, a well-known singer-songwriter, eventually heard the song and told her manager about it.

After being made available for purchase on August 22, 2013, “I’m Ready” quickly garnered popularity thanks to frequent airplay on “Sirius XM Radio.” The song’s official video was posted to Vevo on October 15, 2013.
The debut extended play by Jack and his brothers, titled “6foot1,” was released on December 20, 2013, and was eventually renamed “I’m Ready.” By 2014, Jack’s band AJR had gained notoriety thanks to the success of their single “I’m Ready,” which continued to draw thousands of listeners from across the country.

The second extended play by ‘AJR’, named ‘Infinity,’ was released on September 23, 2014, and it had five tracks. Although the band stated that their debut album would be released in 2014, the release date was postponed because the band intended to make some significant modifications to the album. On March 3, 2015, the band released its self-titled first album, which reached number 20 on the “Top Heatseekers” chart.

On September 16, 2016, “AJR” then issued their third extended play. ‘Weak,’ a track from the extended play ‘What Everyone’s Thinking,’ would go on to become one of the band’s most popular tracks.
The band’s ‘The Click’, their second studio album, was released on June 9, 2017. Along with popular songs like “Weak” and “Drama,” the album also included the song “Sober Up,” which was co-written and featured artist Rivers Cuomo.

Nearly all of Jack’s band’s songs have music videos featuring him in them. After the band’s mega-smash single, “Weak,” received its official music video, Jack made an appearance in a behind-the-scenes video of “Weak,” in which he was seen outlining the process the crew used to film the music video. Shane C. Drake’s short music video for “AJR: Weak” featuring Jack and his brothers was released in 2017.

Achievements of Jack Met

Jack’s band was recognized as an “Artist on the Rise” by CC Media Holdings just a few years after beginning their career in the mainstream.

On the ‘Next Big Sound’ music chart, their song, ‘I’m Ready,’ peaked at number one. The ‘Recording Industry Association of America’ (RIAA) and the ‘Australian Recording Industry Association’ (ARIA) awarded ‘I’m Ready,’ which was featured on the album ‘Living Room,’ a platinum certification.

The RIAA and ARIA awarded the band’s most popular song, “Weak,” platinum and gold certifications. ‘Belgian Entertainment Association’ (BEA) and ‘Music Canada’ (MC) both awarded their platinum certifications as a mark of distinction.

The RIAA awarded gold certification to their song “Sober Up,” which is from their album “The Click.” On the ‘Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles’ chart, the song reached its high at position 7.
‘AJR’ has created several well-received albums in addition to successful singles. Their album, “Living Room,” reached its peak position on the US “Top Heatseekers” chart at number 20. The Click, the group’s second studio album, peaked at number 61 on the Billboard 200.

I’m Ready, the band’s most well-known extended play, reached at number 32 on the “Top Heatseekers” chart. The peak position of their second extended play, “Infinity,” on the “Top Heatseekers” chart was number 36. On the Billboard 200, the song “What Everyone’s Thinking,” which was published on September 16, 2016, peaked at number 164.

Individual Life of Jack Met

Jack Met is active on several social media networks, including Twitter and Instagram. He has more than 47,000 followers on Instagram. He primarily posts images and videos of his band, but he also occasionally posts photos of his personal life. He is well-liked on Twitter, where he has more than 27,000 followers.

Jack Met has a strong affinity for animals, as evidenced by his social media posts. In and around New York, he is frequently spotted spending time with his pet dogs and other animals. Due to his tight relationship with his brothers, he also values time spent with them.

Jack Met is the band’s primary vocalist in addition to performing on guitar, melodica, drums, keyboards, ukulele, percussion, and trumpet. He is skilled in programming and synthesizers as well. Jack excels at playing tennis and ping pong when it comes to sports.

Jack Met Net Worth

Jack is among the wealthiest and most well-known guitarists. Jack Met’s net worth is $5 million, per our analysis of data from sources like Wikipedia, Forbes, and Business Insider.