Karl Jacobs Net Worth YouTuber (Updated 2022)

What is Karl Jacobs’ Net Worth?

Net Worth$3.8 Million
Date of BirthJuly 19, 1998 
Age22 Years Old
Birth PlaceUnited States of America
OccupationYoutuber, Twitch Streamer, Content Creator
Last Updated2022

Karl Jacobs is formerly known as GamerBoyKarl. He is an American Youtuber, Twitch Streamer, gamer, and content creator. As of 2022, he has generated an estimated net worth of $3.8 million. He is best known for uploading content related to Minecraft. 

Karl Jacobs is a college dropout who hacked Mr. Beast’s videos to become the number one streamer on twitch in just a matter of months.

He has gained 3.3 million followers on Twitch, 3.52 million followers on YouTube, and 3.8 million followers on Instagram. He has played for many gaming teams including Renegades, Cloud9, Team Liquid, and Luminosity Gaming

Would you like to know everything about him? 

What is his source of income and how does he spend it? How exactly did he gain his popularity in such a short time?

Let’s dive in, and gain some valuable lessons from Karl Jacobs’ success story.

Karl Jacobs Early Life & Education

Karl Jacobs took birth on July 19, 1998, in North Carolina. At the very little age of 5, he was diagnosed with ADHD. Karl graduated in 2016 from Fort Dorchester High School. He mentioned in an interview with Colin and Samir that he was obsessed with video games from the beginning.

He started working as a salesman at Starlite Gaming and attended Portland Community College. Where he studied multimedia for two years. He then dropped out five weeks before graduation when he got a job offer from CJ, Jimmy Donaldson’s aka Mr. Beasts‘ brother.

Karl Jacobs Career

In an interview with Colin and Samir, he revealed that he used everything he had saved up from streaming for two years to move to North Carolina and work as an editor for Mr. Bro’s YouTube channel.

But when CJ’s channel took a break, Karl shifted to MrBeast‘s channel as an editor shortly after which he rose in the ranks and became a cameraman. Here’s where his first opportunity arrived when he was given a minor role in a Mr. Beast’s video called “Hide and seek” where he finished second. He became a member of the crew.

He started streaming on Twitch while working with Mr. Beast. After filming 8 am to 10 pm for Mr. Beast. At the end of the day, he goes live on Twitch. Karl and Dream got along well, and Karl was invited by Dream to the “Dream SMP” (invite-only Minecraft Server).

Being invited into Dream SMP was the biggest endorsement Karl could get, as it would boost his viewership. He has an online gaming community called “Karl X-factor”. 

Karl Jacobs Twitch Career

Karl Jacobs started streaming on September 11, 2017. On his very first stream, he had 9 average viewers according to Twitch tracker, but now he streams at least once a month and gets more than a thousand views per stream. He makes around $43,001 per month from Twitch. 

Karl Jacobs YouTube Career

Karl Jacobs got his big break in the first video by MrBro, titled “Last to leave Halloween Candy Wins $10,000 Challenge” where he often worked offscreen as a cameraman and editor.

In 2020 Karl started his own Youtube channel where he makes a video per week and has 3.52 million subscribers. He makes around $24,001 per month from Youtube.

Karl Jacobs Personal Life

He hasn’t revealed anything about his girlfriend or wife. He has two siblings, his sister Corry and a brother called Sean.

How Does Karl Jacobs Make His Money?

 Here are some of Karl Jacobs’ major sources of income.

  • Earnings as a Twitch Streamer
  • Ads and Donations on Twitch
  • Earnings as a Youtuber
  • Earnings from Online Merch with Mr. Beast

Karl makes his money from various other methods like selling merchandise where he gets $720,000 from merch sales. He also earns some money by working with MrBeast and his sponsorships.

Karl Jacobs receives money from advertisements displayed on his twitch stream which can be estimated to be around $2 per 1000 views. Karl also accepts Twitch Bits and external donations from fans.

Karl Jacobs Social Media Accounts

Karl Jacobs Biography/Wikipedia

Full name / Real NameKarl Jacobs
Professional NameKarl Jacobs, GamerBoyKarl
Birth DateJuly 19, 1998
Age22 years old
Height1.80 m, 5 feet 11 inches
Weight55 kg  (in kilograms) 121 lb (in pounds)
Marital StatusNot Married
Worth/salary / Income:$3.8 million
ProfessionTwitch Streamer, Youtuber

Quotes By Karl Jacobs

“You have to wait for luck to happen and then you have to take advantage of the opportunity when it comes up..like you have to put yourself into spots where you’re going to get lucky”.

Karl Jacobs

“I don’t want any year to feel like a squeal year, I want every single year to feel like I did something crazy that year like I did something different”.

Karl Jacobs

Facts About Karl Jacobs

  • He is also the shortest member of the Mr. Beast crew.
  • He is scared of dogs and loves cats. He has a cat named Grey.
  • He was a bright kid in school and had good credit scores. Throughout his high school career, he led the debate team and started a gaming club.


Karl Jacobs is an American YouTuber, Professional Streamer, and gamer. His dedication towards streaming has helped him become one of the most talked about streamers. His example is one we can all learn something from.

Hope you got inspired by the journey of Karl Jacobs: a college dropout to one of the number 1 streamers on Twitch.


Frequently Asked Questions

These are some of the frequently asked questions of Karl Jacobs such as biography, age, height, weight, wife, etc…!

What is Karl Jacobs’ age?

Karl Jacobs was born on July 19, 1998, which means he’s currently 22 years old.

How much does Karl Jacobs make?

As mentioned above, Karl Jacobs is estimated to earn around $1 to $3 million per year. This is an estimated number and it is bound to go up with his growing popularity. 

How Tall Is Karl Jacobs?

Karl Jacobs height is 1.80 m, 5 feet 11 inches. 

Does Karl Have ADHD?

Karl Jacobs opened up on one of his streams that he has ADHD, and he was diagnosed at the age of 5.

How did Karl Jacobs get famous?

Karl Jacobs gained his popularity when he started appearing in various videos by Mr.Beast.

Is Karl still with Mr. Beast?

In an interview, Karl opened up about the rumors of Mr. Beast firing him to which he said that he doesn’t have any plans on leaving Mr. Beast and that the two are very good friends.

Please Note: This is not the exact net worth of Karl Jacobs. It is the estimated value collected from various high authority web sources.

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