|Jacob Anderson Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||June 18, 1990|
Jacob Anderson is a British actor, singer-songwriter, rapper, and record producer who has worked extensively both as an actor and singer. He has been cast in various TV shows like Outnumbered, Game of Thrones, Broadchurch, The Mimic, Casualty, Beaver Falls, and Injustice. Jacob also released his debut studio album, You’re a Man Now, Boy, in 2016. He has a strong fan base with over 500k followers on Instagram and more than 300k subscribers on YouTube.
Jacob Basil Anderson
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Actor, Singer-Songwriter, Rapper, Record Producer
- Father – James Anderson
- Siblings – Alfie Anderson (Older Brother)
- Others – Paul Anderson (Uncle) (Actor), Matan Inbar-Hansen (Younger Cousin)
Jacob Anderson is represented by –
- Independent Talent Group Ltd., Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom
- Principal Entertainment, Artist Management Company, West Hollywood, California, United States
- James Collingwood, Manager & Business Partner
Alternative R&B, Trip Hop, Power Pop
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
70 kg or 154 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Jacob Anderson has dated –
- Aisling Loftus (2011-Present) – Jacob and actress Aisling Loftus started dating in 2011. They have since been together and the duo got married in December 2018.
Race / Ethnicity
Multiracial (Black & White)
He is of African-Caribbean and English descent.
Dark Brown (Natural)
- Deep set eyes
- Sharp looks
Jacob Anderson’s music has been used in a couple of commercials and he has also either endorsed or promoted several brands like Bud Light UK and Belvedere Vodka.
Best Known For
- Appearing in a variety of TV shows like The Bill (2007) as Clayton Fortune, Casualty (2008) as Dom Parke, Injustice (2011) as Simon, Episodes (2012) as Kevin, The Mimic (2013-2014) as Steven Coombs, Game of Thrones (from 2013) as Grey Worm
- Having been cast in several movies including Chatroom (2010) as Si, Demons Never Die (2011) as Ricky, Offender (2012) as Patrick, and Overlord (2018) as Duncan
He released his debut studio album, You’re a Man Now, Boy, in February 2016 via Columbia Records.
He made his theatrical film debut as Omen in the crime drama film, Adulthood, in 2008.
First TV Show
Jacob Anderson made his first TV show appearance as Ryan Garvey in the medical drama show, Doctors, in 2007.
First Web Show
He made his first web show appearance on Chicken Shop Date in 2016.
Jacob Anderson Facts
- He grew up in Bristol, England and at the age of 17, he relocated to London to focus on his career as a musician.
- ‘Raleigh Ritchie’ is his musical alias.
- As a kid, he used to be shy. Even now, before performing onstage, he gets a bit nervous.
- He has a dog named Larry.
- He has had issues with his mental health.
- He considers Erykah Badu, David Bowie, Jill Scott, The Smiths, and Stevie Wonder as his musical influences.
- He was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for his role as Grey Worm in Game of Thrones in 2015 and 2017.
- He aspires to have a diverse career.
- Visit his official website @ raleighritchie.com.
- Follow Jacob Anderson on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and iTunes.
Featured Image by Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0