|Jacoby Shaddix Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||July 28, 1976|
Jacoby Shaddix is an American musician, singer, songwriter, rapper, TV presenter, and actor. He is best known for being one of the founders and lead vocalist of the popular American rock band, Papa Roach. He has released several successful songs with the band including Between Angels and Insects, Getting Away with Murder, Time Is Running Out, I Almost Told You That I Loved You, No Matter What, and Who Do You Trust.
Jacoby Dakota Shaddix
Coby D*ck, Jacolby D*ck
Mariposa, California, United States
Sacramento, California, United States
Singer, Musician, Songwriter, Rapper, TV Presenter, Actor
- Father – Richard Kent Shadix
- Mother – Colleen A. Scarlett
- Siblings – Bryson Shaddix (Brother), Trevor Shaddix (Brother)
- Others – Elvin Cleo Shaddix (Paternal Grandfather), Bonnie Belle Barbee (Paternal Grandmother), Howard William Roatch (Nicknamed as ‘Papa Roach’) (Step-Grandfather)
Jacoby is represented by 10th Street Entertainment.
Hard Rock, Alternative Metal, Alternative Rock, Nu Metal, Rap Metal, Rap Rock
Eleven Seven Records, DGC Records, Interscope Records, Geffen Records, DreamWorks Records
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
70 kg or 154 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Jacoby has dated –
- Kelly (1997-Present) – Jacoby married Kelly in 1997. The couple is proud parents to 3 sons named Makaile (born March 24, 2002), Jagger (born September 13, 2004), and Brixton Gabriel Shaddix (born September 17, 2013).
Race / Ethnicity
Multiracial (White & Hispanic)
He has English, German, Cornish, Irish, Scottish, and Spanish roots on his father’s side.
Jacoby has either endorsed or promoted brands like LOVERS ARE LUNATICS.
Best Known For
Being the founder and lead vocalist of the popular American rock band, Papa Roach
Jacoby released his first album, Old Friends from Young Years, along with the band in February 1997.
He made his first theatrical film appearance in The Invited as Thomas in 2010.
First TV Show
He made his first TV show appearance in Total Request Live as himself in 2000.
Jacoby Shaddix Facts
- Jacoby co-founded Papa Roach in 1993 along with the former drummer Dave Buckner, bassist Will James, and guitarist Ben Luther.
- Jacoby’s step-grandfather was known as “Papa Roach” and that served as an inspiration for the band’s name.
- Before taking his singing career seriously, he used to work as a dishwasher and a janitor in a hospital.
- It was in 1999 when he decided to make a career in music.
- He has also served as a host for the MTV show, Scarred.
- His step-grandfather committed suicide after he was diagnosed with a form of advanced stage cancer. The band released a song, Roses on My Grave, in his memory.
- Visit Papa Roach‘s official website @ paparoach.com.
- Follow Jacoby Shaddix on Instagram and Twitter.
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