Source of Wealth:acting, producing shows
Birth Place:Rexburg, Idaho,
Full Name:Christian Richards Jacobs
Date of Birth:January 11, 1972
Occupation:musician, television producer, voice actor
About Christian Richards Jacobs
Christian Jacobs is an American musician, actor, television producer, and voice actor.
Christian Jacobs began his career in acting as a child, and appeared in numerous productions, such as the All in the Family spin-off Gloria. The majority of his time was spent playing bit parts in teen films such as Pretty in Pink and Gleaming the Cube and episodes of sitcoms like Married... with Children and Roseanne, before retiring from acting in the early 1990s.
While working on Gleaming the Cube, Jacobs befriended a number of well known and highly influential skateboarders and artists. In 1990, he worked alongside Mark Gonzales and Jason Lee on Blind Skateboards' Video Days, and as an artist, Jacobs designed board graphics for Tony Hawk's Birdhouse Skateboards and for the Jason Lee and Steve Berra pro models.
In 1994, Jacobs, alongside Chad Larson and Boyd Terry, formed the Orange County-based band The Aquabats, in which Jacobs serves as the lead singer and lyricist under the stage name The MC Bat Commander. The band became a part of the burgeoning Orange County ska scene, though since 2000 have evolved into playing more punk and New Wave-influenced rock music.
In 2012, The Aquabats! Super Show!, a live-action musical television series starring the band, premiered on cable channel The Hub, with Jacobs serving as co-creator, producer, writer and star. They earned a Daytime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Children's Series. The series' second season began airing on June 1, 2013.
Meanwhile, Jacobs and Schultz formed a production company,"The Magic Store". Their goal is to create family-oriented television entertainment. They independently created, wrote and directed two pilot episodes in 2005 for a preschooler-targeted children's television series called Yo Gabba Gabba!. The series was picked up by Viacom's Nick Jr. channel in 2007, eventually becoming an international success and winning numerous television awards.
Christian Richards Jacobs was born on January 11, 1972 in Rexburg, Idaho. Aside from being an actor and producer, he is an avid surfer, skateboarder, Japanese toy collector and artist. He is married and has four children.
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