• Jack Gilinsky is an actor, singer, and social media star born in Nebraska, USA in 1996.
• He and his best friend Jack Johnson launched their internet career on Vine and went on a tour and released an EP, gaining them Billboard recognition.
• The pair has since become active on various other social media networks, and Jack has released solo music videos and appeared in TV shows, films, and talk shows.
• Jack was in a relationship with singer Madison Beer, though they split after a leaked audio scandal.
• Currently, Jack is 24 years old, single, and has an estimated net worth of over $2 million.

Short Info

Date Of BirthOctober 20, 1963
FactHe is a fifth cousin, once removed, of actress and singer Dianna Agron, through their shared "Agronsky" lineage.

Who is Jack Gilinsky?

Jack Gilinsky was born in Omaha, Nebraska USA, on 10 September 1996 – his zodiac sign is Virgo and he holds American nationality. He is an actor, singer and a social media star, who gained recognition after he and Jack Johnson began uploading their videos onto their Vine account “Jack & Jack”.

Childhood and education

Jack was raised alongside his older sisters Laura and Molly in Omaha, by their father David Gilinsky who is the president of the Bergman Incentives advertisement company in Nebraska, and their mother Katherine who is a housewife.

Jack became interested in singing at a very early age, and he was still in kindergarten when he met Jack Johnson with whom he would later launch a career on the internet.

They became best friends and attended the same elementary school at which they played soccer, video games and often sang for their friends and families. Jack and Jack then enrolled at a same high school, where they formed a band but which was active for less than a year. In 2013, the boys launched their career on Vine.

Jack matriculated in 2014, and chose not to attend college.

Career as a singer and social media star

The two Jacks became active on the internet on 1 June 2007, when they launched their YouTube channel “MotherFalconQuagmire” which is today subscribed to by over 7,000 people, and counts around 200,000 views of their “In Grandpa’s Name” and “Total Confusion” videos combined – the boys planned to upload more videos, but gave up on YouTube for unknown reasons.

After the boys became the owners of one of the most followed Vine accounts, they were invited to help create two mobile games based on their music. In their first year and a half on Vine, they released 11 singles, some of which appeared on the Billboard Charts, and then in 2014 Jack and Jack went on their “DigiTour” around the US, visiting 18 cities. In the same year, their song “Wild Life” came out, which peaked at #87 on the USA Billboard Hot 100 Chart, and they were nominated for a Teen Choice Award for Most Popular Viner. The following year saw the release of their debut extended play (EP) “Calibraska”, which topped the USA iTunes Albums Chart, and peaked at #3 on the Billboard Independent Albums Chart.

Since the Vine network shut down, Jack has been focused on his solo career on the internet, and is active on various social media networks. He is mostly popular on Instagram on which he’s gathered over 6.1 million followers, and on to which he;s uploaded around 210 pictures, most of them featuring himself shirtless. His Twitter account has more than three million followers, while he has around 23,000 fans on TikTok.

Jack launched his new YouTube channel on 6 February 2020, and it’s currently subscribed to by almost 20,000 people, and counts more than one million views of all his six videos combined – Jack is only uploading his music videos, and his currently most popular one, “Jack Gilinsky – My Love ft. Don Toliver”, has been watched over 700,000 times since 17 April 2020.

Acting career

Jack has been credited with appearing in five movies and TV series, while he made his producing debut in 2014 when he worked on the documentary film “Jack & Jack the Movie”, which is about his and Jack Johnson’s lives.

In 2015, he starred in the short historical musical “Come on #MakeItHappy”, and was then invited to appear in the comedy film “Janoskians: Untold and Untrue”, written and directed by Brett Weiner, and which starred Connor Ball, Brittany Behrns and Dustin Belt. The film follows, the comedy troupe The Janoskians, and their performance at Wembley Stadium. Jack went on to appear in the short music video “Madison Beer Feat. Jack & Jack: All for Love”, and in 2018 he made an uncredited appearance in the short video “P!ink: Whatever You Want” – his latest role has been in a 2018 episode of the comedy series “Camp Confessions”.

Jack Gilinsky

Jack has appeared in various talk shows and TV specials; in 2005 he sang in an episode of the comedy show “Wild ‘N Out”, and was then invited to appear in a single episode of both “Alexis Joy VIP Access” and “Astronauts@”. He went on to appear in two TV Specials – “We Day 2017” and “We Day 2018” – and then guest starred in the episode “Jack & Jack” of the comedy show “Ridiculousness”. Three of his most recent appearances have been in a 2019 episode of the family show “Saturday Mash-Up”, the 2019 episode “Jack & Jack Wet the Bed” of the comedy show “Camp Confessions”, and a 2020 episode of the talk show “Stronger Than You Think”.

Is he back together with Madison Beer?

In 2015,Jack started dating Madison Beer, an American singer and songwriter who gained recognition at the age of 13 when Justin Bieber, a famous Canadian singer, tweeted a link to one of her YouTube videos. She released her debut album “As She Pleases” in February 2018, and her second album “Life Support” should be released by the end of 2020.

Jack and Madison dated until late 2017, when a voice recording of the two’s argument was leaked onto the internet, and featured Jack calling Madison ‘a fu*king slut’.

While Jack publicly apologized for his behavior, Jack Johnson went on to claim that the recording was edited, and accused Madison of helping to release it onto the internet. Not long after their split, Madison began dating Zack Bia, but they split in March 2019.

Jack hasn’t talked about any other girls he might have dated, so as of October 2020, he is single, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.

Hobbies and other interests

Jack is physically very active, and spends most of his free time at the gym – he has four to five training sessions each week thus his muscular body, and is also focused on his mental health, as he does yoga and meditates.

He is a lover of animals, and has a pet dog, while he’s donated money to several animal shelters in Nebraska.

Jack is keen on travelling and has been around the US for both work and pleasure, and has also been to Europe on multiple occasions, visiting countries such as Italy, France and Belgium.

He likes to watch movies, and his favorite actors and actresses are Bruce Willis, Robert De Niro and Natalie Portman, while a few of the movies he enjoys watching the most are “Pulp Fiction”, the trilogy “The Godfather”, and “V for Vendetta” – his favorite TV series is “That 70’s Show”.

Age and height

Jack’s age is 24. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, his height is 5ft 10ins (1.78m) and he weighs around 155lbs (70kgs).

As of October 2020, his net worth has been estimated at over $2 million.

General Info

Full NameJack Gilinsky
Date Of BirthOctober 20, 1963
Height1.78 m


ChildrenJack Gilinsky
ParentsDavid Gilinsky, Katherine Finnegan, Like That, Wild Life, All Weekend Long


Music GroupsJack & Jack
NominationsTeen Choice Award for Choice Viner

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1He is a fifth cousin, once removed, of actress and singer Dianna Agron, through their shared "Agronsky" lineage.



Janoskians: Untold and Untrue2015


Jack & Jack the Movie2014Documentary producer


Jack & Jack the Movie2014Documentary

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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