|Birth Day:||November 11, 1997|
|Birth Place:||Knoxville, United States|
|#1||Becky Whitesides||Parents||$1 Million - $2 Million (Approx.)||N/A||50||Celebrity Family Member|
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He was first inspired to launch a music career at a Bluegrass festival in 2008.
Growing up in Knoxville, Tennessee, Whitesides first became interested in music while attending a bluegrass festival in 2008. By his teens, Whitesides was playing shows around Knoxville and had already garnered a huge online following for his YouTube cover songs. In 2012, at 14 age he auditioned for season 2 of the US The X Factor. and made the first cut but was eliminated prior to the Top 16 round.
A local newspaper in Jacob's hometown, The Knoxville Focus was the first media organization to cover Jacob Whitesides career. Music beat reporter Daniel Andrews, travelled out to Nashville, Tennessee to cover Jacob Whitesides at an event called "Teen Hoot" on July 15, 2012.
Whitesides released his debut extended play 3 AM – The EP on July 8, 2014, featuring cover songs of John Legend, Plain White T's, Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran and John Mayer. The EP reached number 26 on the Billboard 200 and number 2 on the Independent Albums chart.
On February 14, 2015 Whitesides released his second EP A Piece of Me, including previously released single "Words".
In May 2015, BMG announced their partnership with Whitesides and the formation of his label, Double U Records, where he serves as CEO. In August 2015, he was named Radio Disney's "Next Big Thing" featured artist.
On October 21, 2015, he performed his single "Secrets" on Good Morning America, his network morning TV debut. He released his third EP (second of original material) Faces on Film on October 23, 2015.
On December 3, 2015, Spotify announced him as one of the next big artists to look out for in 2016.
Jacob grew up in Tennessee with his mother, Becky, and his younger sister, Sierra. Whitesides dated fellow The X Factor contestant and performer Bea Miller in April 2015. The couple broke up in May 2016 after a year of dating.
Earlier in 2016, Whitesides announced Lovesick Tour scheduled to take place Northern America and Europe from May to October 2016. On April 15, 2016 Whitesides released the song "Lovesick", serves as the lead single from his debut album.
On July 6, 2016, Whitesides announced his debut studio album, Why?, to be released on September 9, 2016. On July 8, 2016 was premiered album's second single "Focus" along with a music video. On September 1, 2016, a third single, "Open Book" was released, along with a music video the following day
Jacob Whitesides released his album "Why?" on September 9, 2016. It debuted and peaked at number 25 on the Billboard Independent Charts.
Spring 2017, Jacob Whitesides announced his summer tour, The Basically Happy Tour touring throughout USA and Canada with Alec Joseph, Castro, and Taylor Grey.
In March 2019, Viktor & Rolf named Whitesides as their new face of their Spicebomb fragrance.
Currently, Jacob Whitesides is 25 years, 4 months and 10 days old. Jacob Whitesides will celebrate 26th birthday on a Saturday 11th of November 2023.
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