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Jacksepticeye, or just simply Jack, especially known for his comedic “Let’s Play” series, has proclaimed himself to be the “most energetic video game commentator on YouTube.” His YouTube channel is one of the most subscribed one with over 27.3 million subscribers. Apart from being a YouTuber, Sean William McLoughlin is also an all round entrepreneur, who has many ongoing projects. Here are some really interesting facts about Jacksepticeye that will blow your mind:

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  1.  Jacksepticeye hosted a livestream in April 2020, which raised over $650,000 in just 12 hours, for the ongoing pandemic COVID-19 relief funds. The #HopeFromHome campaign, including subsequent livestreams in collaboration with him, raised over $1.7 million.
  2.  In May 2019, McLoughlin hosted a fundraising stream for Red Nose Day 2019, through which he successfully raised over $110,000 in nine hours. In December 2020, he raised over $1.4 million in 10 hours for the same campaign.
  3.  He launched his own coffee company named “Top of The Mornin Coffee,” in June 2020, while revealing that the company has collaborated with the Feya Foundation, a growing non-profit organization, for the charity purpose.
  4.  On May 19, 2021, he revealed that the company has started producing its own flavors of tea, with three new flavors introduced through the Twitter and Instagram handles.
  5.  In September 2017, McLoughlin was featured on the list of "Top 30 Under 30" by the Irish free-to-air TV channel RTé 2.
  6.  Sean William McLoughlin was born on February 7, 1990 to John McLoughlin and Florrie McLoughlin in Cloghan County Offaly. He is the youngest of five children.
  7.  He moved with his parents to a log cabin in Ballycumber, County Offaly, during his teenage years. Later, he moved to an apartment in Athlone, County Westmeath.
  8.  He was the drummer for the band “Raised to the Ground,” a melodic death metal-influenced metalcore band. He releeaed one EP titled “Risen from the Ashes” with the band in 2009.
  9.  He was given the nickname “Jack Septic Eye,” after an accident during a football match in which he injured his eye, during his school days.
  10.  His father John McLoughlin died on January 27, 2021, following which he revealed that he needs a break from his YouTube channel for a while. He announced a indefinite hiatus on February 7, 2021, and returned on February 21, 2021.
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  12.  He first joined YouTube on February 24, 2007, but did not upload any videos until November 2007. He started work on his YouTube channel under the name “Jacksepticeye,” posting various gameplay videos.
  13.  It was in the year 2013 that he was mentioned in a PewDiePie video, which led to him gaining 15000 subscribers from just 2500 subscribers in a period of four days.
  14.  In July 2014, his channel had just about 800000 subscribers, but gained over 57 million views. Within the next 6-7 months, his channel reached 1 billion views and 3.2 million subscribers.
  15.  By January 2016, McLoughlin became one of the initial YouTubers signed under the PewDiePie’s network – Revelmode.
  16.  He competed in the "annual" bottle-flip challenge against PewDiePie, in which the loser has to look at a Reddit 50/50 post, in December 2016. The tradition, which was on hold since 2017, resumed in May 2019.
  17.  He co-starred as the antagonist in the second season of the YouTube Red show “Scare PewDiePie,” which was cancelled due to controversy surrounding PewDiePie.
  18.  In December 2017, Jacksepticeye hosted two charity streams in an effort to raise money for Save The Children, with Blackery and Liguori. Blackery revealed that over $260,000 had been raised for the charity, in the second stream.
  19.  He released a video titled “Let’s Talk” discussing PewDiePie being cut from the Maker Studios for his use of anti-Semitic imagery, on February 18, 2017, on to his YouTube channel.
  20.  He also clarified that though he had tweeted in support of PewDiePie, he believed that he could have been more apologetic and that he did not condone his actions.
  21.  The very next day, he tweeted that he was regretting focusing on criticizing PewDiePie in the video and claimed that he has been naïve. He also added in a Tumblr post that he regrets not having talked about the unethical practices of media – misquoting and misrepresentation.
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  23.  This was soon followed with the news that Revelmode network has been shut down by Disney, and that McLoughlin had signed with the Disney Digital Network.
  24.  In January 2020, McLoughlin hosted a livestream which raised over $200,000 in just four hours for the bushfires in Australia.
  25.  He posted a video launching Cloak, a clothing brand that he created with Markiplier in October 2018. Currently, YouTuber and Twitch streamer Pokimane has joined in as a third partner.
  26.  As a part of a multi-year deal with the Disney’s Digital network, he revealed that he would produce exclusive content for Twitch in January 2018.
  27.  A short film named “15 MONTHS,” filmed, edited and produced by himself, was released in July 2021. The movie chronicles his life experiences in the past one year.
  28.  McLoughlin obtained a new electric drum kit and revealed plans to occasionally upload drum covers to his channel, by starting it with a cover of "Chop Suey!" by System of a Down on August 30, 2017.
  29.  Since 2019, he has been in a relationship with the Dutch YouTuber Evelien “Gab” Smolders. The couple currently resides together in the English city of Brighton.
  30.  McLoughlin is allergic to cats, but currently the couple live along with Smolders’ cat named Big Boss, and he claims that BB has helped him get over his allergy somehow.
  31.  He was announced to be a part of the line-up at the Metarama Gaming + Music Festival alongside acts such as Marshmello, Logic, Ninja, and Overwatch League players, in June 2019.
  32.  He has hosted various charity livestreams for charities such as the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, GameChanger, AbleGamers, since 2017. Till date, he has raised over $6 million in charity livestreams.
  33.  Jacksepticeye Net Worth: $25 Million

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