Karl Thomas Jacobs, better known as Karl Jacobs, is an American YouTuber and Twitch streamer. He is formerly known as GamerBoyKarl. As of 2023, Karl Jacobs has a net worth of $3 million. He became well-known for his role in MrBeast’s on-screen cast.
He also co-host the weekly podcast “Banter” along with his fellow YouTubers Sapnap and GeorgeNotFound. He received two nominations to the date; for The Game Awards 2022’s Content Creator of the Year and the 11th Streamy Awards’ Breakout Creator (2021).
Karl Jacobs has 4.22 million subscribers on YouTube with 41 videos and 3.7 million followers on Twitch.
Karl Jacobs Biography
Karl Jacobs was born on July 19, 1998, and is 25 years old as of 2023. He was born and raised in a well-settled family in North Carolina, United States. He has an American nationality and has his belief in Christian religion.
Karl Jacobs completed his early education at Fort Dorchester High School in North Charleston, South Carolina. After that, he went to Portland Community College in Portland, Oregon, from where he completed his graduation.
Karl Thomas Jacobs
Date of Birth
19 July 1998
North Carolina, United States
Currently Live In
25 Years Old
2017-Present (Twitch)2020-Present (YouTube)
YouTuber and Twitch Streamer
Fort Dorchester High School in North Charleston, South Carolina
Portland Community College in Portland, Oregon
Father: N/A Mother: N/A
Brother: Sean Sister: Corry Berland
5’11” (1.8 m, 180 cm)
59 kg (130 lbs)
In 2017, Karl Jacobs started streaming on Twitch playing Roblox as GamerBoyKarl. Later in 2019, he was employed as a video editor by MrBro, an American YouTuber. He later worked as a cameraman for MrBeast, MrBro’s brother, before joining MrBeast’s on-screen cast. Karl Jacobs met Minecraft YouTuber Dream during a MrBeast Gaming video, and he later encouraged him to join his server, “The Dream SMP”.
Karl Jacobs is the creator of the online anthology series, “Tales from the SMP”, which follows Jacobs’ time-traveling persona to various times and places all across the server to explore the tale of characters in the Dream SMP. Internet celebrities including Lil Nas X, Dream, and Corpse Husband have all appeared in the series.
Jacobs stated in August 2022 that Tales from the SMP stories would be turned into a comic book series “Time Traveller Tales for Dark Horse Comics”. Dave Scheidt will pen the scripts, while Kelly and Nichole Matthews will draw the covers.
In September 2021, Jacobs, along with fellow Minecraft YouTuber Sapnap, started a podcast titled “Banter”. Banter briefly replaced The Joe Rogan Experience as the top podcast on Spotify after the debut of the first episode, which featured MrBeast. GeorgeNotFound made his public debut as the third host of the podcast on August 6, 2022.
In March 2022, Karl Jacobs became the creator ambassador of “Journeys”, a popular shoe retailer. Jacobs voiced various characters in the video game, “Once Upon a Jester”, which debuted on November 9 on Steam.
Moreover, “Beside Myself”, Jacobs’ debut animated short, was published on November 14, 2022. Jacobs served as the short’s writer and producer, Elenor Kopka as its director and animator, and Richie Woods as its composer of music.