Gillian Jacobs Biography

The gorgeous Gillian Jacobs is a famous American actress, popularly known for her roles in the comedy series Community, and Love. She has a small family and was raised by her mother alone. From a young age, she knew what she wanted to do in life, and made her way into the acting industry, and how.

Early life

Gillian Jacobs was born on 19 October 1982 in Pennsylvania. Her father, William F Jacobs was an investment banker whiles her mother Martina Magenua Jacobs, worked at Carnegie Mellon University. Unfortunately, her father passed away in 2013. She was raised all alone by her mother in the same city, Pennsylvania. Her family possessed the Erie Brewing Company, where her grandfather was the president and CEO. She began pursuing acting from the age of four and even attended weekend acting classes at the Pittsburgh Playhouse while she was still growing up.

She also performed at the theatre where she was playing a role of a perennial contender in the Public’s Shakespeare Monologue Contest, which led her to play the role of Titania in the play A Midsummer Night’s Dream. After she graduated from Mt. Lebanon High School in 2000, she shifted to New York City to attend the Julliard School. She graduated in 2004, from the same.

Gillian Jacobs Career

Jacob began acting in the television series The Book of Daniel and played the role of Adele Congreve. And since then she made guest appearances on shows like Fringe and Law and Order. In 2006, she was cast in Chris Denham’s Cage Love. She received a lot of praise and appreciation for her performance for her outstanding performance. To top that, the New York Times mentioned her as “remember the name of Gillian Jacobs, a stunning Julliard graduate who has the glow of a star in the making.”

She then started appearing in theatrical plays such as The Fabulous Life of a Size Zero which was released in 2007, and the Little Flower of East Orange which was released the following year. In March 2009, she was cast in a comedy series titled Community as Britta Perry. She performed roles in movies like Blackbird, the Lookalike, Gardens of the Night, Visions, Don’t Think Twice, Brother Nature, and many more. In 2015, Jacob directed a short documentary titled The Queen of Code, and in 2018, she directed Curated which was produced by TNT.


Gillian Jacobs Biography

Real Name Gillian MacLaren Jacobs
Birth Date 19 October 1982
Age (as of 2022) 39 Years
Birth Place Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Libra

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 4” – in Centimetres – 163 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 54 kg  –  in Pounds –  119 lbs
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue


Father William F. Jacobs Jr.
Mother Martina Magenau Jacobs
Sister None
Brother None


School The Juilliard School
College Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Arts, Pittsburgh Playhouse

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Boyfriend None

Personal life

She is a very private person, who loves spending her time with her close ones. However, her fans have managed to know that she is currently in a relationship, but no one knows who he actually is. She is very happy with her relationship with this mystery man. Hopefully, her fans will soon find out who this lucky man is.

Gillian Jacobs Net worth

The talented American actress has done a lot of shows and movies. She is immensely loved by her fans and the audience and received lots of praise for her comedic performances in the New York Times once. She is a professional actress whose main source of income comes from acting in TV shows and movies. It is estimated that Gillian has a net worth of $5 million.


  • She is known to pursue acting from the age of 8.
  • In 2004 Jacobs graduated with a Bachelor in Fine Arts, which is what led her to pursue her career in acting.
  • Jacob’s father was a drug addict, which made her the teetotaler that she is today. That means she has never tried drugs or alcohol.
  • Gillian was raised alone by her mother as her father died when she was young.

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