Jack Gilinsky is part of Jack and Jack, a pop rap duo from Nebraska. They shot to fame in 2014 when their single “Wild Life” ranked 87 on the US Billboard Hot 100. He met the other half of the duo, Jack Edward Johnson at kindergarten and in 2007, they created the YouTube channel MotherFalconQuagmire. However, this comedy channel faded out soon after they started high school.Image Credit: Flickr: genesiating
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Jack & Jack began by posting six second clips on Vine as a comedy duo. They hit fame when the clip Nerd Vandals went viral and earned praise from the Huffington Post as the perfect vine. Their vines include 6 second covers of pre-existing songs, short comedy clips about over concerned parents, girls in wigs, nerd alter-egos Eric and Winston, and more. As of April 2015, they were ranked as the 18th most popular Viner on the site. They also have a partnership with SkyVu Entertainment, an Omaha-based mobile games company through which they have released two mobile app games, Let It Goat, and the Jack & Jack Vines Puzzle Game.
Jack Gilinsky’s musical career began in 2013 when Jack & Jack met with brothers Turner and Travis Eakins. Their earlier songs were recorded in a makeshift studio with the Eakins brothers providing backing instrumentals. Their music was then released on the iTunes Store. Since releasing their first original song “Distance” in January 2014, they have self-released 11 singles and have intentions to release a full-length debut album that includes collaborations with Emblem3, Shawn Mendes and Steve Aoki. Currently, the duo is working with Max Martin and Savan Kotecha.
After graduating from high school, Jack Gilinsky headed to Los Angeles in June 2014 to work on the tour coordinated by Digitour Media, DigiTour Jack and Jack. This tour sold out in 14 cities across the United States and marked Jack’s foray into movies as he played himself in a full-length movie documenting the tour. ‘Jack and Jack: The Movie’ was released online in December of that year by DigiTour Media. Jack’s first headline came in December 2014, when Jack & Jack performed at their own music focused performance in Nebraska, with Emblem3 and Hot Boy. He then made his debut television appearance on February 27, 2015 by discussing fame, bullying and their comedy career on a Vine On The View segment of ABC’s The View.
Some of Jack Gilinsky’s most popular songs include Tides”,”Right Where You Are” , “Like That”, “Doing It Right”, “Cold Hearted”,” and “Wild Life”. These songs have made it to the Billboard Top Digital Songs List. Jack & Jack performed internationally for the first time as the featured opening act for The Janoskians at the Janofest. This sold out one-off live event was held at the Wembley Arena in London on March 21, 2015. They then went on to perform at the May 2015 VITY Concert Experience in Hollywood with Kid Ink and Tyga. Jack & Jack were picked as Artist of the Month by Elvis Duran in January 2018. They were also featured on NBC’s Today show where they performed live their single “Beg”.
Jack Gilinsky’s philanthropic pursuits include promoting skin-cancer awareness, anti-bullying content and safe driving. The duo has also made appearances at the Miles for Music fundraiser at the Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times fundraiser and the 2015 New York Family Day event.
Jack Gilinsky has received multiple award nominations for his work in Jack & Jack. In 2015, he won the Social Climber award at the MTV Woodie Awards. He was also nominated for Entertainer of the Year at the 2015 Streamy Awards and Web Star: Music at the 2015 Teen Choice Awards.
Over a short 5 year career, Jack & Jack have already released several singles, extended plays and music videos. Besides multiple award nominations, they even have a film called “Jack & Jack – The Movie” to their credit.
In all, we estimate Jack Gilinsky net worth in 2018 at $1.5 million.