Gillian Jacobs

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Updated On March 26, 2023

Gillian Jacobs is a popular American actress and director. Gillian Jacobs is well-known for her roles as Britta Perry on the NBC sitcom Community and Mickey Dobbs on the Netflix romantic comedy series Love.

Early Life and Childhood

Gillian Jacobs was born on October 19, 1982, in the city of Pennsylvania, United States. Her age is 40 years as of 2022 and her full name is Gillian MacLaren Jacobs.

Similarly, she is American by nationality and Christian by religion. Moreover, her zodiac sign is Libra which belongs to the element of Air, according to astrologers.

She was born to an investment banker William F. Jacobs Jr. (father) and a housewife Martina Magenau Jacobs (mother). Her parents divorced when she was just two years old, and she was raised by her mother in Pennsylvania.

She has received a lot of family support in her career but later in 2013, her father died.


In terms of her educational background, she has done her schooling at Mt. Lebanon High School in 2000. Later, she attended Juilliard School and graduated with a BFA in 2004. However, her additional academic credentials are unavailable on the web.

Gillian Jacobs – Net Worth 2023

Jacobs has an estimated net worth of around $5 million and her annual salary is $250k. Similarly, her source of income is mainly her acting profession. However, her weekly and monthly wages are unknown.

She has also worked very hard since childhood to achieve this fame. Also, she is active in her career and is on the way to raising her net worth in the future.

Career and Professional Life

Moving on to her career, she made her acting debut at the age of 16 as Titania in the stage adaptation of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. Years later, she made her feature film debut in Building Girl before making her television debut as Adele Congreve in three episodes of The Book of Daniel.

Moreover, she appeared in the off-Broadway production “Cagelove” in 2006. The play received negative feedback from all quarters, but all reviews praised her acting ability. She has also appeared in plays such as The Fabulous Life of a Size Zero in 2007 and The Little Flower of East Orange in 2008.

Furthermore, in March 2009, she was cast as Britta Perry, a high school dropout aspiring to be a psychologist, on the NBC single-camera comedy series Community. On September 16, 2014, it was announced that she had been cast as Mickey in the Netflix original comedy series Love, which aired from February 2016 to March 2018.

In addition, she also co-starred in Janicza Bravo’s first full-length feature, Lemon, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2017. Later, she also directed a narrated short film Curated in 2018. Besides that, she appeared in Kris Rey’s comedy-drama film I Used to Go Here in 2020.

In July 2021, she appeared as Christine “Ziggy” Berman in the Netflix horror film The Fear Street Trilogy. In 2022, she will have both directing and acting credits on a feature film “The Seven Faces of Jane”.

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Caption: Gillian Jacobs featured in a movie. Source: Instagram

Brand Endorsements

Aside from her earnings from acting, she is also associated with endorsing brands such as CoverGirl cosmetics, and diet coke. Moreover, she appeared in several commercials which have contributed to her net worth.

However, no information is available on the web regarding the other brands she has cooperated with or not. Furthermore, we may see her associated with some more brands and supporting their products in the coming days.

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Caption: Gillian Jacobs endorsing a diet coke. Source: Adweek

Awards and Nomination

Jacobs was nominated and has won some awards in her career. She won the TV Guide Fan Favorites Award, the Gold Derby TV Award, Special Jury Award, Copper Wing Award, and many more.

Similarly, she was nominated for Method Fest Award in 2010 and the Critics’ Choice Television Award in 2012. Furthermore, we believe that her talent will earn her several awards in the future.

Relationship Status

Jacobs may be single and not dating anyone right now. Also, she hasn’t been married before and has no past relationships or engagements. Moreover, she has no children and it is seen that she is quite happy being single at the moment.

There has been much interest in who she might be dating, but she has never disclosed any information about this. Similarly, there is no indication on her social media that she is in a relationship.


Jacobs has always been concerned with her professional life. However, she hasn’t been associated with any rumors or controversies that would hamper her professional career. Also, she avoids the media and avoids engaging in contentious behavior or situations that can damage her reputation.

Body Measurements

Talking about her height she is 5 Feet 4 inches tall and weighs 54kg. Similarly, she has an attractive body that measures 33-27-33 inches and she has beautiful blue eyes and blonde hair.

Also, her suitable dress size is 6 and her shoe size is 7(US). Moreover, she follows a solid workout and diet plan and a balanced lifestyle to maintain her body measurements.

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Caption: Gillian Jacobs giving a pose. Source: Instagram

Gillian Jacobs – Social Media

Jacobs is active on Instagram. She has 43.6K followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @gillianjacobsofficial. Moreover, she is not available on other social media sites including Facebook as well as Twitter.

However, she has a lot of fans so there are some of her fan-created profiles too. Also, due to her popularity, many of her fans want to know more about her, including her daily life.