Jerome Jarre is a French entrepreneur, creator, and humanitarian as well as Vine, YouTube and Snapchat star. Jerome Jarre is the fourth most followed person on Vine. He is also a co-founder of the first mobile marketing agency grape Story.
Table of Biography
Early life and Childhood
Jerome Jarre (30 years) is an entrepreneur and social media personality who was born on June 29, 1990, in Albertville, France. He was raised by a single mother. His father’s name is not known and his mother’s name is Agnes Jarre. He has a sibling brother but the name is not known. His birth sign is Gemini. There is no information about his religion. He has featured his mother and younger brother in his Instagram photos.
Jerome dropped out of business school and moved to China to a start-up business.
After dropping out of school, he started a different business in china. He co-founded a software company, Atendy with Christopher Carmichael in Toronto. While living there he heard about the Vines and then he completely focuses on Vines. Jerome gained immense fame after his video Don’t Be Afraid of Love, posted on Vine, went viral. Then, six months after his Vine account he has 20,000 followers.
After starting many businesses in China and Canada, he started posting videos on Vine the day of its launch. Thereafter he resigned his business to completely focus on Vine. In May 2013, he co-founded GrapeStory. It is a talent agency for Vine and Snapchat stars.
Soon, Jerome was invited as a guest for one of the episodes of the talk show Ellen DeGeneres Show. His appearance on the show increased Jerome’s popularity by leaps and bounds and very soon, approximately 1 million people started following him on Vine. Now he has more than 8 million followers. Further, he is also the co-founder of the mobile-first marketing agency and production house Grape Story.
Jerome used to post different prank videos as well as launched the project like Human (Where he asked the stranger about most important they would like to send to people). He made Vines with many celebrities as Pharrell Willams, Ben Stiller, Beyonce, Arina Grande, and Kristen Bell. In 2015, he also began the #UglySelfieChallenge, inviting people to stop trying to take perfect selfies.
Jerome Jarre covers several world-famous events like the 86th Academy Awards and Cannes Film Festival. Ellen was so impressed that she invited Jerome to host the 86th Academy Awards. He also made vines with several renowned celebrities, including actors like Robert De Niro, Ashton Kutcher, Ben Stiller, and others.
Charity and Philanthropy
Later, along with Gary Vaynerchuk also founded a talent agency in May 2013. Besides this, he has also launched a campaign in which plastic bottles are used to light up the communities in the rural Philippines.
Recently, Jerome has launched the first big Love Army campaign. Using the hashtag #lovearmyforsomalia, he raised nearly $3 million on gofundme. Then, he launched a method called Live Stream Direct Cash Transfer in which the CEO of Dahabshiil was able to transfer the funds from his phone live. All of the 1000 beneficiaries received $1000, and the moment was captured via live stream.
He also uploaded a photo on October 4, 2017, sharing the news that Google made a donation of $500,000 to the movement #LoveArmyMexico!!! He also mentioned that they had raised over $1.3 Million for Mexico since the earthquake. They plan to use all of the money to rebuild over 100 houses and schools, for 3 different communities.
Jarre shared his proudness that Google put all their trust in him and his team to execute the mission. He ended the post by reminding that Love Army is and will always remain a people-powered movement. He also wanted people to be very careful about which company we let come close to our “missions”.
On October 1, 2018, Jerome clarified his reason behind leaving social media for 11 months. It was because social media was affecting his mental health and he needed to lose social media in order to stop living for it. He has been doing charity works and gathering funds to help rebuild communities after natural calamities. He has shared photos of his involvement in communities of the Philippines, Mexico, and Somalia.
Achievements and Net worth
Jerome is most Vine’s fourth most-followed person. Then, he won the Shorty Award for Snapchatter of the Year in 2015.
Jarre has an estimated net worth of around $3 million. His primary income sources come from being professional Entrepreneurs. And from his Vines video and other activities.
Personal life and Controversy
Jarre is straight. He hung up with the U2’s frontman Bono’s daughter Jordan Hewson. He opened about his relationship in 2015 by posting on Instagram. Then, later after calling the end, he moved to the Spanish actor Diego Osorio. Other than that he kept his personal life and love life private.
In 2014, Jerome got hugely criticized after he posted a kissing prank on John Stamos and Stamos returned the kiss. Soon after that, there were heavy rumors of him being gay. Due to that video, he loses many followers. Then, the same year, Jerome and Nash Grier decided to meet their fans in Iceland. However, later the crowd went too big and unmanageable. As a result, several people suffered injuries and he apologized on Twitter.
Body Measurements and Social media
Jerome stands at a height of 6’3″. However, other body measurement details are unknown to the public. Similarly, he has brown eyes and hair of the same color. His cute smile also adds to his charm.
Jerome is active in social media. He has more than 1.3 million followers on Instagram with the name “jeromejarre“. Where his Facebook account has more than 2 million followers and his Twitter account has more than 1.4 million followers. His Jerome Jarre YouTube account has more than 975 k subscribers.