Jacob Hoggard is famous as a Canadian singer and song writer. He was born on the 9th July in the year of 1984. The place he was born is called Burnaby, a small place of British Columbia in Canada. He is mostly renowned for getting the third in the musical reality show contest named ‘Canadian Idol’ in the year of 2004 in the second season of the show.


After the birth he was brought up in Surrey and Abbotsford. At the time when he was only four years of age, his aunt taught him piano. As soon as he turned to 12 he learnt guitar on his own. He went to the Senator Reid Elementary School in British Columbia. He formed a band named Hedley with four of his friends and the name of the band was inspired from a small town situated in the southern corner of the British Columbia.


In 2004 he participated in musical TV show Canadian Idol in its second episode. His friends from the band had a bet of $150 USD saying that he will not be able to place in the top three of Canadian Idol. He absolutely made them wrong and got the third place in the season. He worked with the band in the all of its five albums. He released the first album Hedley with the band in the year of 2005 which was a self titled album. His second album with the band is called Famous Last Words. The album was released on the 30th of October in 2007. ‘The Show Must Go On’ is their third album. It was a big hit in Canada. Their fourth and fifth album was released in the year of 2011 and 2013 respectively. He worked in TV productions too. He is credited to work in the soundtrack of four TV series including, ‘The Voice’ in 2015, ‘Degrassi: The Next Generation’ in 2012, ‘Van Wilder: Freshman Year’ in 2009 and ‘Being Erica’ in 2009. Apart from getting the third place in the Canadian Idol, he appeared in many TV series and Shows in different time. He worked in a documentary short called ‘Lennon or McCartney’ as himself in the year of 2014. He got great response from the people and got popularity for his excellent work. A source says that his net worth is $1.5 million USD.


He has not a got a good height because of he was born premature and he had to go through a kidney transplant in age of 4. So, because of his illness he decreased his capability to grow taller. He married the girl he was dating for long since the school life. The name of his wife is Tammy. They got married in the year of 2005 but it did not last long. The divorce took place in 2009. He has popularity and has so many fans in Canada and across the world. His fans regularly want to get in touch with him. He shares his moments with the fans in twitter. But there is no verified account found in the instagram.

Last Modified: Apr 7, 2020

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