Jacob Young Bio

(JR, AMC)

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BIRTHDATE: Sept. 10
BIRTHPLACE: Renton, WA
STAR SIGN: Virgo
YEARS ON SHOW: 2003-present
MARITAL STATUS: Married to Christen Stewart
CHILDREN: Luke, born November 2008

Jacob Young was born in 1979 to now-divorced parents Michael and Rhonda, joining siblings Michael, Tiffany and Charity. After spending his childhood in both Washington and Oregon, he caught the acting bug doing high-school musicals. Shortly after he landed the part of Rick on BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL, which earned him a Daytime Emmy nomination in 1999 — the same year he left the show.

et cetera 5 random facts
  1. Was a nationally ranked wrestler in high school.
  2. Did a Digest interview while secretly en route to pick up the engagement ring with which he proposed to his fiancée.
  3. Was discovered by B&B's casting director after he placed an ad in the showbiz publication Variety Junior.
  4. His ethnic background? "A combination of German, English, Norwegian and my great-grandmother was a full-blooded Sioux Indian."
  5. Among the items in the memorabilia room in his New Jersey home? A pair of Jerry Lewis's slippers, given to him by Lewis himself.
stories featuring
Jacob Young
Live Tweet With B&B Stars!   Oct 17, 2013

B&B's Jacob Young (Rick) and Linsey Godfrey (...

B&B's Young Is A Dad Again   Aug 28, 2013

Emmy-winner Jacob Young (Rick, B&B) and his wife, Christen,...

Baby No. 2 En Route For B&B's Jacob Young   Mar 22, 2013

Jacob Young (Rick) and wife Christen are expecting their second...

B&B Says Farewell To Moss   Aug 15, 2012

The cast and crew of B&B said good-bye to Ronn Moss (Ridge) yesterday when the actor taped...

AMC Actors Dish The Latest On Prospect Park   Oct 26, 2011

At the first night of the Tribute To Pine Valley tour held at Town Hall in New York City on October 25, Prospect...

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Other Roles

Other Soap Roles
GENERAL HOSPITAL (Lucky Spencer, 2000-03)
BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL (Rick Forrester, 1998-99)

Guest-Starring TV Roles
HOPE & FAITH (Heath Hamilton, 2004)
MAD TV (Himself, 2000)

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