Jackson Bird is an American YouTube vlogger, speaker, LGBTQ advocate, and writer. He grew up in Texas, the United States in the 90s.
Jackson Bird Biography
Jackson Bird was born on May 4, 1990, in Texas, the United States of America. He is 32 years old as of 2022. Regarding his family background, he has not revealed any information regarding his father, mother or siblings. Therefore, it is not known whether he has any siblings or not.
Talking about his educational background and academic qualifications, Jackson Bird attended Southwestern University for two years. However, he later transferred to New York University where he eventually graduated from. He rose into the spotlight via his YouTube exploits.
Jackson Bird began his career as a YouTube creator in 2010 after launching a YouTube channel. He has posted a series of videos called “Will it waffle?” on his channel. He came out as transgender on May 13, 2015, in a video he made on his channel. He eventually focused his videos to document his transition as a trans. So far, Bird’s YouTube channel has had more than 86,000 subscribers over 6 million times.
Putting his passion into writing, Jackson Bird wrote the book, Sorted: Growing Up, Coming Out, and Finding My Place (A Transgender Memoir) which was released on September 24, 2019, by Tiller Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster. The book had received positive praise from Publishers Weekly.
Jackson Bird was first featured on a segment of PBS NewsHour’s series Brief But Spectacular. He was chosen as one of 21 residents to spend 14 weeks at TED headquarters in 2017, where he eventually gave a TED Talk called “How to talk and listen to transgender people”. He was awarded a Rising Stars Grant for digital innovation in 2018 by GLAAD. He was also selected as a fellow at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg Innovation Lab in 2020. He was honoured by the Southwestern University Alumni Association as a Distinguished Young Alumnus.
Jackson Bird Wife
Jackson Bird is not married as of now. He came out as a transgender in 2015. However, there is no readily available information regarding his intimate relationship with any known partner.
Jackson Bird Net Worth
Jackson Bird has accumulated an estimated net worth of approximately $1 million which he has earned primarily from his successful career as a YouTube personality, speaker and writer.