Jack Massey Welsh is a British gamer and YouTuber well known on the Internet for his Minecraft gaming videos. His YouTube channel is called ‘JackSucksAtLife’ and is very popular amongst Minecraft lovers. He records videos of himself playing various challenging ‘Minecraft’ levels accompanied by a running funny commentary on his channel. He uploads fresh videos almost everyday, which has led to an increased popularity of his channel and he has amassed a little less than a million subscribers on YouTube. He is a Minecraft specialist and even has his own ‘Minecraft’ server. He also has another YouTube channel where he posts videos about other games. Jack Massey Welsh often speaks at Minecraft-centric conventions. He actively collaborates with other YouTube gamers, has his own online merchandise store and has affiliations with several gaming products companies too. He has an active personal life and often features videos and pictures of his family, dogs, girlfriend and his travels around the world on his Instagram account.
Jack’s YouTube career began when he started his YouTube channel ‘JackSucksAtLife’ in April 2013 and uploaded his very first video titled ‘Minecraft 1.5.1 - Jack's Farm Ep.1 Skinny Pete!’ His channel soon started gaining popularity due to his detailed strategy, ability to take on any challenges in the game and a background commentary delivered in a humourous manner. His videos are very popular amongst Minecraft lovers and he even has his own server ‘SkyCade’. His own server is where he mainly records most of his ‘Minecraft’ videos, but sometimes uses other servers like ‘SkittleMC’, ‘Hypixel’, etc. He used to co-own the ‘EvoPvP’ server with fellow YouTuber ‘NoBoom.’ Jack Massey Welsh also has his own ‘Minecraft’ network consisting of several game modes like ‘KitPvP’, ‘SMP’, ‘Factions’, etc.
He uses a custom-built computer setup for his gaming videos. Most of his videos feature a PiP (Picture-in-Picture) of his face alongside his gameplay screen. His hilarious reactions and adorable mannerisms during the gameplay have made him popular with fans. A variety of funny content can be found on his primary YouTube channel. The most popular video on the channel is ‘Minecraft Mod Showcase! The Girlfriend Mod - Bikinis, Girl Fights and Dancing! [mod for 1.6.4]’ with over 5.5 million views.
He collaborates with other Minecraft gamers like ‘DoniBobes’ and ‘SeePeeKay’, and even features his family, girlfriend, dogs and his video editor on his ‘Minecraft’ videos. He also takes on hackers and trolls on his YouTube videos. For example, he once caught a hacker ‘xTurtle’ hacking his server and actively trolled him in a video on his channel. He also uses his fame to encourage his fans to subscribe to other YouTuber’s channels like that of YouTuber ‘Larry’.
His primary YouTube channel crossed the 750,000 subscribers mark on April 20, 2019. He uploads videos to the channel on almost a daily basis.
He has a second YouTube channel called ‘JackSucksAtStuff’ where he uploads a variety of other hilarious gaming content. He is popular on Instagram as well, where he shares pictures of his travels, family, girlfriend, daily life, etc. with more than 23,000 followers. He is active on Twitter as well, with over 37,000 followers.
He even has his own online merchandise store that sells t-shirts and posters. He has active affiliate sponsorships for most his computer paraphernalia, from his microphone to his ring light. He is a regular visitor to and often speaks at Minecraft gaming conventions. He is busy growing his subscriber base on YouTube base and continues to generate quality gaming content.
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Controversies & Scandals
In September 2018, he was embroiled in a controversy with another YouTuber ‘The Original Ace’. The YouTuber accused Jack of stealing his sponsorship deal with headphones manufacturer ‘Massdrop AKG M220’. Ironically, just a few months later, in February 2019, the headphones manufacturer ended their deal with Jack as well.
He also had a brief fight with YouTuber ‘Willz The King’ when the latter made a diss track about him. But they soon ended the fight amicably and he even married him on Minecraft.
Family & Personal Life
Jack Massey Welsh was born on June 24, 1996, in Bishop Auckland, England. Details about his father and mother are not known, but his father is seen on a wheelchair on his Instagram pictures. He also has an elder brother, Fraser, and a long-time girlfriend, Becky. He has two dogs, Flossy and Kong. His family, girlfriend and dogs are often featured on his YouTube videos and Instagram pictures. He has travelled to countries like Fiji, New Zealand, France, etc. He also goes on local outings with his girlfriend and her family. He loves to play the kazoo musical instrument and can ride a horse too. He currently lives in North Yorkshire, UK.