Who is Jean-Victor Mackie?
Jean-Victor Mackie is an American TikTok star. He is mostly known for his dance videos, comedy clips, and dubs on his TikTok account, jeanvictorm. The account has gained over 49 million likes and more than 2 million fans to date. He began learning dance at 12, as he was pushed into joining dance classes by his mother. He has worked on many dance shows, musicals, and other programs. He has also done commercials. He is a staunch believer in God and believes his parents are his biggest support system.
Jean-Victor Mackie was born on April 13, 2003, in Georgia, United States of America. His father, Bishop Charles Mackie, is one of the co-owners of the Manns Mackie Studios, a movie production company.
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Career: His Rise on TikTok
Jean-Victor Mackie began his social-media career with TikTok. He launched his TikTok channel, jeanvictorm, in July 2019. His original dance, sketch comedy, and dubs on TikTok are a hit with his fans. His account on the platform has gained over 49.2 million likes and more than 2.3 million fans.
His self-titled YouTube channel, Jean-Victor Mackie, has gained over 14 thousand subscribers and more than 117 thousand views. The channel was launched on October 16, 2016.
His Instagram account, jeanvictormackie, has gained over 107 thousand followers. In August 2020, he posted a childhood picture with a girl, with the caption “…she may or may not be my sister…” He has collaborated with video creator Caleb Green and TikTok sensation Addison Rae.
On June 25, 2020, he celebrated gaining a million fans on TikTok through an Instagram post. In July, he posted a few pictures wearing a mask. He is on Snapchat as jeanvictor1738.
He began dancing at the tender age of 12. In fact, he has confessed that his mother had forced him into taking up acting and dance classes. He had initially begun with hip-hop classes and then graduated to more styles such as modern dance, musical theater, jazz, ballet, and contemporary dance.
Jean-Victor Mackie has already been traveling a lot for work and has also worked with artists from Hollywood. He has worked with dancer Debbie Allen from the musical drama series Fame and calls it a “breath-taking experience.”
He has also been part of the show The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker and Debbie’s dance academy’s Summer Intensive show. He has also danced in a movie that Debbie directed and has Dolly Parton in it. He has been to Los Angeles to dance for a group. He has also traveled to California, Knoxville, and Nashville to dance at various events and shows.
Jean was once seen in a CarGurus commercial.
Jean-Victor Mackie as a Person
In a 2019 interview on Street Talk with Loretta Rose, Jean revealed a lot of things about himself.
In response to a query about how he deals with recognition, he said he wishes to stay humble all the time. He is also known for his discipline.
Jean-Victor Mackie remains motivated by thinking of God and with the help of his parents. He has revealed that his parents often ask him to stop playing Fortnite and to concentrate on his work instead. He is very focused on what he is doing. He has the ability to remain grounded because of his parents, who have been a great support system for him.
In one of his videos, he was seen dancing in the street with Nike slides on, which is something unusual. In response to a query about what inspired him to dance in that manner, he said he was inspired by the dance group The Future Kingz, who often dance with slides on. He once said that when he first posted a video of him dancing wearing slides, everyone liked it, except his parents.
He edits his own videos for his YouTube channel, using the software Final Cut Pro. He removes explicit words from his videos, as his parents would not allow profanity on his videos.
He wishes to encourage young people who want to become dancers. He advises people who do not have the resources to afford to go to a dance studio, or hire instructors, to learn dance from YouTube tutorials and post their videos on YouTube. He also advises the younger generation of dancers to be open to all sorts of dance forms, as candidates are usually asked to perform different types of dance.
His name, “Jean-Victor,” is French and means “God’s gracious get to be victorious.”