MEET: Jacob Idris
AGENCY: Munchkins Talent Agency
Born to Italian & African parents, it’s easy to see where Jacob gets his unique good looks from. With a wicked sense of humour and confidence to match, we are certain there will be no stopping this 8 year old! We sat down with Jacob and leant what he has been up to lately.
What is the best thing that has happened to you this year?
Getting an iPhone 6s!!
Tell me something interesting about yourself, that not many people know.
Not many people know that I have being going to the milk bar before school and buying lollies and sharing it with my friends…. He he…
The cat’s out of the bag now! What do you want to be when you grow up?
I want to be a movie actor and an NBA player.
What is your favourite thing to wear that you will never throw out?
My hoodie shirt is my fav!
Can you tell us a little bit about what you have been up to lately, in terms of photo shoots or acting?
I just went for a Jeep casting and a photoshoot recently… Check out my insta page… he he.
What is your favourite thing to do in Summer?
I like going to water parks and the beach in Summer.
Do you remember the very first job you did, and how did it make you feel?
Yeah, my first job was for Kmart. It was fun and I got to ride an electric scooter… AND my mum brought me the scooter for my birthday…!!
Have you done any workshops, like runway or acting workshops before? How do you think it has helped you gain confidence and learn more about the industry?
Yes, I’ve done an acting workshop with Peta @studioP… it was heaps fun!
Do you follow any models or actors that you admire on social media, if so who, and why are they the best?
I follow Jace Norman because I like his show ‘Henry Danger’, and I follow him on TikTok. I think he is a great actor, and really look up to him.
Do you have any special talents, play any instruments or play sports?
Yes, I’ve got talent!! I’m a gymnast, basketball player and football player.
If you were to get the coolest modeling or acting job tomorrow, what would it be doing, who for, and why?
It would be so cool to be an actor in a movie with Jace Norman!!
If you had one wish what would it be?
Well, I have two wishes actually… to be rich and be Jace Norman’s friend!