Jacob Hoggard Biography

Birth Day July 9th, 1984
Birth Place Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
Age 39 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Cancer

About Jacob Hoggard - Canadian former singer

Jacob Hoggard is a former singer and songwriter from Canada. He is best known as the lead singer of the Canadian Pop-rock band Headley. Moreover, he participated in Canadian Idol's second season in 2004 and finished third. 

Moreover, Hoggard is a sex offender. He was arrested and accused of sexual assault in 2018, then after he declared he would no longer be touring and performing until further notice. He later received a conviction for a sexual assault charge that resulted in bodily harm but was cleared of another charge, all the while still being charged with a third sexual assault. On October 20, 2022, he was given a five-year jail sentence after being found guilty of sexually assaulting an Ottawa woman.

Jacob Hoggard Family Background

Jacob Hoggard was born on 9th July 1984 in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. His birth name is Jacob William Hoggard. Hoggard was born to his father, Nigel Allen, and his mother Elaine Allen. He holds Canadian citizenship and came from a mixed ethnic background. His race is white. He belongs to a Christian religious family and his zodiac sign is cancer.

Considering his academic background, Hoggard attended Senator Reid Elementary School in Surrey, British Columbia, and Mennonite Educational Institute. He also attended Yale Secondary School in Abbotsford, L.A. Matheson Secondary school, as well as the City Central Learning Center.

Jacob Hoggard Career

  • At the age of twelve, Jacob started teaching himself to play the guitar.
  • Hoggard began his singing career appearing on Canadian Idol, where he made it to the top three in the second season.
  • Later on, he formed a band named Hedley alongside Chris Crippin, Tommy Mac, and Dave Rosin.
  • In 2005, the band released their debut single, "On My Own", which peaked at number one on the Canadian Singles Chart.
  • He participated in Young Artists for Haiti, and the song peaked at number one on the Canadian Hot 100 charts.
  • In support of Bullying Awareness Week in 2012, Hoggard recorded and released a remake of Cyndi Lauper's "True Colors".
  • Eventually, he was named the host of the 2015 Juno Awards.

Jacob Hoggard Wife

Jacob Hoggard is a married man. He married Canadian actress and choreographer, Rebekah Asselstine on December 31, 2018.  Previously, he was married to his high school sweetheart, Tammy Hoggard in 2005 but their marriage ended in divorce in 2009.

Regarding his allegations of sexual misconduct and rape, Hoggard and his bandmates were suspects in a sexual assault case in 2005, while a minor was found unconscious and shoeless outside a London, Ontario, venue where the band had performed. When the victim declined to utilize a rape kit, the police inquiry was ended, and the band informed the venue management that any more discussion of the incident would result in legal action.

In February  2018, he announced that he would be stepping away from his career indefinitely following Heldey's tour as he was charged with one count of sexual interference and two counts of sexual assault causing bodily harm, involving a child under 16 and a woman on July 23, 2018. 

On August 23, 2019, it was revealed that Hoggard's trial would start on September 27 but, his trial was postponed on January 25th,221, to 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

His trial was again postponed due to COVID-19 in January 2022. On June 5, 2022, a Toronto jury convicted Hoggard guilty of sexual assault resulting in bodily harm against an Ottawa lady in the fall of 2016. Additionally, the jury cleared him of one allegation of sexual interference and one count of sexual assault against a 16-year-old fan. After being found guilty of sexually assaulting an Ottawa woman, Hoggard was given a five-year jail sentence on October 20, 2022.

Jacob Hoggard Net Worth 2022

Jacob Hoggard earns a good salary of about thousands of dollars annually and has a net worth of around $3 million as of 2022. He accumulated such worth from his singing career.

Jacob Hoggard Tattoos

Jacob Hoggard is a good-looking dashing guy with an average body build type. He stands at a tall height of 6 feet 2 inches and weighs around 75 kg. Hoggard has a pair of dark brown eyes and his hair color is also dark brown. Moreover, he has numerous tattoos on his body which attracted many individuals to him.

Furthermore, his sexual orientation is straight.

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