Jacob Young released a self-titled CD in 2001. Two years later, he joined the cast of All My Children in the coveted role of JR Chandler, receiving a Daytime Emmy Award nomination in his first year on the show.
In 2000, Young joined the cast of General Hospital, playing to role of Lucky Spencer, and took home the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Lead Actor in May 2002.
He also portrayed Rick Forrester on The Bold and the Beautiful, during which he received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Younger Lead Actor. His feature film credits include The Girl Next Door, with additional television credits for the ABC movie The Beach Boys: An All American Family and guest starring in ABC's Hope & Faith.
Growing up in Washington State, Mr. Young began to showcase his talent in productions of Guys and Dolls, Grease, The Wizard of Oz and Our Town. He has performed in two ABC Daytime benefits in support of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. On May 9, 2006 he made his Broadway debut in Disney's Beauty and the Beast, playing the role of Lumiï¿½re, the candlestick.