Adam Jacobs is a Broadway actor and singer best known for originating the title role of Aladdin in Disney's Aladdin. He has also starred as Marius in the Les Misérables 2006 Broadway Revival, and Simba in Disney's The Lion King on Broadway.
Jacobs was born in May 17, 1984, in Half Moon Bay, California. He began performing in community theater as a teenager, and went on to study at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. After graduating, Jacobs landed his first Equity role as Nanki-poo in Marriott Theatre's Hot Mikado. In 2007, he made his Broadway debut in the national tour of Les Misérables, and later reprised the role on Broadway.
In 2011, Jacobs was cast as Aladdin in the pre-Broadway tryout of Disney's Aladdin. The show opened on Broadway in 2014, and Jacobs was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical. He continued to play the role of Aladdin on Broadway until 2016.
In addition to his work on Broadway, Jacobs has also toured the country in several productions, including Aladdin, The Lion King, and Mamma Mia!. He has also released a solo album, "Right Where I Belong."