Jacob William Hoggard is a Canadian musician best known as the main singer of the pop-rock band Hedley. Prior to the formation of Hedley in 2004, Hoggard placed third on the second season of Canadian Idol.
Jacob Hoggard Hedley was born on July 9, 1984. He is 38 years old. Jacob Hoggard Hedley celebrates his birthday every year on July 9.
In 2018, he was arrested and charged with sexual assault, after which he declared he would cease touring and performing until further notice. Hoggard’s career began on Canadian Idol. In the second season of the show, he was one of the final three contestants.
He, along with Dave Rosin, Tommy Mac, and Chris Crippin, established the band Hedley. The group’s debut single “On My Own” debuted at number one on the Canadian Singles Chart.
In 2010, Hoggard participated in Young Artists for Haiti, and the song topped the Canadian Hot 100 chart.Hoggard participated in Artists Against Bullying in 2012 to record and release a cover of “True Colors” by Cyndi Lauper for Bullying Awareness Week. Hoggard was appointed host of the 2015 Juno Awards in 2015.
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Hoggard’s 2005 marriage to his high school sweetheart terminated in divorce in 2009. On December 31, 2018, Hoggard married Canadian actress Rebekah Asselstine.
Hoggard said in court on May 24, 2022 that he has been a carpenter in British Columbia since proclaiming an indefinite vacation from Hedley in response to sexual assault claims.