Jack Vale is an American comedian who has a YouTube channel featuring hidden-cameras and pranks. As of September 10, 2014, his videos have around 220 million views and his channel has more than 1,200,000 subscribers.
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Hi Redditors. Jack Vale here for a third time. I'm known for my YouTube pranks and starring in Jack Vale Offline on HLN. I'm also an avid dog lover! ENTER to WIN a day pranking with me https://gleam.io/dlMZ4/be-in-a-video-with-jack-vale
I'm part of a startup called DogLand, a social media app built around useful, engaging, and entertaining dog-related content. DogLand is also one of the first equity crowdfunding campaigns, so anyone has the chance to be a part of it. Learn more about this project at
Here's proof that it's me: https://twitter.com/jackvale/status/653972703649468416
Watch me prank YG: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JzCxQitOtrg
Thanks so much for all your questions...it was fun chatting with you! Let's talk again soon! Check out http://doglandapp.com It's awesome!!!
Hey Jack, i think you still didn't say anything about the "hiring actors" situation for your pranks. Would you please give us an answer on this?
I have never "staged" a prank. My pranks are authentic. There is a chapter in my book coming out explaining everything you will want to know.
Hey Jack, some of my favorite videos are your old man pranks.
I was just wondering how many different masks you have?
Maybe you could show us your favorite?
Old man is definitely my favorite! Just got an old lady I love too. I also have a clown, alien, a bunch of others I've never used!
Have you ever thought of working with Johnny Knoxville with your old man Harry character? Maybe Angry Grandpa's. :)
Would Love to! Angry Grandpas sounds funny!
Hey jack, will you be doing any fan meetups in Austin while filming season 2 of Jack Vale Offline?
Gonna try but don't think we are going to Austin now :(
Hi Jack, you are a youtube superstar, what made you excited in DogLand as your foray into joining a tech startup? why should we care about Better Pet and its fund raising campaign?
Loved the platform...attracted me to it right away. I myself am an avid Dog Lover! I got excited about this opportunity because its so fun to get involved in things I am already passionate about.
What is your favorite breed of dog?
I used to say Boxer but then I met my sweet girl, Sasha. Now, I would have to say German Shepherd. Plus, what if she sees this?
Who are your favorite bands/musicians?
WAY too many to list. Also love so many styles of music too!
Have you considered putting a dog walking service in your dog app "uber" style? Just make sure you verify walkers ext.
It may or may not be in the works. :) LOVE the concept
When are you coming back to NYC?! You need to do something on the subway with EdBassmaster!
I will hopefully be coming to NYC soon!
Hey Jack, long time fan of your videos mostly because I can enjoy them with everyone in my family without the worries of upsetting anyone, everyone seems to enjoy your content. However, I came across this post on Facebook which has some claims that one of your paranoid pranks was actually set up with actors. Care to elaborate?
I have never faked a prank. I do have a statement about this coming soon to my new book! It's awesome :)
first, thank you for the ama,
second, say hi to madysyn for me :P
third, why did you joined the startup DogLand beside you love for dogs ?
Welcome...love this! I'll tell Madysyn hi! Love for dogs and great business opportunity :)
Do you have any other team members on DogLand, or is it just you?
There are three of us total. Great guys, Jon and Gareth are avid dog lovers!
DogLand is such a cute app. Really glad I found out about it. What was it like pranking YG. Does he like dogs?
Happy you love DogLand...it's an amazing app. YG was cool. Good sport. I didn't know who he was but my kids knew! lol
Do you ever experience Phantom Pooter Syndrome? Where you reach for your Pooter but it isn't there, yet you still feel it.
Yes all the time. lol. Hate that! Sometimes I feel something that couldn't even resemble a pooter but it throws me off!
Hi Jack Vale. Are you still friends with Edbassmaster?
YES! LOVE ED!
When will you be doing more pranks with edbassmaster?
have you ever been to santa barbara? & ever plan on coming here to do pranks?
Would love to...I know Brian from Whatever is there.
HI Jack... Dave from Detroit.... Whatever happened to the collection of OLD MAN masks you had? Please more of those pranks! And please come to Detroit! We need some humor to take our minds off the Lions!!!
I have a ton of masks I use. Fun to pretend to be someone else.
What got you into doing pranks and videos?
I actually started uploading pranks to sell my "Pooters" and then it branched off into all of these other ideas!
You should do more Magic videos! Who helps you with those?
Rahat is good at that stuff lol.
When did you accept Christ and what kind of church do you attend? I'm a Christian too. I got saved at 7yrs old.
Christian, non-denominational church. I was raised in church. Accepted Jesus when I was a very young kid.
Hey, long time fan here!
How the hell can you hold yourself from laughing while in the elevator with the pooter?
Also, can I buy the pooter, even though I live in Sweden?
It's hard sometimes to keep a straight face! Even for me. YES! you can! We sell internationally.
How come some videos you uploaded you took down? Hope you didn't delete them and just put them on private because you can use them in the future, for a movie or something.
Lady's and gentlemen you have a very great opportunity to work with the awesome YouTuber Jack Vale https://wn.nr/dENdj
Jack, have you ever injured yourself with a Pooter?
Not directly but it did get me punched once in Target. And once I almost got sued by an angry lady who claimed I "farted all over her". She of course, was exaggerating. lol
Have you ever pranked in Canada, and if so, where? West Edmonton Mall would be an amazing place.....Although I haven't had courage to do it.
I would love that! Can I stay with you?
Are doing more old man pranks he is one my favorite I have seen every prank ? Have u ever did pranks in San Diego ?
I only live a couple hours from there. And yes, planning on more Old Man pranks soon!
Loved the EVP video you did last year! HOW DID YOU DO THAT?!?! Have you always been into magic? Also how did you do that
It was a rig up my sleeve. lol. It really freaked people out
We bought two Pooters all the way from Finland, did a fart prank video with it and it just reached 100k views. Thank you for the insipiration! Question: are you planning to do videos/projects abroad? Would be awesome to do co-op and hang out (in Finland for example ;)
Greetings from Finland!
Would absolutely love that and congrats on your video's success!
Do you ever feel embarrassed even though it is only a prank?
Not really. I do get embarrassed sometimes when it's Uncle John doing the pranks. He doesn't seem to know where the line should be drawn.
Hows uncle john doing?
He's doing great! Filming with him next week!
When did you become a Christian?
When I was little
When did you become a comedian full time? like when did you quit your day to day job? and how did you feel when you took on that decision?
for everyone, here he is live on facebook https://www.facebook.com/officialjackvale/videos/vb.138725779498014/887207297983188/?type=2&theater
It was a pretty natural and organic process. I just became so busy that the pranks took over my time. I love what I do.
Hi Jack! When did you start pranking, and what was your earliest remembered prank?
Farting in public was probably the first prank I ever did as a kid. Of course back then it was a real fart.
Hey jack can you do a colloboration with roman atwood soon?
I don't plan on it.
Discovered you years back on one of your first Pooter videos. Any advice for someone who desperately wants to make YouTube videos for a living, but doesn't know what kind of videos to make?
Think of the stuff you are passionate about and make videos about that! Then you'll have fun, doing what you love!
Any new unchap ideas?
Yes...really about to step it up.
Have you ever though about doing pranks with Chris as your grandpa ( the oldman )?
I'm thinking about it now.
Hey Jack, how do you get reactions with the pooter in public places?
If you could shoutout my close friends YouTube Channel which is JHFLIMS I would appreciate it his channel is inspired by you thanks. :)
Cool! I get reactions from people in public by making sure they can hear it.
Can you yodel for us?
Hey Jack! Thanks for doing this AMA. I desperately want to make YouTube videos for a living, but currently work full-time, and don't have the time or the money to spend on proper equipment. I'm only 22. Any advice for me?
Just make the videos. Period. Even with your phone. Don't wait for the perfect equipment or the right time. Just do it!
What do your kids think of you doing pranks? So they ever join in?
My kids join in the prank fun all the time. It's a fun household! :)
What happened to Landon your old camera guy?
He's doing great! Good friend of the family. He has another job.
Cute dog, whats its name?
Sasha. That's my girl!
Do you miss the old youtube layout and the 5 star rating system?
Sometimes. I do hate that dislike button.
Would you look at that?!
Sure, I'll look at it!
Holding hands pranks are the best. what gave u that idea?
Once there was a salesman who was a little touchy feely with me and I thought that would make a good prank
Hey Jack , when are you going to collab with EdBassmaster again ? greetings from Iceland
Hopefully soon! Love Ed
Hey Jack, you ever thought of doing a web series or a TV show, where you be hosting and a celebrity guest comes and showcases their everyday lives for a day, will see their morning routines, their afternoon routines, and their night routines, also showing their lives at home, career, and what they do on their freetimes?
Is that a job offer? I'll take it!