He is one of Hollywood’s rising stars.
But Australian actor Jacob Elordi has left his American fans baffled over his real accent.
The 26-year-old, who was born in Brisbane, shocked American viewers during an appearance on Saturday Night Live, when he hosted the show in his natural voice.
It appears that many US fans expected the Euphoria star to be American.
‘Watching SNL and why did no one tell me Jacob Elordi has an accent Oh,’ wrote one fan on X (formerly Twitter), signing it with a crying Emoji.
Hollywood star Jacob Elordi hosted Saturday Night Live – and the Queenslander baffled fans with his Aussie accent (pictured on SNL)
It appears that other U.S. based fans were equally perplexed with one clearly distraught fan exclaiming in – capitals: ‘Jacob Elordi has an accent?’
The Saltburn star began his hosting gig on SNL by delivering the monologue – and one fan thought his Down Under twang was a ‘performance’.
‘Jacob Elordi sounds like he’s faking his accent,’ wrote the fan on X and added:
‘Sorry don’t believe it be normal.’
The Saltburn star began his hosting gig on SNL by delivering the monologue – and one fan thought his Down Under twang was a ‘performance’
However, one at least one fan on the X thread appeared to know that the Kissing Booth star came from Down Under.
‘Jacob Elordi’s American accent so I be forgetting he’s Australian’ they wrote.
Meanwhile, Jacob has become a viral sensation after his star turn in the racy new film Saltburn.
The hunky star has attracted 786,000 new followers to his Instagram since the movie dropped on Amazon Prime Video last month.
The 26-year-old, who was born in Brisbane, shocked viewers during his appearance on Saturday Night Live, when he hosted the show in his Aussie accent, since many apparently, expected the Saltburn star to be an American
Jacob who plays the character Felix Catton in the black comedy now has a staggering 13.6million followers on the popular social platform.
According to social poker site Replay Poker, Jacob’s Saltburn co-star Barry Keoghan is benefitting from the movies popularity as well.
The Irish-born actor has gained 608,000 new Instagram followers in the last 30 days.
And the movie itself continues to create excitement on line with #Saltburn attracting 4.1billion views on TikTok.