Jacob Mark Pitts (born August 21, 1985) is an American guitarist, songwriter, producer, and engineer best known for being the lead guitarist of Black Veil Brides. He is in a DJ duo with his wife Inna Pitts called Dr. Cool & Babe. He is also in the band Aelonia with her, in which he plays guitar and is a producer.
Early Life[edit | edit source]
During his early life, Jake grew up in Idaho. He has an older sister, Sarah Pitts-Lowry, who has two children, named Aiden and Minka. His mother's name was Carolyn and his father's name is Mark.
Growing up, Jake had no friends and was a quiet person. He was picked on and laughed at when he said he wanted to be a rock star in the future. In order to cope with the bullying and have something to focus on he would go home and practice guitar.
Black Veil Brides[edit | edit source]
Jake joined Black Veil Brides in November of 2009 and plays lead guitar. He mixes and engineers the records as well.
Aelonia[edit | edit source]
Jake and his wife Inna Pitts created a band named Aelonia, which they describe as an electronic pop metal duo. An Album was released in April 2019.
Personal Life[edit | edit source]
Family[edit | edit source]
Jake's mother, Carolyn, passed away on January 18, 2014. A song named Carolyn was written by Jake and Andy in honor of her and was featured on the record, we stitch these wounds.
Relationships[edit | edit source]
He was engaged to British model Ella Cole.
He is married to Ukrainian model Inna Pitts. They live in Los Angeles. They are owners of clothing brand Be Real & CO. They have also created a band named Aelonia, in which Jake plays guitar and sings/screams while Inna Sings and writes the songs. both of them have also started a dj duo called Dr Cool And Babe.
Awards[edit | edit source]
His personal awards while being in the band include:
- Best Guitarist "Jake Pitts" - Revolver Golden Gods 2012
- Best Guitarists 2012 - Revolver Golden Gods 2012 (along with Jinxx)
- Guitarists of the Year 2013 - AP Magazine
Social Media[edit | edit source]