JoJo Siwa - the dancing YouTuber and reality TV personality - is now one of the most-followed people on TikTok. Here's everything you need to know about her.
Who is JoJo Siwa and why is she famous?
JoJo Siwa is an American internet personality, singer, dancer and actress - as well as being a reality TV star.
She's known for appearing on two seasons of the US reality talent show Dance Moms with her mum, Jessalynn Siwa. At age 16, JoJo became the youngest contestant ever on both Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition (2013) and The Masked singer.
JoJo posts dance tutorials on YouTube as well as vlogs about her day-to-day life. She's very popular with younger viewers with her colourful and fun-loving look and signature hair bows.
In 2020, she was listed in the 100 most influential people in the world by Time.
JoJo started on YouTube, but now has a healthy TikTok following.
Her username on TikTok is @itsjojosiwa.
JoJo Siwa Key Facts
- Real Name: Joelle Joanie Siwa
- Age: 18
- DoB: 19th May 2003
- Nationality: American
- Net Worth: $20 million
- TikTok Followers: 36.3 million
- Instagram Followers: 10.9 million
- Twitter Followers: 615,100
- YouTube Subscribers: 12.3 million
- Twitch Followers: 14,600
All numbers correct as of September 2021.
JoJo Siwa Net Worth: How much does JoJo Siwa earn?
It's reported that JoJo Siwa is worth a staggering $20 million (£14.4 million) in 2021.
As well as her earnings from social media posts, Siwa has her own line of hair bows in collaboration with UK fashion chain Claire's and a range of accessories, home decor and even dolls with American store J. C. Penney.
In addition, JoJo has secured several TV appearances and even game deals over the course of her short career so far. In 2017, she signed with Nickelodeon to appear in the film Blurt! and the TV series Lip Sync Battle Shorties. JoJo is also a playable character in the game Nickelodeon Kart Racers 2: Grand Prix.
JoJo also has her D.R.E.A.M The Tour with Nickelodeon, where she performs for fans live in concert.
How old is JoJo Siwa?
Born on 19th May 2003 in Nebraska, US, JoJo Siwa turned 18-years-old in 2021.
JoJo's mum, Jessalynn Siwa, is a professional dance instructor and her dad, Tom Siwa, is a chiropractor.
JoJo has an older brother, Jayden Siwa, who's also a successful vlogger.
Who Is JoJo Siwa's girlfriend?
JoJo Siwa is currently in a long-distance relationship with her best friend, Kylie Prew.
According to People, the two met on a cruise ship and they went Instagram official in February 2021, days after JoJo told fans she was a part of the LGBTQ community.
She told the publication that she doesn't really identify with any sexuality. "I have this joke. Her name is Kylie. And so I say that I'm Ky-sexual," she said.
JoJo previously dated a guy, Mark Bontempo, who's also a TikTok star.
3 Interesting Facts About JoJo Siwa
From famous friends to her eye-watering earnings, here are a few things to know about JoJo Siwa.
1) She's pals with the Kardashians
According to The Sun, JoJo said that she and Kim Kardashian talk regularly after she learned that Kim's eldest daughter North is a huge fan.
JoJo even featured in an episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians season 17, where North goes to meet JoJo and film a video together. North has appeared in several videos with her hero since.
2) She bought her first house at age 16
Having already earned more money than the average person does in a lifetime by age 16, JoJo splashed out on a $3.5 million condo in the LA suburb of Tarzana for herself and her family in February 2020. That's pretty impressive!
3) She first appeared on TV as a baby
JoJo first appeared on TV as a baby in an advert for floors, of all things. She's certainly come along since then.
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