Jojo Siwa is just in her teens but is living the life of her dreams, she is already everything you have ever dreamed of becoming. The child star whose aesthetic is full of rainbow and glitter – that is what tween dreams are literally made of anyway – has proven over and over that age is just a number when it comes to talent and success. From Dance Moms, she has come a long way since getting her start on the show.
Siwa has also successfully parlayed her brief reality-show fame into many other ventures including a lucrative YouTube channel JoJo Siwa Vlogs with over 3.1 million subscribers, a hairbow line, a three-book deal, a slew of singles like Boomerang, and a talent deal with Nickelodeon spawned special delights like The Jojo & BowBow Show Show. She has over 5 million Instagram followers with more than 430k on Twitter.
Her many achievements both in the entertainment and fashion industry have consistently begged the question, how old is Jojo Siwa? Because you would also like to find out just what she did to become a household name among kids and teens, how she does what she does, how much she earns, as well as what she is doing now, we bring you answers.
How Old Is JoJo Siwa?
Jojo Siwa is known for her incredible performances on the dance floor, the music area and acting industry and is also making bold statements in the fashion arena with her sparkly hair bows. Her story started when she was born into the household of Jessalynn Siwa (nee Lombardi) a professional dance instructor from Iowa, and a chiropractor from Nebraska known as Dr. Tom Siwa on May 19th, 2003 in Omaha, Nebraska. She is the second child of the couple who named her Joelle Joanie Siwa at birth and raised her alongside her older brother, Jayden who is also a vlogger.
Given her mom’s profession, Siwa was introduced to dance early and spend most of her childhood days in mother’s dance studio. At 2, she performed her first solo dance and had her first TV show at the age of 9. She started on her journey to fame when she entered for the Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition as the youngest contestant on the second season in 2013. She finished as one of the top-5 finalists.
In early 2015, she was selected for Abby Lee Miller‘s ALDC dance competition team and started to appear on the reality show Dance Moms, which follows the team. In the same year, she also appeared in such TV series as The View, made a guest appearance in Good Day L.A. as well as in Good Day New York.
What Is She Doing Now?
Jojo Siwa is signed to Nickelodeon and has appeared in series like Nickelodeon’s Ultimate Halloween Costume Party, Make It Pop, Lip Sync Battle Shorties with Nick Cannon. Her animated web series The JoJo and BowBow Show debuted in 2018. Her other TV works include 2019’s Jojo’s Dream Birthday, Jojo Siwa’s Follow Your D.R.E.A.M. Special. Siwa made her film debut with Blurt! (2018) in the role of Victoria with Jace Norman and was also featured in The Angry Birds Movie 2 in 2019 as Jay.
The bright bow girl has also proven herself as a singer. Her first single Boomerang (2016) which addresses internet bullies was a hit and was certified platinum. The song’s video has been viewed more than 450 million times and has earned over 2.5 million likes. She runs a club known as the JoJo’s Siwanator club which promotes positive perceptions and confidence to fight against negative vices and bullies. The members are called Siwanators
Her other songs include I Can Make U Dance, Kid in a Candy Store, Only Getting Better, It’s Time To Celebrate and My Story. She has also released two EPs; D.R.E.A.M. The Music and Celebrate.
In 2018, Siwa was named the Breakout Artist of the Year by Vivid Seats. She has also won the several Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards including the Favorite Viral Music Artist in 2017, 2018’s Favorite Musical YouTube Creator and Favorite Social Music Star in 2019.
As a businesswoman, she was able to take something fairly simple and widespread and turn it into an empire. Siwa has fairly 1000 bows and in 2016, she gave other girls the opportunity to copy her signature look by releasing a line of hairbows, Jojo bowline which now sells at Claire’s, a fashion accessory company for young girls. She has sold more than 35 millions of the signature hairbows. Siwa has also launched another line of accessories, bedroom decor, and a lookalike doll in partnership with J.C. Penney and several children’s books.
With all the energy, Siwa is excited to go on her first tour, titled D.R.E.A.M The Tour which is all she has been talking about since she announced her tour dates. The Tour is scheduled to hit 52 cities before it ends.
What Is Her Net Worth?
The teenager has made a fortune for herself from her various ventures. Her hard work as a dancer, singer, actress, an internet persona, the owner of an accessory line coupled with her licensing deal with Nickelodeon has earned her a whopping net worth estimated to be $12 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
The amount may seem unbelievable but when you have the knack to turn glitter into gold, it is possible.