JoJo Siwa is basically the embodiment of rainbows and sequins, and either the saviour of the bane of many parents’ lives.
The teen icon is known for her positive attitude, and is never seen without a big bow in her hair.
JoJo recently made headlines when she came out as gay, with fans and celebrities taking to social media to shower her with praise and supportive messages.
But how old is the young star, and what is she famous for?
How old is JoJo Siwa?
JoJo Siwa was born in Omaha, Nebraska on May 19, 2003 – making her 17 years old.
JoJo’s real name is Joelle Joanie Siwa.
Celebrity Net Worth estimates that the teen is worth a whopping $14 million (£10.25 million).
Why is JoJo Siwa famous?
You may not know who JoJo Siwa is, but your kids certainly will.
JoJo is an American dancer, singer, actress, and social media personality.
She shot to fame after appearing in two seasons of Dance Moms with her mother, Jessalynn Siwa
After Dance Moms she released the single I Can Make U Dance and Boomerang, and was signed to Nickelodeon.
One of the things JoJo has become synonymous with is her hair bows.
She ended up creating a range of JoJo Bows alongside Claire’s, which swept primary schools across the world.
In some schools they were even banned, after some children were bullied for not being able to afford the bows – which cost up to £12 each.
JoJo calls her fans Siwanatorz, and now 12.1 million subscribers on her YouTube channel It’s JoJo Siwa.
On the platform she vlogs and releases music videos, and she has a mostly young following.
JoJo also has a large following on TikTok, where she partakes in dance challenges and trends.
She was included on Time’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2020.
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Author: Anna Paul and Jessica Lindsay