JoJo Siwa

American dancer, singer, actress, and YouTube personality

Joelle Joanie "JoJo" Siwa (/ˈswɑː/; born May 19, 2003) is an American dancer, pop singer, actress, and YouTube personality. She is known for appearing for two seasons on Dance Moms[5] and for her singles "Boomerang" and "Kid in a Candy Store".

JoJo Siwa
Siwa in 2024
Joelle Joanie Siwa

(2003-05-19) May 19, 2003 (age 21)[1]
Years active2013–present
Musical career
LabelsJoJo Siwa Entertainment
YouTube information
Years active2015–present[4]
Subscribers12.2 million
Total views3.8 billion

Last updated: 24 July 2022

Siwa posts daily videos of her life on her YouTube channels, "JoJo Siwa TV" and "It's JoJo Siwa".[6] She was born in Omaha, Nebraska.

In June 2019, the FDA issued a warning about dangerous levels of asbestos in a JoJo Siwa-branded cosmetics kit.[7]

JoJo signed with Nickelodeon in 2017. She was in the movies Blurt! and Lip Sync Battle Shorties with Nick Cannon. She played on pictionary!.

Personal life


Siwa came out as being in the LGBTQ+ community in January 2021.[8][9][10] In February 2021, she revealed that she is in a relationship with her best friend who asked her to be her girlfriend a month before.[11]


  1. "Jo Jo Siwa Biography". Biography. Archived from the original on June 14, 2020. Retrieved 24 Dec 2019.
  2. Frederick, Brittany (December 7, 2018). "5 things you didn't know about JoJo Siwa". AXS. Archived from the original on October 19, 2019. Retrieved October 19, 2019.
  3. Nguyen, Terry (July 22, 2019). "If you're 7 years old, JoJo Siwa is the most famous person in the world". The Washington Post. Archived from the original on October 19, 2019. Retrieved October 19, 2019.
  4. Siwa, JoJo. "Its JoJo Siwa". YouTube. Archived from the original on September 2, 2020. Retrieved September 26, 2020.
  5. "Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition Divas in the House: JoJo Eliminated", November 6, 2013, July 19, 2016
  6. Bentley, David (2017-07-26). "This is what happened when JoJo Bows star came to Birmingham". birminghammail. Retrieved 2018-04-09.
  7. Food and Drug Administration [@US_FDA] (June 6, 2019). "FDA Safety Alert" (Tweet). Retrieved June 15, 2019 – via Twitter.
  8. Moreau, Jordan (January 22, 2021). "JoJo Siwa Comes Out as Gay After Viral 'Born This Way' TikTok". Variety. Archived from the original on January 23, 2021. Retrieved January 23, 2021.
  9. Drysdale, Jennifer (January 22, 2021). "JoJo Siwa Wears 'Best Gay Cousin Ever' Shirt". Entertainment Tonight. Retrieved January 23, 2021.
  10. Mauch, Ally (January 23, 2021). "JoJo Siwa Says 'I'm Just Really Happy' to Be in LGBTQ Community, Talks Breakup with Ex-Boyfriend". People. Retrieved January 23, 2021.
  11. Bate, Ellie (February 4, 2021). "JoJo Siwa Revealed She Has A Girlfriend And Explained How She Encouraged Her Coming-Out". Buzzfeed News. Retrieved February 4, 2021.