Jordyn Jones is an American-born multi-talented dancer, singer, actress and YouTuber, who has a very high following on YouTube and Instagram, and is famous for performing on major stages including Kids Choice Awards and MTV Video Music.
Age, Early Life, and Education Background
Jordyn ‘Kaylee Marie’ Jones was born under the Pisces zodiac sign on 13 March 2000, in Kalamazoo, Michigan USA, which makes her 21 years old as of 2021. She was born to Tim Jones, who was a permanent employee of America’s Law Enforcement, before he passed away in 2019, and his wife Kelly Jones, a homemaker, whom she lives together with alongside her two brothers, Casey, the eldest and Skyler the last born, in the Los Angeles-based Studio City. Jordy or Jords as her close friends and family call her was raised in her birth-town, Kalamazoo.
When Jords turned two, her mother, who was consistently involved in the music and dance world, encouraged her to follow her dreams and she put her through baton twirling classes, as she told Glitter Magazine during an interview. She attended a local elementary school before she was home-schooled using Facetime by her teacher who lived in Las Vegas. It is rumored that she didn’t attend college to pursue her singing and dancing career.
Interesting Facts, Hobbies and Interests
Jordyn likes watching “Frozen,” which according to her inspired her to pursue professional singing.
She enjoys watching Disney shows such as “Liv & Maddie” – her favorite actor and actress are Will Smith and Jennifer Aniston respectively, while her best-liked celebrity is Zane.
Her favorite dishes are chicken tenders, chip pancakes, and tacos.
She likes going on vacations in Maui, Oahu, and Cabo, and her favorite holiday European destination is Paris, France.
The American model is fashion-oriented, and likes dressing in flashy dresses and the latest trends, which makes her widely admired at her young age.
Jones was previously a rapper in the 5 Little Princesses girls’ group, famously known as 5PL, and she sang in the “Princess Pop” music video.
She is famous for appearing in a People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA2) ad in 2015, and helped urge people to adopt pets.
Career and Social Media Presence
By the time she attained the age of 10, Jones had begun performing in various reality TV shows and national competitions.
She took part in 2012’s “Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition” and she came in at position five, and despite not winning any big award in the event, she was taken on by the youth artist agency Reload Music Group. With the agency’s help, she began to get more television offers, and in 2014 she was selected to host Kids’ Choice Awards by Nickelodeon and X-Factor.
In 2016, Jordyn starred in a few YouTube videos, including “Dance Camp” and “Coked Up!” –the former is about Hunter, a youthful artiste who goes to train in a dance camp, where she meets a companion (Jones) and they join forces to defeat their rival in “The Lance Camp” plot. The video went viral on social media, which saw her quickly gaining fame.
The California-born sensation rose to prominence when she posted a music video covering the widely-known song “Fancy” by Iggy Azalea; however, the cover song received several negative reviews, because some critics argued that she wasn’t creative enough, and that she had copied the song – despite this, she continued posting her music on her official YouTube channel.
Jordyn has also featured in several films and TV shows. She was seen in the series “Overnights” and “Bench”, and in the comedic film “Internet Famous”, together with Tay Zonday and Shane Dawson.
Social Media Presence
Jones has a strong presence on social media, and is followed by more than 800,000 fans on Facebook. She is also active on Twitter with approximately 450,000 followers and has around six million Instagram followers.
Personal Life, Rumors, and Controversies
In 2016, Jones began dating popular Instagram star Brandon Westenberg, who has over two million followers, but they broke up two years in 2018 – he’s one year younger than her. She then started dating Sean Cavaliere who is a famous pop singer and actor, credited for his performance in the series “Chicken Girls”, but they broke up a few months later for reasons they kept private.
Jordyn was also in a romantic relationship with the YouTube star Jordan Beau, who has a wide following and is fond of posting challenges, vlogs, and comedic content. However, they broke-up in 2018 after dating for three years – Jones took to her Instagram page on 23 July 2021, posting a black-and-white picture breaking the news to her fans, revealing through a caption that the decision to break-up was her call, saying that she wanted to spend more time with herself and added that ‘…Thank you (Jordan Beau) for being the brightest light in my life over the past three years. You are an amazing guy, so I’m so thankful for all the amazing, unforgettable memories we made.’
On the other hand, Beau wrote on his Instagram page that ‘I know a day will never go by where you don’t cross my mind…’ regarding her decision, Jordyn stated in an episode of “What They Don’t tell You” that ‘…he (Beau) did absolutely nothing wrong…I’m definitely changing. I’m becoming more ‘live life,’ more YOLO, more carefree, more selfish. And I feel like that’s a good side of me changing.’
Jordyn is currently single and unmarried, and likes spending most of her time with her family. She is good friends with the singer and guitarist Carson Lueders and Tayler Holder, who is also a famous YouTuber.
Rumors and Controversies
Jordyn suffered controversy in 2014, after she appeared in a video of the show “Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition” dressed in short and revealing clothing. Many critics questioned her parents for allowing their teenage daughter to appear in such videos, and some alleged that they did so to exploit her for commercial gain. Nonetheless, she wasn’t affected by the controversy, and continued to feature in many charitable activities – including helping underprivileged children; she also expressed her desire through her website to take part in more philanthropic works if anyone was willing to support her.
Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance
Jones is of white ethnicity, with black eyes and long blonde hair and high cheekbones. She is slim-built standing at a height of 5ft 3ins (1.6m), weighing approximately 120lbs (55kgs) and with vital statistics of 34C-23-25 – she wears shoes size 5 (US). She likes exercising daily, stretching and cardio exercises to maintain her figure. The American social media sensation has at least five tattoos on her body, one on her right ribcage that matches with that of Sharon Jones, whom she considers a sister; she also has a ‘heart sign,’ rose, and ‘ANGEL’ tattoos.
As of 2021, Jordyn’s net worth is approximately $5 million, earned collaboratively through her multi-faceted singing, acting and dancing careers. She also earns a substantial amount through her endorsement work for brands such as IndoEskrim Mudd, and JCPenney.