JoJo Siwa

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Joelle Joanie "JoJo" Siwa (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[1] and for her singles "Boomerang" and "Kid in a Candy Store".

Siwa posts daily videos of her life on her YouTube channels, "JoJo Siwa TV" and "It's JoJo Siwa".[2] 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.[3]

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

Siwa came out as being in the LGBTQ+ community in January 2021.[4][5][6] 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.[7]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition Divas in the House: JoJo Eliminated", November 6, 2013, July 19, 2016
  2. Bentley, David (2017-07-26). "This is what happened when JoJo Bows star came to Birmingham". birminghammail. Retrieved 2018-04-09.
  3. Food and Drug Administration [@US_FDA] (June 6, 2019). "FDA Safety Alert" (Tweet). Retrieved June 15, 2019 – via Twitter.
  4. 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.
  5. Drysdale, Jennifer (January 22, 2021). "JoJo Siwa Wears 'Best Gay Cousin Ever' Shirt". Entertainment Tonight. Retrieved January 23, 2021.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.