When it comes to art, there have been different mediums through which creative people have used to express themselves and one of the leading forms is animations. While big budget studios like Pixar dominate the animation world, the emergence of YouTube has given a chance for animators like Jaiden Dittfach, who goes by the online name, Jaiden Animations, to rise to the top of their craft and create a huge following.
Jaiden Animations is one of the leading creators on YouTube, particularly in the film and animation genre, where she boasts of over 6 million subscribers to her YouTube channel. Learn more about her, her background and her work below.
Jaiden Animations – Biography, Age
Before she became famous as Jaiden Animations, she was Jaiden Dittfach and she was born on the 27th of September, 1997 in Arizona to multi-racial parents. Much of her background details remain unknown, but she is known to have graduated from Red Mountain High School before heading to the University of Arizona where she earned her bachelor’s degree.
While her childhood life began in September 1997, her online life as Jaiden Animations began on the 17th of February, 2014 at the age of 17 when she created her channel. Through the channel, Jaiden began to express the affinity for drawing and storytelling that she had developed since she was a child and has held on to it well into adulthood to become a digital star.
Her videos and animations are often about her life, sharing anecdotes from her life in animated story format. She is also known to occasionally vlog with her pet bird, Ari and over the course of her YouTube career, she has worked with several other animators like iHasCupquake, TheOdd1sOut, and couple more others.
Since she created the channel, Jaiden Animations has been able to grow it to over 6 million subscribers with over 700 million views and as at our last update. The channel holds the 32nd position in the list of the most subscribed channel in Film & Animation. The popularity of her channel and the love for her content has led her to create her own merchandise store, Jaidenanimations.com.
Outside of animation and YouTube content creation, Jaiden Animations is a fan of sports, especially individual sports like karate and tennis.
Mom and Brother
We know that Jaiden Animations was born to a Japanese mother while her father is believed to be Caucasian but that is the extent of public information available about her parents, especially her mother. Also, Jaiden is known to be one of at least two children born to her parents, with the other being a younger brother named Jax. Her brother has featured in some of her animations, as part of the expression of the close relationship she has with her little brother. It is unknown if she lives with her parents but she currently lives in Los Angeles.
A run through Jaiden Animations channel will reveal several interesting anecdotes about her life but what you are not likely to find are details about her personal life, specifically the identity of her boyfriend. Jaiden isn’t known to be in a relationship and that is certainly not for a lack of trying as one of her anecdotes once revealed that she was stood up on a date.
Other Facts About Jaiden Animations
- Despite the excellence and creative nature of her work, contrary to what many might expect, Jaiden Animations did not study animation in school or in any institution. She taught herself how to make animations.
- With over 6.2 million subscribers on YouTube, over 767 million views and over 2 million followers on Instagram, Jaiden is well positioned for major ad revenues from both her channel and her Instagram account. Her channel has an average yearly revenue between $61k and $990k which has helped her to an estimated net worth of $2 million.
- She has a height of 5 feet 6 inches, a body weight of 55kg and has other body features like dark brown hair and brown colored eyes.
- As part of Jaiden’s interest and love for creative arts, she is a competent piano and violin and player. According to her, she was introduced to the latter instrument in high school.
- Jaiden Animations once suffered from bulimia and anorexia back when she was in college and she expressed her struggles through the only way she knows how – through a music video with Boyinaband. The music video is titled, Empty.