Who is Vandy Jaidenn?
Vandy Jaidenn’s was born on 22 July 2004, in the United States of America, and is a social media personality as well as a model, best known for finding fame on several social media sites. She has a huge following on both Instagram and TikTok, with hundreds of thousands of fans despite still being in her teens.
The Riches of Vandy Jaidenn
As of early-2020, Vandy Jaidenn’s net worth is estimated to be over $200,000, earned through success in her various online endeavors.
Managed by her mother, Tarah Jade, she’s earned significantly valued contracts thanks to her online following, which has attracted endorsements from several companies. She’s also done a bit of modeling work.
Early Life and Online Beginnings
At a young age Vandy grew accustomed to the online world thanks to her mother, a businesswoman who launched the blog called “We’re So Fancy”, after discovering that there were very few options online when it comes to tween fashion. Her mother started to blog more as a focus towards her love for fashion, but as she was raising Vandy, she began consistently featuring her on the site too.
The mother-daughter duo often collaborated with another future social media star, Khia Lopez and her mother. As the two kids were transitioning to teenagers, they did numerous photoshoots, featuring styles that can be used by tweens, a term describing kids who are in-between being children and teenagers. Eventually, as they grew older and due to other life events, We’re So Fancy was discontinued though remnants of it still exist online through old Pinterest posts and the like. In the meantime, Vandy gained a lot of online followers, who appreciated her looks and sense of style.
Becoming a Social Media Star
While her days of becoming a star on a blog were over, Jaidenn found other avenues to continue to build her online following. One of the sitesshe had a strong presence on was musical.ly, joining the site around the time people were getting into short-form video content. Lip-syncing videos and comedy videos were becoming a hit thanks to the rise of platforms such as Vine.
Musical.ly was another one of these sites that appealed to a younger audience, gaining a steady following with features that allowed users to customize their content.
A lot of content creators on musical.ly called musers found fame on the site, and during its peak, it had over 90 million registered accounts. However, in 2017, the service was acquired by the Chinese company ByteDance Ltd. which had a counterpart app in China called Douyin. With the merger, many musers were unsure of the future of musical.ly, leading them to leave for other sites such as YouTube or Instagram. Jaidenn stayed on the site, and was able to transition successfully to TikTok in 2018.
The Popularity of TikTok
With very few options available online at that point, TikTok was poised to take over the short-form video content platform.
From its official launch in 2017, it quickly became popular, and after a year it was the most downloaded app in the US, making it the first for any Chinese app to achieve such a feat. TikTok has continued expanding internationally, with ByteDance boasting over a billion downloads around the world, excluding Douyin’s downloads in China. The difference between the two apps is that Douyin strictly implements Chinese censorship laws.
One of the reasons TikTok became so popular is because it found fame with a lot of younger audiences – the majority of users of the site consist of teenagers and young adults.
Niche communities were forming, with TikTok accounts dedicated to dogs, comedy, dances, lip-syncing and more. The website also helped establish several stars, mostly young women who had the potential to make it big due to their attractive looks appealing to viewers. Vandy was one of these personalities, and she quickly gained a significant following on the site due to the fanbase she had diligently catered to over the last few years.
In recent years, Jaidenn has been busy with all of her social media accounts, even establishing an account on Instagram where she uses her real name Andy, which serves as a window showcasing her life away from TikTok.
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— Vandy Jaidenn (@vandyjaidenn) September 18, 2018
She shows that she has a bit of an athletic background, playing soccer with her school’s team. She also posts a lot of fashion photos, akin to her work with the blog back when she was younger. She models well as she already has the experience. She has over 100,000 subscribers on the site, and this has attracted several companies her way.
Some of her sponsors include Mudd Style and Plato’s Closet. Her mother helps her out with some of her posts, and she’s also signed to her mother’s modeling agency called Desert Pop Design & Models Agency. A lot of people compliment her sense of style, as she showcases dresses and other clothes that fit her well. It is not known if she’ll continue on the modeling path as she grows older, though this is likely the case given her track record. For now, she continues to work while completing her education.
At 15 Jaidenn is of course still single, and while she’s been seen with a few male friends from time to time, she is not in a hurry to enter a serious relationship, but is occupied completing her education and developing her career. She loves playing soccer, and does a lot of athletic activities during her free time. Although she resides in Austin, Texas, she loves hanging by the beach when possible, where she plays with friends or her pet dog. Her online fame and wealth have helped her live a comfortable lifestyle. She also admits to being of the Christian faith.