Jaiden Dittfach, popularly known as Jaiden Animations, born September 27, 1997, is a self-taught YouTuber and animator. Starting her YouTube channel in 2014, Jaiden’s videos were trending in 2016 and gained wider recognition after being mentioned in the “YouTube Rewind” series in 2017. Animations is a two-time Streamy Awards nominee who won her first Streamy Award in 2020 under the ‘Animated’ category. Her content includes creative animations and videos about her personal life and subjects about depression, anxiety, body positivity, and much more encouraging topics. We celebrate the young YouTuber’s birthday and success here!
Jaiden Dittfach, a popular YouTuber, is widely known for her storytime videos and animations. Her videos cover a variety of topics such as her personal experiences and discuss toxic relationships, body positivity, anxiety, and depression. She also creates videos of video games and collaborates with fellow popular YouTubers. Born on September 27, 1997, in Arizona, Jaiden later moved to Los Angeles, California. Her mother is Japanese and her father is German, however, both her parents were born and raised in Canada. She has one younger brother, Jax, who has appeared in a few of her YouTube videos.
Dittfach started her YouTube channel in 2014 when she was 17 years old. Before creating videos for her own channel, she featured in the videos of other YouTubers on their channels, such as “iHasCupquake” who was one of her favorite YouTubers at the time. Dittfach’s YouTube channel started trending in 2016, and in 2017, she appeared on the “YouTube Rewind: The Shape of 2017” series, a series created by YouTube that shows a recap of each year’s viral videos and trends across the platform. In 2018, she earned her first nomination for the eighth Streamy Awards under the ‘Animated’ category. Within the same year, her animations appeared in “YouTube Rewind 2018: Everyone Controls Rewind,” which featured an animation of PewDiePie, a prominent YouTuber’s chair. In 2019, she was among the 36 popular YouTube influencers to participate in an airsoft gun tournament organized by, MrBeast. Within the same year, she showed her love for animals by encouraging fans to donate to the Bird Garden of Naples, a non-profit bird sanctuary in Florida. Within just nine weeks of uploading the video, she raised over $22,000 for the sanctuary. In the same year, she also donated to the Team Trees fundraiser to support their mission to plant 20 million trees.
In 2020, Dittfach won her first Streamy Award in the ‘Animated’ category at the 10th Streamy Awards. She appeared on a YouTube comedy program called “YIAY TIME: THE GAME SHOW” in 2021. During the same year, Dittfach gained wide recognition, reaching 10 million subscribers. Later in 2021, she participated in a tournament for charity, the “Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl” video game, and managed to raise $73,000. Also, in 2021, she received another ‘Streamy Award’ nomination for the ‘Animated’ category. By the year 2022, the creative YouTuber reached 11 million subscribers.
She creates her YouTube channel.
Dittfach’s videos appear in the “YouTube Rewind: The Shape of 2017” series.
Dittfach is nominated under the ‘Animated’ category at the eighth Streamy Awards.
Dittfach and other YouTube influencers participate in an airsoft gun tournament by MrBeast.
Dittfach gets her first award in the ‘Animated’ category at the 10th Streamy Awards.
Dittfach successfully gains 11 million subscribers.
Why We Love Jaiden Animations
She speaks out about her issues
Dittfach also uses her platform to speak about issues that she goes through like depression, anxiety, and eating disorders. These are topics that many teenagers can relate to.
She has many talents
In addition to animating and video creation, Dittfach is skilled in the piano, violin, and karate. She also owns her online store called “Jaiden Animations” and sells a variety of merchandise.
She loves animals
Dittfach has raised money for a bird sanctuary in Florida and is the owner of two birds herself. She also follows a vegan diet in support of her concern about the mistreatment of animals on farms.
5 Surprising Facts
She’s actually shy and nervous
Dittfach revealed that she gets shy and nervous when interacting with people.
She’s a self-taught animator
Dittfach has had no professional training; instead, she taught herself with the help of a few apps.
She wanted various pets as a child
Dittfach desired many pets as a child, like dogs, mice, rats, and parrots, however, she got a dog.
She hates green and loves purple
Dittfach loves the color purple and once dyed her hair purple to resemble iHasCupquake.
She has a music video
Dittfach shot a video with Boyinaband, revealing her experiences with bulimia and anorexia.
Jaiden Animations FAQs
What are Jaiden Animations' most watched videos?
Dittfach’s top three most watched videos are ‘Theodd1sout and I Complain About Arizona,’ ‘Things That Freak Me Out,’ and ‘My School Stories.’
Did Jaiden Animations go to college?
Dittfach attended Arizona State University and obtained her bachelor’s degree.
What program does Jaiden use to make her animations?
She uses Adobe Flash and Adobe Animate programs for her animations.
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