Jayda Cheaves, born on September 25, 1997, is an American internet sensation, Instagram celebrity, and entrepreneur. She has over 8.7 million followers on Instagram and frequently posts about her daily life and modeling. In 2018, she started her YouTube channel, which features vlogs, hauls, and family videos. Her channel has amassed a following of over 395k subscribers and over 12.3 million views. In 2022, she starred in the news reality show, “The Impact Atlanta” and in 2023, she returned for its second season. She has also appeared in music videos such as “Catch the Sun” and “Close Friends” by Lil Baby. Join us today as we celebrate her special day.
Jayda Cheaves was born in Savannah, Georgia, U.S., and has two siblings — a brother, Len, and a sister, Ameerah. Cheaves began her entrepreneurial career with her company, Amour Jayda. She then started a clothing line called Waydamin.
The self-made millionaire believes that consistency is the key to success. She began her YouTube channel in August 2018 and has amassed more than 395k subscribers. She’s also an Instagram influencer, where she endorses brands and models for them. Additionally, she’s a brand ambassador for PrettyLittleThing, a U.K.-based fashion company. Cheaves has also appeared in Lil Baby’s music videos like “Close Friends” and “Catch the Sun.” In 2016, she began dating the rapper, however, the couple broke up in 2018, after two years of dating. Soon after hearing the news of her pregnancy, they got back together to provide for the kid. In February 2019, they had a boy, Loyal Armani. Lil Baby once said that they share an amicable relationship. She confirmed their breakup in February.
In 2022, she starred in the reality T.V. series “The Impact Atlanta,” which takes a behind-the-scenes look into the lives of Atlanta’s top influencers. That same year, she appeared in the movie, “Bid for Love.” She returned for season two of “The Impact Atlanta” in 2023. From a 16-year-old newbie to a self-made millionaire entrepreneur, fashion enthusiast, best-selling author, and celebrity influencer, Cheaves has created her life through her commitment and diligence.
Cheaves' clothesline takes off and she quickly gains a following on social media of fans and celebrities — soon after, she debuts her hairline.
She gains fame with various posts and videos highlighting her life and style, and her account gains 1 million followers.
On February 13, Cheaves appears in her first music video titled "Close Friends" by Lil Baby Gunna.
On September 24, Cheaves officially launches Waydamin Merch, her clothing line, and endorses the clothes on her social media account.
She stars in the new reality T.V. series called "The Impact Atlanta."
She appears in the movie "Bid for Love."
She returns to "The Impact Atlanta" for season two.
Why We Love Jayda Cheaves
She supports a good cause
In 2020, she came forward to stand with the people of her community and used her platform to share her convictions. She posted a black image to support "BlackOutTuesday" on her Instagram profile.
She's not interested in drama
Cheaves has made it clear that she doesn’t want the world talking about Lil Baby and their personal life. She said that even though they weren't romantically involved anymore, they were not fighting, and they are raising their son together. She did so to prevent the media from stirring drama where there is none.
She’s a proud mom
Of all the things that she has achieved in her life, she’s most proud of her son. She loves being a mother and has made it her priority to be the best one.
5 Surprising Facts
The inspiration behind her businesses
The online sensation's inspiration for her enterprises comes from relating to fans.
She loves to travel
Cheaves considers getting to travel the world, meet new people, discover unique locations, and do new things as the biggest benefits her career provides.
How she started out
During her younger days, she began selling her clothes on Poshmark, and that's when she realized she could start her own clothing line.
She’s never been single before
She’s been in a relationship nonstop since her high school days.
She once sparked a controversy
She advised people to avoid having children and to have fun since, even though Cheaves loves her child, she felt that having children ruined marriages.
Jayda Cheaves FAQs
What is Jayda Cheaves famous for?
She is well-known for her clothing, Amour Jayda.
What is Jayda Cheaves real name?
While many people have known her as Jayda Wayda/Ayanna, her birth name is Jayda Cheaves.
Is Jayda Cheaves dating Quavo?
Quavo’s sister appeared to welcome the idea of Cheaves joining the family, but the Instagram influencer and entrepreneur has no plans of getting involved with the “Migos” rapper.
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