National Jaden Day – August 18, 2022

National Jaden day is celebrated on August 18 every year. Jaden is an English boy’s and girl’s given name. It has roots in Hebrew, meaning “God has heard.” It also means “thankful” and “God will judge.” Jadon is the original biblical name. In the Hebrew Scriptures, Jadon was a figure that helped rebuild the walls of Jerusalem. Jaden is also used as a surname. As of 2020, it ranked 293 on the popularity list for baby names in the United States. The alternative spelling for the name is Jayden. Throughout history, there have been several famous people going by the name Jaden. They include musicians, actors, activists, beauty pageant titleholders, and athletes. Jaden is also the name of fictional characters in video games and anime series.

History of National Jaden Day

One of the most famous people to bear this name is Jaden Smith. Born Jaden Christopher Syre Smith, he is an American rapper, singer, and actor. Throughout his illustrious career, Jaden has received different accolades, including an M.T.V. Movie Award, a B.E.T. Award, a YouTube Creator Award, and a Young Artist Award. He has also been nominated for an Empire Award, a Grammy Award, and two N.A.A.C.P. Image Awards.

Jaden made his musical debut alongside Canadian singer Justin Bieber by being featured on the 2010 single “Never Say Never.” Later he released multiple mixtapes including “CTV2 (2014),” and then his debut studio album, “Syre” (2017) after three years of work. Jaden has released multiple successful singles and also collaborated with other artists.

Jaden Smith’s film career started with his father Will Smith in the 2006 film “The Pursuit of Happyness.” He won the Breakthrough Performance award for his role at the 2007 M.T.V. Movie Awards. He again appeared with his father in the 2013 film “After Earth.”

Musician Jaden Isaiah Hossler (Jxdn) rose to fame thanks to the social media app TikTok in 2019. He then began his music career in early 2020 with the release of his debut single ‘Comatose.’

He has released multiple successful singles, and albums collaborated with other artists such as Machine Gun Kelly and Iann Dior, and appeared in films. In August 2021, Hossler performed ‘Think About Me’ as part of M.T.V’s Push series. This performance saw him nominated for Push Performance of the Year at the 2021 M.T.V. Video Music Awards. In April 2021, he was nominated for the Social Star award at the 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards.

National Jaden Day timeline

2014
Starting Off

Jaden Smith starts working on his debut studio album.

2016
Stirring Up a Storm

Jaden Smith models in a womenswear campaign for Louis Vuitton wearing a skirt, raising controversy.

October 15, 2019
Hello Baby

Jaden Michaels gives birth to a baby girl, Maelynn Jane Ritz.

July 24, 2020
Another One

Jaden Smith releases the single ‘Cabin Fever,’ from his third album “CTV3: Cool Tape Vol. 3.”

National Jaden Day FAQs

What is Jaden Smith's net worth?

As of 2021, Jaden Smith’s net worth was $88 million.

Is Jaden Smith vegan?

Jaden Smith is a vegetarian.

Does ice hockey player Jaden Schwartz have siblings?

Jaden Schwartz has an older brother Rylan, and a late sister Mandi.

National Jaden Day Activities

  1. Listen to music

    Jaden Smith has several big hits. Celebrate the day by listening to his albums.

  2. Show appreciation

    Hug the Jadens in your life. Buy them a gift, and let them know that you love them.

  3. Learn some history

    Discover more about the name Jaden. There are numerous notable characters throughout history with this name.

5 Facts About Jaden Hossler And Jaden Smith

  1. Battle for life

    Musician Jaden Isaiah Hossler (Jxdn) attempted suicide twice during his senior year of high school.

  2. Wildly popular

    Musician Jxdn went from 7.6 million followers in August 2020 to over nine million by December 2020.

  3. Early business beginnings

    Jaden Smith has been a partner in the spring water company — Just Water since he was 12 years old.

  4. Quest for independence

    Jaden Smith sought an emancipation ruling as a present for his 15th birthday.

  5. Unique fashion inspiration

    Jaden Smith considers Batman as one of his fashion icons.

Why We Love National Jaden Day

  1. We celebrate icons

    This day honors famous people in various industries named Jaden. It's a day to celebrate their lives and achievements.

  2. We learn history

    The history of the name Jaden is rich. This day is perfect for learning more about it from its origins in different cultures until today.

  3. We have a good time

    National Jaden Day is fit for partying. We acknowledge all Jadens around the globe with merriment and cheer.

National Jaden Day dates

YearDateDay
2022August 18Thursday
2023August 18Friday
2024August 18Sunday
2025August 18Monday
2026August 18Tuesday

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