|Jai Waetford Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 5¾ in|
|Date of Birth||January 25, 1999|
Jai Waetford is an Australian singer, songwriter, and actor who rose to acclaim as he was placed 3rd on the 5th season of the television reality music competition show The X Factor Australia. His discography consists of several extended plays and tracks like Jai Waetford, Shy, Get to Know You, Heart Miles, Figure It Out, Your Eyes, Cocaine Kisses, Living Not Dreaming, Waves, Drunk Together (ft. Allday), Girl with a Suntan, We Don’t Have To, Lowlow, Lost in You, Running Cold Pt.2, Friends, Honestly (ft. Carmouflage Rose), and Options (with Mansus). Moreover, he has also branched out as an actor and was cast as Angus Beaumont-Hannay in the television soap opera Neighbours.
Jai, Australia’s Justin Bieber
Campbelltown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Los Angeles, California, United States
Jai studied at Campbelltown Performing Arts High School till the 10th grade, but, decided to quit to pursue his music career.
Singer, Songwriter, Actor
- Father – Creedy Waetford
- Mother – Alana Dow
Jai has been managed by the following agencies –
- Creative Artists Agency
His music has been released by Sony.
His net worth has been $3 Million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
5 ft 5¾ in or 167 cm
62 kg or 136.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Jai Waetford has dated –
- Sarah Ellen – It is RUMORed that he once had a fling with actor Sarah Ellen.
- Carrington Durham (2015-2017) – Actor Carrington Durham began dating Jai in 2015. The two were all over social media and constantly posted pictures. They dated for nearly 2 years till Carrington announced their breakup on her YouTube channel in 2017.
Race / Ethnicity
Jai appeared in a TV commercial for Weet-Bix in 2016.
Best Known For
Participating and winning 3rd place in the 5th season of The X Factor Australia
As a Singer
In 2013, Jai released his debut single Your Eyes under Sony Music Australia. The song was well received and was placed on the ARIA Singles Chart at 6th place.
First TV Show
In 2005, Jai made his television show debut in The Witches of Ramsay Street episode of the romantic drama Neighbours.
Jai Waetford Favorite Things
- X-Factor Act – One Direction
- Movie – The Lion King
- Possession – Surfboard
- Song – Signs by Drake
- Actress – Jennifer Lopez
- Place – Venice
- Artists – Pharrell Williams, Bryson Tiller, Michael Jackson
- Alcoholic Beverage – Rum and coke
- Cheat Meal – KFC
- Topic To Compose – Changes
- TV Show – Family Guy
Source – M Magazine, PopSugar
Jai Waetford Facts
- He initially auditioned for The X Factor Australia with Jes Hudak’s Different Worlds.
- His parents separated when he was young.
- He began singing at the age of 5.
- Jai is not a morning person and confesses that it takes 2 hours for him just to wake up.
- He learned to play the guitar by himself with the help of the internet.
- He received a nomination in the “Favourite Australian Male Artist/Breakthrough Artist of 2013” category at the Poprepublic.tv Awards in 2013.
- Jai is fond of animals but he is afraid of kangaroos and spiders.
- He is a foodie and loves gorging on it.
- Jai’s dream car is the Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG.
- He considers his mom to be his greatest source of inspiration.
- Jai hosted the Pepsi Fan Zone at the 2016 Aria Awards.
- If he could date anyone in the world, he would choose Jennifer Lopez.
- In 2017, he was nominated for a Kids’ Choice Award for “Favourite #Famous” and a TV Week Logie Award for “Best New Talent”.
- Visit his official website @ www.jaiwaetfordofficial.com.
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