Jordyn Woods is an American model and social media star, better known as Kylie Jenner’s best friend. Jordyn is one of the most sought after plus-size models in the United States and often talks about body positivity and self-acceptance. She has modeled for brands like ‘Vogue’ and ‘Mane Addicts.’ Being Kylie Jenner’s best friend, Jordyn has appeared in a couple of episodes of the famous reality television series, ‘Life of Kylie.’ She has a huge fan following across various social media platforms. While her Twitter account has more than 250,000 followers, her Instagram page has over 5.3 million followers, making her one of the most prominent Instagram stars. She also owns a self-titled YouTube channel, but hardly uploads videos on it.
Early Life & Career
Jordyn Woods was born on September 23, 1997 in Los Angeles, California, United States. She was raised by her mother Elizabeth Woods, who works as a photographer and brand manager. Jordyn was exposed to the glitz and glamor of the entertainment industry at a young age.
She started posing in front of the camera at the age of six, when she modeled for ‘Ford Modeling Agency.’ She moved to Calabasas at the age of 13, where she became friends with Kylie Jenner.
Jordyn first gained prominence as a social media star when she created her Vine account. She started posting a variety of videos and managed to accumulate a decent number of followers. Thereafter, she created her Instagram account, which currently has more than 5.3 million followers.
She is also famous on Twitter, where she has more than 250,000 followers. She owns a self-titled YouTube channel, which was created on August 15, 2016. Her YouTube channel currently has more than 4,200 subscribers. As her popularity grew on social media, she was contacted by the famous modeling and talent agency, ‘Wilhelmina International.’ She struck a deal with the agency and started posing for ‘Wilhelmina International's Curve,’ the agency’s division for plus-size models. She soon became a popular plus-size model and went on to become one of the most sought after plus-size models in the United States.
Meanwhile, her popularity on social media escalated to newer heights when she started talking about body positivity and self-acceptance. She became an inspiration to many when she expressed her wish of changing the way plus size industry is viewed. According to her, plus-size models should be treated as any other model.
She eventually became the ambassador for ‘Lovesick,’ a new brand aimed at plus size women across the world. According to the model, ‘Lovesick’ provides trendy clothing for plus size women, so that they can feel good about themselves.
Jordyn has also appeared in a couple of episodes of the famous reality television series, ‘Life of Kylie.’ Being Kylie Jenner’s best friend, she often posts videos and photographs featuring Kylie and her famous sisters.
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While she has been friends with Kylie for a long time now, her bond with the famous television personality strengthened during the time of Kylie’s pregnancy. Jordyn was the one who helped Kylie keep her secret (pregnancy) for months. She is also close to Kylie Jenner’s family members and was on the guest list of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s star-studded wedding in Italy.
Jordyn is also friends with Jaden Smith and is close to his father, Will Smith. In fact, she refers Will Smith as ‘Uncle Willy.’ She even posted a picture of Will on his birthday and called him a man who had a great impact on her life.
She loves getting inked and has several tattoos all over her body. Her brother is a tattoo artist and has worked on some of her tattoos. She has a younger sister named Jodie, and is pretty close to her.
It was reported in February 2019 that the relationship between Jordyn Woods and the Jenner family went sour over the former's alleged affair with Tristan Thompson, boyfriend of Khloe Kardashian.