How did JD Pantoja Became Famous? His Age, Height, Net Worth

April 18, 2024
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Who is JD Pantoja?

Mexican singer-songwriter, YouTuber and social media star Juan de Dios Pantoja Nez – aka JD Pantoja – was born in Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico, under the zodiac sign Scorpio on 16 November 1995. He’s perhaps known best for his YouTube channel “Juan De Dios Pantoja”, which is today subscribed to by nearly 25 million people. JD launched the channel on 9 June 2014 and has since posted 250 videos, with all of these having amassed more than 2.4 billion views; although initially focused on uploading his original music video, JD today shares diverse content as his videos feature him spending time with his wife and children, pranking his friends and taking on internet challenges.

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Early life and education

JD was raised alongside his sister Ariel and brothers Cesar and Julio in Mazatlan, by their father who’s believed to be a businessman, and mother who’s thought to be a high school teacher; this hasn’t been confirmed as JD respects his family’s privacy. It’s also believed that his sister looks up to him, and will soon be releasing her own music.

JD was attending a local high school in Mazatlan when he became passionate about rap music, after his best friend took him to a rap battle party; this led JD to start writing his own lyrics and he already had a couple of songs by the time he matriculated in 2014. His initial plan was to pursue a college degree, and JD did indeed enroll at college, however, he attended for only around half a year as he then dropped out so that he could work on his rap career, and then on his career on the internet.


Most popular YouTube videos

JD’s today mostly popular on YouTube for his comedy content, especially for the videos in which he’s taking on internet challenges, pranking his friends or is being pranked, while some of his fans have also revealed that they like him for his personality and for keeping his social media accounts updated. We’ll cover JD’s three most popular videos as these have contributed to his popularity.

His #1 video “JD Pantoja – Juan De Roast Yourself Challenge” has been watched close to 180 million times since 20 July 2018 and is his original song.

JD’s second most popular video “Kimberly Loaiza & Juan de Dios Pantoja – 24 HORAS SIENDO PAPÁ DE GEMELOS” has been viewed more than 60 million times since 16 February 2019 and features him taking care of his son for an entire day while his wife’s relaxing.

His #3 video “Juan de Dios Pantoja – 24 HORAS CON MI EX” has been watched more than 57 million times since 6 July 2017 and features JD spending an entire day with his former girlfriend, who’s since become one of his best friends.

Presence on the internet

JD’s highly popular on various social media networks, and close to 25 million people are following him on Instagram, while he’s shared nearly 900 pictures and videos; most of his content features him spending time with his wife and their two children, working out at the gym and showing off his muscular body.

He’s one of the most popular people on TikTok as his account today numbers over 35 million followers; all of JD’s videos combined have amassed more than 1.3 billion likes, and most feature him lip syncing to his favorite songs, working out at the gym and showing off his tattoos.


JD’s tweeted over 9,200 times since the creation of his Twitter account in June 2015, and over 6.8 million people are following him on this network; he uploads similar content onto Twitter as onto his Instagram account, while he also often uses it to promote his music and YouTube channel.

More than 11 million people are following JD on Facebook today – he’s following back only 46; he’s not as active on Facebook as on his other social media networks as he usually updates his account only once a month, while most of his posts are links to his YouTube videos.

Love life and wife

JD doesn’t shy away from talking about his love life on the internet and it’s widely known that he’s today married to Mexican YouTuber and social media star Kimberly Loaiza.

The two began dating back in 2012, when JD was only 16 and Kimberly was 14; she’s today followed by close to 40 million people on Instagram and more than 44 million people are subscribed to her YouTube channel. They exchanged vows in a private ceremony in 2020 and today have two children, son Juan Pantoja Loaiza and daughter Kima Pantoja Loaiza.

We don’t know about other women whom JD’s perhaps dated; he’s married to Kimberly Loaiza as of January 2024 and they have a son and a daughter together.

Interesting facts and hobbies

JD’s a huge fan of tattoos and has numerous on his arms and chest, which he likes to show off when he’s performing music.

Summer is his favorite season as he loves to attend parties on yachts and swim in the ocean; one of his favorite cities to visit during summer is Miami, Florida.


JD loves fast cars and has shown some that he owns in his Instagram content.

He’s deeply religious and goes to church at least once a week, while he also has multiple tattoos of a cross.

Some of JD’s favorite rappers are Snoop Dogg, Eminem and Jay Z, and a couple of his favorite songs are “Lose Yourself”, “Sexual Eruption” and “Drop It Like It’s Hot”.

He loves animals and his family had two pet dogs while he was growing up.

One of JD’s favorite actors is Danny Trejo, and a couple of his favorite movies are “Blood In Blood Out”, “Once Upon a Time in Mexico” and “Bad Asses”.

Net worth, age and height

JD’s age is 28. He’s 5ft 8ins (1.73m) tall, weighs around 155lbs (70kgs) and has brown eyes and hair.

JD’s net worth’s been estimated at more than $6 million, as of January 2024.

Martha Clifford

As an Author at Net Worth Post, I guide a dedicated team in the art of revealing the stories behind the world's most influential personalities. Fueled by a relentless curiosity and a knack for uncovering hidden stories, I immerse myself in the intricacies of our subjects' lives, weaving together accurate data and compelling narratives. My involvement spans the entire editorial process, from the seed of research to the final flourish of publication, ensuring that every article not only educates but also captivates and motivates our audience.

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