Jayda Cheaves | Biography

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  • Full Name Jayda Cheaves
  • Occupation Entrepreneur, Social Media Influencer
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Georgia, USA
  • Birth Date Sep 25, 1997
  • Age 26 Years, 7 Months
Entrepreneur, Ex-girlfriend of Rapper Lil Baby

Jayda Cheaves | Biography

Cheaves will be making her acting debut in the upcoming drama film 'Bid for Love'

Jayda Cheaves started dating rapper Dominique Jones, alias Lil Baby, in 2016. Though they welcomed a son, Loyal Armani, in 2019, they called off their relationship after a couple of Lil Baby's alleged infidelities. In 2018, the rapper admitted that he cheated on Cheaves with the mother of his eldest son, Ayesha. Another cheating scandal surfaced in 2020 when he allegedly cheated on Cheaves with adult film actress Ms. London.

Jayda Cheaves is an entrepreneur and Instagram influencer. She is also well known for her relationship with the rapper Lil Baby.

Who is Jayda Cheaves?

Jayda Cheaves is an entrepreneur, Instagram influencer, model, and author. She began her entrepreneurial journey at 16. She eventually started a hair business, selling wigs, bundles, and other hair-related products, and became a millionaire by 20. She is also an Instagram star with nearly six million followers. To influence aspiring young entrepreneurs, she also wrote a book titled 'The Young Boss Blueprint: 15 Steps to Becoming a Young Boss,' and published it in 2018.

Cheaves formerly dated Atlanta's rap artist Lil Baby with whom she shares a son named Loyal Armani.

When was Jayda Cheaves born?

Jayda Cheaves was born on 25 September 1997 in Savannah, Georgia.


Cheaves began her career at the age of 16. She initially started reselling her clothes on the app called Poshmark, a social commerce marketplace where users can buy and sell new or used clothing, accessories, home decor, and beauty products. 

She shared that her clothes used to sell out within minutes. After realizing the business prospect of an online business, Cheaves decided to start her brand instead of selling clothes on Poshmark. She then utilized social media to promote and sell her fashion and hair-related products. As per Cheaves, she made $2.5 million from 2016 to 2018 just by selling hair. 

"Everything you post is marketable. You have to watch what you post and certain things you have to post because it helps your engagement," Cheaves told Essence while explaining how to thrive as an entrepreneur via social media.

Brand Ambassador and Social Media

In addition, she has been an ambassador to a female fashion brand, PrettyLittleThing. She also collaborated with different brands like Savage x Fenty, Fashion Nova, and Moon Cosmetics.

Cheaves is active on various social media platforms. She has attracted a staggering 5.9 million followers on Instagram, 327k subscribers on YouTube, 158.4k followers on Twitter as of September 2021.

Upcoming Venture

Cheaves announced that she would soon be launching her new clothing brand Waydaminmerch. She has been teasing about her new venture since January 2021 on the brand's Instagram page, which has already attracted more than 324k followers even before its launch. According to Cheaves, she has been taking a long time to launch her clothing brand as she wants to ensure that everything runs smoothly for her new venture.

Acting Career

The Instagram star will be making her acting debut in the upcoming drama film Bid for Love, which is in its post-production phase. She will be playing Juvie in the film, and the movie is directed by Arthur Muhammad and co-written by Erick S. Gray and N'Tyse. 

Earlier, Cheaves had starred in Lil Baby's music video 'Catch the Sun' in 2020.


On 2 February 2018, Cheaves published her first book titled 'The Young Boss Blueprint: 15 Steps to Becoming a Young Boss,' sharing steps, challenges, and advice for aspiring young entrepreneurs.

Personal Life

Cheaves started dating rapper Dominique Jones, alias Lil Baby, in 2016. After dating on-and-off for a few years, they welcomed a son, Loyal Armani, on 18 February 2019.

Though the couple spent a good time together for several years, a couple of Lil Baby's alleged infidelities ultimately ended their relationship. In 2018, the rapper admitted that he cheated on Cheaves with the mother of his eldest son, Ayesha. 

While addressing people's concerns about her relationship with Lil Baby, Cheaves shared on a series of now-deleted tweets that cheating was not a deal-breaker for her. "I'm not saying it is okay nor cool but we are young as hell & not married i expect no n***a not TO cheat," Cheaves wrote on one of her Twitter posts.

However, Lil Baby's another cheating scandal surfaced in 2020. This time, the rapper allegedly cheated on Cheaves with adult film actress Ms. London. As per Distractify, Ms. London took to social media in November 2020 to claim that Lil Baby paid $6,000 to have sex with her. Following a callout from the rapper in the now-deleted posts, Ms. London responded by sharing a screenshot of direct messages, allegedly showing Lil Baby upbraiding her for speaking about his secret publicly. After that, Cheaves and Lil Baby allegedly called off their romantic relationship. 

Reportedly, Cheaves has been living a single happy life with her son Loyal after ending her relationship with Lil Baby. 

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