Jazz Thornton - Updated Jul 2024

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Jazz Thornton

Jazz Thornton is a popular New Zealand activist, speaker, author, TikTok star, and filmmaker. Jazz Thornton recently won the 2021 Young New Zealander of the Year.

Early Life

Jazz Thornton was born on 29 March 1995 and she is currently 28 years old. She hails from New Zealand and her zodiac sign is Aries. Thornton attended South Seas Film & Television School.

Likewise, in 2020, this personality was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Jazz Thornton – Net Worth 2024

Jazz Thornton has a net worth of approximately $5 million US dollars. Thornton makes her earnings as a filmmaker, speaker, activist, social media personality, and author among other sources. Likewise, Jazz also makes her earnings through endorsements via her social media profiles.


Professionally, Jazz Thornton is a mental health activist, speaker, author, TikToker, and filmmaker. Likewise, she is the co-founder of the suicide prevention organization – Voices of Hope. The co-founder of this organization is eating disorder activist Genevieve Mora.

Similarly, this personality has written three books namely an autobiography – Stop Surviving, Start Fighting, My Journey Starts Here, a guided journal for improving well-being, and Letters to You – a book of letters to provide support, information, encouragement, and tips on practical help for anyone suffering low moments.

In 2016, this personality, as a film student, created the viral video Dear Suicidal Me featuring people, including herself, who have tried to end their lives. Likewise, in 2017, this personality’s pitch for a documentary won the “Doc Edge Doco Pitch” competition in a panel of more than 20 industry professionals. The panelists include ones from Australia and the US. Further, Thornton was the youngest ever person to win this competition.

Then in 2018, this personality met Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on their visit to New Zealand. Similarly, in 2019, this personality took part in the United Nations mental health campaign “Speak Your Mind” and she also co-hosted the launch in New York.

Also in 2019, this personality took a photo with the police officer who saved her life from a suicide attempt and wrote an open letter to her. Similarly, this personality also urged Kiwis not to be discouraged by suicide figures. Additionally, Jazz was featured in an exhibition on mental health at the London Museum of Lost and Found Potential.

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Caption: Jazz and Genevieve Mora on the magazine cover as the co-founders of Voices of Hope. Source: Instagram

More Details

Moreover, the 2020 New Zealand documentary The Girl on the Bridge deals with Thornton’s struggles with mental health. In this documentary, this personality meditated on losing her friend Jess to suicide.

Similarly, Queen Elizabeth II commended Thornton and Genevieve Mora for their work on “Voices of Hope”. The duo was also invited by Prince William and Prince Harry to discuss their work at Buckingham Palace. Also, the New Zealand government spent $30,000 on influencers including Thornton to post about vocational training.

Likewise, she produced the documentary Jessica’s Tree on the suicide of her friend Jess. Further, this personality was declared 2021 Young New Zealander of the Year. In February 2021, this activist said the Ministry of Health silences criticism about New Zealand’s mental health.

She also said after the film The Girl at the Bridge was released that government-funded mental health organizations that initially supported the project backed out because they couldn’t be seen endorsing something critical of the Ministry of Health. Furthermore, Jazz won the 2022 season of the dancing show Dancing with the Stars.

Jazz Thornton

Caption: Jazz posing for a photo with her dance partner Brad Coleman and their trophy. Source: Instagram

Brand Endorsements

Jazz Thornton has credited a few personalities, brands, and companies after using, endorsing, or advertising their products and services. Some of them that Jazz has credited through her Instagram profile are Lipton and KICK.IT.NZ, Rachel Mackwood, Kate Spade New York (@katespadeny), and BraveFace among many others.

Relationship Status

Jazz Thornton is in a romantic relationship with Daiyaan Rhoda. Her lover is available on Instagram under the username @dayanator. Both Jazz and Daiyaan occasionally feature each other on their Instagram and TikTok posts.

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Caption: Jazz posing for a photo with her lover Daiyaan Rhoda. Source: Instagram

Body Measurements

Jazz is a beautiful lady but her body measurements like height, weight, dress size, etc. are still under review. On the other hand, Jazz has chest-waist-hip measurements of 34-26-34 inches respectively. Further, Thornton has blonde hair and mesmerizing blue eyes.

Jazz Thornton – Social Media

Talking about her social media personality, Jazz joined Twitter in January 2019. So far, her @jazzthornton_ account has earned more than 18.1K followers.

Similarly, her username on Instagram is @jazzthornton. As of February 2023, this personality has over 279K followers on her Instagram account.

Likewise, Jazz has 10K followers on her Facebook profile. Also, her username on TikTok is @jazzthornton_. This profile has over 2 million followers and 114.7 million likes.

On YouTube, her “Jazz Thornton” channel has earned over 10.3K subscribers and 116k views since the channel’s creation in March 2017.