KEY POINTS

  • JoJo Siwa took to Instagram to thank all her supporters
  • She said celebrities like Lada Gaga, Gwen Stefani, Miley Cyrus and Nick Canon inspire her
  • Siwa has over 11 million subscribers on YouTube

YouTuber JoJo Siwa, who is on Time magazine’s Top 100 list of the Most Influential People of 2020, says it "is very unreal to me."

The 17-year-old YouTuber took to Instagram to call this "the biggest honor."

"I’m so so thankful every single day that I get to do what I love, and that I get to inspire millions of people across the world. Out of all the things I’ve done, out of all the incredible, and insane things I’ve achieved in just my 17 years on this earth, I think this is the biggest honor I have ever revived. Thank you to everyone who has ever supported me in any which way.....backstage helping me behind the scenes or in the audience cheering me on, I seriously want to thank you so much for letting me live out my dream," she wrote.

She then went on to say that celebrities like Lada Gaga, Gwen Stefani, Miley Cyrus and Nick Canon inspire her. She also thanked Kim Kardashian, who wrote the official tribute to Siwa, and called her the "nicest human ever."

"The kids of today are why I love doing what I do. I promise to always be a good leader for the kids. I want them to grow up and make the world the most magical place ever. A place filled with LOVE and HAPPINESS! I love you all so much. THANK YOU," she wrote.

A few hours later, she posted an Instagram story in which she once again thanked her supporters.

"I am 17 years old and I am from Omaha, Nebraska. I grew up doing dance competitions and now like….How?" she said.

"I am so happy. I am so thankful. I am so grateful. I promise that I am going to do everything I can to keep making the world a better place," she said.

Siwa has over 11 million subscribers on YouTube. In her official tribute, Kardashian called her "a great role model for children."

jojo siwa halo awards Jojo Siwa attended the Nickelodeon Halo Awards at Pier 36 on Nov. 4, 2017 in New York City. Photo: Andrew Toth/Getty Images for Nickelodeon