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Yai Ariza Biography, Career, and Net Worth

Who is Yai Ariza?

Yai Ariza is a Colombian social media influencer and professional dancer. He is well known for posting dance videos, POVs, and lip-syncs to TikTok. He gained notoriety in June 2021 when he was photographed on stage during the BET Awards kissing American rapper Lil Nas X.

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Yai Ariza has a sizable fan base on Instagram and TikTok. He has modeled for Moschino and Harpers Bazaar Greece, among other publications. The dancer was born in Bogota, Columbia, and is now a resident of Los Angeles, California.

Bio Data

Full name  Yainer Ariza
Nickname  Yai Ariza
Gender Male 
Date of birth 12 July 1997 
Age 25 years old 
Zodiac sign Cancer 
Place of birth Bogota, Colombia
Current residenceLos Angeles, California, United States 
Nationality Colombian 
Profession Professional dancer, social media influencer
Relationship status Married 
Wife Ashley Davidson
Instagram @yai_ariza 
Sexuality Bi 
Religion Christianity 
Father Jose Geronimo Ariza Diaz 
Mother Lorraine Medrano Bonfante 

Yai Ariza Biography

Yainer Ariza, a professional dancer, was born in Bogota, Colombia, and he moved to Los Angeles, California to further his dancing career.

Jose Geronimo Ariza Diaz and Lorraine Medrano Bonfante are his parents. Along with his sister Tefy Ariza who is also a dancer, he was raised.

Yai Ariza Career

Yai Ariza the ex-boyfriend of Lil Nas X is a choreographer, dancer, and social media influencer in the industry. He was employed at Latin Dance CTG as a choreographer from April 2006 to September 2014. Later, he started working at Compaa Periferia. He was appointed managing director at Strong Diamond in June 2015. The dancer also performed and choreographed for Latin Kingdom CTG.

Later, the TikTok celebrity moved to Los Angeles, California, in order to further his dancing career. He has performed as a backup dancer in a Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion WAP music video. He has also performed as a background dancer for his ex-boyfriend, Lil Nas X. His representation comes from the talent company Clear Talent Group.

Yai is not only a dancer but also a well-known figure on social media. In February 2020, he started posting to his TikTok account. He is also known for posting dances, POVs, and lip-syncs. His TikTok account has over 678 thousand followers and 11 million likes.

On October 8, 2014, he started his own YouTube channel, which already has over a thousand subscribers. The last three years have seen him disappear from the channel. The dancer from Colombia is well-known and active on Instagram. He shares dancing videos, modeling, and lifestyle images on the site. His account currently has 182 thousand followers. He also works as a model for a living.

Who is Yai Ariza’s WIfe?

The professional dancer and Ashley Davidson are married. Noah James, who is supposedly Yai’s child, is Ashley’s son. However, a paternity test revealed that he was not his, which was confirmed. Lil Nas X and he previously had a romantic relationship.

The real-life Montero Lamar Hill, the ex-boyfriend of Yai Ariza, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter best known for his song Industry Baby. They originally connected at a football game. Lil describes how he learned Yai Ariza had a wife and a four-year-old boy on The Maury Show.

The fact that Yai had cheated on him with over 10 individuals was also made known to him. Eventually, Lil said he needed to focus on his career and the two parted ways.


Yai Ariza is 25 years old, He was born on 12 July 1997. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

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