MJ Rodriguez Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 24 Mar, 2021
Facts of MJ Rodriguez
Date of Birth: 1991 , January-7
Age: 30 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name MJ Rodriguez
Birth Name Michaela Antonia Jaé Rodriguez
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Newark, New Jersey, USA
Profession Actress, Singer
Education Newark Arts High School, Berklee College of Music
Awards Imagen Foundation Award
Online Presence Twitter, Instagram
Movies Saturday Church, The Big Take, Adam
TV Show Nurse Jackie, The Carrie Diaries, The Whitlock Academy, Luke Cage, Pose
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MJ Rodriguez is an American transgender actress and singer most known for playing Blanca Rodriguez in the FX queer drama series Pose.

How Old Is MJ Rodriguez? What Is Her Height?  

Michaela Antonia Jaé Rodriguez was born on January 7, 1991, to an African-American mother and a Puerto Rican and African-American father. She is 30 years old at the time of this writing and stands at 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 meters). 

Born and raised in Newark, New Jersey, Michaela attended Newark Arts High School and went on to attend Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts.   

Is MJ Rodriguez Transgender? 

MJ Rodriguez was assigned male at birth. She realized that she was a woman at heart at a young age.

MJ Rodriguez before gender reassignment  SOURCE: Broadway.com

She began her gender transition in early 2016 by undergoing hormone replacement therapy.  

What Is MJ Rodriguez Known For?

MJ Rodriguez began her career as a stage performer while still in college. Her theatre credits include "Rent" at New World Stages, "Street Children" at New Ohio Theatre, "Burn All Night" at the American Repertory Theater, and "Little Shop of Horrors" at the Pasadena Playhouse. 

Rodriguez made her on-screen debut in 2012 in an episode of the Showtime medical drama series Nurse Jackie. Subsequently, she went on to guest-star in shows like The CW teen comedy-drama The Carrie Diaries and the Netflix superhero series Marvel's Luke Cage

MJ Rodriguez (front and center) as Blanca Rodriguez on FX's Pose SOURCE: The Playlist

Since 2018, Rodriguez has appeared as Blanca Rodriguez in the FX queer drama Pose with its all-trans cast.

She has also been seen in such movies as Saturday Church, The Big Take, and Adam.  

How Much Is MJ Rodriguez Worth?

According to some sources, MJ Rodriguez is estimated to have a net worth of around $500 thousand as of March 2021. The 30-year-old transgender actress is one of the stars of FX's transgender drama series Pose. Since November 2019, she has been one of the faces of the skincare brand Olay Body.   

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