Janelle Monáe

Janelle Monáe is a very famous and talented singer and songwriter who has done several projects with record labels like Atlantic Records, Woodland Arts Society, etc. She has created several popular songs like Metropolis, Suite 1, Do my Thing, etc. She is also a very successful rapper and record producer. She has been featured in the famous singing reality show American Idol. Owing to her talent, he has been nominated as many as eight times for the Grammy Awards.

Well, how well do you know about Janelle Monáe? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Janelle Monáe’s net worth in 2021, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Janelle Monáe to date.

Biography and Early Life-

Janelle was born and brought up in Kansas City, Kansas, to father Michael Robinson Summers, who used to work as a truck driver, and to mother Janet Summers, who used to work as a janitor. Her fathers got divorced when Janelle was young. She grew up with a stepsister named Kimmy. She was always inclined towards music and drama and was inspired by Dorothy Gale. She also used to sing along with her parents in the choir of a church. She was raised in a family with stern catholic beliefs.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Janelle Monáe in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Janelle Monáe’s age is 35 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 1 December 1985. Though, she is 4′ 11″ in feet and inches and 152 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 114.6 lbs in Pound and 52 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Black and hair color is Black.


Janelle completed her high school at the F. L. Schlagle High School, where she used to participate in all the musicals. After graduation, she joined the American Musical and Dramatic Academy, New York, to study music and acting, following which she pursued a degree from the Perimeter College, Georgia State University, Atlanta, where she used to compose songs and perform on the campus and events.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Janelle has been very open and vocal about her sexual preferences, which have been controversial. At the time, she is not in a relationship with anyone; however, she has expressed to be in love with an android in all her songs and interviews, which is a metaphor for expressing feelings. She has been very supportive and an active member of the LGBTQ community.

Is Janelle Monáe Lesbian?

Janelle Monáe identifies herself as a lesbian and likes to express the feminine as well as the masculine side of her personality quite openly.

Professional Career-

After her degree from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy, she decided to start her career as a lead singer with her debut song called Metropolis in 2007, following which she launched a second song named Suite 1. The masses loved both these songs. As a result, several record labels wanted to hire her; she decided to sign contracts with the Bad Boy Records and the Sean Comb label.

In the year 2008, she, along with the record houses, launched her very first album containing three singles of her called Metropolis, Suite 1, and Metropolis: The Chase Suite. The album became very popular, leading to a massive sale of records. She even received many accolades for her talent and was nominated for a Grammy Awards as Best Singer. She launched several songs like Open Happiness, Do my Thing and albums like the Electric Lady. Her songs were sung in several important events, and shows like the singing reality show American Idol.

Her album The Electric Lady consisted of songs like The Electric Lady, Dorothy Dandridge Eyes, etc., which were featured in the famous Toronto Jazz Festival. Recently she has launched a music video, Turntables featuring in the post-credits scenes of the movie All In: The Fight for Democracy. Apart from singing, she has also starred in films and shows like Antebellum, The Glorias, Homecoming, etc.


  • In 2012 Monáe received the Teen’s Choice Award for Choice Single by a Group for her song We are young.
  • In 2013 Janelle Monáe received the MTV Video Music Awards for Best Art Direction for her song Q. U. E. E. N.
  • She has received the Billboard Women in Music award twice, for the Rising Star Award in 2012 and the Trailblazer of the Year Award in 2018.
  • She has also received a Screen Actors Guild Award and a critic’s Choice Award.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Janelle Monáe in 2021

Janelle has been a very successful and famous singer, songwriter, actor, and dancer. Most of her income is derived from her career as a singer as well as an actor. Her albums make a vast number of sales, and even hoer movies have been massive hits. As of 2021, she currently stands at a net worth of a whopping $15 million.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • While in college, Janelle launched a song called The Audition, which they used to sell in a trunk from Mitsubishi Galant.
  • Before being a singer, she used to work at Office Depot. However, she was fired due to a conflict that inspired her to compose the song Lettin Go.

Janelle Monáe is a viral and talented singer, actor, and songwriter. She has gone on to create several popular songs like Metropolis, the Electric Lady, Dorothy Dandridge Eyes, Q. U. E. E. N., etc, which has earned her as many as 28 awards and 46 nominations. She has also been a phenomenal actor and starred in several movies and shows.


Facts of Janelle Monáe Robinson

  • Gender Female
  • full nameJanelle Monáe Robinson
  • birthplaceKansas City, Kansas, U. S.
  • Date of Birth December 01, 1985
  • Age 38 years 6 months
  • Horoscope Sagittarius
  • Lucky Number 9
  • Lucky Stone Turquoise
  • Lucky Color Orange
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo, Aquarius
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$15 million
  • professionSinger, Songwriter
  • weightIn Kilograms – 52 Kg, In Pounds – 114.6 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 152 cm, In Feet and Inches – 4′ 11″
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorBlack
  • high schoolF. L. Schlagle High School

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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