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Janelle Monáe

Janelle Monáe

Birthday: 1985-12-01 | Place of Birth: Kansas City, Kansas, USA

Janelle Monáe Robinson (born December 1, 1985) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, actress, and model from Kansas City, Kansas. She began her musical career in 2003, and released her debut album 'The ArchAndroid' in 2010 which was met with critical acclaim and gained her international recognition. Monáe made her live action acting film debut in the Academy Award winning 2016 film 'Moonlight'. The same year she starred in the biographical drama film 'Hidden Figures' alongside Taraji P. Henson and Octavia Spencer. For her musical work, Monáe has earned six Grammy Award nominations.

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Known For

Acting

Year
Title

Role

2019
Harriet

as    Marie Buchanon

2019
Lady and the Tramp

as    Peg (voice)

2018
Welcome to Marwen

as    GI Julie

2018
Dirty Computer

as    Jane 57821

2016
Hidden Figures

as    Mary Jackson

2016
Moonlight

as    Teresa

2014
2013
Made in America

as    Themself

2013