Mj Rodriguez Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Mj Rodriguez Quick Info
Height5 ft 8 in
Weight58 kg
Date of BirthJanuary 7, 1991
Zodiac SignCapricorn
BoyfriendNone

Mj Rodriguez came to limelight after she was cast as Blanca Rodriguez-Evangelista in the 2018 FX series, Pose. She has been one of the transgender actors starring in the show. After coming out as gay at the age of 14, Mj underwent gender replacement therapy in 2016. She has been a part of several TV shows and movies including Luke Cage (2016), Nurse Jackie (2012), and Saturday Church (2017).

Born Name

Mj Rodriguez

Nick Name

Mj

Mj Rodriguez as seen in July 2018
Mj Rodriguez as seen in July 2018 (Mj Rodriguez / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Newark, New Jersey, U.S.

Nationality

American

Education

Rodriguez studied at Queen of Angels Catholic School. She also went to the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Then, she graduated from Newark Arts High School and later got enrolled at Berklee College of Music.

Occupation

Actress, Singer

Family

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Unknown

Manager

Rodriguez is managed by Avalon Artist Group Agency.

Genre

Blues

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

20th Century Fox TV Records, 725568 Records DK, Lakeshore Records

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

58 kg or 128 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Mj has not dated anyone publicly yet.

Mj Rodriguez (Left) with Mila Jam in August 2018
Mj Rodriguez (Left) with Mila Jam in August 2018 (Mj Rodriguez / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (Hispanic & Black)

Mj is of African-American descent on her mother’s side and has Puerto-Rican roots on her father’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown (Natural)

Eye Color

Black

Sexual Orientation

Transgender (Male to Female)

Distinctive Features

Pointed chin

Brand Endorsements

Mj has not endorsed any brand till now.

Mj Rodriguez as seen at AM to DM studio in July 2018
Mj Rodriguez as seen at AM to DM studio in July 2018 (Mj Rodriguez / Instagram)

Best Known For

  • Appearing as Blanca Rodriguez-Evangelista in the 2018 drama series, Pose
  • Having been cast as Angel in the Off-Broadway revival of Rent

As a Singer

Rodriguez started her professional singing career in 2017 by releasing singles like Wrong Side of Town and You’ll Be Missing Me.

First Film

Mj made her first theatrical film appearance as Ebony in the musical fantasy drama film, Saturday Church, in 2018.

First TV Show

Rodriguez made her first TV show appearance as Lonna in the medical-comedy drama series, Nurse Jackie, in 2012.

Mj Rodriguez with Legendary Damon in August 2018
Mj Rodriguez with Legendary Damon in August 2018 (Mj Rodriguez / Instagram)

Mj Rodriguez Facts

  1. Mj had dreamed of becoming an actor since she was 7.
  2. She publicly came out as bisexual /gay at the age of 14 and became the part of the ballroom scene and learned vogue.
  3. In 2009, Rodriguez won Star-Ledger scholarship and Young Arts first level scholarship.
  4. Rodriguez’s first name Mj is inspired by the Marvel comics character, Mary Jane “MJ” Watson, as she is fond of comics.
  5. In 2012, Rodriguez decided to undergo transition and in early 2016, she underwent complete gender replacement therapy.
  6. Rodriguez’s first appearance as a transgender character and her role as ‘Sister Boy’ in Marvel Cinematic Universe’s web series, Luke Cage (2016), was praised by many.
  7. After her transition, Mj uploaded a video of herself singing the track, Satisfied, which is the single from the Broadway musical, Hamilton. She gained the deserved appreciation and was also invited for an audition for the role of Maria Reynolds in Hamilton from the famous directors Tesley + Company.
  8. She was nominated for Best Actress at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival for her role in Saturday Church.
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Featured Image by Mj Rodriguez / Instagram

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