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Vicky Jeudy is an American actress, singer, and former beauty contestant. She is best known for starring in the Netflix comedy-drama web series, Orange Is the New Black (2013-2019) as Janae Watson.
Vicky Jeudy was born on January 23.
Queens, New York City, New York, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
She attended St. John’s Preparatory School (Queens) in Astoria, Queens, New York City, New York, United States. After graduation, she enrolled in the State University of New York at New Paltz in New Paltz, New York, United States, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre Studies. Afterward, Vicky studied acting at an acting conservatory in New York City, New York, United States.
Actress, Former Beauty Contestant, Singer
- Siblings – She has a brother.
Vicky Jeudy is represented by –
- Nicolosi & Company (Talent Agent) in New York City, New York, United States
- Zero Gravity Management (Manager) in Los Angeles, California, United States
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
55 kg or 121 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
She is of Haitian descent.
- Afro haircut
Vicky Jeudy ran a 5K race that benefited Sean Penn‘s Haitian Relief Organization.
Vicky Jeudy Favorite Things
- Cheat Meal – Waldy’s Pizza (Super Thin Crust, Fresh Tomato Sauce, Onions, Mushrooms)
- Kitchen Gadgets – Omega Juicer, Vitamix Blender, Bruzel Juicer
Source – Daily Mail
Vicky Jeudy Facts
- She was raised in the Hollis neighborhood of Queens, New York.
- She described herself as a shy kid who was very creative and loved acting.
- Vicky was among Top 25 Semifinalists in the Miss New York beauty competition during her time in college. One year, she was named Miss Photogenic.
- Vicky is very passionate about holistic health and wellness.
- She was a swimmer in high school.
- Vicky went to her 1st fitness class at the age of 17, after her mom signed her up.
- She is a certified aerobics and kickboxing instructor.
- She was fascinated by pole dancing and has thought about trying it out.
- Vicky had to start running for her role in Orange Is the New Black, where she played a former high school track and field athlete.
- Vicky shares the same view on justice and equality as her character in Orange Is the New Black, Janae Watson. Just like Janae, Vicky is also very outspoken.
- She keeps a journal/diary.
- Vicky eats and drinks dairy in small amounts because it causes her skin to break out, and avoids eating large quantities of meat for the same reason.
- She hates oysters.
- Her co-star Uzo Aduba originally auditioned for the role of Janae Watson but landed the role of Suzanne ‘Crazy Eyes’ Warren because Vicky proved to be a better fit.
- Vicky came to the audition for Orange Is the New Black in a dress, since it was summer and extremely hot. At the last minute, she realized the character from prison wouldn’t wear a dress and a full face of makeup. She rushed to the bathroom, washed off the makeup, put on a hoodie and sweatpants, and started “cursing up a storm” when she entered the room.
- Her favorite scenes in Orange Is the New Black are those she shared with actress Taryn Manning who played Tiffany ‘Pennsatucky’ Doggett.
- She often hears from devoted fans who take time off work to binge-watch an entire season of Orange Is the New Black. Vicky often does the same and has watched an entire 2nd season of BBC America’s series Orphan Black (2013-2017) in a day.
- She doesn’t have a rigorous routine when it comes to maintaining her curly afro haircut – she simply washes it and adds a leave-in conditioner.
- The products that are a staple in her hair routine are Shea Moisture Shea Butter Leave-In Conditioner and Eco Styler.
Featured Image by Vicky Jeudy / Instagram