Janelle Monae net worth $12 million
Janelle Monáe Net Worth: Janelle Monáe is an American R&B and soul singer, songwriter, producer, and actress who has a net worth of $12 million dollars. Monáe released her first independent album, “The Audition,” in 2003 and signed with Bad Boy Records three years later. In 2007, Janelle released the EP “Metropolis Suite I: The Chase,” which earned her a Grammy nomination. Monáe then released the studio albums “The ArchAndroid” (2010), “The Electric Lady” (2013), and “Dirty Computer” (2018). As an actress, Janelle has appeared in the films “Moonlight” (2016), “Hidden Figures” (2016), “Welcome to Marwen” (2018), “Harriet” (2019), “The Glorias” (2020), and “Antebellum” (2020) and lent her voice to “Rio 2” (2014), “UglyDolls” (2019), and “Lady and the Tramp” (2019). In 2020, she joined the cast of the Prime Video series “Homecoming.”
Early Life: Janelle Monáe was born Janelle Monáe Robinson on December 1, 1985, in Kansas City, Kansas. Her mother, Janet (a hotel maid and a janitor), and her father, Michael (a truck driver), split up when Janelle was a toddler, and Janet later got remarried to a postal worker and military veteran. Monáe has a younger half-sister, Kimmy, and was raised in a Baptist household. Janelle’s father battled crack cocaine and spent some time in prison, and Monáe has said that it left her with anxiety and abandonment issues. Janelle became interested in singing and performing at an early age and began singing at a local church. She performed songs from the album “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill” at Juneteenth talent shows and won three consecutive years, and during her teenage years, she joined the Young Playwrights’ Round Table at the Coterie Theater and started writing musicals.