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Janelle Monáe

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KNOWN FOR 
Hidden Figures (2016) | Moonlight (2016) | Rio 2 (2014)
AWARDS 
15 wins & 31 nominations More »
AKA 
Janelle Monae
BORN 
Dec 1, 1985 (age 32)
HEIGHT 
5' 0" (1.52m)

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Films in Production (2 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Television in Production (1 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNTSTATUS
  • Primary photo for Philip K. Dick's Electric DreamsPhilip K. Dick's Electric Dreams (TV Series) Alexis ( 1 episode, 2018 )  Less 2018 1 Released
Past Film & Video (13 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Hidden FiguresHidden Figures Mary Jackson, Performer ("Isn't This The World")  Less 2016 $25MM $169MM / $235MM
  • Primary photo for MoonlightMoonlight Teresa  Less 2016 $1.5MM $28MM / $56MM
  • Primary photo for Bad MomsBad Moms Performer ("Tightrope"), Writer ("Tightrope") (as Janelle Monáe Robinson)  Less 2016 $20MM $113MM / $184MM
  • Primary photo for The EqualizerThe Equalizer Performer ("Givin' Em What They Love"), Writer ("Givin' Em What They Love") (as Janelle Monáe Robinson)  Less 2014 $55MM $102MM / $192MM
  • Primary photo for Think Like a Man TooThink Like a Man Too Performer ("Dance Apocalyptic"), Writer ("Dance Apocalyptic") (as Janelle Monae Robinson)  Less 2014 $24MM $65MM / $70MM
  • Primary photo for Rio 2Rio 2 Dr. Monae (voice), Lyrics ("What Is Love (Cast)", "What Is Love"), Music ("What Is Love (Cast)", "What Is Love"), Performer ("What Is Love (Cast)", "What Is Love")  Less 2014 $103MM $132MM / $500MM
  • Primary photo for Janelle Monáe: Q.U.E.E.N.Janelle Monáe: Q.U.E.E.N. (Video) Janella Monaé  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Any Questions for Ben?Any Questions for Ben? Performer ("Tightrope"), Writer ("Tightrope") (as Robinson)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Violet & DaisyViolet & Daisy Performer ("Oh, Maker", "57821"), Writer ("Oh, Maker", "57821") (as Janelle Monae Robinson)  Less 2011 $8MM $17K / —
  • Primary photo for Happy Feet TwoHappy Feet Two Performer ("Tightrope (Ice Cold Mix)"), Producer ("Tightrope (Ice Cold Mix)"), Writer ("Tightrope (Ice Cold Mix)") (as Janelle Monáe Robinson)  Less 2011 $135MM $64MM / $150MM
  • Primary photo for Friends with BenefitsFriends with Benefits Performer ("Tightrope"), Writer ("Tightrope") (as Janelle Monáe Robinson)  Less 2011 $35MM $56MM / $150MM
  • Primary photo for Connected: An Autoblogography About Love, Death & TechnologyConnected: An Autoblogography About Love, Death & Technology Performer ("Tightrope" written by Charles Del Joseph, nm1847117 (as Janelle Robinson) & Nathaniel Irvin)  Less 2011 $1.3MM $13K / —
  • Primary photo for For Colored GirlsFor Colored Girls Performer ("Without a Fight")  Less 2010 $38MM / —
Past Television (31 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Tvoje tvár má známý hlasTvoje tvár má známý hlas (TV Series) Writer ("Tightrope") ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
    • Episode #3.8 (Apr 16, 2017) Writer ("Tightrope")  Less
  • Primary photo for BET Awards 2016BET Awards 2016 (TV Movie) Herself, Performer ("Delirious", "Kiss", "Pop Life", "I Would Die 4 U")  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Madam SecretaryMadam Secretary (TV Series) Performer ("Venus Fly") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
    • Higher Learning (Mar 20, 2016) Performer ("Venus Fly") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Jimmy Kimmel Live!Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) Writer ("Gabby") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Writer ("Pressure Off") ( 1 episode, 2015 ) , Performer ("Yoga") ( 1 episode, 2015 ) , Writer ("Yoga") ( 1 episode, 2015 ) , Herself - Musical Guest ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 2
  • Primary photo for BET Awards 2015BET Awards 2015 (TV Movie) Herself - Performer, Performer ("Yoga"), Writer ("Yoga")  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for World Championship SnookerWorld Championship Snooker (TV Series) Performer ("We Are Young") ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
    • 2015: Day 5, Part 4 (Apr 22, 2015) Performer ("We Are Young") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for GleeGlee (TV Series) Writer ("Tightrope") ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
    • Homecoming (Jan 9, 2015) Writer ("Tightrope") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Herself - Musical Guest ( 2 episodes, 2010–2014 ) , Performer ("Tightrope") ( 1 episode, 2010 ) , Writer ("Tightrope") ( 1 episode, 2010 ) , Performer ("Heroes") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2010–2014 2
  • Primary photo for GuapasGuapas (TV Series) Performer ("Dance Apocalyptic") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • El final (May 28, 2014) Performer ("Dance Apocalyptic") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Silicon ValleySilicon Valley (TV Series) Performer ("Special Education") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • The Cap Table (Apr 13, 2014) Performer ("Special Education") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Dancing on IceDancing on Ice (TV Series) Performer ("We Are Young") ( 2 episodes, 2014 )  Less 2014 2
    • Week 3: The Skate-Off (Jan 19, 2014) Performer ("We Are Young") (uncredited)  Less
    • Week 3 (Jan 19, 2014) Performer ("We Are Young") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Dancing with the StarsDancing with the Stars (TV Series) Soundtrack ( 1 episode, 2012 ) , Writer ("Dance Apocalyptic") ( 1 episode, 2013 ) , Performer ("Dance Apocalyptic") ( 1 episode, 2013 ) , Writer ("Tightrope") ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012–2013 2
    • Team Dance Week (Oct 28, 2013) Performer ("Dance Apocalyptic"), Writer ("Dance Apocalyptic")  Less
    • Performance Show: Week Nine (May 14, 2012) Soundtrack ("Tightrope"), Writer ("Tightrope")  Less
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Writer ("Dance Apocalyptic", "Electric Lady") ( 1 episode, 2013 ) , Herself - Musical Guest ( 1 episode, 2013 ) , Performer ("Dance Apocalyptic", "Electric Lady") ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
    • Edward Norton/Janelle Monae (Oct 26, 2013) Herself - Musical Guest, Performer ("Dance Apocalyptic", "Electric Lady"), Writer ("Dance Apocalyptic", "Electric Lady")  Less
  • Primary photo for CampCamp (TV Series) Performer ("Do My Thing") ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
    • The Mixer (Jul 24, 2013) Performer ("Do My Thing")  Less
  • Primary photo for MalhaçãoMalhação (TV Series) Performer ("We Are Young") ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
    • Episode #21.1 (Jul 8, 2013) Performer ("We Are Young")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Writer ("Tightrope") ( 7 episodes, 2012–2013 )  Less 2012–2013 7
    • Episode #21.156 (Jun 4, 2013) Writer ("Tightrope") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #21.89 (Feb 7, 2013) Writer ("Tightrope") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #21.62 (Dec 20, 2012) Writer ("Tightrope") (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for American Dad!American Dad! (TV Series) Actress ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for Stevie Wonder with Friends: Celebrating a Message of PeaceStevie Wonder with Friends: Celebrating a Message of Peace (TV Special) Herself, Performer ("Higher Ground")  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for So You Think You Can DanceSo You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) Performer ("Tightrope") ( 2 episodes, 2010 ) , Performer ("Many Moons") ( 1 episode, 2009 ) , Performer ("Sincerely, Jane") ( 1 episode, 2012 ) , Herself - Performer ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2009–2012 4
    • Top 10 Perform (Aug 22, 2012) Performer ("Sincerely, Jane")  Less
    • 1 of 4 Voted Off (Aug 5, 2010) Herself - Performer, Performer ("Tightrope")  Less
    • Top Six Perform (Jul 21, 2010) Performer ("Tightrope")  Less
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  • Primary photo for 2012 MTV Movie Awards2012 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special) Herself - Performer, Performer ("We Are Young")  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Danville 2nd Ward Young MenDanville 2nd Ward Young Men (TV Series) Performer ("We Are Young") ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
    • Big Sur 2012 (May 27, 2012) Performer ("We Are Young")  Less
  • Primary photo for Gossip GirlGossip Girl (TV Series) Performer ("We Are Young") ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Dancing with the StarsDancing with the Stars (TV Series) Writer ("Tightrope") ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
    • Episode #12.2 (Apr 22, 2012) Writer ("Tightrope") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for CalifornicationCalifornication (TV Series) Soundtrack ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
    • JFK to LAX (Jan 8, 2012) Soundtrack ("Givin Em What They Love ")  Less
  • Primary photo for Formula 1: BBC SportFormula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) Performer ("Tightrope") ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for 9021090210 (TV Series) Soundtrack ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
    • To the Future! (May 16, 2011) Soundtrack ("Tightrope") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Grey's AnatomyGrey's Anatomy (TV Series) Performer ("Tightrope") ( 1 episode, 2011 ) , Writer ("Tightrope") ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
    • White Wedding (May 5, 2011) Performer ("Tightrope") (uncredited), Writer ("Tightrope") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The 53rd Annual Grammy AwardsThe 53rd Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Performer, Performer ("Nothin' On You", "Tight Rope"), Writer ("Tight Rope")  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Needle DropThe Needle Drop (TV Series) Program Material ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for SGU Stargate UniverseSGU Stargate Universe (TV Series) Writer ("Many Moons", "Sincerely Jane") ( 1 episode, 2009 ) , Herself ( 1 episode, 2009 ) , Performer ("Many Moons", "Sincerely Jane") ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
    • Earth (Nov 6, 2009) Herself, Performer ("Many Moons", "Sincerely Jane") (uncredited), Writer ("Many Moons", "Sincerely Jane") (uncredited)  Less
Self (68 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (6 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for ExtraExtra (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
    • Episode #23.162 (Mar 11, 2017) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Access HollywoodAccess Hollywood (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Cortá por LozanoCortá por Lozano (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Nunca es tardeNunca es tarde (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Hoy nos tocaHoy nos toca (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Rock in RioRock in Rio (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
    • Episode #4.7 (Oct 2, 2011) Herself (archive footage)  Less

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