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Janelle Monáe

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KNOWN FOR 
Friends with Benefits (2011) | The Equalizer (2014) | Rio 2 (2014)
AWARDS 
15 wins & 31 nominations More »
AKA 
Janelle Monae
BORN 
Dec 1, 1985 (age 31)
HEIGHT 
5' 0" (1.52m)

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Films in Production (2 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (13 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Hidden FiguresHidden Figures Mary Jackson, Performer ("Isn't This The World")  Less 2016 $25MM $169MM
  • Primary photo for MoonlightMoonlight Teresa  Less 2016 $1.5MM $28MM
  • Primary photo for Bad MomsBad Moms Performer ("Tightrope"), Writer ("Tightrope") (as Janelle Monáe Robinson)  Less 2016 $20MM $113MM
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Primary photo for Friends with BenefitsFriends with Benefits Performer ("Tightrope"), Writer ("Tightrope") (as Janelle Monáe Robinson)  Less 2011 $35MM $56MM
  • 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 (33 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 Essence 10th Anniversary Black Women In Hollywood AwardsEssence 10th Anniversary Black Women In Hollywood Awards (TV Movie) Actress  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Philip K. Dick's Electric DreamsPhilip K. Dick's Electric Dreams (TV Series) Alexis (1 episode)  Less 2017–  1
  • 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 (67 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (6 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • 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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