MJ Rodriguez aka Michaela Antonia Jaé Rodriguez is an American actress and singer. On Tuesday, July 13 2021 she became the first transwoman to be nominated for a Primetime Emmy in the category of outstanding lead actress in a drama, she was honored for the drama series ‘Pose’ for her role as Blanca Rodriguez-Evangelista, a house mother and nurse in the FX ballroom culture-historical. The announcement of Rodriguez’s nomination was made by Ron Cephas Jones along with his daughter Jasmine Cephas Jones. Meanwhile, Rodriguez took to her Instagram and captained “I’m still on cloud nine… I truly can’t believe it! Thank you @televisionacad I’m still gagging. I didn’t get on cam am that much cause I looked a mess!! Lord Jesus, I’m #EmmyNominated.”
Many of her fans were happy about the nomination and few said she deserves it. One user wrote “MJ Rodriguez becoming the first trans woman to be Emmy-nominated in a lead acting category for a show with the most trans actors of color? she is the moment.” Another said “MJ RODRIGUEZ!! IT’S WHAT SHE DESERVES!! :,) #EmmyNoms.” While another user tweeted “Congratulations to our girl MJ Rodriguez who earned her first Emmy nomination for ‘Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Blanca on #Pose AND for making history as the first trans actress to be nominated in a lead category!.” Sarah Kate Ellis tweeted “Michaela Jaé (Mj) Rodriguez’s Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series is a breakthrough for transgender women in Hollywood and a long-overdue recognition for her groundbreaking performance over the past three seasons of POSE.”
Mj Rodriguez Net Worth
MJ Rodriguez was born on January 7, 1991, in Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A, she is 30 years old. She is a singer and an American actress. Rodriguez attended several performing arts schools. In 2011 she won Clive Barnes Award for her performance. At the age of seven, she was interested in acting. Some of the acting credits include Saturday Church, Bun in the Oven, The Big Take, Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen, Nurse Jackie, The Carrie Diaries, Luke Cage, Pose, Street Children, Little Shop of Horrors, and many more. Her Instagram boasts 1.1 Million followers with 131 posts while writing this article. She also has a Youtube channel under her name which has around 2.44k subscribers and the channel was started on 2 Jun 2021.
The estimated Net Worth of Mj Rodriguez is around $800K USD.
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