Janelle is a renowned American singer and songwriter. Apart from that, she is also a rapper and a record producer, actress and also a model. She has a contract with Wondaland Arts Society and Atlantic records. She has majority shares in these record labels. She has been able to release several albums and songs. She has received multiple awards and nominations. Here is a quick summary of Janelle Monae’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Janelle Monae Early Life
Janelle was born in the year 1985, and her birth names were Janelle Monae Robinson. She was born in Kansas City, Kansas. It is also the place that she did spend a better part of her childhood. Her mother used to work as a janitor while her father did work as a truck driver. Her father’s name is Michael Robinson Summers. Her ambitions of being a singer and a performer started at a very early age. One of the most inspirational figures in her childhood was Dorothy Gale.
She did move to New York City where she did study drama at American Musical and Dramatic Academy. She did learn very fast. She did perform at a camp: ‘Freedom Theatre.’ After some time, she moved to Atlanta Georgia in the year 2001. Here, she did meet OutKast’s Bid Boi. Together with another young artist, they created Wondaland Arts Society. She has very much support for the LGBTQ community. She has openly admitted she has an outstanding interest in androids. Her sexuality has remained very controversial. Her dating life and marriage life has indeed remained so guarded. Janelle is very bold and very attractive.
Janelle Monae Career, Awards & Achievement
She officially started her career in the year 2007. This was when she got to release her first single. The song went by the name ‘Metropolis.’ She went on to release other singles including Suite 1 that got released in the year 2007. She later went ahead to sign a contract with Sean Comb label, Bad Boys Records. This label was in charge for the release of the first suite in the year 2008. It got to be known as ’Metropolis: The Chase Suite.’ It also did feature two new tracks. This led to her bagging her first Grammy nomination. In the year 2009, her single by the name ‘Open happiness’ got featured in the finale of American Idol. Janelle did star on ‘Do My thing.’ She did perform two new songs: ‘Electric lady’ and ‘Dorothy Dandridge Eyes.’ These singles were in his album ‘The Electric Lady.’ The performance got to be at Toronto Jazz Festival. Over time she has been able to release various songs and albums that have gone ahead and done very well.
Awards and Achievements
Janelle has had a very successful career as a musician, dancer, and a model. Her prowess in music has seen her get to win various awards as well as obtain multiple nominations. Among the awards that she has been able to win Black Reel Awards, Critics’ Choice Award, MTV Video Music Awards, Satellite Awards, Soul Train Music Awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards. Het nominations include BET Awards, Brit Awards, and Grammy Awards. In total, she has been able to receive a total of twenty-eight awards and a total of forty-six nominations. This is very impressive!
Net worth of Janelle Monae
Janelle has a net worth that is estimated to be over $7 million. Her wealth has primarily come from her career in the film industry. Among her professions includes being a singer, songwriter, record producer, model, and dancer. She has been able to release several albums that have gone to achieve excellent sales.
Janelle has never been shy about speaking her mind out. She has been able to combine her skills and talents very well. She has gone ahead to amass a huge following in the social media. She is very active in her social media accounts.