Mj Rodriguez Bio, Gender, Husband, Parents
For as long as she can remember, Mj Rodriguez always wanted to become an actress. Her acting career, however, didn't take off until she was age 11.
2011 proved monumental for the New Jersey native's career. That year, she starred as Angel on the Off-Broadway reprise of the beloved play Rent. For her performance on the production, she recieved a Clive Barnes Award.
Fast forward to the year 2018, Mj became a household name across the United States through her role on FX drama, Pose.
Is Mj Rodriguez Transgender?
Premiered in 2018, Pose made history by casting the most extensive cast of transgender actors in a series regular role.
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On Pose, Mj portrays the character Blanca Rodriguez-Evangelista. A good-hearted mother figure, Blanca - as per the plot - leads the House of Evangelista.
With the role of Blanca, Mj probably couldn't have asked for a better introduction. Like her fictional character, she is also a transgender woman in real life. Drawing from her experience, she managed to give it all while performing as Blanca.
MJ Rodriguez with the Pose crew circa 2019 (Photo: out.com)
At age 14, Mj came out as gay/bisexual to friends and family. Transitioning from 2012, she underwent a full gender replacement surgery in 2016.
A full-fledged transgender woman, Mj remains vocal about the issues plaguing the lives of trans people. At the same time, she seems to embrace her gender identity fully.
Who Is Mj Rodriguez? Bio Reveals
According to her date of birth, Mj Rodriguez turned 28 years of age on 7th January 2019. A native of Newark, New Jersey, she holds American nationality.
Born to African-American mother and Puerto Rican father, Mj belongs to mixed ethnicity. Growing up, her biological parents and elder sister were supportive of her acting aspirations.
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With goals of making it in the show-biz, Mj joined the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. A graduate of Newark Arts High School, she also owns a degree from prestigious Berklee College of Music.
A trained singer, the Pose actress' first transgender role was in MCU web series Luke Cage. She made her big-screen debut in 2018 with Saturday Church.
Meanwhile, Nurse Jackie was her first small-screen appearance. Per reports, Mj owns a net worth of $400 thousand.
Married & Husband Related
With a burgeoning acting career ahead of her, finding a husband and getting married likely doesn't top Mj Rodriguez's priority. However, according to the actress, her dating life continues to see improvement as she is growing comfortable in her transgender identity. Thus, her days of being single may be over soon.
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Should she tie the knot in the future, her wedding would be a dreamy affair. The Rent star also doesn't shy away from professing her desires to become a parent one day.