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Relationship Facts of Michaela Jaé Rodriguez

Michaela Jaé Rodriguez is having an affair.
Her sexual orientation is not straight and is lesbian.

What is the relationship of Michaela Jaé Rodriguez?

Michaela Jaé Rodriguez told the world that she is bisexual /gay at the age of 14 and in 2016 she started to take hormone replacement therapy for her transition from boy to girl.

As of the present, she is dating a guy named Stephen. She discloses this news via her Instagram post in 2020 on the occasion of Valentine’s Day. She posted a beautiful selfie with her boyfriend and wrote a long caption about loving him.

Who is Michaela Jaé Rodriguez?

Michaela Jaé Rodriguez aka Mj Rodriguez is the first transgender actress of American nationality who was nominated for an Emmy. Michaela Jaé Rodriguez is popular for her appearance in Nurse Jackie (2011), Carrie Diaries (2013), Dear Pauline (2014), My Life (2016), etc.

Besides acting, she is also a singer and sang a song titled “Something to Say” in 2021.

In 2023, she will be seen giving the voice to a transformer Nightbird in Transformers: Rise of the Beasts (a Sci-fi action film) alongside other actors named Anthony Ramos.

This project is in the post-production stage and is scheduled to release on 09 June 2023.

Michaela Jaé Rodriguez- Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

Her full birthdate is 07 Jan 1991 and she was born in Newark, New Jersey, the United States as Michaela Antonia Jaé Rodriguez. The name of her mother along with her father’s identity is unknown.

Further, Michaela’s ancestry is a mix of All-American-Puerto-Rican and as to her academics, she went to Queen of Angels Catholic School and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.

After this, she enrolled at Newark Arts High School and later joined Berklee College of Music.

Michaela Jaé Rodriguez- Profession, Wiki, Career

Michaela Jaé Rodriguez has appeared in many screen projects and her performances in all of them were much appreciated. In 2012, she did her debut with an episode of Nurse Jackie as Lonna.

After this in 2013, she was seen in one episode of The Carrie Diaries (TV Series) as a Fabulous Clubgoer. Her notable roles in other small-screen projects are,

  • Luke Cage as Sister Boy for an episode
  • Pose as Blanca Rodriguez-Evangelista for 26 episodes
  • A Black Lady Sketch Show as a Beauty Store Clerk for an episode
  • Dead End: Paranormal as Park Zagan (voice) for 3 episodes
  • Loot Sofia as Salinas for 10 episodes

Besides this, Michaela was also seen in many movies. Some of them are,

  • Saturday Church as Ebony in 2017
  • The Big Take as Robyn in 2018
  • Adam as Emma in 2019
  • Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen as Herself in 2020
  • Tick, Tick… Boom! as Carolyn in 2021

Her theatre credits are Rent (2011), Street Children (2016), Burn All Night (2017), Little Shop of Horrors (2019), and many more.

Awards and nominations

2019Imagen AwardsBest ActressWon
2022Golden Globe AwardsBest Actress – Television Series DramaWon
2021Primetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesNominated
2022Critics’ Choice Television AwardBest Actress in a Drama SeriesNominated

Michaela Jaé Rodriguez- Net Worth, Salary

By the reports of 2022, Michaela Jaé Rodriguez has an estimated net worth of $2 million which she collected from her work.

But her annual salary and other incomes are not yet made public. As of now, her acting credits are a total of 19.

Rumors, Controversy

The cast of Transformers: Rise of the Beasts (2023’s movie) is keeping herself away from scandals along with desperate rumors.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Michaela Jaé Rodriguez’s height is 5 ft 8 inches and her body weight is 58 kg. Furthermore, she has black hair, and her beautiful eyes are dark brown in color.

Social Media

Michaela Jaé Rodriguez is not available on social sites like TikTok and YouTube. But this actor has an account on Instagram and Twitter where she has more than 1.3M and 182.9k followers respectively.

Also, she has a fan page on Facebook with thousands of fans.


  • She is 31 years of age as of 2022.
  • Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.


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