Janelle Monáe


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Janelle Monáe is an American musical recording artist, actress and model signed to her own imprint, Wondaland Arts Society, and Atlantic Records. She was born in Kansas City, Kansas, to Janet, a janitor, and Michael Robinson Summers, a truck driver. In 2010, Monáe released her first full-length studio album, The ArchAndroid. In March 2012, "We Are ... See full bio »

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Hidden Figures Mary Jackson
(2016)
Moonlight Teresa
(2016)
Rio 2 Dr. Monae
(2014)
Antebellum Veronica / Eden
(2020)

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 2021 We the People (TV Series short)
- The Three Branches of Government (2021) ... (voice)
- Taxes (2021) ... (voice)
- Immigration (2021) ... (voice)
- Federal vs State Power (2021) ... (voice)
- The First Amendment (2021) ... (voice)
 2020 Janelle Monáe: Turntables (Video short)
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 2020 Antebellum
Veronica / Eden
 2020 Homecoming (TV Series)
Jackie / Alex
- Again (2020) ... Alex / Jackie
- Needle (2020) ... Alex / Jackie
- Meters (2020) ... Alex / Jackie
- Soap (2020) ... Alex / Jackie
- Previously (2020) ... Alex / Jackie
 2020 The Glorias
Dorothy Pitman Hughes
 2019 Lady and the Tramp
Peg (voice)
 2019/I Harriet
Marie Buchanon
 2019 UglyDolls
Mandy (voice)
 2019 Janelle Monáe Feat. Zoë Kravitz: Screwed (Video short)
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 2018 Welcome to Marwen
GI Julie
 2018 Janelle Monáe: Crazy, Classic, Life (Video short)
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 2018 Janelle Monáe: Dirty Computer
Jane 57821
 2018 Janelle Monáe: I Like That (Video short)
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 2018 Janelle Monáe: Make Me Feel (EDX Dubai Skyline Remix) (Video short)
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 2018 Janelle Monáe: Pynk (Video short)
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 2018 Janelle Monáe: Django Jane (Video short)
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 2018 Janelle Monáe: Make Me Feel (Video short)
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 2018 Electric Dreams (TV Series)
Alice
- Autofac (2018) ... Alice
 2017 Grimes ft. Janelle Monáe: Venus Fly (Video short)
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 2016 Hidden Figures
Mary Jackson
 2016/I Moonlight
Teresa
 2015 Janelle Monáe & Jidenna: Yoga (Video short)
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 2014 Janelle Monáe: Electric Lady (Video short)
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 2014 Janelle Monáe: Heroes (Video short)
Janelle Monáe (voice)
 2014 Rio 2
Dr. Monae (voice)
 2013 Goodie Mob Feat. Janelle Monáe: Special Education (Video short)
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 2013 Janelle Monáe: Dance Apocalyptic (Video short)
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 2013 Janelle Monáe Feat. Erykah Badu: Q.U.E.E.N. (Video short)
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 2011 Fun. Feat. Janelle Monáe: We Are Young (Video short)
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 2011 Big Boi Feat. Janelle Monáe: Be Still (Video short)
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 2010 Janelle Monáe: Cold War (Video short)
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 2010 Janelle Monáe Feat. Big Boi: Tightrope (Video short)
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 2008 Janelle Monáe: Many Moons (Video short)
Cindi Mayweather
 2006 OutKast Feat. Scar, Sleepy Brown: Morris Brown (Video short)
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Alternate Names:

Janelle Monae

Height:

5' (1.52 m)
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I've never viewed myself as "just" a musician or singer. I'm a storyteller who wants to tell untold, meaningful, universal stories in unforgettable ways. I want to do it all, study it all and find my place in it. See more »

Trivia:

She made her film debut in 2016, co-starring in Moonlight (2016) and Hidden Figures (2016). Both films were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture at The Oscars (2017), with Moonlight (2016) ultimately winning the accolade. See more »

Trademark:

Often wears minimalistic black-and-white suits with a quiff hairstyle

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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