Every week we look at the life of another Hollywood A-lister, and this time around we'll get to know Janelle Monae a bit better. She first rose to fame as a singer, but also has other creative skills.
Janelle Monae is multitalented star from Kansas City, Kansas. She currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia.
Monae was born on December 1, 1985.
This 32-year-old singer/actress/model released her first LP The ArchAndroid in 2010, and her acting debut came with Rio 2 in 2014.
She released two more albums - The Electric Lady (2013) and Dirty Computer (2018) - and has over 10 television and movie appearances.
Monae is known for her roles in movies such as Moonlight (2016), and Hidden Figures (2016).
Her music was used in over 40 different big and little screen titles.