Janet Mock

Birth Day March 10th, 1983
Birth Place Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
Age 41 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Pisces

About Janet Mock

Janet Mock is an American writer as well as a transgender rights activist. She is famous for being a director and executive producer for the FX series "Pose", and the Netflix limited series "Hollywood". She is also a producer and director of the Netflix comedy "The Politician". She is best recognized for her debut book "Redefining Realness" which became a "New York Times" bestseller, "Surpassing Certainty" published in 2017 and also known for work in various magazines "Marie Claire", "Metro Weekly', "Paper", "OUT", "Elle", "Glamour", "Riposte", and "Elixher".

American Writer, Janet Mock

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As a transgender rights activist, Janet Mock has openly shared her experiences through interviews, editorials, and her own podcast. She started as a staff editor for the website of people magazine and later as a web editor for five years. She was featured in an LGBT documentary "The OUT List" which screened on HBO on 27 June 2013, the documentary "Dressed" in 2011, and the fifth anniversary cover of "C☆NDY" magazine along with 13 other transgender women. Regarding her awards, she won 10 nominations, and 3 wins which include "Primetime Emmy Nomination", "Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards" (2020). She is also the two times winner of the "Black Reel Awards" for work "Pose" in 2020. She was also awarded for Media Excellence in "Social Media Campaign" and won "The Women's Way" with their Book Prize". She was named one of the Hollywood Reporter's "Women in Entertainment power 100", and was also named to "Oprah's SuperSoul 100" (2016) list of visionaries and influential leaders as well as named one of Good's GOOD 100 for "Building An Online Army to Defend #GirlsLikeUS". She also made appearances on "Real Time With Bill Maher", "The Colbert Report", "The Night Show". She appeared in Jay-z's music video for "Family Feud" directed by Ava Duvernay and guest-starred in Alex Garland's FX on Hulu limited series "DEVS". 

Early Life and Family

Janet Mock's place of birth is in Honolulu, Hawaii, the U.S. and her birth date is 10th March 1983.  She was conceived as a male with her real name Charles Mock. She came from an African-American on her father's side and of Portuguese, English, Native Hawaiian descent on her mother's side which makes her ethnic background of multiracial. Her race is Black and her star sign is Pisces as per her birth date. She holds American nationality. Recently, she has celebrated her 38 birthday on 10 March. Christian is her religious.

About her parents, Janet Mock is the second child of Charles Mock III (Father) and Elizabeth Mock (Mother). She has one sibling named Chad Mock, who is a professional football player.

Janet Mock studied at the Governor Wallace Rider Farrington High School in Honolulu, Hawaii. Later, She graduated with a Bachelors Degree of Arts in Fashion Merchandising from the Unversity of Hawaii at Manoa in 2004. Further, she acquired a Master's degree of Arts in Journalism from New York University in 2006.

Janet Mock Husband and Sexuality

Janet Mock is currently single. Previously, she married photographer Aaron Tredwell. The couple tied the knot in 2015. They met each other on the dance floor in a bar of the Lower Eastside of Manhattan and began their relationship in 2009. Then, she got divorced in February 2019. She is transgender by sexuality.

Janet Mock and her ex-husband Aaron Tredwell

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Janet Mock Net Worth

Multi-talented writer, Janet Mock has an estimated net worth of $3 million whereas her salary income is $1 million. Her major sources of income come from her writing, acting, television host, director, and producer. However, she also earns from her brand endorsement to promote "Forevermark USA", "NOVA OCTO", "Roland Mouret". Recently, she delivered a speech on criticism of Hollywood at the show's season three premiere in NYC on April 29. In her fiery speech, Mock spoke on stage for nearly 15 minutes; where she asked why she wasn't paid more for her work on the series. At one point she went on saying: 'F*** Hollywood'. As per The Daily Beast's report, Mock said she was being paid $40,000 per episode but she deserved more.

How tall is Janet Mock?

The height of Janet Mock is 5ft 6inch (167.5 cm) with her body weight is 60 Kg or 132 lbs. Her hair is brown in color and eye is black in color. Her shoe size is 7.5 US. At the age of 18, during her first year of college, Janet underwent a sex change operation in Thailand, which cost her around $7000.

Transgender rights activist, Janet Mock

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Awards and Nominations

  • 2019- Primetime Emmy Awards
  • 2019, 2020- Black Reel Awards
  • 2019, 2020- Gold Derby Awards
  • 2021, 2019- Writers Guild of America Awards
  • 2020- Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards

Television Shows / Series

  • 2018- "Pose"
  • 2019- "The Politician"
  • 2020- "Hollywood"

Books List

  • Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More (2014)
  • Surpassing Certainty: What My Twenties Taught Me (2017)
  • Pass the Mic: Millennial Feminism (2014)

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