Jazz Jennings is a famous American television personality, spokesmodel who is best known for her strong presence over YouTube and social media. People recognize her for being the LGBTQ rights activist who is one of the youngest celebrities identified as transgender. She is considered as the youngest national transgender figure in the United States of America. According to her biography, Jazz was born on October 6, 2000, which makes her age be 18 years old now. Apart from her birth name, Jazz Jennings is also popular by her nickname “Jazz Mergirl.” Talking about her ethnic background and nationality, Jazz Jennings ethnicity is Jewish holding an American nationality. Let’s explore in detail about Jazz’s wiki below:
Early Life and Education
Born with birth name Jazz Jennings in 2000, she is the daughter of the father named Greg and mother Jeanette. Though she was born as a male, she used to look like a girl which made her parents worried. In 2004, a diagnosis showed her with an identity disorder at the age of four. Though she was a transgender, she looked like a girl and it was her wish to be represented as a girl instead of a boy. She is lucky and feels blessed to be born to a supportive family who has always been motivating her towards the path of success.
Jazz’s open talks with her grandmother
Jazz Jennings grandmother who has also appeared on the television with Jazz has always shown her a positive direction. She talked with her grandmother about her relationship in which her grandma stated: “I’m more open than ever.”
As far as her education is concerned, Jazz is currently at her high school based in South Florida.
Career and Professional Life
The versatile transgender Jazz is an internet star, actress, writer, activist and spokesperson. She pursued her career at the age of six where her entire family appeared on the television. The national shows including 20/20 and The Rosie Show covered her story as a transgender which made Jazz rose into the limelight.
The supportive family founded TransKids Purple Rainbow Foundation in 2007 in order to support and motivate transgender youth. A documentary titled I Am Jazz: A Family in Transition was premiered in 2011 which won the hearts of million people watching the Oprah Winfrey Network.
When Jazz was just thirteen, she founded a company named Purple Rainbow Tails which used to raise money for transgender kids. In September 2013, Jazz co-authored a book named I Am Jazz accompanied by Jessica Herthel who is best known for being the director the Stonewall National Education Project. She had also appeared during the GLAAD Media Awards as a guest in 2014 where she shared her stage with famous Lauren Foster and Zach Wahls. Surprisingly, TIME Magazine named her in the list of “The 25 Most Influential Teens of 2014.”
With the rise in her popularity, Jazz grabbed an opportunity to appear for the Clean & Clear commercials of Johnson & Johnson. She turned out to be Clean & Clear’s spokesmodel and also contributed or NOH8 Campaign as a model. In 2015, a show tilted I A, Jazz was premiered where she appeared with her family members. The show was aired on TLC TV for four seasons. Talented Jazz released her memoir entitled “Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) Teen” in 2016.
Moving to her personal life, we will discuss Jazz Jennings boyfriend and sexual orientation. During an interview with Barbara Walters in 2012, Jazz stated that she was attracted towards boys. In 2014, she revealed that her orientation is pansexual on one of her videos uploaded in YouTube in July 2014. However, she stated that she is attracted to the people from their personality not from their gender identity.
Is Jazz single? Possibly, she is single as she hasn’t been spotted dating with her boyfriend. An interesting fact about Jazz is, she wished to become a mother in her future.
Beautiful Jennings height is 5 feet and 2 inches (1.57 meter) and her weight is around 55kg (121 lbs). Her body has a pear measurement of 34B-27-35 inches. As far as her dress size and feet size are concerned, Jennings feet size is 6 as per UK measurement and her dress size is not clear. She looks awesome in her dark brown colored hair with an incredible composition of dark brown colored eyes.
Salary and Net worth
Jazz currently resides in Los Angeles, California and has made a good fortune from her professional life. The teenage activist fighting for LGBTQ community Jazz Jennings net worth is estimated to be 300,000 USD which is a massive figure for any celebrity of this age. Her net worth has been contributed mostly by her television shows, books and online presence.
Wiki and Facts
The biography of LGBTQ community activist has been mentioned in Wikipedia and most of the popular websites. One can reach her Instagram profile @jazzjennings_ where she has amassed more than 579k followers. Likewise, you can join her on Twitter @jazzjennings__where she has managed to retain more than 91.6k followers as of now. Like/Follow Jazz Jennings Facebook Page @Jazztrans where she has already been followed by more than 250,000 followers. Jazz’s YouTube videos have made more than 16,970,638 views and some of her popular videos include 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Transgender People (uploaded on May 21, 2017), Painting Leah: A Short Film by Jazz Jennings (August 9, 2016), My Year as a FreshWoman in Highschool | Jazz Jennings (June 13, 2016) and so on.