Jazz Jennings Net Worth & Biography

Jazz Jennings Biography

Jazz Jennings Net Worth & Biography

Popular Name: Jazz Jennings
Real Name: Jazz Jennings
Birth Date: October 6, 2000
Birth Place:
South Florida, United States
Age: 22
Gender: Transwoman
Nationality/Citizenship: American
Height: 158 cm
Weight: 58 kg
Sexuality: Pansexual
Marital Status: Single
Spouse(s):
N/A
Children: N/A
Profession: Businesswoman, TV Star, YouTuber
Years active: N/A
Net Worth: $500,000
Last Updated: 2021

 

 

Jazz Jennings is a popular YouTube personality in the United States. She also works as a television personality and as a spokes-model, and also has a significant role in the LGBT community. Ms. Jennings herself is a transgender woman and is popularly known to be one of the youngest openly identified transgenders. She has been involved in starring in several television series, and this will equip you with all there is regarding Jazz Jennings’ biography and the complete details about her life.

Early Life: Childhood, Education

Jazz was born in South Florida, United States on October 6, 2000. Her parents are Greg and Jeanette Jennings, and she has three older siblings comprising an older sister and two older brothers

At the time of birth, Jazz was identified as male. But when she was five years old, she was diagnosed with gender dysphoria, a condition that changed her identification as a transgender person.

As a child, she attended a camp named “Camp Aranutiq”, a sleep-away camp for transgender kids. After that, she attended Broward Virtual School and completed her studies there before getting admitted to Harvard University. However, for undisclosed reasons, her entry was delayed and nothing much has been revealed concerning the status of her education.

 

Professional Life: TV Personality, Social Activist, Entrepreneur

As a confident woman that has made peace with her decision to identify as a transwoman, Jazz Jennings has been working as a transgender activist and has been active in the LGBT community making connections. Her career started when she was just six years and her story as a child growing up as a trans-person facing all the challenges, as told by her parents, was presented by “the Rosie Show” and a national TV show “20/20”. The Oprah Winfrey Network later aired a documentary about her life and family titled “I Am Jazz: A Family in Transition” in 2011. Jazz’s story was also presented in numerous other TV series, YouTube clips, short films, and books. She has co-written a book for kids with Jessica Herthel titled “I Am Jazz”, which talks about her transgender life. Along with this, she is the founder and owner of a company known as Purple Rainbow Tails. She also starred in a 2019 short film called “Denim”.

Jennings began her journey to transition into who she was always meant to be when she clocked 3 years old, and this makes her one of the youngest persons ever to do so, according to Time magazine. Her reality TV show “I Am Jazz” which launched on TLC in 2015 gained a massive following with the TV star consistently remaining blunt and honest with viewers. She is also a businesswoman and entrepreneur in her own right and has earned a huge fortune over just a couple of years in the spotlight.

Jazz Jennings Net Worth
TV Personality, Jazz Jennings

 

Achievements: Awards & Honors

In 2014, Jazz was recognized with LogoTV’s Youth Trailblazer Award. That same year, she was listed by Time magazine as one of “The 25 Most Influential Teens of 2014”.

The Human Rights Campaign Youth Ambassador has also listed her in its “OUT’s 2014 Trans 100” and “40 Under 40” lists.

Personal Life: Relationships, Children, Private Interests

Jazz Jennings describes herself as a pansexual transgender person. She identified as a transgender in 2005 when she was five years old. Being pan-sexual means that she is attracted to people of both genders for their personalities rather than their sexual orientation.

In 2013, she publicly expressed her desire to become a mother in the future.

Jennings has immense love for Mermaids. She sells rubber mermaids at Purple Rainbow Tails. When she was 11, she started taking Hormone Blockers and says that it helps her build her self-esteem.

Jazz Jennings Net Worth: Salary, Income Sources, Brands

According to The Gazette Review, her fortune has been built around the documentation of her transition journey, as she was always on TV appearing on various shows to showcase her life from a very young age. In addition to her TV career, her income has been boosted by the proceeds from Purple Rainbow Tails, a company she founded all by herself with the aim of raising funds for transgender kids. Not to forget, a bra that she designed with the company Knixteen currently retails for around $100.

The Gazette Review says that Jazz Jennings’ net worth is estimated at $500,000. Her earnings for starring in TLC’s “I Am Jazz” is typically around $10,000 per episode, totaling approximately $200,000 after the show’s five seasons of I Am Jazz. Jennings’s family isn’t struggling either, as her father who works as a lawyer also earned from the show alongside the rest of the family. It is said that the combined net worth of the family could be approximately $5 to 6 million.

It is also worth noting that Jennings is a huge social media star and also makes a considerable amount of money from her YouTube channel which currently boasts of a million subscribers. Ad revenue from her YouTube channel in addition to income from sponsored content across Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter would certainly bank the reality TV star a considerable amount of money on top of everything else.

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