Jazz Jennings Biography
Jazz Jennings a native of South Florida, is an American YouTube personality, spokesmodel, television personality, and LGBT rights activist. She gained massive attention for being one of the youngest publicly documented people to be identified as transgender.
In 2007, she had an interview with Barbara Walters which aired on 20/20. This resulted in more popularity. The same year, she founded TransKids Purple Rainbow Foundation alongside her parents and in 2013, she founded Purple Rainbow Tails. She stars alongside her family in TLC’s reality tv show Am Jazz. The show premiered on the 15th of July, 2015.
Jazz Jennings Age
Jennings was born on October 6, 2000, in South Florida, United States. the television personality is 21 years old as of 2021.
Jazz Jennings Height | Weight Gain
The 21-year-old stands at an estimated height of 5 feet 2 inches (1.58 meters). In a recent video, the reality star revealed that she had gained about 100 pounds since the last season of the reality show I Am Jazz. She has previously weighed 58 Kgs.
Jazz Jennings Family
Jazz was born and raised in South Florida. Her parents are Greg and Jeanette. She was born into a Jewish family. Since their Jewish last name is long, the family chose to go with “Jennings”. Jazz has three siblings; an older sister, Ari, and two older brothers, twins Sander and Griffen. Jennings was born male but at the age of five, she was diagnosed with gender dysphoria. She became one of the youngest widely documented people to be identified as transgender. She went to camp Aranu’tiq, a sleepaway camp for transgender children.
Jazz Jennings Boyfriends
Jennings appears to be currently single. About her sexual orientation, she revealed in a 2012 20/20 interview with Barbara Walters that she was romantically attracted to boys. In July 2014, she stated that she was pansexual in a YouTube Q&A video. She has also previously discussed her wishes to be a mother back in 2013.
Jazz Jennings College
Jennings went to Broward Virtual School. She was a valedictorian of the class of 2019. After graduating from Broward, she was accepted into Harvard University. She, however, delayed entry for a year.
Jazz Jennings Career
Her popularity goes way back to when she appeared alongside her parents on tv to talk about the challenges she faces as transgender. Her story was covered by 20/20 and The Rosie Show tv shows. She founded TransKids Purple Rainbow Foundation alongside her parents in 2007 and in 2013, she founded Purple Rainbow Tails.
The company makes rubber mermaid tails to raise money for transgender children. In her interview with Barbara Walters, she discussed her battle with the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) that lasted 2 and a half years. she wanted to be allowed to play on the girl’s team.
She was able to change the policies to allow trans students to play with the help of the National Center for Lesbian Rights. Her children’s book I Am Jazz was published in 2013. She co-wrote the book with Jessica Herthel, the director of the Stonewall National Education Project.
In 2014, she arrived as a guest at the GLAAD Media Awards and was named one of “The 25 Most Influential Teens of 2014” by Time. She was also named as the youngest person ever featured on Out’s “Out 100”, Advocate’s “40 Under 40” lists, OUT’s 2014 Trans 100 list, and a Human Rights Campaign Youth Ambassador.
In 2015, Jazz became a spokesmodel for Clean & Clear and modeled for the NOH8 Campaign. Her memoir Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) Teen was published in 2016. Robert Tonner and the Tonner Doll Company made a transgender doll modeled after Jennings. Jazz has voiced several characters including teenage transgender Zadie in Danger & Eggs and Lily the Fairy in The Bravest Knight.
Jazz Jennings Net Worth
Jennings’ net worth is still under review and will be updated as soon as it is available. On the other hand, she comes from a well-off family. Her father is a lawyer and has managed to make lots of income from his career. His family also gets an income from their appearances on the reality tv show I Am Jazz. The family is estimated to be in the range of $5 million – $10 million.
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