Birth Name: Janelle Monáe Robinson
Place of Birth: Kansas City, Kansas, U.S.
Date of Birth: December 1, 1985
Janelle Monáe is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, actress, record producer, and model. She specializes in psychedelic soul and R&B music. Monáe is her middle name. She is the daughter of Janet and Michael Robinson Summers. Her parents are both black.
Janelle’s paternal great-grandmothers are named Ruby Robinson and Loretta Norman.