Laverne Cox
Laverne Cox
Celebrated Name: Laverne Cox
Real Name/Full Name: Laverne Cox
Gender: Transgender
Age: 52 years old
Birth Date: May 29, 1972
Birth Place: Mobile in Alabama (United States)
Nationality: American
Height: 1.8 m
Weight: 76 kg
Sexual Orientation: Transgender
Marital Status: Single
Husband/Spouse (Name): No
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): N/A
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Laverne Cox Lesbian?: Yes
Profession: Actress
Salary: $2,35,000
Net Worth in 2024: $3 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Laverne Cox is a famous American LGBTQ advocate and actress. She got famous for her work in the Netflix series; ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK in which she played the role of SOPHIA BURST. She is the first transgender person to get nominated for PRIMETIME EMMY AWARD in the acting field. In the year 2015, she also won the DAYTIME EMMY AWARD. She has worked in many TV shows and has got a wax figure of herself at MADAME TUSSAUDS.

Maybe you know about Laverne Cox very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Laverne Cox’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

She was born on 29th May in the year 1972 in Mobile in Alabama. A single mother has raised her along with her grandmother in AME ZION CHURCH. She also has a twin brother named M LAMAR. When she was just eleven, she attempted suicide because she noticed her feelings towards male classmates. She got bullied for several years as she couldn’t behave as males do. She has completed her graduation from ALABAMA SCHOOL OF FINE ARTS in Birmingham in Alabama. Later on, she went to Indiana University Bloomington, after which she got shifted to MARYMOUNT MANHATTAN COLLEGE in New York.

Personal Life

She started dating Kyle Draper in the year 2017 on Tinder. Both of them also shared pictures on social media platforms, but they broke up in 2019 due to some personal differences. She is quite open about her relationships and life due to which she is a motivation for every human.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on May 29 1972, Laverne Cox is 52 years old as of today’s date 18th July 2024. Her height is 1.8m tall, and her weight is 76 kg.


She appeared on TV as the contestant of I WANT TO WORK FOR DIDDY. She produced and starred in her TV show, TRANSform ME. Her show got nominated for the GLAAD Media Award for an outstanding reality show. She accepted her award at the ceremony. She has worked in numerous films and TV shows, including Musical Chairs, Law and Order, and Bored to death.

In the year 2013, she started working as an actor in the series, ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, and the character was also of trans women. In the year 2014, she joined Carmen Carrera on the KATIE show. She is quite open about her views and expressions when it comes to freedom of the LGBTQ community. In the year 2014, she also got nominated for Primetime Emmy award, becoming the first transgender to enter in the nominations of the best acting category.

Against Phoenix, she joined a campaign in the year 2014, which allowed police to arrest anyone on the suspect of manifestation of prostitution. In late 2014, she also got featured in the Annual Rebels issue of V. On 17th October in 2014, she presented a one-hour documentary on MTV. In the year 2017, she started working in the DOUBT show with her role as a transgender attorney. This show got canceled soon due to a weak audience.

In the year 2017, she got nominated for Emmy award for her work in ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK. She has also worked with Zackary Drucker, Kim Boekbinder, and ACLU to make a video on transgender history. She has also appeared in the Taylor Swift video, which got released in 2019. She has been chosen for the cover of Vogue magazine in the year 2019. Her work has influenced her LGBT peers and many other humans. She has won many awards for her activism and spreading awareness.

Awards & Achievements

She has won numerous awards till now for activism and acting both. Here is the significant awards’ list of Laverne Cox:

  • Courage Award for Anti Violence Project in the year 2013
  • Reader’s Choice award at OUT MAGAZINE in the year 2013
  • Woman of the year in 2014
  • World’s most beautiful women list of People magazine in 2015
  • Daytime Emmy award in 2015
  • Honorary Doctorate from THE NEW SCHOOL in 2016

Net Worth & Salary of Laverne Cox in 2024

Laverne Cox Net Worth
Laverne Cox Net Worth

The net worth of Laverne Cox is around $3 million as of July 2024, which she has earned by working as an actress, TV producer, and TV personality. Before her life turning opportunity in Orange Is the New Black, she was struggling to pay for her rent as well. She uses her social media as a tool for activism. She has not yet disclosed her other assets in public. It is said that she earns around $2,35,000 as a yearly salary plus her endorsements and deals earn her $52,000 approximately.

She is the support of LGBTQ rights and has spoken in several interviews and events. She has talked about bullying and lack of support in her life during childhood. She has also appeared on the cover of TIME Magazine in 2014. She has also been nominated and won a few awards. She wants people to accept transgender people as humans and respect them. She has reached a milestone in the acting field and will continue to strive in acting and activism both.


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