The Emmy winning American actor and musician, Jai Rodriguez is also the co-author of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, the New York Times best-selling book. The 38 years old Jai's net worth was estimated to be $3 million in 2016. Moreover, his salary and net worth has rapidly increased over the years.
The Puerto Rican descent is best known as an actor for his roles in plays like Broadway, stage musical Rent and "Zanna, Don't". He also attended the Boces Cultural Art Center in New York where he studied musical theater right from the age of 11.
Later, Rodriguez created his own show named Jai Rodriguez: Xposed. He started to perform on the show which was based on his life in 2005. Further, he has also gained massive popularity as a musician and a few of his albums have done well in the market grossing massive sum of money upon the release.
Jai Rodriguez Net Worth: Salary, Income
Jai Rodriguez has also worked as a host and has hosted a show named "Bravo on With the Show." Through the show, over 50 artists won a trip to New York City to work with Broadway professionals.
Through his professional skill as a musician, actor, and host, Rodriguez had a net worth of over $1.5 million in 2012. The sum almost doubled in 2013 and reached over $2.5 million.
Jai Rodriguez is mostly famous for hosting TV shows. But apart from that, he has also appeared in advertisements and maks around $70K just from endorsements. Talking about the yearly salary, he earns over $350K per annum.
Besides, he has also made his appearances in famous tv shows like How I Met Your Mother and Bones. Further, he also starred in the TV series Malibu Country in 2013. In 2014, Rodriguez appeared in 3 episodes of Kingdom and also hosted several TV shows. His frequent appearance on such shows significantly influenced his net worth and it increased to $2 million by 2015. Again in 2015, he was cast in the movie Kiss Me, Kill Me as Detective Santos.
Rodriguez's total earnings in the year 2014 and 2015 were around $300K. Besides, through his endorsement deals, he had an income of $78,000. Rodriguez musical stage show, "Monday Night Twisted Cabaret" was also a major source of his income.
This gives me all the feels. They’re gonna be epic!!! https://t.co/ZgQBCJvf8Z
— Jai Rodriguez (@jairodriguez) December 6, 2017
Rodriguez, who is also the co-author of the book "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy: The Fab 5s Guide to Looking Better, Cooking Better, Dressing Better, Behaving Better, and Living Better," is the New York Times bestselling author. His career as an author has also made an enormous impact on the increment of his net worth.
Jai Rodriguez: Career and Achievements
Rodriguez was born in New York and used to perform with gospel choirs when he was eleven years old. Later, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue his career in music and acting and finally in 1993, he appeared in the daytime drama All My Children.
Video: Jai Rodriguez Talks 'Queer Eye For The Straight Guy'
Similarly, he was also the part of ABC drama One Life to Live in 2005 as a guest for two episodes. Talking about his career in acting, he has appeared in the series like Nip/Tuck, Gigantic, Harry's Law, Kingdom, Gray's Anatomy and also been the cast on the show Hell's Kitchen in 2015.
Rodriguez is also known for his appearance on the TV reality show Cast. He was also the judge on the MTV's singing show Shower Power which was aired in 2007. He co-hosted the Style Networks show, Ultimate Style with Daisy Fuentes in the same year.
He has also been on the Animal Planet, where he was the host for the 2008 show Groomer Has It, and he also hosted a season of travel/style show on Si Tv in 2007. Rodriguez is best known for performing in the American reality television show Queer Eye for the Straight Guy. For his work in the show, he won a Primetime Emmy.