Janet Mock

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Author, Activist (1983)
Thu Sep 12 2019
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Janet Mock is an American writer, television host, director, author and transgender rights, activist. She is also the writer of the book, the Redefining Realness the memoir about her life as a transgender woman which is one of the bestsellers of The New York Times. She has her gender transmission surgery at the age of 18. 

Birth details with parents

Janet Mock was born on 10th, March 1983 in Honolulu, Hawaii, the United States under the star sign Pisces. She was raised by her father, Charlie Mock, and mother, Elizabeth Mock. Janet is a second child in the family, but her sibling's info is yet to be revealed. 

Image: Childhood picture of Janet Mock
Image: Childhood picture of Janet Mock. Source: Pinterest

Janet holds American nationality and belongs to a mixed ethnic group as her mother is half native Hawaiian and her father is African-American descent. Janet was a boy when she was born, but at the age of 18, she went under sex reassignment surgery and named herself as a Janet. 

Further, Mock earned a Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Advertise in 2004 from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. And she has also obtained a Masters of Art in Journalism from New York University in 2006. 

Current relationship status

An activist Janet is currently living a single life. As of now, she is neither seen on any type of love relationship nor spotted with any guy in public. Janet is not much sort of secretive woman, so as soon as she hooks up, she will surely declare about her partner out in media.

Former Husband - Aaron Tredwell

If we look at her dating and romancing histories, Janet was married to Aaron Tredwell.

Snap: Janet and Aaron on their weeding day
Snap: Janet and Aaron on their wedding day. Source: entity mag

Janet and Aaron tied the knot on December 30, 2014, in the small ceremony in Janet's hometown Hawaii just after dating for more than a five years.

Mock has also mentioned the beginning of their relationship in her memoir Redefining Realness. From the book, it is revealed that the couple first met back in 2009 at a nightclub and had their first date same night. 

In her memoir, she not only describes their relationship. She also describes the kindness and support she has got from Aaron after revealing about her childhood and life as a transwoman. Even after knowing the truth, Aaron purposed her. 

Do they share children from their Nuptial?

Since the marriage, the couple was relishing each other's companion. They stood almost half a decade in a marital relationship, but then also they didn't plan to have a child. Fans even speculated about their sexual orientation because of not planning for the family. They might haven't been ready to add a new member on their family as they are now separated.

Now a Divorcee

The couple was living a blissful life. They seem to be enjoying each other's relationship as well, but unfortunately, there came news about their separation. However, the duo didn't reveal the actual reason behind their disunion. 

According to The Blast, Mock filed a divorce document on Wednesday 2019. Janet has confirmed the dissolution rumors via Twitter. 

Janet with her ex-husband, tweet related to their separation
Photo: Janet with her ex-husband, tweet related to their separation. Source: Twitter

As of now, the former duo is focusing on their dream and career. They still share a friendly relation in between and hasn't deployed any chances of being together again.

Is she a transgender?

Transgender rights activist, Janet herself is a transwoman. Once the successful writer and journalist shared her early story of her growing phase. She detailed her clear perception of female identity at a young age which was an empowering moment. At the very young age of 18, Mock had a transformation surgery.

After the surgery, she had a lot of supports from the different organization which built her confidence level to confront. However, this side of her story was kept hidden for a long time for fear of being disfavoured.

Pursuit of Career

After the completion of her graduation, Mock started working as a staff editor at a People Magazine where she worked for more than five years. Janet is also an editor at Marie Claire, where she has written an article about racial representation and trans women's present in the Beauty Industry. 

Being a transgender woman, Mock also write a book related to her teenage years named as Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood. From this book, she rose to limelight and became one of the famous transgender women all over America. 

Image: Janet Mock book Redefining Realness
Image: Janet Mock book Redefining Realness. Source: chapters indigo

The book also adds its name on the bestsellers list of New York Times. Redefining Realness is based on the author's personal experience as a trans woman. 

Net Worth

American writer, author, Janet has grabbed a hefty amount of money from her professional life. She has an estimated bank balance of $3 million. Working as an editor, Janet has been earning a pretty amount of wealth. In a similar context, activist Charlotte Laws and Frigide Barjot's profession has also been beneficial in terms of fortune.

However, she has yet not revealed about her salary and income sources. As per the sources, a median remuneration of an author in America is $61,240. So, we can believe author Janet also has the same remuneration. 

Further, by visualizing her Instagram post, we can say that Janet is living a lavish life in such a rich manner.

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