Laverne Cox Net Worth – Bio, Height, Age, House

By | August 9, 2017

American transgender Laverne Cox has a net worth of $2 million. Check out her bio that tells about her height, age, wiki, house she bought, salary & siblings detail. American actress and LGBTQ advocate, Laverne Cox became famous through her impactful character of Sophia Burset on Netflix television series Orange is the new Black. She is an important personality who works for the benefit of transgenders and LGBTQs.

Laverne Cox


Full Name Laverne Cox
Birth Date May 29‎, ‎1984‎
Nationality American
Height 5.11 feet / 1.80 m
Parents Gloria Cox
Net Worth $2 Million
Source of Income Acting
Annual Salary $250,000
Sibling M Lamar
Children N/A
Ethnicity Black
Boyfriend Jono Freedrix

Laverne was born on May 29, 1972 in Mobile, Alabama. She was raised by her mother Gloria and grandmother in the AME Zion church. She has an identical twin brother, M Lamar who is a musician and artist. Laverne’s childhood was not as easy and glorious like that of the other children. She was born as a boy, but as she grew older, she realized that she felt herself as a girl. These feelings gave her really difficult times. She would be bullied by her fellow mates for not behaving like a usual boy and for having feelings of attraction towards her boy classmates. Extremely troubled and depressed with her situation, she had attempted suicide at an early age of eleven. Overcoming all such hurdles, she gradually moved ahead in life trying to discover the missing puzzles of her existence. Laverne graduated from Alabama School of Fine Arts in Birmingham Alabama. She studied creative writing and then switched to dancing. She further studied at Indiana University Bloomington for two years and then transferred to Marymount Manhattan College where she switched her study interest from dancing to acting.

She has a nice height of 5’11’’ with a balanced weight of 76 kgs. She features on television series, films and some video songs. Some of her other popular performances can be evidenced in Grandma, Car and CBS’ legal drama Doubt, Bored to Death, etc. She has also received some very prestigious honours and awards such as Anti-Violence Project 2013 Courage Award Honoree, Readers Choice Awards at OUT magazine for being the most compelling person of the year and has been one of the most influential gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender people for the year 2013. Not just this, she has also been the woman of the year by the Glamour magazine and has been the first openly transgender person to be nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for acting.  She has achieved many such honours setting an amazing example for everyone.



Laverne is a bold and an extremely influential African-American personality, who with experience and dedication has contributed a lot towards mankind. She believes the society can become better with correct awareness. Her career has been quite successful with her growing popularity making her net worth $2 million.

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