Laverne was born in Mobile, Alabama. She studied at Indiana University Bloomington but later transferred to Marymount Manhattan College. Cox is a transgender woman and advocate of LGBT community. Her by far most famous role is Sophia Burset on Netflix original series Orange Is the New Black. She also appeared on Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce and Faking It.
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|Net Worth||$6 Million|
|Date of Birth||May 29, 1972 (age 51 years)||Gender||Female|
|Height||5 Feet 10 Inches (1.8 m)|
|Profession||Actor, Television producer|
Cox made her television debut in 2008; that year, she appeared in episodes of both “Law & Order” and “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.” More significantly, she appeared as a contestant on the first season of the VH1 reality series “I Want to Work for Diddy.” Following this, VH1 approached Cox about giving her a show of her own. This resulted in the makeover series “TRANSform Me,” on which Cox became the first black transgender person to star on and produce her own show.
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.
Favorite Quotes from Laverne Cox
Why does Laverne Cox have a net worth of $6 Million? Maybe these quotes can shine some light on the situation:
I just have to be myself. I'm not perfect, and I'm going to make mistakes; I might say the wrong thing. I have to be responsible to my community, and I feel like I am, but then I have to not be so hard on myself.Laverne Cox
Everyone is insecure. I think, really, it comes from, like, a desire to want to be in control of how you're represented.Laverne Cox
I never knew my father. He was never married to my mother; he was never a part of my life. It was just my mom, my brother and me.Laverne Cox
I was an actress long before I was a reality TV person.Laverne Cox
What took time for my mom was getting the pronouns right and calling me by a different name. Laverne was my middle name before I transitioned.Laverne Cox