Dominique Jackson Biography
A native of Scarborough, Trinidad, Dominique Jackson (Dominique Brebner) is a Tobagonian-American actress, author, model, and reality television personality.
She is best known for her leading role of Elektra Abundance on the FX television series Pose.
Dominique Jackson Age
Jackson was born in 1964 or 1965 in Scarborough, Trinidad, and Tobago. She is 55/56 years old.
Dominique Jackson Height
Jackson stands at a height of 1.85 m.
Dominique Jackson Family
Jackson was raised by her grandmother, who had “station”. She experienced a traumatic upbringing that included bullying and sexual abuse and then fled to the United States at the age of eighteen due to not being accepted as transgender by her family.
Dominique Jackson Spouse
Jackson is transgender and was married to her eX husband Al Jackson. They had married at a courthouse after dating for about 18 years, and held their wedding ceremony during an episode of Strut but separated in late 2018.
Dominique Jackson Education
Jackson has not disclosed her educational background.
Dominique Jackson Career
Jackson did much of her early modeling work for free in order to develop the right opportunities. She walked for the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in 2009 as a resident model for fashion designer Adrian Alicea.
Also, she has also worked as a model for Vogue Espana. Additionally, she walked in the 2021 Mugler show alongside Hunter Schafer, another trans model.
Jackson has appeared in the documentaries Call Me, Christopher Street: The Series, My Truth, My Story, a Caribbean LGBTQ Oral History and Storytelling Documentary Series created by the Caribbean Equality Project, Visible: The LGBTQ Caribbean Diaspora, and the Oxygen reality television series Strut (2016). She was nominated for a GLAAD Media Award for her work on Strut.
In addition, in 2018, she landed the lead role of Elektra Abundance on the FX series Pose, which is set in the late-1980s ballroom subculture scene in New York City alongside Indya Moore.
The show premiered on June 3, 2018, and received positive reviews. With over 50 transgender characters/actors, the first season had the largest cast of transgender actors ever for a scripted network series. In the second season of Pose, she reprised her role as Elektra Wintour.
On the other hand, Jackson has been frank about her experiences with mental illness. Her autobiography, The Transsexual from Tobago, was published after a thirteen-year writing period. She has also worked with many nonprofit organizations that offer outreach and resources to the LGBTQ+ community, such as Destination Tomorrow in the Bronx.
- Christopher Street: The Series
- MY TRUTH, MY STORY: A Caribbean LGBTQ+ Oral History
- Chick Fight
- Visible: The LGBTQ Caribbean Diaspora
- Call Me
- American Gods
Dominique Jackson Net Worth
Jackson has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
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